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Downtown Cairo is plastered with huge posters of Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, the U.S.-trained Egyptian army chief who helped overthrow President Mohammed Morsi. Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Egypt's Top General And His U.S. Lessons In Democracy

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Grand Guignol Bajofondo
The Pasture Elephant Revival
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In lieu of names, this headstone was engraved with a quote: "We grow afraid of what we might forget. We will find peace and value through community in knowing that we belong to each other. Dedicated to the Citizens of Bernalillo County." Carrie Jung/KUNM hide caption

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Laid To Rest: A Proper Burial For The Poor

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Bloodline Barbarossa
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Rather Never Know Bronze Radio Return

Democracy demonstrators wave the Burmese flag in August 1988, when millions of Burmese took to the streets. Students led the protests, but were soon joined by civil servants, police, soldiers and ordinary citizens. Courtesy of Gaye Paterson hide caption

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As Myanmar Opens Up, A Look Back On A 1988 Uprising

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Hsaing Kyaik de Maung Bang on a Can
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Halfway Home Tommy Emmanuel

Julia della Croce says pistachio pesto is an economical — and delicious — alternative when Italian pine nuts can cost up to $120 per pound. Nathan Hoyt/Courtesy of Julia della Croce hide caption

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Don't Let The Price Of Pine Nuts Keep You From Pesto

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Marchette Vincent Migliorisi
Fumando Captain Planet

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Can Congress Figure Out How To Rescue The Post Office?

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Workin' Woman Blues (Tiny Desk Concert Performance) Valerie June
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Whipped Cream Herb Alpert
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Plants accumulate carbon in the spring and summer, and they release it back into the atmosphere in the fall in winter. And a change in the landscape of the Arctic tundra, seen here, means that shrubs hold onto snow better, which keeps the organic-rich soils warmer and more likely to release carbon dioxide that's stored there. Jean-Erick Pasquier/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images hide caption

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Swinging CO2 Levels Show The Earth Is 'Breathing' More Deeply

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Get Carter Theme Bombay Dub Orchestra
Sad and Beautiful World The Garifuna Collective & Danny Michel
Just Jammin' Grammatik

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Experimental Malaria Vaccine Shows Promise In Human Test

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Shin-Ki-Row Various Artists
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Lost in Your Eyes Antoine Dufour & Antoine Defour
Discovery at Night Ludovico Einaudi
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Galope Maga Bo & Robertinho Barreto

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