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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken scrapped a rare Beijing trip aimed at easing escalating tensions between the U.S. and China after the Pentagon said that China flew a suspected spy balloon over the United States. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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After The Balloon: Where US-China Relations Go Next

China and the US were supposed to hold diplomatic talks over the weekend. Instead they sparred over a Chinese balloon that entered American airspace before it was shot down. Where do relations between Washington and Beijing go from here?

After The Balloon: Where US-China Relations Go Next

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Why the NFL (Still) Has a Diversity Problem

Football is the most watched sport in the US - and one of the most profitable. The NFL reported that last year, the Super Bowl was watched by two-thirds of Americans.

Why the NFL (Still) Has a Diversity Problem

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The Biden Administration has informed congress that it will formally end the national COVID public health emergency on May 11th. CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Hidden Viruses And How To Prevent The Next Pandemic

More than three years since the start of the COVID pandemic, infectious disease experts are studying other viruses with pandemic potential. Their goal is to understand how pandemics begin and how they can be prevented.

Hidden Viruses And How To Prevent The Next Pandemic

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The Memphis Police Department has disbanded its SCORPION unit, after five of the unit's officers were involved in the death of Tyre Nichols. Brad Vest/Getty Images hide caption

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Specialized Police Units Are In The Spotlight, Again

The Memphis Police Department has disbanded its special SCORPION unit, after five of the unit's officers were involved in the death of Tyre Nichols. But similar units are still operating across the U.S.

Specialized Police Units Are In The Spotlight, Again

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Pamela Anderson attends the premiere of Netflix's "Pamela, a love story". Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images hide caption

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Pamela Anderson Takes Control Of Her Life Story

Pamela Anderson has had an incredibly rich, and varied, career. She's an actress, the author of several books, and a prominent activist - especially for animal rights.

Pamela Anderson Takes Control Of Her Life Story

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Credit card balances were up last year, and interest rates have gone up, too. That can weigh on your finances in the event of a recession. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A Personal Recession Toolkit

Signs of a forthcoming recession seem to be everywhere: from grocery stores, where food prices are soaring, to Fortune 500 companies, where workers are being let go by the thousand.

A Personal Recession Toolkit

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While the world's population continues to grow overall, the rate of growth has slowed down. Mario Tama/Getty Images NA hide caption

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Could Migration Help Ease The World's Population Challenges?

While some countries are seeing their populations decline and grow older, others are growing fast. That has economic implications. Could migration help?

Could Migration Help Ease The World's Population Challenges?

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MONTEREY PARK, CA - JANUARY 23: A mourner attends a candlelight vigil for victims of a mass shooting on January 23, 2023 in Monterey Park, California. Eleven people were killed and 9 people were injured during a mass shooting that took place at a dance studio in Monterey Park. (Photo by Qian Weizhong/VCG via Getty Images) VCG/VCG via Getty Images hide caption

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Changing the Way Media Reports on Gun Violence

Americans have grown accustomed to hearing about the latest mass shooting. And recently news coverage has been focused on two tragic events in California — Last weekend eleven people were killed and nine injured in Monterey Park near Los Angeles. And on Monday, seven people were killed and one wounded in Half Moon Bay, just south of San Francisco.

Changing the Way Media Reports on Gun Violence

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Flanked by Rodney Wells and RowVaughn Wells, the stepfather and mother of Tyre Nichols, civil rights attorney Ben Crump speaks during a press conference in Memphis, Tennessee on January 27, 2023. Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man, died three days after being severely beaten by five Memphis Police Department officers during a traffic stop on January 7, 2023. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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In the Wake of Tyre Nichols' Death, Does Diversity Make A Difference In Policing?

Five police officers have been charged with murder and other crimes in the wake of Tyre Nichols' death this month in Memphis. Nichols, who was Black, died after a traffic stop. All five of the officers facing charges are Black.

In the Wake of Tyre Nichols' Death, Does Diversity Make A Difference In Policing?

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Maya Moore announced her retirement from basketball in January 2023. Hannah Foslien/Getty Images hide caption

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Retired WNBA Star Maya Moore And Her Husband Jonathan Irons Talk About Their Journey

Maya Moore stepped away from her stellar basketball career to help free Jonathan Irons, a man who was incarcerated for over two decades on a wrongful conviction.

Retired WNBA Star Maya Moore And Her Husband Jonathan Irons Talk About Their Journey

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