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Tea Party Star Leads Movement On Her Own Terms

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LIBEREC BELA FLECK/TONY TRISCHKA
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Cheeseballs in Cowtown Béla Fleck
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The Fakir Lalo Schifrin & Cal Tjader
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Batucada Walter Wanderley
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Bootie Beat Shawn Lee & Clutchy Hopkins
Root Trees Shawn Lee, Clutchy Hopkins et. al.
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A firefighter holds a flare as others chant slogans outside the Greek parliament during a protest in central Athens last month. About 2,000 firefighters demonstrated against planned spending cuts by the center-left government, which is struggling to reform Greece's debt-ridden economy and plug a vast budget deficit. Prime Minister George Papandreou has ruled out pay increases for most civil servants this year, citing the state of the public finances, and says public sector hirings will be limited. Petros Giannakouris/AP hide caption

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Economic Problems Threaten Greece's Place In EU

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I Want To Be Happy Hot Club of Detroit
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Two Weeks Hot Club of Detroit
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Toyota, Government 'Should Have Been More Diligent'

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End of an Era Edward Ratliff
Movin' On Over Edward Ratliff

Simon Wang (left), a participant in the Mr. Gay China pageant, reacts after the event was canceled by authorities in Beijing on Jan. 15. Police shut down what would have been China's first gay pageant just an hour before it was to start, organizers said. Ng Han Guan/AP hide caption

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For China's Gay Community, The Show Doesn't Go On

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Bei's Bossa Bei Bei & Shawn Lee
Whisky Waltz Bei Bei & Shawn Lee

Demong says a skull fracture in 2002 helped him find joy again in competing. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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Making 'Nordic Combined' Skiing An American Sport

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Spirit of the Air Pat Metheny
Expansion Pat Metheny
Rhythm of Corners Fahir Atakoglu
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NY-Retrospective Fahir Atakoglu
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For 'Lost' Fans In Hawaii, A Premiere With A View

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Sacha-cha Waitiki 7
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