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Salón Los Angeles is the oldest dance hall in Mexico City. It's here that well-dressed couples dance to danzón. Courtesy of Betto Arcos hide caption

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From Ballrooms To Concert Halls, Mexico Kept This Cuban Style Alive

Born in Cuba in the late 1800s, danzón had couples gliding in a kind of formal square dance a century later.

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Obama, Castro Shake Hands Ahead Of Historic Meeting Saturday

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From Pork To Onion Sandwiches: Secrets To Supersurvivors' Long Lives

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Late Alvin Batiste
Banjo Noir Alvin Batiste
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Poland's second-largest city is also a major tourist destination. Krakow (seen here at night from the Krakus Mound) is suffering some of the worst air pollution in Europe. Arek Olek/Flickr hide caption

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Plagued By Smog, Krakow Struggles To Break Its Coal-Burning Habit

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For Fans Of 'Super Troopers,' Meow They're Getting A Sequel

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Trooper With an Attitude .38 Special

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Colorado Deals Inmates A New Deck Of Cards

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Sky The Pimps of Joytime

"I'm not one of those who will ever say to you 'No regrets.' I have serious regrets," says actress Kate Mulgrew. "And I think most thoughtful people do, if they live a life as I have lived mine, with a great deal of abandon and passion." Diane Bondareff/Invision/AP hide caption

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'Born With Teeth,' Actress Kate Mulgrew On A Life Lived With Abandon

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Salón Los Angeles is the oldest dance hall in Mexico City. It's here that well-dressed couples dance to danzón. Courtesy of Betto Arcos hide caption

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From Ballrooms To Concert Halls, Mexico Kept This Cuban Style Alive

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Animals (Workout Mix #130 BPM) various
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School Days Stanley Clarke
Silly Putty Stanley Clarke

Alumnus Will Lawrence of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Student Network came back to Swarthmore to help the students effectively communicate their protest to the school's administrators. Emily Cohen/NewsWorks hide caption

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Students Push College Fossil Fuel Divestment To Stigmatize Industry

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Playground Viktor Krauss
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Allegro (from Water Music, Suite No.2) Budapest Strings / Bela Banfalvi
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Inside The Wild (And Hand-Drawn) World Of Bill Plympton

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Say What It Is Hailey Niswanger

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