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U.S. strategists wanted to flatten an entire city with a single atomic bomb: Hiroshima was the right size. AP hide caption

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Why Did The U.S. Choose Hiroshima?

Seventy years ago, an atomic bomb wiped a city off the map. The committee that picked the target knew the destruction would be awful, but hoped it could end the war and stop future use of such bombs.

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Lobbyists Spending Millions To Sway The Undecided On Iran Deal

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Erase Nosaj Thing
Breath and Start Blockhead

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A Rarity Reclaimed: Stolen Stradivarius Recovered After 35 Years

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Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61: I. Allegro ma non troppo Roman Totenberg, Stanislav Wislocki, Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra
Circles Break of Reality

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After Katrina, Tulane's Architecture School Became A Community Builder

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Rite of the Ancients The Budos Band
Raje Haje The Budos Band
Back Home Gold Panda

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It Took A Musician's Ear To Decode The Complex Song In Whale Calls

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Cybernetic Coelacanth Submarine [MMX2 - Bubble Crab Stage] Monobrow

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On Yelp, Doctors Get Reviewed Like Restaurants — And It Rankles

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Brazilians Cybershame Gilberto Gil's Daughter For Healthful Lunchbox

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Astrology Days [The One Am Radio Remix] Lymbyc Systym
Fall Bicycle [The Album Leaf Remix] Lymbyc Systym
Sincere Sunset (Nujabes Tribute) Abstrakt Idea
Dusk to Dawn (Frameworks Remix) Emancipator
Eve II (Odesza Remix) Emancipator

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Tesla Model S Can Be Hacked, And Fixed (Which Is The Real News)

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Tide and Watchfire Metavari
Awake as One Metavari
Stereomoody Populous
Bowspirit Balmorhea
Night Squall Balmorhea
Bittersweet Samba Herb Alpert