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Elif Batuman's sequel 'Either/Or' follows a young woman's sexual awakening

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The current Texas mail ballot envelope. At left, with NPR's added yellow highlight, is the section many voters missed to fill in required information. The section is hidden when the envelope flap is down. The new mail ballot envelope will have a red box around the section underneath the flap. Ashley Lopez/NPR hide caption

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How Texas officials and voting groups are trying to limit mail ballot rejections

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, left, faces a Republican primary challenge from former Sen. David Perdue, right. The winner is set to face Stacey Abrams in the general election. Stephen B. Morton/AP; Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights; Brynn Anderson/Pool hide caption

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 that state prisoners have no constitutional right to present new evidence in federal court to support claims they were inadequately represented at trial and on appeal in state courts. Garen Meguerian/Getty Images hide caption

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Supreme Court hobbles challenges by inmates based on poor legal representation

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A Combine harvesting machine reaps wheat in a field of the Hula valley near the town of Kiryat Shmona in the north of Israel on May 22, 2022. Wheat prices have soared in recent months, driven by the war in Ukraine and a crippling heat wave in India. Jalaa Marey/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., seen here waiting for the State of the Union address in March, faces allegations of insider trading related to an anti-Biden cryptocurrency and of having an inappropriate financial relationship with a staffer. Saul Loeb/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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A federal appeals court found that a Florida law intended to punish social media platforms is an unconstitutional violation of the First Amendment, dealing a major victory to companies who had been accused by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, pictured on May 9, of discriminating against conservative thought. Marta Lavandier/AP hide caption

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders is expected to win Republican primary for Arkansas governor

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Republican candidates in Alabama primary are embracing Big Lie to align with Trump

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Study finds microscopic life in 830-million-year-old crystal – and it might be alive!

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A startup is profiting off homelessness with tiny homes

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In the fight against white nationalism, white people are key

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