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A photo of President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is on display as a member of People's Democratic Party stands in opposition of military exercises between the United States and South Korea near the U.S. embassy in Seoul on Tuesday. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption

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U.S. And South Korea Agree To Suspend Upcoming Military Exercises Indefinitely

The announcement of additional suspensions follows the summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un earlier this month.

Thousands of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed's supporters gathered to watch him speak at a rally Saturday in Addis Ababa. But a blast interrupted the event, leaving at least one person dead and dozens more with injuries. Yonas Tadesse/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Grenade Attack Tears Through Rally For Ethiopian Prime Minister

Shortly after Abiy Ahmed addressed a massive rally in the capital, Addis Ababa, a blast sent attendees running. Authorities say at least one person died in the attack and its aftermath.

XXXTentacion performs during Rolling Loud Festival in Miami in 2017. The rapper was shot and killed on June 18, 2018. Miami Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Contradictions Of XXXTentacion Are 'Difficult To Square'

Music critic Lindsay Zoladz explains how and why music fans are grappling with art and violent life of Florida rapper XXXTentacion, following his murder.

Why The Contradictions Of XXXTentacion Are 'Difficult To Square'

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An 18th Century, Gender-Bending Mystery: What Did 'The Fox' Say?

Jordy Rosenberg's debut novel, Confessions of the Fox, is a speculative retelling of The Threepenny Opera as a queer love story.

An 18th Century, Gender-Bending Mystery: What Did 'The Fox' Say?

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A gas flare is seen at a natural gas processing facility near Williston, N.D. in 2015. A new study says the amount of methane leaking is more than government estimates. Matthew Brown/AP hide caption

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Large Methane Leaks Threaten Perception Of 'Clean' Natural Gas

A new study finds that oil and gas operations are leaking 60 percent more methane than previously reported by the federal government.

Large Methane Leaks Threaten Perception Of 'Clean' Natural Gas

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"The essence of country music is talking about your experiences," Priscilla Renea says. Kyle Goldberg/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Priscilla Renea Refuses To Be Quiet About Racism In Country Music

Dolly Parton, one of Renea's favorite singers, says you have to stay quiet to make it in show business. But Renea refuses to downplay her experiences as a black woman in country music.

Priscilla Renea Refuses To Be Quiet About Racism In Country Music

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Hugh Grant stars as British politician Jeremy Thorpe in the three-part BBC One miniseries, A Very English Scandal. It premieres in the U.S. on Amazon on June 29. Sophie Mutevelian/BBC/Blueprint Television Ltd hide caption

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'A Very English Scandal' Stars Who Else But A Very English Hugh Grant

Grant plays popular progressive Jeremy Thorpe in the TV miniseries coming soon to Amazon. Thorpe's political career ended in the 1970s after an ex-lover accused him of an affair and a murder plot.

'A Very English Scandal' Stars Who Else But A Very English Hugh Grant

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A child rides in a stroller during a rally in El Paso, Texas Thursday to protest the Trump administration's family separations. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Children's Cries Brought Down Walls Of Indifference

Thousands of migrant children have been separated from their parents by the U.S. government. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on audio recordings this week in which detained children can be heard crying.

Children's Cries Brought Down Walls Of Indifference

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Jill Barber's new album Metaphora means "to transfer meaning" in Greek. "It captures a lot of what this album is about, which is my experience in the world as a woman," she says. Ivan Otis /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Jill Barber Goes Pop, Minus Some Sweetness

The Canadian singer known for folk and jazz switches genres, this time to write an album about the place of women in modern times.

Jill Barber Goes Pop, Minus Some Sweetness

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The Casa Padre facility in Brownsville, Texas, is one of more than two dozen shelters for immigrant children operated by Southwest Key Department of Health and Human Services hide caption

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A Latino Nonprofit Is Holding Separated Kids. Is That Care Or Complicity Or Both?

Southwest Key has, for many years, operated shelters that house unaccompanied migrant children. The family separation policy shined a spotlight on that work -- and raised uncomfortable questions.

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John Coltrane's Lost Album A 'Buried Treasure' For Jazz Fans

Never-before-heard John Coltrane recordings from a 1963 session are being released as a new album. John Coltrane's son, Ravi Coltrane, discusses Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album.

John Coltrane's Lost Album A 'Buried Treasure' For Jazz Fans

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