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Chelsea Isaacs sits on the couch in her RV with her 2-year-old twin daughters, Harper and Riley, and her mother, Kim Schwartz, on June 11 in Magalia, Calif. They have been living for almost a year in an RV after the Camp Fire destroyed their home in 2018. A month after their house burned down, Chelsea found out she was pregnant with a second set of twins with her partner, Noah. Rachel Bujalski for NPR hide caption

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This Thanksgiving season, thousands of cooks across the country will reach out to food help lines. One such service, the Butterball Turkey Talk Line, has 50 experts on call from early November through Christmas. Diana Haronis /Getty Images hide caption

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A man wearing a Stronger Than Hate yarmulke stands outside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, the site of a shooting that killed 11 worshippers in 2018. Anti-Semitic homicides in the U.S. reached their highest level ever as a result of the shooting. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Mike Lofgren, a former congressional staffer, wrote The Deep State in 2016. While the term is now widely in use, it's not in the way that Lofgren intended. He appears here on a PBS program hosted by commentator Bill Moyers. Moyers & Company/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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The Man Who Popularized The 'Deep State' Doesn't Like The Way It's Used

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A jury awarded Sgt. Keith Wildhaber nearly $20 million in a discrimination lawsuit against the St. Louis County Police Department. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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This year the Drug Enforcement Administration is accepting electronic vaping devices (provided any lithium ion batteries are removed) during its annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day event. Lane Turner/The Boston Globe/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters of gun control measures gather at the Legislative Office Building in Concord, N.H., in August, to urge Republican Gov. Chris Sununu to act after mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. Michael Casey/AP hide caption

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Astronauts Christina Koch (right) and Jessica Meir pose for a photo on the International Space Station on Oct. 4. NASA moved up the first all-female spacewalk because of a power system failure at the space station. NASA via AP hide caption

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