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Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) speaks at an abortion rights rally at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. It was part of a day of action nationwide to protest a wave of state laws restricting abortion. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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Across The Country, Protesters Rally To Stop States' Abortion Bans

Protesters rallied outside statehouses and the Supreme Court, where some of the laws may eventually be considered. Hundreds of events were part of a national day of action called #StopTheBans.

Medical Investigation: How Did 494 Children in One Pakistani City Get HIV?

In Larkana, Pakistan, on May 9, 2019, a paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test. The government is offering screenings in the wake of an HIV outbreak. Rizwan Tabassum /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Medical Investigation: How Did 494 Children in One Pakistani City Get HIV?

In late April, a tragedy began to unfold in Larkana. First one, then 15, now hundreds of youngsters have been found to be HIV positive. Who is responsible?

Medical Investigation: How Did 494 Children in One Pakistani City Get HIV?

In Larkana, Pakistan, on May 9, 2019, a paramedic takes a blood sample from a baby for a HIV test. The government is offering screenings in the wake of an HIV outbreak. Rizwan Tabassum /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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HIV Outbreak In Pakistan: So Far, 494 Children Test HIV Positive

In late April, a tragedy began to unfold in Larkana. First one, then 15, now hundreds of youngsters have been found to be HIV positive. Who is responsible?

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'Love That Motivates': Pete Buttigieg On Marriage And Faith

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"I think there's a real relationship between romantic love and the kind of love that is talked about in my faith's tradition," the South Bend, Ind., mayor and presidential candidate tells NPR.

'Love That Motivates': Pete Buttigieg On Marriage And Faith

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(Clockwise from top left) Toy Story 4, Aladdin, The Kitchen, Dark Phoenix, Men In Black: International, Late Night. Disney/Pixar, Daniel Smith/Walt Disney Studios, Alison Cohen Rosa/Warner Bros. Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Giles Keyte/Sony Pictures, Emily Aragones/Amazon Studios hide caption

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NPR's Summer Movie Guide: 27 Films Coming Soon To Theaters

Superhero capes and cartoons headline this year's batch of summer flicks, but there's plenty of smaller and weirder stuff, too. Here are the movies we're looking forward to this season.

Courtney Hering, who is getting married next year, is planning a slightly more lavish wedding reception. After seven years at Kohler, she finally feels like she has found a professional home. Sara Stathas for NPR hide caption

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2-Tiered Wages Under Fire: Workers Challenge Unequal Pay For Equal Work

For years after the Great Recession, employers were reluctant to boost wages. Now a tight labor market is giving workers the leverage they need to demand a larger slice of the nation's economic pie.

2-Tiered Wages Under Fire: Workers Challenge Unequal Pay For Equal Work

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Leitha Dollarhyde, a retired caregiver who lives in a rural town near Whitesburg, Ky., says she could not afford an unexpected $1,000 expense. Sydney Boles for NPR hide caption

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Poll: Many Rural Americans Struggle With Financial Insecurity, Access To Health Care

A new poll from NPR, Harvard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation gives a glimpse into rural life in America today, finding that many people living in rural communities live on the edge financially.

Poll: Many Rural Americans Struggle With Financial Insecurity, Access To Health Care

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'The Economy Is Slipping': China's Slowdown Hits Former Boomtown

Car production is shrinking in China's Chongqing, and auto workers struggle to transition.

'The Economy Is Slipping': China's Slowdown Hits Former Boomtown

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Ashley Merson and her brother Kevin on the porch of the house Ashley is trying to buy in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore. A ransomware attack on the city's digital services has delayed the home purchase. Emily Sullivan/WYPR hide caption

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Ransomware Cyberattacks Knock Baltimore's City Services Offline

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Baltimore is just the latest municipality hit with a ransomware attack. Residents can't use the city servers they need to purchase homes, pay online bills or email city workers.

Ransomware Cyberattacks Knock Baltimore's City Services Offline

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Alabama prison commissioner Jeff Dunn says the Department of Corrections is implementing some federal recommendations and taking measures to improve, including the creation of an inspector general and a corruption task force, and hiring a new deputy commissioner. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Alabama Faces Deadline To Address Dangerous And Deadly Prison Conditions

Critics say a plan to build new prisons won't solve the entrenched, underlying issues in the state prison system that have been found to be unconstitutional.

Alabama Faces Deadline To Address Dangerous And Deadly Prison Conditions

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