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Sen. Bernie Sanders, appearing at a campaign stop in Concord, N.H., raised about $6 million in the first day of his 2020 presidential campaign, which was evidence that he's maintained strong grassroots support. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Small Donors Hold The Key To Campaign Buzz And The Democrats' Debate Stage

The Democratic National Committee wants to avoid a crush of candidates in TV debates during the presidential primaries. So it set a qualifying threshold: 65,000 donors spread across 20 states.

Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, right, is hit by a pitch as Seattle Mariners catcher Austin Nola looks on at a spring training baseball game on Tuesday. Elaine Thompson/AP hide caption

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How America's Pastime Became So Slow

In his essay this week, NPR's Scott Simon writes about how an increased focus on analytics has slowed down the pace of baseball.

Opinion: How America's Pastime Became So Slow

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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, pictured earlier this month, has settled a lawsuit by same-sex couples who argued their rights were violated by faith-based adoption agencies that don't want to work with gays and lesbians. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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State-Funded Adoption Agencies In Michigan Barred From Refusing LGBTQ Parents

Attorney General Dana Nessel reached a settlement with the ACLU. It requires agencies not to discriminate against gay people who want to adopt or foster children referred by the state.

In Us, Winston Duke, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Evan Alex and Lupita Nyong'o (L-R) play the members of a family — and their doppelgangers. Claudette Barius/Universal Pictures hide caption

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Jordan Peele Looked Into The Mirror And Saw The Evil Inside 'Us'

For his much-anticipated follow-up to his Oscar-winning movie Get Out, the writer-director sets a family up against its own doppelgangers. That is, he made a full-on horror film.

Jordan Peele Looked Into The Mirror And Saw The Evil Inside 'Us'

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Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes'

Lewis speaks with NPR's Scott Simon about the catharsis of making her latest album, On the Line, and grappling with accusations made against her album collaborator, Ryan Adams.

Jenny Lewis Puts Her Emotions 'On The Line': 'It Can Get Ugly Sometimes'

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'What Doesn't Kill You' Navigates The Challenges Of Existing While Black

Damon Young's new memoir is full of pointed, thoughtful, barbed and funny essays about the ways race has affected his life, and the lives of his family — and about his hopes for the next generation.

'What Doesn't Kill You' Navigates The Challenges Of Existing While Black

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A police officer stands guard by a window riddled with bullet holes in an Ebola treatment center in Butembo, a city in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The center has been attacked twice in the last month. John Wessels/Getty Images hide caption

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Why The Ebola Crisis Has Taken A Worrisome Turn

The most recent weekly tally of cases in Democratic Republic of the Congo is on track to double compared to mid-February.

Ebola Responders Face 2 Problems. The Solution To One Could Make The Other Worse

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Michelle Kenney, the mother of Antwon Rose II, leaves the Allegheny County, Pa., Courthouse Friday. She did not show emotion as she heard former police officer Michael Rosfeld found not guilty in the death of her son. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Jury Acquits White Former Police Officer In Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Black Teen

A jury of seven men and five women, including three black jurors, found the former officer not guilty of murder in a racially charged case.

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