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Thriving After Prematurity, Fiona The Celebrity Hippo Turns 1

Fiona, a Nile hippopotamus, was born six weeks premature at the Cincinnati Zoo. "I think beginning to end, she's a feel-good story," a zookeeper said. "She's a feel-good hippo."

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Best Secret Pete Rock

Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik of North Korea perform during their pairs short program in Oberstdorf, Germany, in September. Christof Stache/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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North Korea's Olympic Hopefuls Include A Pair Of Figure Skaters

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CHEETAH7b Aphex Twin
First Cold War Kids
Prayers Khudosoul

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Thriving After Prematurity, Fiona The Celebrity Hippo Turns 1

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When My Time Comes Dawes
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Bouncers Oh No
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Here's Just How Little Confidence Americans Have In Political Institutions

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Red [Instrumental] Jaylib
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Dr. Mathilde Krim at the World AIDS Day Symposium presented by the Foundation For AIDS Research and the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health in 2002. Krim had a knack for helping people talk about HIV/AIDS rationally, colleagues say. Theo Wargo/WireImage hide caption

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Pioneering HIV Researcher Mathilde Krim Remembered For Her Activism

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