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The Stanford Cardinal team hug after beatingt the Arizona Wildcats in the National Championship game of the 2021 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Sunday. Photo: Carmen Mandato/Getty Images

The Stanford Cardinal defeated the Arizona Wildcats 54-53 in the women's NCAA final Sunday night to win their first national championship since 1992.

Of note: It's the first time the two women's college teams from the Pac-12 had faced each other in the national basketball final.

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Stanford Cardinal players celebrate with the trophy after they defeated the Arizona Wildcats. Photo: C. Morgan Engel/NCAA Photos via Getty Images
Stanford fans celebrate their team's win. Photo: Ben Solomon/NCAA Photos via Getty Images
Stanford's No. 10 Alyssa Jerome pressures Arizona's No. 32 Lauren Ware during the game. Photo: Elsa/Getty Images
Cate Reese, No. 25 of Arizona, and Cameron Brink, No. 22 of Stanford, tip off for the start of the championship game. Photo: Ben Solomon/NCAA Photos via Getty Images

Go deeper: Eight of the 10 most-followed NCAA Elite 8 basketball players are women

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Apr 4, 2021 - World

In photos: Egypt holds grand procession of ancient mummies in Cairo

Carriages containing 22 ancient Egyptian mummies depart from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo's Tahrir Square during Saturday's parade. Photo: Khaled Desouki/AFP via Getty Images

Egypt held a 5-mile procession of 22 ancient mummies in Cairo, as they were moved from a museum where they'd been for over a century to the new National Museum of Egyptian Civilization Saturday night.

For the record: Organizers "deliberately" hid from view working-class neighborhoods during the nationally televised event celebrating Egypt's past, locals told the New York Times. Urban planner Ahmed Zaazaa noted to the NYT, "The government says they are making reforms, but the vast majority of people in Cairo who live in working-class neighborhoods are excluded."

Bernie Sanders: U.S. must recognize that "Palestinian rights matter"

Sen. Bernie Sanders. Photo: Stefani Reynolds via Getty Images

The United States must encourage an immediate cease-fire in the Middle East and adopt an "evenhanded approach" that recognizes Palestinians and Israelis have a right to "live in peace and security," Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) wrote in a New York Times opinion on Friday.

Driving the news: Violence escalated this week after Israelis intensified efforts to evict Palestinians from their homes in Jerusalem. Hamas fired rockets and Israel massed troops, leaving more than 125 Palestinians and seven people in Israel dead.

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Exclusive: Uber makes new hire, launches anti-racism campaigns

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

Eager to show progress on the pledge to make its platform and business anti-racist, Uber on Friday announced new anti-racism driver and rider campaigns, as well as fresh internal hiring practices, Axios was first to report.

Why it matters: Uber is one of the biggest ride hailing companies in the world. Its decisions impact the millions that use the platform, where drivers and riders alike say they have experienced racism.

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