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Rookie musher Blair Braverman and her dogs will compete in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, traveling more than 900 miles across Alaska from Anchorage to Nome and facing subzero temperatures and challenging trails. Courtesy of Blair Braverman hide caption

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Sports

Blair Braverman And Her 'Ugly Dogs' Prepare For Her First Iditarod

The rookie musher and her team of rock-star racers, with their own social media following, face heavy snow, subzero temperatures and 938 miles of Alaskan wilderness.

Assailants set fire to an Ebola treatment center run by Doctors Without Borders in Katwa, a rural suburb in Democratic Republic of the Congo, on February 25. Lauris Bonnaud/Reuters hide caption

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Why Doctors Without Borders Is Suspending Work In The Ebola Epicenter In Congo

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Michael Jackson and Wade Robson in 1987. Dan Reed/HBO hide caption

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Movie Interviews

'Neverland' Director On Investigating 'What Happened Once The Bedroom Door Closed'

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'Neverland' Director On Investigating 'What Happened Once The Bedroom Door Closed'

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A combination vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella protects kids against all three illnesses with one shot. Courtney Perry/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption

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Shots - Health News

States Move To Restrict Parents' Refusal To Vaccinate Their Kids

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States Move To Restrict Parents' Refusal To Vaccinate Their Kids

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Solange's When I Get Home is out now. Max Hirschberger/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music

Stream Solange's New Album 'When I Get Home'

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Stream Solange's New Album 'When I Get Home'

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Rookie musher Blair Braverman and her dogs will compete in the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, traveling more than 900 miles across Alaska from Anchorage to Nome and facing subzero temperatures and challenging trails. Courtesy of Blair Braverman hide caption

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Courtesy of Blair Braverman

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Blair Braverman And Her 'Ugly Dogs' Prepare For Her First Iditarod

4 min

Blair Braverman And Her 'Ugly Dogs' Prepare For Her First Iditarod

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