Donald Trump was declared the winner in the GOP primary race in New Hampshire, while Bernie Sanders took the Democratic race.
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Iowa and New Hampshire have spoken, each in its own unique accent. Now the race moves on to Nevada and South Carolina, states quite different from the first two and quite different from each other.
Beyoncé, in a scene from the video for "Formation."
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Beyoncé's latest song is for the black Southern woman, says National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, who's from Mississippi. It's a message Ward says she needed to hear.
The psychoactive ingredient in marijuana is a fat-soluble compound called THC.
Lourdes Garcia-Navarro performs with the Vila Isabel Samba School during Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.
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A central piece of President Obama's climate change initiatives is now on hold, after the Supreme Court put a stay on rules limiting carbon pollution generated by U.S. power plants.
A decision on the Clean Power Plan could be long in coming — meaning that the rules' fate might not be determined before a new presidential administration comes into power in 2017.
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A lab worker exposes his arm to Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes, responsible for the spread of the Zika virus, during testing in the epidemiology lab at the Roosevelt Hospital in Guatemala City, Guatemala, on Feb. 1, 2016.
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For decades, Zika was considered a mild virus that rarely made people ill. Suddenly it seems to be causing serious problems and is spreading across the Americas. Here's the latest news.
Russian opposition figure and former Prime Minister Mikhail Kasyanov speaks during a news conference last year in Moscow.
Mikhail Kasyanov says he was sitting in a Moscow restaurant when around 10 men burst in, threatened to kill him and then attacked with the baked good. The Kremlin is downplaying the attack.
"There is a vibrant political atmosphere that will be conducive to greater achievement" in Egypt, Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry tells NPR. But, he says, "I can't say we're perfect."
Sameh Hassan Shoukry, Egypt's foreign minister, speaks with NPR's David Greene about the state of democracy and human rights in his country.
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No, he didn't repossess this car from a corrupt official. As a hobby, global health avenger Cees Klumper fixes up classic cars. This one is the El Camino used in the TV series My Name Is Earl. Klumper tracked it down and had it shipped to Geneva.
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When he isn't fixing up vintage cars, Cees Klumper goes after officials who misuse money meant to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.
Ferguson Mayor James Knowles III speaks during a City Council meeting last week. The meeting was the first opportunity for residents to speak directly with city leaders about the preliminary consent agreement with the Department of Justice.
The agreement, negotiated with the Justice Department, is expected to cost the Missouri city more than $2 million per year. The city council altered the plan to reduce that cost.
Chess players score a game at the Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility in Berlin, N.H.
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Deep in the woods of New Hampshire, 20 inmates are engaged in a fierce chess tournament in a secluded prison. The prize may be just a paper certificate, but even then, winning means a lot.
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Rihanna in front of the cover art for her album, Anti, in October.
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The Barbadian pop star's album Anti includes so many musical styles that it has been tagged "adrift" and "confusing." But there's a method — and plenty of Caribbean history — behind the madness.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden delivers opening remarks during a panel discussion at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., in 2014.
Charles Bolden grew up in segregated South Carolina. One of his state senators, Strom Thurmond, blocked his efforts to get to the Naval Academy, but a Hail Mary letter to Lyndon Johnson helped him get there.
A recent supper club in Josh Haynes' apartment in Birmingham, Ala.
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Pop-up dining experiences are cropping up across the country. While diners savor an exclusive meal, chefs get to try out recipes and gauge the local market for their food before opening a restaurant.
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The West Kensington Ministry church in Philadelphia is one of about a dozen churches offering sanctuary to Central American immigrants who are under deportation orders.
A dozen congregations are harboring immigrants facing deportation. The act echoes the sanctuary movement of the 1980s, when hundreds of churches sheltered Central Americans escaping war and violence.
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Researchers are rumored to have seen ripples in space-time from the collision of two black holes (artist's depiction).
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If the rumors are true, then humanity is about to learn a lot about the heaviest stuff in the universe.
Object (or Luncheon in Fur), by Meret Oppenheim.
In 1936, the surrealist Meret Oppenheim wrapped a teacup, saucer and spoon in fur. In the age of Freud, a gastro-sexual interpretation was inescapable. Even today, the work triggers intense reactions.
The totoaba is prized for its large bladder.
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The nets that ensnare the giant totoaba fish also trap and kill the world's smallest and rarest mammal: a porpoise called the vaquita.
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