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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s independent presidential campaign has drawn supporters who don't see themselves represented by Democrats or Republicans. Although he likely won't win the 2024 presidential election, who shows up to vote for him could help determine if President Biden or Former President Donald Trump do. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON / AFP) (Photo by JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images) JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images/AFP hide caption

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RFK's voters know they're not electing the next president. They're with him anyway

The winner of this year's presidential race could be decided by who shows up to support independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. -- and who that means they aren't voting for.

RFK's voters know they're not electing the next president. They're with him anyway

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Supporters of presidential candidate Xóchitl Gálvez shout her name at her campaign rally in Los Reyes la Paz just outside of Mexico City, on Wednesday, May 29, 2024. Mexico's general election is set for June 2. Fernando Llano/AP hide caption

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Violence clouds the last day of campaigning before Sunday's elections in Mexico

Some 27 candidates, mostly running for mayor or town councils, have been killed so far this year. But criminals have taken to mass shootings rather than targeted attacks as they have in the past.

A recent Russian space launch placed a satellite onto the same orbital plane as a U.S. satellite, the Pentagon says. Here, a Soyuz-2.1a rocket booster with the Soyuz MS-24 spacecraft sits at the launch pad at the Russian-leased Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan last September. September 15. Andrey Borodulin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What to know about the 'space weapon' the U.S. says Russia recently launched

The U.S. accusation, which Russia denies, raises questions about how a satellite might be used as a weapon in low Earth orbit and how close the two countries are to developing such a military tool.

Wymon Johnson, poses for a portrait at his residence in Bakersfield, Calif. Johnson is currently renting a room from a friend while he is waiting for long term housing through the Kern County Housing Authority. Alyson Aliano for NPR/Alyson Aliano hide caption

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They sacrificed to care for family and ended up on the street

Many people lose income when they become caregivers for a family member. Some even end up losing their home.

Trump supporters and their opponents spar outside of the criminal court where the former president is on trial on Wednesday in New York City. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump verdict would likely move only a small number of votes, poll finds

A guilty or not-guilty verdict wouldn't change many voters minds, but it could make a difference for a smaller, crucial group of voters this election.

Trump verdict would likely move only a small number of votes, poll finds

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Minnesota forward Michela Cava, middle right, celebrates with defender Abby Cook, right, and teammates after scoring during the second period of a PWHL hockey game against Montreal, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2024, in St. Paul, Minn. Cook was part of the newly launched Professional Women's Hockey League's first trade, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024. Abbie Parr/AP hide caption

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Minnesota becomes the inaugural champion of the Professional Women's Hockey League

The trophy was presented to the team by tennis legend Billie Jean King, who is a founding advisory board member for the league, which currently has six teams.

Hurricane Lee crosses the Atlantic Ocean in 2023. The National Hurricane Center predicts at least 8 hurricanes are expected to form in the Atlantic this year. Handout/Getty Images/NOAA via Getty Images hide caption

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Forecasters predict another sweltering summer. Are we ready?

It's already been so hot that 2024 is guaranteed to be one of the five hottest years ever recorded. As another sweltering summer approaches, the potential for climate-fueled disasters comes with it.

Satchel Paige of the Monarchs talks with Josh Gibson of the Homestead Grays before a game in Kansas City in 1941. Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics, Getty Images hide caption

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The Negro Leagues are officially part of MLB history — with the records to prove it

The MLB incorporated the statistics of some 2,300 Black athletes who played in the segregated Negro Leagues between 1920 and 1948, making the late Josh Gibson its new all-time batting leader.

Triptych of Taylor Swift, Mona Lisa and Beyoncé. Andrew Dias Nobreafp via Getty Images; Thomas Coexafp via Getty Images; Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy./AFP hide caption

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What's the recipe for fame? For one, you need more than talent

Why is the Mona Lisa the most famous painting in the world? Why are The Beatles, well, The Beatles? Behavioral economist Cass Sunstein explores the alchemy of fame.

Scottie Scheffler speaks during a news conference after the second round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Valhalla Golf Club, in Louisville, Ky., on May 17. Criminal charges against Scheffler have been dismissed, ending a legal saga that began with images of the world’s top male golfer being arrested and handcuffed. Matt York/AP hide caption

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Criminal charges are dropped against top-ranked golfer Scottie Scheffler

Scheffler was charged with assaulting a police officer with his vehicle in Louisville, Ky., during the PGA Championship. The golfer has said he misunderstood the commands coming from traffic officers.

Giant Panda Tian Tian rests in its enclosure at the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 7, 2023, on the final day of viewing before returning to China. All three of the zoo's pandas left for China, bringing at least a temporary end to a decades-old connection between the cuddly animal and the U.S. capital. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Giant Pandas are returning to D.C.'s National Zoo

National Zoo officials say D.C. will get two new adolescent pandas by the end of the year. The last bears departed in November, bound for China on a FedEx cargo plane, with no agreement in place to secure a new pair.

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