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Steven Roberts holds a copy of his book Cokie: A Life Well Lived at his home in Bethesda, Md. The process of writing that book, he says, has helped him feel like he gets to spend more time with his wife. Xueying Chang/NPR hide caption

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A new book captures Cokie Roberts and her 'Life Well Lived'

At the 2019 funeral for longtime NPR journalist Cokie Roberts, her husband, Steven, told personal stories about their life together. There were still more to tell, so he dove into writing about them.

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday on whether the federal government can sue Texas over its controversial law that bans most abortions. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Novel Texas abortion case is back at the Supreme Court

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Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate Glenn Youngkin casts his ballot early, in September. Youngkin has walked a tight rope on voting issues ahead of Tuesday's election. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Republicans want more eyes on election workers. Experts worry about their intent

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Steven Roberts holds a copy of his book Cokie: A Life Well Lived at his home in Bethesda, Md. The process of writing that book, he says, has helped him feel like he gets to spend more time with his wife. Xueying Chang/NPR hide caption

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A new book captures Cokie Roberts and her 'Life Well Lived'

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A new book captures Cokie Roberts and her 'Life Well Lived'

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Kyle Rittenhouse looks back at the gallery in the courtroom as the room is let go for an afternoon break at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., on Nov. 1, 2021. Rittenhouse, an aspiring police officer, shot two people to death and wounded a third during a night of anti-racism protests in Kenosha last year. Sean Krajacic/AP hide caption

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America Reckons With Racial Injustice

Jury seated for trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, who shot and killed 2 protesters

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Jury seated for trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, who shot and killed 2 protesters

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