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Kamasi Washington's 3-Hour Jazz 'Epic,' Complete With Creation Myth

The Los Angeles jazz saxophonist ended up on the latest records by rapper Kendrick Lamar and electronic music producer Flying Lotus. His new three-CD recording is no less ambitious.

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Carolyn Walworth is a junior at Palo Alto High School (the main building of which is shown here in 2012). After four recent suicides in her school district, she wrote an op-ed about the stress faced by students in the area, which is home to some of the nation's most competitive public high schools. Ho John Lee/Flickr hide caption

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In Palo Alto's High-Pressure Schools, Suicides Lead To Soul-Searching

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After Campus Suicides, Building Community With A Simple Statement

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World I Knew [From Disneynature African Cats] Jordin Sparks

On pages 68-69 from Mark Danielewski's The Familiar, Volume 1, the main character Xanther looks out the window of her father's car during a rainy drive. Mark Z. Danielewski /Courtesy of Pantheon, a division of Random House LLC. hide caption

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Danielewski Returns With A Long, Sideways Look At 'The Familiar'

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Down in LA People Under the Stairs

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Will Pregnancy Tests In Alaska Bars Dissuade Moms-To-Be From Drinking?

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Window View Beach Fossils
This Could Be Beautiful (It Is) Metronomy

Capt. Roger Moseley sits on the wing of an A-37 attack aircraft at Bien Hoa Air Base in Vietnam in 1971. His call sign in Vietnam was Ramjet — "because I don't have a lot of patience," Moseley says. Courtesy Roger Moseley hide caption

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After A Fiery Speech, A Top-Secret Job Offer In The Desert

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Kamasi Washington's 3-Hour Jazz 'Epic,' Complete With Creation Myth

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Re Run Home Kamasi Washington
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