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Kamala Harris and Joe Biden, seen here in March, will formally introduce their presidential ticket Wednesday in Delaware, after Biden named Harris his running mate. Jeff Kowalsky/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biden And Harris To Introduce Their Presidential Ticket In Delaware

In their first joint appearance since Joe Biden announced Kamala Harris as his vice presidential running mate, the pair will deliver remarks in Biden's hometown of Wilmington, Del.

Sen. Kamala Harris is Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden's pick as his running mate — a choice that many are celebrating in India, where Harris' mother was from. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images hide caption

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Kamala Harris Pick For VP Is Hailed As 'A Moment Of Pride' In India

"This is a historical, transformational, and proud moment for... all women of colour, all Black women, and all South Asian women," Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra tweeted.

Fani Willis is poised to become the next Fulton County District Attorney after winning a runoff election against her former boss on Tuesday. Willis is seen here in 2014 during the trial of 12 former Atlanta Public Schools educators accused in a conspiracy to inflate state test scores. Kent D. Johnson/AP hide caption

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'We Made Herstory': Fani Willis Poised To Become First Woman DA in Georgia County

Willis defeated six-term Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard, and her former boss, in Tuesday's runoff. Howard has been dogged by scandal, including his handling of the Rayshard Brooks case.

Artists Shawana Brooks and her husband Roosevelt Watson III started the 6 Ft. Away Gallery in their yard in Jacksonville, Florida. They created it as a way to showcase Roosevelt's art at a time when galleries were closed due to the pandemic. Marc Mangra hide caption

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How An Artist, A Toy Maker And A College Student Use Their Skills To Fight COVID-19

We asked NPR readers to tell us about people who are coming up with creative ways to address coronavirus challenges in their community. Here are six of their stories.

Some Netflix users will be able to watch shows at slower and faster speeds. It's a helpful move for blind and deaf users, advocates say. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Netflix Is Letting Some People Speed Up Playback. That's A Big Deal For Blind Fans

People who are blind spend a lot of time listening to words. So much that they often prefer to listen at faster speeds, including for TV shows.

Netflix Is Letting Some People Speed Up Playback. That's A Big Deal For Blind Fans

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New York Philharmonic first violinist Kuan Cheng Lu, playing for a socially distanced audience of two at Lincoln Center on July 31. Mito Habe-Evans/NPR hide caption

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During A Lonely New York Summer, Lincoln Center Brings Music To Essential Workers

America's biggest arts complex hasn't been able to present its regular programming due to the pandemic. So it's organized private outdoor concerts for healthcare professionals, teachers and others.

During A Lonely New York Summer, Lincoln Center Brings Music To Essential Workers

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A woman named Un A leads viewers on a tour of the North Korean capital Pyongyang in a recent YouTube video. "Every building in Pyongyang is going through general cleaning to shake off winter dust," she says in English. Echo of Truth/YouTube hide caption

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North Korea Makes A Push To Reach Foreign Audiences On YouTube And Twitter

With a view to reaching English-speaking and South Korean audiences, the videos show glimpses of Pyongyang, highlight consumerism and try to dispel notions that life is restricted and people are poor.

North Korea Makes A Push To Reach Foreign Audiences On YouTube And Twitter

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A family photo shows Buddy and 10-month-old Duke this past winter. The puppy, who tested positive for antibodies but never got sick, has been sleeping in all of Buddy's old spots, his owners say. Kholood Eid/National Geographic hide caption

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The 1st U.S. Dog With COVID-19 Has Died, And There's A Lot We Still Don't Know

Buddy, an adult German shepherd from Staten Island, was the first dog in the U.S. to test positive for COVID-19. His death reveals just how little we know about the coronavirus and pets.

1st U.S. Dog With COVID-19 Has Died, And There's A Lot We Still Don't Know

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A protester is shown being taken into custody by federal officers in Portland, Ore., last month. "We recognize that we undermine public safety, not promote it, if we leverage the force of our criminal justice system against peaceful protesters who are demanding to be heard," Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schmidt said on Tuesday. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Multnomah County DA: Most Portland Protesters Won't Face Charges, Deserve To Be Heard

The newly elected district attorney, Mike Schmidt, said only those involved in "deliberate property damage, theft or force against another person or threats of force" may face charges.

Elijah McClain's mother, Sheneen McClain (right), gets a hug from Colorado state Rep. Leslie Herod in June as they stand with protesters outside the Aurora, Colo., police headquarters. On Tuesday, Sheneen McClain and Lawayne Mosley filed a federal civil rights lawsuit in their son's death. Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images hide caption

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Parents Of Elijah McClain Sue City Of Aurora, Colo., And Police Over His Death

The federal civil rights lawsuit alleges the parties are responsible for McClain's death last year after police put the 23-year-old in two chokeholds and injected him with ketamine.

A new study of Deinosuchus or "terror crocodiles," led by Adam Cosette, offers a fuller picture of the ancient creature from head to tail. Cossette said Deinosuchus had large, robust teeth, ranging from six to eight inches long, as shown in the photo. Adam Cossette hide caption

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'Teeth The Size Of Bananas'; New Study Paints Picture Of 'Terror Crocodiles'

A new study reveals there were multiple species of Deinosuchus, the giant crocodylians that lived 75 million years ago. They were among the largest predators in the ecosystem and ate dinosaurs.

The U.S. Postal Service has had financial problems for years, but the new postmaster general is making changes and some workers are alarmed. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Postal Workers Decry Changes And Cost-Cutting Measures

As a result of the new postmaster general's plans to shake up the agency, "mail is beginning to pile up in our offices," says Kimberly Karol, a postal clerk and union leader in Iowa.

Postal Workers Decry Changes And Cost-Cutting Measures

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Layer Elementary School in Winter Springs, Florida is one of many schools across the region reopening with COVID-19 social distancing and sanitation protocols. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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South: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State

Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in the Southern states — from Texas to Virginia, from Oklahoma to Florida, Georgia and more — plus D.C. and Puerto Rico.

A man scoops oil from the coast of Mauritius on Saturday. A Japanese cargo ship ran aground near Blue Bay Marine Park in late July and began to leak fuel oil and diesel into pristine waters. Jean Aurelio Prudence/L'Express Maurice/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Oil Spill At Mauritius Is A Disaster. And It Could Soon Get Worse

A Japanese-owned cargo ship ran aground in late July and began leaking oil a few days ago. Now a crack has expanded in its hull. The island nation is home to species that live nowhere else.

Regina King (pictured right) recently received an Emmy nomination for her lead role in the limited series Watchmen. Mark Hill/HBO hide caption

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Why You Should Stream 'Watchmen'

The HBO miniseries Watchmen recently earned 26 well-deserved Emmy nominations. And if you haven't seen the series, now is a good time to catch up.

Why You Should Stream 'Watchmen'

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