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The secret behind why parents — and kids — love 'Bluey'

A new season of the hugely popular Australian cartoon Bluey is dropping on Disney+. With its made-up family games, high jinx and humanity, the series has hooked both kids and their parents.

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The secret behind why parents — and kids — love 'Bluey'

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Oleg Repnoy stands in front of his Evacuation 200 vehicle. "My job is to accompany these heroes on their last trip home," he says. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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These Ukrainian volunteers recover soldiers' remains to return them to their families

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Alie Utley and Joe Moyer react to their county voting against the proposed constitutional amendment during the Kansas for Constitutional Freedom primary election watch party in Overland Park, Kan., on Tuesday. Dave Kaup/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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How the 2022 midterms strategy could change after the Kansas abortion vote

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The Penguin logo is visible on the spine of a book. The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster to block the companies from completing a merger valued at $2.175 billion. Tim Ireland/PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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Authors and bookstore owners worry a big publishing merger will affect diversity

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