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Three hurricanes form in the Atlantic in September 2018. Forecasters predict three to six major hurricanes during the 2020 season, which is above average. NOAA via AP hide caption

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Hurricane Season Will Be Above Average, NOAA Warns

Federal forecasters expect 3 to 6 major hurricanes during the 2020 hurricane season, which runs from June 1 to November 1. Rising seas and a warmer climate make storms of all sizes more damaging.

Three hurricanes form in the Atlantic in September 2018. Forecasters predict three to six major hurricanes during the 2020 season, which is above average. NOAA via AP hide caption

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Hurricane Season Will Be Above Average, NOAA Warns

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Hurricane Season Will Be Above Average, NOAA Warns

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Blood collection tubes sit in a rack on the first day of a free COVID-19 antibody testing event at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in DeLand, Fla., on May 4. Paul Hennessy/Echoes WIre/Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Getting An Antibody Test For The Coronavirus? Here's What It Won't Tell You

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Launched during the Great Depression, the unemployment insurance system has seen unprecedented strain during the coronavirus crisis. Olivier Douliery AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How A Decades-Old Unemployment Insurance System Is Measuring Up In The Pandemic

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How A Decades-Old Unemployment Insurance System Is Measuring Up In The Pandemic

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A couple years ago, Lyndsay Tucker started receiving texts and calls for Tesla and SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk. It seems AT&T randomly reassigned his old number to Tucker. She assures people she does not work for Musk or his companies. Jessica Chou for NPR hide caption

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She Gets Calls And Texts Meant For Elon Musk. Some Are Pretty Weird

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Rachel Portman was the first woman to win an Academy Award for best original score. Her latest album ask the river is her first not written for a film or stage production. Benjamin Ealovega/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Rachel Portman Steps Away From The Screen With 'Ask The River'

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