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Damage on the Royal Caribbean ship Grandeur of the Seas is visible as the ship docks in Freeport, the Bahamas, on Monday. Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Cruise Industry Adopts Passenger 'Rights' As Incidents Mount

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Bombom Ryan Lewis, Macklemore et. al.
Al Araby Syriana

Outside the Woody Guthrie Center, there's a large mural of Guthrie holding his guitar bearing the phrase, "This Machine Kills Fascists." Brett Deering/WireImage hide caption

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Coming Home: The Woody Guthrie Center Opens In Tulsa

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Darius Rucker: Busted Hearts And Pickup Trucks

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Take Me Home Darius Rucker
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Shake Ya Boogie Mocean Worker

Karla Miller competed in the national bees of 1984, 1985 and 1986. Her best finish was 31st, when she went out on the word "dashiki." Today, Miller is a writer and editor. At right, a recent snapshot of Miller and her daughter. Karla Miller hide caption

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What Happens To Spelling Bee Kids? Years Later, The Prize Is Perspective

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Palmreader Sonny & the Sunsets
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Benny's Crib Benny Green

Tourists watch as workers clean oil from the sand along a strip of oil that washed up on the beach in Gulf Shores, Ala., in 2010 after the Deepwater Horizon oil rig exploded off the Louisiana coast. Dave Martin/AP hide caption

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Gulf Coast States Get Creative With BP Oil Spill Money

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Saturday Night Church Tuatara
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Iron City Grant Green, Big John Patton et. al.
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Frankie Kuzuguk, 82, gets a hug from his daughter Marilyn Kuzuguk at Quyanna Care Center in Nome, Alaska, after receiving an official honorable discharge and a distinguished service coin from visiting Veterans Affairs officials. The VA is still tracking down the few surviving members of the World War II Alaska Territorial Guard or delivering benefits to their next of kin. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Forgotten For Decades, WWII Alaskans Finally Get Their Due

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After serving in World War II, Tad Nagaki returned to Nebraska to farm corn, beans and sugar beets. Courtesy of Mary Previte hide caption

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After Long Wait For Combat, Tad Nagaki Became POW Liberator

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A bank in Yangon recently opened the first ATM in Myanmar that's connected to the rest of the world. Lam Thuy Vo / NPR hide caption

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In A Single ATM, The Story Of A Nation's Economy

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Turbine Memphis Industries
Sunrise Serenade Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
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The sun sets just east of Chaman, Pakistan, near the Afghan border, on Nov. 8, 2001. Laura Rauch/AP hide caption

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Novel Examines Afghanistan War From A Pakistani Perspective

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Rush Hour in Hong Kong, Op. 5/3 Jeffrey Biegel
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