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Art & Design

Don't discount grocery store flowers, florist says, but do keep these tips in mind

Roses are red, violets are blue, you forgot to order Valentine's Day flowers, didn't you? This article can help. A florist breaks down the dos and don'ts of DIY store-bought bouquets.

An ad for Chinese sportswear company shows American-born freestyle skiing gold medalist Eileen Gu, or Gu Ailing and other athletes competing for China at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics on a street on last week in Beijing. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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For some athletes, what is Chinese is not so simple

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NPR's Daniel Estrin, left, with Lusia Kuznetsova, center, and her son Sergey Kuznetsov. Lusia is Estrin's grandfather's first cousin. Their extended families in the U.S. and Soviet Union went for decades without contact. Olena Lysenko for NPR hide caption

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In a twist of fate, a family straddles the Russia-Ukraine conflict

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Forgot to get a fancy Valentine's bouquet? Fret not! Things can still come up roses

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On February 18, Leon Bridges and rock band Khruangbin release the EP Texas Moon, their second homage to the state both musical acts call home. Pooneh Ghana/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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After 'Texas Sun,' Leon Bridges and Khruangbin seek solace on 'Texas Moon'

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