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Some attendees at Michael Brown's funeral Monday in St. Louis wore ties and buttons depicting the 18-year-old, who was killed two weeks ago in Ferguson, Mo. Robert Cohen/AP hide caption

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In Michael Brown's Memory, Pleas For Justice And Calm

More than 2,000 attended the funeral for Michael Brown, the 18-year-old shot by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo. Both family and clergy referred to Brown's death as a sacrifice for the greater good.

A scientist tests a patient's blood for Ebola at the European Mobile Laboratory in Gueckedou, Guinea. The first cases reported in the outbreak occurred in a small village about eight miles outside Gueckedou. Misha Hussain /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Could A 2-Year-Old Boy Be 'Patient Zero' For The Ebola Outbreak?

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Lyft driver Danielle Kerley showcases the company's iconic mustache, which is displayed on cars used in the service. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Some Call For More Sharing In Ridesharing

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Needle And A Knife Tennis
Hallelujah Time Christian McBride

Fannie Lou Hamer, a leader of the Freedom Democratic party, speaks before the credentials committee of the Democratic national convention in Atlantic City, N.J., on Aug. 22, 1964. AP hide caption

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Freedom Strategy Put To The Test At Democratic National Convention

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Wade in the Water The Freedom Singers
After The Storm Shovels & Rope
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China's President Xi Jinping has launched a number of crackdowns since coming to power, like suppressing Internet speech. But his anti-corruption drive has made him widely popular among ordinary Chinese. Jorge Silva/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Despite Crackdowns, China's President Rides A Wave Of Popularity

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Dancers pose in front of the Unisphere at the 1964 New York World's Fair, and people at Burning Man walk past the Starry Bamboo Mandala. (Left) AP / (Right) Benj Carson/Flickr hide caption

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What Would A World's Fair Look Like Today?

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Stompin' at the Savoy Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

Alfred Molina (left) and John Lithgow play George and Ben in Love Is Strange, a film about two men who have shared four decades of their lives. Clay Enos/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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Longtime Friends Lithgow And Molina Play Longtime Couple In 'Love Is Strange'

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Fumando Captain Planet

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In Michael Brown's Memory, Pleas For Justice And Calm

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People line up to take part in an amnesty program to clear up outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrants in August 2013, in Ferguson, Mo. For those living on the economic margins, the consequences of even a minor criminal violation can lead to a spiral of debt, unpaid obligations, unemployment and even arrest. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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In Ferguson, Court Fines And Fees Fuel Anger

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Four Works of Art... Owls
The Revolt of the Cockroach Peoples Ocote Soul Sounds & Adrian Quesada
On Green Dolphin Street Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Ohio Shovels & Rope
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KING TUBBY MEETS THE ROCKERS ERNEST RANGLIN & MONTY ALEXANDER

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