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Putin's invasion of Ukraine may be putting Russia's alliance with China to the test

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Abortion-rights supporters protest in Austin, Texas, in October. Doctors say their worst fears about the Texas abortion law are coming true. Sergio Flores/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Doctors' worst fears about the Texas abortion law are coming true

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UN diplomats spoke out against Moscow in emergency meeting

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South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn shares his view of Biden's presidency

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Supreme Court to hear a case that could limit the EPA's power to fight climate change

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The U.S. government says in its affidavit that this photo shows Guy Reffitt rinsing his eyes outside the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, wearing a blue jacket over a tactical vest and a helmet with a camera. Department of Justice hide caption

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Co-chair of Senate Ukraine Caucus calls for stricter sanctions against Russia

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U.S. and European allies move to cut Russian banks off from SWIFT

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Politics chat: Congress unifies in denouncing Russia; Supreme Court nominee chosen

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Destiny Laurence receives a call at the Harris County Election Office in downtown Houston. In January alone, Laurence and the 14 other workers in the call center received 8,000 calls from people asking for help navigating the voting process. Scott Dalton for NPR hide caption

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Texas election workers provide practical and emotional support to confused voters

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Rep. Adam Kinzinger says politicizing Russia-Ukraine crisis hurts Washington

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Alabama's state Capitol has been the location of fights over redistricting. The Supreme Court hears a case this fall that could have implications for gerrymandering across the country. Andi Rice for NPR hide caption

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Inside the fight over Alabama's congressional maps

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