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Texas Senate Investigates 'Pay-To-Play' Allegations

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Immaculate Heart, Pt. 1 The American Analog Set
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The Set-Up The City Champs

Kait Wyatt carries her 1-month-old son, Michael, at the burial for her husband, Marine Cpl. Derek Wyatt, at Arlington National Cemetery, Jan. 7. Wyatt was killed Dec. 6, 2010, in Afghanistan. Kait Wyatt, who was pregnant at the time of her husband's death, was induced the day after he was killed so she could attend the service. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A Marine's Death, And The Family He Left Behind

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Christmas for Argyle John Danley
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China, Russia Top List Of U.S. Economic Cyberspies

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Airports Try New Screening To Focus On Threats

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Scandal At the Parkade Owen Pallett
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Walk it Off Big Lazy
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If The Art Museum were a real museum and not just a book, there would hardly be need for another. At 18 pounds and 922 pages, the expansive book is organized into thematic "galleries," and within those "rooms" dedicated to solo artists, like Picasso. Phaidon hide caption

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A Trip To The World's Largest 'Art Museum' In Print

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Kimya Dawson: A Songwriter Tackles Motherhood Head-On

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Driving Driving Driving Kimya Dawson
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Next Message [Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five] Mighty Mo and the Winchester Seven
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'Silent Generation' May Get Loud In 2012 Election

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4 Alarm Will Sound
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Two Steps Back Shawn Lee
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Fours Glorytellers
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Sarabande Yo-Yo Ma

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Greek Drama Dominates Talks At G-20 Summit

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Seaside Smokes David Byrne
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Isley on the Dome Played Tomorrow

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Hey, Kids, It's Vinny Pookh Time! Cartoon Music From The U.S.S.R.

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Revolting Children Matilda
How Blue Can You Get? James Cotton
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Cain Accuser Won't Release Name As New Details Of Harassment Emerge

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