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Agustin Villa cuts down a tree in the Amazon jungle, in Santa Cruz province, Bolivia, 2012. Carlos Villalon for NPR hide caption

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Guess Who's Chopping Down The Amazon Now?

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Arrivals N.2 Dustin O'Halloran
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Saturn 9 Zubatto Syndicate
Mogador Club d'Elf

Chan Marshall, better known by the name Cat Power, takes a new approach on her latest record, Sun. Stefano Giovannini/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Cat Power Rips It Up, Starts Again

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Peace And Love Cat Power
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Sonnentanz Klangkarussell

LCT3's Claire Tow Theater is a two-story structure built on a steel truss that straddles the roof of Lincoln's Vivian Beaumont Theater. Before or after performances, theatergoers can mingle over drinks at a roofdeck bar that overlooks Lincoln Center and the surrounding neighborhood. Francis Dzikowski/ESTO/Courtesy of H3 Hardy Collaboration Architecture hide caption

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In New York, Two Big Arts Institutions Go Small

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Ice Age Dr. John
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Buster Swing Stephane Wrembel Trio & Wrembel, Stephane Trio
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The Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon are overcrowded and run down. But Syrian refugees are moving in as they flee the fighting in their homeland. Mohammed Asad/APA/Landov hide caption

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Syrian Refugees Move Into Lebanon's Crowded Camps

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Hold On SBTRKT & Sampha
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Su-Bo's Mental Meltdown Portico Quartet
Moussaka [DJ Click Version] Gnawa Njoum Experience

Alejandra Salinas, president of the College Democrats of America, says the group's numbers have been growing in key states like Florida and Ohio. Brett Myers/Youth Radio for NPR hide caption

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Youth Fervor High At DNC, But Lagging Behind 2008

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Turn It Up Shitake Monkey

Michelle Johnson and her family talk about conditions within Detroit's Highland Park schools, in July. Mike Glinski/Mlive Detroit hide caption

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Students Say They've Been Denied The Right To Read

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Wheels Fink
Galope Maga Bo & Robertinho Barreto

The FOX show Raising Hope follows young father Jimmy Chance (Lucas Neff) who conceived his daughter Hope (Baylie/Rylie Cruget) in a one-night stand. The show has worked with The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy to write messages about safe sex into the script. Greg Gayne /2012 Fox Broadcasting Co. hide caption

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TV Writers Script Safe Sex 'Product Placement'

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Mentality SOJA
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Grazing in the Grass Hugh Masekela
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