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Increasingly, many people in the U.S., like these teens in a Miami grocery story in August, now routinely wear face masks in public to help stop COVID-19's spread. But social distancing and other public health measures have been slower to catch on, especially among young adults, a national survey finds. Jeff Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Police stand guard outside of a rally with Vice President Pence on Oct. 13 in Waukesha, Wis. The state is experiencing a surge of COVID-19 cases, threatening to overwhelm rural hospitals. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Pollution is a global problem. Above: Stockton Street in the Chinatown district of San Francisco on Sept. 9, a time when air quality was affected by wind and wildfires. David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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'Dude, I'm Done': When Politics Tears Families And Friendships Apart

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A woman walks past a wrecked van near the northwestern Syrian village of Barisha. Local residents and medical staff told NPR that noncombatant civilians who were in the van were injured and killed last year the night of the U.S. raid on the compound of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The military says the men were combatants but found no weapons. Ibrahim Yasouf/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Pentagon Says 2 Men Killed In Baghdadi Raid Were Combatants But Offers Little Evidence

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Zeta will likely hit coastal areas of Louisiana and Mississippi as a Category 1 hurricane, the National Hurricane Center says. NOAA/Esri/HERE/Garmin/Earthstar Geographics hide caption

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When his wife and young daughter were killed in a car accident in 1972, Joe Biden struggled to acknowledge his grief publicly. "He didn't want to become a symbol of human vulnerability," Evan Osnos says. "But it was thrust upon him and he had to decide whether to embrace it." Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Biography Traces Political Mistakes And Personal Scars That Shaped Joe Biden

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New videos from Kazakhstan's tourism board turn the fictional journalist Borat's catchphrase "Very nice!" into a slogan to promote the Central Asian country. Kazakhstan Travel/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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The U.S. Agency for International Development is one of the largest official foreign aid organizations in the world. An executive order from the Trump administration said there would be consequences if its diversity training programs were to continue. Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (from left), U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar address a joint press conference on Tuesday at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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Police officers stand guard in Philadelphia following protests over the police shooting death of Walter Wallace on Tuesday. David Delgado/Reuters hide caption

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