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Spending quality time with kids and listening deeply to them is one way to help them tame anxiety. Here Mariano Noesi and Maryam Jernigan-Noesi play with their 4-year-old son Carter. Jernigan-Noesi is a child psychologist. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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Kids Feel Pandemic Stress Too. Here's How To Help Them Thrive

For children, the distress shows itself in difficult moods, stomachaches or even regression to behaviors from earlier childhood. Here are seven ideas to help anxious kids feel better.

An angry and frustrated crowd of about 1,500 people call for the resignation of Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney and Richmond Police Chief Will Smith on June 2 outside of City Hall. Regina H. Boone/Richmond Free Press hide caption

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Richmond, Va., Photographer Watches Familiar Anger Resurface In Recent Protests

Regina Boone has been documenting the protests against Confederate statues for the Richmond Free Press. As the daughter of the paper's Black founders, she says, "This is not a new story for us."

Richmond, Va., Photographer Watches Familiar Anger Resurface In Recent Protests

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A U.N.-supported shelter center in Idlib de-escalation zone hosted the disabled, children and elderly before it was evacuated due to the Assad regime and Russia attacks in January. Kusay Sibib/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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At The U.N., Russia Forces Reduced Access For Aid To Syrians

Aid groups warn that civilians are in danger, as a humanitarian assistance program that funnels supplies to displaced Syrians in areas outside government control is whittled down yet again.

Rescue teams examine the wreckage of a Ukrainian airliner shot down shortly after take-off in the Iranian capital Tehran on Jan. 8. Iran says a tragic series of mistakes led to the missile strike. Akbar Tavakoli/IRNA/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian Report Details Chain Of Mistakes In Shooting Down Ukrainian Passenger Plane

A missile operator who didn't properly calibrate his radar system fired on the Ukrainian passenger plane without authorization, Iran says. All 176 people on board were killed on Jan. 8.

Facing a heavy burden from trade and the coronavirus, "Iowa's just in a position to be in maybe more ready than other states to make a change" in November, says pollster J. Ann Selzer. Clay Masters/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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You Haven't Heard The Last Of Iowa This Election Cycle

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After disastrous caucuses earlier this year, both Republicans and Democrats are giving the state a lot of attention and money in the run-up to November.

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At least 26 Mississippi legislators have tested positive for the coronavirus after working at the Capitol, often without observing social distancing or wearing face masks. Rory Doyle/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Outbreak Hits Mississippi Legislature

At least 26 members of Mississippi's legislature have tested positive for COVID-19. After lawmakers returned to session in May, safety precautions at the Capitol gradually slipped.

Bullhorns are seen during a demonstration in front of the Supreme Court on June 29. The court had a momentous term with cases ranging from President Trump's financial records to immigration and abortion. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term

From abortion to religion and immigration, the recent court term featured just about every flashpoint in American law. Here are the highlights, including the influence of Chief Justice John Roberts.

A Powerful Chief And Unexpected Splits: 6 Takeaways From The Supreme Court Term

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, composer and creator of the award-winning Broadway musical, Hamilton. History's Alexander Hamilton was at the center of the push to create an Electoral College. Carlos Giusti/AP hide caption

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Hamilton, In Fiction And History, Is Key To Understanding The Electoral College

When the Supreme Court ruled this past week on "faithless electors," Alexander Hamilton's name appeared five times. But the story is a little more complicated than that told by the Broadway show.

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