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As Drought Turns To Flood, Farmers Get 'Weather Whiplash'

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Overwhelming Infinity of Possibility Joel Harrison 19
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Canto de Ossanha Jonathan Kreisberg
Lions on the Beach Cloud Boat
Appetite Lonely Drifter Karen
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Bob Dylan performs at the Newport Folk Festival in 1963. His set included "Only a Pawn in Their Game," which he would also play at the 1963 March on Washington. Eyeneer hide caption

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Bob Dylan's Tribute To Medgar Evers Took On The Big Picture

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Protesters wave flags outside the Athens headquarters of broadcaster ERT on Wednesday. Prime Minister Antonis Samaras shut down the network Tuesday, but workers are occupying the building. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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'Now What?': Greeks Confront Shutting Of Public Broadcaster

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Fuera De Mi Camino Sol Pereyra
Changes Mocean Worker & Herb Alpert
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Nathan Gunn and Sasha Cooke star in the new opera The Gospel of Mary Magdalene as Yeshua (the Hebrew name of Jesus) and the title character. San Francisco Opera hide caption

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A Loaded Bible Story, Tweaked For The Opera Stage

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Hot No Ho The Lions & Lions

Google, like Facebook, Microsoft and other Internet companies, is concerned that data requests from U.S. surveillance agencies could ultimately damage its reputation in the U.S. and overseas. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Net Giants Try To Quell Users' Jitters About Their Data

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Spiritual Groove [Live/Solo] Antoine Dufour
Bear No Hair Garage a Trois
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An oversized Chicago Blackhawks hockey helmet sits on one of the lion sculptures outside the entrance to the Art Institute of Chicago in celebration of the team's upcoming appearance in the Stanley Cup Final in Chicago. The Blackhawks host the Boston Bruins in Game 1 on Wednesday. Scott Eisen/AP hide caption

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Hockey's Hottest Teams Hit The Ice In Stanley Cup Final

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James Franco (left), Seth Rogen and Jay Baruchel are all playing themselves in Rogen's apocalypse comedy This Is the End. Sony Pictures hide caption

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'This Is The End': The Apocalypse Is One Hot Party

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It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine) REM
Absinthe on a Bicycle Luther & Toby
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Residents of the Estonian capital of Tallinn can use public transportation for free after purchasing a special card for 2 euros. Raigo Pajula/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tallinn: The Former Soviet City That Gave Birth To Skype

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican, points during an intense conversation with President Obama after he arrived at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport in Mesa, Ariz. She has since made light of the incident in trying to rally support for a Medicaid expansion in the state. Haraz N. Ghanbari/AP hide caption

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In Arizona, An Unlikely Ally For Medicaid Expansion

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Bring Back Pluto Aesop Rock
Rapaz de Bem Kenny Barron & the Brazilian Knights
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The National: 'We've Earned Our Stripes'

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Gaucho Hot Club Sandwich
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