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Protesters in Cuba face severe sentences as crackdown continues

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Author and Princeton Professor Imani Perry. Ecco hide caption

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Author Imani Perry explores the South to reveal the soul of America

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Keira D'Amato sets new American marathon record for women

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Public health experts say most of us will get COVID-19. What does that mean?

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Kun Kun catches up on some reading. Raúl Hernández hide caption

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Is your dog bilingual? A new study suggests their brains can tell languages apart

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2 years after the U.S. killed Iran's Qasem Soleimani, tensions remain

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A look back at attacks on voting rights in 2021 — and what could be next

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Tens of thousands are displaced in Brazil after weeks of flooding in Bahia state

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A woman prepares traditional Mexican piñatas for sale at a market in Acolman, Mexico state in 2017. Ronaldo Schemidt/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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In Mexico, piñatas are a Christmas essential full of history, art and treats

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Deqa Dhalac, who fled Mogadishu 31 years ago, recently became the first Somali-American mayor in the United States. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Deqa Dhalac is the first Somali-American mayor in the United States

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Piñatas: A staple in Christmas traditions

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A conversation with the country's 1st Somali-American mayor

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After the metal frames and baby coral are put in, the reefs are usually able to fully recover in two to three years' time. The coral above is one that has been restored three years after the reef stars were installed. Tim Lamont/University of Exeter hide caption

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Hear the new sounds that show life returning in these coral reefs

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How Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett could impact abortion rights

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Listeners remember loved ones lost to COVID-19, who will be missed at Thanksgiving

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