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Kamala, Joe And The Fissures In The Base

Black voters are the Democrats' most reliable and influential voting bloc. But this election has underscored the tensions between those Black voters, along generational and ideological lines — which could have major consequences on turnout this fall.

Kamala, Joe, And The Fissures In The Base

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Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods speaks during a press conference in Ocala, Fla., in 2018. Woods sent an email Tuesday informing the approximately 900 people working in the department that "when you are on-duty/working as my employee and representing my Office – masks will not be worn," the Ocala Star Banner reports. Gerardo Mora/Getty Images hide caption

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Florida Sheriff Orders Deputies And Staff Not To Wear Face Masks

Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods says "effective immediately, any individual walking in to any one of our lobbies ... wearing a mask will be asked to remove it."

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Tightening Immigration May Not Mean More Jobs For Americans

The modern economy is technologically advanced and globally connected. If businesses want more workers but are restricted from hiring immigrants, then those businesses have a number of other options.

An Immigration Backfire?

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A man walks past a mural of Malcom X and Martin Luther King Jr. in London. Thabo Jaiyesimi/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Black Power Scholar Illustrates How MLK And Malcolm X Influenced Each Other

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Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X are frequently seen as opposing forces in the struggle for civil rights but Peniel Joseph, author of The Sword and the Shield, says the truth is more nuanced.

Marjorie Taylor Greene, right, poses with a supporter in Rome, Ga., late Tuesday. Greene, criticized for promoting bigoted videos and supporting the far-right QAnon conspiracy theory, won the GOP nomination for Georgia's 14th Congressional District. Mike Stewart/AP hide caption

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QAnon Supporter Who Made Bigoted Videos Wins Ga. Primary, Likely Heading To Congress

Greene made national headlines in early June, after she won the first round of primary voting for her district and multiple news outlets covered her support for the QAnon conspiracy.

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50 Years After Studs Terkel Published 'Hard Times' ... Here We Are Again

Studs Terkel's bestselling oral history of the Great Depression came out in 1970. Who could've guessed it would feel so relevant half a century later?

Fifty Years After Studs Terkel Published 'Hard Times' ... Here We Are Again

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An American bald eagle flies over Mill Pond in Centerport, N.Y., in 2018. The bald eagle is one of the birds protected by the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Eagles And Mockingbirds Catch A Break As Judge Strikes Down Trump Bird Opinion

In 2017, the Trump administration scaled back protections of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. A federal judge has now struck down the rule change — and quoted from To Kill a Mockingbird in so doing.

Riad al-Assaad, an engineer, stands in front of the severely damaged residence that belonged to his wife's ancestors, Villa Sehnaoui. He has been working day and night to clean and rebuild it. Yasmina Hilal for NPR hide caption

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'Lots Of Destruction, But This Is The Future': Photos Inside The Homes Of Beirut

After explosions convulsed Beirut, here is a selection of photos showing Beirut residents in their destroyed house or workplace, along with a glimpse of their experiences, in their own words.

People queued outside a supermarket in Auckland, New Zealand, on Wednesday before a three-day lockdown went into affect. Four new COVID-19 cases were diagnosed in Auckland, and an additional four probable cases have been identified. Fiona Goodall/Getty Images hide caption

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New COVID-19 Cases In New Zealand Lead To New Rules And Supermarket Runs

Four new likely cases of COVID-19 are linked to the cluster in an Auckland family announced Tuesday. The country returned to tighter restrictions and is promoting an app to help with contact tracing.

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers contemplate their place as queer artists in country on their latest album, Look Long, released in May. Jeremy Cowart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward: Indigo Girls' Amy Ray And Emily Saliers On Their 45-Year Kinship

A new season of Ari Shapiro's musical chain of gratitude, Play It Forward, begins with Indigo Girls' Amy Ray and Emily Saliers talking about their lifelong bond and the poetic flair of Kae Tempest.

Play It Forward: Indigo Girls' Amy Ray And Emily Saliers On Their 45-Year Kinship

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