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Bell's concept model of a vertical-takeoff-and-landing air taxi vehicle, as unveiled in January at CES (the Consumer Electronics Show) in Las Vegas. Bell hide caption

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Flying Taxis. Seriously?

They're not quite here yet, but Uber and others are working on them and have set some bullish timelines. Flying taxis promise to ease traffic on the ground, but some worry they'll boost inequality.

A-Frame Square Peg Round Hole
Come/Gone Square Peg Round Hole

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Flying Taxis. Seriously?

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Bling Bling Snarky Puppy

Colorado state Sen. Rhonda Fields' son, Javad Marshall Fields, was killed before testifying in a murder trial with his fiancée, Vivian Wolfe. Fields, a Democrat, won't vote along party lines when it comes to abolishing the death penalty. Kathryn Scott Osler/Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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For Some Colorado Lawmakers, The Death Penalty Debate Is Personal

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South Bugge Wesseltoft
Tailwhip Men I Trust

Nat King Cole plays with his jazz orchestra on the stage of The Apollo Theater, in Harlem, N.Y. in the 1950s. Eric Schwab/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Nat King Cole Still Remains 'One Of The Great Gifts Of Nature' 100 Years Later

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L-O-V-E Nat King Cole
Penthouse Serenade Nat King Cole

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'This Has Rocked Us To Our Knees:' Christchurch Mourns After Shooting

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A Thwarted Art Theft In Italy

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Arrivederci Roma Jack Jezzro
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Dorothy of the Island Laura Veirs
Red Dust Zero 7, Henry Binns et. al.
Body of Mine Liz Brasher

Danger Mouse and Karen O. have combined forces for the album Lux Prima. Eliot Lee Hazel/Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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Karen O And Danger Mouse Join Forces For 'Lux Prima'

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W.S. Merwin found inspiration in his conservation work and in his home on the Hawaiian island of Maui. Jill Greenberg/Courtesy of Copper Canyon Press hide caption

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Poet W.S. Merwin, Who Was Inspired By Conservation, Dies At 91

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Erick Alejandro Iglesias (right) of Cimafunk performs onstage at the 2019 SXSW Conference and Festival March 13, 2019 in Austin, Tx. JEALEX Photo/Getty Images hide caption

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Alt.Latino's New Music Discoveries At SXSW 2019

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Revuelto Cimafunk
Consejo Grupo Fantasma

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