Former Vice President Walter Mondale Dies At 93

Former Vice President Walter Mondale Dies At 93
Added 22 minutes ago
Summary: The Minnesota Democrat was President Jimmy Carter's vice president and the Democratic nominee for president in 1984. He's lauded for humor and transforming the vice presidency, but also for decency.
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Eco-Activist Greta Thunberg Has A New Issue: The Moral Threat of Vaccine Inequality

Eco-Activist Greta Thunberg Has A New Issue: The Moral Threat of Vaccine Inequality
Added 40 minutes ago
Summary: The 18-year-old gave her point of view at a World Health Organization press conference, saying it's "unethical" to vaccinate young people in wealthy countries ahead of health workers in poor places.
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Trial Of Derek Chauvin In The Death Of George Floyd Goes To The Jury

Trial Of Derek Chauvin In The Death Of George Floyd Goes To The Jury
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: Ahead of closing arguments in the case of the former Minneapolis police officer, Judge Peter Cahill issued detailed instructions to the jury. Chauvin faces three counts.
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COVID-19 Is Now Spreading Fastest In India — Pushing Its Health System Near Collapse

COVID-19 Is Now Spreading Fastest In India — Pushing Its Health System Near Collapse
Added 2 hours ago
Summary: India is now where the coronavirus is spreading fastest. With shortages of hospital beds, oxygen and vaccines, the country's health system is near collapse.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
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Putin Critic Alexei Navalny 'Could Die At Any Moment,' Doctor Says

Putin Critic Alexei Navalny 'Could Die At Any Moment,' Doctor Says
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: The imprisoned Russian opposition leader, who is three weeks into a hunger strike, is at risk of cardiac arrest or kidney failure, according to test results, his physician says.
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Closing Arguments In Derek Chauvin Trial Set To Begin Monday

Closing Arguments In Derek Chauvin Trial Set To Begin Monday
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: The former Minneapolis police officer faces manslaughter and murder charges in George Floyd's death. The prosecution and defense get one last chance to be heard before the jury begins deliberation.
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UK Sees Garden Gnome Shortage After Suez Canal Incident

UK Sees Garden Gnome Shortage After Suez Canal Incident
Added 7 hours ago
Summary: Lots of goods were held up when a cargo ship became stuck in the Suez canal, causing shortages in many places around the world. In the UK, garden gnomes are in high demand.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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Europe's Top Soccer Teams Announce New 'Super League'

Europe's Top Soccer Teams Announce New 'Super League'
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: The Super League's 12 Founding Clubs include some of the most famous professional sports teams in the world, including Liverpool, Manchester United, and Real Madrid.
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Success! NASA's Ingenuity Makes 1st Powered Flight On Mars

Success! NASA's Ingenuity Makes 1st Powered Flight On Mars
Added 8 hours ago
Summary: The tiny helicopter took off and hovered briefly — the first such flight on another planet. The Perseverance rover kept tabs on the mission from a viewing point about 60 yards away.
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Doctors Fear For Alexei Navalny As His Health Declines Due To Hunger Strike

Doctors Fear For Alexei Navalny As His Health Declines Due To Hunger Strike
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: The health of Putin critic Alexei Navalny is rapidly deteriorating, his team says, as he continues a hunger strike. His allies are calling for nationwide protests.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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Morning News Brief

Morning News Brief
Added 9 hours ago
Summary: The jury will listen to closing statements in Derek Chauvin's trial today. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny's health is deteriorating. And, all adults are now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine.
Sentiment: negative
17 minute read
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More Than Half Of U.S. Adults Have Gotten At Least One COVID-19 Vaccine Dose

More Than Half Of U.S. Adults Have Gotten At Least One COVID-19 Vaccine Dose
Added 10 hours ago
Summary: The CDC reported a hopeful statistic in the country's fight against the coronavirus on Sunday. On Monday, every adult in the country will be eligible to register to be vaccinated.
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12 Of Europe's Top Soccer Teams Create New 'Super League'

