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Diners eat at Fouquet's restaurant, a landmark on the Champs Elysees in Paris for more than a century. Traditional cafes and shops are steadily giving way to large global chains. Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Global Chains Move In, The Champs Elysees Gets A New Look

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Les Champs-Élysées Joe Dassin
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New York Attitude Erena Terakubo
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A bartender pours a beer at the Nomad Pub in Milwaukee, Wisc., in 2006. Darren Hauck/Getty Images hide caption

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Binge Drinking Sticks Wisconsin With A Hefty Tab

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Everything Is Borrowed The Streets
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Maintenance [Instrumentals] Blockhead

Rachel Allen's recipe for Molly Malone's Cockle and Mussel Chowder derives its name from a popular Irish folk song. David Loftus hide caption

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Molly Malone: A Soup And Song For St. Patrick's Day

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Molly O'Malone Seamus Ennis & Uilleann Pipes
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Shakey Jake Joe McPhee
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Abigail Moscaritolo holds up a recent fashion find on a "haul video." The YouTube trend has become so popular that fashion retailers are approaching haulers to promote their products online. AbbyLynn401/YouTube hide caption

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Showing Off Shopping Sprees, Fashion 'Haulers' Cash In Online

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R&B singers Nicole Wray and Terri Walker have teamed up as the duo Lady. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Lady: Two Soul Stalwarts Find A New Groove Together

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Sweet Lady Lady
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Huffin' the Muggles Carl Henry Brueggen
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Black Mamba Adam Kromelow Trio
Galope Maga Bo & Robertinho Barreto

Villagers gather dead pigs in Jiaxing, in eastern China's Zhejiang province, on Wednesday. The number of dead pigs found in Shanghai's main river had doubled in two days to more than 6,000, the government said. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Shanghai's Dead Pigs: Search For Answers Turns Up Denials

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Wan Joon Kim (right), with his son Kirk and wife, Boo Ja, at their stall inside the Compton Swap Meet last January. Courtesy of Sam Quinones hide caption

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Gangsta Rap Swap Meet Proprietor Wan Joon Kim Has Died

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Straight Outta Compton N.W.A
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The Outer Banks The Album Leaf
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An Islamist rebel group in Aleppo called "the Authority for the Promotion of Virtue and Supporting the Oppressed" reviews applications for aid on Feb. 25. In addition to handing out aid, the Islamist group says it is carrying out civilian administration in parts of Aleppo. Hamid Khatib/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Courts Become A Battleground For Secularists, Islamists In Syria

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Nelson Kanuk, a senior at Mt. Edgecumbe High School, is one of six Alaskan youth suing the state, asking it to pay more attention to climate change. Ed Ronco for NPR hide caption

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As His Home Melts Away, Teenager Sues Alaska

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Blue Steele Destruments
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives for a meeting in Israel's parliament, the Knesset, on Thursday. Netanyahu has reached agreement with other factions to form a coalition government following an election in January. Gali Tibbon /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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After Weeks Of Wrangling, An Israeli Government Takes Shape

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Grouper, an online dating service, uses social media to connect people interested in blind dates to create six-person outings. Julia Robbs/Grouper hide caption

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Modern Dating Is A Group Sport For The Hashtag Generation

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We Found Love Calvin Harris & Rihanna
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Noliu Chucho Valdés
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