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Andromede Vibes (Ode To Samurai Champloo) Kyo Itachi

Shaorong Deng gets an experimental treatment for cancer of the esophagus that uses his own immune system cells. They have been genetically modified with the gene-editing technique known as CRISPR. Yuhan Xu/NPR hide caption

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Doctors In China Lead Race To Treat Cancer By Editing Genes

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Chiba Days Gold Panda
Chiba Nights (John Roberts Remix) Gold Panda

Bins of signs are seen at an election office in San Antonio, Texas. The first primaries of the 2018 elections are less than a month away, and the Department of Homeland Security held a classified briefing last week to further explain voter system threats to election directors and secretaries of state. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Election Chiefs 'Straddle The Line Between Sounding The Alarm And Being Alarmist'

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A Cup of Coffee DJ Okawari
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Italian far-right party activists hold a banner reading "fatherland" during a demonstration against a government proposal to reform citizenship procedures for the descendants of immigrants living in Italy, in Rome, Nov. 4, 2017. Alessandra Tarantino/AP hide caption

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Anti-Migrant Slogans Are Overshadowing Italy's Election Race

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At 15, George Li won a silver medal the Tchaikovsky Competition. Now, at 22, he's got a new album and plenty of recognition. Simon Fowler/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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George Li's 'Sensible Route' To Piano Prominence

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Hungarian Rhapsodies, S. 244, R. 106: No. 2 in C-Sharp Minor George Li
Variations on a Theme of Corelli, Op. 42: Variation 20 (Piu mosso) George Li
Verdiales Ronald Radford
Bayan Ko Florante Aguilar

Many administrators are taking steps to secure their schools, including by hiring security guards and police officers. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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Trauma Bags And Armed Guards: Securing Schools Without Creating A Fortress

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Noosepaper Followed By Ghosts
Sleep On It Followed By Ghosts
Past Tense Trichotomy
Hemmingways Trichotomy
Memory Mouse On The Keys
Eclipse Pensees
Lonely Stone Pensees
Emersion Lamplighter

Participants cheer a speaker during the Women's March "Power to the Polls" voter registration tour launch at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on Jan. 21. Sam Morris/Getty Images hide caption

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More Than Twice As Many Women Are Running For Congress In 2018 Compared With 2016

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Evangelist Billy Graham, one of the most influential religious figures of the 20th century, died XX at the age of XX. Scholars say his death marks the end of a historical era, in which one person could unify Protestant Christianity and come to be known as America's pastor. Courtesy of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association hide caption

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'America's Pastor' Billy Graham Dies At 99

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Independent Iowa Senator David Johnson at his desk in the Iowa Senate chamber on Jan. 15, 2018. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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Running As An Independent: Liberating But Tough

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