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Marc-Andre Fleury, winner of multiple Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins, had been cast off to Vegas when a younger player took his spot as starting goalie. Now in goal for the Golden Knights, he's four wins away from adding his name yet again to the Cup. Jason Halstead/Getty Images hide caption

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For Vegas Oddsmakers, Home Team's Fairy Tale Season Becomes A Frightfest

The odds of the Vegas Golden Knights winning the Stanley Cup hovered as high as 500-to-1 last fall. Now, the team has made the final in its first season — and some bettors stand to win big.

Police on patrol in three German airports have launched investigations into 20 families who pulled their children out of school to go on vacation. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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German Families Playing Hooky Stopped By Police At Airports, May Be Fined

Officers have launched investigations into more families caught skipping school ahead of a three-day weekend. Parents could face fines up to $1,177. U.S. parents can be fined for kids' truancy too.

(Top) Britnee Kinard's husband, Hamilton, has a brain injury and PTSD. She got kicked off the program by the Charleston VA in 2014. (Left) Hamilton's daily medication. (Right) His uniform in the closet at their home in Richmond Hill, Va. Eva Verbeeck for NPR hide caption

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VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities

An NPR investigation last year revealed that a number of VA centers were ejecting hundreds of caregivers from the program. The VA promised reform, but a year later few have returned to the program.

VA's Caregiver Program Still Dropping Veterans With Disabilities

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A member of the Syrian government forces stands at the entrance of Yarmouk refugee camp on Monday, the day that the military announced it had full control of Damascus and its outskirts. Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Military Retakes Full Control Of Damascus

The army said it captured two ISIS strongholds. And after a series of surrenders in rebel-held areas, President Bashar Assad's government is regaining power in the country.

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3D Scans Help Preserve History, But Who Should Own Them?

Historic sites around the world face mounting threats: war, climate change, natural disaster. There's a rush to use 3D scans for preservation. But experts have questions about how the scans are used.

3D Scans Help Preserve History, But Who Should Own Them?

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Hate crimes are on the rise in Poland. In response, a new YouTube video aspires to foster tolerance by having people from marginalized groups bake and sell bread to customers at a Warsaw bakery. Above, some of the loaves baked and handed out as part of the campaign. Each loaf is wrapped in a black ribbon with a photo and information about the person who baked it. Anna Bińczyk hide caption

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Video Campaign Aims To Unify Poland Through The Power Of Bread

Hate crimes are on the rise in Poland. In response, a new YouTube video aspires to foster tolerance by having people from marginalized groups bake and sell bread to customers at a Warsaw bakery.

Headphone company Ossic announced Saturday it was shutting down, having delivered just 250 of the 10,000 pairs of virtual reality headphones that its backers had crowdfunded. David Becker/Getty Images hide caption

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Crowdfunders Left Hanging By 3D Headphone Startup's Abrupt Closure

"To fail at the five-yard line is a tragedy," the company said in a statement. More than 10,000 people had shelled out $200 or more for Ossic X headphones on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

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Experimental Ebola Vaccinations, Considered 'Paradigm Shift,' Begin In Congo

The vaccine is still unlicensed but has passed drug trials with flying colors. Authorities have begun administering thousands of doses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to fight the outbreak.

People watch a TV showing images of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (right), South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump — and the words "Thawing Korean Peninsula" — at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea on March 7. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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As Trump-Kim Summit Approaches, South Korea's Leader Heads To White House

The talks are still expected to happen next month in Singapore, despite North Korea's threats to back out. The South Korean president is playing mediator to keep things on track.

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What Makes A Jazz Standard?

Christian McBride of Jazz Night in America joins NPR's Audie Cornish with a few criteria for what turns a regular composition into a canonized classic.

What Makes A Jazz Standard?

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