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Composer and pianist Clara Schumann achieves a modern milestone

Clara Schumann was one of 19the Century Europe's most well-known pianists. She was also a composer, but her husband, Robert Schumann, eclipsed her in this realm. A recording of one of Clara's piano trios has now been inducted into a prestigious collection at the Library of Congress — putting her, at least in one small way, on a par with her better-known spouse.

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The Kurds have no country of their own and their story is largely untold. A planned museum in Erbil aims to change that.

Without a nation of their own, the Kurds have been fighting oppression for centuries, all the way to the present day. In fact, Kurdish Peshmerga soldiers are key forces right now in the battle against ISIS. But Kurdish history — a story of persecution, war and resilience — is largely untold. A new museum would help change that.