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Stav Shaffir, 29, left, is considered a rising star in the left-leaning Labor Party. Anat Roth, 40, is a candidate for the Jewish Home Party. Daniella Cheslow for NPR hide caption

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2 Israeli Candidates Struggle With Nation's Uncertain Future

The women, running for the Israeli parliament, share little beyond that concern. One sees a two-state solution as hopeless and supports West Bank settlers. The other sees them as an obstacle to peace.

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2 Israeli Candidates Struggle With Nation's Uncertain Future

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Terry Pratchett, Prolific Fantasy Author, Dies At 66

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'We Knew Things Were Different For Us': Heems On Rap, Race And Identity

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Galang [Trio Riot Version] Vijay Iyer Trio

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In Ferguson, The Shooting Of 2 Officers Stirs A Long-Simmering Anxiety

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Attorney General Eric Holder denounces the shootings of Ferguson, Mo., officers and announces six pilot cities for a community trust and justice initiative. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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U.S. Attorney General Holder Denounces Police Shootings In Missouri

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Mayweather, Pacquiao Will Brawl For Boxing's Richest Purse Ever

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I Shall Be Released Bob Dylan
Branches And Constellations The Echelon Effect
8th Avenue and East Mada Street Prasanna
Dark Sundae in Triplicane Prasanna
Yaruse Nakio No Beat Number Girl

The alleged leader of the Zetas drug cartel, Omar Trevino Morales, is taken under custody to be presented to the press at the Attorney General Office's hangar at the airport in Mexico City, on March 4. Mexican authorities captured Trevino Wednesday, dealing a blow to the feared gang and giving the embattled government a second major arrest in a week. Omar Torres/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Mexico Takes Out Cartel Heads, But Crime Continues To Climb

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Friday I'm In Love (Orchestral Pop) Walt Ribeiro

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