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Jenna Fournel and Leal Abbatiello, 14, pose for a portrait at their home in Alexandria, Va. on April 30, 2022. Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, Fournel and her son expanded their garden and began harvesting and giving away produce for free to their community. Eric Lee for NPR hide caption

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When her son died, a woman turned to gardening. Now, she feeds her entire community

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How one woman turned her grief into nourishment for her community

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What an election in Slovenia could mean for Europe

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Trevor Reed came back home, but Paul Whelan is still imprisoned in Russia

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Pandemic staffing crisis leaves adult care facilities scrambling for support

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Ronan Farrow on investigating the world's most notorious spyware company: NSO Group

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Mexican Pizza, beloved by South Asian Americans, is coming back to Taco Bell

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A former Israeli prime minister went to jail — where he wrote a memoir

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Deputy Treasury Secretary Wally Adeyemo says the bureau needs more funding to increase staffing and update technology to better serve Americans in the tax filing process. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The IRS misses billions in uncollected tax each year. Here's why

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Alvin Carter, a school bus driver and custodian in Skokie, Ill., has become a reliable source of joy for the children he drives and his community. Helen Wei hide caption

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How a school bus driver in Illinois has brought joy to his community for decades

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Money from fossil fuels is directly financing Russia's invasion of Ukraine, a leading climate scientist says. Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Russia's invasion of Ukraine is a fossil fuel war, climate scientist says

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Gov. Abbott's order for truck inspections is all an unnecessary PR stunt, critics say

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Veteran school bus driver has brought joy to children and the community for decades

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Red Cross prepares for the worst in eastern Ukraine

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Dr. Anthony Fauci talks about vaccine efficacy and second boosters

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