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4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals building in Richmond, Va., was the site of a court hearing on President Trump's revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries earlier this month. A 13-judge panel has ruled that the ban should continue to be blocked. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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AG Says He Will Take Block On Revised Travel Ban To The Supreme Court

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the block on President Trump's travel ban on six majority-Muslim countries should remain in place. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a statement that the "Department of Justice strongly disagrees with the decision."

Cody ChesnuTT's new album, My Love Divine Degree, is out June 2. Sheree R. Swann/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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First Listen

First Listen: Cody ChesnuTT, 'My Love Divine Degree'

A studio session with Kanye led to a new album that finds the soul eccentric extending his fatherly compassion, and a helping of funk, to the world at large.

My Love Divine Degree

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This image shows Jupiter's south pole, as seen by NASA's Juno spacecraft from an altitude of 32,000 miles. The oval features are cyclones, up to 600 miles in diameter. NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Betsy Asher Hall/Gervasio Robles hide caption

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Juno Spacecraft Reveals Spectacular Cyclones At Jupiter's Poles

NASA has spotted enormous cyclones at the gas giant's north and south poles. The probe has also returned other data that have project scientists scratching their heads.

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'Mother Of All Landslides' In Big Sur Buries Section Of California's Highway 1

Dirt and rock now cover a third of a mile of the road known for its breathtaking views. And where the coast used to form roughly a straight line, aerial photos now show a rocky bulge into the Pacific.

A man dressed in a Chewbacca costume throws his arms aloft in what can only be a confounding mix of emotions: triumph, sure — but also righteous indignation at all the decades lost to reckless misspelling. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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40 Years After 'Star Wars' Error, Newspaper Apologizes To Wookiee Community

In its 1977 review, The Dallas Morning News called Chewbacca a "Wookie." Now, on the film's 40th anniversary, the long national nightmare has ended. On that note: We too have something to confess.

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The Salt

Ramen Rock: These Japanese Punk Legends Sing About Food

For over 35 years, the all-female Shonen Knife has been serving up catchy punk titles like "Wasabi," "Hot Chocolate" and "Sushi Bar." But don't mistake them for bubblegum pop. These ladies are legit.

Ramen Rock: These Japanese Punk Legends Sing About Food

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When Ahmed Badr was 8 years old, his family fled Baghdad in the midst of the Iraq War. Writing helped him process his experience, so he started the website Narratio to give other young people the same opportunity. Ariel Edelman hide caption

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Arts & Life

Iraqi Refugee Empowers Youth To Share Their Stories With 'Narratio'

After Ahmed Badr and his family fled the Iraq War, he used writing to grapple with his experience as a refugee in the U.S. He founded the website Narratio so other youth could share their stories.

Iraqi Refugee Empowers Youth To Share Their Stories With 'Narratio'

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Music Interviews

From Paris With Love: A Kansas City Musician Gets Distance And Perspective

Missouri native Krystle Warren digs into American history on her new album Three The Hard Way. She talks about what it's like to observe the U.S. from France, her home for the past nine years.

From Paris With Love: A Kansas City Musician Gets Distance And Perspective

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Shots - Health News

Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Care Bill's Flaws

"Last-minute changes to the AHCA made by the House offered no real improvements," said Andrew Gurman, president of the American Medical Association. Additional criticism has come from the AARP and the American Hospital Association, among others.

For three generations, members of the White family have served as police officers in the Indianapolis Police Department. From left to right Clarence Sr., Clarence Jr., Rodney Sr. Keith, Rodney Jr. LeEtta, Christoper and Thomas White. Courtesy of the White Family hide caption

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Race

How Policing Has Changed For 3 Generations Of Black Police Officers

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with three generations of African-American police officers from Indianapolis: Clarence White Sr., Clarence White Jr. and Rodney White Jr.

How Policing Has Changed For 3 Generations Of Black Police Officers

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Law

Fox News Hits Back At Accuser's Lawyer In Mocking Response To Lawsuit

"The allegations are not just false, they are outrageously and flagrantly so," Fox's outside lawyers wrote in response to an attorney representing former host Andrea Tantaros in her sexual harassment allegations against the network.