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Anti-abortion rights activists demonstrate at the Supreme Court in Washington on Oct. 5. The court's new conservative supermajority puts the fate of Roe v. Wade in doubt. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court's New Supermajority: What It Means For Roe v. Wade

There are two schools of thought: either the right to abortion will be systemically hollowed out, leaving it a right on paper only, or Roe will be overturned.

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Amid Health Care Worker Shortage, LA Mayor Presses For Faster Vaccine Rollout

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Supreme Court's New Supermajority: What It Means For Roe v. Wade

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Love Lost The Temper Trap
Aquarian Grizzly Bear
A Pink Sunset For No One Noveller
Pack Yr Romantic Mind Stereolab

Gary Carden, 63, has owned and managed Nespelem's only tavern for about 25 years. Earlier this year, he spent a month in the hospital with COVID-19. Eilis O'Neill/Eilis O'Neill hide caption

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'Last Little Hurrah' Thwarts Tribe's Effort To Keep COVID-19 Off Reservation

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Basements (Instrumental) Frank Waln
I Don't Mind James Brown

In Matt de la Peña's Love, a child comes downstairs to find the whole family gathered around the television. "When you ask what happened, they answer with silence and shift between you and the screen." In Love, de la Peña couches fearful moments in the context of love and protection. Text copyright © 2018 Matt de la Peña Illustrations copyright © 2018 Loren Long G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers hide caption

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G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers

Struggling To Discuss Tough Topics With A Kid? Here Are Books That Might Help

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Before Telling Dragons Karl Blau
He Would Have Laughed [For Jimmy Lee Lindsey Jr.] Deerhunter

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