12 Of Europe's Top Soccer Teams Create New 'Super League'
Added 15 hours ago
Summary: A dozen European soccer clubs have announced plans to break away form their own "Super League." NPR's Noel King asks Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated why.
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FAQ: America's New Promise On Climate

FAQ: America's New Promise On Climate
Added 17 hours ago
Summary: The U.S. is planning to rapidly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This is America's return to the international climate stage. We break it down for you.
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Photos: The Culture Of Whales

Photos: The Culture Of Whales
Added 18 hours ago
Summary: Belugas play, a sperm whale nurses, and orcas teach their pups to hunt in a series of photographs from National Geographic photographer and explorer Brian Skerry.
Sentiment: positive
1 minute read
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Haitian Activist Brings Awareness To Spate Of Violence Rattling Country

Haitian Activist Brings Awareness To Spate Of Violence Rattling Country
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Jimmy Jean-Louis, a Haitian activist and actor who has been calling attention to the recent surge of violence and kidnappings in his country.
Sentiment: positive
9 minute read
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Raul Castro Has Stepped Down. What's Next For Cuba?

Raul Castro Has Stepped Down. What's Next For Cuba?
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Lillian Guerra, professor of Cuban and Caribbean history at the University of Florida, about Cuba after the Castros.
Sentiment: positive
9 minute read
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The Incredible Shrinking And Growing Brains Of Indian Jumping Ants

The Incredible Shrinking And Growing Brains Of Indian Jumping Ants
Added 21 hours ago
Summary: A new study of Indian jumping ants shows they have the ability to shrink and expand their brains — a first for any insect.
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Opinion: How COVID Reveals The Hypocrisy Of The Global Health 'Experience'

Opinion: How COVID Reveals The Hypocrisy Of The Global Health 'Experience'
Added a day ago
Summary: Health workers from the West couldn't help out in other countries due to lockdowns and restrictions. So they turned to help at home. But what is their role in lower resource countries moving forward?
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Consumer Safety Agency Warns People With Children To Stop Using The Peloton Tread+

Consumer Safety Agency Warns People With Children To Stop Using The Peloton Tread+
Added a day ago
Summary: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a warning about the Peloton Tread+ after reports of children being injured. Peloton insists the machine is safe when used as directed.
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Biden Welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga To White House

Biden Welcomes Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga To White House
Added a day ago
Summary: President Joe Biden met with Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga yesterday to talk about security in East Asia.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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U.S., China Agree To Cooperate On Climate Crisis With Urgency

U.S., China Agree To Cooperate On Climate Crisis With Urgency
Added a day ago
Summary: The world's two biggest carbon polluters agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with "seriousness and urgency" days before President Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders on the issue.
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What Can Wealthy Nations Do To Address Global Vaccine Inequity?

What Can Wealthy Nations Do To Address Global Vaccine Inequity?
Added a day ago
Summary: In the U.S., more than 1 out of 5 residents is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But elsewhere in the world, vaccination rates are much lower. Some poor nations have yet to receive a single dose.
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Indianapolis Shooting Suspect Obtained Guns Legally, Police Say

Indianapolis Shooting Suspect Obtained Guns Legally, Police Say
Added a day ago
Summary: The weapons used in Thursday's mass shooting at a FedEx facility were purchased legally by the suspect in July and September of 2020, police said. A shotgun was seized from him earlier.
1 minute read
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$25 Million Worth Of Giant Clam Shells Seized In The Philippines

$25 Million Worth Of Giant Clam Shells Seized In The Philippines
Added a day ago
Summary: The raid Friday was the third giant clam bust in just over a month. Since the beginning of March, about $30 million worth of giant clams have been seized from illegal operations.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Prince Philip Is Memorialized In An Intimate Funeral Ceremony

Prince Philip Is Memorialized In An Intimate Funeral Ceremony
Added a day ago
Summary: The Duke of Edinburgh, husband to Queen Elizabeth II for 73 years, was celebrated on Saturday. Only 30 people were allowed in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle. The queen sat alone.
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The Ramifications Of The Johnson & Johnson Vaccination Halt Are Global

