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U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona visits White Plains High School in White Plains, N.Y., on April 22. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

Students Need To Be In Classrooms, With Masks, This Fall, Education Secretary Says

Students learn best in classrooms, U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona tells NPR — but "we have to make sure that we're following mitigation strategies."

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The Japanese Public Begins To Embrace The Tokyo Olympics

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Randy Thomas, former executive vice president of Exodus International, denounces the group's actions and "conversion therapy" as a whole in the Netflix documentary Pray Away. Netflix hide caption

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Former 'Ex-Gay' Leaders Denounce 'Conversion Therapy' In A New Documentary

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U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona visits White Plains High School in White Plains, N.Y., on April 22. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Students Need To Be In Classrooms, With Masks, This Fall, Education Secretary Says

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Members of the 40+ Double Dutch Club gather regularly to jump rope and connect with other women. 40+ Double Dutch Club hide caption

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Women Are Gathering To Jump Rope And Make Connections In The 40+ Double Dutch Club

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Safiya Kitwana lives in Lithonia, Ga., and is facing eviction. She lost work during the pandemic. She's a single mom with two teenage sons. But, at least in her case, things just took a turn for the better. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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Without The CDC's Eviction Ban, Millions Could Quickly Lose Their Homes

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Carli Lloyd of the U.S. women's soccer team looks dejected after Monday's defeat in the semifinal match against Canada at the Tokyo Olympics. Francois Nel/Getty Images hide caption

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The U.S. Women's Soccer Team Has Lost Its Shot At The Gold Medal

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