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Just the Two of Us Bill Withers & Grover Washington, Jr.
Regi Bugalú The Quantic Soul Orchestra

A makeshift latrine hangs over the water at the edge of Cite de Dieu, a slum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. John W. Poole / NPR hide caption

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Port-Au-Prince: A City Of Millions, With No Sewer System

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We'll Meet Again Perplexa
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Flat Panda Dianogah

Surrogate Whitney Watts had her son, J.P., while her husband, Ray Watts, was at sea with the Navy. Surrogacy experts say it's crucial for surrogates to have their own children because they'd presumably understand the emotions involved in bearing a child. The couple for whom Whitney carried twins paid for all expenses during the pregnancy, including private health insurance. Marisa Peñaloza/NPR hide caption

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Ties That Bind: When Surrogate Meets Mom-To-Be

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Retiree Alfredo Silva, 67, wore a skeleton costume to an anti-austerity protest in Lisbon, Portugal, last month. Lauren Frayer for NPR hide caption

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Tough Cuts In Portugal May Be Exacting High Toll

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The Deadly Nightshade Daniel Lanois
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Fragments Thievery Corporation

Mohamed Fellag, an Algerian comedian and humor writer, plays the title character in the Oscar-nominated Monsieur Lazhar, who steps in to teach a class of middle school students at exactly the right time. Music Box Films hide caption

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An Inspiring Teacher, Exactly When He's Needed

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Kraftwerk In New York: Decades Of Influence On Display

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Revolting Children Matilda
The Robots Kraftwerk

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran, Iran, in March. Relations between the two countries have deteriorated over Iran's continued support of the Syrian regime. Vahid Salemi/AP hide caption

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In Balancing Act, Turkey Hosts Iranian Nuclear Talks

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Good Girls Go Bad [Instrumental] DJ Cover This
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Done Did It BalkRoc
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Congress Reel/The Swallow Tailed Coat/ Captain Chops/ The Phoenix Bonnie Rideout & The City Of Washington Pipe Band
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House Speaker John Boehner administers the House oath to Rep. Jason Altmire, D-Pa., on Jan. 5, 2011. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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In Southwestern Pa., Two Conservative Democratic Incumbents Fight For One Seat

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Who Do You Think You Are? Turtle Island String Quartet
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Cuatro estaciónes porteñas (The Four Seasons), tango cycle [Primavera Porteña 'Spring'] Lara St. John
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Brahma Fonk The Brothers Goldman
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Land Trust Picnic Mylab
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Korra demonstrates fire- and water-bending in The Legend of Korra, a new series from the creators of Avatar: The Last Airbender. It premieres April 14 on Nickelodeon. Nickelodeon hide caption

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'Airbender' Creators Reclaim Their World In 'Korra'

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