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Abbas Kiarostami poses during his visit to the 54th Cartagena Film Festival in 2014. The filmmaker left Iran only twice to make movies. Joaquin Sarmiento/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Remembrances

'He Had Many More Films To Make': Remembering Iranian Director Abbas Kiarostami

Kiarostami began making films in 1970 and continued after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. His work helped make Iranian cinema a major international force. The director died Monday in Paris at age 76.

Blues for Me
ON THE LAKE PETER ERSKINE / JOHN TAYLOR / PALLE DANIELSSON

People write condolence notes and lay flowers at a growing memorial in front of the Dallas Police Headquarters near the area that is still an active crime scene in downtown Dallas following the deaths of five police officers last night on July 8, 2016 in Dallas, Texas. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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When Violence Is A Constant, How Do We Deal?

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Theme from Fire Away Ilias
Lithuania Jaga Jazzist, Træen, Jørgen et. al.
Carnavalito Toubab Krewe

A Mexican teacher from Nuevo Leon state speaks in solidarity with striking colleagues from Oaxaca state on June 22 in Monterrey. JULIO CESAR AGUILAR FUENTES/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Mexican Teachers' Strike Turns Deadly

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Mentors Chris Regan, Jordan Wagner and Eric Schiffhauer pose for a picture with Jebree Christian, a recent high school graduate from West Baltimore, in front of Jimmy's on Baltimore's harbor. Gabrielle Emanuele/NPR hide caption

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Why It's Never Too Late To Rescue Failing Students

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A Ride with Polly Jean Jenny Scheinman
Petite ouverture à danser, for piano
Big Cat Afro Celt Sound System
The Other Side Afro Celt Sound System
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Killing Time City and Colour
This Is Life (Samurai Champloo Tribute) Various

Abbas Kiarostami poses during his visit to the 54th Cartagena Film Festival in 2014. The filmmaker left Iran only twice to make movies. Joaquin Sarmiento/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'He Had Many More Films To Make': Remembering Iranian Director Abbas Kiarostami

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Brian Wilson with his touring ensemble — a team-up of California band the Wondermints, a host of Chicago musicians, fellow Beach Boy Al Jardine and more. Christopher Stuba/Anny Celsi hide caption

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'Pet Sounds' And The Band That Gets To Play It Onstage

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That's Not Me The Beach Boys

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