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Free Syrian Army fighters sit behind an anti-aircraft weapon in Aleppo, Syria, in February. The rebels say U.S.-provided weapons would help in their fight against Bashar Assad's regime. Abdullah al-Yassin/AP hide caption

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Syrian Rebel Leader: We Won't Share U.S. Arms With Extremists

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When illustrator Ralph Steadman accepted an assignment with writer Hunter S. Thompson at the Kentucky Derby, he never imagined the weekend that would ensue. Here, Steadman depicts the race's winner, a colt named Dust Commander. Ralph Steadman hide caption

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A 'Decadent And Depraved' Derby With Hunter S. Thompson

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The original Naked Cowboy, Robert Burck (second from right), shows off with new naked cowfolk, from left, Karen Munos, Titus Gandy, Alejandra Quinones and Patricia Burck in New York's Times Square. Margot Adler/NPR hide caption

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Times Square's Naked Cowboy Wrangles Some Co-Workers

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Sad Old Heartbreak Song The Naked Cowboy
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Karen Russell's debut novel, Swamplandia! was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2012. Her most recent work is a collection of short stories, Vampires in the Lemon Grove. Michael Lionstar hide caption

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Three-Minute Fiction Round 11: Finders Keepers

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Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly in Adam McKay's Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby. The Kobal Collection hide caption

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The Movie Paula Patton Has 'Seen A Million Times'

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Lauren Mayberry of Chvrches performs at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, in March. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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Big Songs, Big Hype (Oh Yeah, They're Women)

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