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Senate Democrats say they have the votes to formally disapprove of the FCC's Internet policy that will take effect next month. Here, supporters of net neutrality protest the decision to repeal the Obama-era rule. Kyle Grillot/Reuters hide caption

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The Two-Way

Senate Approves Overturning FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

Several Republicans joined Democrats in voting to overturn the FCC's controversial decision. But the measure has little chance of success in the House.

Truth Burns Rothko
Magnetica Quantic

A Nigerian sex worker in Italy waits for clients. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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Italian Cops Try To Stop A Sex Trafficking Gang Called Black Axe

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The prehensile tailed skink from the highlands of New Papua New Guinea has green blood due to high concentrations of the green bile pigment biliverdin. The green bile pigment in the blood overwhelms the intense crimson color of red blood cells resulting in a striking lime-green coloration of the muscles, bones, and mucosal tissues. Courtesy of Christopher C. Austin/LSU hide caption

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Why Do Some Lizards Have Green Blood?

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Collard Greens and Black-Eyed Peas Bud Powell
New Land Michel Banabila
Layers Ryan Helsing, Matthew Setz
Three Faces Menahan Street Band
The King of Kong Joe Esposito
Howard Dan Ryan Fila Brazillia

Gina Haspel (in white), the nominee to lead the CIA, is welcomed at her confirmation hearing before the Senate intelligence committee by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (seated), and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., in Washington on May 9. The committee voted 10-5 on Wednesday to recommend Haspel's confirmation by the full Senate. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Senate Panel Approves Gina Haspel As CIA Chief; Confirmation Appears Likely

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Monument Builders Locil
Adeniji The Budos Band
April Anyway-Outro Else
Circling Four Tet

An attorney defending Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, dubbed the "cook" to Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, said he intended to fight vigorously against charges brought by the special counsel's office. Misha Japaridze/AP hide caption

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Special Counsel Lawyer Duels In Federal Court With Attorney For 'Putin's Chef'

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Opening, for chamber ensemble or piano Bruce Brubaker

Senate Democrats say they have the votes to formally disapprove of the FCC's Internet policy that will take effect next month. Here, supporters of net neutrality protest the decision to repeal the Obama-era rule. Kyle Grillot/Reuters hide caption

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Senate Approves Overturning FCC's Net Neutrality Repeal

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The Otherness The Future Sound of London
Orgone Orgone
Spider Lily The Gentlemen Losers