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E-Cigarettes Likely Encourage Kids To Try Tobacco But May Help Adults Quit

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Ursula K. Le Guin speaks at the 2014 National Book Awards, where she was presented with lifetime achievement honors. Robin Marchant/Getty Images hide caption

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Alex Belfiori, 28, is a contract worker at Dick's Sporting Goods near Pittsburgh. An NPR/Marist poll shows 65 percent of contract workers are men and 62 percent of such workers are under 45. Lynn Johnson for NPR hide caption

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The Mystery Of Contract Work: Why So Many Guys?

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If a bill in the California Legislature become law, campus health centers at public universities would be required to provide abortion pills. Phil Walter/Getty Images hide caption

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Hawaii Gov. David Ige delivers his annual State of the State address in Honolulu on Monday. During the address, Ige didn't mention a missile alert mistakenly sent to residents and visitors statewide — but afterward, he acknowledged to reporters the difficulties he'd had with Twitter. Jennifer Sinco Kelleher/AP hide caption

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Despite the disbanding of communes and the persistence of capitalism, culinary contributions from hippies have not only endured, but helped set the framework for the way we eat today. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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A map from the U.S. Tsunami Warning System shows the offshore location of a powerful earthquake that struck overnight, along with the revised tsunami advisory area. U.S. Tsunami Warning System hide caption

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President Trump presides over a meeting about immigration with Republican and Democratic members of Congress earlier this month. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Lava cascades down the slopes of Mount Mayon on Tuesday as it erupts for a second day, seen from Legazpi city, Philippines. Thousands of villagers were evacuated amid warnings that a violent eruption could be imminent. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption

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A sign in support of Oregon's Measure 101 is displayed by a homeowner along a roadside in Lake Oswego, Ore. Tuesday's special election puts decisions over how the state funds Medicaid in voters' hands. Gillian Flaccus/AP hide caption

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Part Of Oregon's Funding Plan For Medicaid Goes Before Voters

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The new tax credit sidesteps a common pitfall in the eyes of many Republicans by avoiding a mandate — it doesn't require employers to provide paid family leave. Instead, the law offers firms a financial incentive to provide the coverage. FatCamera/Getty Images hide caption

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Thailand's fishing industry remains the home of widespread labor and rights abuses, Human Rights Watch says. In this photo from 2016, a fisherman is seen in the freezer hold of a boat unloading fish after arriving at a Thai port. Paula Bronstein/Getty Images hide caption

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In a photograph taken in October, a resident tries to connect electrical lines downed by Hurricane Maria in preparation for when electricity is restored in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption

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"Being a freelancer, you really have to be on top of your emotional and mental health," says Carolina Salas, a New York City freelance marketing expert. Justin T. Shockley hide caption

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Will Work For No Benefits: The Challenges Of Being In The New Contract Workforce

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Skier Gus Kenworthy speaks during the 100 Days Out 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Celebration with Team USA in November. Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USOC hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., leaves the Senate floor on Monday after the Senate passed a continuing resolution to fund the federal government. The House followed suit, and the government is expected to reopen on Tuesday. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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