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Red Velvet performs at K-Pop Night Out during the 2017 SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas. This weekend the group will perform in Pyongyang. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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K-Pop Stars Red Velvet Set To Perform In Pyongyang This Weekend

North Korea sent a musical delegation to South Korea for the Winter Olympics last month. This weekend, South Korean performers will head north for the first time in more than a decade.

Force For Truth Nomak
Anger Of The Earth Nomak
Live Better Marcus D feat. Saigon & Choklate
Glorious Crystal Gleam [MMX2 - Crystal Snail Stage] Vurez
Anoplophora [MMX3 - Gravity Beetle Stage] Jewbei

Red Velvet performs at K-Pop Night Out during the 2017 SXSW Conference in Austin, Texas. This weekend the group will perform in Pyongyang. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for SXSW hide caption

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K-Pop Stars Red Velvet Set To Perform In Pyongyang This Weekend

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Wanderlust Aether
Lotus Aether
New Tomorrow Nitsua feat. Salem and Topix
Through the Gap Rob Levit
The Forgotten Song Rob Levit
Break Through Theodore Shapiro
All That We Have Lynn Patrick

Ransomware attacks against cities, schools and hospitals have been on the rise, officials say. NJPhotos/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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As Atlanta Seeks To Restore Services, Ransomware Attacks Are On The Rise

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Cabin Brontide
Kith and Kin Brontide
Sorama Love DJ Sorama

After a lifetime of agricultural work on the U.S. mainland, Ausberto Maldonado retired home to a suburb of San Juan, Puerto Rico. But he has diabetes, and especially since Hurricane Maria, has been struggling to get by. Sarah Varney/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Time's Running Out For Many Frail, Older People In Puerto Rico

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A 1950 photo of Kay (aka "Tubby") Johnston in her King's Dairy Little League team uniform hangs in a special exhibit honoring women in baseball, at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Courtesy of Kay Johnston Massar hide caption

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A Little League Of Her Own: The First Girl In Little League Baseball

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Send Off Explosions in the Sky & David Wingo
Arthur (Instrumental) Philanthrope, Omaure, Flitz&Suppe

Adnan Syed, subject of the podcast Serial, is escorted from a courthouse in February 2016. An appellate court has upheld a previous decision to vacate Syed's 2000 conviction Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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'Serial' Subject Adnan Syed Deserves A New Trial, Appeals Court Rules

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Arabesq Saib
Can't Let Go, Juno Kishi Bashi
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Wendy Becker (left) and Mary Norton of Providence, R.I., raise their hands after the 2006 Massachusetts court ruling that allowed same-sex couples from Rhode Island to marry in Massachusetts. For the 2020 census, the couple can choose the new response category for "same-sex husband/wife/spouse." Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption

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2020 Census Will Ask About Same-Sex Relationships

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Epoch Tycho
Glider Tycho
Friday I'm in Love 8-Bit Misfits