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'Welcome to Provincetown' podcast follows a mix of characters in the seaside town

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Miami area's chief heat officer discusses her first-of-its-kind job

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Kansans are voting on the future of abortion rights in the state

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Nichelle Nichols made history for her role as communications officer Lt. Uhura on Star Trek. CBS via Getty Images hide caption

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Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on 'Star Trek,' dies at 89

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Russell attends a civil rights summit at the LBJ Presidential Library in 2014 in Austin, Texas. During and after his NBA career, Russell spoke out often about civil rights issues. Ricardo B. Brazziell/Getty Images hide caption

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Bill Russell, basketball legend with record 11 NBA titles, dies at 88

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The Connecticut-based Edgewell Personal Care Company said some samples of the Banana Boat Hair & Scalp Sunscreen Spray SPF 30 contained trace amounts of the cancer-causing chemical benzene. Edgewell Personal Care hide caption

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In this 2013 photo, Navajo Code Talker Samuel Sandoval talks about his experiences in the military. Sandoval, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers who transmitted messages in World War II using a code based on their native language, has died at age 98. Sam Green/AP hide caption

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Police vehicles are parked outside the headquarters of the Yonkers Police Department in Yonkers, N.Y. Since 2007, the U.S. Department of Justice has been investigating the Yonkers Police Department and recommending areas for reform. José A. Alvarado Jr. for NPR hide caption

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Assistant Chief Paige Valenta at the Central District offices of the Madison Police Department in Madison, Wis. Taylor Glascock for NPR hide caption

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Increasing women police recruits to 30% could help change departments' culture

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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference following a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee at the headquarters of the Federal Reserve on Wednesday after he announced the Fed was raising interest rates by three-quarters of a percentage point. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Healthcare workers with New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene help people register for the monkeypox vaccine at one of the city's vaccination sites, on Tuesday. Mary Altaffer/AP hide caption

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