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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. The landing site at Tranquility Base has remained mostly untouched — though that could change as more nations and even commercial companies start to explore the moon. NASA hide caption

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How Do You Preserve History On The Moon?

As the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing nears, some say the site of the first footprints on the moon should be protected. But historic preservation off our planet is unprecedented.

Please, Don't (Instrumental Version) RJD2
Charmed Life

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer discusses the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement as President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin look on Oct. 1, 2018. Lighthizer is now the chief U.S. negotiator in trade talks with China. Kevin Lamarque/Reuters hide caption

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'Expect Change': Robert Lighthizer Is Trump's Hardball-Playing China Trade Negotiator

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Occasional Magic Yppah
Neighborhoods Yppah
(Don't Fear) The Reaper Blue Öyster Cult
Pack Plus Ice FilFla
Tea Pulse FilFla
Dots DJ Premier
Preservation Think Differently

"I probably almost broke down a few times questioning whether or not I was gonna be able to get it done," Pianist Kris Bowers says of learning Don Shirley's music for Green Book. Molly Cranna/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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How Pianist Kris Bowers Found His Inner Virtuoso For Oscar-Nominated 'Green Book'

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Blue Skies Don Shirley Trio
The Lonesome Road Don Shirley

Crews remove early morning snow during a winter storm at the Supreme Court on Wednesday. It's not unusual for the high court to be open when the rest of Washington is closed. Jessica Gresko/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Limits Civil Asset Forfeiture, Rules Excessive Fines Apply To States

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Astronaut Buzz Aldrin walks on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission in 1969. The landing site at Tranquility Base has remained mostly untouched — though that could change as more nations and even commercial companies start to explore the moon. NASA hide caption

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How Do You Preserve History On The Moon?

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Rocket Man Elton John
Pretending Evolution of Stars
Coroico Chancha Via Circuito
Sueno en Paraguay Chancha Via Circuito
Forest2 Soda Island and Avionics
Getraumt
Helikopter Florian Christl
Travelogue Mr. Scruff
Get a Move On [Radio Edit] Mr. Scruff
Come Sail Away Styx

Jussie Smollett leaves the Cook County Jail following his release Thursday in Chicago. Smollett was charged with filling a false police report after he said he was attacked by two men who shouted racist and anti-gay slurs. Kamil Krzaczynski/AP hide caption

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Jussie Smollett 'Took Advantage Of The Pain And Anger Of Racism,' Police Say

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