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Pastor Billy Joe Lewis was all in favor when a local health worker suggested a COVID-19 vaccine clinic in the parking lot of his church in Smilax, Ky. "We've still got to use common sense," Lewis says. "Anything that can ward off suffering and death, I think, is a wonderful thing." Jessica Tezak for KHN hide caption

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Demonstrators gather outside the Massachusetts State House in Boston to protest COVID-19 vaccination and mask mandates. The political divide on the issue is only deepening, as Republican leaders of other states take more steps to thwart mandates. Joseph Prezioso/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ahmaud Arbrey's Aunt, Theawanza Brooks in front of her home in Brunswick, Ga. "Nobody has the decision to make as far as being the judge, jury and executioner." Nicole Buchanan for NPR hide caption

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Georgia murder trial in killing of Ahmaud Arbery seen as test case for racial justice

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Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia, speaks to members of the media while departing the U.S. Capitol on Oct. 7. Manchin has reportedly told the White House that he opposes the key climate measure in Biden's multitrillion-dollar climate and social programs package. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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President Biden and first lady Jill Biden attend the 40th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol on Saturday. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A screen image captured at Beijing Aerospace Control Center in Beijing on Saturday shows Chinese astronauts Ye Guangfu (from left), Zhai Zhigang and Wang Yaping waving after entering the Chinese space station. Tian Dingyu/Xinhua via AP hide caption

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Afghans inspect damage of the Ahmadi family house after a U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 29. The strike, which the Pentagon originally deemed a success in striking an ISIS-K target, killed 10 civilians, none of whom were associated with the terrorist group. Khwaja Tawfiq Sediqi/AP hide caption

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A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying the Lucy spacecraft lifts off from Launch Complex 41 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station on Saturday in Cape Canaveral, Fla. John Raoux/AP hide caption

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Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff speaks onstage during the TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco event in San Francisco on Oct. 3, 2019. Benioff is a proponent of stakeholder capitalism, the belief that companies must look out for the broader good. Steve Jennings/Getty Images for TechCrunch hide caption

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Why the Salesforce CEO wants to redefine capitalism by pushing for social change

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Add five-minute stints of fun and easy exercise to your day at home by working with what's around you, says trainer Molly McDonald. Cha Pornea for NPR hide caption

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Students at Patterson High School in Patterson, Calif., are participating in the one of the first truck-driving programs for students at a non-vocational high school in the country. Dave Dein/Patterson High School hide caption

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Omar Mohamed, left, and his brother, Hassan. In the graphic memoir he coauthored, When Stars Are Scattered, Mohamed shares what their life was like in the refugee camps in Kenya — and their journey to resettlement in the U.S. Omar Mohamed hide caption

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Workers from a Kellogg cereal plant picket along the main rail lines leading into the facility on Oct. 6 in Omaha, Neb. Workers have gone on strike after a breakdown in contract talks with company management. Grant Schulte/AP hide caption

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A two-tier wage system roiled the auto industry. Workers today say no way

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From left to right: Teachers Mark Sujak, Sarah Lorraine, Jeremy Robinson and Sophia Faridi pose with students and podcast finalists Julian Fausto and Eric Guadarrama for portraits in front of Morton East High School, in Cicero, Ill. Olivia Obineme for NPR hide caption

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A video call on a laptop screen during Christmas. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidance on Friday for safely celebrating the upcoming holiday season. FilippoBacci/Getty Images hide caption

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The Wizard of New Zealand, also known as Ian Brackenbury Channell, casts a "spell" during a television interview in Christchurch, New Zealand, in March 2011. His contract with the city will end in December after more than two decades. Mark Baker/Associated Press hide caption

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