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Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

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Researchers Explore Why Women's Alzheimer's Risk Is Higher Than Men's

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A wall titled "Who's The Next To Drop Out?" with faces of the Democratic candidates running for president in the 2020 election is displayed during the Netroots Nation conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on Saturday. Natalie Piserchio for NPR hide caption

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Protesters gathered outside of Police Headquarters in Manhattan in May to protest during the police disciplinary hearing for Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who was accused of using a chokehold that led to Eric Garner's death in 2014. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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5 Years After Eric Garner's Death, Activists Continue Fight For 'Another Day To Live'

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Students podcasts from the Steel City Academy in Gary, Indiana, Erin Addison (left), Evan Addison, and Andrew Arevalo (right), look over a planning map of the City of Gary. Courtesy of Bill Healy hide caption

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These Teens Started Podcasting As A Hobby, Then It Turned Into Serious Journalism

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Joaquin Guzman, also known as "El Chapo," was sentenced to a life term in prison plus 30 years Wednesday. After the sentencing in a Brooklyn courthouse, U.S. attorneys and other officials greeted the media, including Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida. Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chiwetel Ejiofor and his onscreen counterpart in 2019's The Lion King, the power-hungry villain Scar. Kwaku Alston/Disney Enterprises, Inc. hide caption

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Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, a late entry to the 2020 race, hopes his red-state credentials will help him connect with voters. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Steve Bullock Vows To Disentangle 'Dark Money' From Politics

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Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, then 91, works in his office at the Supreme Court on Sept. 28, 2011. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, A Maverick On The Bench, Dies At 99

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Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter begins closing statements during the opioid trial at the Cleveland County Courthouse in Norman, Okla., on Monday, July 15. It's the first public trial to emerge from roughly 2,000 U.S. lawsuits aimed at holding drugmakers accountable for the nation's opioid epidemic. Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman hide caption

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Pain Meds As Public Nuisance? Oklahoma Tests A Legal Strategy For Opioid Addiction

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Alexis Conell battled end-stage renal disease for years before receiving her kidney transplant in 2012. Paying for the drugs needed to keep her kidneys healthy is a struggle. Taylor Glascock for Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, shown here on Capitol Hill in April, announced last month that most staff from two USDA research agencies were being relocated to the Kansas City region. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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Former acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights John Gore speaks at the Justice Department in 2018 in Washington, D.C. Gore and other Trump administration officials are accused of providing false or misleading statements about the origins of a citizenship question they tried to get on the 2020 census. Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images hide caption

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An arrest has been made in connection with the killing of Sadie Roberts-Joseph, who was found dead in the trunk of her car last week. Above, Roberts-Joseph stands between Sgt. Kyle Callihan (left) and Sgt. Michael Gauthier, who are with the Baton Rouge Police Department. Courtesy of Baton Rouge Police Department hide caption

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