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Avril Haines, the director of national intelligence, oversaw the report on leading threats to the U.S., which cites four countries — China, Russia, Iran and North Korea. Haines is set to testify about the report to Congress on Wednesday and Thursday. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Biden's National Security Team Lists Leading Threats, With China At The Top

The intelligence community views four countries as posing the main security challenges over the next year: China, followed by Russia, Iran and North Korea.

Consumer prices jumped in March, marking a return of inflation, but the Federal Reserve insists any uptick will be temporary. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Consumer Prices Jumped. Should You Worry? That's Sparking A Heated Debate

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Avril Haines, the director of national intelligence, oversaw the report on leading threats to the U.S., which cites four countries — China, Russia, Iran and North Korea. Haines is set to testify about the report to Congress on Wednesday and Thursday. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Biden's National Security Team Lists Leading Threats, With China At The Top

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Mank is a biopic about the man who wrote Citizen Kane. But there's also a woman in the story: Marion Davies, a silver screen star and mistress of William Randolph Heart. She's pictured above in 1932. General Photographic Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Starring As A Starlet, Amanda Seyfried Shines As Marion Davies In 'Mank'

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People in Tokyo protest a decision to start releasing into the ocean massive amounts of treated wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant. The plant was damaged in a 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Eugene Hoshiko/AP hide caption

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Japan To Dump Wastewater From Wrecked Fukushima Nuclear Plant Into Pacific Ocean

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Laurie Anderson, an artist and performer whose work spans disciplines, channels her emotional past into transformative art. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Catching Up With Laurie Anderson, An Artist Always Ahead Of Her Time

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