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The Supreme Court, which begins its new term Monday, is confronting cases related to the election, the Affordable Care Act and religious rights, among others. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Election And A Fresh Obamacare Challenge Loom Over New Supreme Court Term

The new term, which begins Monday, will see eight justices, not the usual nine. And because of COVID-19, once again the justices will gather by telephone hookup to hear the arguments.

Danielle Renzulli, owner of 12 Steps Down Bar in Philadelphia, poses by the tables she has set up in what used to be parking spots. She was expecting some negative reactions from neighbors, given how valuable parking is in the area, but to her surprise, she received no complaints. Hannah Yoon for NPR hide caption

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Street Food: Cities Turn Parking Spaces Into Dining Spots And No One Seems To Mind

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Alicia Keys and Hrishikesh Hirway in Netflix's new documentary series, Song Exploder — an adaptation of Hirway's popular podcast. Matt Sayles/Netflix hide caption

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Hrishikesh Hirway On Taking 'Song Exploder' To Netflix

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The Supreme Court, which begins its new term Monday, is confronting cases related to the election, the Affordable Care Act and religious rights, among others. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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The Election And A Fresh Obamacare Challenge Loom Over New Supreme Court Term

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An investigation by political appointees into Steve Herman, the Voice of America's White House bureau chief, for anti-Trump bias is the latest act that may break federal laws promising its journalistic independence. Voice of America hide caption

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VOA White House Reporter Investigated For Anti-Trump Bias By Political Appointees

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