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Auschwitz survivor Alina Dabrowska, 96, shows her Auschwitz prisoner number tattoo at her home in Warsaw. She was sent to Auschwitz after she was caught by the Nazis helping the Allied forces in German-occupied Poland during World War II. Rob Schmitz/NPR hide caption

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75 Years After Auschwitz Liberation, Survivors Urge World To Remember

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"It's thrilling to see Kwame Alexander and Kadir Nelson's exceptional work recognized by the Caldecott, Newbery, and Coretta Scott King Book Award committees," Cat Onder, senior vice president and publisher of HMH Books for Young Readers, tells NPR of The Undefeated. Kadir Nelson/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt hide caption

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Then-Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann electronically cast his ballot in Jackson, Miss., on Nov. 5, 2019. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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Election Officials To Convene Amid Historic Focus On Voting And Interference

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Valerie Samano, left, places flowers at a memorial near the Staples Center in Los Angeles, after the death of Laker legend Kobe Bryant on Sunday. Michael Owen Baker/AP hide caption

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When Insurance Won't Cover Drugs, Americans Make 'Tough Choices' About Their Health

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Billie Eilish, who swept the four major categories at the 2020 Grammy Awards, accepts her trophy for Song of the Year, for "Bad Guy." Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Local health workers across the U.S. have been reaching out to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for guidance on how to screen, manage and treat potential cases of coronavirus. Currently, testing for the virus must take place at the CDC. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang holds a town hall meeting at Cox-Snow Recital Hall at Central College in Pella, Iowa, on Saturday — part of a 17-day bus tour through the state. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump's personal attorney Jay Sekulow (center) stands with his son, Jordan Sekulow (left), and White House counsel Pat Cipollone in the Capitol on Saturday. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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House Manager Adam Schiff (center) leaves after speaking to reporters during the Senate impeachment trial of President Trump Friday. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Protesters gather on the Paso del Norte International Bridge in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico on Saturday to demand justice for artist and activist Isabel Cabanillas, 26, who was killed in the streets of Juarez, Mexico. Paul Ratje/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Mike Pompeo is accusing veteran NPR journalist Mary Louise Kelly of lying to him. NPR's senior leadership says it stands by Kelly's reporting on the secretary of state. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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