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Ashley Caldwell performs an aerial before the World Cup last February. When she watched aerials for the first time at age 12, she remembers thinking: "Why are these people so crazy?" Cameron Spencer/Getty Images hide caption

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Aerials Skier Ashley Caldwell's 'Bold Move': A Quadruple-Twisting Triple Flip

"Why are these people so crazy?" Caldwell wondered when she first watched aerials skiing at age 12. Now she's the women's world champion, spinning and somersaulting some 60 feet high in the air.

Slow Blues Think Differently
Choco/Mog Devonwho

Melinda and Bill Gates in Kirkland, Washington, in February. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Bill Gates Addresses 'Tough Questions' On Poverty And Power

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This is a sample photo taken with the 1-megapixel Quanta Image Sensor. Instead of pixels, QIS chips have what researchers call "jots." Each jot can detect a single particle of light. Jiaju Ma hide caption

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Super Sensitive Sensor Sees What You Can't

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Si, Se Puede Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra
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Ramona Morales, 79, had to pay about $6,000 in legal bills on top of a fine because one of her tenants kept chickens in the backyard of a rental house. Some Southern California cities are prosecuting code violators and slapping homeowners with gigantic legal bills they can't afford to pay. Jessica Chou for NPR hide caption

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Some California Cities Criminalize Nuisance Code Violations

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Coffee Cold Galt MacDermot

Jiaolong, China's manned submersible, is retrieved after its dive in the Mariana Trench on June 1, 2017, after its 20th dive in the world's deepest known trench since 2012. Xinhua News Agency/Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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China Is Placing Underwater Sensors In The Pacific Near Guam

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Tropicoso Jungle Fire
Outside the Box 40 winks

Young worshippers at Erez Baptist Church in Duncanville, Texas, gather for a midweek music service. The congregation, less than a year old, consists almost entirely of Hispanic immigrants and their children. Tom Gjelten/NPR hide caption

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Some Christian Leaders Say Deportations Would Jeopardize Their Churches

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If "I Love You" candy hearts aren't imaginative enough, you can always consider "Stank Love" or "Sweat Poo." Melissa Deakin Photography/Getty Images hide caption

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Candy Heart Messages Getting Stale? Computer-Generated Options Are No Help

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I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow
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Mack the Knife Mike Casey

Ashley Caldwell performs an aerial before the World Cup last February. When she watched aerials for the first time at age 12, she remembers thinking: "Why are these people so crazy?" Cameron Spencer/Getty Images hide caption

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Aerials Skier Ashley Caldwell's 'Bold Move': A Quadruple-Twisting Triple Flip

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Loose Gardener Flevans
Looking Glass Void Pedal
Just Like You Bosley

On Dec. 21, 2017, Trina Singleton holds a photo of her eldest son Darryl who was murdered in 2016. The Philadelphia Obituary Project, a new website, is working to show that homicide victims in Philadelphia are more than statistics. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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The Philadelphia Obituary Project Chronicles Lives Lost To Violence

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Millions of Birds Richard Houghten
Push Thru Talib Kweli, Curren$y et. al.
This song was part of the previous story Arvo Part
Village Tap Red Snapper