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 2022-05-17 20:17 

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Amber Heard is cross-examined about fights with Johnny Depp...

Johnny Depp's lawyers question the truthfulness of Amber Heard's accusation that Depp sexually assaulted her with a liquor bottle....

 2022-05-17 20:16 

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What the shooting in Buffalo has to do with Fox News host Tucker Carlson...

The man accused of murdering 10 people in Buffalo said he'd been radicalized by a racist conspiracy theory, No one in a position of prominence has done more to promote that theory than Tucker Carlson....

 2022-05-17 20:16 

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Meet Alisa Amador, the winner of the 2022 Tiny Desk Contest...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with the winner of the 2022 Tiny Desk Contest, Alisa Amador....

 2022-05-17 20:16 

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Several far right Republicans running in the Idaho primary have ties to extremism...

Idaho's Republican primary is seen as a national test for how far to the right the GOP can be pulled, as several candidates tied to extremist groups are running for governor and the legislature....

 2022-05-17 20:16 

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A Ukrainian refugee is still teaching her students, who are spread around the world...

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ukrainian refugee Daria Bietschansa about what life is like some two months after she fled Ukraine....

 2022-05-17 20:16 

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Biden denounces white supremacy while in Buffalo to visit shooting victims' families...

President Biden visited Buffalo Tuesday to console victims and families of Saturday's mass shooting at a supermarket. He called on Congress to pass stricter gun laws....

 2022-05-17 20:07 

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Suspect faces multiple charges in a deadly California church shooting...

David Chou, the man accused of opening fire Sunday on a Taiwanese church congregation in California, was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder....

 2022-05-17 20:05 

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A pro-Trump film suggests its data are so accurate, it solved a murder. That's false...

Conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza's new film...

 2022-05-17 18:41 

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Snap CEO Evan Spiegel and Miranda Kerr paid off art school graduates' student loans...

Spiegel and Kerr, who have been married since 2017, gave the commencement speech and got honorary degrees from Otis College of Art and Design. Then they surprised graduates with a gift of their own....

 2022-05-17 17:56 

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In wave after deadly wave, COVID has claimed 1 million lives in the U.S....

The virus became the third leading cause of death in the U.S., and caused so many to die in the prime of life that the country experienced the biggest drop in life expectancy since World War II....

 2022-05-17 17:28 

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South Carolina becomes the latest state to enact a transgender sports ban...

South Carolina's governor signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students from playing girls' or women's sports in public schools and colleges....

 2022-05-17 15:52 

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U.N. and advocates raise concerns of abortion access for Ukrainian refugees in Poland...

Poland's abortion laws are among the strictest in Europe. Advocates are seeking to help Ukrainian refugees who wish to terminate a pregnancy — including women raped by Russian soldiers during the war....

 2022-05-17 15:21 

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A dealer is sentenced to 17.5 years for his role in Mac Miller's fatal overdose...

Stephen Walter was sentenced on Monday. He is one of three men indicted in connection with supplying the fentanyl-laced pills that contributed to the rapper's accidental overdose in 2018....

 2022-05-17 14:29 

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A suspect has been arrested in a Dallas salon shooting that may be a hate crime...

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a shooting that wounded three women in a hair salon in the city's Koreatown, police said. Possible links to other shootings are being investigated....

 2022-05-17 14:19 

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Hezbollah and its allies lose their majority in Lebanon's parliament...

Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group and its allies lost their parliamentary majority, final elections results showed Tuesday, while more than a dozen independent newcomers gained seats....

 2022-05-17 12:30 

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Elon Musk says doubt about spam accounts could doom Twitter deal...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says his deal to buy Twitter can't move forward unless the company shows public proof that less than 5% of the accounts on the social media platform are fake or spam....

 2022-05-17 12:08 

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Congress is holding its first UFO hearing in more than 50 years...

The hearing, which will include testimony from military intelligence officials, is the first on the subject since 1969. It will be livestreamed on the House Intelligence Committee's YouTube channel....

 2022-05-17 11:15 

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Biden will visit Buffalo, where residents are reeling from the mass shooting...

In Buffalo, N.Y., people are still struggling to comprehend Saturday's attack that killed 10 people at a supermarket. Authorities say a self-avowed white supremacist targeted Black people....

 2022-05-17 10:47 

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A Bay Area teen stepped in for Pearl Jam's drummer after he got COVID-19...

It had to be on Kai Neukerman's wish list to play with Pearl Jam. Neukerman left the Oakland arena saying it felt surreal, but also with a bit of immortality....

 2022-05-17 10:30 

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The case for revolutionizing child care in America...

A new book argues that greater public support for parents is critical for the brain development of America's kids....

 2022-05-17 10:00 

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New Mix: Tiny Desk Contest winner Alisa Amador, SOAK, Jens Lekman, more...

All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen introduces this year's Tiny Desk Contest winner, Alisa Amador, plus new music from SOAK, the identical twins duo Companion, Swedish singer-songwriter Jens Lekman and more.Featured Artists And Songs:1. Alisa Amador...

 2022-05-17 10:00 

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Delaware State University to file a complaint with DOJ after bus search incident...

Tony Allen, Delaware State University's president, says once the complaint is officially filed, it will be made available to the campus community to read....

 2022-05-17 09:57 

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The 'Great Replacement' conspiracy theory isn't fringe anymore, it's mainstream...

A racist conspiracy theory is believed to have motivated the suspected gunman in the Buffalo attack. It was once a fringe belief, but it's found its way into the mainstream....

 2022-05-17 09:53 

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Announcing the winner of the 2022 Tiny Desk Contest...

Choosing one winner from all the incredible entries NPR Music receives each year is no small feat — but this year, one songwriter gave a captivating performance that rose to the top....