The Ramifications Of The Johnson & Johnson Vaccination Halt Are Global
Added a day ago
Summary: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision to temporarily halt the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is having ramifications globally.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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Despite Strained Relations, U.S. And China Agree To Combat Climate Change Together

Despite Strained Relations, U.S. And China Agree To Combat Climate Change Together
Added a day ago
Summary: The U.S. and China say they will work together to tackle climate change. It's a rare display of cooperation amid an overall tense relationship.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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Brooklyn Center, Minnesota's Most Diverse City, Is In The Spotlight After Shooting

Brooklyn Center, Minnesota's Most Diverse City, Is In The Spotlight After Shooting
Added a day ago
Summary: The inner-ring suburb where Daunte Wright was shot by police has diversified dramatically over the last 30 years. Its city administration — and police force — have been slower to change.
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Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding On St. Vincent After Volcano Eruption

Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding On St. Vincent After Volcano Eruption
Added a day ago
Summary: A volcano erupted last week on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, and the volcano is still active. NPR's Debbie Elliott talks with geologist Richard Robertson about what could happen next.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 3 Million

Global COVID-19 Deaths Top 3 Million
Added a day ago
Summary: The largest number of deaths have come in the United States, Brazil, Mexico, India and the United Kingdom. The pandemic death toll reached 1 million in September 2020 and 2 million in January.
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An Ethiopian American Refugee Longs For Her Homeland

An Ethiopian American Refugee Longs For Her Homeland
Added 3 days ago
Summary: As a young teen, Najat Hamza fled Oromia, a regional state of Ethiopia, with her father to live in America. At StoryCorps, she spoke about what it means to leave "the familiar" behind.
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U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Russia For Election Meddling, Hacking

U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Russia For Election Meddling, Hacking
Added 3 days ago
Summary: NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador To Russia. The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Russia Thursday, which are just the latest attempts to thwart the Kremlin.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
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Brazil COVID-19: 'Humanitarian Crisis' With More Than 3,000 Deaths A Day

Brazil COVID-19: 'Humanitarian Crisis' With More Than 3,000 Deaths A Day
Added 3 days ago
Summary: The Supreme Court has approved an inquiry into President Jair Bolsonaro's pandemic response. Doctors Without Borders says the country's approach has led to a "near collapse of Brazil's health system."
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Behind The Relatively Slow Vaccine Rollout In Canada

Behind The Relatively Slow Vaccine Rollout In Canada
Added 3 days ago
Summary: NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with André Picard, health columnist with The Globe And Mail, about the reasons behind the relative slowness of COVID-19 vaccine rollouts in Canada.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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Antibody Drugs For COVID-19 Are A Cumbersome Tool Against Surges

Antibody Drugs For COVID-19 Are A Cumbersome Tool Against Surges
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Drugs that can help keep COVID-19 patients out of the hospital are playing only a small role in Michigan, where the pandemic is accelerating. Logistical challenges are to blame.
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A 'Worst Nightmare' Cyberattack: The Untold Story Of The SolarWinds Hack

A 'Worst Nightmare' Cyberattack: The Untold Story Of The SolarWinds Hack
Added 3 days ago
Summary: Russian hackers exploited gaps in U.S. defenses and spent months in government and corporate networks in one of the most effective cyber-espionage campaigns of all time. This is how they did it.
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Can The Afghan Army Hold Off The Taliban Without The U.S.?

