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American Anthem

'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' The Anthem For A Generation That Didn't Want One

Nirvana's culture-shifting hit mocked mainstream rock songs and wound up becoming one. But in his very ambivalence about success, Kurt Cobain captured something essential about growing up.

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This year, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is making the same argument Republicans have for years: that a vote based on Christian values would turn the country around. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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How Would Jesus Vote?

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'Smells Like Teen Spirit,' The Anthem For A Generation That Didn't Want One

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Dumb [Demo] [Instrumental] Nirvana

Justice Department veteran Zachary Terwilliger is the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia and may end up prosecuting the WikiLeaks case. Justice Department via AP hide caption

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Key U.S. Attorney, Swept Into Russia Investigation, May Prosecute WikiLeaks Case

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Intravenous Pete Robbins

Sergio, a Guatemalan migrant, recently visited a mobile medical van with his 2-year-old son, Dylan. Sergio thinks his son became sick in a holding facility, where they spent two days. Mallory Falk/KRWG hide caption

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At The U.S.-Mexico Border, Volunteer Medics Step In To Care For Migrants

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Pedestrians walk in Brooklyn on an unseasonably warm afternoon in February 2017, when temperatures reached near 60 degrees. To take action against climate change, New York City is requiring large buildings to retrofit their structures to improve energy efficiency. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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To Fight Climate Change, New York City Will Push Skyscrapers To Slash Emissions

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