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Hit It! - Prince Royce, Common Kings, Other Tops On World Music Charts

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Here are some of the songs topping the charts from music hot spots around the world.

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November 18th will mark the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's "MTV Unplugged" performance in New York. Because you also might have worn long greasy hair and cardigans at one point in your life, here is the Seattle band playing their accoustic version of "All Apologies":

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Fading Flavor: Production Of Saffron Declines Sharply

Saffron is well-known for its flavor and its expense. But in Kashmir, one of the flew places it grows, cultivation has fallen dramatically thanks for climate change, industry, and farming methods.

Photo of women harvesting saffron in Kashmir

Harvesting of Saffron in Kashmir

Mubashir Naik

In northern India along the bustling Jammu-Srinagar national highway near Pampore — known as the saffron town of Kashmir —people are busy picking up saffron flowers to fill their wicker baskets.

During the autumn season, this is a common sight in the Valley as saffron harvesting is celebrated like a festival in Kashmir. The crop is harvested once a year from October 21 to mid-November.

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