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'Quite Something': Kanye West Makes A Statement In The Oval Office

During a meeting at the White House, Kanye West spoke for 10 minutes on a range of topics. His stream-of-consciousness remarks left President Trump saying, "That was pretty impressive."

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky walks to the Senate floor for a vote on Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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McConnell Warns Of 'Scary Prospect' If GOP Loses Senate Control In Midterms

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Nocturne E flat-major Toshiko Akiyoshi

Vera Rahayu Putri and her husband Faizal, who goes by one name, survey earthquake damage in their Palu neighborhood of Petobo, now covered by mudslides. Putri€'s 9-year-old son, Raldi, is among thousands of children who are unaccounted for. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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Parents Search For Lost Children After Indonesia's Disaster

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Unf---theworld Angel Olsen
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'Quite Something': Kanye West Makes A Statement In The Oval Office

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Want Something Done (Instrumental) Oddisee
Sheep Go to Heaven Cake

DNA sleuthing helped identify Joseph James DeAngelo, the suspected East Area Rapist, who was arraigned in a Sacramento, Calif., courtroom in April. Randy Pench/Sacramento Bee/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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Easy DNA Identifications With Genealogy Databases Raise Privacy Concerns

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Buho Ash Black Bufflo
Detour Damu The Fudgemunk
Pop Guiana Strobo
Rebirth of Cool DJ Cam Quartet
Jaan Pehechaan Ho Mohammed Rafi
Rode Null Hauschka
Traitor Bonobo & Menahan Street Band
Life's What You Make It Zinoba
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Sweka [Instrumental] [Instrumental] The Very Best

A 291-day-old retina. Our ability to see colors develops in the womb. Now scientists have replicated that process, which could help accelerate efforts to cure colorblindness and lead to new treatments for diseases. Johns Hopkins University hide caption

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Human Retinas Grown In A Dish Reveal Origin Of Color Vision

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The Creative Part Kate Simko
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Look Now may lack some sentimentality, but Elvis Costello does return to familiar ground. James O'Mara/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Elvis Costello Doesn't Want Your Nostalgia, He Wants You To 'Look Now'

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Unwanted Number Elvis Costello
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