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A new poll finds white adults are more than twice as likely as others to get sizable financial help from parents or grandparents. By contrast, Black adults are more likely to give money to elders. Tracy J. Lee for NPR hide caption

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Why America's racial wealth gap persists across generations

A new poll finds white adults are more than twice as likely as others to get sizable financial help from parents or grandparents. By contrast, Black adults are more likely to give money to elders.

Here's one reason why America's racial wealth gap persists across generations

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A cross and Bible sculpture stand outside the Southern Baptist Convention headquarters in Nashville, Tenn., on May 24. The Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention says that several of the denomination's major entities are under investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice. Holly Meyer/AP hide caption

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The Justice Department is investigating the Southern Baptist Convention over its sex abuse crisis

Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention, which has faced widespread sexual abuse problems, said several of the denomination's major entities are under investigation by the Department of Justice.

A federal jury awarded Republican Roy Moore $8.2 million in damages Friday after finding that a Democratic-aligned super PAC defamed him in an advertisement during the 2017 U.S. Senate race in Alabama. Julie Bennett/AP hide caption

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A Democratic-aligned super PAC is ordered to pay Roy Moore $8.2 million in a defamation suit

A federal jury found that a Democratic-aligned super PAC defamed the Alabama Republican in a TV ad recounting sexual misconduct accusations during his failed 2017 U.S. Senate bid.

Ishar Das Arora, 83, watches a 3-D video of his birthplace in Pakistan, through a virtual reality device. Raksha Kumar/NPR hide caption

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75 years after India's violent Partition, survivors can cross the border — virtually

A virtual reality project helps survivors of India's Partition glimpse long-lost birthplaces they fled as children. Fraught relations between India and Pakistan mean they can't visit in person.

75 years after India's violent Partition, survivors can cross the border — virtually

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San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. looks out from the dugout prior to the team's game against the Philadelphia Phillies on June 25 in San Diego. Tatis was suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball on Friday after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Derrick Tuskan/AP hide caption

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Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. is suspended 80 games for a positive drug test

Tatis won't play this season. MLB said he tested positive for clostebol, an anabolic steroid. Tatis said he accidentally took a medication to treat ringworm that contained the banned substance.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leaves a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on Friday, where he spoke to reporters about the Inflation Reduction Act. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images hide caption

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What the Inflation Reduction Act does and doesn't do about rising prices

The Inflation Reduction Act is not expected to bring down inflation dramatically or right away, but experts say that might not be such a bad thing given the bill's other areas of focus.

The award-winning novelist Chibundu Onuzo has lately been thinking about her life in London and her visits to Nigeria, where she was born: "What do I love most about my trips to Lagos? I lose my self-consciousness there. If I stand out, it's for something other than my skin color." David Levenson/Getty Images hide caption

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My brother made it in Lagos — and taught me lessons about my life in London

The author Chibundu Onuzo reflects on her older brother's path to success after leaving the U.K. for their native Nigeria — and wonders whether she should consider joining him.

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