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A series of videos produced as part of the 2019, Turning the Tables series, honoring women who invented American popular music.

The House voted to pass Speaker Nancy Pelosi's prescription drug bill. The plan proposes, among other things, to allow Medicare to negotiate prices with drugmakers for some drugs. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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The House Just Passed Its Prescription Drug Plan — Here's What's In It

Lawmakers Thursday passed a bill to rein in drug costs. President Trump has vowed to veto it. But the plan shares a lot with other bipartisan efforts. Here's how it would work.

The House Just Passed Its Prescription Drug Plan — Here's What's In It

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Dogs await their humans outside a polling station at the St. Barnabas community hall in Dulwich Village in the south London borough of Southwark, part of a popular tradition of taking pets to the polls. The U.K. is voting in a general election Thursday. Richard Baker/In Pictures via Getty Images hide caption

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U.K. Holds A Pivotal General Election, And Voters Bring Their Dogs To The Polls

Boris Johnson's Conservatives are expected to win only enough seats to secure a small majority. So far on election day, the most popular figures at polling stations are (literally) dogs.

Lual Mayen, CEO of Junub Games, says that before he taught himself how to code at a refugee camp, "I never thought video games were made by people. I thought they just fall from heaven." Catie Dull/NPR hide caption

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A Kid In A Refugee Camp Thought Video Games Fell From Heaven. Now He Makes Them

Lual Mayen grew up in a camp in Uganda. Now he's the award-winning CEO of a game development company in Washington, D.C., that has just released "Salaam" — a game about refugees and peace.

Anti-government protesters hold an Iraqi flag in Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Thursday. As Iraqis continue to demonstrate against their government, U.S. officials say Iran is stepping up attacks. Khalid Mohammed/AP hide caption

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U.S. Military Official Warns Of Dangerous Escalation In Iran-Backed Attacks In Iraq

A rocket attack Thursday at Baghdad's airport appears to be the latest in a string of attacks over the past five weeks that U.S. officials say have escalated both in frequency and potential lethality.

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5 Ways To Reduce Food Waste

Tossing out overripe avocados, wilted greens and sour milk isn't just costing you money — it's also contributing to climate change. Composting strategies and creative recipes can help you turn food waste into dinner.

How To Reduce Food Waste

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The German flag is seen outside the Embassy in Moscow, where Russia's Foreign Ministry announced Thursday the expulsion of two German diplomats. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Russia Expels 2 German Diplomats In Deepening Quarrel Over Murder Probe

The retaliation, "guided by the reciprocity principle," comes after Germany expelled two Russian diplomats last week. The tussle stems from a killing in Berlin that Germany has linked to the Kremlin.

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A Construction Company Embraces Frank Talk About Mental Health To Reduce Suicide

The suicide of a construction worker in 2014 became a pivotal event for the Denver-based company that employed him. The death led management to make mental health care a part of the workplace culture.

A Construction Company Embraces Frank Talk About Mental Health To Reduce Suicide

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The Trump International Hotel in Washington is the focus of one of three pending lawsuits claiming the president is violating the Constitution by not divesting from his business empire. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Still Faces 3 Lawsuits Over His Business Empire

The suits allege that Trump is violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution — and demand that the president divest from his private dealings.

"They were very musical and they made great songs and had great harmonies," Chrissie Hynde says of The Beach Boys. "I only didn't appreciate them then because I was tripping my brains out and listening to Jimi Hendrix." Jill Furmanovsky/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Pretenders' Chrissie Hynde Goes For Jazz Karaoke On 'Valve Bone Woe' Covers

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The Pretenders' frontwoman's reunites with Marius de Vries 20 years after Eye of the Beholder for her latest album, a series of jazzy reinterpretations of rock songs.

Chrissie Hynde On World Cafe

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