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 2021-04-21 10:46 

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NYC's Latest Vaccination Site: American Museum Of Natural History...

On Friday, New York's American Museum of Natural History will turn into a mass vaccination site. You could get your shot standing under the famous 94-foot-long model of a blue whale....

 2021-04-21 10:01 

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Sanders And Top Progressives Push To Make College Free For Most Americans...

They are introducing legislation that would eliminate tuition and fees at public, four-year institutions for those from families earning up to $125,000 and make community college free for everyone....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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Avocado Going Bad? Put It In Chocolate Mousse...

If you've got an avocado that's about to go bad, you can use it to make this simple, healthy chocolate mousse recipe....

 2021-04-21 10:00 

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VIDEO: Is Recycling Worth It Anymore? People On The Front Lines Say Maybe Not...

As America continues to lead the world in per capita waste production, it's becoming more and more clear that everybody — manufacturers and consumers —...

 2021-04-21 09:55 

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Musician Distracts Himself During 1st Time Paragliding...

The man in Turkey, to combat nervousness, brought along his violin — playing away as he soared through the sky. It's safe to say he conquered his fear. He has signed up to do it again....

 2021-04-21 09:42 

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Super Collapse: Plans For New Elite Soccer League Implode...

Six British teams announced on Tuesday they were stepping back from plans to create the Super League, essentially killing the project altogether....

 2021-04-21 09:03 

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George W. Bush Lends His Voice To Immigrants In 'Out Of Many, One'...

The former president's book features portraits of 43 immigrants — athletes, public servants, business leaders, educators:...

 2021-04-21 09:03 

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Columbus Police Release Body Camera Footage In Shooting Of Ma'Khia Bryan...

Police in Columbus, Ohio, responding to calls about a domestic disturbance, shot and killed a Black teenage girl. Body camera footage appears to show she may have had a knife....

 2021-04-21 09:03 

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Scientists Hope New Techniques Will Reverse Decline In Florida Reefs...

NOAA is overseeing a $100 million effort to restore Florida's most important coral reefs. Over the last 40 years, they've been degraded by disease, development and environmental stresses....

 2021-04-21 09:03 

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U.S. Reaches Another Crucial Juncture In The Fight Against COVID-19...

The U.S. has entered a precarious limbo period in the pandemic, with the nation teetering on the edge of a tipping point to win the battle against the virus, or succumbing to yet another deadly surge....

 2021-04-21 09:03 

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Sudden Coronavirus Spike Overwhelms India's Health Care System...

India is grappling with shortages of hospital beds, oxygen and vaccines amid a sharp spike in COVID-19 cases. Scientists are scrambling to sequence new variants....

 2021-04-21 09:03 

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Southeast Asian Summit Will Address Violence Post Myanmar Coup...

Southeast Asian leaders — including the leader of a coup in Myanmar — will meet this week to discuss a possible end to the crackdown on protesters following the Feb. 1 coup....

 2021-04-21 09:03 

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Wisconsin, Foxconn Amend Deal Over Tax Incentive Package...

Taiwanese tech giant Foxconn and the state of Wisconsin have reached a deal, with reduced tax incentives, years after a $3 billion deal that some politicians and taxpayers say was all a mirage....

 2021-04-21 09:03 

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News Brief: Chauvin Found Guilty Of All 3 Counts In Floyd's Death...

Former police officer Derek Chauvin is awaiting sentencing after being found guilty in the murder of George Floyd. Reaction to the verdict has been passionate across Minneapolis and the nation....

 2021-04-21 09:03 

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FedEx Cell Phone Policy Scrutinized After Mass Shooting...

After the recent mass shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, it was tough for workers' friends and family to get in touch with their loved ones. That's because of a company cell phone policy....

 2021-04-21 09:00 

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Butcher Brown: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert...

The Richmond, Va., band floats between jazz, hip-hop, funk and soul. Watch the group's rooftop Tiny Desk performance....

 2021-04-21 09:00 

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How Schools Can Help Kids Heal After A Year Of 'Crisis And Uncertainty'...

