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Libyans are wary, but are enjoying a bit of normalcy at the new cafes that have sprung up in the past few months. Mahmud Turkia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

In The Midst Of Libya's Turmoil, New Cafes Spring Up To 'Change The Mood'

Logically, it's not the right time to open up shop in Tripoli. But entrepreneurs aren't only investing in their businesses, they're buying into a new way of life.

Navy veteran Amanda Wirtz looks through her correspondence with the Veterans Choice program. After the VA couldn't get her an appointment with a specialist, it sent her to the Choice program. But she still was unable to get an appointment for several months. Courtesy of KPBS hide caption

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How Congress And The VA Left Many Veterans Without A 'Choice'

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Blue Hill Mark Preston
Paint Vibrant Colors Mark Preston
Down in the DM Instrumental DJ On Fleek

Bassist Jane Little performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for more than 71 years — a world record. Dustin Chambers/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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Jane Little, Atlanta's Dainty Double-Bass Player For 71 Years, Dies Onstage

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Strength of Pain The Alchemist

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Who Should Be Worried About Zika And What Should They Do?

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Way Of The Samurai Deceptikon
Echolocation Deceptikon
Gunz (Instrumental) Rasco

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These Gloves Offer A Modern Twist On Sign Language

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Destinations Alesso
I Want to Stare at Your Face Until I Die Ryan Hemsworth

Ron Nielsen, a retired airline pilot, tells his class of fearful fliers in Southern California that crying can be a useful emotional release. If that's what they need to do, he tells them, "let 'er rip!" Courtesy of Air Hollywood hide caption

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Hollywood Jet Gives Fearful Fliers The Courage To Soar

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Halcyon Days Mokhov
FUSE Hudson Mohawke
Don't Be Afraid, You Have Just Got Your Eyes Closed mum
You Should Go Home - Instrumental Statik Selektah & Termanology are 1982
Eyeneverputmy4cusaway (Instrumental) DJ Premier

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In The Midst Of Libya's Turmoil, New Cafes Spring Up To 'Change The Mood'

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Coldplay - Key Largo Bargrooves Dub Ruben Calderon
Dif Juz The Mattson 2
Fairyland Lemongrass
Did What We Had To Do - Instrumental Statik Selektah
Black & White - Vinid Ambient Remix Vinid
Belief - Original Mix Vinid
Lemonade Gucci Mane

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