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Jason Brezler in the market of Nowzad on May 7, 2010, with village elders, Afghan National Police and U.S. Marines. Maj. Brezler is now facing a possible discharge from the Marines after he emailed classified documents. Monique Jaques/Getty Images hide caption

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In Trying To Oust Afghan Official, Marine Draws U.S. Scrutiny To Himself

Marine reservist Jason Brezler warned comrades in Afghanistan about a dirty Afghan cop. No one took heed, and three Marines died. Now Brezler is facing a possible discharge from the Corps.

Jason Brezler in the market of Nowzad on May 7, 2010, with village elders, Afghan National Police and U.S. Marines. Maj. Brezler is now facing a possible discharge from the Marines after he emailed classified documents. Monique Jaques/Getty Images hide caption

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A U.S. Marine Tried To Warn A Comrade, Now He Faces A Discharge

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Construction Site Niklas Aman
Simplicity Niklas Aman
Teardrop Eklipse
Bring The Fire (Instrumental) The Seventh
Cryin' in the Streets Buckwheat Zydeco
Ouragon (The Hurricane) Beausoleil & Michael Doucet
Passenger's Log, The Unity Fractions The Seven Mile Journey
Wild Blue Yonder Carl Matthews and Joe Bevan
Waltz #1 (Nunley's Carousel) Richard Joo

Amor Towles likes to write about the past, but says he is not driven by historical research. He prefers instead to play in between what is real and what is imagined. His first novel was called Rules of Civility. Courtesy of Amor Towles hide caption

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Idea For 'Gentleman In Moscow' Came From Many Nights In Luxury Hotels

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Wild Blue Yonder Carl Matthews and Joe Bevan
Backatown Trombone Shorty
Steampunk Rickshaw Jesse Cook & Jesse Cooke
Chinese Wall Electric Piano Section
I Wanted You To Stay On The Other Side Summer Heart

Rosalind Alexander-Kasparik cares for her fiance, David Rector, who's trying to have his voting rights restored five years after a judge ruled that a traumatic brain injury disqualified him from casting a ballot in San Diego. Elliot Spagat/AP hide caption

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Disabled And Fighting For The Right To Vote

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Delicate Transitions Gavin Luke
Drifting Among Strangers Gavin Luke
Oh God, The Lights Are Going Dim This Is a Process of a Still Life
Maya This Is a Process of a Still Life
Peasant Dance My Education

Realistic-looking wooden pistols carved and painted by an inmate at the Walls Unit prison in Huntsville, Texas, in 1964. They were intended to be used in an escape attempt but were discovered by employees of the prison. Courtesy of Texas Prison Museum hide caption

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From Homemade Weapons To Inmate Art, An Inside Look At Life Behind Bars

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Sundown at the Ok Corral Jason Savell
Folsom Prison Blues United Guitar Players
The Line Ahmad Jamal
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