Backing Musicians Do The Heavy Lifting On NBC's 'The Voice'

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Churchill, Orwell And The Fight Against Totalitarianism

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In 'Margot Sanchez,' A Teen Grows Up And Learns To Love The Bronx

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Cloud eggs: It's not just Instagrammers who find them pretty. Chefs of the 17th century whipped them up, too. Then, as now, they were meant to impress. Maria Godoy/NPR hide caption

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Cloud Eggs: The Latest Instagram Food Fad Is Actually Centuries Old

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Protesters with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), including a costumed tiger, gathered at City Hall in Los Angeles last year to call on the city to prohibit circuses from using tigers, lions, and other wild animals in their acts. Circuses have been a target of PETA since it was founded in 1980. Richard Vogel/AP hide caption

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Ringling Bros. Curtain Call Is Latest Victory For Animal Welfare Activists

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With A Wedding Dress Comes A New Beginning For A Syrian Tailor

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Not My Job: We Quiz Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse On Peaches

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Leaving High School Behind For A Dangerous Life In 'A Good Country'

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Danish Filmmaker Thomas Vinterberg Gets Deeply Personal In 'The Commune'

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Jean-Michel Basquiat Painting Sells For Record $110.5 Million

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'Alien: Covenant' Mixes Blood And Guts With Existential Questions

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A Salute To 30 Years Of 'The Simpsons'

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Hindenburg's passenger quarters featured observation windows on both the port and starboard sides that opened for fresh air and taking photographs. Courtesy of The Smithsonian National Postal Museum hide caption

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Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson enters the ring in Fairfax, Va., at one of the final performances of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Marian Carrasquero/NPR hide caption

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From The Big Top Into The Big World: A Ringling Ringmaster's Final Bow

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Jean-Michel Basquiat's untitled painting of a skull is displayed behind an official with Sotheby's, which offered the media a preview earlier this month. On Thursday, the work sold for $110.5 million — the highest sum ever paid at auction for a work by a U.S. artist. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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