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The Two-Way

In Iraq, Coordination With Iran 'Not Impossible,' Gen. Dempsey Says

"I'm not predicting that it's entirely impossible that we would at any point act collaboratively with Iran," the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff tells NPR.

President Obama sits down to have lunch with Rebekah Erler at Matt's Bar in Minneapolis on Thursday. Obama spent a day with Erler, who wrote the White House about her struggles to make ends meet. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Obama Gets Real, Meeting The Authors Behind White House Letters

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Jan Lambchop
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The Swing of Justice Gramatik

Nineteen-year-old Bosnian Serb Gavrilo Princip fired the shots that killed the heir to the Austro-Hungarian empire, Archduke Franz Ferdinand, and his wife, Sophie, during a visit to Sarajevo on June 28, 1914. Depending on whom you ask, he's either a hero or a terrorist. Historical Archives Sarajevo/AP hide caption

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The Shifting Legacy Of The Man Who Shot Franz Ferdinand

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Where Are the Timpani Heartbeats? The Six Parts Seven
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Podcaster Risks Excommunication For Defending Gay Mormons

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Had to Hear Real Estate
NO BOW TIE NEAL HELLMAN & JOE WEED

David Lee writes an online men's guide to Asian lifestyle and entertainment. He says he voted against a battle-ax and for his bathrobe when choosing a masculine object. The blue terry cloth robe is based on the Adventure Time cartoon. Courtesy of Salima Koroma hide caption

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Bathrobes And Baby Carriers: The Stuff Of Manliness?

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12-year-old Moziah Bridges started his bowtie company, Mo's Bows, three years ago in Memphis. He says dressing well "helps people respect you and it makes you look good." Annabella Charles/Courtesy of Mo's Bows hide caption

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Memphis Preteen Works To Put The 'Bazam' Back In The Bow Tie

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Pollera Amarilla Chico Trujillo
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In Iraq, Coordination With Iran Not Impossible, Gen. Dempsey Says

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What I Believe Sum 41
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Shine Wild Belle
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Martha looks just as good today as she did in 1914. Elizabeth O'Brien/Smithsonian Institution hide caption

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Lone Passenger Pigeon Escapes Pie Pan, Lands In Smithsonian

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Martha and Me John Herald
Set Du Pigeon [The Pigeon Set] Chuck & Albert

Europeans throw away 90 million tons of food each year, including these vegetables pulled from waste bins of an organic supermarket in Berlin. A new German website aims to connect surplus food with people who want it. Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Got Leftovers To Share? In Germany, There's A Website For That

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King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown Monty Alexander