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Thursday

The space missions that aim to explore distant moons

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Monday

The North Korean forced labor program supplying seafood around the world

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Friday

Study provides most detailed analysis yet of how baleen whales produce sound

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Thursday

New York rolls out a social-justice oriented weed legalization program

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Wednesday

Beyoncé's 'Texas Hold 'Em' adds to a long legacy of Black women in country music

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Wednesday

The Valentine's Day Bandit died last year — but the tradition he started lives on

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Tuesday

The Senate passed a bill with Ukraine aid. Biden urges the House to do the same

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Tuesday

Tracy Sierra's debut novel 'Nightwatching' is a chilling thriller

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Monday

New book finds Trump's plot to overturn 2020 election 'crazier than anybody imagined'

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Thursday

Folk singer Melanie, known for 'Brand New Key' and Woodstock, dies at 76

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Frank Rubio is helped out of the Soyuz MS-23 spacecraft just minutes after he and cosmonauts Sergey Prokopyev and Dmitri Petelin landed in a remote area of Kazakhstan on Sept. 27, 2023. Bill Ingalls/NASA/Getty Images hide caption

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His spacecraft sprung a leak. Then this NASA astronaut accidentally broke a record

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Monday

After a year in space, NASA astronaut reflects on the unexpectedly long trip

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Wednesday

Members of one Indigenous tribe in Taiwan reflect on their indentity

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Monday

The 15-year-old granddaughter of MLK Jr. wants to start a revolution around service

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Tuesday

'The Future' asks if technology will save humanity or accelerate its end

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Monday

Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta weighs in on Secretary Austin

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Friday

David Soul, star of 'Starsky and Hutch', has died at 80

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Thursday

Reporter Julie K. Brown exits federal court following a bail hearing for Jeffrey Epstein in July 2019. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Her reporting exposed Epstein. She tells NPR why documents naming powerful men matter

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Friday

This year's annual 'All Things Considered' holiday cocktail interview is alcohol free

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Thursday

An ancient celestial map recently found in Italy includes an unknown star

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Paula Murphy, pioneering race car driver, has died at 95

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Listening to our favorite songs can trigger feelings of awe and wonder in our brains—and there's a scientific reason for that. Plus, two other stories on the science behind music. Ralf Hiemisch/Getty Images hide caption

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A year in music science: wonder, volume and animals that groove

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Tuesday

Justice Sandra Day O'Connor memorialized in National Cathedral funeral service

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Friday

Could D.C. lose two of its sports teams?

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