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A voter casts a mail-in ballot at a drop box in West Chester, Pa., prior to the June 2 primary election. Statewide, Pennsylvania saw a nearly 18-fold increase in mail-in voting in the primary compared with 2016. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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'Swing County, USA' Prepares For Unprecedented Influx Of Ballots By Mail

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A mural memorializes George Floyd is his hometown of Houston, where he was known as Big Floyd, and part of the city's hugely influential Screwed Up Click rap collective. Mark Felix/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Houston's Hip-Hop Scene Remembers George Floyd

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George Floyd: Friends And Family Remember His Life And Legacy

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The. Rev. Raphael G. Warnock, senior pastor of Atlanta's Ebenezer Baptist Church, speaks at a January 2019 service to remember the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy. Paras Griffin/Getty Images hide caption

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What The Civil Rights Movement Of The '60s Can Teach Atlanta Protesters Now

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The new year is a great time to break old habits and start new ones. This year, NPR's All Things Considered is trying to get our listeners interested in new hobbies and we need your help. Prakash Mathema/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Aid workers dish up rice and stew to refugees at the Gawilan camp in northern Iraq. The camp has accommodated nearly 2,000 new arrivals in the past month. Fatma Tanis/NPR hide caption

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Syrian Kurdish Refugees Say Kurdish Forces Tried To Prevent Them From Fleeing To Iraq

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Kemba's latest album, Gilda, is out now. Logan Poe/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Through Grief and Growing Pains, Kemba Creates 'Gilda'

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Andrea Bocelli (center) and his son, Matteo, attend the U.K. premiere of Disney's The Nutcracker And The Four Realms on Nov. 1, 2018, in London. Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney hide caption

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Andrea Bocelli Passes The Art Of Expressive Singing To His Son

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Flames are seen at the production facility of Saudi Aramco's Shaybah oilfield in May. Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters hide caption

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Saudi Arabia's Ambitious Economic Overhaul Hinges On Reducing Its Oil 'Addiction'

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Saudi women wait for their drivers outside a hotel in the Saudi capital Riyadh. Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hooking Up Gets Easier To Do In Saudi Arabia

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Jewelry shops in Riyadh could be among the businesses to feel the strain after a government edict to replace foreign workers with Saudi ones. Fayez Nureldine /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Saudi Arabian Businesses Struggle With Rule To Replace Foreign Workers With Locals

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Saudi women jog in the streets of Jeddah in March. The government is encouraging greater participation by women in sports. Amer Hilabi/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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'Culture Shock Within Their Own Country': Saudis Come To Grips With Swift Changes

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Lubna Olayan in her office at Olayan Financing Company in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in April. Fatma Tanis/NPR hide caption

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Lubna Olayan Broke Saudi Arabia's Glass Ceiling. Now She Wants More Women To Work

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The AMC cinema in Riyadh hosted the first film screening in more than three decades on April 18. Movie theaters open to the wider public next month after Saudi Arabia lifted a 35-year ban on cinemas as part of a far-reaching liberalization drive. Bandar Al-Jaloud/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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As Saudi Arabia's Cinema Ban Ends, Filmmakers Eye New Opportunities

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