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In college football, there are five athletic conferences considered elite - the Power Five. Yesterday, three of them announced an alliance.

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We want to take a moment now to remember Michigan lawmaker Paul Mitchell. Mitchell died Sunday after a diagnosis of renal cancer. Our co-host Audie Cornish has this remembrance.

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After Sunday's massive protests in Cuba, the government there employed a common authoritarian tactic. It blocked the internet.

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If there's anything the past year has put at the forefront, it's our mortality.

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MAX LINSKY: You seem very convinced that you've gotten very old.

It's been a hot week full of court documents and news drops. And now, we're ready for a calmer and cooler break with time to breathe. And fortunately, we've got recommendations for podcasts, binge-able television and good reading for your holiday weekend.

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