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White Men, A Key GOP Demographic, Discuss The Romney Appeal

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Coda Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit & Isbell, Jason And The 400 Unit
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Fin Nadje Noordhuis
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German Lawmakers Move To Quell Uproar Over Circumcision

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1954's Creature from the Black Lagoon is featured in the new release of Universal's classic monster movies. Universal Pictures hide caption

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Home Video Review: Universal's 'Classic Monsters' Collection

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Revolting Children Matilda
Besame Mucho Ron Carter
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French policemen on Oct. 15 detain topless activists from the group Femen who are protesting the verdict in a gang rape trial. The group was established in Ukraine but is now setting up an office in Paris. Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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With Topless Protests, 'Sextremists' March In Paris

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Isla Portico Quartet
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I Want To Feel Good, Pt. 2 The Bad Plus
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They Call The Election A Horse Race; It Has Real Bettors, Too

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On Matane Malit, the Elina Duni Quartet lays expansive instrumentation over traditional Albanian folk melodies. Blerta Kambo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elina Duni: Love, Lust And Albanian Folk Songs

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Ka Një Mot Elina Duni Quartet
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Give Inski's The Mattson 2

Burhan Hassan of Minnesota was recruited to fight in Somalia for al-Shabab, which the U.S. calls a terrorist group. He was killed there in 2009. This undated file photo released by his family in 2008. Anonymous/AP hide caption

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Minnesota Case Re-Opens Wounds Among Somalis

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A New York case in which a same-sex couple was denied a tax benefit is likely headed to the Supreme Court. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Marriage Law Likely Headed To Supreme Court

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Water in Water Buildings
Potato Chips Polka Brave Combo
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Besame Mucho David Grisman and Martin Taylor

Illustrated by Kristiana Parn, the booklet for Rabbit Days and Dumplings contains notes about each song and its East Asian origins, written by Elena Moon Park. Kristiana Parn hide caption

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'Dumplings' And Bunnies: Asian Folk Songs For Kids

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All My Ex's Live in Texas Pickin' On
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Colorado, A Big Win For Obama In 2008, Now A Harder Sell

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If I Only Had Tomorrow (Second Chances) West End Motel
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Village Lee Ritenour
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Race For Arizona's Open Senate Seat Gets Personal

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Come Back To Us Release The Sunbird
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Matisse the Cat Jesse Cook

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