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With six conservative justices, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with a Catholic group in its dispute with the city of Philadelphia over LGBTQ couples and foster care. Erin Schaff/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Rules Catholic Group Doesn't Have To Consider LGBTQ Foster Parents

The decision marks a triumph for a new brand of conservatism on the court, which is putting the Constitution's guarantee to the free exercise of religion at the highest level of protection.

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Snapchat Ends 'Speed Filter' That Critics Say Encouraged Reckless Driving

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At their summit in Geneva on Wednesday, President Biden told Russian leader Vladimir Putin that the U.S. would strike back if it keeps getting hit with cyberattacks. "Responsible countries need to take action against criminals who conduct ransomware activities on their territory," Biden said. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Biden Tells Putin To Crack Down On Ransomware. What Are The Odds He Will?

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Bowman's congressional campaign had the backing of prominent left-leaning Democrats like Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, and the support of the progressive group Justice Democrats. Eslah Attar for NPR hide caption

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How A Former NYC Principal Is Trying To Make Congress Work For His Community

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With six conservative justices, the U.S. Supreme Court sided with a Catholic group in its dispute with the city of Philadelphia over LGBTQ couples and foster care. Erin Schaff/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Rules Catholic Group Doesn't Have To Consider LGBTQ Foster Parents

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The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly difficult for unpaid caregivers, with many reporting symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression. Portra Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Unpaid Caregivers Were Already Struggling. It's Only Gotten Worse During The Pandemic

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Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in Paris in Jan. 2020. Christophe Archambault/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Directs Fiery Essay At Former Student — And Cancel Culture

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