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Wiley James, 10, prepares a meal as part of an online cooking camp run by a chef in Austin, Texas. Ben James/NPR hide caption

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A Cooking Camp Chef's Recipe For Remote Education: Make It Ambitious

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A North Carolina map is shown in Wake County Superior Court during a 2019 redistricting trial. Republicans and Democrats are preparing for a battle of state legislative supremacy that could have a big effect on political power for the next decade. Gerry Broome/AP hide caption

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With Focus On Redistricting, Democrats Place New Emphasis On Statehouses

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From left to right; contact tracers Christella Uwera, Dishell Freeman and Alejandra Camarillo work at Harris County Public Health Contact Tracing facility in Houston, Texas, Thursday, June 25, 2020. David J. Phillip/AP hide caption

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Coronavirus Cases Are Surging. The Contact Tracing Workforce Is Not

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For The First Time In Almost A Century, A Family Reunion Interrupted By A Pandemic

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President Trump holds up a signed executive order on lowering drug prices on July 24. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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'All Bark And No Bite': Trump Holds Prescription Drug-Pricing Order In Search Of Deal

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Scientists, artists, thinkers, activists and journalists gather for meals and conservation in an episode of Pan y Circo, hosted by Diego Luna (center). Amazon Studios hide caption

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Diego Luna Says Shared Meals On 'Pan Y Circo' Transformed Cast And Crew Alike

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People walk in Stockholm on July 27, most without the face masks that have become common on the streets of many other countries as a method of fighting the spread of the coronavirus. Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Defense Secretary Mark Esper, pictured last month, spoke with his Chinese counterpart Thursday amid strained relations between the two countries. Michael Reynolds/AP hide caption

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