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A guide to your weekend listening and viewing

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: The Voyeurs, FBoy Island, and more.

Friends Nasir Dhillon (left) and Papinder Singh run a YouTube channel, Punjabi Lehar, that tries to heal the wounds of Partition through reuniting loved ones separated when British-ruled India was divided into two countries, India and Pakistan, 75 years ago. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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YouTube videos are helping reunite loved ones separated by the India-Pakistan border

Two Pakistani friends make videos in which those who lived through India's 1947 Partition describe loved ones they lost at the time. With viewers' help, siblings and others are reunited after decades.

YouTube videos are helping reunite loved ones separated by the India-Pakistan border

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The FDA says one home test is not enough if you've been exposed to someone with COVID or are experiencing COVID-like symptoms. That initial negative ... could turn positive a day or two later. Max Posner/NPR hide caption

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Coronavirus FAQ: I'm confused by the new testing advice! Do it once, twice ... thrice?

The FDA issued revised guidance about how often to test after exposure to someone with COVID or after symptoms occur. It's not exactly the same as what the CDC says. What's the best way to proceed?

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Who was behind the explosions in Crimea? Ukraine and Russia aren't saying

Several days after Ukraine said nine planes were destroyed at a Russian air base in Crimea, nobody has publicly claimed responsibility for it — but speculation abounds.

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Q&A: The polio virus was detected in New York City wastewater. Do you need to worry?

The highly infectious viral disease can lead to permanent paralysis of the arms and legs and even death in some cases. Health officials are urging people to get vaccinated if they haven't been.

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America, the (disappearing) beautiful

Robert Adams' obsession with the decay and beauty of the American landscape is on display at the National Gallery's exhibition "American Silence: The Photographs of Robert Adams."

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange in New York City on Aug. 5. The majority of America's top companies have reported strong earnings, but warning signs about the economy are also emerging from their corporate earnings. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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3 warning signs about the economy from America's top companies

Companies are bracing for potential trouble ahead by lowering their advertising budgets, cutting costs and adapting to their customers' changing spending habits.

3 warning signs about the economy coming out of America's top companies

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Charlottesville activist Don Gathers reflects on five years since white supremacists terrorized his hometown — "all the hatefulness and evilness that transpired here." Eze Amos for NPR hide caption

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The Charlottesville rally 5 years later: 'It's what you're still trying to forget'

The rally by white supremacists protesting the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee left one counter-protester dead and several injured. Activist Don Gathers reflects on "all the hatefulness and the evilness that transpired here."

The Charlottesville rally 5 years later: 'It's what you're still trying to forget'

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How a Grammy-winning Pueblo musician influenced the soundtrack for 'Prey'

Prey, the new prequel to the 1987 blockbuster Predator streaming on Hulu, features a sophisticated soundtrack influenced both by Native cultures and video games

How a Grammy-winning Pueblo musician influenced the soundtrack for 'Prey'

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Tommy Lee, pictured in Los Angeles in 2019, posted a nude selfie on his social media accounts in the middle of the night on Thursday that remained online for hours before being removed. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption

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Tommy Lee's nude photo sparks backlash over double-standard social media censorship

The rock star's graphic photo stayed up for hours before it was removed. Critics say nude content posted by women, transgender and nonbinary users, however, faces quicker and more punitive measures.

A controversial legal theory about the power state legislatures have over federal election rules has been backed by the conservative Honest Elections Project, which has filed multiple U.S. Supreme Court briefs on the topic, including one for a 2020 case about mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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This conservative group helped push a disputed election theory

The Honest Elections Project, a group that advocates for more restrictive voting laws, has helped push a legal theory — now at the Supreme Court — that could radically reshape federal elections.

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Biden's recent wins could give Democrats a boost heading into the midterms

The Inflation Reduction Act is a big win for the White House and the party, something that Democrats can talk about. "It gives you something to run on," says one Democratic strategist.

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New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 12

The best new albums out this week include Cheat Codes from Danger Mouse and Black Thought, a stunning debut from singer and TikTok phenom Bella Poarch, and Hudson Mohawke's Cry Sugar.

New Music Friday: The best releases out on Aug. 12

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Ransomware attacks are hitting small businesses. These are experts' top defense tips

Experts on the Ransomware Task Force issued a checklist to help small and medium-sized businesses prepare for, defend against, and recover from ransomware attacks.

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Why moving semiconductor chip manufacturing to the U.S. is so important

The CHIPS Act will allocate more than $50 billion to bring semiconductor chip manufacturing to the U.S. and away from its current production hub in East Asia.

Why Biden's plan to boost semiconductor chip manufacturing in the U.S. is so critical

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Fireflies outside Pine Plains, N.Y., in June 2021. "I still can't quite believe that I get to see things like this happen in real time/real life and then get to experience it in a completely new way, all over again, when the images get built," Mauney said. Pete Mauney for NPR hide caption

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These photos are shedding new light on how fireflies interact with the world

In the summer, from dusk until the moon rises, photographer Pete Mauney finds his photos' subjects along quiet stretches of highway, in hidden pockets of woods and under power lines.

These photos are shedding new light on how fireflies interact with the world

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Reagan Gaona stands beside the Unfillable Chair memorial in front of Santa Fe High School in Texas. The memorial is dedicated to the eight students and two teachers killed in a May 2018 shooting. To the left is a sign displaying solidarity with Uvalde, Texas, a city that experienced a similar school shooting in May 2022. Renuka Rayasam/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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4 years after a school shooting in a small Texas city, 'There is still a lot of pain'

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In 2018, a 17-year-old gunman killed 10 people at Santa Fe High School. But even with an influx of time and money for mental health services, the community is still struggling with grief and trauma.

While the U.S. military has used burn pits in other conflicts, one expert says they were exceptionally large in Iraq and Afghanistan. Scott Nelson/Getty Images hide caption

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What is the legacy of burn pits? For some Iraqis, it's a lifetime of problems

The PACT Act provides new access to services for American veterans struggling with the health effects of exposure to burn pits. But in Iraq, civilians who were exposed are still on their own.

What is the legacy of burn pits? For some Iraqis, it's a lifetime of problems

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Texas gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke called one campaign rally attendee a "motherf--" Thursday after the individual laughed during a discussion about mass shootings. Experts think this will both hurt and help the democrat, who likely took his language a little too far. Sergio Flores/Getty Images hide caption

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Weighing the pros and cons of Beto O'Rourke dropping an f-bomb on a heckler

Voters like to see a sense of authenticity in candidates, especially in Texas. But some experts say cursing and vulgar language in front of kids and the elderly more often than not crosses the line.

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