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Chris Christie Drops Out Of Republican Race For President

The New Jersey governor may simply have missed his window by declining to run in 2012. Christie threw everything at getting traction in Iowa and New Hampshire but fell short in both.

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Author Interviews

Left To Fend For Himself, 'Pax' The Fox Must Find His Human Friend

To research her new novel for young readers, author Sara Pennypacker consulted with a red fox expert. Her takeaway? "They're brilliant. Foxes are so brilliant," she says.

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National Security

Dogs' New Challenge: Find A Bomb Before It Becomes A Bomb KJZZ

Humans rely on dogs to search for bombs. But the increasingly common Improvised Explosive Devices can be made with ordinary ingredients — and it is posing a new challenge for bomb-sniffing dogs.

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Music News

A New 'Cabin In The Sky' Offers Universal Stories — And A Problematic Past

Best remembered as a 1943 film starring Ethel Waters, the musical is being resurrected as a concert series, which aims to both honor the story and reckon with its racist roots.

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Politics

How Hillary Clinton Might Actually Win In N.H., Even Though She Lost Big

Thanks to the way Democrats pick their nominees — and despite her whopping 20-plus-point loss to Bernie Sanders — Clinton looks like she could wind up with the most delegates out of New Hampshire.

Workers "sling" the last remaining shark cast from the original Jaws mold and lift it, by crane, to a nearby crate. After spending more than 25 years at a Los Angeles junkyard, "Bruce" is headed for a museum. Todd Wawrychuk/Courtesy of AMPAS hide caption

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Movies

From Junkyard To Museum: The Journey Of A 'Jaws' Shark

From terrifying man-eater to fish-out-of-water, a sole surviving full-scale model of the 1975 Jaws shark is on its way to a museum.

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In Hong Kong, A Tussle Over Academic Freedom

Students at the University of Hong Kong protested last month, saying university governance is subject to political interference from Beijing.

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Harry Potter Fans Rejoice! New Book From The Wizarding World Coming This Summer

The book, called Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II picks up the story of Harry and co. where the series epilogue left off. It will comprise the script of a play of the same name.

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Duplass Brothers On Filmmaking, Siblings And Parenting's 'Fugue State' FA

The brothers' latest project, Togetherness, is about four people in their late 30s who live in Los Angeles. Mark Duplass describes it as a "deeply personal television show."

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