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Valerie Samano, left, places flowers at a memorial near the Staples Center in Los Angeles, after the death of Laker legend Kobe Bryant on Sunday. Michael Owen Baker/AP hide caption

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Left to right: Fafa Ruffino, Mamani Keita, Niariu and Kandy Guira are members of the collective Les Amazones d'Afrique. Their new album, Amazones Power, is out now. Karen Paulina Biswell/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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West African Supergroup Les Amazones D'Afrique Returns With 'Amazones Power'

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Protesters gather on the Paso del Norte International Bridge in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on Saturday to demand justice for artist and activist Isabel Cabanillas, 26, who was killed in the streets of Juarez, Mexico. Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrates after beating the Boston Celtics in Game 7 of the 2010 NBA Finals at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang holds a town hall meeting at Cox-Snow Recital Hall at Central College in Pella, Iowa, on Saturday — part of a 17-day bus tour through the state. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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This Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, photo provided by the Arizona Department of Public Safety shows a dummy skeleton found after a state trooper traffic stop of a 62-year-old man for an HOV lane violation in Phoenix. (Arizona Department of Public Safety via AP) AP hide caption

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A scene from the 2019 Pulitzer Prize-winning opera p r i s m, by Ellen Reid. Maria Baranova/Beth Morrison Projects hide caption

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Opera For Newbies: Busting Myths And Belting High Notes

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Rare, Selena Gomez's first new album in over four years, is out now. "When you take that long of a break, it is pretty nerve-wracking," she says. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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Selena Gomez On Recapturing Her Public Image, Mental Health And Her No. 1 Album

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Neil McLeod, owner of Neil's Bigleaf Maple Syrup farm, keeps a close eye on his reducing sap for out of control foaming. Anna King/Northwest News Network hide caption

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'Franchise' Tracks The Rise And Role Of Fast Food In Black America

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Mike Pompeo is accusing veteran NPR journalist Mary Louise Kelly of lying to him. NPR's senior leadership says it stands by Kelly's reporting on the secretary of state. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's personal attorney Jay Sekulow (center) stands with his son, Jordan Sekulow (left), and White House counsel Pat Cipollone in the Capitol on Saturday. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Volunteer medics clear the ruins of a medical tent near Tahrir Square in Baghdad on Saturday after security forces stormed the area. They said security forces set the tent on fire, burning everything in it, including medical supplies. Jane Arraf/NPR hide caption

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