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Anne Hathaway plays a nameless drone pilot in Julie Taymor's latest directing project, Grounded. Joan Marcus/Courtesy of The Public Theater hide caption

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Director Julie Taymor Steers A 'Grounded' Portrait Of A Drone Pilot

The political, one-woman play starring Anne Hathaway seems to be the opposite of what Taymor — the creative force behind Broadway's The Lion King and Spider-Man musical — is known for.

Queen Bee Medeski Martin & Wood
Smoke & Mirrors Tokimonsta

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Director Julie Taymor Steers A 'Grounded' Portrait Of A Drone Pilot

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Wawshishijay Kronos Quartet
Less is Moi Yo-Yo Ma
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AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka: "Candidates can't hedge their bets any longer, and expect workers to rush to the polls in excitement." Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Union Head Presses Candidates, Clinton On Trade

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People line up to visit St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican. Although flights to Europe remain expensive, the falling euro is still leading to a surge in American tourists visiting Europe. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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Europe May Be On Sale, But The Ticket To Get There Isn't

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Under the Boardwalk The Twilight Trio

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A Rural Police Chief Asks Citizens To Help Pick Up Used Syringes

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Carol Kaye Laura Veirs
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No Hay Vuelta Atras Camila

Cartoonist Art Spiegelman attends the French Institute Alliance Francaise's "After Charlie: What's Next for Art, Satire and Censorship" at Florence Gould Hall on Feb. 19 in New York City. Mark Sagliocco/Getty Images hide caption

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Graphic Novel About Holocaust 'Maus' Banned In Russia For Its Cover

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Inna Brayer (center) with students, Alex Volynsky (left) and Simone Lempert (right) at her dance studio in Brooklyn, New York. Alexandra Starr hide caption

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Why Russian-American Jews Are Ballroom Dance Leaders

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Melbourne Mambo The Mavericks

Michelle McKelvey (left) and Meg McKelvey sit near demonstrators outside of the Supreme Court on Tuesday. They have been together for two years. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Justices Deeply Divided Over Same-Sex-Marriage Arguments

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Black Zil Syriana
Race Course Shanghai Restoration & Shanghai Restoration Project
Sing About Me, I'm Dying Of Thirst Kendrick Lamar
Legions (Reverie) Zoe Keating
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People injured in a devastating earthquake receive treatment at a hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal's capital, on Tuesday. Hungry and desperate villagers rushed toward relief helicopters in remote areas of Nepal, begging to be airlifted to safety. Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Wounded Nepalis Stream Into Kathmandu, Overwhelming Hospitals

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Last Song Clogs

Journalist Brian Williams hosts The Lincoln Awards: A Concert For Veterans & The Military Family on Jan. 7 at John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington. Recent reports suggest the suspended NBC anchor may have embellished several of his stories. Paul Morigi/Getty Images Entertainment hide caption

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Months After Scandal, Will Brian Williams Return To NBC News?

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Marbled Birds The Mantles
Pa' Bailar Bajofondo & Ryota Komatsu
St. Louis Blues Billie Holiday
Miss Mischief Dewey Dellay

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