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Patrick Stewart returns to his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard for the new TV series, Star Trek: Picard, this time set in a transformed universe. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Patrick Stewart Didn't Want To Reprise Captain Picard In A Post-Brexit World

Before Brexit, he was hopeful the European Union would have similarities to Star Trek's Federation of Planets. In Star Trek: Picard, producers created a very different universe.

Lessons The Cinematic Orchestra, Dominic Smith et. al.
Burn Out The Cinematic Orchestra

Iowa state Auditor Rob Sand is seen in his office at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. Multiple presidential campaigns have sought Sand's endorsement in the final stretch before next month's caucuses, which he has declined to give. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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Why The Most Coveted Democratic Endorser In Iowa Isn't Picking Sides

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Winter's waltz Christophe Beck

Tourists, wearing face masks due to heavy smoke, take a selfie at Sydney Harbour on Dec. 19, 2019. As news of Australia's wildfires spreads around the world, fewer tourists are arriving in the country. Jenny Evans/Getty Images hide caption

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Australia's Massive Fires Threaten To Slow Decades-Long Economic Boom

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Clear Blue Lanterna
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Amor Arrayano Yasser Tejeda & Palotre

Loretta Lynn (left) and Vince Gill perform together in 2004. Writer Marissa Moss cites Lynn as an example of a progressive thinker in country music. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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How To Like Country Music, For The Uninitiated

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If She Ever Leaves Me The Highwomen
Fender Bender Boomer Castleman
Shofukan Snarky Puppy
What About Me? Snarky Puppy

Duenet Alexand (left) and Berthenid Dasny have been maintaining the grounds at the St. Christophe memorial at Titanyen, north of Port-au-Prince, where thousands of earthquake victims were buried in mass graves. Richard Tsong-Taatarii for NPR hide caption

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A 'Lost Decade': Haiti Still Struggles To Recover 10 Years After Massive Earthquake

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"Smile, It's What You're Paid For"
It's Alright for You Juliana Hatfield

Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill) potentially traveling through the much speculated about "valley of plenty" mentioned in the song "Toss A Coin To Your Witcher." Katalin Vermes/Netflix hide caption

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O' Valley Of Plentyyyyy: 'Toss A Coin To Your Witcher' Is An Intentional Earworm

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Patrick Stewart Didn't Want To Reprise Captain Picard In A Post-Brexit World

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Main Theme from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" Cincinnati Pops Orchestra
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Epic Star Trek Remix Isaac Vail

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