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The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on the use of race in college admissions. Eric Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Can race play a role in college admissions? The Supreme Court hears the arguments

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Hard copy local papers that have recently appeared in the mailboxes of Illinois residents this election season have been assailing Democratic candidates, including Gov. J.B. Pritzker, and echoing conservative talking points. NPR News hide caption

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Right-wing 'zombie' papers attack Illinois Democrats ahead of elections

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Charles Addams in his Westhampton Beach, N.Y., studio in 1977. Tee & Charles Addams Foundation hide caption

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How the cartoonist behind The Addams Family defused fear, with dead-on humor

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Supporters of then-President Donald Trump gather on the steps of the state Capitol on Jan. 5, 2021, in Harrisburg, Pa. Laurence Kesterson/AP hide caption

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State legislative races are on the front lines of democracy this midterm cycle

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Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin campaigns for Republican congressional candidate Yesli Vega at a restaurant in Fredericksburg, Va. Youngkin noted Vega could make history by becoming Virginia's first Latino congressional representative. Ben Paviour/VPM hide caption

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Latino voters weigh abortion rights — and the economy — in a key congressional race

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After a dose of ketamine, special video games that offered a depressed player positive feedback, in the form of smiling faces or encouraging words, seemed to boost the length of time the drug quelled depression. akinbostanci/Getty Images hide caption

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Smiling faces might help the drug ketamine keep depression at bay

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