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Can't Stop Worrying? Try Tetris To Ease Your Mind

There could be an upside to your phone addiction. Games like Tetris can reduce anxiety, according to new research. So if you've got Election Day jitters, go ahead and launch that app.

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Can't Stop Worrying? Try Tetris To Ease Your Mind

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross listens to President Trump at the White House in March. Ross' decision to add a question about U.S. citizenship status to the 2020 census sparked six lawsuits from dozens of states, cities and other groups that want the question removed. Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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How The 2020 Census Citizenship Question Ended Up In Court

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Muslims Hope To 'Wake Up' At The Ballot Box This Year

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