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Some Types Of Songs Are Universally Identifiable, Study Suggests

To find out if music really is a universal language, researchers gave people 14 second samples of songs from around the world and asked them to say what kind of song it is.

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What It Takes To Get Guns Out Of The Wrong Hands

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New Study Shows A Grave Lack Of Gender Diversity In The Music Industry

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Sunspots Bob Mould

At StoryCorps in New York City, Sharon Brangman shared with her daughter, Jenna Lester, some of her experiences in medical school and how her mother, Ruby, helped her become a doctor. Mia Warren/StoryCorps hide caption

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For These 3 Women, Medical Careers Are A Family Affair

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Lullaby Or Dance Song? Listen To Global Tunes And See If You Can Tell

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The Sun & The Sky Daniel T.

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Fire Rips Through South Korean Hospital, Killing Dozens Of Patients

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Police stand guard outside the Trump International Hotel, blocks from the White House, last year. The hotel has become a centerpiece of lawsuits claiming the president is profiting from the office. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Federal Judge Seems Sympathetic To Anti-Corruption Case Against President Trump

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Off Work Thurston Moore
Facing the Sun [Original Mix] Fritz Kalkbrenner

Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan raises his hand to shade the sun, revealing a luxury watch and diamond ring, during a Dec. 4 ceremony at Government House. The expensive jewelry set off an outraged reaction in Thailand. Krit Phromsakla Na Sakolnakorn/AP hide caption

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Will A Scandal Over Expensive Watches Bring Down Thailand's Government?

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