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Sting And Shaggy On The 'Wonderful Luxury' Of Making Reggae

It's one of this year's most unlikely collaborations. Rock star Sting and dance hall staple Shaggy discuss their latest album 44/876.

Bipolar Synthetic Epiphany
Duskdance Synthetic Epiphany
Angels (Kygo Edit) The XX
Cruise Astronautica
Champagne Constellation Astronautica

Irn Bru is known as Scotland's "other national drink." But the beloved bright orange soft drink is a sugar bomb, so its makers have reformulated it to comply with a new U.K. sugar tax. Andrew Milligan /PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Och, No! Some Scots Cry As Their Beloved Soda Gets A Less Sugary Revamp

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All Around You Midnight Faces
Forest2 Soda Island and Avionics
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Sting And Shaggy On The 'Wonderful Luxury' Of Making Reggae

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Gotta Get Back My Baby Sting & Shaggy
It Wasn't Me Shaggy & Ricardo "RikRok" Ducent

President Trump speaks to the National Rifle Association in 2017 in Atlanta. Despite new political pressure, the president and vice president are both scheduled to speak to the group this year. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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NRA Rallies Members In Dallas, Facing New Pressure And Anger

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The Reverie Bossk
Kobe Bossk
Ghost Dance Lite
How You Are Different (And I'm the Same) Arms and Sleepers
I'm Not Sour, You're a B---- Arms and Sleepers
To My Friends G--.Damn.Chan feat. Fadeaway J
whatitdo G--.Damn.Chan
New Tomorrow Nitsua feat. Salem and Topix

Dr. Katie Merriam, an OB-GYN resident in Charlotte, N.C., says she loves her mostly female work environment but also appreciates having male colleagues. Alex Olgin/WFAE hide caption

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Male OB-GYNs Are Rare, But Is That A Problem?

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Fallen Arches TOKiMONSTA
Bright Shadows Tokimonsta
My First Car Vulfpeck

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A Temperature Roller Coaster Could Be Coming

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