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Shaun White trains before the men's halfpipe finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou, China.

Look back at the McTwists and turns of Shaun White’s golden snowboarding career

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Shaun White said farewell to his storied Olympic career Thursday evening ET, proving that at 35 he’s still among the world’s elite snowboarders. He finished off the podium, but he remains the only snowboarder to win three Olympic gold medals. The man who fiercely shreds halfpipes openly shed tears on the… Read More

Voice actor Peter Robbins and the character he voiced, Charlie Brown, attend a DVD release party in Hollywood, Calif.

Peter Robbins, who voiced Charlie Brown in the 1960s, has died

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Peter Robbins, the actor who first gave voice to the beloved Peanuts character Charlie Brown, has died at age 65. “Robbins’ family said he took his own life last week,” reports Fox 5 TV in San Diego. Phil Blauer, an anchor at the station, was a longtime friend of Robbins. Over… Read More

A wordle interface reads "Leave Other Folks Alone"

Twitter boots a bot that revealed Wordle’s upcoming words to the game’s players

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Twitter has suspended a bot account that waged a brief and unwelcome war on Wordle aficionados. The @wordlinator bot account was designed to fire off a dismissive reply to anyone posting their now-familiar green, white and yellow score on the daily game. The bot also revealed the next day’s answer. The… Read More