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After Nazi Plunder, A Quest To Bring The 'Woman In Gold' Home

A new movie tells the true story of Maria Altmann, who fought her way to the U.S. Supreme Court to force the Austrian government to return a painting of her aunt.

Iraqi security forces, most of them Shiite Muslims, gather Thursday in Tikrit at the entrance of a palace that belonged to the former dictator Saddam Hussein. The Islamic State, a Sunni extremist group, had held Tikrit since last summer. When it was in control, the group painted its black flag on a blast wall at the entrance to the compound. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Shiite Militias Move Into A Sunni City: What Happens Next?

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Rick Ector trains new gun owners at a range just outside of Detroit. He supports more African-Americans getting permits to carry concealed weapons. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

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More African-Americans Support Carrying Legal Guns For Self-Defense

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Trail of Tears The Budos Band

Fatima Bhutto is also the author of Whispers of the Desert, Songs of Blood and Sword and 8.50 a.m. 8 October 2005. Paul Wetherell/Courtesy of Penguin Press hide caption

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In Bhutto's 'Crescent Moon,' Pakistan 'Demands A Sacrifice From Its People'

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Missing You Rahim Alhaj & Amjad Ali Khan
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Maria Altmann fought her way to the U.S. Supreme Court to force the Austrian government to give back this painting by Gustav Klimt of her aunt, Adele Bloch-Bauer. DeAgostini/Getty Images hide caption

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After Nazi Plunder, A Quest To Bring Home The 'Woman In Gold'

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Jessey Drewsen, 25, lives near the H Street Wal-Mart in Washington, D.C. She says she doesn't like the store, but that she goes there for cheap supplies like pens. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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When Wal-Mart Comes To Town, What Does It Mean For Workers?

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People, most of them unemployed, line up March 19 at a popular Itaborai, Brazil, restaurant where they can have lunch for about 30 cents. The Petrobras refinery and processing plant on the outskirts of town has been shut down; tens of thousands are now out of work in the area. Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Huge Scandal At Top Of Petrobras Trickles Down, With Devastating Effect

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Managers Chris Stamp (left) and Kit Lambert were aspiring filmmakers when they first approached The Who. The Image Works/Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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The 2 Filmmakers Behind The Who

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