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Pakistanis welcome Muhammad Shahid Nazir, center, the singer of "One Pound Fish," at Lahore's airport Thursday. Hamza Ali/AP hide caption

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'One Pound Fish': A Pakistani Man's Passport To Fame

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Revolting Children Matilda
Ostinato Original Soundtrack
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A member of Rio de Janeiro's Social Work Department speaks with crack addicts in a slum area known as "Crackland," during a police operation in the city in November. Christophe Simon /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Brazil's Drug Epidemic: Welcome To 'Crackland'

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Note Bleu Medeski Martin & Wood
Death by Triple Fiddle Edgar Meyer & Joshua Bell
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'Looper': A World Of Musical Clicks And Pops

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Revolting Children Matilda
Just Chillin' Joe Sample & Soul Committee
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When completed, the Crazy Horse mountain carving will be 641 feet long by 563 feet high. Matthew Staver /Landov hide caption

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The Slow Carving Of The Crazy Horse Monument

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Juicebox Section Quartet
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Pixie George Winston
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Gulf Coast Blues & Impressions: A Hurricane Relief Benefit
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The majority of what happens on Jan. 1, 2013, is tax increases and cuts in tax deductions to pay for the changes coming in 2014. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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What The Health Law Will Bring In 2013

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People Going Down in Pieces 2 The Horseflies
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Jack of Speed Phil Upchurch
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Sen.-elect Ted Cruz of Texas answers a question from a television reporter on Nov. 6 in Houston. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Tea Party Texan Cruz Gives GOP Hope In Hunt For Hispanic Votes

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Rep.-elect Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., appears at a news conference with newly elected Democratic House members in Washington on Nov. 13. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Sinema, First Openly Bisexual Member Of Congress, Represents 'Changing Arizona'

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Attachment Sameer Gupta
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Peace Pilgrim near Topeka, Kan., in the late 1970s. She had walked 25,000 miles by 1964, and continued for almost two more decades. She carried only a pen, a comb, a toothbrush and a map. James B. Burton/Courtesy of Friends Of Peace Pilgrim hide caption

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Peace Pilgrim's 28-Year Walk For 'A Meaningful Way Of Life'

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Dream Song Erik Friedlander
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Sinner Street Jimmy Thackery
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Dropkick Murphys: A 'Rose Tattoo' Tells A Life Story

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Trying to Make It Magic Sam
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