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Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspects an honor guard during a visit to Manila, Philippines, on Feb. 9. Widodo's supporters see him as very different from the strongmen who have long run Indonesia. But he has dismayed some of his backers with his strong support of the death penalty. Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indonesia's President: Fan Of Megadeth, Defender Of Death Penalty

Indonesia's recently elected President Joko Widodo is a heavy metal fan seen as an advocate for human rights and political change. But his strong stance on the death penalty has dismayed many.

Diego Lagomarsino, a computer expert who gave late prosecutor Alberto Nisman the gun that killed him, speaks to reporters during a press conference in Buenos Aires last month. Rodrigo Abd/AP hide caption

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Minor Characters Take The Stage In Argentina's Real-Life Murder Mystery

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In a statement, Carnegie Mellon apologized for the "miscommunication" with applicants. Ken Andreyo/AP Photo/Carnegie Mellon hide caption

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The Heavy Moral Weight Of Carnegie Mellon's 800 Botched Acceptances

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Fighters from the self-declared Islamic State parade through Raqqa, Syria, in June 2014. Raqqa Media Center/AP hide caption

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There's A Reason We Say 'Self-Declared Islamic State'

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Chuck Workman at his editing station in Beverly Hills in 2010, the last year he created montages for the Oscars. Workman says montages today have a less highly edited style. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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King Of Condensed Films: Meet Chuck Workman, The Oscars' Montage Master

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Black Betty Ram Jam

Sears — the Apple of its day for disruption and innovation — sold its own car from 1908 to 1912, before ceding the market to Ford and others. According to one expert, there hasn't been a successful new entrant into the industry in nearly a century. That track record could present a challenge to Apple, which is rumored to be thinking about launching its own line of electric cars. searsmotorbuggy.com hide caption

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Apple Must 'Think Different' On Cars, Or Join Ranks Of Failed New Brands

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Matt Sumell's fiction has appeared in Electric Literature, The Paris Review and McSweeney's, among other outlets. Courtesy of Henry Holt and Company hide caption

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Through 10 Years Of Mining His Grief, A Novelist Makes 'Nice'

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Oh Dolores Whitehorse
Emily, Please Luke Doucet

Indonesian President Joko Widodo inspects an honor guard during a visit to Manila, Philippines, on Feb. 9. Widodo's supporters see him as very different from the strongmen who have long run Indonesia. But he has dismayed some of his backers with his strong support of the death penalty. Jay Directo/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Indonesia's President: Fan Of Megadeth, Defender Of Death Penalty

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Swampesque Big Lazy
Minor Problem Big Lazy

Late last month, a scuffle cut short a St. Louis Board of Aldermen meeting where a committee was to discuss a proposed civilian review board for the city's police force. Robert Cohen/Courtesy of St. Louis Post-Dispatch hide caption

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Police Are Learning To Accept Civilian Oversight, But Distrust Lingers

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Kathy Hanlon and her sons, Sergio (left) and Cristian, were traumatized by Superstorm Sandy. Hanlon says her flood insurance company made life after Sandy even more horrible Charles Lane/NPR hide caption

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Superstorm Sandy Victims Say FEMA's Role Is Fatally Conflicted

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Sketch for Summer The Durutti Column

Sloss, pictured here at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival, has been a key figure associated with independent films including The Fog of War, Little Miss Sunshine and Banksy's Exit Through The Gift Shop. Jemal Countess/Getty Images hide caption

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Meet John Sloss, The Man Behind Some Of Your Favorite Indie Films

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Fender Bender Boomer Castleman

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