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Farmers, traders and customers weave through waist-high heaps of chili peppers, piles of ginger and mounds of carrots at a government-run wholesale market in western India. Lauren Frayer/NPR hide caption

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India's Farmer Protests: Why Are They So Angry?

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Rep. James Clyburn, D-SC, chairman of the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, listens at a hearing on Oct. 2, 2020, in Washington, D.C. Michael A. McCoy/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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One Medical's Coronavirus Vaccine Practices Spark Congressional Investigation

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Joe Delagrave (c) is co-captain of the USA Wheelchair Rugby team. The squad was practicing at a recent training camp in Birmingham, Ala. at the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Training site. Lexi Branta Coon/Courtesy USA Wheelchair Rugby hide caption

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The Tokyo Olympics Are On — For Now — As Athletes Train Through The Uncertainty

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FBI Director Christopher Wray, pictured in May 2019, is testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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False conspiracy theories have always been a part of U.S. history, but experts say they're spreading faster and wider than ever before. Matt Williams for NPR hide caption

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'More Dangerous And More Widespread': Conspiracy Theories Spread Faster Than Ever

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The U.S. Supreme Court, where conservatives have a 6-3 majority, is to consider a case that could gut the Voting Rights Act of 1965. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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High Noon For The Future Of The Voting Rights Act At The Supreme Court

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Norwegian Refugee Council Secretary-General Jan Egeland visiting displaced families in the Muhamasheen community in Amran, Yemen, on Sunday. Michelle Delaney/NRC hide caption

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As Yemenis Starve To Death, Humanitarian Relief Group Pleas For International Help

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Students attending school in Santa Clarita, Calif., last week. California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that schools that offer in-person learning by the end of March will be eligible for a portion of funds totaling $2 billion. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Georgia voters cast their ballots in Chamblee for runoff elections in early January. Georgia's Republican lawmakers have proposed a number of changes to cut down on voting options. Virginie Kippelen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

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Sexual harassment allegations made against Gov. Andrew Cuomo by two former aides will be examined by independent investigators hired by the New York state attorney general's office. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Pope Francis shakes hands with Joe Biden, then vice president, at the Vatican, in 2016. Andrew Medichini/AP hide caption

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In Pope Francis, Biden Has A Potential Ally — Who Shares The Same Catholic Detractors

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A health care worker draws a dose of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe for an immunization event in the parking lot of the L.A. Mission on Feb. 24. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Could A Single-Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine After Illness Stretch The Supply?

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Palestinian elementary school students wearing protective face masks take their seats in their classroom amid the coronavirus pandemic on the first day of class in September at a United Nations-run school in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Israeli Health Officials To Government: Vaccinate All Palestinians

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A man speaks on his mobile phone in the Mahane Yehuda market in Jerusalem in December. In the early days of the pandemic, Israel began using a mass surveillance tool on its own people, tracking civilians' mobile phones to halt the spread of the coronavirus. Maya Alleruzzo/AP hide caption

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The first box of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine departs from a facility in Shepherdsville, Ky., on Monday. The company is set to distribute its first 3.9 million doses across the U.S. this week. Timothy D. Easley/Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's MI5 Spy Agency Proves More Comic Than Tragic In 'Slough House'

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Anti-junta protesters run from teargas fired by police during a demonstration in Yangon on Monday. At least 18 people were killed over the weekend as Myanmar police reportedly used live ammunition against protesters. Aung Kyaw Htet/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption

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