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U2 On 'The Joshua Tree,' A Lasting Ode To A Divided America

Bono and The Edge explain why, 30 years later, the biggest-selling album of their career feels disquietingly resonant.

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Julia, A Muppet With Autism, Joins The Cast Of 'Sesame Street'

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U2 On 'The Joshua Tree,' A Lasting Ode To A Divided America

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With or Without You U2
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New 'Basic Economy' Airfares May Not Be As Cheap As You Think

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