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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye walk to their seats for the start of a trilateral meeting with the U.S. in 2014. Japan and Korea's leaders have yet to meet one-on-one. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Parallels

For China, Japan And S. Korea, Just Meeting Is An Accomplishment

Leaders of the three countries gather in Seoul to talk over trade potential and attempt to put aside longstanding tensions over history and territorial matters.

President Barack Obama greets a young child dressed as the Pope and riding in a "Popemobile" as he hands out treats to children trick-or-treating for Halloween on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trick-or-Treating With Princesses, Superheroes And The Pope

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You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile Harry Connick, Jr.
Lullaby of the Leaves Ruby Braff
Tennessee Stud Doc Watson
End Title Danny Elfman

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For China, Japan And S. Korea, Just Meeting Is An Accomplishment

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An Election's High Stakes: Sandra Bullock On 'Our Brand Is Crisis'

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Joyce DiDonato stars in the new opera Great Scott as a world-famous diva who returns to her hometown and finds its opera company struggling to stay afloat. Karen Almond/Dallas Opera hide caption

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In 'Great Scott,' Joyce DiDonato Leads An Opera Within An Opera

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Overture
Overture to Il barbiere di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner (conductor)

Without a school athletic field, the Power Center Academy rugby team practices in a city park nearby, changing clothes in the dugout next to a baseball backstop. Christopher Blank/WKNO hide caption

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An Inner-City Team Is Putting U.S. Rugby On The Map

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Hours Tycho
Lion [Jamie XX Remix] Four Tet

David Hare's plays and screenplays include Plenty, Skylight, The Blue Room, The Hours and Stuff Happens. Brigitte Lacombe/Courtesy of W. W. Norton & Company hide caption

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Dramatist David Hare Says, Like Many Writers, He's Driven By Doubt

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Morning Passages Lyric Quartet & Michael Riesman
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Gibbous Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Barbie at the Bodega T-Bone Burnett & The Civil Wars

Bruce Cambpell — and his famous chainsaw — are back in the new series Ash Vs Evil Dead. Matt Klitscher/Starz Entertainment, LLC hide caption

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Join Ussss ... Join Ussss ... For The Return Of 'Evil Dead'

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Rod Stewart Picks Up The Pen

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Can We Stay Home Tonight? Rod Stewart
Definitely Maybe Jeff Beck Group
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