Can The Afghan Army Hold Off The Taliban Without The U.S.?
Added 4 days ago
Summary: The Afghan military remains heavily dependent on U.S. equipment, training and money. It's far from clear how effective this U.S. assistance will be once American troops are gone.
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In Talks With Japanese Prime Minister, Biden To Focus On Countering China

In Talks With Japanese Prime Minister, Biden To Focus On Countering China
Added 4 days ago
Summary: President Biden meets with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday, his first in-person summit since taking office. Talks are expected to focus on shared concerns about China.
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A Surprising Kind Of First Aid For Mozambicans Fleeing Violence

A Surprising Kind Of First Aid For Mozambicans Fleeing Violence
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Psychological first aid is part of the mission of Doctors Without Borders. They hope to give those fleeing the horrors of civil unrest the tools to start moving past their trauma.
Sentiment: positive
1 minute read
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Biden Says His Climate Plan Means Jobs. Some Union Members Are Skeptical

Biden Says His Climate Plan Means Jobs. Some Union Members Are Skeptical
Added 4 days ago
Summary: President Biden has repeatedly promised the shift to clean energy will create "good-paying union jobs." But the wind and solar industries generally pay less, are not unionized, and need fewer people.
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Trees From The Forest Of Villefermoy Will Help Rebuild Notre Dame

Trees From The Forest Of Villefermoy Will Help Rebuild Notre Dame
Added 4 days ago
Summary: In France, the search is on for a thousand massive oak trees to provide beams needed to restore Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, which was badly damaged by fire two years ago.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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As Auto Industry Goes Electric, Can It Avoid A Battery Bottleneck?

As Auto Industry Goes Electric, Can It Avoid A Battery Bottleneck?
Added 4 days ago
Summary: As automakers from General Motors to Volkswagen bet big on an electric future, fears are rising about whether the world's supply of batteries can keep up.
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The Most Popular J&J Vaccine Story On Facebook? A Conspiracy Theorist Posted It

The Most Popular J&J Vaccine Story On Facebook? A Conspiracy Theorist Posted It
Added 4 days ago
Summary: A vast network of professional vaccine skeptics on social media has been waiting for a development like the Johnson & Johnson pause. Now experts say they will milk it for all it's worth and more.
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Capitol Police Needs Help To Address Insurrection Failures, Inspector General Says

Capitol Police Needs Help To Address Insurrection Failures, Inspector General Says
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Responding to a critical inspector general's report, the U.S. Capitol Police acknowledges that "much additional work needs to be done," but that it will need "significant resources" from Congress.
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Indirect Talks Over Nuclear Deal To Begin Between U.S., Iran

Indirect Talks Over Nuclear Deal To Begin Between U.S., Iran
Added 4 days ago
Summary: NPR's Noel King talks to Corey Hinderstein of the Nuclear Threat Initiative about the resumption of discussions with Iran and other parties to the nuclear deal, including the United States.
Sentiment: negative
6 minute read
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Blinken Visits Afghanistan After Biden Announces Troop Withdrawal

Blinken Visits Afghanistan After Biden Announces Troop Withdrawal
Added 5 days ago
Summary: U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Kabul on Thursday in a visit that comes on the heels of President Biden's announcement that all U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan.
1 minute read
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Muslim Civil Rights Leader Accused Of Harassment, Misconduct

Muslim Civil Rights Leader Accused Of Harassment, Misconduct
Added 5 days ago
Summary: A former chapter leader at the Council on American-Islamic Relations was accused of domestic abuse. Since then, other women have come forward with allegations of bad behavior, while he disputes all.
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Biden To Meet Japanese Counterpart Yoshihide Suga At The White House

Biden To Meet Japanese Counterpart Yoshihide Suga At The White House
Added 5 days ago
Summary: In a sign of U.S. intent to put Asian allies at the core of its foreign policy, Japan's prime minister will be the first foreign head of state to meet face-to-face with President Biden.
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Biden Administration Confirms Plans To Hit Russia With Sanctions

Biden Administration Confirms Plans To Hit Russia With Sanctions
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Officials in the Biden administration are preparing to issue wide-ranging sanctions against Russia in retaliation for the massive cyber breach discovered late last year.
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Proposed Biden-Putin Summit Follows Latest Russian Tensions With Ukraine

Proposed Biden-Putin Summit Follows Latest Russian Tensions With Ukraine
Added 5 days ago
Summary: President Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin may meet in person, after Biden's suggestion of a face-to-face summit during their telephone call on Tuesday.
Sentiment: negative
4 minute read
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Officer Cleared In The Shooting Death Of Ashli Babbitt During Capitol Riot

Officer Cleared In The Shooting Death Of Ashli Babbitt During Capitol Riot
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The investigation determined the officer did not act with bad purpose or in disregard of the law.
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Coinbase, A Bitcoin Startup, Goes Public. Is Crypto Really The 'Future Of Finance'?

