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Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association, stands onstage during the NRA's annual meeting in Indianapolis on April 26, 2019. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Investigations

Secret Recording Reveals NRA's Legal Troubles Have Cost The Organization $100 Million

The CEO of the National Rifle Association says legal troubles have cost the powerful gun rights group $100 million, according to a recording of the group's board meeting obtained by NPR.

Health

CDC Director Shares Plan On Contact Tracing

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CDC Director Shares Plan On Contact Tracing

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Sweet Farm animal sanctuary in Half Moon Bay, Calif., is offering Goat 2 Meeting: a virtual visit to meet the farm's animals. Pictured is Juno the goat. InkPoetry/Courtesy of Sweet Farm hide caption

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Coronavirus Updates

Goat 2 Meeting: For Your Next Video Call, Invite A Farm Animal

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Goat 2 Meeting: For Your Next Video Call, Invite A Farm Animal

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On her self-titled debut album, Rina Sawayama borrows from all corners of the pop world to explore depression, her fight to preserve her Japanese heritage and the legacy of family strife. Hendrik Schneider/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rina Sawayama Embraces The Pain On Her Beautifully Messy Debut

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Sol Gringlas and his grandson, Sam, a producer for All Things Considered. Leonard Gringlas hide caption

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Leonard Gringlas

A Holocaust Survivor's Celebration Of Liberation Day Is Colored By Coronavirus

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Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association, stands onstage during the NRA's annual meeting in Indianapolis on April 26, 2019. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Secret Recording Reveals NRA's Legal Troubles Have Cost The Organization $100 Million

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Co-founder Martin Pichinson stands behind a window at Sherwood Partners, which helps shut down startups in financial trouble. Jessica Pons for NPR hide caption

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The 'Undertaker Of Silicon Valley' Stays Busy As Startups Lay Off Thousands

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What Happened Today: New Aid Bill Passes Senate, Economy Questions

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Philosophy Professor Helps To Solve Ethical Problems During Lockdown

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Health Crisis Is Taking Emotional And Mental Toll On Health Care Workers

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Health Crisis Is Taking Mental Toll On Health Care Workers, Continued

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How To Get Estate Documents In Order During The Pandemic

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