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Tom Udall of New Mexico, shown in a 2008 file photo, is leading the fight to change the rules on filibusters in the Senate. Ron Edmonds/AP hide caption

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Some Democrats Try To Rewrite Rules On Filibusters

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A Change is Gonna Come Bill Frisell
Waltz for My Fathers & Brothers Jon Faddis
Begin the Beguine London Studio Orchestra
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Dino Pintando O Sete Época de Ouro & Sivuca
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Former Washington Post Executive Editor Leonard Downie, a leading advocate of impartiality in reporting, says dedicated journalists working together can carry out vital watchdog reporting without carrying a brief for any particular side. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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American Media's True Ideology? Avoiding One

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Russian Waltz Lesley Spencer & Latin Chamber Pop Ensemble And Orchestra
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Sunday Arak Balkan Beat Box

Blair Fowler, a teenager from Tennessee, is an icon of fashion hauling. This video of her showing off Forever 21 purchases had more than a million views. YouTube.com hide caption

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From Ordinary Shopper To Celebrity, Overnight

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Harm-O-Lodge Isotope 217
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Baker Street Gerry Rafferty
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Desolation Sound Charles Lloyd Quartet

A woman walks through a tent city outside the Haitian capital, Port-au-Prince, Dec. 13, 2010. Nearly a year after a devastating earthquake killed more than 200,000 people and destroyed Port-Au-Prince, more than 1.5 million people remain homeless amid a challenging and slow recovery process. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Against A Scarred Landscape, Haitians Persevere

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Pronghorn antelope cross a rural Wyoming road south of Rock Springs, near a Bureau of Land Management lease sale challenged by the Wyoming Wildlife Federation. Jeff Brady/NPR hide caption

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Oil, Gas Firms Find It Harder To Drill On U.S. Land

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Ark Gerry Rafferty
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Ghetto Garbo Tribecastan

Ohio State's Terrelle Pryor plays against Michigan during an NCAA college football game.  Pryor and four of his teammates have been suspended for the first five games of the 2011 season for "accepting improper benefits." Jay LaPrete/AP hide caption

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NCAA: Show Me the Money!

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Moonlight Rendezvous The Other People Place
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Swan Lake Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra

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