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Vimeo's Virtual Tip Jar Invites Viewers To Chip In

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867-5309/Jenny Tommy Tutone
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Another Body of Water Roots of Orchis
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Answer Me Ticklah & Victor Axelrod
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Could Genes For Stripes Help Kitty Fight Disease?

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The Four Seasons resort on Lanai. Software mogul Larry Ellison recently bought virtually the entire Hawaiian island. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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You Can Buy An Island, But Can You Really Own It?

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Ernossi Ernest Ranglin & Avila
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Descarga en Faux Carlos "Patato" Valdes

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Senate Race Tough To Call As Wisconsin Swings

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Surgeons transplant a kidney in 8-year-old Sarah Dickman at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta in 2008. The proposed changes in the transplant list attempt to maximize kidney life in young patients. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Who's Next In Line For A Kidney Transplant? The Answer Is Changing

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Bring It On Home Kinobe
Azucar Tommy Guerrero
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Are Chinese Exporters Cheating?

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Clusters The Sorts
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Turn It Up Shitake Monkey

U.S. officials and Libyan militiamen met to discuss the deteriorating security in Benghazi just two days before the attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans. Stevens is shown here at the consulate in June. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Libyan Militiaman Says He Warned U.S. Of Dangers

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Egyptians destroy an American flag pulled down from the U.S. Embassy in Cairo, Sept. 11, during a protest over the film that insulted the Prophet Muhammad. Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Mideast Violence Prompts Calls For New U.S. Policy

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The artificial cave built for bats in Tennessee has a human entrance below and a bat entrance above. In the summer, any fungus left by the bats over the winter will be cleaned up. The Nature Conservancy hide caption

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Man-Made Cave Built To Shelter Bats From Infection

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King of Diamonds Motopony
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