 2022-05-17 09:31 

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Congressional candidate Alexandra Hunt wants you to look beyond her past...

The 29-year-old looking to unseat Rep. Dwight Evans for Pennsylvania's 3rd Congressional District, has grabbed attention for her past as a stripper and for creating an OnlyFans....

 2022-05-17 09:14 

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From across the Pacific, Taiwan's president castigates California shooting...

The leader of the self-governing East Asian island condemned violence following the deadly attack against a Taiwanese congregation in California....

 2022-05-17 09:06 

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If Roe v. Wade is overturned, Michigan law would prohibit abortion for rape victims...

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Genevieve Marnon, legislative director of Right to Life in Michigan, about the state's 1931 ban on abortion which could come into effect if Roe v. Wade is overturned....

 2022-05-17 09:06 

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As the U.S. COVID death toll nears a million, why that number is hard to fathom...

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with philosopher Eric Boynton about empathy and community grief as the U.S. nears a landmark death toll: one million people dying from COVID-19....

 2022-05-17 09:06 

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In Appreciation of Teachers: Share a poem...

As the school year draws to a close, is there a teacher who has inspired you? Share with us a poem showing your appreciation for educators who have inspired you....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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Here are the key primary election results from Idaho...

The governor's race has top billing, as Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin, who has the endorsement of former President Donald Trump, is challenging sitting Republican Gov. Brad Little....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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Here are the key primary election results from Kentucky...

Among Kentucky's competitive primaries: U.S. Senate, and Districts 3 and 4 for the U.S. House....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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Here are the key primary election results from North Carolina...

Rep. Madison Cawthorn is facing a challenge, supported by major state GOP figures. One Democratic House primary may have been reshaped by the abortion rights debate. And a key Senate race will be set....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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How the 'Replacement' theory went mainstream on the political right...

The theory began in white supremacist circles and has slowly integrated into the mainstream of Republican politics....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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Here are the key primary election results from Oregon...

A term-limited Gov. Kate Brown means there's an open race for governor. And Democratic Rep. Kurt Schrader faces a progressive challenger....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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The new Downton Abbey film is here, and its creator says misery isn't compulsory...

After six seasons and one movie spin-off, fans of the Crawley family have questions about the newest upcoming film; Show creator Julian Fellowes has answers....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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Here are the key primary election results from Pennsylvania...

The GOP Senate contest is a tight three-way race, despite Donald Trump trying to boost TV doctor Mehmet Oz. There's also a high-stakes race for governor....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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After Julie's mortifying moment in college, a classmate knew just how to help...

Julie Ort wasn't sure she would ever move past the fall in her freshman year physics class that all her classmates witnessed. But then a classmate offered her cookies and she saw how to move forward....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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10 races to watch Tuesday, led by Senate contests in Pennsylvania and North Carolina...

Five states hold primaries Tuesday. The top race is in Pennsylvania, where the GOP Senate primary will be another test of Trump's influence, while Democratic voters seem to favor John Fetterman....

 2022-05-17 09:00 

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Fontaines D.C.: Tiny Desk (Home) Concert...

Irish post-punk band Fontaines D.C. delivers a four-song set from Chicago's Irish American Heritage Center....

 2022-05-17 08:21 

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New Zealand shooting survivor says violence achieved nothing...

The deadly attacks at two Christchurch mosques brought people together rather than sowing discord, one of the survivors says....

 2022-05-17 07:00 

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President Biden will travel to Buffalo today to meet with shooting victims' families...

Biden will visit the supermarket where last weekend's deadly shooting took place, as well as visit with local leaders and law enforcement....

 2022-05-17 04:10 

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From Odd Future to The Internet, Syd...

In this encore episode from 2018, former host Sam Sanders speaks with singer-songwriter Syd about her work with the hip-hop collective Odd Future and now with her own group The Internet. The two discuss how she produced The Internet's fourth album, Hi...

 2022-05-17 04:10 

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'The Flight Attendant' takes off once again...

A woman wakes up after a night of partying and realizes something is very, very wrong. That's the premise of the HBO Max series The Flight Attendant. It's a taut, darkly funny thriller starring Kaley Cuoco of The Big Bang Theory as a woman in sear...

 2022-05-17 04:10 

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How Vaccine Misinformation Spread Through The Parenting World...

Any hour now, the U.S. is expected to officially mark one million lives lost to the COVID-19 pandemic. Health correspondent Allison Aubrey shares how this misinformation first entered the parenting world--and how some are fighting back. Email the show at ...

 2022-05-17 04:03 

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How to overcome FOMO...
 2022-05-17 02:59 

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FDA announces plans to ease the shortage of baby formula...

Abbott, one of the largest formula-makers in the U.S., has reached an agreement with the government to bring a closed factory back on line. And the FDA is easing some restrictions on imported formula....

 2022-05-17 01:22 

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Biden eases restrictions on Cuban travel and remittances...

The White House plans to make it easier for families to visit relatives in Cuba and increase visa processing on the island, reversing some of former President Trump's policies....

 2022-05-17 01:21 

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Hundreds of Ukrainian soldiers evacuated from steel plant to Russian-held territory...

It's unclear if the soldiers have been taken prisoner or are under the protection of the U.N., but a Ukrainian official says they would be able to return home after a prisoner exchange with Russia....

 2022-05-16 22:40 

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Lessons from a former drug dealer...

Are the skills from dealing drugs transferable to the world of legal entrepreneurship? We review the evidence and meet Coss Marte, a former drug dealer who built a successful fitness routine business after a long time in prison....

 2022-05-16 21:49 

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The federal government is offering another round of free COVID tests...

Households in the U.S. will receive eight test kids via the U.S. Postal Service. The release comes as cases have risen over 60% in the U.S. over the past two weeks....

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