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In 1981, Bernie Sanders won a 10-vote victory over a Democratic incumbent to become mayor of Burlington, Vt. Donna Light/AP hide caption

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It's All Politics

Leaving Brooklyn, Bernie Sanders Found Home In Vermont

Sanders grew up a city kid, dreaming of a life in the Green Mountain State. Now, a friend says, "I think he needs his fix of Vermont."

Doing the Wrong Thing Kaki King

Re-enactors prepare to commemorate the 200th anniversary of Battle of Waterloo in Belgium on Friday. Some 5,000 re-enactors, 300 horses and 100 canons are taking part over two days. Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP hide caption

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At Waterloo Re-Enactment, History So Real You Can Taste It

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Syrian refugees wait to be registered at the port of Mytilini in Greece following a 6km-long march. Louisa Gouliamaki /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Do You Think Of When You Hear The Word 'Refugee'?

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Smallest Piece
Bathtub

A worker at Boka Tobacco auction floors displays some of the tobacco crop, in Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday May 14, 2013. The country's tobacco selling season kicked off in February and to date tobacco worth over $400 million dollars has been sold to buyers mostly from China and the European Union. Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP hide caption

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Tobacco Is Smokin' Again In Zimbabwe

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Anything New Bibio
William Tell Overture Portsmouth Sinfonia
Caballitos De Mar [Alegria] Pedro Soler, Gaspar Claus et. al.
Janie Jones The Clash

Troy Capps found deer antlers in central Oregon's backcountry. Capps is a co-founder of Oregon Shed Hunters, a group that promotes ethical shed hunting. Courtney Flatt/Northwest Public Radio hide caption

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Volunteer Rangers Work To Rein In Antler Poachers

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This Time Son Lux
Let Go Son Lux
40' Franz Ferdinand
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Leaving Brooklyn, Bernie Sanders Found Home In Vermont

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Moonlight in Vermont Ahmad Jamal
Second Time Around Ahmad Jamal
Everything in Its Right Place Radiohead
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Dr. Banard

The Brink imagines how the White House situation room —€” and the U.S. secretary of state, played by Tim Robbins —€” respond when Pakistan is taken over by a certifiably crazy general. Merie W. Wallace/HBO hide caption

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HBO's 'The Brink' Puts The Situation Room In Situation Comedy

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Last Salmon Man (Fisherman's Chronicles, Part IV) Primus
Natural Cause Emancipator

Pedro Barros Diéguez and Albina Macia Fernández, the husband-and-wife owners of Casa Pages, a traditional bar in Barcelona. Many of the city's historic, family-run businesses are in danger of closing because of rising rents, spurred by a huge spike in tourism Courtesy of Devour Barcelona hide caption

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Barcelona's Mom-And-Pop Tapas Bars Take On The Big Tourist Chains

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Composer Terry Riley (center) celebrates his 50th birthday in 1985 with his muses in the Kronos Quartet (from left) David Harrington, John Sherba, Hank Dutt and Joan Jeanrenaud. Richard McCaffrey/Courtesy of Kronos Quartet hide caption

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'The Most Beautiful Offerings': Terry Riley At 80

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