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Despite what the critics might say, Will and Win Butler of Arcade Fire say the band's new album, Everything Now, is "direct and heartfelt." Guy Aroch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Content And Connection: Arcade Fire On 'Everything Now'

The Canadian band's fifth album tackles human relationships in the age of infinite connectivity. Despite this, brothers Will and Win Butler think this is the band's most earnest record yet.

Rose Lane Matt Cappy
Ahmad's Blues Ahmad Jamal

When a Native American teenager is found dead, FBI agent Jane Banner (Elizabeth Olson, center) works with local police (Graham Greene, right, Hugh Dillon) to figure out what happened. Fred Hayes/The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Loss Piles Up Deep As Wyoming Snow Drifts In 'Wind River'

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Stumble on Air Tristeza
When They Fight, They Fight Generationals

Shannon McGrath, pictured with her son Rayder, says it has been a lot easier to make her medical appointments recently, thanks to help from a "patient navigator" — assigned to her by Kaiser Permanente — who arranged McGrath's transportation. Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB hide caption

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Your ZIP Code Might Be As Important To Health As Your Genetic Code

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Why Like This Teebs
Copperfield Joe Corfield
Get Me Watercat

Rwandan President Paul Kagame greets the crowd after addressing supporters at the closing rally of the presidential campaign in the capital, Kigali, this week. Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rwanda's Kagame Has Ushered In Peace And Progress, And Crushed Dissent

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Roland, played by Idris Elba, and Jake, played by Tom Taylor, in Columbia Pictures' "The Dark Tower." Jessica Miglio hide caption

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Jessica Miglio

Meet The '90s Dance DJ Behind The Score For 'The Dark Tower'

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Holiday Reverie Hypnolove
Brothers in Arms Tom Holkenborg (Junkie XL)

Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the Department of Justice during an announcement about leaks of classified information Friday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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DOJ Announces Crackdown On Leaks As Intelligence Agencies' Calls For Probes Triple

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The MD Brush toothbrush forces users to hold it at the optimal angle relative to their gums. Shuyao Chen/NPR hide caption

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Brush Yourself Off And Try Again: An Invention Story

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Big Brother Stephane Wrembel
BDKMV Sly5thave, the Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra

Despite what the critics might say, Will and Win Butler of Arcade Fire say the band's new album, Everything Now, is "direct and heartfelt." Guy Aroch/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Content And Connection: Arcade Fire On 'Everything Now'

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We Don't Deserve Love Arcade Fire
Salsa Caliente [Versión Aumentada] [Version] Meridian Brothers
White Monkey Kutiman
summer nights. halberd, Nion
Three Faces Menahan Street Band
An Evening I will Not Forget Dermot Kennedy
Over and Over Hot Chip

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