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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, left, faces a Republican primary challenge from former Sen. David Perdue, right. The winner is set to face Stacey Abrams in the general election. Stephen B. Morton/AP; Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights; Brynn Anderson/Pool hide caption

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9 primary races to watch Tuesday in Georgia, Texas, Alabama and Arkansas

Georgia holds the political spotlight, as primary races take place in southern states. Here are nine contests we're keeping an eye on.

Smoke and debris ascend after a strike at a factory in the city of Soledar, in eastern Ukraine's Donbas region, on Tuesday. At the three-month point since Russia launched its large-scale invasion of Ukraine, fighting has been intensifying in the east. Aris Messinis/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Here's what happened today, 3 months into the Russia-Ukraine war

A roundup of key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Cellist Yo-Yo Ma, left, with composer John Williams, right. The pair recently released a collaborative recording, A Gathering of Friends, with the New York Philharmonic. Lawrence Sumulong/Courtesy of Sony Music hide caption

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Composer John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma bring together 'A Gathering of Friends'

On a new album, the classical stars revisit the concerto Williams composed specifically for Ma, as well as some of Williams' most affecting film scores.

Composer John Williams and cellist Yo-Yo Ma bring together 'A Gathering of Friends'

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The University School of Milwaukee says they have filed a motion in court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Craig and Kelly Robinson, the brother and sister-in-law of former first lady Michelle Obama. Here, they arrive at a state dinner at the White House in 2016. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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A school seeks to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Michelle Obama's brother and his wife

The school argues it exercised its contractual right to deny the Robinson children enrollment in 2021, as school officials determined it was in the "best interest of the school."

A cross and Bible sculpture stand outside the Southern Baptist Convention headquarters in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday. Top administrative leaders for the SBC said that they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse. Holly Meyer/AP hide caption

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Southern Baptist leaders plan to release a secret list of accused sex abusers

Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention said they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse.

An unsold 2019 Accent sedan sits at a Hyundai dealership in Littleton, Colo. on May 19, 2019. Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars because the seat belts can explode and injure vehicle occupants. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars for exploding seat belt parts

Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the U.S. because the seat belt pretensioners can explode and injure vehicle occupants. Three injuries have been reported, two in the U.S. and one in Singapore.

Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young address the press at Morehouse College in Atlanta. Prosecutors filed charges against six officers involved in the couple's arrest. John Bazemore/AP hide caption

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Atlanta officers won't face charges from 2020 arrest of 2 college students

On bodycam footage, officers are shown confronting two young Black adults, Taniyah Pilgrim and Messiah Young, after the pair were out past curfew following protests over George Floyd's death.

The Grand Aston la Habana, overlooking the Malecón and the sea, is the latest luxury hotel to open as part of the Cuban government's aggressive tourism building project. Carrie Kahn/NPR hide caption

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Cuba hopes if it builds new hotels, tourists will come, after a long COVID shutdown

Cuba is hoping more tourists return to the island. The economy depends on it.

Cuba hopes if it builds new hotels, tourists will come, after a long COVID shutdown

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Cars pass destroyed Russian tanks from an earlier battle against Ukrainians in the village of Dmytrivka, close to Kyiv, Ukraine, on Monday. With Russian troops gone from the Kyiv region, life is returning to the city. But heavy fighting takes place daily in the east and the south of the country. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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Three months of war: Russia underachieves, Ukraine overachieves

When Ukraine was invaded, many expected a quick Russian victory. The war is 3 months old, with both sides digging in for a battle that could potentially be a long, drawn-out stalemate.

Three months of war: Russia underachieves, Ukraine overachieves

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Chris Singleton speaks to business leaders May 19, 2022, at the American Theater in Charleston about stopping hate-fueled violence. His mother was murdered in 2015 at Mother Emanuel Church. Victoria Hansen/South Carolina Public Radio hide caption

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Buffalo slayings hit close to home for former baseball player 900 miles away

Chris Singleton's mother was one of 9 killed at a church gathering in Charleston, S.C., 7 years ago. Singleton, now a public speaker, says he will travel to Buffalo to preach love and forgiveness.

