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An angry and frustrated crowd of about 1,500 people call for the resignation of Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and Richmond Police Chief Will Smith on June 2 outside of City Hall. Regina H. Boone/Richmond Free Press hide caption

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Richmond, Va., Photographer Watches Familiar Anger Resurface In Recent Protests

Regina Boone has been documenting the protests against Confederate statues for the Richmond Free Press. As the daughter of the paper's Black founders, she says, "This is not a new story for us."

Richmond, Va., Photographer Watches Familiar Anger Resurface In Recent Protests

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At least 26 Mississippi legislators have tested positive for the coronavirus after working at the Capitol, often without observing social distancing or wearing face masks. Rory Doyle/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Outbreak Hits Mississippi Legislature

At least 26 members of Mississippi's legislature have tested positive for COVID-19. After lawmakers returned to session in May, safety precautions at the Capitol gradually slipped.

Bullhorns are seen during a demonstration in front of the Supreme Court on June 29. The court had a momentous term with cases ranging from President Trump's financial records to immigration and abortion. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term

From abortion to religion and immigration, the recent court term featured just about every flashpoint in American law. Here are the highlights, including the influence of Chief Justice John Roberts.

A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term

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Spending quality time with kids and listening deeply to them is one way to help them tame anxiety. Here Mariano Noesi and Maryam Jernigan-Noesi play with their 4-year-old son Carter. Jernigan-Noesi is a child psychologist. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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Kids Feel Pandemic Stress Too. Here's How To Help Them Thrive

For children, the distress shows itself in difficult moods, stomachaches or even regression to behaviors from earlier childhood. Here are seven ideas to help anxious kids feel better.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer and creator of the award-winning Broadway musical, Hamilton. History's Alexander Hamilton was at the center of the push to create an Electoral College. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Hamilton, In Fiction And History, Is Key To Understanding The Electoral College

When the Supreme Court ruled this past week on "faithless electors," Alexander Hamilton's name appeared five times. But the story is a little more complicated than that told by the Broadway show.

Thomas Salts spent two weeks recovering from COVID-19 in a hotel in Phoenix, Ariz. Circle the City, a Phoenix-based nonprofit, is helping Salts and other people experiencing homelessness gain access to health care. Thomas Salts hide caption

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A Phoenix Nonprofit Opens Up A Hotel To Homeless Coronavirus Patients

Scott Simon speaks with Thomas Salts, one of the COVID-19 patients treated and cared for in a Phoenix hotel by Circle the City, a group providing care and services to people experiencing homelessness.

A Phoenix Nonprofit Opens Up A Hotel To Homeless Coronavirus Patients

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Thomas Chatterton Williams, along with more than 150 journalists, authors and writers, published a letter decrying the "intolerant climate that has set in on all sides" of debate in Harper's Magazine. Thomas Chatterton Williams hide caption

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Thomas Chatterton Williams On Debate, Criticism And The Letter In 'Harper's Magazine'

A letter on the importance of open debate was published by Harper's Magazine this week and was signed by more than 150 prominent writers and thinkers, fueling a controversy over debate and privilege.

Thomas Chatterton Williams On Debate, Criticism And The Letter In 'Harper's Magazine'

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Cinderella's Castle rises above Bay Lake at the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World on Saturday. Disney reopened two of its Florida parks after nearly four months of being closed due to the pandemic. Gregg Newton/AFP via Getty Image hide caption

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Masks And Mouse Ears: Disney World Reopens As Coronavirus Cases Climb In Florida

After 117 days being closed, Disney World welcomed guests back to its Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom parks. Masks and temperature checks were required, as well as advance reservations.

Fans sit in the stands before the start of a game between the New York Giants and Washington Redskins at FedEx Field in 2019 in Landover, Md. The Redskins, and other teams, are reviewing their names. Patrick McDermott/Getty Images hide caption

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The Racial Justice Reckoning Over Sports Team Names Is Spreading

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In the wake of George Floyd's killing, Confederate monuments have fallen, food companies have scrubbed racist imagery from labels, and now, pro sports teams names are under fresh review.

The Racial Justice Reckoning Over Sports Team Names Is Spreading

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The Anatomy Of A COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory

Conspiracy theories need the right ingredients to take off, and the coronavirus pandemic has been a breeding ground for them. Here's how fear, wealth and social media all play a role.

Anatomy Of A COVID-19 Conspiracy Theory

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A 1-month-old baby mandrill clings onto its mother Jinx, at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans on July 6. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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What Lobsters And Ants Can Teach Us About Social Distancing

Researchers have reported that some animals take precautions and keep their distance so they're less likely to be infected by another animal. Scott Simon wonders why some humans won't do the same.

Opinion: What Lobsters And Ants Can Teach Us About Social Distancing

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An employee sews a miniature dress in Dior's sewing workshop in Paris on July 4. This year Dior created a miniature collection for its haute couture show and presented it as a film. Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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You May Be In Sweatpants, But COVID-19 Hasn't Stopped Haute Couture

In a fashion first, this season's collections were presented digitally, rather than in-person, in-Paris. The virtual venue was an opportunity for designers to experiment in the online space.

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