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Books that deepen, contextualize or offer new angles on one of the week's major headlines.

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Power And Violence In Ukraine And Mexico

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A Cure For Sochi Fatigue, Shaken, Not Stirred

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The 2014 season will mark Derek Jeter's 20th — and last — season with the New York Yankees. Jim McIsaac/Getty Images hide caption

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Celebration Is In The Air. Or Is That Just Snow?

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Members of Robert Falcon Scott expedition's at the South Pole pose for the camera: Robert F. Scott, Lawrence Oates, Henry R. Bowers, Edward A. Wilson, and Edgar Evans. Herbert George Ponting/Library of Congress hide caption

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Paul Bransom's illustration from a 1913 edition of The Wind in the Willows shows Otter traveling through the snowy woods. Public Domain hide caption

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Then-Director of National Intelligence John Negroponte walks the hallways of the Threat Operations Center inside the National Security Agency in 2006. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Indian gay rights activist looks down during an anti-Section 377 protest in New Delhi on December 11, 2013. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks with Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., on Nov. 13 at the start of a congressional budget conference. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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A file photo dated 1961 of South African anti-apartheid leader and African National Congress (ANC) member Nelson Mandela. STF/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (second from left) shakes hands with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry next to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (far left) and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (far right) after a statement on early November 24, 2013 in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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