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Legendary Pianist Horace Silver Dies At 85

The bandleader and composer shifted the jazz landscape of the 1950s and '60s with his bluesy, funky music. Along the way, he mentored major musicians and devised future jazz standards.

Marissa Szabo, 26, and her boyfriend are moving into Szabo's mother's house. The couple is saving up for a down payment. Chris Arnold/NPR hide caption

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Sluggish Housing Market A Product Of Millions Of 'Missing Households'

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Charles Barsotti created more than a thousand cartoons for the New Yorker, many of which featured a series of round-snouted dogs just like this hapless pair. Charles Barsotti/ Courtesy of the New Yorker hide caption

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Remembering Charles Barsotti, Who Drew Cartoons That Hugged Us Back

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House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy of California leaves a Republican Conference meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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In Race To Replace Cantor, Southern Republicans See Opportunity

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Members of the FBI Evidence Response Team enter the federal courthouse in Salt Lake City in April after a U.S. marshal shot Siale Angilau, who authorities say was a member of the city's Tongan Crip Gang. Angilau was on trial for racketeering charges when he rushed the witness stand with a pen. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Grappling With Gangs, Salt Lake City Turns To Racketeering Laws

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The Specter Of Iraq Haunts The Political Life Of Barack Obama

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Horace Silver performs for television in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1979. JazzSign/Lebrecht Music & Arts/Corbis hide caption

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Legendary Pianist Horace Silver Dies At 85

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