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Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang holds a town hall meeting at Cox-Snow Recital Hall at Central College in Pella, Iowa, on Saturday — part of a 17-day bus tour through the state. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll Results Put Andrew Yang Back On The Democratic Debate Stage

The 45-year-old tech entrepreneur is the seventh candidate to qualify for the Feb. 7 debate in Manchester, N.H., which is just four days ahead of the primary there.

Mike Pompeo is accusing veteran NPR journalist Mary Louise Kelly of lying to him. NPR's senior leadership says it stands by Kelly's reporting on the Secretary of State. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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After Contentious Interview, Pompeo Publicly Accuses NPR Journalist Of Lying To Him

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued an angry salvo on Saturday against Mary Louise Kelly, co-host of NPR's "All Things Considered." Kelly disputes his charges and NPR stands by her reporting.

This Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety shows a dummy skeleton found after a state trooper traffic stop of a 62-year-old man for an HOV lane violation in Phoenix. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP) AP hide caption

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Arizona Man Caught Driving In The HOV Lane With Fake Skeleton Riding Shotgun

The 62-year-old man was cited last week for disguising a dummy skeleton wearing a bucket hat as a passenger so he could drive in the carpool lane.

Rare, Selena Gomez's first new album in over four years, is out now. "When you take that long of a break, it is pretty nerve-wracking," she says. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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Selena Gomez On Recapturing Her Public Image, Mental Health And Her No. 1 Album

In the space between 2015's Revival and her latest release, Gomez has battled Lupus, depression and anxiety, and had two high profile breakups — all while millions followed along on social media.

Selena Gomez On Recapturing Her Public Image, Mental Health And Her No. 1 Album

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Left to right: Fafa Ruffino, Mamani Keita, Niariu and Kandy Guira are members of the collective Les Amazones d'Afrique. Their new album, Amazones Power, is out now. Karen Paulina Biswell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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West African Supergroup Les Amazones D'Afrique Returns With 'Amazones Power'

The album mixes intoxicating, danceable rhythms and a message calling out violence and other forms of mistreatment of women all over the globe.

West African Supergroup Les Amazones D'Afrique Returns With 'Amazones Power'

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Demonstrators protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act near Jamia Millia Islamia on Dec. 15 in New Delhi. Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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'Our Democracy Is In Danger': Muslims In India Say Police Target Them With Violence

Dozens of Indians, most of them Muslim, have been killed by police in weeks of nationwide protests against a new citizenship law. Their families believe they were singled out because of their faith.

'Our Democracy Is In Danger': Muslims In India Say Police Target Them With Violence

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Volunteer medics clear the ruins of a medical tent near Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Saturday after security forces stormed the area. They said security forces set the tent on fire burning everything in it, including medical supplies. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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Iraqi Security Forces Storm Tahrir Square, Clash With Protesters

The security forces fired live bullets and tear gas and set ablaze tents where demonstrators had been living. At least one protester was killed and dozens wounded.

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Opera For Newbies: Busting Myths And Belting High Notes

A listener's guide for the opera-curious includes a little history, a little trash-talk and some gorgeous singing.

Opera For Newbies: Busting Myths And Belting High Notes

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'Franchise' Tracks The Rise And Role Of Fast Food In Black America

History professor Marcia Chatelain's new book tracks what she calls the hidden history of the relationships between the struggle for civil rights and the expansion of the fast food industry.

'Franchise' Tracks The Rise And Role Of Fast Food In Black America

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Bigleaf Maple Syrup Flows As Profits Drip From Once-Maligned Northwest Tree

Neil McLeod, owner of Neil's Bigleaf Maple Syrup farm, keeps a close eye on his reducing sap for out of control foaming. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Bigleaf Maple Syrup Flows As Profits Drip From Once-Maligned Northwest Tree

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The Northwest is getting into the lucrative maple syrup industry. Farmers and researchers in Washington state are beginning to tap the sweet potential of the much-maligned bigleaf maple tree.

Bigleaf Maple Syrup Flows As Profits Drip From Once-Maligned Northwest Tree

Greg Ettl, a forest ecologist for the University of Washington, shows off the tubing that will carry bigleaf maple sap down the hill using gravity at UW's Pack Forest. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Bigleaf Maple Syrup Flows As Profits Drip From Once-Maligned Northwest Tree

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The Northwest is getting into the lucrative maple syrup industry. Farmers and researchers in Washington state are beginning to tap the sweet potential of the much-maligned bigleaf maple tree.

Bigleaf Maple Syrup Flows As Profits Drip From Once-Maligned Northwest Tree

Looking up at massive bigleaf maple trees towering over a tapping system to extract their sap for syrup in Acme, Wash. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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Bigleaf Maple Syrup Flows As Profits Drip From Once-Maligned Northwest Tree

Northwest News Network

The Northwest is getting into the lucrative maple syrup industry. Farmers and researchers in Washington state are beginning to tap the sweet potential of the much-maligned bigleaf maple tree.

Damage at the al-Asad military base in Iraq, days after a missile attack by Iran. The barrage was in retaliation for the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general in a drone strike in Baghdad on Jan. 3. Ayman Henna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Says 34 U.S. Troops Suffered Brain Injuries From Iranian Missile Strike

More than half the American troops diagnosed with concussions were transferred from the Iraqi base that was attacked to Germany or the U.S.

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Sketch Artist Captures 'Something Unusual' At Senate Trial

Art Lien, a courtroom artist who normally covers the Supreme Court, has been sketching the Senate proceedings. "I'm looking for color," he says — such as sleeping senators and fidget spinners.

Sketch Artist Captures 'Something Unusual' At Senate Trial

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Protesters wearing Sardines, figurines and banners join the first national rally organized by the Sardine Movement in San Giovanni Square, on Dec. 14, 2019 in Rome. Alessandra Benedetti/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Regional Elections In Italy: Can The 'Sardines' Win Against Populism?

European Union officials will be closely monitoring results of the local votes on Sunday that are seen as a bellwether for the fate of the national government.

Hank Bolden, shown here at The Hartt School, is an atomic veteran — one of thousands of soldiers present at secret U.S. nuclear weapons tests that took place during the Cold War. Ryan Caron King/Connecticut Public Radio hide caption

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6 Decades Later, This Atomic Vet Is Finishing His Music Education

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Hank Bolden is one of thousands of U.S. soldiers exposed to secret nuclear weapons tests in the 1950s. He's now using compensation money from the federal government to focus on his first love: music.

6 Decades Later, This Atomic Vet Is Finishing His Music Education

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