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The Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol raised alarm bells for a think tank studying democracy. Samuel Corum/Getty Images hide caption

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Democracy is declining in the U.S. but it's not all bad news, a report finds

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How the U.S. became a 'backsliding democracy,' according to a European think tank

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Remembering the compassionate Lynne Balla, who died of COVID

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'Every Breath You Take' is the ultimate all-round song (according to science)

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A scientist crunched the numbers — here's what makes 'Every Breath You Take' eternal

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After Astroworld, a crowd scientist explains the deadly dynamics of crowd surges

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Paul George of the Los Angeles Clippers says the new Wilson ball doesn't feel the same as the old Spalding one. Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Images hide caption

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NBA stars are missing 3-pointers this season. Is a new ball really to blame?

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The Astroworld tragedy forever changed how one music critic thinks about festivals

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The new NBA basketball is throwing players off their game

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Festival goers attend Rolling Loud in Miami Gardens, Florida. The annual hip-hop festival has its roots in south Florida but has expanded to now hosts events in Miami, Los Angeles and New York." Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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Why hip-hop festival Rolling Loud seems to be a hotbed for arrests

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PinkPantheress reimagines garage music for a new generation

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How Janet Jackson's 'Control' shook the room for decades

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'Squid Game' conquered the world, but speaks to Korea

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Pastor T.L. Barrett rewrote the rules of gospel in the 1970s and '80s. Courtesy of the artist/Shore Fire Media hide caption

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Pastor T.L. Barrett's Five Decades Spent As A Current For Our Sails

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