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Former Vice President Joe Biden addresses a Planned Parenthood Action Fund candidate forum in June 2019 in Columbia, S.C. The group declined to back a candidate during the Democratic primaries but announced its support for Biden on Monday. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Planned Parenthood Backs Biden, Seeing A 'Life And Death Election' Ahead

Planned Parenthood Action Fund endorses former Vice President Joe Biden despite a mixed record on abortion rights. To support Democrats, the group is boosting spending by 50% over the 2016 campaign.

On June 12, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (center) signs into law a package of police accountability measures that received new backing after the killing of George Floyd. Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP hide caption

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New York Gov. Cuomo: Now Is The Time For 'Fundamental Redefinition' Of Policing

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The Journey Tom Misch

Former Vice President Joe Biden addresses a Planned Parenthood Action Fund candidate forum in June 2019 in Columbia, S.C. The group declined to back a candidate during the Democratic primaries but announced its support for Biden on Monday. Logan Cyrus/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Planned Parenthood Backs Biden, Seeing A 'Life And Death Election' Ahead

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Paramedics from the San Antonio Fire Department set up swabbing stations in a suburban nursing home's parking lot as part of the massive state intervention to stop the spread of infections in Texas nursing homes. John Burnett/NPR hide caption

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Texas Calls In A Strike Force To Try To Slow Coronavirus Spread In Nursing Homes

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Insight I Julien Marchal
Okay Holy Ghost!

Tents are visible behind wire fences last month near buildings of the Federal Medical Center prison in Fort Worth, Texas. Hundreds of inmates inside the facility reportedly have tested positive for the coronavirus, and several have died. LM Otero/AP hide caption

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As COVID-19 Spreads In Prisons, Lockdowns Spark Fear Of More Solitary Confinement

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Mary (Instrumental) agnes obel
Pretty Stars Bill Frisell
I'm With Polly City of the Sun
Starry Night Peggy Gou
DNA Akira Kosemura
Swimming, Tuesday Chris Brokaw

LA Times Executive Editor Norman Pearlstine (right) listens to Lawrence O'Donnell at the 2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books in April 2019. Sarah Morris/Getty Images hide caption

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Rancor Erupts In 'LA Times' Newsroom Over Race, Equity And Protest Coverage

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I Can Feel It Humming The Flashbulb
Never Too Much Luther Vandross
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India, Eva, and Alex Drummond ride the chair lift up to Eva's graduation ceremony. India Drummond/courtesy of India Drummond hide caption

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Ski Town Grads Ride The Chairlift To Collect Their Diplomas

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IshOnSax Hidden Spheres
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