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In this May 2024 image provided by Garry Kozak, remains of what experts believe to be is a 10-seat Jet Commander aircraft that disappeared in 1971 rest on the floor of Lake Champlain off Juniper Island, Vt. Garry Kozak/AP hide caption

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A jet missing since 1971 has been found at the bottom of Vermont's Lake Champlain

The corporate jet disappeared shortly after departing the Burlington airport for Providence, R.I., on Jan. 27, 1971. At least 17 searches since then had turned up nothing.

A new study looks at the roles that African and European genetic ancestries can play in Black Americans' risk for some brain disorders. TEK Image/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption

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African ancestry genes may be linked to Black Americans' risk for some brain disorders

A new genomic analysis hints at why African Americans face a higher risk of Alzheimer’s and stroke, but a lower risk of Parkinson’s.

African ancestry genes may be linked to Black Americans' risk for some brain disorders

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The Rev. James Lawson, an architect of the Civil Rights Movement who preached nonviolent protest, has died. He's shown here speaking to union workers in 2011 on the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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The Rev. James Lawson, key architect of the Civil Rights Movement, dies at 95

Martin Luther King Jr. called civil rights pioneer, the Rev. James Lawson, the leading theorist and strategist of nonviolence.

LAWSON, JAMES

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Previous issues of The Prison Mirror are seen at Stillwater Correctional Facility on Friday, May 10, 2024, in Stillwater, Minn. Kerem Yücel | MPR News hide caption

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This prison newspaper has been publishing for more than a century

A newspaper in a Minnesota prison began publishing more than a century ago. The paper covers prison life and gives its writers purpose. It’s one of around two dozen similar publications nationwide.

Prison Newspaper

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A proposed new rule would ban medical debt from credit reports. Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images hide caption

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The Biden administration announces a plan for removing medical debt from credit reports

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released proposed federal regulations that would prevent unpaid medical bills from being counted on consumers’ credit reports.

Medical debt announcement

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Hunter Biden, President Biden's son, departs from the J. Caleb Boggs Federal Building on Monday in Wilmington, Del., after jurors began deliberations in his trial on felony gun charges. Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images hide caption

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Hunter Biden is found guilty on all counts

This was the first of two cases against Hunter Biden brought by a Justice Department special counsel. Biden also faces tax charges in a separate prosecution scheduled to go to trial in September.

Survivors of the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting share their thoughts on high school graduation before a rally against gun violence on Friday, June 7, 2024 in Newtown, Conn. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston) Bryan Woolston/AP hide caption

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Sandy Hook survivors to graduate with mixed emotions without 20 of their classmates

About 60 of the 330 kids graduating from Newtown High School will also be carrying the emotional burden of knowing that many of their former classmates won't get to walk across the stage with them.

People gather around four American educators from an Iowa university, who were reportedly stabbed in a public park, according to the U.S. media and U.S. government officials, in Jilin City, Jilin province, China, in this still image taken from a video obtained by Reuters and released on June 10, 2024. Reuters hide caption

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China arrests a man in connection to the stabbings of 4 U.S. college instructors

The four instructors from a college in Iowa were injured in a rare stabbing attack in a public park in China.

Four children under the age of 3 were poisoned — one fatally — by opioids at a day care in the Bronx, N.Y. Here, a "trap," a hidden compartment holding drugs under the day care's floor, is seen in an image from a Drug Enforcement Administration affidavit. Official say a search turned up fentanyl and drug-processing equipment at the day care. Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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In a deadly day care fentanyl case in NYC, 2 men plead guilty in a 1-year-old's overdose

Before calling 911, officials said, day care operator Grei Mendez called her husband, Felix Herrera Garcia, who has now pleaded guilty to federal charges. A 1-year-old died from drugs at the facility.

Coffee shop owner Chiu Sih-chi looks at his cellphone in Taiwan in March 2023. Few people pay attention to their breathing while using screens, resulting in shallower, more frequent breathes that send a stress signal to the brain. Huizhong Wu/AP hide caption

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From Body Electric

Screen apnea: What happens to our breath when we type, tap, scroll

Our breath is essential for our health, but when we work in front of screens, proper breathing habits tend to go out the window. Here's a guide for retraining your breath ... even while you scroll.

Astronaut Wendy B. Lawrence was aboard the the Space Shuttle Endeavour for the STS-67/ASTRO-2 mission when it launched March 2nd, 1995. NASA hide caption

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Astronaut Wendy B. Lawrence was aboard the the Space Shuttle Endeavour for the STS-67/ASTRO-2 mission when it launched March 2nd, 1995.

Astronaut Wendy B. Lawrence was aboard the the Space Shuttle Endeavour for the STS-67/ASTRO-2 mission when it launched March 2nd, 1995.

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From the physics of g-force to weightlessness: How it feels to launch into space

We kickoff our series Space Camp with a look at space launches. What does hurtling into space feel like? What physics are involved? And what's the "junk" in Earth's orbit?

From the physics of g-force to weightlessness: How it feels to launch into space

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Mountain View High School will soon be known by its former name, Stonewall Jackson High School. The Shenandoah County School Board voted 5-1 to once again honor the Confederate general, whose name was originally attached to the school during the battle over racial segregation. Google Maps/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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The Virginia NAACP sues a school board that restored Confederate names

Plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit filed in Virginia include students who say they don't want to be forced to glorify or represent historical figures who fought to maintain slavery and white supremacy.

Eminem, performing here during the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show at SoFi Stadium in 2022, returns to the top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 chart this week with "Houdini." Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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The top songs of the week take a nostalgia trip, courtesy of Eminem

For a seventh straight week, Taylor Swift’s The Tortured Poets Department rules the Billboard 200. On the singles chart, Eminem references both the Steve Miller Band and his own past glory.

TIKTOK 50 CHART

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