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The health threat posed by the coronavirus pandemic is particularly intense for people with cancer. Medication weakens the immune system. Cancer treatments are often delayed. FG Trade/Getty Images hide caption

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Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices

For many cancer patients, daily life can feel full of risky choices involving work, family, friends and money. Nearly every option pits the risks of catching the coronavirus against other downsides.

Pandemic Deepens Cancer's Stress And Tough Choices

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California Congresswoman Karen Bass was catapulted onto the national stage leading Democrats on police reform. Now she is a contender to be Joe Biden's running mate. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Police Reform Debate Elevates Black Caucus Chair Bass' Profile As Possible VP Pick

California Rep. Karen Bass has been a key leader on issues of racial justice. Now some Democrats are boosting her to get the nod for Joe Biden's ticket.

Police Reform Debate Elevates Black Caucus Chair Bass' Profile As Possible VP Pick

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Lord & Taylor, Oldest U.S. Department Store, Files For Bankruptcy

The retailer was acquired in 2019 by online clothing-rental startup called Le Tote. It joins a cascade of bankruptcies by major apparel stores, triggered by the doldrums of the coronavirus pandemic.

A quarantine seance performed over Zoom goes awry in the new horror movie 'Host,' streaming now on Shudder. Shudder hide caption

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New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Staying At Home Is Scary Too

This year feels like a horror movie, and a select group of filmmakers have taken the pandemic as inspiration. "Quar-horror" ranges from homemade shorts on YouTube to a movie filmed entirely on Zoom.

New 'Quar-Horror' Films Show Staying At Home Is Scary Too

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What 'The Rocket Years' Can Teach Us

The decisions you make in your 20s can feel overwhelming. Author Elizabeth Segran offers insight from her book, The Rocket Years: How Your Twenties Launch the Rest of Your Life.

What 'The Rocket Years' Can Teach Us

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This Nov. 13, 2013 file photo shows the main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base in Southern California. Eight service members are presumed dead after their amphibious vehicle sank Thursday. Lenny Ignelzi/AP hide caption

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7 Marines, 1 Sailor Presumed Dead After Training Accident

The Marine Corps called off rescue operations for seven Marines and one Navy sailor who went missing when their amphibious vehicle sank during training off the coast of Southern California.

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DHS Reassigns Official Following Intelligence Reports On Journalists, Protesters

Brian Murphy was removed from his post at the DHS' Office of Intelligence and Analysis following news that his office compiled reports on protesters and journalists in Portland, Ore.

When thinking about putting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to music on Voices, Max Richter tried to capture the essence of "the world we haven't made yet." Mike Terry/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Composer Max Richter On 'Voices,' A New Album That Envisions A Better World

Composer Max Richter's new album drew inspiration from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a document spearheaded by Eleanor Roosevelt which he calls "a blueprint for a better world."

Composer Max Richter On 'Voices,' A New Album That Envisions A Better World

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Data Analysis: COVID-19 Is Filling Up Hospitals In Small Cities

An NPR data analysis finds that hospital systems in Louisiana, Idaho and Washington state have had to shuffle patients to try to get everyone the care they need.

Data Analysis: COVID-19 Is Filling Up Hospitals In Small Cities

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