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Father and son are now caregiver and care recipient. Robert Turner, Sr. was cheerful even though his day started with being discharged from the hospital. Ashley Milne-Tyte for NPR hide caption

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Black men are a hidden segment of caregivers. It's stressful but rewarding, too

Almost 40 percent of caregivers of older adults are men, and a third of that group is Black. But African American men face some issues other guys don't.

Black men are a hidden segment of caregivers. It's stressful but rewarding, too

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A Miami police officer talks with a homeless person, prior to a cleaning of the street in 2021. Starting October 1st, a new law will ban Florida's homeless from sleeping in public spaces. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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Amid record homelessness, a Texas think tank tries to upend how states tackle it

The conservative Cicero Institute is working with states to ban street camps, and shift money away from housing to addiction treatment. Homelessness advocates says such moves are counterproductive.

Amid record homelessness, a Texas think tank tries to upend how states tackle it

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A Singapore Airlines plane flies after take off from Changi Airport in Singapore on Feb. 20. A Singapore Airlines flight from London to Singapore was diverted after it encountered severe turbulence. Roslan Rahman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How dangerous is turbulence on airplanes? Here's what you need to know

One man died and 30 people were injured after a flight from London to Singapore experienced severe turbulence. Here's what to know about how to keep yourself safe and why turbulence happens.

Former President Donald Trump appears in court with attorneys Emil Bove (left) and Todd Blanche (right) for his trial for allegedly covering up hush money payments at Manhattan criminal court on Tuesday in New York City. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump won't testify in his New York hush money trial

The defense for former President Donald Trump has rested in the case, marking the end of witness testimony and paving the way for jury deliberation. The jury could begin deliberating next Wednesday.

Iranians gather at Valiasr Square in central Tehran on May 20 to mourn the deaths of President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and several others in a helicopter crash the previous day. Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What might have caused the helicopter crash that killed Iran's president

Bad weather may have been a cause of Sunday's crash that killed Ebrahim Raisi. But mechanical issues, possibly exacerbated by a lack of spare parts due to U.S. sanctions, could also be a factor.

Former President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before entering the courtroom with his attorney Todd Blanche (right) at Manhattan criminal court in New York City, on Monday. Dave Sanders/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Prosecutors rest their case against Trump in the hush money case. Now it's his turn

Trump's ex-lawyer Michael Cohen finished testifying in the New York case on Monday. The duration of Trump's own defense is not known, though they have already begun calling witnesses.

Located less than an hour outside Madison, Wisc., Columbia county has both city commuters and people in more rural, small towns. Portage, with a population of around 10,000, is the largest town in the county. Jeongyoon Han/NPR hide caption

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One voted Biden. One picked Trump. It's a tale of two counties in pivotal Wisconsin

Wisconsin is one of a handful of pivotal states in the 2024 presidential election. Within the swing state, there are swing counties that could decide the election — even as people remain divided.

One voted Biden. One picked Trump. It's a tale of two counties in pivotal Wisconsin

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When OpenAI announced its latest ChatGPT last week, the AI voice it used in its demo was quickly compared to Scarlett Johansson's voice in the 2013 sci-fi film "Her," but now the company says it is pulling the voice. Leon Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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OpenAI pulls AI voice that was compared to Scarlett Johansson in the movie 'Her'

The AI company said the voice was not patterned after Johansson, but that it was removing the voice as an option in the wake of speculation about whether the sci-fi film inspired the voice.

The retro-pop artist Cindy Lee doesn't sit for interviews, use social media and rejects the streaming era's demands on independent artists. Photo by Meaghan Garvey/Illustration by Jackie Lay/NPR hide caption

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How Cindy Lee became the music world's underground success story of 2024

One of the best albums of 2024, Diamond Jubilee, isn't on streaming services. The artist who released it, Cindy Lee, has rejected the streaming era's demands to create something entirely their own.

A Royal New Zealand Air Force Hercules C-130 takes off from Whenuapai air base near Auckland, New Zealand, bound for Noumea, New Caledonia, on a mercy mission to rescue stranded New Zealand tourists on Tuesday, May 21, 2024. Michael Craig/NZ Herald via AP hide caption

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Australia and New Zealand begin evacuating nationals from unrest in New Caledonia

At least six people have died and hundreds more have been injured since violence erupted last week in New Caledonia following controversial electoral reforms passed in Paris.

A large new study shows people who bike have less knee pain and arthritis than those who do not. PamelaJoeMcFarlane/Getty Images hide caption

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Like to bike? Your knees will thank you and you may live longer, too

New research shows lifelong bikers have healthier knees, less pain and a longer lifespan, compared to people who've never biked. This adds to the evidence that cycling promotes healthy aging.

Like to bike? Your knees will thank you and you may live longer, too

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