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As Michigan Virus Cases Surge, State Would Rather Add Vaccinations Than Restrictions

Coronavirus cases are surging in Michigan. NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan’s chief medical executive, about ...
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Here's What 'All Things Considered' Sounds Like — In Blackbird Song

A Finnish computer scientist had a dream that a blackbird was speaking to her in human language. So she devised ...
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Biden Administration Expected To Reverse Trump's Ban On Funding Fetal Tissue Research

The Trump administration banned federal funding for scientific research on fetal tissue from abortions. The Biden administration is expected to ...
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A Look At Little Village, The Chicago Community Where Police Shot Adam Toledo

Following the release of the police shooting of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, we look at the Little Village community where the ...
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Cities Looking To Reform Police Traffic Stops To Combat 'Fishing Expeditions'

A handful of states and cities are rethinking police traffic stops. They want to reduce or eliminate what critics have ...
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The Ramifications Of The Johnson & Johnson Vaccination Halt Are Global

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s decision to temporarily halt the use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is ...
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Convincing Amish Communities To Get Vaccinated As Their COVID-19 Cases Surge

Those with ties to the Amish are figuring out the best ways to educate and encourage them to get the ...
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Member Of The Oath Keepers First To Plea Guilty In U.S. Capitol Attack Investigation

The Justice Department has secured its first guilty plea in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol attack investigation. A founding member ...
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What The Johnson & Johnson Pause May Mean For Vaccine Equity

Which communities could suffer most from the Johnson & Johnson vaccination pause? NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks to Dr. Paul Adamson, ...
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Behind Those 'Extended Auto Warranties' Robocalls

Calls about “extended auto warranties” blow up our phones over and over. But where did these calls begin? And what ...
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Shooter Killed 8 People And Himself At An Indianapolis FedEx Facility Thursday Night

Nine are dead after a shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis. Family members waited hours Friday morning for news ...
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Indianapolis Pastor 'Angry' and 'Bewildered' By City's Gun Violence

After the mass shooting Thursday in Indianapolis, NPR’s Ailsa Chang talks with Rev. Charles Harrison, president of the Indianapolis TenPoint ...
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Federally Unrecognized Tribes Haven't Been Provided Resources To Vaccinate Members

Many federally recognized tribes throughout the U.S. have had great success vaccinating their members against COVID-19. But those without federal ...
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Video Released Of The Fatal Chicago Police Shooting Of 13-Year-Old Adam Toledo

As Chicago police released body-cam video of the police shooting death of Adam Toledo Thursday, Chicago’s mayor called for a ...
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U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Russia For Election Meddling, Hacking

NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador To Russia. The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Russia ...
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Daily Crunch: Squarespace files to go public

Squarespace is going public, Apple shares some music payment details and Twitter bans the founder of the right-wing media organization Project Veritas. This is your ...
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Extra Crunch roundup: UiPath’s IPO filing, predicting revenue, how to pivot properly, much more

This is not a boast, but a warning: I could write a how-to article on almost any topic. Give me enough time to do some ...
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Tesla owners can now see how much solar or coal is powering their EVs

Tesla owners can now see exactly what kind of energy is powering their electric vehicles. TezLab, a free app that’s like a Fitbit for a ...
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