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The current Texas mail ballot envelope. At left, with NPR's added yellow highlight, is the section many voters missed to fill in required information. The section is hidden when the envelope flap is down. The new mail ballot envelope will have a red box around the section underneath the flap. Ashley Lopez/NPR hide caption

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How Texas officials and voting groups are trying to limit mail ballot rejections

Nearly 25,000 mail ballots were rejected for Texas' March primaries. Officials say a design issue with the ballot return envelope was most responsible for the rejections.

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Elif Batuman's sequel 'Either/Or' follows a young woman's sexual awakening

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Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu speaks Oct. 26 at the Globsec forum in Bratislava, Slovakia, during his visit to Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Vladimir Simicek/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ukraine's stand is a model for fighting a Chinese attack, Taiwan's top diplomat says

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The current Texas mail ballot envelope. At left, with NPR's added yellow highlight, is the section many voters missed to fill in required information. The section is hidden when the envelope flap is down. The new mail ballot envelope will have a red box around the section underneath the flap. Ashley Lopez/NPR hide caption

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How Texas officials and voting groups are trying to limit mail ballot rejections

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Cars pass destroyed Russian tanks from an earlier battle against Ukrainians in the village of Dmytrivka, close to Kyiv, Ukraine, on Monday. With Russian troops gone from the Kyiv region, life is returning to the city. But heavy fighting takes place daily in the east and the south of the country. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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Three months of war: Russia underachieves, Ukraine overachieves

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Eva, the hero dog, beats back a mountain lion that attacked her owner on a hike

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