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The Two-Way

New Year? How About A New Calendar?

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New Year? How About A New Calendar?

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Edna Kash-kash, a Native American from Oregon, sits in front of a tepee circa 1900. In Eastern Oregon, a tribal celebration of first foods offers a connection to ancestors. Lee Moorhouse/Buyenlarge/Getty Images) hide caption

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For Some Tribes, New Year's Foods Provide A Sacred Link To The Past

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Musicians perform at the inaugural ceremony of the International Center for the Study of Machu Picchu and Inca Culture — a partnership between Yale University and The National University of San Antonio Abad in Cuzco. Tim Moran hide caption

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History

Finders Not Keepers: Yale Returns Artifacts To Peru

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Finders Not Keepers: Yale Returns Artifacts To Peru

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Haitians celebrate their independence from France on Jan. 1 each year with a traditional squash soup called soup joumou. Courtesy of Whole Foods hide caption

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Haitians Mark The New Year With A Belly Full Of Soup

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Sunday Puzzle

The Fame Game

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The Fame Game

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Y La Bamba is one of Alt.Latino's acts to watch for 2012. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Latin

The Year Ahead In Latin Music

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The Year Ahead In Latin Music

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Supporters seek autographs from Mitt Romney during a campaign event at the Family Table Restaurant Saturday in Le Mars, Iowa. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Mitt Romney

Iowa Reluctantly Warms To Romney

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Iowa Reluctantly Warms To Romney

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses journalists at EU headquarters in Brussels in December. It's possible that European leaders will come up with ways to manage the region's debt crisis in the new year, but the worst case scenarios are dire. John Thys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Business

2012: A Better Year, Unless Europe's Debt Blows It Up

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2012: A Better Year, Unless Europe's Debt Blows It Up

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People crowd Saara, a popular market in downtown Rio de Janeiro. Brazil is one of the world's largest economies and is attracting job seekers from around the world. Vanderlei Almeida/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Brazil, Economic Opportunity Beckons Westerners

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Rustic and local are some of the words describing menus in 2012, Weekend Edition food commentator Bonny Wolf says. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Artisanal And Authentic, The Flavors Of The New Year

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Ryan Adams' new album, the latest in a prolific career, is called Ashes & Fire. David Black/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

Ryan Adams: Up From The 'Ashes'

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Ryan Adams: Up From The 'Ashes'

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