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A Blown-Out Sneaker, An Injured Superstar And A Night To Forget For Nike

In the most highly anticipated college basketball game of the season, Duke star Zion Williamson was injured when his sneaker ripped apart at the seams — an embarrassment for Nike.

As This Moment Slips Away Joshua Redman & The Bad Plus

Several U.S. cities have enacted taxes on sweetened drinks to raise money and fight obesity. But the results are mixed on how well they curb consumption. Daniel Acker/Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Soda Taxes Work, Studies Suggest — But Maybe Not As Well As Hoped

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Cien Años de Soledad Quetzal
Look (feat. M. Takara & Marcelo Cabral) DJ Mako
Citizen Of Glass (Instrumental) Agnes Obel
Floating Jape

CVS plans to transform some of its stores into "health hubs," retail locations revamped to include more health care services and products. One of the first is in Spring, Texas, a suburb of Houston. Alison Kodjak/NPR hide caption

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CVS Looks To Make Its Drugstores A Destination For Health Care

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As Far as the Eye Can See Do Make Say Think
Kalimba Bixiga 70
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Kristofferson Alexandre Desplat
As We Go Along The Monkees
April Bounces Devonté Hynes
Natural Green Blazo
Master of Life Khruangbin
Process of Leaving E*vax

Mark Harris, Republican candidate in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District race, prepares to testify on Thursday, the fourth day of the State Board of Elections hearing. Travis Long/Pool/News & Observer hide caption

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New Election Called In North Carolina House Race

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Innulamane/The Falcon Toumast

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A Blown-Out Sneaker, An Injured Superstar And A Night To Forget For Nike

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Roundball Rock John Tesh
Cream On Chrome Ratatat

The 2019 Hollywood Diversity Report from UCLA further supports previous findings that increasingly diverse audiences seek diverse television and movie content. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hollywood Diversity Report Finds Progress, But Much Left To Gain

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Staunton Lick Lemon Jelly, Simon Franglen et. al.

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An Italian Town Fell Silent So The Sounds Of A Stradivarius Could Be Preserved

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Prelude & Allegro (in the style of Pugnani) Itzhak Perlman / Samuel Sanders
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