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A voter presents identification at a polling site for the 2020 elections in New Orleans. The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked a lower court's order for the creation of a second majority Black congressional district in the state. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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The Supreme Court has delayed creating a majority Black voting district in Louisiana

After a lower court found a Louisiana congressional map likely dilutes votes of Black voters, the Supreme Court put on hold an order for a second majority Black congressional district to be created.

Darren Bailey, Illinois state Senator and Republican candidate for governor, speaks alongside former President Donald Trump on Saturday, June 25, 2022, during a rally at the Adams County Fairgrounds in Mendon, Ill. Trump has endorsed Bailey in the race. Brian Munoz/St. Louis Public Radio hide caption

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Conservative Illinois state Sen. Darren Bailey wins GOP primary for governor

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Republican Darren Bailey, who is backed by former President Donald Trump, will face Democrat and billionaire Gov. JB Pritzker on the Illinois ballot for governor in November.

Conservative Illinois state Sen. Darren Bailey wins GOP primary for governor

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This 2003 electron microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows mature, oval-shaped monkeypox virions, left, and spherical immature virions, right, obtained from a sample of human skin associated with the 2003 prairie dog outbreak. Cynthia S. Goldsmith, Russell Regner/CDC via AP hide caption

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The U.S. will offer nearly 300,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine in the coming weeks

The Department of Health and Human Services will make 296,000 doses available in the coming weeks, and expects a total of 1.6 million doses to be available in the U.S. by the end of the year.

Ukrainian State Emergency Service firefighters work to take away debris at a shopping center burned after a rocket attack in Kremenchuk, Ukraine, Tuesday. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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At least 20 people were killed in Russia's missile attack on a crowded Ukrainian mall

Russia has been escalating bombardments of Ukrainian cities this week — attacks Moscow says are aimed at military installations but often hit civilian targets instead.

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NYC Pride sees fresh wave of activism from Supreme Court's abortion decision

For the first time since COVID, the LGBTQ Pride Parade happened in New York City on Sunday, June 26, 2022.

NYC Pride sees fresh wave of activism from Supreme Court's abortion decision

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Wajahat Malik, right, and a Pakistan Navy seaman navigate the Indus River. Malik organized a 40-day expedition down the 2,000-mile river to document "the peoples, the cultures, the biodiversity and just whatever comes our way," he says — including the impact of climate change and pollution. Diaa Hadid/For NPR hide caption

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Floating in a rubber dinghy, a filmmaker documents the Indus River's water woes

Pakistani filmmaker Wajahat Malik pulled together an expedition to raft down the 2,000-mile river. He hopes to reconnect people with the Indus, which is being threatened by overuse and climate change.

Floating in a rubber dinghy, a filmmaker documents the Indus River's water woes

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Hear a live mini-concert from Lido Pimienta

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What adds to Lido's Polaris Prize and Grammy award-winning resume is her ability to command the stage as a live performer.

Lido Pimienta on World Cafe

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