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A masked Somali pirate stands near a Taiwanese fishing vessel that washed up in 2012 after the pirates were paid a ransom and released the crew. The image appears on the cover of Michael Scott Moore's new book The Desert and the Sea. Farah Abdi Warsameh/AP hide caption

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What It's Like To Be Held Hostage By Somali Pirates For 2 1/2 Years

Journalist Michael Scott Moore went to East Africa to write about piracy. Then he got kidnapped and imprisoned for 977 days. The Desert and the Sea chronicles his incredible ordeal.

Sen. Orrin Hatch's social media team offered many examples of "proof of life" on Monday night. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Orrin Hatch Would Like You To Know He's Still Alive

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Stayin' Alive Cover Heroes
Jalale Mexican Institute of Sound

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What It's Like To Be Held Hostage By Somali Pirates For 2 1/2 Years

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Gymnopédie 2 Erik Satie
Tum Rakak Deluxe
Fingertips [On Bongos and Harmonica] Stevie Wonder
Cineramascope Galactic
Merci Stromae
Lingus Snarky Puppy
Cane Shuga Glass Animals

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and other USDA officials say the aid will be available in three forms; direct payments; government purchases for distribution to food banks; and development of new export markets. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Trump Administration Plans $12 Billion In Farm Aid To Offset Tariffs

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Young hogs are seen at a farm in Farmville, N.C. From farmers to meat-storage facilities, to auto parts manufacturers, the impact of tariffs is spreading. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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Tariffs Are Having A Chilling Effect On More U.S. Businesses

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My Kind of Woman [Instrumental] [Instrumental] Mac DeMarco
Jaylis & Family Cleon
Let Me Tell You About My Boat Mark Mothersbaugh
Ghetto in Paradise Guts
House of the Rising Sun Duane Eddy
Tambora Various Artists
Get Me Watercat

Wildfires left behind burned-out shells of homes in the village of Mati, near Athens. Greek Red Cross workers discovered 26 bodies in the devastated resort village. Savvas Karmaniolas/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'A Terrible Day': Greek Wildfires Kill At Least 74 People, Devastate Resort Village

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The '80s VHS-style art for Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" as reimagined by YouTube user TRONICBOX. YouTube hide caption

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The Strange Magic Of YouTube's '80s Remix Culture

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