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Law enforcement dressed in riot gear arrest protesters who are demonstrating against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, N.D. Police and National Guard moved in on an encampment of tents and teepees on Thursday. Amy Sisk/Prairie Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Tensions Escalate As Police Clear Protesters Near Dakota Access Pipeline

Law enforcement in North Dakota arrested more than 140 on private land owned by the pipeline company. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe wants to prevent the pipeline from running under the Missouri River.

Como Fue Wynton Marsalis, Bobby Carcasses et. al.
Apollo Throwdown [Instrumental] The Go! Team

The South Asian holiday of Diwali is often called the festival of lights. Author Parth Shah sometimes thinks of it as Christmas with fireworks. Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Diwali Dilemma: My Complicated Relationship With The Swastika

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Mr. Turtles Cloud Kingdom Papadosio
Trompettes de las renommee Les pommes de ma douche
By Hook or By Crook Ikebe Shakedown

A worker uses a blowtorch on an interchange bridge in Englewood, Colo., on Aug. 25. Construction workers for infrastructure projects around the country are in short supply. Seth McConnell/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Agreeing On More Money For Roads, Bridges May Be Easier Than Finding Workers

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Night Stroll Dâm-Funk
Journey Through Time The Shaolin Afronauts

Ragnar Kjartansson's Woman in E takes place in a circular room built from a gold tinsel curtain. Unlike many of his works, Woman in E features real people, rather than films. Cathy Carver/Courtesy of the artist, Luhring Augustine (New York) and i8 Gallery (Reykjavík) hide caption

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Art Star Ragnar Kjartansson Moves People To Tears, Over And Over

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Waves [Chilly Gonzales Piano Remake] [Remix] Erol Alkan & Boys Noize
Night Court Mux Mool

Law enforcement dressed in riot gear arrest protesters who are demonstrating against construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline near Cannon Ball, N.D. Police and National Guard moved in on an encampment of tents and teepees on Thursday. Amy Sisk/Prairie Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Tensions Escalate As Police Clear Protesters Near Dakota Access Pipeline

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La Ritournelle Sebastian Tellier
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Strode Rode Sonny Rollins
8th Wonder Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band
Ketto Revisited featuring Bonobo Kidkanevil featuring Bonobo
Rust Mieux
Pom Pom Ace Robert Le Magnifique
Witchcraft Bill Evans Trio

Tracey Ullman says she'll never stop doing impressions: "I'll just, you know, impersonate everyone around me then in the nursing home." Richard Ansett/HBO hide caption

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From Maggie Smith To Angela Merkel, Comic Tracey Ullman Leaves An Impression

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Not a Care in the World Bill Charlap Trio

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