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Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has been suspended from practicing law by a New York state court over his role in pushing false voter fraud claims. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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A New York Court Suspends Giuliani From Practicing Law Over His 2020 Vote Fraud Claims

The court's decision states that Rudy Giuliani's conduct as a lawyer for former President Donald Trump during the election and in the aftermath "threatens the public interest."

Jonathan Caballero is among the millions of workers who are rethinking how how they want to live their lives after the pandemic. He has found a new job that won't require a long commute. Andrea Hsu/NPR hide caption

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As The Pandemic Recedes, Millions Of Workers Are Saying 'I Quit'

People are leaving their jobs in search of more money, more flexibility and more happiness. A record 4 million workers quit just in April.

As The Pandemic Recedes, Millions Of Workers Are Saying 'I Quit'

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Patterns Of Sexual Abuse Show Gaps In Police Disciplinary System

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to KQED reporters Sukey Lewis and Sandhya Dirks about the second episode of the podcast, On Our Watch, which explores how police departments handle on-duty sexual misconduct.

In 1983, space shuttle Challenger and the STS-7 crew launched from NASA's Kennedy Space Center. With the launch, Mission Specialist Sally Ride became the first American woman to fly in space. NASA hide caption

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Astronaut Sally Ride's Partner Opens Up About Their 27 Years Together

Tam O'Shaughnessy shares an intimate look at her decades-long relationship with Sally Ride, the first American woman to fly in space: how they met, fell in love and the pressures they faced as a queer couple.

Loving Sally Ride

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Wade Davis Jr. Describes The Fear Of Being Outed While He Was In The NFL

The former NFL player says he was very conscious of the way that he walked and talked: "There's a certain type of macho that one knows that they have to perform in order to attempt to be accepted."

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Looking For Summer Reading Ideas? Fall In Love With Romance

It's hard not to love romance books. They're flirty, steamy, and by definition, they end on a high note. Life Kit teamed up with NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour podcast to get book recommendations to add to your summer reading list.

Looking For Summer Reading Ideas? Fall In Love With Romance

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In this photo provided by the California Interagency Willow Fire Incident, smoke rises from the Willow Fire near Big Sur, Calif., on Sunday, June 20. California Interagency Willow Fire Incident/AP hide caption

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Firefighting Monks Are Joining The Effort To Combat The Willow Fire In A Remote Area Of Big Sur

The Willow Fire, as of June 23, was 2,877 acres large with just 13% of it contained. Emergency crews are watching for a return to hot and dry conditions at the end of the week.

An oxygen cylinder plant in Kampala, Uganda. The Ugandan army has started producing oxygen for state-run hospitals to ease the burden existing plants as COVID-19 cases — and demand for oxygen for severe illness — keep rising. Nicholas Kajoba/Xinhua News Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Africa Is Running Out Of Oxygen To Treat COVID Patients

As COVID surges, so does demand for oxygen. And oxygen manufacturing plants simply can't keep up. That's bad news not only for severely ill COVID-19 patients but others in need, including newborns.

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