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Interview: Infectious outbreaks may lead to discrimination. Here’s why we should avoid that.

Since the onset of the monkeypox outbreak, the WHO has focused on LGBTQ+ groups since the first few infections that cropped up appeared at gay-themed events in Europe. This could cause discrimination against a marginalized group.

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June 24, 2022

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the constitutional right to an abortion, reversing Roe v. Wade, the court's five-decade-old decision that guaranteed a woman's right to obtain an abortion.

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Idaho's fight against the far right, then and now

June 27, 2022

The arrest of white nationalists in North Idaho gained national attention. But it has deeper significance for residents who say the region has a history of attracting — and fighting — extremists.


Visual artist Sam Gilliam has died at 88

June 27, 2022

The Washington, D.C.-based painter became famous for his Drape works — vibrantly painted pieces of fabric that he hung by clips and could never be presented the same way twice.

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NPR Music's 36 Favorite Songs of 2022 (So Far)

June 27, 2022

The songs we love from the first half of the year span a wide emotional and musical range, from wild percussive romps to raw pleas for empathy to Beyoncé's command to leave it all on the dance floor.