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Most Prisoners Can't Vote, But They're Still Counted In Voting Districts

For the redrawing of voting maps, some states are making a little-known change to their census numbers that is expected to shift political power away from rural, predominantly white prison towns.

Most Prisoners Can't Vote, But They're Still Counted In Voting Districts

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Fifty barracks are available for accommodation in the Krnjaca asylum center in Serbia, just outside the capital Belgrade. Single men live in separate housing, while families stay together. For those who decide to return home, the International Organization for Migration offers a "voluntary return and reintegration" program in the camp. Elisa Oddone hide caption

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Afghans Are Among Thousands Of Migrants Hoping To Reach Europe Via Serbia

Some 5,000 refugees and migrants are in Serbia, trying to reach European Union countries. With EU leaders fearing an influx of refugees, "Serbia is in a difficult position," says a refugees' advocate.

It seemed as if the 2005 album by Kenneth Kaunda, We Shall Fight HIV/AIDS, had vanished. But then ... it was found! Here's what could be the sole surviving copy, now being remastered for re-release this year. Allegra Alcoff hide caption

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They Found It! The Long-Lost Album By Zambia's President: 'We Shall Fight HIV/AIDS'

Kenneth Kaunda spoke out about HIV when African leaders would not even acknowledge its existence. He sang about it, too, in a 2005 album that made a splash, then vanished. And so a search began.

They Found It! The Long-Lost Album By Zambia's President: 'We Shall Fight HIV/AIDS'

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Anthony Hamilton performs on Sept. 16 in New York City. Love Is The New Black is his first full length album in five years. Theo Wargo/Getty Images hide caption

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Anthony Hamilton On Being Vulnerable And His New Album 'Love Is The New Black'

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with singer-songwriter Anthony Hamilton, who delivers his first album in five years with the help of some friends including Jennifer Hudson.

Anthony Hamilton On Being Vulnerable And His New Album 'Love Is The New Black'

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A health care worker administers a COVID-19 vaccine to a resident at the Jordan Valley Community Health Center in Springfield, Mo. Liz Sanders/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Rural Hospitals Worry They Will Lose Staff Because Of Biden's New Vaccine Mandate

In rural areas, hospitals and clinics are worried they'll be left short if some staff quit rather than get COVID-19 vaccines required by the Biden administration's new mandate.

Rural Hospitals Worry They Will Lose Staff Because Of Biden's New Vaccine Mandate

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This photo shows a scene after an Israeli army operation that left several Palestinian men killed, in the West Bank village of Beit Anan on Sept. 26, 2021. Multiple Palestinian gunmen were killed in shootouts with Israeli security forces during a West Bank arrest operation cracking down on Hamas, the Israeli military said. Nasser Nasser/AP hide caption

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Israeli Troops Kill 5 Palestinian Gunmen In A Sweeping Crackdown Against Hamas

It was the deadliest violence between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the occupied West Bank in weeks and came in the wake of this year's 11-day war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza.

Weight lifting or other forms of strength training is a smart addition to your exercise routines. It helps stave off chronic illness and can help manage weight gain. gradyreese/Getty Images hide caption

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Weight Training Isn't Such A Heavy Lift. Here Are 7 Reasons Why You Should Try It

If you're trying to rev up your pandemic fitness routine, maybe it's time to mix things up with some free weights — or soup cans — and get your muscles pumping.

Performers dressed as Pikachu, a character from Pokemon series game titles, march during the Pikachu Outbreak event hosted by The Pokemon Co. on August 9, 2017 in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images hide caption

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Rare Pokemon Oreos Are Selling For Thousands Of Dollars On eBay

One cookie featuring a rare Pokemon sold for $15,000 online, giving new meaning to the catchphrase, "Gotta catch 'em all."

Rare Pokemon Oreos Are Selling For Thousands Of Dollars On eBay

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Spinning on the hamster wheel allows Mr. Goxx to select a cryptocurrency to trade. Choosing one of two tunnels to run through allows him to buy or sell. YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A Crypto-Trading Hamster Performs Better Than Warren Buffett And The S&P 500

A hamster named Mr. Goxx enters one of two tunnels in the his cage, which determines whether he will buy or sell. As of Friday, his portfolio is up nearly 20%, according to his Twitter account.

Shoppers line up to buy supplies at Costco Wholesale in New Jersey last year as fears over COVID-19 grew around the world. The company recently reintroduced limits on toilet paper, cleaning supplies and other products as it copes with supply chain challenges. Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Costco Shoppers, The Limits On Toilet Paper And Cleaning Supplies Are Back

Costco Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti said an anticipated uptick in demand as the delta variant surges and supply chain challenges led to the purchase limits on key household items.

It's a stack of COVID-19 Vaccination Record Cards from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. They provide proof that you've had your shot — but aren't exactly wallet-size at 4-by-3 inches. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus FAQ: Is There An App That'll Prove I'm Vaccinated, Or Is Paper The Best?

It's happening more and more — you'll have to show proof of vaccination to enter an event or to travel. There's that flimsy paper card. And then there's the digital realm. What's the best option?

Colette Maze, now 107, began playing the piano at age 5 and defied the social conventions of her day to embrace it as a profession rather than as a pastime. Her son first arranged for her performances to be recorded when she was in her 90s. She has just released her sixth album. Family photo; Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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This French Pianist Has Been Playing For 102 Years And Just Released A New Album

Colette Maze, now 107, began playing the piano at age 5. She defied the social conventions of her era to embrace music as a profession rather than as a pastime. She has just released her sixth album.

This French Pianist Has Been Playing For 102 Years And Just Released A New Album

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