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President Biden had a big moment during his 2023 State of the Union address where he sparred with Republicans. He's been talking about it ever since. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Biden's test in the State of the Union tonight is to show he's still got what it takes

President Biden quelled concerns in his party last year about his age when he pulled off a dynamic State of the Union address. Can he do that again this year as the general election kicks off?

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Will Liverman's latest album, Show Me The Way, honors women's contributions to music. Daniel Welch/Morahan Arts and Media hide caption

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Baritone Will Liverman celebrates women in new album 'Show Me The Way'

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Freshman Rep Gabriel Vasquez, D-NM, represents one of the most competitive House districts in the country, and wants the president to address the economy, the border and the situation in the mideast in his State of the Union address. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Vulnerable Democrats want Biden's State of the Union to focus on border and economy

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Taylor Swift performs during her Eras Tour at the National Stadium on March 2 in Singapore. Ashok Kumar/TAS24/Getty Images for TAS Rights Mana hide caption

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Taylor Swift's Singapore leg spurs bad blood in SE Asia. Neighbors can't shake it off

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President Biden had a big moment during his 2023 State of the Union address where he sparred with Republicans. He's been talking about it ever since. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Biden's test in the State of the Union tonight is to show he's still got what it takes

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Most Americans also say women should be allowed to travel for medical care – including an abortion, a new KFF poll finds. Gracey Zhang for NPR hide caption

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Most Americans support abortion for pregnancy-related emergencies

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Most Americans support abortion for pregnancy-related emergencies

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A unfinished Boeing 737 Max sits outside Boeing's manufacturing facility in Renton, Wash., on Feb. 27, 2024. The top federal safety investigator says Boeing still has not provided key information that could shed light on what went wrong when a door plug blew off an in-flight 737 Max 9 in January. Jovelle Tamayo for NPR hide caption

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Boeing is withholding key details about door plug on Alaska 737 Max 9 jet, NTSB says

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In the popular reality TV show Love is Blind, contestants date each other while in "pods" where they cannot see each other. Netflix hide caption

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'Love is Blind' says it's an experiment. Scientists say attraction is more arbitrary

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Chief of Staff Jeffrey Zients, pictured with President Biden in February 2023, spoke to NPR's Morning Edition ahead of the president's 2024 State of the Union address. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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What to expect in Biden's State of the Union speech, according to his chief of staff

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