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Pyeongchang Olympics closing ceremony, in photos

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| The flame has been extinguished and the torch passed to Beijing, host of the next Winter Games.

Can data help us pick better friends?

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Artist Laurie Frick is optimistic about how big data will evolve. She wants to build a future in which self-delusion is impossible. Is that a good thing?

Garrison Keillor says suggestive emails were just 'romantic writing'

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The former "Prairie Home Companion" host rejected the idea that several sexually suggestive emails he sent a former researcher could be sexual harassment.

U.S. men's curling team wins gold, beating Sweden

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American men made history, returning from the verge of elimination to beat Sweden 10-7 in the first gold medal curling game ever to feature an American team.

Chef David Chang on the ugly side of delicious food

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He explores comfort foods with complicated cultural back stories on his new show, "Ugly Delicious," and discovers "there's no universal truth about any food."

'Icarus:' The documentary that brought down Russia's doping scheme

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With two Russian athletes now accused of doping at the Olympics, it brings renewed attention to the Oscar-nominated film that blew the lid off Russia's doping program.

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Anna Deavere Smith's one-woman show about America's school-to-prison pipeline

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In her HBO adaptation, the playwright and actress shares the accounts of teachers, students, politicians and parents — all with something to say about how race and class shape America.

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Margot Robbie gives Tonya Harding story the dimension it deserves

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The actress and producer behind "I, Tonya" offers lessons in radical empathy and how Tonya Harding vs. Nancy Kerrigan was anything but black-and-white.

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'Black Panther' schooled Hollywood. Will the studios listen?

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Beyond the big bucks the superhero film is raking in, those dollars were spent by a diverse audience — one rarely seen at the box office.

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