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Pandemic Fuels Record Overdose Deaths

The nation faces a grim milestone of having a record number of overdose deaths in 2020. One expert says social ...
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As COVID-19 Ravages His Force, LAPD Chief Looks To Boost Confidence In Vaccine

An informal survey found that 60% of Los Angeles police employees would get the vaccine when it’s available to them ...
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The Latest On The NBA's Struggles With The Coronavirus

The NBA had a big week with a blockbuster trade and new concerns about the coronavirus as it ripples across ...
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U.S. Cities Are Trying To Figure Out Restaurant Week In The Pandemic

With the pandemic having closed nearly 20% of restaurants nationwide, the traditional version of restaurant week is at risk. So ...
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A Look At Global COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Countries are taking a variety of approaches to their mass COVID-19 vaccination campaigns. NPR’s international correspondents discuss the results in ...
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With U.S. In Turmoil, Experts Unsure What Kind Of Extreme Right May Emerge Soon

As thousands of security forces deploy nationwide in anticipation of unrest ahead of the inauguration, there has been a national ...
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How Transgender Visibility Could Help Drive Social Change

NPR’s Audie Cornish talks with journalist Imara Jones about how increased transgender representation in media and politics impacts the trans ...
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State Capitols Nationwide Prepare For Possible Inauguration Violence

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Gov. Asa Hutchinson, R-Ark., vice chair of the National Governors Association, about governors nationwide ...
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Flint Resident Reacts To Charges In Water Crisis Case

NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks with Flint, Mich., resident Jeneyah McDonald about her reaction to former Gov. Rick Snyder’s criminal charges ...
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NCSC Chief On Foreign And Domestic Threats The U.S. Faces

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with William Evanina, director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, about the recent Russia ...
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Former Michigan Governor Charged In Flint Water Crisis, Along With 8 Others

Michigan ex-Gov. Rick Snyder and a former Flint public works director have each been charged with two misdemeanor counts of ...
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Airlines Brace For Flight Disruptions By Trump Supporters Ahead Of Inauguration

The Federal Aviation Administration has vowed to take action against anyone who endangers flight safety after Trump supporters reportedly disrupted ...
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ICU Travel Nurse On Her Work During The Pandemic's Deadliest Days

NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks with Lydia Mobley, an intensive care unit nurse with Fastaff Travel Nursing, about what it’s like ...
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Democratic Impeachment Manager On What To Expect From Senate Trial

NPR’s Ailsa Chang speaks with Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., who was appointed as an impeachment manager, about the next steps ...
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Researchers Find A Way To Help People With Meth Addiction Avoid Relapse

Researchers say they have identified the first medical treatment that shows promise in helping some people recovering from methamphetamine addiction ...
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Business

Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson says wisdom lies with your developers

Twilio CEO Jeff Lawson knows a thing or two about unleashing developers. His company has garnered a market cap of almost $60 billion by creating ...
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Tracy Chou launches Block Party to combat online harassment and abuse

Block Party, an anti-harassment startup that aims to help folks feel safer on social media founded by Tracy Chou, launched today. Currently only available for ...
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Bumble files to go public

The dating and networking service Bumble hasĀ filed to go public. The company, launched by a former co-founder of the IAC-owned Tinder, plans to list its ...
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