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Lillies of the Valley
Qassabji's Nightmare Nashaz

U.S. Marines with 4th Force Reconnaissance Company slide off F470 Combat Rubber Raiding Crafts during training in Waimanalo, Hawaii. The French company Zodiac has been the U.S. military's choice for inflatable rubber rafts for roughly two decades. Now the company is making the rafts in the U.S. Lance Cpl. Reece E. Lodder/Marine Corps Base Hawaii hide caption

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French Maker Of Military Rafts Gets An American Identity

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Turbine Barbarossa
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Wilderness Royal Bangs
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Wind turbines at the Kahuku wind farm on Oahu's North Shore in 2011. Hawaiian energy managers are hoping to build stronger connections with customers to better manage renewable sources of energy on the grid. Yuriko Nakao/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The Grid Of The Future Could Be Brought To You By ... You

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Ancient Sea Elephant Revival

A photo taken of the clown who wore a mask resembling President Obama during a rodeo Saturday at the Missouri State Fair. Jameson Hsieh/AP hide caption

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'Nothing Racist' Implied In 'Obama' Act, Says Rodeo Clown

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A Lover Of Horse Races, And Horses: Remembering Jack Germond

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Budapest Blues Kopas
Gone Stefon Harris & Blackout
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Beautiful Otherness Bent
Green Foam Steve Gadd Band

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks during the 133rd Annual Fancy Farm Picnic in Fancy Farm, Ky., on Aug. 3. McConnell said this week that using a big spending bill to defund Obamacare is not the way to go. Stephen Lance Dennee/AP hide caption

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GOP Debate: Is Obamacare Fight Worth A Government Shutdown?

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Crack Rock Frank Ocean
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Not-Imagined Nothingness Royal Bangs
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The active ingredient in Propecia, a baldness remedy approved by the Food and Drug Administration in 1997, is showing new promise as a way to prevent some prostate cancers. AP hide caption

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Evidence Supports Pill To Prevent Some Prostate Cancers

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Sunny's Song Benevento-Russo Duo
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Kristin Yentes (right) and other volunteers from U.S. Bank serve breakfast to diners at Catholic Charities Opportunity Center in Minneapolis. Workers from the bank have been volunteering with Catholic Charities for more than a year. Jeffrey Thompson /MPR hide caption

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More Companies Encourage Workers To Volunteer, On The Clock

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Pump Me Up Trouble Funk
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Caboclinha Mario Adnet
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'The New York Times' Site, Apps Return After Two-Hour Outage

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Holy Grail Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake
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