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Devin Nunes, R-Calif., chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, speaks to the media about the investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Friday. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Paul Manafort To Testify On Russia As House Intel Committee Drama Continues

It's unclear when Trump's former campaign chair will speak. Meanwhile, the next open hearing is either postponed for logistics or canceled over Democratic objections — depending on whom you believe.

Edgar Maddison Welch, 28, pleaded guilty Friday to two charges related to last year's armed confrontation at the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington, D.C. Welch says he was "self-investigating" false Internet rumors of a pedophile ring at the pizzeria. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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'Pizzagate' Gunman Pleads Guilty To Charges

Edgar Maddison Welch accepted a plea deal over his armed confrontation at the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington, D.C., last year. The North Carolina man says he was motivated by online rumors.

With Parliament Square reopened after Wednesday's attack, people walk past the Houses of Parliament, with the Union Jack flag flying at half-staff in London. Jack Taylor/Getty Images hide caption

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London Attack: One More Victim Dies, Police Make More Arrests

The death toll in Wednesday's terrorist attack near the U.K. Parliament has risen, after a 75-year-old man died of his injuries. Police now have nine people in custody, with a tenth person released on bail, but authorities still believe the attacker acted alone.

Last Friday night, the Berlin bookstore Shakespeare and Sons hosted a Sabbath dinner as part of the pre-kickoff activities for Nosh Berlin, the German capital's first Jewish food festival. Guests at the bookstore included many non-Jewish Germans who purchased tickets. Veronica Zaragovia for NPR hide caption

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The Salt

Berlin Celebrates Its Jewish Revival By Having A 'Nosh'

The German capital is experiencing growing Jewish immigration, despite a rise in anti-Semitism. Organizers of the city's first Jewish food festival are hoping it can help foster unity and pride.

Gov. Gary Herbert resisted recent calls to veto a bill giving Utah the strictest DUI threshold in the country, lowering the blood alcohol limit to .05 percent, down from .08 percent. Last week, demonstrators on both sides of the issue visited the Utah State Capitol. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

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Utah Cuts DUI Alcohol Limit To Lowest Level In U.S.; Law Also Affects Gun Owners

Utah's new DUI law will also lower the alcohol limit for people carrying guns. The strict law has been controversial in Utah, with hundreds of calls to the governor's office.

United States midfielder Carli Lloyd (center) moves the ball upfield against England during the first half of a SheBelieves Cup match on March 4 in Harrison, N.J. England won the match, 1-0. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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U.S. Women Bumped From Top Spot In FIFA World Rankings

The U.S. is now No. 2, behind Germany and ahead of France, England and Canada. The American squad has been ranked in the top two spots since FIFA created the world rankings for women back in 2003.

Carrie Lam, a candidate for Hong Kong's chief executive, greets supporters on Thursday. She is considered Beijing's preferred candidate and is widely expected to win Sunday's vote. Kin Cheung/AP hide caption

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Parallels - World News

In Race For New Leader, Many In Hong Kong See 'Selection,' Not Election

Elections for the chief executive of Hong Kong, the city leader, are scheduled for March 26. But only a small group of people will be able to vote directly.

In Race For New Leader, Many In Hong Kong See 'Selection,' Not Election

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Ariana Huffington speaks on stage during a conference in 2016 in New York City. She's taking a bigger role at Uber. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images hide caption

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All Tech Considered

Arianna Huffington: 'There Can Be No Room At Uber For Brilliant Jerks'

While Uber wades through crisis after crisis, the sole woman on its board, Arianna Huffington, is emerging as chief of culture change.

Can Arianna Huffington Save Uber?

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After a prosecutor issued an order for Hosni Mubarak's release earlier this month, a group of people gathered in front of the Al Maadi Hospital in Cairo to celebrate. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Mubarak Walks Free, In What Could Be The Final Twist For Egypt's Former Dictator

Hosni Mubarak, 88 and ailing, was acquitted by Egypt's top appeals court of charges that he ordered police to kill anti-government protesters in 2011.

U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces, made up of an alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters, regroup on the northern outskirts of Deir Ezzor as they advance to encircle the ISIS bastion of Raqqa on Feb. 21. Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Parallels - World News

Big Changes And Major Dilemmas Loom In Next Phase Of ISIS War In Syria

The U.S. is considering deploying more American troops to Syria in the final phase of the war against ISIS — one that could reshape borders and relationships in the Middle East.

Big Changes And Major Dilemmas Loom In Next Phase Of ISIS War In Syria

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Chickens in a coop. New FDA rules limit how farmers can give antibiotics to animals raised for meat. But a Government Accountability Office report says the FDA doesn't collect the data to know if that policy is working. Scott Eells/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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The Salt

The U.S. Can't Really Know If Farmers Are Cutting Back On Antibiotics, GAO Says

New FDA rules limit how farmers can give antibiotics to animals raised for meat. But a Government Accountability Office report says the FDA doesn't collect the data to know if that policy is working.

Nearly two-thirds of cell mutations that cause cancer are caused by random error, a study found. Steve Gschmeissner/Science Source hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Nearly Two-Thirds Of Cancer Mutations Arise Randomly, Study Finds

Researchers have long known behavior, environment and genetics play a role in cancer. A study in Science finds luck is also a major factor.

Cancer Is Partly Caused By Bad Luck, Study Finds

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StoryCorps

A 'Tough' Metzmama: Lasting Memories Of One Armenian Grandmother

In Armenian, the word for grandmother is metzmama. After fleeing the Armenian Genocide, Isabel Kouyoumjian was a metzmama, but for her granddaughter Joanne Nucho, she was much more than that.

A 'Tough' Metzmama: Lasting Memories Of One Armenian Grandmother

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All Songs Considered

How Lenny Kaye, The Godfather Of Garage Rock, Illuminated 'The Psalms'

Lenny Kaye is an elemental force in music and a spiritually attuned diviner of sounds. On this episode, he walks us through his process and his inspirations.

How Lenny Kaye, The Godfather Of Garage Rock, Illuminated 'The Psalms'

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Fatima Avelica, 13, daughter of of Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, attends a rally with loved ones and supporters for his release outside U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) offices on March 13, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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Code Switch

This Week In Race: ICE Sends Chills Across U.S., Kaepernick, Others, Write Big Checks

While much of the focus has been on deportations of Latinx, other groups have been under increased scrutiny.

Keyboard player and singer Mike Hicks tours with Keb' Mo', but when he's home in Nashville, he's a key figure in the city's R&B and soul scene. Padrion Scott/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Record

Just Off Music Row, Nashville's R&B Scene Thrives

Artists like Mike Hicks, Emoni Wilkins and Jason Eskridge are finding ways to straddle the city's music communities, making themselves indispensable to the industry as they band together outside it.

Just Off Music Row, Nashville's R&B Scene Thrives

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