Coinbase, A Bitcoin Startup, Goes Public. Is Crypto Really The 'Future Of Finance'?
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Coinbase's public debut comes as more institutions warm up to the idea of cryptocurrency and its popularity among investors soars.
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U.S. Health Officials Continue Pause Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

U.S. Health Officials Continue Pause Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
Added 5 days ago
Summary: An expert advisory committee to the CDC decided it needed more time to consider whether to recommend the restart administration of the COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson.
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Biden Appoints Erika Moritsugu To Asian American Liaison Role

Biden Appoints Erika Moritsugu To Asian American Liaison Role
Added 5 days ago
Summary: "Moritsugu will bring her experience and expertise to the Biden-Harris Administration where she will be a vital voice to advance the President and the Administration's priorities," officials said.
Sentiment: positive
5 minute read
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Falun Gong, Steve Bannon And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom

Falun Gong, Steve Bannon And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The Trump administration and a Democratic activist fought to win millions in federal funds for anti-censorship software tied to Falun Gong. That saga is now at the center of a criminal investigation.
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Defense Medical Expert: Floyd's Manner Of Death 'Undetermined,' Not 'Homicide'

Defense Medical Expert: Floyd's Manner Of Death 'Undetermined,' Not 'Homicide'
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Dr. David Fowler disputed the conclusion by the Hennepin County medical examiner that "homicide" was the manner of George Floyd's death. The defense witness said the manner was "undetermined."
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The Biden Administration Has Delayed Accepting More Refugees Despite Campaign Promise

The Biden Administration Has Delayed Accepting More Refugees Despite Campaign Promise
Added 5 days ago
Summary: NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with World Relief's Jenny Yang about the Biden administration's delays in accepting more refugees into the United States, despite campaign promises to increase numbers.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
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A Year In, Here's What We Know About Vitamin D For Preventing COVID

A Year In, Here's What We Know About Vitamin D For Preventing COVID
Added 5 days ago
Summary: For a year, researchers have been studying and arguing over vitamin D's potential for helping protect against or treat COVID-19. The evidence is still not conclusive.
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What We Know About The Suspect Who Planted Bombs Before The Capitol Riot

What We Know About The Suspect Who Planted Bombs Before The Capitol Riot
Added 5 days ago
Summary: More than 400 people are charged in the Jan. 6 riot, but one suspect remains elusive to law enforcement: the person who left bombs near the Democratic and Republican national committee headquarters.
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Behind The COVID-19 Surge In Papua New Guinea

Behind The COVID-19 Surge In Papua New Guinea
Added 5 days ago
Summary: COVID-19 cases in Papua New Guinea have been surging. As hundreds become sick each day, the healthcare system is struggling to keep up. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Rebecca Kuku.
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News Brief: Minneapolis Turmoil, J&J Shot, U.S.' Afghan Exit Plan

News Brief: Minneapolis Turmoil, J&J Shot, U.S.' Afghan Exit Plan
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The families of Daunte Wright and George Floyd call for justice. States pause using J&J's COVID-19 vaccine. The White House will announce a timeline for the U.S. to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.
Sentiment: negative
15 minute read
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Migrants Pass Through Many Unpatrolled Parts Of Mexico-Guatemala Border

Migrants Pass Through Many Unpatrolled Parts Of Mexico-Guatemala Border
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Thousands of desperate Central Americans trying to get to the U.S. for better lives face a treacherous journey. The first 100 miles take them through jungles.
Sentiment: negative
9 minute read
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Bernie Madoff, Whose Ponzi Scheme Bilked Thousands, Dies In Prison

