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Seen in 2017, a girl studies for school while a man chops wood in the Muslim enclave of Islamberg in Tompkins, N.Y. Four people have been arrested in an alleged plot to attack the community. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Planned Attack On Muslim Community In Upstate New York Disrupted, Police Say

Three men and a 16-year-old boy have been arrested and authorities say 20 weapons and three improvised explosive devices have been seized. The alleged target was Islamberg, outside Rochester.

The Trump administration is planning to ask the Supreme Court to take up a sped-up review of a lower court's ruling that blocks the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Administration To Ask Supreme Court To Decide Citizenship Question's Fate

In a court filing, the Justice Department says it plans to ask for a speedy review by the Supreme Court of a lower court's ruling blocking plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

Paul Whelan, the American who has been detained by Russia on suspicion of espionage, stands in a glass cage for a hearing in Moscow on Tuesday. Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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American Held In Russia Unwittingly Got Thumb Drive With State Secrets, Lawyer Says

When a Russian citizen handed him a memory stick, Paul Whelan thought it contained travel snapshots, his lawyer told reporters. Whelan was denied bail at his first court appearance.

A Star Is Born has received eight nominations at the upcoming Academy Awards, including in the category of best original song for "Shallow." Warner Bros. Pictures hide caption

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Beyond 'Shallow': A Look At The Oscar's Picks For Best Original Song

NPR Music's Stephen Thompson breaks down the 2019 Oscar nominees for best original song.

Beyond 'Shallow': A Look At The Oscar's Picks For Best Original Song

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President Trump delivers his first state of the union address on Jan. 30, 2018, in House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol. The White House is moving forward with plans for this year's speech on Jan. 29, but it's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will agree to it amid the partial government shutdown. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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White House Moves Forward With State Of The Union Plans After Pelosi Urged Delay

It's unclear whether House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will allow the president to address Congress amid the government shutdown. Trump was originally invited by the speaker to make the speech next Tuesday.

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Journalist Recounts The Absurdity And Torture Of 544 Days In Iran's Evin Prison

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After being accused of spying, Jason Rezaian was held in Iran's notorious prison for a year and a half. Throughout it all, he never considered giving up on writing and reporting.

Journalist Recounts The Absurdity And Torture Of 544 Days In Iran's Evin Prison

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Saints fans aren't happy with the NFL after a controversial no-call in Sunday's NFC championship game. One fan took out several billboards around Atlanta with his message for the league. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Angry With NFL After No-Call, Saints Fans Resort To Lawsuits, Billboards

"We'll probably never get over it," Saints coach Sean Payton said after Sunday's championship game. The team's fans aren't over it, either — and they're getting creative in their outrage.

'Field Guide To The North American Teenager' Taps Into The Raw Anxiety Of Adolescence

Ben Philippe's debut novel follows a black French Canadian teenager grappling with his parents' divorce and the upheaval that comes with moving from Canada to Texas in the middle of the school year.

'Field Guide To The North American Teenager' Taps Into The Raw Anxiety Of Adolescence

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Coal miner Nick Stiltner reviews an x-ray of his lungs showing black lung disease at the Stone Mountain Clinic in Grundy, Va. Courtesy of Elaine McMillion Sheldon/PBS Frontline hide caption

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Calls For Change Follow NPR/Frontline Black Lung Investigation

Federal regulations for silica dust in coal mines haven't changed in decades. But since an NPR/Frontline report into black lung, some are calling for a new response.

In this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo released by Korean Central News Agency, North Korea's Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launch pad in Tongchang-ri, North Korea. In 2018, North Korea's government said it would destroy the facility. KCNA via AP hide caption

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Opinion: What I Learned Leading America's 1st Nuclear Inspection In North Korea

Joel Wit, a former State Department official who played a key role in negotiating and implementing the 1994 denuclearization deal with North Korea, writes about important lessons.

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