Actor Johnny Depp waves to the gallery as he leaves for a break Monday during his defamation trial in Fairfax, Va., against his ex-wife, Amber Heard. Steve Helber/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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On social media, Johnny Depp is winning public sympathy over Amber Heard

On TikTok, #IStandWithAmberHeard has garnered about 8.2 million views, while #JusticeForJohnnyDepp has earned about 15 billion views. A sociologist offers her views on the reasons why.

A federal appeals court found that a Florida law intended to punish social media platforms is an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment, dealing a major victory to companies who had been accused by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, pictured on May 9, of discriminating against conservative thought. Marta Lavandier/AP hide caption

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An appeals court finds Florida's social media law unconstitutional

In a blow to Gov. Ron DeSantis, a three-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said social media companies' moderation and curation efforts were protected by the First Amendment.

Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu speaks Oct. 26 at the Globsec forum in Bratislava, Slovakia, during his visit to Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Vladimir Simicek/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ukraine's stand is a model for fighting a Chinese attack, Taiwan's top diplomat says

Foreign Minister Joseph Wu tells NPR about the threat the island faces from China, and how the U.S. is helping Taiwan's military prepare.

Ukraine's stand is a model for fighting a Chinese attack, Taiwan's top diplomat says

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Workers remove the final New York City pay phone near Seventh Avenue and 50th Street in Midtown Manhattan on Monday. Despite the fanfare, there are still some pay phones standing in the city. Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Last call: New York City bids an official farewell to its last public pay phone

Officials gathered in Times Square for the removal of what they called New York City's last public pay phone, which is headed to a local museum. But a number of other pay phones are still standing.

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said that the Justice Department's new use of force policy reflects the consensus views of law enforcement leadership groups and union associations. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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DOJ's new policy requires officers to stop others from using excessive force

The policy spells out situations in which officers have an "affirmative duty" — to prevent or stop other officers from using excessive force, and to render or call for medical aid when it's needed.

Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., seen here waiting for the State of the Union address in March, faces allegations of insider trading related to an anti-Biden cryptocurrency and of having an inappropriate financial relationship with a staffer. Saul Loeb/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Madison Cawthorn faces a House Ethics investigation

The first-term congressman, who lost his reelection bid in last week's primary, is accused of promoting a cryptocurrency he had a financial interest in and an "improper relationship" with a staffer.

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The election system shuddered in 2020. Now, there are fears of an attack within

The election system was shaken in 2020 as Donald Trump sought to overturn the result. Now, election deniers and defenders have eyes on the nuts and bolts of the process itself.

The election system shuddered in 2020. Now, there are fears of an attack within

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(Left) More than 100 people have been attending weekly anti-abortion prayer vigils outside the site of a future Casper, Wyo., clinic offering abortion and other health care services. (Right) Abortion-rights supporter Rikki Hayes holds up a sign near the site of a Wellspring Health Access clinic. Arielle Zionts/KHN hide caption

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A new clinic offering abortions is set to open in Wyoming, despite a looming ban

Kaiser Health News

Aimed at serving a regional "abortion desert," the clinic plans to open, despite the expected overturn of Roe v. Wade. It's become a focal point for abortion debate in the state.

Artis Stevens, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, says MacKenzie's Scott's gift to the mentoring organization will be "transformative." Big Brothers Big Sisters of America hide caption

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Big Brothers Big Sisters receives a $122.6 million donation to mentor kids

Billionaire philanthropist MacKenzie Scott continues her charity drive with a $122.6 million donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the group's largest gift ever from an individual.

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Elif Batuman's sequel 'Either/Or' follows a young woman's sexual awakening

Either/Or is Batuman's sequel to her bestselling Pulitzer finalist novel The Idiot.

Elif Batuman's sequel 'Either/Or' follows a young woman's sexual awakening

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