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Az Pardeh Loga Ramin Torkian
Chashme Jadu Loga Ramin Torkian

Sergei Tarkhov, a geology professor and Trans-Siberian veteran, stands near the zero kilometer mark at Yaroslavsky Rail Station in Moscow. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Russia By Rail: Setting Off From Moscow

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Variation 13 Dan Tepfer
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Walking in My Shoes [Anandamidic Mix] Depeche Mode
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Mean Greens Ben Sidran
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Too Much Money Savoy Brown
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Tibetan Dance Yo-yo Ma
Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 8 Yo-Yo Ma

Chris Whitney (right) spoke to his friend, Erin Kuka, in San Francisco about his life after learning that he was HIV positive. StoryCorps hide caption

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Being Positive: Love And Life After An HIV Diagnosis

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Tale of Tales Gojogo
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Austin Mitchell walks away from an oil derrick outside Williston, N.D. With what many are calling the largest oil boom in recent North American history, temporary camps to house the huge influx of workers now dot the sparse North Dakota landscape. Gregory Bull/AP hide caption

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Oil Boom Puts Strain On North Dakota Towns

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Hackney Carriage Palmer, King
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Man About Town Laurie Johnson
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Producer Harvey Weinstein says Oscar wins can give film studios and financiers "the confidence to make daring movies and not do the same old you-know-what." He is shown above arriving at the Academy Awards in Los Angeles in February 2009. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Harvey Weinstein On Hollywood's Heated Oscar Race

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Driving Through Pinewood Conrad Pope
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Sleepwalk Robbie & Sly

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