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U.K. And EU Negotiators Agree On A Brexit Text. What's Next?

Negotiators for the U.K. and the European Union have a draft agreement laying out how the U.K. will leave the E.U. next March, but the agreement still needs to be ratified by both parties.

U.K. And EU Finally Agree On Brexit Text, But It's Already Getting Slammed

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A new book examines billionaire filmmaker Howard Hughes and the sexual relationships he had with Hollywood actresses. He's shown above in 1947. Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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'Sex, Lies And Stardom': Exploitation In Howard Hughes' Hollywood

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Karina Longworth's new book, Seduction, tells the story of 10 women who had sexual relationships with Hughes. "These things have always happened and they were never talked about publicly," she says.

'Sex, Lies And Stardom': Exploitation In Howard Hughes' Hollywood

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Art Garfunkel and Paul Simon perform in 1982 at Paris' Auteuil Hippodrome. Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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We Asked For Your Favorite Anthems. You Answered 'America'

When NPR asked listeners for their personal American anthems, many responded with Simon & Garfunkel's "America." We asked them to tell us why.

We Asked For Your Favorite Anthems. You Answered 'America'

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This bright meteor was seen in the sky above Wrightwood, Calif., during the Leonid meteor storm of 1966. Storms are more intense than showers, but every year Leonid meteors streak across the night sky in November. NASA/Getty Images hide caption

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Watch The Leonid Meteor Shower This Weekend

Hopefully you don't have anything planned between midnight Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday because with a clear calendar and clear skies you should be able to catch a glimpse of a few meteors.

U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-Maine, on a campaign stop last month. Poliquin has filed a lawsuit to overturn Maine's ranked-choice voting system. Votes are still being counted in Poliquin's race but it's possible he will lose a recount under the ranked-choice voting system. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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In Tight Race, Maine Republican Sues To Block State's Ranked-Choice Voting Law

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Rep. Bruce Poliquin's lawsuit claims the state's ranked-choice voting law violates the U.S. Constitution because the candidate who gets the most votes may not ultimately be declared the winner.

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China's Building Spree In Poor Nations: Does It Really Help The Local Economy?

There are a lot of state secrets when it comes to the billions of dollars worth of roads, hospitals and more. Satellite images of night lights may offer some insights into their value.

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'You Can Be Your Best Friend': Hear Robyn On World Cafe

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The Swedish pop star reflects on becoming friends with her body, using dance to wade through sadness and Honey, her first solo album in eight years.

Robyn On World Cafe

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Songwriter Dan Johnson released an album earlier this year and a companion book that focuses on the mental health struggles of many veterans. He founded a non-profit called Project Hemingway dedicated to bringing down the veteran suicide rate. Doug Davis for NPR hide caption

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Addressing Veteran Suicides In Song And Prose

Dan Johnson is a Texas singer and songwriter who launched a nonprofit called Operation Hemingway to educate the public, and especially veterans, about the warning signs of suicide.

Addressing Veteran Suicides In Song And Prose

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Supporters of ousted Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe shout in joy Tuesday outside the Supreme Court building in the capital, Colombo. Lakruwan Wanniarachchi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sri Lankan Supreme Court Blocks President's Bid To Dissolve Parliament

Controversy has roiled Sri Lanka since Maithripala Sirisena fired his prime minister and suspended Parliament. He also aims to replace lawmakers entirely — but Tuesday's ruling has stayed that plan.

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