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Absolut's new vodka features crowd-sourced artwork. hide caption

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Simon Says

How Do You Flavor A Vodka Called 'Chicago'?

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How Do You Flavor A Vodka Called 'Chicago'?

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In the new film adaptation of Twelve Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Solomon Northup, a black man who was kidnapped and sold into slavery in 1841. Jaap Buitendijk/Fox Searchlight Pictures hide caption

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Code Switch

'12 Years' Is The Story Of A Slave Whose End Is A Mystery

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'12 Years' Is The Story Of A Slave Whose End Is A Mystery

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Trumpeter Wynton Marsalis performs his Abyssinian Mass in 2008. Frank Stewart/Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption

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Ecstatic Voices

Wynton Marsalis Goes Back To Church For 'Abyssinian Mass'

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Wynton Marsalis Goes Back To Church For 'Abyssinian Mass'

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Drivers and a man pushing a lawnmower line up at gas station in San Jose, Calif., in March 1974. AP hide caption

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'It Takes A Crisis': How '73 Embargo Fueled Change In U.S.

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Some advocacy groups say credit card companies should stop doing business with websites that promote controversial views or policy positions. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Credit Cards Under Pressure To Police Online Expression

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Credit Cards Under Pressure To Police Online Expression

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Charlie Parker started playing as a boy, when his mother gave him a saxophone to cheer him up after his father left. He went on to spearhead a musical revolution. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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The Birth Of Bird: Young Charlie Parker Found Focus, Faith In Music

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