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With A Leap Across Gender Norms, A Rising Ballet Star Looks To Rewrite Rules Of Dance

Ballet student Ashton Edwards is the rare dancer who is expanding his repertoire and his craft by training to dance ...
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India's Massive Coronavirus Vaccine Effort Begins Today

India embarks Saturday on a massive coronavirus vaccination campaign today. Hospitals have been rehearsing for weeks. India aims to inoculate ...
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Nadia Owusu Examines Her Ghanaian-Armenian Identity In 'Aftershocks'

NPR’s Scott Simon speaks to Nadia Owusu about her memoir, Aftershocks. Read full story from NPR News ...
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What It's Like Getting The Coronavirus Vaccine

Over 11 million Americans have now received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. Our colleauge Bob Mondello joined them, ...
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Why Sea Shanties Have Taken Over TikTok

In a surprising new trend, sea shanties have become popular on TikTok and other social media. Read full story from ...
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Museums Get Virtual Help To Have Artwork Delivered During The Pandemic

There’s a web of people working behind the scenes to get artwork from its owner to a museum for a ...
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Biden's Plan To Expand Coronavirus Vaccine Access

President-elect Joe Biden plans for a mass vaccination push that will dramatically expand access amid a worsening pandemic and limited ...
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Saturday Sports: NFL Playoffs Begin

The NFL playoffs will bring us some nail biters to look forward to. And, we talk about the high profile ...
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Who Should Get The Coronavirus Vaccine? For Some States, The Honor System Rules

States are using the honor system to determine who gets a coronavirus vaccine. Cheating would be easy, but pharmacist Jenny ...
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India Kicks Off A Massive COVID-19 Vaccination Drive

Cheers erupted in hospital wards across the country as a first group of nurses and sanitation workers rolled up their ...
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How Social Media Can Approach Free Speech During A Polarizing Time

NPR’s Scott Simon speaks to Daphne Keller, Platform Regulation Director at Stanford University’s Cyber Policy Center, about how social media ...
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Week In Politics: Trump Is Impeached Again

We take a look at President Trump’s second impeachment, how congress might handle Biden administration business and look ahead to ...
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How D.C. Locals Are Processing The Insurrection At The Capitol

Scott Simon talks to Kojo Nnamdi, host of WAMU’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show, about how last week’s insurrection and dangers ...
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How Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear Is Preparing For Threats In The State

State capitals around the country are dealing with security threats, and NPR’s Scott Simon speaks to Kentucky’s Gov. Andy Beshear ...
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The Democratic Credibility Of The U.S. Has Taken A Hit. Here's How To Fix It.

The assault on the U.S. Capitol is causing much harm to America’s image abroad as a promoter of democratic values ...
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Business

GitHub’s head of HR resigns in light of termination of Jewish employee

A GitHub internal investigation has revealed the company made “significant errors of judgment and procedure” in the firing of the Jewish employee who cautioned his ...
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Threat of inauguration violence casts a long shadow over social media

As the U.S. heads into one of the most perilous phases of American democracy since the Civil War, social media companies are scrambling to shore ...
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Stay gold, ‘Plaid for X’ startups

A failed acquisition usually triggers the same series of questions: What does this mean for early-stage startups in the sector? Will a chilling effect occur ...
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