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NPR Music critic Ann Powers writes that Adele's new album, 30, "engages with the world — through lyrics that trade adolescent romanticism for genuine self-examination." Her new album, 30, is out now. Simon Emmett/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Adele talks coming back to Earth at '30'

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Writer Anne Helen Petersen says that on the other side of the pandemic, there's a chance work will rotate more around people's lives instead of the other way around. Maskot/Getty Images hide caption

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As companies look to bring remote workers back to the office, a writer asks: Why?

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Friday

Country singer Mickey Guyton released her latest album, Remember Her Name, on Sept. 24. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording A hide caption

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On Debut Album, Mickey Guyton Remembers Her Name

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Saturday

Migrants walk across the Rio Grande River carrying food and other supplies back to a makeshift encampment under the International Bridge in Del Rio, Texas, on Friday. Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images hide caption

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Sunday

A sign for Zoom Video Communications is pictured ahead of the company's Nasdaq IPO in New York in 2019. The company has agreed to a preliminary settlement in a privacy lawsuit. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Tuesday

Melvin and his son, Nestor, were one family that was separated under former President Trump's zero-tolerance immigration policy. Nestor says he would have frequent nightmares about the separation. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Resilience and Innovation: An Alt.Latino Podcast Extra En Español

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Melvin y su hijo Néstor, fueron una de las familias separadas bajo la política de cero tolerancia de la administración del Presidente Trump. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Separados en la frontera: padre e hijo están reunidos, pero los obstáculos persisten.

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Tuesday

Melvin and his son Néstor were one family that was separated under former President Donald Trump's zero tolerance immigration policy. Néstor says he would have frequent nightmares about the separation. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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Separated At The Border, A Father Reunites With His Son. But Struggles Remain

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Tuesday

Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, reopened to the public for the first time since 2018 on Tuesday. The Virginia mansion where Robert E. Lee once lived underwent a rehabilitation that includes an increased emphasis on those who were enslaved there. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial, Reckons With Its History Of Slavery

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Saturday

A chicken looks for food with her chicks June 3, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning people to refrain from snuggling with backyard poultry, citing concerns about spreading salmonella. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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The Metropolitan Correctional Center, which is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, stands in lower Manhattan. A proposed deal would allow two guards to avoid incarceration for allegedly falsifying documents to conceal that they did not make the required checks on Jeffrey Epstein the night he died. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Sunday

Wreckage from a capsized boat washes ashore at Cabrillo National Monument near where a boat capsized off the San Diego coast Sunday. Authorities say four people were killed and two dozen others injured. Denis Poroy/AP hide caption

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Protesters chant for Ohio state troopers and Columbus police to take a knee with them in solidarity on the Ohio Statehouse steps on June 1, 2020, in Columbus. A federal judge has ordered Columbus police to stop using force against nonviolent protesters. Matthew Hatcher/Getty Images hide caption

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Thursday

Senate Sergeant-at-Arms Karen Gibson attends the service for slain U.S. Capitol Officer William "Billy" Evans, as his remains lie in honor in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday. Tom Williams/POOL/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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New Senate Sergeant-At-Arms Wants To Keep Capitol Secure And Open To The Public

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Saturday

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee speaks to reporters on Jan. 19, 2021, in Nashville, Tenn. Lee has signed into law a bill that bans transgender athletes from participating in girls' sports. Mark Humphrey/AP hide caption

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Smoke rises from burning tires on Saturday as demonstrators gather in Thakeyta Township, Yangon, to continue their protest against the military coup in Myanmar. Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Friday

New York's new Excelsior Pass will help New Yorkers share vaccination and COVID-19 negative statuses with entertainment venues and other businesses. New York State hide caption

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People wait in line to fill propane tanks on Feb. 17 in Houston. Power grid problems left millions weathering conditions in the dark in uninsulated homes, intensifying the Texas winter storm's deadliness. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Saturday

Tayshia Adams appears at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles on Nov. 22, 2020. She will co-host The Bachelorette with Kaitlyn Bristowe, Warner Horizon and ABC Entertainment announced. Chris Pizzello/Invision hide caption

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Protesters against last month's military coup hold a candlelight rally in Yangon, Myanmar, on Saturday. More than 70 people have been killed by security forces since the military overthrew the country's fragile democracy six weeks ago, a United Nations official says. AP hide caption

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