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All Things Considered for January 23, 2011

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Jobs, Of Course, But What Else Will Obama Say?

Jobs, Of Course, But What Else Will Obama Say?

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A street child looks out from his classroom during studies conducted by the Salaam Baalak Trust at the New Delhi railway station in September 2004. Salaam Baalak Trust is an Indian charity for homeless children. Manish Swarup/AP hide caption

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A Strange Tourist Attraction: India's Street Kids

A Strange Tourist Attraction: India's Street Kids

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Songs by artists from Beethoven to Justin Bieber take on a cosmic quality when stretched to hundreds of times their original length. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Super-Stretched Songs Produce Cosmic Results

Super-Stretched Songs Produce Cosmic Results

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The Reagan family gathers at the breakfast table in 1960. Their kitchen was stocked with General Electric gadgets, thanks to Reagan's hosting gig on GE Theater. Courtesy of Ronald Reagan Family hide caption

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Reagan's Son Sees His 'Father At 100'

Reagan's Son Sees His 'Father At 100'

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For Joyce DiDonato, switching genders is as easy as changing clothes. Courtesy of Virgin Classics hide caption

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'Diva, Divo': Joyce DiDonato's Operatic Gender-Bending

'Diva, Divo': Joyce DiDonato's Operatic Gender-Bending

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All Things Considered for January 22, 2011

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) discusses efforts to repeal the health care law Wednesday. The House passed a bill to repeal the law, but Senate Democrats say they will block efforts to take it up. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Can Congress Mandate Health Insurance?

Can Congress Mandate Health Insurance?

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Ruins of the Villa of the Quintilii on the outskirts of Rome. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Climate Change Linked To The Fall Of The Roman Empire

Could Climate Change Have Led To The Fall Of Rome?

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Sam Beam's recordings have gone from bedroom whispers to full-throated albums over the past decade. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Iron And Wine: Beyond The Bedroom Studio

Iron And Wine: Beyond The Bedroom Studio

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