Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts as former President Bill Clinton smiles at a presidential primary campaign rally in Hooksett, N.H.
Hillary Clinton's big problems: She's not winning women, and voters still don't trust her. Meanwhile, Donald Trump's support is broad and deep.
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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The first car Tesla released was the luxury Roadster, which had a six-figure price tag.
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The long-promised Model 3 will be revealed in March — and Elon Musk has confirmed to Bloomberg that it will, as planned, be sold for $35,000 before any tax incentives.
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen listens to questions during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
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Testifying for the first time since the Federal Reserve raised interest rates, Janet Yellen says volatility in the global markets means that "as is always the case, the economic outlook is uncertain."
Kiss Me, Kate is the latest in a series of American musicals to be performed at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. "It is such a glorious theater to perform in," says director Lee Blakeley.
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French audiences have flocked to Paris productions of American musicals like Kiss Me, Kate, which closes this week. France's versions of some of these plays are also being exported back to the U.S.
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.
Wisdom, a Laysan albatross that's believed to be 65 years old, and her mate have welcomed a new chick at the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Here, a week-old chick peeks out from its nest.
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Wisdom, a Laysan albatross that researchers first tagged in 1956, has hatched what could be her 40th chick, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says.
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.
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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"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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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.
Clockwise from top: Eskimeaux, Kevin Morby, Lily & Madeleine, Jonathan Meiburg of Shearwater
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On this week's show: songs of power, protest and passion, including a cut from Shearwater's "angriest" record and singer Kevin Morby's fervent if exasperated attempt to make sense of police 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.