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Into the City Brad Mehldau
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Highway Rider
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Brad Mehldau

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Retrograde Jason Moran
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Retrograde
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Soundtrack to Human Motion
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Jason Moran

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The Ruth Ellis Center helps about 5,000 young people each year. Mercedes Mejia /Michigan Radio hide caption

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Michigan LGBT Youth Center Does Outreach With A Dance 'Hook'

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Vogue Madonna
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Immaculate Collection
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Madonna

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Stompin' at the Fort Nick Curran
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Doctor Velvet
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Nick Curran

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The PBF Energy refinery in Paulsboro, N.J., uses toxic chemicals such as hydrofluoric acid. Rather than using "inherently safer" design methods, the industry says, other safety measures are taken to prevent accidents like the one in West, Texas. Mel Evans/AP hide caption

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After Deadly Chemical Plant Disasters, There's Little Action

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Winelight Trio da Paz
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Somewhere
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Trio da Paz

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Leonard Nimoy (left) originated the role of Spock on Star Trek. Zachary Quinto (right) plays the character in the franchise's reboot. Amanda Edwards/Getty Images hide caption

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Quinto Turns Inward To Find Spock's Soul

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Tears Linn Barnes & Allison Hampton
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Moonlight
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Gerry Leone was the district attorney for Middlesex County in Massachusetts when three people were murdered in a house in the Boston suburb of Waltham. He told reporters that police suspected the assailants and the victims knew each other. YouTube hide caption

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Boston Bombings Prompt Fresh Look At Unsolved Murders

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(An Old Murder Ballad Come to Life) The Wilders
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Someone's Got to Pay
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Red Bud Jim Brock
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Pasajes
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Jim Brock

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President Obama's commencement speeches seem to be his real State of the Union addresses. On May 5, he told Ohio State students that they were graduating into a "healing" economy. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Obama U: What Graduation Speeches Say About The President

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Symphony No.20 ("Three Journesy to a Holy Mountain"), for band, Op. 223 Various
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Rock With You Mike LeDonne
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Groover
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Bobby McFerrin's new album is titled Spirityouall. Carol Friedman /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Bobby McFerrin: Spirituals As Sung Prayers

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Puesta del Sol Tommy Guerrero
Dockside Boogie Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown
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Long Way Home
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Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

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Serena (right) and Venus Williams pose with their gold medals during the London 2012 Olympic Games. Stefan Wermuth/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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'Venus And Serena': An Extraordinary Story, Told On Film

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Stronger [Hommage To Kelly Clarkson] Cello Freaks
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Zero Dark Thirty Soundtrack London Symphony Orchestra

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