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Some Diverse Views From Academy Members On #OscarsSoWhite

The organization plans to increase diversity after criticism of a very white cast of nominees. A big difference in how some members feel about the changes is based on how they view the Academy's role.

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In Fight Against ISIS, U.S. Adds Cyber Tools

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Invitation Ahmad Jamal
Bags' Groove Ray Brown Trio

Researcher Beatriz Parra Patino (right) prepares to test the blood and urine of patients with Guillain-Barre syndrome to see if they had Zika virus as well. She's been working seven days a week, up to 14 hours a day, to test samples as quickly as possible. Becky Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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The Answer To A Zika Mystery Could Lie In Test Tubes In Colombia

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Karyn Jackson (right) helped Fernando Rico, of Pasadena, Calif., complete a Covered California application for health insurance at an enrollment fair in 2014. Allen J. Schaben/LA Times via Getty Images hide caption

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Will HealthCare.gov Get A California-Style Makeover?

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A Parade in Littleton Tom Verlaine

Girl Scout Cookie Unity Cheesecake: the mashup dessert you never knew you needed. Courtesy of Emily Vonn/Vail Custom Cakes hide caption

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Thin Mint Mashup: Grind Those Girl Scout Cookies Into Cheesecake

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Do the Whirlwind Architecture in Helsinki
No Sleep Mike Elizondo, Jose Antonio Pasillas II et. al.

Jade Vincent is the voice of Unloved, a downtempo trio with a 1960s pop feel. Joe McGivern/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Expect '60s Style — But Not Too Much Glee — From A Band Called Unloved

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Cry Baby Cry Unloved
Dublin David Holmes

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Some Diverse Views From Academy Members On #OscarsSoWhite

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Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder
Isn't She Lovely Sylvain Luc & Bireli Lagrene
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The Competitors John Cameron
Song and Dance Man Jason Collett

Jesse Valles (from right,) Isaac Apodaca, Lamar Kellam and Sydney Harrison get in line for the free Sunday dinners offered at the Rebel and Divine church, a congregation in Phoenix that aims to help at-risk youth, many of whom are homeless and transgender. Stina Sieg/KJZZ hide caption

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Pastor Redefines 'Church' For Transgender Youth

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In the World Stephen Rennicks
End Credits Stephen Rennicks

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