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Pop Culture Happy Hour

'Mrs. America': A Star-Studded Cast Puts The ERA In The Spotlight

The Hulu series Mrs. America follows the epic battle between Phyllis Schlafly on one side and a battery of 1970s feminist activists on the other.

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Stanford medical student Thomas Koehnkz takes a blood sample from Alan Wessel of Mountain View, Calif., for a coronavirus antibody study. Ray Chavez/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images hide caption

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Antibody Tests For Coronavirus Can Miss The Mark

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'Mrs. America': A Star-Studded Cast Puts The ERA In The Spotlight

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Mind Playing Tricks Ghostface Killah & BadBadNotGood

When Lex Frieden broke his hip, a Texas hospital decided against an operation. Frieden, a quadriplegic since 1967, would never walk, so the surgery wasn't necessary, the doctors reasoned, a decision that left him with lasting pain. Mack Taylor / Houston METRO hide caption

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People With Disabilities Fear Pandemic Will Worsen Medical Biases

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Everything Comes to an End Of Water
Any Given Place Of Water

If a natural disaster hits during the COVID-19 pandemic, evacuation shelters like this one in California would be dangerous. Agencies are planning for alternatives. Hector Mata/AP hide caption

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'Hope Isn't A Strategy.' How To Prepare For A Natural Disaster During COVID-19

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S.C. Senator Says Getting COVID-19 Information To African Americans Will 'Save Lives'

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