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The Tragedy of Jessica Ghawi: Spared In Toronto, She Died In Colorado Shooting

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We Learn Rob Cross
Red Dust Zero 7, Henry Binns et. al.
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Flat Panda Dianogah
Sad American Kaki King
Panamericana Gotan Project

Melissa Harris-Perry, MSNBC's newest host, is a Tulane professor with a Ph.D. in political science from Duke. She hosts the two-hour Melissa Harris-Perry show, which airs on Saturday and Sunday mornings. Eliot Kamenitz/The Times-Picayune /Landov hide caption

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MSNBC Gets Academic: Meet Host Prof. Harris-Perry

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Sylvia Woods moves to the music outside her restaurant in Harlem neighborhood of New York, during the restaurant's 40th anniversary celebration in 2002. Stuart Ramson/AP hide caption

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Soul Food Fans Say Goodbye To 'Queen' Sylvia

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Necrology The Cinematic Orchestra
Brown Oxford Archie Pelago

President Obama turned a planned campaign speech in Fort Myers, Fla., into a brief statement about the shooting rampage. He asked the audience to join him in a moment of silence for the victims. Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Movie-Theater Shootings Put Presidential Politics On Hold

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Workers dismantle an installation that was set up for the premiere of The Dark Knight Rises in Paris. It had been scheduled for Friday night but was canceled after a gunman killed 12 people at a Colorado opening of the same film. Jacques Brinon/AP hide caption

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'Dark Knight' Events Canceled, Theaters Add Guards

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Doors of Perception Thievery Corporation & Gunjan
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Paranoid Android Brad Mehldau

Jackie Siegel poses in The Queen of Versailles. She and her husband, David, were building the largest house in the U.S. before the recession soured their plans. Lauren Greenfield/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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In New Documentary, Our Economic Fall Writ Large

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Mandy Ratatat
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Little by Little Radiohead
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New Questions About Timing Of Romney's Bain Departure

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Bo's Veranda Morphine
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Funk Design (Interlude) The Free Design
Black Disciples Ernest Ranglin & Monty Alexander

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