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Vehicles travel along I-95 on Friday in Miami. AAA predicts this Memorial Day weekend will be the busiest for travel in nearly two decades. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Make travel bearable on Memorial Day and beyond

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New York Supreme Court Judge Juan Merchan listens as Emil Bove, a member of former President Donald Trump's legal team, argues for his client during Sandoval's hearing. Jane Rosenberg/AP hide caption

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Here are three possible outcomes in the Trump hush money trial

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Anti-abortion activists who describe themselves as "abolitionists" protest outside a fertility clinic in North Carolina in April 2024. Sarah McCammon/NPR hide caption

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Anti-abortion hardliners want restrictions to go farther. It could cost Republicans

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Four customers in Florida have filed a federal lawsuit against The Hershey Company alleging that designs displayed on some Reese's Peanut Butter cups were misleading to customers. Plaintiffs v. The Hershey Company hide caption

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Plaintiffs v. The Hershey Company

A child watches others swim at the Emancipation Swimming Pool in Houston on July 19, 2022. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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After years in decline, U.S. drowning deaths are rising again

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A concentrated dose of history: The class of 2024 looks back

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The main entrance to FCI Sheridan in Oregon. Office of the Inspector General/Department of Justice hide caption

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Lack of staffing led to 'deeply concerning' conditions at federal prison in Oregon

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Rashaan Soto, 19, poses in front of a section of the Rio Grande in Eagle Pass, Texas on April 6,. 2024. Sergio Martínez-Beltrán hide caption

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Communities are wary as an appeals court weighs legality of Texas immigration law

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Stephen King says finishing one of his stories decades after he started it felt like "calling into a canyon of time." Francois Mori/AP hide caption

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Stephen King's new story took him 45 years to write

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6 key facts about abortion laws and the 2024 election

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The states where abortion is on the ballot in November

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Father and son are now caregiver and care recipient. Robert Turner, Sr. was cheerful even though his day started with being discharged from the hospital. Ashley Milne-Tyte for NPR hide caption

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Black men are a hidden segment of caregivers. It's stressful but rewarding, too

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