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The white fluff ball rose to the top of the pack among 2,800 entrants at the annual show held at Madison Square Garden in New York.
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The reports follow a fierce counterattack by U.S. B-52 bombers, gunships and fighters in Syria's oil-rich Deir el-Zour province, an ISIS stronghold.
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A civil jury decided that a real estate developer who whitewashed dozens of graffiti murals at the 5Pointz complex in Queens, N.Y., violated the Visual Artists Rights Act.
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The latest federal recovery money is intended to pay for projects such as buying out flood-prone properties and building better drainage systems.
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The men's final was a duel between America's Shaun White, Japan's Ayumu Hirano, and Australia's Scotty James. It all came down to the third run.
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A federal judge in New York ruled Tuesday that President Trump's decision to end protection of young immigrants from deportation was "arbitrary and capricious."
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Several cities in California have privatized and criminalized minor nuisance and code violations. Some families have been slapped with giant "cost recovery" legal bills they cannot afford to pay. A non-profit law center filed suit Tuesday to try to stop the practice.
During the weekend's slopestyle competition, Finnish snowboarding coach Antti Koskinen was casually knitting at the top of the course.
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Javier Palomarez, president and CEO of the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, has also been accused of financial impropriety.
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After some students walked out of Lawrence Rosen's class at Princeton last week, debate has raged over the appropriate way to handle hate speech in the classroom.
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In a bleak Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, a 10-year-old boy has found a way to bring joy to other kids.
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In California, officials continue to investigate the Thomas Fire — the largest wildfire in modern California history. A growing number of lawsuits claim a failed water system is a key reason hundreds of homes burned.
Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney was first elected to Congress in the Tea Party wave of 2010 and acted as an anti-deficit crusader. That is, until he became President Trump's budget director.
Ahmad Khan Rahimi had been convicted of detonating a pressure cooker bomb in the Chelsea neighborhood in September 2016, injuring 30 people.
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The FBI director laid out a timeline for the background check investigation of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter that conflicts with what President Trump's staff has said. Porter resigned amid allegations of domestic violence.
Israeli police announced that they're recommending Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu face charges for corruption. Prosecutors will now decide whether to file a case, but Netanyahu says the police are biased against him.
Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., is part of the so-called "Gang of Six" — a group of six Republicans and Democrats from the Senate who have been working on a DACA deal for months. He speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about what he hopes will come out of this week's immigration debate, what the most challenging obstacles to a deal still are and what he thinks consensus can be reached on.
The billionaire philanthropist says the country needs a simpler system to help the poor navigate housing, health care and job opportunities.
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Computer programs known as neural networks learn by example. So a researcher plugged in some typical Valentine's Day candy heart messages — and got some weird new word combos. "BEAR WIG," anyone?
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Before Valentine's Day, love is in the air. But sometimes, love hurts. It's a harsh reality that many Mexicans deal with by listening to rancheras. They're those songs you can put on when you've had a couple of tequilas and you just need a good cry. NPR talks with one young woman who found a connection to her ancestors through the sounds of guitars and tears.