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Chantelly Manzanares grades her daughter Rosabella's spelling test. Because her mother is deaf, Rosabella sometimes uses American Sign Language to interpret what's happening in her classes on Zoom. Kristin Gourlay hide caption

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Parents With Disabilities Face Extra Hurdles With Kids' Remote Schooling

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A sign warns against COVID-19 near the Navajo town of Tuba City, Ariz. As the pandemic rages across the U.S., mitigation measures continue to be critical to save lives. Mark Ralston/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Voters head into their Iowa Democratic caucus site last year. Problems with a new smartphone app delayed reporting of the results for days or, for The Associated Press, permanently. Steve Pope/Getty Images hide caption

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The acting head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media has fired the presidents and boards of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Radio Free Asia and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks. Above, the headquarters of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty is seen in Prague in January 2010. Michal Kamaryt/AP hide caption

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The U.S. Postal Service is still struggling to deal with mail sent during the recent holiday season. Quinn Klinefelter/NPR hide caption

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'There's No End In Sight': Mail Delivery Delays Continue Across The Country

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Corine Dehabey, the director of programs for the Toledo office of US Together, pictured in a 2017 story. Today she says her organization is hopeful and excited for the changes coming under President Biden. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Refugee Resettlement Coordinator Is Hopeful For What Comes Next Under Biden

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Rep. James Clyburn has filed a bill in Congress that would make "Lift Ev'ry Voice And Sing" the U.S. national hymn. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. James Clyburn Proposes To Make 'Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing' The National Hymn

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Cuban migrants block the Paso del Norte-Santa Fe international bridge between Mexico and the United States, to demand that the Trump administration allow them to wait for their asylum process on U.S. soil, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on Dec. 29, 2020. Herika Martinez /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Asylum Seekers Hope Biden's Pledge To Welcome Immigrants Includes Them

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Legal fights over the use of census data brought protesters to the Supreme Court in 2019. Sarah L. Voisin/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Activists in New York City show their support for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, which took effect on Friday. Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Christopher Myers, left, and his GED student, Ngoc Nguyen, right. Chelsea Aguilera/StoryCorps hide caption

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'I Have Wings Now': At Age 45, She Went Back To School

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She Resisted Getting Her Kids The Usual Vaccines. Then The Pandemic Hit

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Doug and Judith Saum moved to New Hampshire from Reno, Nev., to escape the health effects of worsening wildfire smoke. Annie Ropeik/NHPR hide caption

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Seven Senate Democrats filed an ethics complaint Thursday against Sens. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Ted Cruz, R-Texas, over their Jan. 6 objections to the November presidential elections. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., waits for Vice President Mike Pence to arrive for her swear-in reenactment for the cameras in the Capitol on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020. Bill Clark/Getty Images hide caption

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Atlanta Dream, Co-Owned By Former Sen. Kelly Loeffler, Is Close To Being Sold

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Maria Arechiga, an ICU charge nurse, monitors the progress of two COVID-19 patients in the intensive care unit of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles. Gabriella Angotti-Jones for NPR hide caption

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'The Separate and Unequal Health System' Highlighted By COVID-19

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives for Joe Biden's inauguration sporting mittens made from repurposed wool that were gifted to him by Jen Ellis, a teacher in Vermont. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Meet Jen Ellis, The Woman Behind Bernie Sanders' Inauguration Day Mittens

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