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The Day The Mixtape Died: DJ Drama

How a law aimed at the mob turned mixtapes from cultural innovation into criminal conspiracy. Meet the man who took the fall when the cops came knocking.

The Day The Mixtape Died: DJ Drama

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A new mobile voting center brings voting directly to residents in Santa Cruz County, Calif. Here, the VoteMobile is parked at Garfield Park Village, an apartment complex for seniors. Erika Mahoney/KAZU hide caption

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VoteMobile Helps California Wildfire Victims And Seniors Cast Their Ballots

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A new mobile voting center is cruising through Santa Cruz, Calif., this election season. It's especially important for people who lost their homes in recent wildfires.

Rulennis Munoz (center right) outside Lancaster Courthouse Oct. 14, after learning that the police officer who fatally shot her brother had been cleared of criminal wrongdoing by the Lancaster County District Attorney. Her mother, Miguelina Peña, and her attorney Michael Perna (far right) stood by. Brett Sholtis/WITF hide caption

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During A Mental Health Crisis, A Family's Call To 911 Turns Tragic

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A mother in Lancaster, Pa., tried for years to help her grown son get consistent treatment for schizophrenia. Then, hoping to get him involuntarily committed for care, the family called the police.

A harvester works through a field of corn near Santa Rosa, Calif. This corn has been genetically modified, and contains bacterial genes that kill certain insects, but the genes have become less effective. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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As Biotech Crops Lose Their Power, Scientists Push For New Restrictions

Some of the first GMOs – corn and cotton plants that have been genetically modified to fend off insects – are running into problems. Bugs have become resistant to them because they've been overused.

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Philadelphia Issues Curfew As It Braces For More Protests In Walter Wallace Shooting

Mayor Jim Kenney ordered the curfew amid unrest after the killing of the 27-year-old Black man on Monday. The city's police commissioner says bodycam footage will be released "in the near future."

A store displays a sign before closing down permanently following the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, on Aug. 4, 2020 in Arlington, Va. The Small Business Administration's inspector general office said billions of dollars in relief loans may have been handed out to fraudsters or ineligible applicants. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Billions In COVID-19 Relief Loans May Have Been Handed Out To Scammers, Report Says

The Small Business Administration had to quickly disburse coronavirus relief loans. But some of that may have been handed out to fraudsters, an agency report says.

Former Department of Homeland Security chief of staff Miles Taylor, pictured in March 2018, announced he is behind the scathing anti-Trump op-ed and book published under the pen name "Anonymous." Tim Godbee/Department of Homeland Security via AP hide caption

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Ex-Homeland Security Official Outs Himself As 'Anonymous' Anti-Trump Author

Miles Taylor defended his decision to criticize the president anonymously, saying it forced him to address the merits of the claims "rather than creating distractions through petty insults."

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'Tis The Season: Coping With SAD, Or Seasonal Affective Disorder

It's getting darker and colder, and there's still a pandemic. Oh, and then there's seasonal affective disorder. Here's how to spot it and what you can do.

'Tis The Season: Coping With SAD, Or Seasonal Affective Disorder

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Dodgers 3rd Baseman Tests Positive For COVID-19 — Then Celebrates With Teammates

Justin Turner was pulled from Game 6 of the World Series game when his COVID-19 test came back positive. But when the Dodgers won, he joined in the gaiety — and now faces a "full investigation."

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Cecilia Chiang, Who Revolutionized American Chinese Food, Dies At 100

In 1961, Chiang opened San Francisco's The Mandarin, a high-end Chinese restaurant that served authentic fare. Today, her DNA is all over American Chinese food, from P.F. Chang's to Panda Express.

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Citing 'Devastating' Pandemic Impact, Boeing To Lay Off 7,000 More Workers

"This moment is among the most difficult in our more than 100-year history," CEO Dave Calhoun said. Most of the layoffs will be in Washington state, where Boeing designs and builds many aircraft.

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Many Latino Men Are Supporting President Trump This Election

The Latino vote will be key across the country, especially in tight races in places such as Arizona and Florida. About one quarter of Latinos, mostly men, steadily support the president, polls show.

Many Latino Men Are Supporting President Trump This Election

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C'Artis Harris, walking with her children in 2017, was searching for housing that would accept her Section 8 voucher when NPR began following her in 2016. Today, Harris and her family still live in an area of high poverty. Brandon Thibodeaux for NPR hide caption

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Trump Stokes Fear In The Suburbs, But Few Low-Income Families Ever Make It There

President Trump is appealing to suburban voters by promising they won't have to live near affordable housing. But 50 years after the Fair Housing Act, the truth is housing remains deeply segregated.

Trump Stokes Fear In The Suburbs, But Few Low-Income Families Ever Make It There

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The number of women in the workforce overtook men for a brief period earlier this year. But the uncomfortable truth is that in their homes, women are still fitting into stereotypical roles of doing the bulk of cooking, cleaning and parenting. It's another form of systemic inequality within a 21st century home that the pandemic is laying bare. Malte Mueller/fStop/Getty Images hide caption

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Stuck-At-Home Moms: The Pandemic's Devastating Toll On Women

Women have made great strides. But the uncomfortable truth is that in their homes, they are still fitting into stereotypical roles of doing the bulk of housework and parenting.

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