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An ornament honoring Edward Munch's The Scream is part of an annual Christmas tree erected at Union Station in Washington, D.C., and decorated by the Embassy of Norway. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Nothing Says Christmas Like 700 Screaming Faces

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På låven sistter nissen Dizze Tunes
Azucar Tommy Guerrero
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Erre Boogarins

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'Our Industry Follows Poverty': Success Threatens A T-Shirt Business

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Pieces Andrew Belle
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Military Protester Finds Skeptical Audience At Supreme Court

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Gold Rush, Pt.1 The Asteroids Galaxy Tour
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Alta Farra [Instrumental] DJ Juan Data

A train leaves the Rangeland Energy company's crude oil loading terminal near Epping, N.D. So far this year, 60 percent of all oil produced in North Dakota left the state by rail. One economist says there aren't enough oil tankers to fill the demand. AP hide caption

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Pipeline On Wheels: Trains Are Winning Big Off U.S. Oil

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Summer Linnea Olsson
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Panamericana Gotan Project

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These Days, School Lunch Hours Are More Like 15 Minutes

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Agape Bear's Den
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Across the Imaginary Divide Marcus Roberts Trio
Bombom Ryan Lewis, Macklemore et. al.
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Funky Pullett Gene Harris & The Three Sounds
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On Becoming Llewyn Davis, A Hero Who Excels At Failing

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Oscar Isaac & Marcus Mumford, 'Fare Thee Well (Dink's Song)' Oscar Isaac & Marcus Mumford
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