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Scorched Desert Radio J-Ching
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Fakarouni Radio J-Ching
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Teachers and union members rally on the steps of Providence, R.I., City Hall on Wednesday to protest the firing of the city's entire teaching force. Stew Milne/AP hide caption

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Providence Mayor Defends Firings As Teachers Protest

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Pappy Check Medeski Marting and Wood
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Uninvisible
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First Time Long Time Medeski Martin and Wood
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Two and a Half Men Theme Bobby Morganstein

An F-15C Eagle aircraft returns to base after a mission during Operation Deny Flight, the United Nations-sanctioned no-fly-zone action over Bosnia and Herzegovina in 1998. Retired Navy Capt. Tom Parker, who flew no-fly-zone missions in the Balkans, says the strategy could work in Libya. But Defense Secretary Robert Gates and others argue that it wouldn't be easy. U.S. Air Force/Getty Images hide caption

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A No-Fly Zone: 'This Is Not A Simple Operation'

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Bahebbak Cheb Jilani
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North African Groove
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Ghinawa Bonga
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Angola 74
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Neil Barofsky, special inspector general for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, testifies before Congress. He will step down from his position in March. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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Foreclosure Prevention Program In GOP's Cross Hairs

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Song of Mandalay Max Raabe
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Heute Nacht Oder Nie
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Cannonball Rag Ben Hall
Mind The Gap Tom Luer
The Beautiful Ones Tom Luer
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Rising crude oil prices and improved extraction methods have made exploitation of Canada's oil sands more economical. Here, a view of an oil sands mine near Fort McMurray, Alberta. Mark Ralson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Calls Renewed For Friendlier Sources Of Oil

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Gumbo Luau Kenny Endo, Noel Okimoto, Dean Taba
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Libyan Leader Moammar Gadhafi adjusts his gown after speaking to supporters and the media in Tripoli on Wednesday. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Gadhafi's Dream To Wear Africa's Crown

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Goby Kaki King
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J. Howard Marshall, played by Alan Oke, is seen dead on the floor as Anna Nicole Smith, played by Eva-Maria Westbroek, looks on in horror. Bill Cooper/The Royal Opera hide caption

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'Anna Nicole' Brings Sex And Drugs To The Opera

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Love Me Justin Bieber
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Prelude (The Red House) Miklós Rózsa
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