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Iraqi-born, New Mexico-based composer and oud player Rahim Alhaj. Michael G. Stewart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Stories Of Wartime, Transformed Through Music

Tortured and imprisoned under Saddam Hussein's regime, composer and oud player Rahim Alhaj — who resettled as a refugee in New Mexico — uses his work to tell true stories of Iraqis living through war.

Operation Rescue founder Randall Terry is confronted by a supporter of abortion rights in front of the Supreme Court on Monday as President Trump announced his nomination or Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Abortion will be a key issue in the confirmation process. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Kavanaugh Nomination Sparks Partisan Uproar On Abortion Rights

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Stories Of Wartime, Transformed Through Music

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Ten states and the District of Columbia are investigating Wendy's and other fast-food chains over the use of "no poach" agreements that limit the ability of workers to switch jobs. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Regulators Investigate Fast-Food Chains' Limits On Whom They Hire

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