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This week scientists announced they have reproduced the genome of an extinct amphibian, the gastric brooding frog. Auscape/UIG via Getty Images hide caption

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Resurrected Frog Gives Us Cause To Brood

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Anti-riot police face off with protesters in Saudi Arabia's eastern city of Qatif on March 11, 2011. Despite bans on the demonstrations, Shiite Muslims in the eastern part of the country have continued to stage protests, demanding political changes. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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In Saudi Arabia, Shiite Muslims Challenge Ban On Protests

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In The Sapphires, an R&B-loving musician helps turn four Australian aboriginal women into a soul act. From left: Julie (Jessica Mauboy), Cynthia (Miranda Tapsell), Gail (Deborah Mailman) and Kay (Shari Sebbens). The Weinstein Company hide caption

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Maori-Mentored, Soul-Singing Mom Inspired 'The Sapphires'

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Jean De Lafayette Elementary School is one of 50 schools slated to be closed in Chicago. Cities across the country are facing similar decisions, and opposition to the closures is growing. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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School Closures Pit Race And Poverty Against Budgets

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Supreme Court justices will hear arguments Tuesday on California's Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage. On Wednesday they'll hear arguments on the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between one man and one woman. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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They All Voted For DOMA, But Now These Senators Are Split

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Kenneth Pattengale (left) and Joey Ryan, who record as The Milk Carton Kids. Their new album is called The Ash & Clay. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Milk Carton Kids: At Life's Crossroads, A Duo Looks Both Ways

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The Library of America recently published the ninth and final volume of a complete collection of Philip Roth's works, and a new documentary on PBS looks back on his prolific career. Courtesy PBS hide caption

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At 80, Philip Roth Reflects On Life, Literature And The Beauty Of Naps

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