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On The Navajo Nation, 5,000 Workers Dependent On A Federal Paycheck

Native American tribes are more dependent on federal dollars than many other communities. As the shutdown continues, Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye is asking Congress to exempt tribes.

In this Dec. 7, 2018, relatives of people missing in China's far western region of Xinjiang hold up photos at an office of a Chinese Kazakh advocacy organization in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Dake Kang/AP hide caption

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Opinion: The Strange Silence Over China's Muslim Crackdown

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Yellow Is the Colour Bugge Wesseltoft

New York Knicks center Enes Kanter has been a vocal critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erodgan. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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A Critic Of Turkey, The Knicks' Enes Kanter Speaks Out About His Fears For His Life

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Open Mouth Kaki King

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On The Navajo Nation, 5,000 Workers Dependent On A Federal Paycheck

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Livin' In the City John Butler Trio

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Gospel And Black Church Communities Grapple With The Allegations Against R. Kelly

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The Process Terence Blanchard
Veritas Alex Skolnick Trio
Song of the Open Road Alex Skolnick Trio
Dreamworld (Dance) Jon Hassell
For the Birds Juliana Hatfield Three
Angelita Jon Auer

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Finding God, Love And The Meaning Of Life In Messiaen's 'Turangalîla-Symphonie'

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