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Sergio Arau (center) poses with fellow Botellita de Jerez bandmates. They were one of the most influential groups in the '80s after rock re-emerged in Mexico following 15 years of censorship and repression. Lourdes Grobet hide caption

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'Rompan Todo' Explores A Turbulent History Of Latin America Through Rock Music

Rompan Todo is a new Netflix six-part documentary series that explores the socio-political history of rock music in Latin America from its genesis in the 1960s to the present.

For the past 150 years, Cizhong Church in southwestern Yunnan province has been home to one of China' rare Catholic communities. Amy Cheng/NPR hide caption

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In One Of China's Rare Catholic Communities, Christmas Is A Colorful Mix Of Customs

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The image depicts the coronavirus binding to a human cell. The variant identified in the United Kingdom has a mutation known to increase how tightly the virus binds to human cells. Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library via Getty Images hide caption

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How Worried Should We Be About The New U.K. Coronavirus Variant?

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Sergio Arau (center) poses with fellow Botellita de Jerez bandmates. They were one of the most influential groups in the '80s after rock re-emerged in Mexico following 15 years of censorship and repression. Lourdes Grobet hide caption

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'Rompan Todo' Explores A Turbulent History Of Latin America Through Rock Music

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The Federal Election Commission, which regulates campaign finance law, has not been able to meet since July and is now facing a backlog of work. Caroline Amenabar/NPR; 401(K) 2012/Flickr hide caption

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The Federal Election Commission Can Finally Meet Again. And It Has A Big Backlog

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