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The Unsung Equestrian Heroes Of World War I And The Plot To Poison Them

April 6 marks 100 years since the U.S. entered World War I. Years before, the U.S. supported the effort by sending over thousands of horses, which were so important that Germans plotted to kill them.

Heart of Nowhere Noah and the Whale
Panorama Daniel Lanois

Sen. Jeff Sessions speaks to members of the media at Trump Tower in New York in November. Fears were raised that the Trump administration could crack down on marijuana tolerant states after Sessions was nominated as U.S. attorney general. Sessions has said he's not a fan of expanded use of marijuana. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Legal Marijuana Advocates Are Uneasy With Sessions' Stance

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House Ways and Means Committee member Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., holds up a copy of the Constitution as he speaks at a March committee meeting. Pascrell introduced House Resolution 186, an inquiry directing the Treasury secretary to provide to the House of Representatives President Trump's tax returns and other financial information. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Activists Plan 'Tax Day' Marches Calling For Release Of Trump's Taxes

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Encryption Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
New Orleanian Love Song II (X. aTunde Adjuah Remix) Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Dex Arms and Sleepers
Too Much Too Late Arms and Sleepers
Pittsburgh Left [Eliot Lipp Remix] Lymbyc Systym
Ann Arbor Part 3 & 4 Shigeto
Field Day Shigeto
Intervention Stjerner Ulrich Schnauss and Jonas Munk
Coastal Path Ulrich Schnauss and Jonas Munk
Surrounds Anatole
Colours Anatole
Latitude (Remix) Nujabes feat. Five Deez

In Pepsi's new ad, model Kendall Jenner joins a protest march and hands a soda to a police officer. Following a widespread backlash, the company announced on Wednesday that it would halt a wider rollout of the video. Pepsi/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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After Uproar, Pepsi Halts Rollout Of Controversial Protest-Themed Ad

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Spur of the Moment Elaquent
I Need Exile Hauschka
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The Unsung Equestrian Heroes Of World War I And The Plot To Poison Them

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Intruders The Antlers

While facing a number of issues surrounding lethal injection as a execution method, some states like Mississippi are creating back-up plans of alternative methods. These methods include using a gas chamber, an electric chair or a firing squad to carry out executions. Nevada Department of Corrections via AP hide caption

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States Find Other Execution Methods After Difficulties With Lethal Injection

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