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Planned Parenthood opened the Fairview Heights Health Center in Fairview Heights, Illinois, in 2019, anticipating a surge in patients from across the region. That surge is quickly materializing. ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Planned Parenthood mobile clinic will take abortion to red-state borders

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Harvey Matthews was born in the River Road community. He stands with Macedonia Baptist Church First Lady, Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, also president of the Bethesda African Cemetery Coalition. She has led the fight to preserve and prevent further desecration of the cemetery. André Chung for NPR hide caption

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The Karsto gas processing plant in the municipality of Tysvær, Norway — which said it will increase security around its oil installations after the Nord Stream pipeline leaks. Cornelius Poppe/NTB/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Nord Stream leaks are a wake-up call for countries with vulnerable pipelines

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Sacheen Littlefeather on stage at AMPAS Presents An Evening with Sacheen Littlefeather at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on Sept. 17, 2022 in Los Angeles. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images hide caption

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Jim and Susan Helton sit int he back of a car outside a hotel in Fort Myers, Fla. Their home in Fort Myers beach was destroyed by Hurricane Ian. Carlos Osorio for NPR hide caption

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After Ian demolished their home, a Florida couple wonders where to go

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Carla Claure's daughters prefer eating homemade meals at home than the "nasty" food served at school. Keren Carrión/NPR hide caption

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The hidden faces of hunger in America

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A security guard and an unidentified man look at an area where several people were killed as they were caught in a surging crowd entering Cincinnati's Riverfront Coliseum for a concert by The Who on Dec. 3, 1979. Brian Horton/AP hide caption

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Lauren Reh, Alicia Mierke and Sue Ann Cornwell embrace during the Sunrise Remembrance ceremony at Clark County Government Center Amphitheater in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2022. Bridget Bennett for NPR hide caption

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Las Vegas mass shooting survivors turn to each other to find strength through tragedy

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Composers (clockwise from upper left): Antonio Sanchez, Germaine Franco, Camilo Lara, Lalo Schifrin, Maria Grever, Gustavo Santaolalla and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Mike Gallegos for NPR hide caption

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Without these Latino composers, Hollywood wouldn't sound the same

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Francie Pucin stands near her home at the Palmetto Palms RV Resort in Fort Myers, Fla., on Saturday. She moved to the state from Illinois, expecting better weather. Quil Lawrence/NPR hide caption

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Flooding and closed roads are some of the challenges Florida's people face after Ian

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Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads as they take part in the World Record Ice Bucket Challenge at Etihad Stadium on Aug. 22, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia. Scott Barbour/Getty Images hide caption

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From left, Gordon Newman, Frank Green, Sammie Robinson and Terry Pierce open up about life in the Angola Louisiana State Penitentiary. The Visiting Room Project hide caption

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What it's like serving a life sentence in prison with no chance of release

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May Francis (Fran) Bridges in Jackson, Miss., on Sept. 22. Emily Kask for NPR hide caption

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A Rolls Royce swept into the mangroves in Bonita Springs, south of Cape Coral, on Sept. 30, 2022. Scott Neuman/NPR hide caption

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In the wake of Hurricane Ian's destruction, Floridians are picking up the pieces

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