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President Barack Obama participates in a "My Brother's Keeper" StoryCorps interview with Noah McQueen in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Feb. 20. Chuck Kennedy/The White House hide caption

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Obama To Ambitious Teen: 'You Have This Strength Inside Yourself'

The president interviews 18-year-old, Noah McQueen, who's participating in a White House mentoring program for young men of color. "It's hard to always make the right decision," McQueen tells Obama.

"It is a waste of time. We will not allow a conference to take place. It won't happen," Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday about the possibility of the two chambers reconciling Department of Homeland Security funding bills. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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House Not Quite Ready To 'Suck It Up' Over Homeland Security Funding

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President Obama remarks on his proposal to tighten consumer protections for people saving for retirement as Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Labor Secretary Tom Perez listen, at AARP on Monday. Getty Images hide caption

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White House Move To Protect Nest Eggs Sparks Hopes And Fears

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Blue Moon Ahmad Jamal
Woody'n You Ahmad Jamal
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Hun-Fro Blues Daniel Szabo

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Go Behind The Scenes With The Producer Who Made 'Life After Death'

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'71 (Original Soundtrack) David Holmes
Ruins Portico Quartet

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Long Before Net Neutrality, Rules Leveled The Landscape For Phone Services

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Kevin Spacey's President Frank Underwood is embattled and often frustrated in the third season of Netflix's House of Cards. David Giesbrecht/Courtesy of Netflix hide caption

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This Season On 'House Of Cards,' It's Tough To Be The Boss

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House Of Cards Main Title Season 2 Jeff Beal
Your Respect Jeff Beal
Bibo No Aozora Ryuichi Sakamoto
Meluminary The Mattson 2
Dif Juz The Mattson 2

Edouard Manet's 1873 oil on canvas, The Railway, is on view at the Norton Simon Museum in Los Angeles until March 2. It is on loan from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Studio A/Courtesy of Norton Simon Museum hide caption

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Impressionist Hero Edouard Manet Gets The Star Treatment In Los Angeles

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Tequila The Champs
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Firewalker Jungle Fire

A playground is seen in London, outside an address where Kuwaiti-born London computer programmer Mohammed Emwazi is believed to have lived. Emwazi has been identified as masked ISIS militant "Jihadi John." Niklas Halle'n/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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ISIS Extremist Who Beheaded Prisoners Is Identified

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Tour Eiffel Kronos Quartet
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Little Blue Something Kronos Quartet
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Sun Will Set Zoe Keating
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A field of unharvested wheat is seen in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, England, in 2012. Wheat wasn't cultivated in Britain until some 6,000 years ago, but DNA evidence suggests early Britons were eating the grain at least 8,000 years ago. Darren Staples/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Stone Age Britons Were Eating Wheat 2,000 Years Before They Farmed It

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Obama To Ambitious Teen: 'You've Got This Strength Inside Yourself'

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Good Times Podington Bear
Saunter Podington Bear

Colorado educators take part in a concealed carry course in Englewood, Colo., on Nov. 8. The course is open to all state school employees. Participants who complete the training are eligible to apply for a permit to carry a handgun. MATTHEW STAVER/Landov hide caption

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Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

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Idle Wires [Lymbyc Systym Remix] Lymbyc Systym
Pittsburgh Left [Eliot Lipp Remix] Lymbyc Systym
Instrumental José González

A man takes a "selfie" while waiting in line to cast his vote in the Wisconsin gubernatorial race in November. Darren Hauck/Getty Images hide caption

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'Ballot Selfies' Clash With The Sanctity Of Secret Polling

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Nutricia Yo La Tengo
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Let's Be Still Yo La Tengo
Germs Burn Thurston Moore

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