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The Americas

Port Au Prince Dodges The Hurricane

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Port-Au-Prince Dodges The Hurricane

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The walled Solovetsky Monastery at dusk. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Radio Pictures

Residents, Church Vie For History-Rich Russian Isles

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Residents, Church Vie For History-Rich Russian Isles

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Music Interviews

Tracy Bonham: A '90s Rock Star, Reborn

9 min

Tracy Bonham: A '90s Rock Star, Reborn

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Stephanie Herseth Sandlin gets choked up during her concession speech Tuesday in Sioux Falls, S.D. Herseth Sandlin was a leader of the Blue Dog Coalition in the House, which suffered big losses in Tuesday's elections. Devin Wagner/Argus Leader/AP hide caption

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Election 2010

Midterm Losses Bite Blue Dog Democrats

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Midterm Losses Bite Blue Dog Democrats

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Author Pat Conroy credits his mother with turning him into an "insatiable, fanatical" reader. In his new memoir, My Reading Life, Conroy explains how reading has been a lifelong safe haven for him -- "the most rewarding form of exile." David G. Spielman hide caption

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Conroy's 'Reading Life': A Search For Safe Harbors

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