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Nelson Mandela, with his wife, Winnie, walks to freedom after 27 years in prison on Feb. 11, 1990, in Cape Town. AP hide caption

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The Man, The Myth, The Reading List: Nelson Mandela

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South Africa National Anthem Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
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St. Agnes and the Burning Train Soweto String Quartet
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Quick Response Dom Minasi

Seleka fighters pose for a photograph in Bossangoa, Central African Republic, on Nov. 25. The landlocked country has been gripped by violence since the mainly Muslim rebels seized power in the majority Christian country in March. Joe Penney/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Violence Escalates In Central African Republic; U.N. OKs Troops

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Special Shirt Charlie Hunter Trio
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Exile Bill Nelson
Think Pink! [Extended Version][#] Kay Thompson
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Tarde Till Brönner

An unmarked New York State Police SUV pulls over a motorist for distracted driving. Troopers are using a fleet of the tall vehicles to crack down on texting while driving. Jim Fitzgerald/AP hide caption

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Nosy Driver In The Next SUV? It May Be A Cop Watching You Text

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Around Here Anger/Marshall Band
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Brand New Can
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Tapaloka Bruce BecVar
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LIKE A ROLLING STONE BOB DYLAN
Penguin Quartet San Francisco

Mohsin Ikram drives a 1954 Austin-Healey across Pakistan. As the head of Pakistan's Vintage and Classic Car Club, he's doing it mostly because he loves the open road. But he also sees it as a statement against the turmoil that has made parts of the country no-go zones. Abdul Sattar Aga Khan/NPR hide caption

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Driving Pakistan's Badlands In A Vintage British Convertible

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Trip to Ensenada Fussible
Shortnin' Bread Alex de Grassi
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The Brass Sisters, Marilynn and Sheila, say the recipe for this shortbread is a treasure from their childhood they nearly lost forever. Courtesy of Andy Ryan Photography hide caption

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A Tale Of Two Cookies: The Brass Sisters' Shortbread

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Dear Mister Santa Claus Hank Jones
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Sonata In C K. 159 Bela Fleck
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