Bernie Madoff, Whose Ponzi Scheme Bilked Thousands, Dies In Prison
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Bernie Madoff, who carried out one of the most notorious Ponzi schemes in history, has died while serving his prison sentence in North Carolina. He bilked thousands of investors out of their savings.
Sentiment: negative
8 minute read
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Denmark Drops AstraZeneca Vaccine, Citing Rare Side Effects, Epidemic 'Under Control'

Denmark Drops AstraZeneca Vaccine, Citing Rare Side Effects, Epidemic 'Under Control'
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The Danish Health Authority said it will continue its vaccination campaign without the shot made by AstraZeneca, but said its benefits outweigh the risks for those who do get it.
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Biden Plans To Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan, Ending America's Longest War

Biden Plans To Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan, Ending America's Longest War
Added 5 days ago
Summary: President Biden says he will withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan after 20 years without conditions, ending America's longest war.
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Poor Nations Left Behind In Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout

Poor Nations Left Behind In Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout
Added 5 days ago
Summary: NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Kate Elder, vaccine policy adviser for Doctors Without Borders, about the shortage of COVID-19 vaccines in poor nations.
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White House Will Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11

White House Will Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11
Added 5 days ago
Summary: NPR's Noel King talks to former State Department official Laurel Miller about the U.S. decision to withdraw all of its troops from Afghanistan after 20 years of fighting in that country.
Sentiment: negative
7 minute read
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'It's Time To End This Forever War.' Biden Says Forces To Leave Afghanistan By 9/11

'It's Time To End This Forever War.' Biden Says Forces To Leave Afghanistan By 9/11
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The president said he will move to withdraw American forces from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of an active U.S. military presence in the country.
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Former Army Commander Weighs In On Biden's Decision To Pull Troops Out Of Afghanistan

Former Army Commander Weighs In On Biden's Decision To Pull Troops Out Of Afghanistan
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Host Mary Louise Kelly speaks with former U.S. Army Col. Christopher Kolenda about President Biden's decision to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan by Sept. 11 of this year.
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Intelligence Chiefs Say China, Russia Are Biggest Threats To U.S.

Intelligence Chiefs Say China, Russia Are Biggest Threats To U.S.
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The top U.S. intelligence officials detailed concerns to the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, with many questions raised about cyberthreats and espionage targeting U.S. technology.
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Ex-FDA Chief Sees 'Struggle' To Vaccinate More Than Half U.S. Population

Ex-FDA Chief Sees 'Struggle' To Vaccinate More Than Half U.S. Population
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Dr. Scott Gottlieb doesn't expect enough demand for the vaccine much beyond 160 million Americans. But he says there may eventually be enough immunity to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
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Journalist Investigates 'Crime Story' Of The Sackler Family And The Opioid Crisis

Journalist Investigates 'Crime Story' Of The Sackler Family And The Opioid Crisis
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Empire of Pain author Patrick Radden Keefe says the Sackler family has "thrown a lot of energy" into trying to thwart his reporting about the family's involvement in the opioid crisis.
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Why 2019 Was The Worst Year On Record For Syphilis

Why 2019 Was The Worst Year On Record For Syphilis
Added 5 days ago
Summary: 2019 was the worst year on record for syphilis. Reasons range from drug use to dating apps to underinvestment in contact tracing, as well as the surprising role of pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police

1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police
Added 5 days ago
Summary: The statue is valued at 100,000 euros and was stolen from an archaeological site near the outskirts of Rome.
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Johnson & Johnson Halt Isn't Just A U.S. Problem

Johnson & Johnson Halt Isn't Just A U.S. Problem
Added 5 days ago
Summary: Soon after U.S. regulators paused the use of the J&J single-dose vaccine, health authorities in many European countries and in South Africa announced that they were also putting it on hold.
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Journalist Investigates Amazon Warehouse Life And The Pitfalls Of 'One-Click America'

