Juliana Kim, NPR News

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Amelia Earhart’s long-lost plane possibly spotted in the Pacific by exploration team

The discovery could solve the mystery of Earhart's disappearance with aviator Fred Noonan over the Pacific Ocean on a 1937 flight around the globe.
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Hawaii’s governor orders review as Maui fires become deadliest in modern U.S. history

Hawaii Gov. Josh Green has ordered a comprehensive review to understand the actions taken before, during and after last week's wildfires on Maui.
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Biden wants airlines to pay passengers whose flights are hit by preventable delays

No airline currently offers cash compensation in addition to refunds or amenities. The White House plans to change that.
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Biden’s student debt relief plan is temporarily blocked. Here’s what you need to know.

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked President Biden's student loan forgiveness plan — but people are encouraged to keep submitting applications.
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Puerto Rico is without electricity as Hurricane Fiona pummels the island

Hurricane Fiona made landfall in southwestern Puerto Rico on Sunday afternoon, as the entire island continues to reel from the knockout of its electricity grid.
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The end of Roe v. Wade has huge economic implications for male partners, too

Research is more limited, but shows that men who become parents younger than planned are less likely to go to college and have lower earnings.