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In the jacket art for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry faces off against Voldemort. It's among the items on display in a new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society. Mary GrandPré/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Corporate Archive hide caption

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Book News & Features

Inside The Ever-Expanding Wizarding World: Harry Potter At 20

It's hard to remember a world before Harry Potter. But it's been 20 years since readers in the U.S. were first introduced to the boy wizard, whose story has captivated audiences since.

National

Pittsburgh Shooting Update

3 min

Pittsburgh Shooting Update

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The Americas

Why Hondurans Head North

4 min

Why Hondurans Head North

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Oregon State University oceanographer Jack Barth deploys a glider that will spend weeks at sea collecting data on everything from dissolved oxygen levels to temperature. "When we used to think about hypoxia in the ocean, we think about little areas. But now what we're looking at is...out in the ocean, there's low oxygen...all along the coast," he says. Kristian Foden-Vencil/Oregon Public Broadcasting hide caption

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Environment

Coastal Pacific Oxygen Levels Now Plummet Once A Year

3 min

Coastal Pacific Oxygen Levels Now Plummet Once A Year

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Social worker Lauren Rainbow (right) meets a man illegally camped in the woods in Snohomish County. A new program in the county helps people with addiction, instead of arresting them. Leah Nash for Finding Fixes podcast hide caption

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Shots - Health News

A Rural Community Decided To Treat Its Opioid Problem Like A Natural Disaster

5 min

A Rural Community Decided To Treat Its Opioid Problem Like A Natural Disaster

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In the jacket art for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry faces off against Voldemort. It's among the items on display in a new exhibit at the New-York Historical Society. Mary GrandPré/Courtesy of Warner Bros. Corporate Archive hide caption

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Book News & Features

Inside The Ever-Expanding Wizarding World: Harry Potter At 20

6 min

Inside The Ever-Expanding Wizarding World: Harry Potter At 20

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