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Lines of voters wait to cast their ballots as the polls open in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Nov. 6. Edward Linsmier/Getty Images hide caption

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President's New Voting Commission Greeted With Skepticism

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You're So Pretty Pillowfight
Sugar Shout Out Louds
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CELANDINE ADRIAN LEGG
We See Matt Wilson's Arts & Crafts
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THE BULLFROG SHUFFLE BELA FLECK

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After Sandy, Not All Sand Dunes Are Created Equal

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O Christmas Tree Wynton Marsalis
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Actions Speak Vijay Iyer Trio
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Say Yes To 'No': Retro Political Thriller Packs A Timely Punch

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Lively Up Yourself Charlie Hunter Quartet
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Nour Kelze, a 25-year-old from Aleppo, Syria, was teaching English at a private school when the uprising started two years ago. Since then, she has learned to be a war photographer and has been sending photos to the Reuters news agency. Stephanie Freid/Courtesy of Nour Kelze hide caption

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Conflict Transforms Syrian English Teacher Into War Photographer

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Clipper Portico Quartet
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No Church in the Wild The Next Collective & Christian Scott
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Epic Calexico
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Algiers
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Not Supposed To Guards
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Let It Go, Don't Let It Go Zeus
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Photon Pantha Du Prince
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Popular Workout Booster Draws Safety Scrutiny

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Fumando Captain Planet

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