Journalist Investigates Amazon Warehouse Life And The Pitfalls Of 'One-Click America'
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Alec MacGillis, author of the new book Fulfillment, says a union vote by Amazon workers in Alabama could determine "what life is going to look like for the working class in America in years to come."
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A Cautionary Tale For China's Ambitious Chipmakers

A Cautionary Tale For China's Ambitious Chipmakers
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Wuhan Hongxin Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. was supposed to be one of China's most advanced chipmakers. Now it's bankrupt — a big flop at a time when the country seeks technological self-reliance.
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Italy Expels 2 Russian Embassy Officials, Arrests Navy Captain On Spying Charges

Italy Expels 2 Russian Embassy Officials, Arrests Navy Captain On Spying Charges
Added 19 days ago
Summary: The captain, identified by Italian media as Walter Biot, was reportedly caught Tuesday evening as he handed over allegedly top-secret documents to one of the Russian diplomats in exchange for money.
Sentiment: negative
1 minute read
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Key Part Of Voice Recorder Found From January's Crash Of Indonesian Airliner

Key Part Of Voice Recorder Found From January's Crash Of Indonesian Airliner
Added 19 days ago
Summary: The memory unit from the cockpit voice recorder belonging to the Sriwijaya Air Boeing 737-500 that crashed into the Java Sea has been recovered, investigators say. All 62 people aboard were killed.
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Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Shows '100% Efficacy' In Adolescents

Pfizer Says COVID-19 Vaccine Shows '100% Efficacy' In Adolescents
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Pfizer says it will submit the clinical trial results "as soon as possible" to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and is hoping to start vaccinating children before the next school year.
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Suspect Arrested On Hate Crime Charges Over Attack On Asian Woman In Manhattan

Suspect Arrested On Hate Crime Charges Over Attack On Asian Woman In Manhattan
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Brandon Elliot, 38, was arrested Wednesday and faces charges including assault as a hate crime. Elliot is a lifetime parolee convicted of killing his mother in 2002 when he was 19.
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Bonnaroo Announces Lineup For 2021 Festival In September

Bonnaroo Announces Lineup For 2021 Festival In September
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Among the first of the major festivals to detail its post-pandemic return, Bonnaroo announced a 20th anniversary lineup that includes Foo Fighters, Megan Thee Stallion, Lizzo and the Grand Ole Opry.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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When It Comes To Email, Some Prisoners Say Attorney-Client Privilege Has Been Erased

When It Comes To Email, Some Prisoners Say Attorney-Client Privilege Has Been Erased
Added 19 days ago
Summary: Within the Federal Bureau of Prisons, inmates are asked to "voluntarily" agree to electronic monitoring in order to use the bureau's email system. But critics say there's nothing voluntary about it.
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Rep. Gaetz Denies Allegation, Claims He's Victim Of Extortion Plot

Rep. Gaetz Denies Allegation, Claims He's Victim Of Extortion Plot
Added 19 days ago
Summary: The New York Times reported the Florida Republican is being investigated by the Justice Department over whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid for her to travel with him.
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China Urged To Withdraw Ships From Reef In South China Sea

China Urged To Withdraw Ships From Reef In South China Sea
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Summary: The massing of Chinese ships around a contested reef in the South China Sea is drawing unusual attention. The Philippines fired off a diplomat protest calling on China to withdraw some 180 vessels.
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Texas Migrant Facility Was Severely Overcrowded, AP Reporter Says

Texas Migrant Facility Was Severely Overcrowded, AP Reporter Says
Added 20 days ago
Summary: NPR's Noel King talks to Elliot Spagat of The Associated Press, who was one of the few journalists allowed into a Texas facility housing migrants, about what he saw.
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N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization

N.Y. Gov. Cuomo Signs Marijuana Legalization
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Summary: Critics say in many states the legal marijuana boom hasn't benefited people of color. Lawmakers in New York say their approach avoids those mistakes.
Sentiment: negative
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G. Gordon Liddy, Chief Operative Behind Watergate Scandal, Dies At 90

