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Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a press conference in 2018. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, donated hundreds of millions of dollars to local election officials leading up to the 2020 election. Bertrand Guay/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Elections

Private funding saved the 2020 election. Now, some GOP-led states are banning it

One study found that the U.S. government spends as much maintaining parking facilities across the country as it does running elections.

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Daddy Yankee, a reggaeton 'leyenda,' retires

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Daddy Yankee, a reggaeton 'leyenda,' retires

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Aleksii Simchenko welds together pieces of scrap steel to make a set of plates for body armor. Becky Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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Ukraine invasion — explained

In Ukraine, volunteers are making body armor from old cars

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In Ukraine, volunteers are making body armor from old cars

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Faris Ajluni (right) and Jose Nazario pose in their vests in downtown San Francisco. Bobby Allyn/NPR hide caption

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The Patagonia vest endures in San Francisco tech circles, despite ridicule

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Dr. Michael Morbius aims to cure himself of a debilitating illness, but ends up infecting himself with vampirism. Sony Pictures hide caption

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Jared Leto is Marvel's bat-man in the vampiric 'Morbius'

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Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a press conference in 2018. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, donated hundreds of millions of dollars to local election officials leading up to the 2020 election. Bertrand Guay/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Private funding saved the 2020 election. Now, some GOP-led states are banning it

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The business model of luxury ski areas is again under scrutiny as the perils of climate change take hold in the Rocky Mountains. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Will skiing survive? Resorts struggle through a winter of climate and housing woes

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