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Man Accused Of Making Millions Of Robocalls Faces Biggest-Ever FCC Fine

The FCC proposed a $120 million fine for a Miami resident said to be single-handedly responsible for 97 million robocalls over a three-month period, scheming to sell "discounted" travel packages.

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell eaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' health care bill on Thursday. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans are calling their health care bill the Better Care Reconciliation Act. It shares many provisions with the House's American Health Care Act, but goes further in cutting Medicaid.

CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

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Mueller plans to build his chicken barns in this cornfield just south of his home. His barns would house "breeders," the hens that lay the eggs that will hatch to be raised for meat. Grant Gerlock/Harvest Public Media hide caption

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Farmers Take Out Millions In Loans To Raise Chickens For Big-Box Retailers

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To slaughter 2 million birds per week, Costco is contracting poultry farmers. But this requires a major financial investment from small producers, and the payoff may not be guaranteed.

L to R: Elle Fanning as Alicia (Elle Fanning), Miss Martha (Nicole Kidman), Edwina (Kirsten Dunst), Jane (Angourie Rice), Amy (Oona Laurence), Emily (Emma Howard), and Marie (Addison Riecke) in The Beguiled Ben Rothstein /Focus Features hide caption

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Movie Reviews

A Wounded Union Soldier In A House Of Southern Women: 'The Beguiled'

Sofia Coppola's lush visual aesthetic infuses this study in sublimated lust with just enough sly, Southern-Gothic bodice-ripping to intrigue and satisfy.

The new documentary Can't Stop Won't Stop tells the story of Sean Combs' Bad Boy Records around a 2016 concert that reunited some of the label's stars. Carlos Araujo/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Interviews

'Can't Stop, Won't Stop': Bad Boy Records Was A Generation's Soundtrack

The label and its founder, Sean "Diddy" Combs, helped to shape much of what we take for granted in pop culture. The new documentary Can't Stop Won't Stop tells Bad Boy's story.

'Can't Stop, Won't Stop': Bad Boy Records Was A Generation's Soundtrack

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Deilephila elpenor, commonly called the elephant hawk-moth, has specialized eyes that don't reflect light. Such moths inspired scientists to invent an anti-glare coating for smart screens. Ullstein Bild/Getty Images hide caption

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Moth Eyes Inspire Glare-Resistant Coating For Cellphone Screens

The scientists who developed the anti-reflective film were inspired by tiny, light-trapping structures on moth eyes that help the insects avoid predators.

For Mogoya, her first album in eight years, Oumou Sangaré enlisted young Swedish and French producers to help rejuvenate her sound. Benoit Peverelli/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Music Reviews

Mali's Oumou Sangaré Keeps Speaking Out On 'Mogoya'

The celebrated singer has crafted a rich, rejuvenating album that addresses weighty subjects like suicide and the aftermath of her country's recent political crises.

Mali's Oumou Sangaré Keeps Speaking Out On 'Mogoya'

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An international team of scientists believes it has solved the mystery of how eggs got their shapes. Frans Lanting/Mint Images RM/Getty Images hide caption

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How Do Eggs Get Their Shapes? Scientists Think They've Cracked It

Eggs evolved over 300 million years ago and now come in all kinds of shapes, from Tic Tacs to teardrops to pingpong balls. After studying some 50,000 eggs, a team of researchers thinks it knows why.