G. Gordon Liddy, Chief Operative Behind Watergate Scandal, Dies At 90
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Summary: The bombastic conservative, who became a popular talk show host, reveled in his reputation as a man willing to go to any lengths to reelect Nixon, saying, "I'd do it again for my president."
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Far-Right Misinformation Is Thriving On Facebook. A New Study Shows Just How Much

Far-Right Misinformation Is Thriving On Facebook. A New Study Shows Just How Much
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Research from New York University found that far-right accounts known for spreading misinformation drive engagement at higher rates than other news sources.
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'It Wasn't Right,' Young Woman Who Recorded Chauvin And Floyd On Video Tells Court

'It Wasn't Right,' Young Woman Who Recorded Chauvin And Floyd On Video Tells Court
Added 20 days ago
Summary: The young woman, who was 17 when she filmed former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin holding his knee on George Floyd's neck, says the only violence she saw was "from the cops."
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President Of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro Is Replacing Multiple Members Of His Cabinet

President Of Brazil Jair Bolsonaro Is Replacing Multiple Members Of His Cabinet
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Brazil's far-right president Jair Bolsonaro has reshuffled his cabinet, replacing several key ministers.
Sentiment: negative
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NPR Cookie Consent and Choices

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Summary: NPR’s sites use cookies, similar tracking and storage technologies, and information about the device you use to access our sites (together, “cookies”) to enhance your viewing, listening and user experience, personalize content, personalize messages from NPR’s sponsors, provide social media features, and analyze NPR’s traffic. This information is shared with social media, sponsorship, analytics, and other vendors or service providers. See details.
Sentiment: positive
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Biden Announces New Steps To Tackle Anti-Asian Violence And Discrimination

Biden Announces New Steps To Tackle Anti-Asian Violence And Discrimination
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Summary: The White House on Tuesday unveiled actions to reverse the rising violent crimes against the AAPI community. Advocates and Asian American leaders have pressed the administration to do more.
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Firefighter Testifies: 'I Was Desperate To Help ... And This Human Was Denied That'

Firefighter Testifies: 'I Was Desperate To Help ... And This Human Was Denied That'
Added 20 days ago
Summary: Video footage played in court on Tuesday shows Genevieve Hansen pleading with officers on top of George Floyd for a chance to help him. She asked them to check his pulse. They ignored her requests.
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China's Relationship With Myanmar's Military: It's Complicated

China's Relationship With Myanmar's Military: It's Complicated
Added 20 days ago
Summary: China's relationship with Myanmar's military is complicated. Protesters allege that China is turning a blind eye to the military's crackdown — and have recently torched several Chinese factories.
Sentiment: negative
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Brazil: Military Chiefs Replaced Amid Major Reshuffle Of Bolsonaro Government

Brazil: Military Chiefs Replaced Amid Major Reshuffle Of Bolsonaro Government
Added 20 days ago
Summary: The moves come while President Jair Bolsonaro is under intense criticism as the country's coronavirus cases spin further out of control. Brazil is now seen as the epicenter of the pandemic.
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The Paris Opera Ballet Is Undergoing A Racial Reckoning

The Paris Opera Ballet Is Undergoing A Racial Reckoning
Added 20 days ago
Summary: The world's oldest ballet company is undergoing a racial reckoning. The Paris Opera Ballet is working to update racist stereotypes and increase diversity.
Sentiment: positive
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British Ambassador To The U.S. Explains What A New President Means To The U.K.

British Ambassador To The U.S. Explains What A New President Means To The U.K.
Added 20 days ago
Summary: NPR's Ari Shapiro talks to British Ambassador to the U.S. Karen Pierce about how a new American president changes how the United Kingdom fits on the world stage.
Sentiment: positive
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Teenage Witness Says Floyd 'Looked Kind Of Purple, Limp' When Ambulance Arrived

Teenage Witness Says Floyd 'Looked Kind Of Purple, Limp' When Ambulance Arrived
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Summary: The 17-year-old described then-Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin as "kind of angry," adding that "he was digging his knee into George Floyd's neck" and he threatened bystanders with a can of Mace.
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