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In Between Lines The Album Leaf

President Obama nominates Robert Wilkins, Patricia Millett and Nina Pillard to fill the remaining vacancies on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on June 4. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Republicans Push Back On Obama's D.C. Court Nominees

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Natural Acts Sonny & the Sunsets
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Crimewave Crystal Castles

The painting "The Redemption of Ham" by Modesto Brocos features a black grandmother, mixed-race mother, white father and white baby. The grandmother stands to the left with her hands raised in prayer, praising God that her grandson is white. Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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Skin Color Still Plays Big Role In Ethnically Diverse Brazil

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A Boston police officer wheels an injured boy down Boylston Street as medical workers carry an injured runner after the Boston Marathon bombing in April. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Boston Hospitals Share Lessons From Marathon Bombing

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Dusty McNugget Brad Mehldau
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Nica's Dream Wes Montgomery

Brazilian writer Yasmin Thayná, 20, participated in a local program aimed at cultivating artistic talent in low-income communities. Courtesy of Yasmin Thayná hide caption

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Yasmin Thayná: 'I Always Wanted To Make Literature With My Hair'

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Duetos de Violões (Guitar Duets): Dois Violões Egberto Gismonti & Alexandre Gismonti
Bootie Beat Shawn Lee & Clutchy Hopkins
Spirit of the Air Pat Metheny
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Ubiquitous 3 Brave Souls
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The wild population of the golden lion tamarin, which lives only in Brazil's Atlantic Forest, fell to just 200 in the 1970s. Conservationists have helped the species rebound, but the monkeys are still at risk as development encroaches on their remaining habitat. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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Beloved Brazilian Monkey Clings To A Shrinking Forest

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Erectos Cactos (Erect Cacti) [Forró] Cabruêra
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Paper Scissors Stone Portico Quartet
Kasalèfkut Hulu (From All the Time I Have Passed) Mulatu Astatqé

Linda Norman (right) and Joanna Galt, both from Florida, hold their banners during a "Exempt America from Obamacare" rally on the West Lawn of the Capitol on Sept. 10. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Conservative Group To Young People: 'Opt Out' Of Obamacare

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Super Mario 64 Opening Theme: Overworld Theme Big Band of Rogues
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Hallelujah Time Christian McBride

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