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Former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg are some of the 10 candidates who have qualified for the Democratic presidential primary debate next week on Nov 20. Getty Images hide caption

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10 Democratic Candidates Qualify For Next Week's November Debate

The requirements for the Nov. 20 debate, hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post, were stricter than they have been — and December's bar is even higher.

More than 40 states currently have a felony murder law, which juvenile justice advocates believe unfairly impacts young people. Some lawmakers in states such as Illinois and California have sought to enact reform. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Juvenile Justice Groups Say Felony Murder Charges Harm Children, Young Adults

In most states, a person who commits a property crime can face a felony murder charge if it results in someone being killed, even unintentionally. Juvenile justice advocates say the law is unfair.

Girls carry containers of water filled from the local communal tap Zimbabwe, which is in the grip of a nationwide drought that has been linked to climate change. The government has appealed for $464 million in aid to stave off famine. Cynthia R. Matonhodze/Bloomberg/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Climate Change Poses A Particular Threat To Child Health

A sweeping study in The Lancet finds that longstanding progress in treating diseases and reducing childhood deaths is in jeopardy.

Why Climate Change Poses A Particular Threat To Child Health

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Holiday Survival Guide: Family Style

The holidays can be joyful and celebratory. They can also cause stress and unearth familial trauma. Life Kit talks to Dr. Andrea Bonior, a licensed clinical psychologist, to equip you with some strategies that will help you minimize holiday stress that stems from family.

Holiday Survival Guide: Family Style

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"If you think of music like Legos," Harry Connick Jr. says, Cole Porter's music "was like the greatest set of Legos, ever. You could build anything because the songs were so structurally sound." Sasha Samsanova/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Harry Connick Jr. Celebrates The Music Of Cole Porter On 'True Love'

The singer and pianist says he's loved Porter's music since he was a little kid. Connick's latest album pays tribute to an enduring influence.

Harry Connick Jr. Celebrates The Music Of Cole Porter On 'True Love'

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has announced that he is entering the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race, just ahead of the Friday deadline to file for the New Hampshire primary. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick To Make Late Entry Into 2020 Campaign

Patrick is joining the Democratic primary field just ahead of the deadline to make the New Hampshire primary ballot. The move highlights worry among moderate Democrats about the current field.

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In Syria, U.S. Military Says Fight Will Continue Against ISIS

Many U.S. special operators have been ordered out of Kurdish-controlled areas of Syria, but other troops have arrived to guard oil installations. The Pentagon says the mission is still to fight ISIS.

In Syria, U.S. Military Says Fight Will Continue Against ISIS

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The 2010s: Latinx Music Before And After 'Despacito'

"Despacito" was more than a popular song. It was the culmination of a decade-long rise of sociological and musical forces that eventually birthed and cemented a style now called "Latin Urban."

The 2010s: Latinx Music Before And After 'Despacito'

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Ferocious wildfires were burning at emergency-level intensity across Australia's New South Wales, most populous state, on Tuesday as authorities warned most populations in their paths that there was no longer time to flee. Dan Peled/AP hide caption

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In Australia, 'Tinder Box-Like Conditions' Fuel Catastrophic Bushfires

As of early Thursday morning, there were nearly 70 fires burning in New South Wales — the most populous state in Australia — and more than 70 in neighboring Queensland.

Democrats on the House Committee on Oversight and Reform are examining how states regulate abortion clinics. From right, Reps. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images hide caption

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House Oversight Committee Democrats To Examine Regulation Of Abortion Providers

The hearing on Thursday will use Missouri — where the last remaining clinic that provides abortion could close over a dispute with health regulators — as a case study.

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Evo Morales Condemns 'Coup' After Lawmaker Assumes Bolivia's Interim Presidency

Days after his resignation, the former Bolivian leader condemned Jeanine Áñez, who has stepped into the country's power vacuum. Áñez has promised new elections after last month's controversial vote.

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