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Emily Meggett, the author of Gullah Geechee Home Cooking. Meggett published her cookbook at age 89. Clay Williams/Courtesy of Abrams hide caption

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For this 89-year-old Gullah Geechee chef, cooking is about heart

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Blacktail Deer Creek in Yellowstone National Park, seen here in a 2019 photo from the ecological study known as NEON, is one site where researchers have bubbled sulfur hexafluoride into the water. NEON hide caption

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Anne Heche is shown at the 74th annual Directors Guild of America Awards, Saturday, March 12, 2022, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif. Jordan Strauss/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP hide caption

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Police are seen at the barricade where a man crashed his car early Sunday morning. Authorities say the man then exited the car and fired a gun several times into the air before killing himself. Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rafael López poses with his mariachi stamps in a classroom at the Smithsonian's National Postal Museum. The set was launched in August. Gabriel J. Sánchez/NPR hide caption

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For the first time, the Postal Service features mariachi musicians on stamps

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An individual right to own a gun for personal protection is an idea deeply rooted in American culture. But for most of U.S. history, there was little legal framework to support any such interpretation of the Second Amendment. Above, a man aims his pistol at a shooting range in Queens, in New York, in June. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters stand in front of a pile of fire burned wreckage at Knoxville's Planned Parenthood on Jan. 6. Brianna Paciorka/News Sentinel/USA Today Network via Reuters hide caption

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American journalist Austin Tice (portrait at left) was abducted in Syria in 2012. Here, his parents, Debra and Marc Tice, give a news conference in Beirut in 2018. Joseph Eid/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Graduates raise their hands during a commencement ceremony at Dillard University in New Orleans on May 13, 2017. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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High profile grads and a yearning for respite have helped boost HBCU applications

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President Richard Nixon speaks at the White House on Aug. 9, 1974. He was preparing to leave the day after resigning because of the Watergate scandal. Nixon wanted to take his presidential documents with him, including his infamous tape recordings. But he was barred from doing so, and Congress passed a law that now requires all presidents to hand over their documents to the National Archives. Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images hide caption

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A federal jury awarded Republican Roy Moore $8.2 million in damages Friday after finding that a Democratic-aligned super PAC defamed him in an advertisement during the 2017 U.S. Senate race in Alabama. Julie Bennett/AP hide caption

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A cross and Bible sculpture stand outside the Southern Baptist Convention headquarters in Nashville, Tenn., on May 24. The Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention says that several of the denomination's major entities are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. Holly Meyer/AP hide caption

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A new poll finds white adults are more than twice as likely as others to get sizable financial help from parents or grandparents. By contrast, Black adults are more likely to give money to elders. Tracy J. Lee for NPR hide caption

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Here's one reason why America's racial wealth gap persists across generations

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A young unidentified man bows during the Dhuhr afternoon prayer at the Islamic Center of New Mexico on Aug. 7, 2022, after the fourth Muslim man was killed in Albuquerque. Adolphe Pierre-Louis/AP hide caption

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FBI agents document evidence outside a bureau field office in Kenwood, Ohio, on Aug. 11, after an armed man tried to breach the building. He fled and was later killed by law enforcement, authorities said. WKEF/WRGT via AP hide caption

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