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Puerto Rican hip-hop artist Tego Calderon outside his studio, El Sitio, in Santurce, San Juan, Puerto Rico. Coburn Dukehart/NPR hide caption

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Puerto Rican Hip-Hop Icon Tego Calderon Mixes Prose And Politics

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Tourists take photographs in front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 2, the day after Congress passed a bill to avoid the fiscal cliff. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Even Without Earmarks, Tax Breaks And Special Deals Fill Bills

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Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys performs in England last August. Along with five nominations for his band, Auerbach is nominated for Producer of the Year, Non-Classical division. Simone Joyner/Getty Images hide caption

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In A Diverse World, Grammy Sticks To Its Values

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Torahs are draped on chairs and tables at Temple Israel of Long Beach, N.Y. The synagogue was flooded during Superstorm Sandy, but hasn't received federal aid. Temple Israel hide caption

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Federal Aid For Religious Institutions In Murky Waters After Sandy

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This computer image from a NASA video shows the small asteroid 2012 DA14 on its path as it passes by Earth on Feb. 15. NASA hide caption

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Close Shave: Asteroid To Buzz Earth Next Week

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Roopa, the pseudonym for a gang rape victim in rural India, is shown at her home in the state of Haryana. Police were reluctant to investigate initially and the community has ostracized her. But her family has stood by her as she presses the case. Julie M. McCarthy /NPR hide caption

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Outside The Big City, A Harrowing Sexual Assault In Rural India

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Attorney General Robert F. "Bobby" Kennedy uses a bullhorn to address a crowd of demonstrators, June 14, 1963, at the Justice Department. Four months earlier he had walked 50 miles in one day to prove to his brother John that he could do it. His march helped make extreme walking and hiking popular activities. AP hide caption

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Walking Enthusiasts To Retrace Steps Of 1963 Kennedy March

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