The pandemic has been stressful for millions of children. If that stress isn't buffered by caring adults, it can have lifelong consequences. There's a lot schools can do to keep that from happening....

 2021-04-21 04:01 

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2021 Oscars Guide: Animated Features...

Wolves, aliens and the afterlife all show up in this year's Oscar-nominated animated features. From stop-motion to hand-drawn art, these five films exhibit and celebrate different styles of animation and storytelling. Disney and Pixar appear, but the ...

 2021-04-21 04:01 

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A Utopia For Black Capitalism...

Floyd McKissick, one of the major leaders of the civil rights movement, had an audacious, lifelong dream. He wanted to build a city — from scratch — that would create economic opportunities for Black people and be sustained by the wealth they ...

 2021-04-21 02:50 

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16-Year-Old Black Girl Who Called For Help, Fatally Shot By Police, Ohio Family Says...

Ma'Khia Bryant felt she was in danger and called the Columbus police, according to her aunt. But when officers arrived at her home on Tuesday afternoon, the girl ended up dead....

 2021-04-21 00:50 

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Reactions From George Floyd Square In Minneapolis...

At George Floyd Square in Minneapolis, a crowd gathered when they heard that the jury had reached a verdict....

 2021-04-21 00:37 

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Mexico's President Has Been Muddying The Country's COVID-19 Vaccine Messaging...

Mexico's president has been zigzagging on whether or not to get a vaccine, muddying a message about the vaccine's effectiveness in the country with the third-highest COVID-19 death rate in the world....

 2021-04-21 00:28 

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Floyd Brothers React To Verdict: 'This Is For Everyone Who Has Been Held Down'...

George Floyd's siblings shared their relief and trauma after the guilty verdict of the ex-cop who killed their brother....

 2021-04-20 21:41 

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Floyd's Brother On Verdict: 'I Was Just Praying They Would Find Him Guilty'...

Philonise Floyd began weeping as Judge Peter Cahill read the three guilty verdicts aloud in court on Tuesday....

 2021-04-20 21:16 

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Jim Steinman, Writer Of Operatic Rock Hits For Meat Loaf And Celine Dion, Dies At 73...

Closely associated with Meat Loaf, Jim Steinman also wrote over-the-top hits for Bonnie Tyler, Air Supply and Celine Dion, as well as music for the stage....

 2021-04-20 20:46 

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Union Groups Mobilize To Keep Moderate Democrats In Line For Biden's Proposals...

Union groups are trying to keep moderate Democrats in line on Biden's jobs and infrastructure proposals. Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) raised concerns about proposed tax increases on corporations....

 2021-04-20 20:46 

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Mexico's President Is Muddying The Country's COVID-19 Vaccine Messaging...

Mexico's president has been zigzagging on whether or not to get a vaccine, muddying a message about the vaccine's effectiveness in the country with the third-highest COVID-19 death rate in the world....

 2021-04-20 20:46 

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Manchester City And Chelsea To Pull Out Of Newly-Formed Football League...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelley talk with Roger Bennett of Men in Blazers about how just two days after the announcement of a new European Super League, Manchester United and Chelsea say they won't join....

 2021-04-20 20:39 

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Democrats Block McCarthy Resolution To Censure Maxine Waters Over Protest Comments...

Republicans criticized the California Democrat's remarks urging protesters to...

 2021-04-20 20:31 

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Some CEOs Are Hearing A New Message: Act On Climate, Or We'll Cut Your Pay...

Some companies, under pressure from shareholders, are tying executive compensation to climate targets. It's not widespread yet, but the approach is catching on....

 2021-04-20 20:29 

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Outdoor Mask Mandates Could Lift Soon, According To Ashish Jha Of Brown University...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ashish Jha, Dean of Brown University School of Public Health, who says outdoor transmission of COVID-19 is low and states may soon lift outdoor mask mandates....

 2021-04-20 20:29 

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EMA Says Benefits Outweigh The Clots Potentially Linked To Johnson & Johnson Vaccine...

The European Medicines Agency concluded there is a possible link between the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and rare, unusual blood clots, saying the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the very rare risks....

 2021-04-20 20:29 

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Archaeologists Discover Earliest Example Of Dog Domestication In Arabia...

