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Tabara Vieux Farka Touré & Ali Farka Touré
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Naweye Toro Ali Farka Toure & Toumani Diabate
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Many musicians discover their love for music through church, but Derrick Hodge found church through music. His debut solo album, Live Today, comes out August 6. Chris Baldwin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Derrick Hodge: Finding Music In Unexpected Moments

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Message Of Hope Derrick Hodge
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Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for significant changes to the way the nation deals with convicted criminals. And he's not alone. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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With Holder In The Lead, Sentencing Reform Gains Momentum

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My Favorite Things John Coltrane
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Amazon said its new art marketplace will provide access to more than 40,000 works of art from at least 150 galleries and dealers. Amazon.com hide caption

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Amazon Enters Art World; Galleries Say They Aren't Worried

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Mekedes Getachew, 19, has been working at construction sites in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, since she was 15 years old. Except for the heaviest lifting, she says, the laborers "all do the same work and we don't really say this is a man's job, but when it comes to salary there's a difference." She earns $1.50 a day. Men earn $2. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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For Ethiopian Women, Construction Jobs Offer A Better Life

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Lines on the Road That Lead You Back Home Explosions in the Sky & David Wingo
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Worst Comes to Worst Dilated Peoples
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Pay Attention Dilated Peoples
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This week, several women in the U.K. went public about explicit abuse they received on Twitter. Alastair Grant/AP hide caption

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As Twitter Expands Reach, Abuse Policy Gets Added Scrutiny

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Mia's Last Shot Vivid Low Sky
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Dick Kazmaier of Princeton University poses with the Heisman Trophy at New York's Downtown Athletic Club before the official presentation in 1951. Kazmaier, the last Ivy Leaguer to win the Heisman Trophy, died on Thursday. John Rooney/AP hide caption

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Dick Kazmaier, 'A Honey Of A Guy'

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Fear of Heights Omer Klein
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One for the Road Omer Klein
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