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Rory Szwed, left, and Kent Rowan watch the festivities while waiting for Punxsutawney Phil to make his prediction at Gobbler's Knob in Punxsutawney, Pa., early Thursday morning. Barry Reeger/AP hide caption

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How Groundhog Day came to the U.S. — and why we still celebrate it 137 years later

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Omar Apollo poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Jan. 8, 2023. Grace Widyatmadja/NPR hide caption

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Omar Apollo taught himself how to sing from YouTube. Now he's up for a Grammy

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Sofia Oxenham and Máiréad Tyers star in Extraordinary. Natalie Seery/Disney+ hide caption

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The Black Panthers march in protest of the trial of co-founder Huey P. Newton in Oakland, California. Bettmann/Getty Images hide caption

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An artisanal miner carries a sack of ore at the Shabara artisanal mine near Kolwezi, DRC, on Oct. 12, 2022. Junior Kannah/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How 'modern-day slavery' in the Congo powers the rechargeable battery economy

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Rémi (Gustav De Waele) and Léo (Eden Dambrine) are childhood friends who begin to pull apart from each other in the Belgian film Close. Lukas Dhont/Kris Dewitte Menuet hide caption

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If you had a particularly 'Close' childhood friendship, this film will resonate

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Phil McGraw, pictured here at a 2016 premiere, plans to end his long-running daytime TV show to take on a new prime-time partnership. Jemal Countess/Getty Images hide caption

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were engaged in 2017 Chris Jackson/Getty Images hide caption

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Alec Baldwin attends a news conference at United Nations headquarters on Sept. 21, 2015. The actor has been charged with involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer on a New Mexico movie set in 2021. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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Libby (Lizzy Caplan), the narrator of Fleishman is in Trouble, is a stay-at-home mom who begins to question all of her life choices. Linda Kallerus/FX hide caption

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'Fleishman Is in Trouble' is a Trojan horse for women's stories, says Lizzy Caplan

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Former President Donald Trump is suing Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward over Woodward's latest book, The Trump Tapes. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Audi Canada and Scott Eisen/Getty Images hide caption

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Priya Kansara stars in Polite Society, directed and written by Nida Manzoor. Parisa Taghizadeh/Courtesy of Sundance Institute hide caption

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Cindy Williams arrives to the TV Land Awards 10th Anniversary in New York on April 14, 2012. Williams, who played Shirley opposite Penny Marshall's Laverne on the popular sitcom "Laverne & Shirley," died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, in Los Angeles at age 75, her family said. Charles Sykes/AP hide caption

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Matt Butler performing at the Central Utah Correctional Facility. Liam Trouchard/Matt Butler hide caption

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Matt Butler has played concerts in more than 50 prisons and jails

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"I was much less self-assured now that I was a patient myself," says neurosurgeon Henry Marsh. "I suddenly felt much less certain about how I'd been [as a doctor], how I'd handled patients, how I'd spoken to them." Image Source/Getty Images hide caption

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After cancer diagnosis, a neurosurgeon sees life, death and his career in a new way

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'Hot Dog' wins Caldecott, Newbery is awarded to 'Freewater'

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