Archaeologists have discovered remains of the earliest example of dog domestication on the Arabian Peninsula, providing a look into pet ownership 6,000 years ago....

 2021-04-20 20:22 

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Far-Right-Friendly Platform Parler Expected To Return To App Store Next Week...

Apple suspended the platform from its app store in the wake of the Capitol riots, citing inadequate content moderation practices. Parler says it will relaunch next week with...

 2021-04-20 20:21 

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Abnormally Dry California Forests Are A Grim Warning For 2021's Wildfire Season...

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with reporter Amy Graff from SFGate about a grim sign for 2021's wildfire season: low moisture in California forests....

 2021-04-20 20:21 

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Nigella Lawson On How To Find Peace While Cooking...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with cookbook writer Nigella Lawson about her latest book Cook, Eat, Repeat and how to stop viewing cooking as tedious and, instead, find peace in the kitchen....

 2021-04-20 20:21 

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As Cape Cod's Tourist Season Nears, A Push To Get The Community Vaccinated...

COVID-19 variants are escalating new cases on Cape Cod. Health officials are racing to get communities vaccinated before the tourists arrive....

 2021-04-20 20:17 

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Cuba's Communists Change Leadership, But Likely Not Much Else...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Patrick Oppmann, a CNN reporter based in Havana, about what it means for Cuba that a Castro is not at the helm for the first time in more than sixty years....

 2021-04-20 20:17 

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How Pandemic Responses Are Shaping The Economic Recovery Of 3 Continents...

China, Europe, and the United States have had mixed success in controlling the pandemic, and it's shaping the economic recovery on three continents....

 2021-04-20 20:17 

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Chad's Military Says President Killed On Battlefield...

Chad's President Idriss Dby, who ruled the country for more than 30 years, is dead. An army spokesman says Dby died after sustaining injuries on the front line of a battle against rebel forces....

 2021-04-20 19:40 

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Anatomy Of A Spillover: We Failed To Stop SARS-CoV-2. How Do Find The Next 'Big One'?...

For decades, the U.S. has spent many millions hunting down viruses in hope of stopping a pandemic. Yet the efforts failed. A group of researchers thinks they have a better strategy for the future....

 2021-04-20 18:50 

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Lagging Vaccination Rates Among Rural Seniors Hint At Brewing Rural-Urban Divide...

As adults of all ages get access to the COVID-19 vaccines, health researchers worry that the trend could worsen....

 2021-04-20 18:00 

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After A Disrupted Census, Congress Tries Again To Extend Deadlines For Results...

The 2020 census results are months overdue after COVID-19 upended the national count. Efforts to extend reporting deadlines stalled last year after Trump officials decided to cut short counting....

 2021-04-20 16:15 

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Chad's President, Idriss Dby, Reportedly Killed During Clash With Rebels...

The death of Dby, who came to power in 1990, was announced a day after his re-election for a sixth term was certified. The army said that his son, a four-star general, will become interim president....

 2021-04-20 15:47 

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European Union Regulator Says Benefits Outweigh Risks Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine...

The European Medicines Agency says there is a possible link between the J&J vaccine and rare blood clotting. It says a warning should be added to the label, but says benefits outweigh the risks....

 2021-04-20 15:37 

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Biden Speaks With George Floyd's Family As Nation Awaits A Verdict...

The White House says Biden called to...

 2021-04-20 11:17 

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U.S. Ambassador To Russia Returns To Washington As Relations Sour Further...

John Sullivan is returning for...

 2021-04-20 11:00 

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Swiss Celebrate Tradition Of Blowing Up Snowman To Ring In Spring...

A large snowman filled with fireworks is supposed to let Switzerland know how good of a summer they will have. The faster he burns, the better the summer will be....

 2021-04-20 11:00 

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Step Inside This New Mexico House And Enter Deep Space...

Marten Griego has put his special house up for sale. When you step inside, you'll see lots of custom art, including a wall he painted to look like the edge of a cave with a view of outer space....

 2021-04-20 10:30 

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When You Add More Police To A City, What Happens?...

A new study looks at the effects of growing police forces on racial inequality....

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