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Renee-Lauren Ellis, a Washington, D.C.-area attorney, says, "It's dire that something as fundamental as what I do with my body is up for debate still, in 2020." Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., says it would be "political hypocrisy" for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to hold a vote before Election Day on any nominee to replace Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Tom Williams/AP hide caption

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Patrick Leahy Says A Vote Now To Replace Ginsburg Would Be 'Political Hypocrisy'

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A crowd gathers at the U.S. Supreme Court to mourn the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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Mourners Spontaneously Gather Outside Supreme Court To Honor Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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A memorial for Breonna Taylor is seen during the Good Trouble Tuesday march for Breonna Taylor on Tuesday, Aug. 25 in Louisville, Ky. Amy Harris/Amy Harris/Invision/AP hide caption

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Police Settlements: How The Cost Of Misconduct Impacts Cities And Taxpayers

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U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham departs a Sept. 17 news conference in Phoenix. The Trump administration is facing two federal lawsuits over its last-minute decision to cut the 2020 census schedule short. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — here in her chambers during a 2019 interview with NPR's Nina Totenberg — died on Friday at the age of 87. Shuran Huang/NPR hide caption

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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

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Workers restore power lines damaged by Hurricane Maria in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico, in 2017. The Trump administration says it will award nearly $13 billion in infrastructure grants to help the island recover from the storm that hit three years ago. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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Satellite images of storms forming in the Atlantic Ocean. Tropical Storm Wilfred is the last named storm of the 2020 season using the English alphabet. Courtesy of NOAA hide caption

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U.S. Park Police and other federal officers hold a perimeter near the White House on June 1 as demonstrators gather to protest the killing of George Floyd. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A helicopter prepares to drop water at a wildfire in Yucaipa, Calif., on Sept. 5. A firefighter was killed in the El Dorado blaze on Thursday. Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP hide caption

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Tamika Palmer spoke at the March on Washington last month at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. At left is Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, and at right is the Rev. Al Sharpton. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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Breonna Taylor's Mother: 'I Won't Go Away. I'll Still Fight'

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During a remote StoryCorps conversation, Erin Haggerty, left, told her father, George Barlow, how his words saw her through the tough times she faced as one of the only Black kids in her Iowa City community. Courtesy of Erin Haggerty hide caption

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'We Do Belong Here': Father Teaches Daughter To Have Black Pride

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How The Pandemic Is Widening The Racial Wealth Gap

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Demonstrators march through the streets of Rochester, N.Y., earlier this month protesting the death of Daniel Prude, apparently stopped breathing as police were restraining him in March. Adrian Kraus/AP hide caption

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Andrea Lerner (left), and her husband, Ira Lerner, sift through the mail-in applications at the Voter Registration office in the Lehigh County Government Center in Allentown, Pa. Hannah Yoon for NPR hide caption

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'We're Rolling With It': Election Workers Scramble To Adjust To Changing Voting Rules

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