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She Works Hard For the Money Donna Summer
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Source in Between [Latin Re-Mix] Elio Villafranca, Eric Alexander et. al.
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A scene from Battleship, which opens this weekend in the U.S. Thanks to earlier releases abroad, the film has already grossed $215 million worldwide. ILM/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Coming Soon — To A Theater Nowhere Near You

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A cyclist rides on a bike lane on Prospect Park West, in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Bike lanes of this type use parked cars to create a buffer zone from road traffic. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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In America's 'Most Bikeable' Cities, Bike Lanes Rule

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Elephant Ride The State of Bengal
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Amr Moussa, a prominent figure during the rule of former President Hosni Mubarak, is the front-runner as Egyptians prepare to vote for president next week. He is shown here during a campaign event on the outskirts of Cairo on Wednesday. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Egypt's New President Could Come From Old Guard

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Egypt's grand mufti, Ali Gomaa (center, with scarf), visits the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem in April. The Dome of the Rock, which is part of the same compound, is shown behind him. Many Muslims have boycotted the site because Israel claims sovereignty. But Palestinian religious figures now say they welcome such visits, a move that has sparked controversy. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Change, Palestinians Now Seek High-Profile Visits

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A Talon for the Flywheel Roots of Orchis
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The Spy From Cairo Arabadub
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"There is a certain heaviness that you can get from just the right groove," says JD McPherson. "Even if it's not a really fast groove." Jim Herrington hide caption

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JD McPherson: When A Punk Goes Vintage

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Wolf Teeth JD McPherson
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Bear No Hair Garage a Trois
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The U.S. oil boom has created a glut of crude in Cushing, Okla., a major oil storage hub. This sign dubs the city the "Pipeline Crossroads of the World." Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Pipeline Flip Turns U.S. Oil World 'Upside Down'

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The Faith and Freedom Coalition has gone as far as sponsoring a race car with "Register to Vote" emblazoned on the side. Reed Sorenson drove the No. 32 car during a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway on April 28 in Virginia. Russell LaBounty/LAT for AP hide caption

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Haven't Registered To Vote Yet? They're Coming For You

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L' Espionnage Pomme de Terre Tuatara
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Blade Won't Cut Another Blade The Funk Ark
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Green Africa Mulatu Astatke
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The Machine Garage a Trois
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Blue Skies Les Doigts de l'Homme
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