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When Cancer Arrived, The Battle Was Second Nature For Uncle And Nephew Veterans

Michael Menta, who served in the Navy, bonded with his uncle, Sal Leone, a former Marine, over their shared experience as veterans. But when Leone got cancer, Menta assumed another soldierly role.

Drying migrants clothes in an encampment near the Gateway International Bridge in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. More than 1,500 asylum-seekers are living in the tent encampment. Veronica G. Cardenas for Texas Public Radio hide caption

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Mexican Official Tries To Move Asylum-Seekers Stuck In Tent Camps

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The Berlin Wall went up almost overnight in 1961; in November 1989, it began to crumble. Ullstein Bild via Getty Images hide caption

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Opinion: 30 Years After The Berlin Wall

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Suite for solo cello No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 [IV. Sarabande] Mstislav Rostropovich
Suite for solo cello No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008 [V. Menuet I] Mstislav Rostropovich

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A 'National Challenge': Pete Buttigieg On Racial Inequity In Policing

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In the Thick Avi Bortnick
Potholderz MF Doom
Black Hole Kenseth Thibideau
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In 'Like Falling Through A Cloud,' Eugenia Zukerman Explores Her Changing Mind

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Gianni Schicchi, opera [O mio babbino caro]
Sonata for violin & piano No. 8 in F major, K. 13 Eugenia Zukerman
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Crepuscule Elliott Murphy

British author Bernardine Evaristo poses with her book Girl, Woman, Other. She would later win the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction, an honor she shared with Margaret Atwood. Tolga Akmen/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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The Booker Prize Is Shared By The 12 Black Brits In 'Girl, Woman, Other'

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When Cancer Arrived, The Battle Was Second Nature For Uncle And Nephew Veterans

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Step in Step Out c Blue Dot Sessions
Step in Step Out (continued) Blue Dot Sessions

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