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Clairo Languishes Over Domesticity – Past, Present And Future – In New Album 'Sling'

Scott Simon speaks with Claire Cottrill who performs as Clairo, about her new album, “Sling.” Read full story from NPR ...
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'Being Clem' Is The Final Book In Lesa Cline-Ransome's 'Finding Langston' Trilogy

“Being Clem,” the final book in the YA “Finding Langston” trilogy, follows a young boy during World War II after ...
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Chief Medical Officer Explains What Goes Into Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines At Work

Scott Simon speaks with Dr. Patrick Brennan, Chief Medical Officer of Penn Medicine, about the vaccine requirement adopted for all ...
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Deaths At The Arizona-Mexico Border Are On Pace To Be Highest Ever Recorded

227 migrants died along a large stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border last year after crossing illegally. It was a grim ...
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Saturday Sports: Breaking Down MLB Trades And The Latest From The Olympics

Howard Bryant of Meadowlark Media breaks down the biggest trades in the MLB and discusses the top stories out of ...
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Remembering Ron Popeil, The Man Behind Veg-O-Matic And Many As-Seen-On-TV Gadgets

Scott Simon remembers Ron Popeil, founder of Ronco, the company that sold gadgets including the Veg-O-Matic and the Pocket Fisherman ...
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The Delta Variant Is Extremely Contagious, But CDC Says Vaccines And Masks Will Help

New data on the Delta variant has researchers wondering what the mutation could mean for the evolution of COVID-19 as ...
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In 'Agatha Of Little Neon,' Four Young Nuns Go To Help Others, And Find Themselves

Scott Simon speaks with Claire Luchette about her debut novel, “Agatha of Little Neon.” It’s the story of four young ...
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Popular Game Company Activision Blizzard Sued For Sexual Inequality And Harassment

Employees of Activision Blizzard, which makes the online game “World of Warcraft,” are outraged at their leaders after California sued ...
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Western Wildfires Have Destroyed More Than Last Year, And It's Not Even Peak Season

Extreme heat and on-going drought have made Western wildfires a national challenge this summer, with smoke moving from coast-to-coast. The ...
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California Doctors Say Surge In COVID-19 Cases Mirrors The Height Of The Pandemic

A resurgence in COVID-19 cases in California is giving healthcare workers flashbacks. Some say what they’re experiencing now is similar ...
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Katie Ledecky Wins Gold For U.S. In 800-Meter Freestyle

American swimmer Katie Ledecky has had a solid Olympics, though not as good as she’d hoped for. She dominated the ...
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Was It 'Reasonable' To Ship 81 Million Opioid Pills To This Small West Virginia City?

As a landmark federal opioid trial nears completion, West Virginia communities are demanding $2.5 billion in compensation. Drug firms say ...
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Saturday Sports: The Olympics Have Finally Begun

The Summer Olympics are officially underway following yesterday’s opening ceremony in Tokyo, a year after they were originally scheduled. COVID ...
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As An Army Chorus Member, He Didn't Carry A Weapon. His Job Was To Sing

Master Sgt. Alvy Powell Jr. sang opera at some of country’s most decorated institutions during his 26 years in the ...
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The pandemic effect is slowing

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by what the weekday Exchange column digs into, but free, and made for ...
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This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens’ accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App Store fees, Google Play’s new policies

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app ...
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Daily Crunch: European privacy regulators fine Amazon $887M over targeted advertising practices

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