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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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