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U.S. Women's Hockey Team Reaches Gold Medal Game At Winter Olympics

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Gigi Marvin set the tone just minutes into the game, scoring on assists from Meghan Duggan and Amanda Pelkey. The gold-medal game is Thursday.

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Five Killed In Church Shooting In Russia's Dagestan

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The gunman opened fire at the Orthodox church as parishioners were leaving after Sunday service. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack in the restive Muslim-majority region.

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Adam Rippon Declines NBC's Job Offer — So He Can Stick With U.S. Olympic Team

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"I love being on Team USA and representing our country. My teammates were there for me during my events, and now I NEED to be there for them," said Adam Rippon, further endearing himself to a nation.

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Russian Curler Is Suspected Of Doping At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

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Aleksandr Krushelnitckii's second sample will be tested Monday. He's accused of taking meldonium — the same drug that got tennis star Maria Sharapova banned back in 2016.

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High-Level Affair Erupts Into Open Conflict Between Australian Premier And His Deputy

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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's public criticism of his deputy, Barnaby Jones, over an adulterous affair with a former staffer, threatens to tear apart the country's coalition government.

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How The U.S. Ambassador To China May Have Xi Jinping's Ear

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Washington's man in Beijing, Terry Branstad, says he goes way back with China's president.

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'Black Panther' Breaks Records And Barriers In Debut Weekend

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Steeped in cultural significance, the film opened to $192 domestically, the biggest February debut ever, said Disney. It's also already the highest-grossing film by a black director.

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Trump Says FBI Missed 'Signals' Of Florida School Shooting Because Of Russia Probe

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Trump's flurry of weekend tweets about the Russia investigation and the latest school shooting drew condemnation from both sides of the aisle.

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Black Women Gather In Atlanta To Harness Economic And Political Power

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Michel Martin talks about the conference with Karen Finney, a former spokeswoman for Hillary Clinton, Nakisha Lewis, an organizer for Black Lives Matter, and New Jersey Congresswoman Bonnie Coleman.

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Gun Safety Advocates Look To Kansas Lawmakers

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Kansas is being held up as an example of how states can pass meaningful gun laws. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Republican state Sen. Barbara Bollier about what's being done there.

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'Only Child': A Story of Loss, Grief And Hope

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Rhiannon Navin's Only Child, a novel about the aftermath of a school shooting came out shortly before a fatal school shooting in Florida. NPR's Michel Martin talks to Navin about overcoming tragedy.

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'Tell Them We Are Rising' Tackles Impact Of Historically Black Colleges

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NPR's Michel Martin talks with Stanley Nelson, who showcases the history of black colleges and universities in a new documentary Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.

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'The Knitting Finns': For Finnish Athletes, Needles And Yarn Are Part Of The Olympic Routine

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It started in Sochi, continued in Rio and now Team Finland is continuing its tradition of knitting during the Olympics. The Finns claim it's relaxing and fun.

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Trump Administration's Latest Strike On CFPB: Budget Cuts

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Proposed cuts in funding for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau come amid questions about a Trump appointee softening the agency's stance on payday lenders. Democrats vow to fight the cuts.

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Trump Tweet Ties 'Missed Signals' In Florida Shooting To FBI Russia Probe

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President Trump's suggestion that the FBI failed to stop the Florida shooting because it spent too much time on the Russia investigation has outraged his critics.

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U.S. Women's Hockey Team Reaches Gold Medal Game At Winter Olympics

Gigi Marvin set the tone just minutes into the game, scoring on assists from Meghan Duggan and Amanda Pelkey. The...

Adam Rippon Declines NBC's Job Offer — So He Can Stick With U.S. Olympic Team

"I love being on Team USA and representing our country. My teammates were there for me during my events, and now I...

Russian Curler Is Suspected Of Doping At Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Aleksandr Krushelnitckii's second sample will be tested Monday. He's accused of taking meldonium — the same drug...

'Black Panther' Breaks Records And Barriers In Debut Weekend

Steeped in cultural significance, the film opened to $192 domestically, the biggest February debut ever, said Disney....

Trump Says FBI Missed 'Signals' Of Florida School Shooting Because Of Russia Probe

Trump's flurry of weekend tweets about the Russia investigation and the latest school shooting drew condemnation...

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