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Mary Rich, shown with her husband, Joel, at their home in Omaha, Neb., says self-promoters they trusted to help solve the killing of their son took advantage of them. "You're a total sucker," Mary Rich says. "I think every day: Who's going to bug us? What's coming at us? I will always think that." Walker Pickering for NPR hide caption

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Untangling Disinformation

Seth Rich's killing was exploited on Fox News and online. His parents are fed up

Seth Rich's killing brought incalculable loss to Joel and Mary Rich. Baseless conspiracy theories on Fox News made it even worse. They're speaking out for the first time since settling with Fox.

Vernetta Henson sits outside Union Baptist Church in Africatown. The church was started by Clotilda survivors in 1869. To her left is the bust of Cudjoe Lewis, one of the community's founder. Debbie Elliott/NPR hide caption

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Exploring the Clotilda, the last known slave ship in the U.S., brings hope

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In 'Human Resources,' a poet finds her voice by working on artificial intelligence

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For pianist Vadim Neselovskyi, Ukraine war adds urgency to his most personal work

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Mary Rich, shown with her husband, Joel, at their home in Omaha, Neb., says self-promoters they trusted to help solve the killing of their son took advantage of them. "You're a total sucker," Mary Rich says. "I think every day: Who's going to bug us? What's coming at us? I will always think that." Walker Pickering for NPR hide caption

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Seth Rich's killing was exploited on Fox News and online. His parents are fed up

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A small Wisconsin town is honored as the state's first Black-founded community

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