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Across the country, the laws governing how Americans elect their public officials have become the focus of bitter partisan battles.

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So a lot of problems over the weekend for Southwest Airlines - to talk more about it, let's bring in Captain Casey Murray. He's president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association. Welcome.

CASEY MURRAY: Thank you very much for having me.

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It's been 30 years since Anita Hill testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee that then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas had sexually harassed her when they worked together. Thomas denied the allegation.

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The Hammond organ makes a singular jazz sound.

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It has been 30 years since Dan Savage started his column "Savage Love" to answer questions about sex, love and relationships.

He's celebrating the anniversary with a new book, Savage Love from A to Z, an illustrated collection of essays with one for each letter of the alphabet.

Things have changed a lot from when he started writing about sex in The Stranger, Seattle's alternative weekly newspaper, in 1991.

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It powers so many aspects of modern American life - electricity.

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As President Biden laid out his plan to combat this latest surge of the coronavirus, he asked doctors to help.

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Almost 20 years ago, then-President George W. Bush stood before the world on September 11, 2001 and said this.

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Let's bring Illinois Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger into the conversation. He's also a member of the Air National Guard and an Air Force veteran who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Congressman, good to speak with you again.

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Russo's, a produce market in Watertown, Mass., for more than 100 years, is closing this fall, and that means shoppers are about to lose a favorite store and a dear and trusted friend.

SHERYL JULIAN: The town's bereft.

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This year would have been the 40th wedding anniversary of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.

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Many people were calling this the "hot vax summer," as growing vaccination numbers against the coronavirus meant a rebound in travel, and early summer CDC guidance said it was safe to return to eating indoors at restaurants and bars.

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At the height of his career, former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was one of the most influential leaders of the Catholic Church in the U.S., heading the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. Last week, he became the first U.S. Cardinal to be criminally charged with a sexual crime against a minor, making the 91-year-old the highest-ranking Catholic Church official in the country to face criminal charges for clergy sexual abuse.

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For renters facing eviction in the U.S., things have looked bleak for the last few months.

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Remember that phone call? July 25, 2019, the president of Ukraine speaking with the then-president of the United States.

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DONALD TRUMP: It was beautiful. It was just a perfect conversation.

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Government officials have begged, pleaded and even bribed Americans to get the coronavirus vaccine.

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On April 30 of last year, armed militiamen entered the Michigan State Capitol Building looking for Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

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UNIDENTIFIED PROTESTER: (Yelling) Open the door.

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