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Afghan laborers work on a roads project last month in Kabul. A huge project to fix the city's roads and sewers is causing huge headaches. Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images hide caption

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Kabul's Roads, Paved With Good Intentions

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Malian guitarist Lobi Traore died in 2010, at just 49. His last album is called Bwati Kono. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Two Malian Guitar Greats, Gone But Still Wailing

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Cellist Alisa Weilerstein Jamie Jung/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Alisa Weilerstein Plays Elgar: Exploring Music With An Intense Past

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MIT health economist Jonathan Gruber, who explained the ins and outs of health overhaul in a comic book, says that excluding the value of health insurance from federal taxes is a terrible idea, at least from an economist's point of view. Macmillan hide caption

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The Perilous Politics Of The Health Insurance Tax Break

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Jeff Makholm holds the Bay Psalm Book. Monica Brady-Myerov/WBUR hide caption

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The First Book Printed In British North America And A Church's Decision To Sell It

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Electronic medical records can have drawbacks, too. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Computerized Health Records Breed Digital Discontent For Some Doctors

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Peter O'Toole was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as the titular Lawrence of Arabia. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment hide caption

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Home Video Review: 'Lawrence Of Arabia' On Blu-Ray

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