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"What's gonna all bring us together is when we recognize that diversity in each other and not be afraid of it," Melissa Etheridge says. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Melissa Etheridge Opens Her Heart

Etheridge talks about being accepted by her conservative hometown, being truthful with the public, getting married and living her monster-ness.

Casa Dominique is an ecolodge on Lanzarote's northern coast. Julie Genicot, a French trekking guide, has lived in Lanzarote since her grandparents opened the Casa Dominique when she was a child. She worries that offshore oil drilling might ruin the natural environment she grew up in. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Sun, Sand And Offshore Drilling In Spain's Famed Canary Islands

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Mountain Greenery Ernie Freeman Combo
Cotton Club Stomp Don Byron
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A Nationwide Outpouring Of Support For Tiny Ferguson Library

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Regulate Nate Dogg & Warren G
I Got Rhythm [Alternate Version] Louis Armstrong
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Melissa Etheridge Opens Her Heart

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This is M.E. Melissa Etheridge
Messenger Kevin Eubanks

In an independent, Australian film, a single mother (Essie Davis) and her troubled young son (Noah Wiseman) are terrorized by a mysterious character from a children's book called Mister Babadook. Matt Nettheim/Causeway Films hide caption

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Beware The 'Babadook,' The Monster Of Your Own Making

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Changes Faul & Wad Ad
We Float Dustin O'Halloran
Great Round Burn Kaki King
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Wildlife Activists Try To Save Staten Island's Wild Turkeys

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Gesine Bullock-Prado's "Mittens The Cat Cake" takes a few days to make — but she says it's worth it. Courtesy of Gesine Bullock-Prado hide caption

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Good Luck Keeping Your Paws Off 'Mittens The Cat Cake'

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Sidewinder Lee Morgan
I Want a Big Butter and Eggman Louis Armstrong

Pope Francis waves in Saint Peter's square at the Vatican. The pope heads to Turkey on Friday, a country with few Catholics, but he plans to reach out to Muslims and to the Orthodox Church. Tony Gentile/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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In A Land Of Few Christians, Pope Will Reach Out To Muslims In Turkey

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Eyesdown [ARP 101 Remix] Bonobo
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Vibe Bignic
Beat Me Till I'm Blue Blow Up

Rameses (Joel Edgerton) and his wife Nefertari (Golshifteh Farahani) try to save their stricken child, a victim of one of the plagues, in Exodus: Gods And Kings. Kerry Brown/Twentieth Century Fox hide caption

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The Holiday Films Are Coming, From 'Moses' To 'Annie'

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Act 2. Finale; Tomorrow
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