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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., apologized for comments on social media widely condemned as anti-Semitic. House Democratic leaders called the remarks "deeply offensive." J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Politics

Rep. Ilhan Omar Apologizes 'Unequivocally' For Remarks Condemned As Anti-Semitic

Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other House leaders had called on the Minnesota Democrat to apologize for comments on social media about Israel.

The Urban Deli cafe in Stockholm no longer accepts cash for any transactions. Going cashless is a growing trend throughout Sweden that some are beginning to question. Maddy Savage for NPR hide caption

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Sweden's Cashless Experiment: Is It Too Much Too Fast?

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People pray during the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Phoenix in 2017. Matt York/AP hide caption

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After Explosive Sex Abuse Allegations, Southern Baptist Leaders Promise Reform

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Demonstrators hold signs and chant in Richmond, Va., on Feb. 2. They were calling for the resignation of Gov. Ralph Northam after a racist photo on his medical school yearbook page came to light. He denies that he is in the photo but admits to once dressing in blackface. Steve Helber/AP hide caption

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Racist Med School Yearbook Photos? Medicine's Racism Problems Go Even Deeper

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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., apologized for comments on social media widely condemned as anti-Semitic. House Democratic leaders called the remarks "deeply offensive." J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Apologizes 'Unequivocally' For Remarks Condemned As Anti-Semitic

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