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Mira Wang plays Roman Totenberg's long lost Ames Stradivarius violin in New York, on March 8, 2017. Wang, a former student of Totenberg's, played the instrument at a private concert in New York on March 13. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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A Stolen, Then Recovered, Stradivarius Returns To The Stage

Mira Wang, protege of the late virtuoso violinist Roman Totenberg, this week debuted his Ames Stradivarius, stolen 37 years ago and reclaimed in 2015. "It's like meeting a new stranger," she says.

Philippine Catholic bishop Broderick Pabillo leads a vigil for victims of extrajudicial killings at a church in Manila in August 2016. The country's Catholic Bishops' Conference has issued a rare pastoral letter condemning President Rodrigo Duterte's bloody war on drugs, which has killed some 7,500 people since last June. Zeke Jacobs/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Has A New Adversary — The Church

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Northwestern head coach Chris Collins, center, and players at an NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament Selection Show watch party on Mar. 12, 2017. Nam Y. Huh/AP hide caption

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March Gladness: A Northwestern Fan Celebrates The Team's First NCAA Bid

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Mira Wang plays Roman Totenberg's long lost Ames Stradivarius violin in New York, on March 8, 2017. Wang, a former student of Totenberg's, played the instrument at a private concert in New York on March 13. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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A Stolen, Then Recovered, Stradivarius Returns To The Stage

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The U.S. has begun deploying the Terminal High Altitude Aerial Defense - THAAD - an anti-missile system meant to defend South Korea against attacks from the North. The first components arrived in South Korea last week. U.S. Forces Korea hide caption

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A Long List Of Challenges Awaits Rex Tillerson In Asia

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Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke (left) and Republican Rep. Will Hurd stream their road trip from Texas to Washington, D.C., on Facebook Live. Facebook/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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Bipartisan 'Bromance' Blossoms As 2 Texas Congressmen Make D.C. Road Trip

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