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A Miami School Goes From Blank Canvas To Mural-Covered

Jose de Diego Middle School has large expanses of facade that are almost begging for decoration. To raise funds for arts education at the school, artists are helping transform its walls with paint.

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World's Slow Response To Ebola Leaves Sierra Leone Villages Scrambling

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Eternally El Da Sensei
Vivrant Thing A Tribe Called Quest, Q-Tip et. al.
Tell Me Something Good Ronnie Laws
Maybe One Day Blu & Exile
Groovin' Willie Mitchell

Residents wait at the bus stop in the Ronna neighborhood, where Syrian and Iraqi refugees are concentrated in Södertalje, Sweden. The Swedish city is known for its open-door policy toward refugees, especially Christian Syrians and Iraqis. People of Middle Eastern origin make up 30,000 of the town's 90,000 residents. Holly Pickett/Redux/Pulitzer Center hide caption

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Sweden's Tolerance Is Tested By Tide Of Syrian Immigrants

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Rise Cormega
Love Jones J Dilla
6 O'Clock DJ (Let's Rock) Rose Royce
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A Miami School Goes From Blank Canvas To Mural-Covered

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Brooklyn Youngblood Brass Band
There Is Only Now Souls of Mischief
Marijuana Chrome Sparks
My Love Justin Timberlake
Eple Röyksopp

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Caring For AIDS Patients, 'When No One Else Would'

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Genius and the Thieves Eluvium
Epilogue The Books
Grey Hairs Reks
Someone Great LCD Soundsystem
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With My Friends [12" Only Remix] Aloe Blacc & Most, King

A sculpture of oil workers in Caracas, Venezuela. The country is heavily dependent on oil exports, and falling oil prices have had a ripple effect on the country's already troubled economy. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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For World's Oil Exporters, Falling Prices Have A Domino Effect

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Madder Red [Instrumental] Yeasayer
50 Yards of Soul Poets of Rhythm
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