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Tiny Desk Contest

Announcing the winner of the 2022 Tiny Desk Contest

Choosing one winner from all the incredible entries NPR Music receives each year is no small feat — but this year, one songwriter gave a captivating performance that rose to the top.

Liana Piatkovskaya holds her sister's dog, Sky, at Shelter.Lviv. Her mom and sister have escaped Ukraine, but she vowed to stay in the country. Anya Kamenetz/NPR hide caption

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Shelter.Lviv started on Instagram. It's now helped house 4,000 women and children

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The rise of conservative commentator Kathy Barnette in polls has shaken up the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania in the contest's final days. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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10 races to watch Tuesday, led by Senate contests in Pennsylvania and North Carolina

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A view shows the Azovstal steel plant in the city of Mariupol on May 10. Hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers have been evacuated to Russian-controlled territory. Stringer/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from steel plant to Russian-held territory

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