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Goats and Soda

Postcard From Freetown: On The Beach, Life — And Dreams — Go On

Even in a city stricken with Ebola, people come to the beach. A man on crutches is out for a walk. Little girls collect a fish and a headless Barbie. And an actress dreams of her big break.

The dirt and gravel at the Baharka displacement camp in northern Iraq will turn to a sea of freezing mud in the winter rain. Aid workers say they don't have enough blankets and winter clothing for all those displaced by the advance of ISIS. Safin Hamed/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iraqis Displaced By ISIS Face Another Threat: Winter

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Mer Nine Inch Nails
Loving You Manu Katché

By this time next year, U.S consumer are likely to be using credit cards with electronic chips, like these in Germany. But such cards are expected to stop only 60 percent of fraud, prompting a retailers' spokesman to call them the "not-so-smart card." Martin Meissner/AP hide caption

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The Holidays Bring A New Season For Credit Card Breaches

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Iranian women look at the palace of King Darius of Achaemenid Persepolis, near Shiraz in southern Iran. Behrouz Mehri/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tourists Discover The Modern Attraction Of Ancient Iran

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Barefoot Adventure Bud Shank
Muir Woods Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Once Upon a Time...Storybook Love Mark Knopfler & Guy Fletcher

In the northwestern United States, this crayfish would be just a friendly bit of local fauna. But in Scotland, it's an invasive species wreaking havoc on trout streams. Ari Shapiro/NPR hide caption

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American Intruder Lurks In Scottish Streams, Clawed And Hungry

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I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles) The Proclaimers
Jambalaya (On the Bayou) Joe Pass & Roy Clark

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Postcard From Freetown: On The Beach, Life — And Dreams — Go On

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Guillermo Gomez, husband of Vilma Marenco, holds his daughter in their home in Northeast Houston. Marenco was killed in April after being hit by an uninsured trucker who ran a red light. Mayra Beltran/Houston Chronicle hide caption

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In Texas, Traffic Deaths Climb Amid Fracking Boom

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Lyric The Sea and Cake
a Fuller Moon The Sea and Cake
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In Northern Virginia, Candidates See Opportunity In Asian Vote

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The face in Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada's larger-than-life portrait is a composite of photos the artist took of young men from many racial backgrounds. Tami Heilemann/Department of the Interior hide caption

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On The National Mall, An American Portrait In Sand And Soil

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La Luna en Tu Mirada Ry Cooder & Manuel Galbán
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Cineramascope Galactic feat. Trombone Shorty and Corey Henry

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From VMI To James Island, Hollywood Battles To Get The Civil War Right

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The Royal Shakespeare Company is releasing albums of the music commissioned for its productions of many of the plays in this first collected edition of William Shakespeare's works. Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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The Royal Shakespeare Company Releases Music From Its Archive

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