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Toy Tune Greg Reitan
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Iridescence Greg Reitan
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Was 2012 The Year That American Orchestras Hit The Wall?

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King Porter Stomp Wynton Marsalis
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The Pearls Wynton Marsalis
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The Forgotten Song Rob Levit
Sunken Cathedral Rob Levit

Scientists at the Large Hadron Collider announced the discovery of the Higgs boson on July 4, the long-sought building block of the universe. This image shows a computer-simulation of data from the collider. Barcroft Media/Landov hide caption

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The Year Of The Higgs, And Other Tiny Advances In Science

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Meditation on Two Chords Avishai Cohen & Lionel Loueke
African Daisy (La Suite African) Avishai Cohen & Lionel Loueke
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Rift With China Clouds Solar Industry's Future

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Roller Coaster Little Walter
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Hard Times Charlie Musselwhite
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Assistant U.S. Attorney General Lanny Breuer announces a nearly $2 billion money laundering settlement with British bank HSBC on Dec. 11 in New York City. Ramin Talaie/Getty Images hide caption

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Justice Wants Banks To Be Quasi Cops

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All Blues Chris Symer, Bill Anschell et. al.
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I.O.U. Chris Symer, Bill Anschell et. al.
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Gul Mohammed Khan has lost three sons in sectarian violence during the last two years, in Karachi, Pakistan. He stands here with some of his grandchildren who have lost their fathers. When he looks at his grandchildren, he says, he sees his sons. Dina Temple-Raston/NPR hide caption

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Multiple Feuds Bring A Record Year Of Violence To Karachi

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Houriyeh's Instructions Marcel Khalife
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Legions (Reverie) Zoe Keating
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Breast Cancer: What We Learned In 2012

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Sketch Dean Magraw
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Trippin' in Eden Dean Magraw
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Coming Home — And Out — In The South

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Into the Sea The Album Leaf
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