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A Kind Of Chaos: The Science And Sport Of Bobsledding

U.S. Olympic bobsledders explain their craft as they prepare for Pyeongchang in 2018. Success depends on immense precision. One false step or a miscalculated lean can spell disaster.

Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and his wife Franni Bryson (L) arrive at the U.S. Capitol Building on December 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. Franken announced that he will be resigning in the coming weeks after being accused by several women of sexual harassment. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support 'Zero Tolerance' On Sexual Harassment

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Russell Simmons at a New York City appearance in 2014 to promote his book on meditation. Rob Kim/Getty Images hide caption

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More Women Come Forward To Accuse Russell Simmons Of Rape, Sexual Assault

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The Trump administration has proposed a new rule that would give owners of restaurants and other service businesses more control over workers' tips. Francis Dean/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Rule Change Could Give Restaurants More Control Over Workers' Tips

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A Kind Of Chaos: The Science And Sport Of Bobsledding

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Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai led a vote to repeal Obama-era "net neutrality" rules on Thursday. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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FCC Repeals 'Net Neutrality' Rules For Internet Providers

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The active part of the landfill in Toa Baja is currently a hot, rancid, open dump. Federal regulations require trash piles to be covered daily with earth. But the site's supervisor says that's currently impossible. José Jiménez-Tirado for NPR hide caption

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After Maria, Puerto Rico Struggles Under The Weight Of Its Own Garbage

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In Miami's urban core, there are some 20,000 condominium units in various stages of completion. Greg Allen/NPR hide caption

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South Florida Real Estate Boom Not Dampened By Sea Level Rise

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