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Mar 07, 2021

Pope Francis Visits Iraqi Region Where Cities And Lives Were Shattered By ISIS
The pope spent the third day of his visit in the north of the country, where the Christian population is dwindling. He also prayed for the ethnic minority Yazidis, who were brutally targeted by ISIS.

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Mar 07, 2021

Why Cuttlefish Are Smarter Than We Thought
Cuttlefish, the squishy sea creatures, showed impressive self-control in an experiment. It means they have something in common with primates.

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Mar 07, 2021

Misinformation And Mistrust Among The Obstacles Latinos Face In Getting Vaccinated
Vaccination programs work best when as many people as possible get vaccinated, but Latinos are getting inoculated at lower rates. A group that helps immigrant workers is working to change that.

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Mar 07, 2021

How Bubonic Plague Reshaped The Streets Of Mumbai
The scenes that have played out in India's financial capital this year with COVID-19 bear a striking resemblance to what life was like when the bubonic plague hit more than a century ago.

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Mar 07, 2021

'We're Here, We Deserve Dignity': Arab Americans Advocate For Little Arabia In Calif.
Members of the community in Anaheim have been advocating for an official designation of the vibrant district for more than a decade. But the city council has been reluctant to support the efforts.

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Mar 07, 2021

Biden Signals Support For Voting Rights
President Biden is signing an executive order on voting rights. The order won't make major changes — but it signals Biden's views at a time when Republicans are seeking to restrict voting access.

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Mar 07, 2021

'Why Us?': A Year After Being Laid Off, Millions Are Still Unemployed
Millions who lost jobs at the beginning of the pandemic are still out of the labor force, making up levels not seen since the Great Recession.

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Mar 06, 2021

Army Chaplain's Remains Identified After 70 years
The remains of Emil Kapaun, the Catholic priest and Korean War prisoner of war, have been identified, the Pentagon said Friday. Kapaun was given the Medal of Honor posthumously in 2013.

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Mar 06, 2021

Biden Praises Senate Passage Of 'Desperately Needed' COVID-19 Relief Bill
In remarks after a divided Senate approved his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, Biden credited dogged lawmakers and widespread public support with getting it across the finish line.

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Mar 06, 2021

Far-Right Misinformation Is Thriving On Facebook. A New Study Shows Just How Much
Research from New York University found that far-right accounts known for spreading misinformation drive engagement at higher rates than other news sources.

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Mar 06, 2021

Texas Won't Reduce $16 Billion In Electricity Charges From Winter Storm
The state public utility commission had faced requests to reverse billions of dollars' worth of charges. But doing so might end up causing unintended consequences, the PUC said.

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Mar 06, 2021

In First Test Drive On Mars, Perseverance Rover Makes A Short But Significant Trip
The NASA rover traversed some 21 feet of terrain this week, in its first test drive since landing on the red planet. It also captured photos of its touchdown site and the wheel tracks it left behind.

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Mar 06, 2021

Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package
The package delivers a new round of financial assistance to Americans grappling with the impact of the pandemic. The House will need to vote on the final version.

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Mar 06, 2021

The Dalai Lama Gets A COVID-19 Shot And Urges Others To Get Vaccinated
The 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader scrapped plans to receive the injection at home, opting instead to travel to a clinic. "More people should have courage to take this injection," he said.

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Mar 06, 2021

The Dalai Lama Gets A COVID-19 Shot, Urges Others To Get Vaccinated
The 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader scrapped plans to receive the injection at home, opting instead to travel to a clinic. "More people should have courage to take this injection," he said.

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Mar 06, 2021

'This Is The Reality Of Black Girls': Inauguration Poet Says She Was Tailed By Guard
Amanda Gorman, who became a sensation after her poem at Joe Biden's inauguration, says a security guard told her she looked "suspicious."

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Mar 06, 2021

COMIC: How One COVID-19 Nurse Navigates Anti-Mask Sentiment
At work every day, Agnes Boisvert attends to ICU patients "gasping for air" and dying from COVID-19. But communicating that harsh reality to her skeptical community has been a challenge.

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Mar 06, 2021

Pope Holds Historic Meeting With Iraq's Top Shiite Cleric, Preaches Message Of Unity
On the second day of a landmark trip to Iraq, Pope Francis traveled to the the city of Najaf to meet Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, before visiting what is believed to be the birthplace of Abraham.

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Mar 06, 2021

Opinion: Death Of A Teenage Protester in Myanmar
A teenager, Kyal Sin, also known as Angel, was killed during recent protests in Myanmar. NPR's Scott Simon considers her final moments and her legacy.

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Mar 06, 2021

Pandemic Inspires More Than 1,200 New German Words
Germans have a knack for stringing lots of words together to create new words. From Mundschutzmode to Coronamutationsgebiet, the pandemic has spawned a plethora of them.

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Mar 06, 2021

Coronavirus FAQ: Does It Make Your Hair Fall Out?
The term "hair loss" has been googled a lot during this pandemic. What's going on?

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Mar 06, 2021

Asylum-Seekers Are Entering The U.S. Again — But Many More Migrants Are Left Behind
Many are fleeing crime and poverty in Central America and rushing to the U.S.-Mexico border. Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas this week called the situation a "stressful challenge."

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Mar 06, 2021

New Pokémon Game Goes Off The Beaten Path
For years, open-world video games, where players can explore the map rather than following a set path, have been hugely popular. The Pokémon franchise is finally catching up, but how will fans react?

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Mar 06, 2021

'It Really Is A Gag Order': California May Limit Nondisclosure Agreements
Former Pinterest employee Ifeoma Ozoma risked a lawsuit when she made public her allegations of workplace discrimination and harassment. She hopes California will ban contracts like the one she had.

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Mar 06, 2021

Hold That Drill: Why Wall Street Wants Energy Companies To Pump Less Oil, Not More
After bankrolling oil companies for years and seeing poor returns, investors are now pressuring companies to keep their oil output lower, instead of higher.

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Mar 05, 2021

California Set To Open Ballparks, Arenas And Theme Parks In April
Attendance for sporting events, live music and theme parks will vary at the county level based on COVID-19 infection rates. Only in-state residents will be allowed to attend.

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Mar 05, 2021

New York Legislature Strips Cuomo Of Extraordinary Emergency Powers, With A Caveat
It's the latest setback for Cuomo, who is facing a pair of political crises. But many of his critics say the legislation doesn't do enough to wrest power back from the executive branch.

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Mar 05, 2021

What's An NFT? And Why Are People Paying Millions To Buy Them?
The latest Internet hype is about a thing that doesn't really exist. Some collectors are spending millions of dollars on these digital items called non-fungible tokens, or NFTs.

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Mar 05, 2021

Derek Chauvin, Charged With George Floyd's Death, May Face Additional Murder Charge
The former Minneapolis police officer is to be tried on charges of second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter starting next week. A charge of third-degree murder had been dismissed earlier.

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Mar 05, 2021

'Tragic': Driving Was Down In 2020, But Traffic Fatality Rates Surged
A report estimates that traffic deaths rose 8% last year compared to 2019. When measured by number of miles driven, fatalities surged by 24%, the highest in nearly a century.

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Mar 05, 2021

Dallas Officer Ordered Man To Kill Two People, Police Say
Officer Bryan Riser, 36, was charged with capital murder in the deaths of a 61-year-old man and a 31-year-old woman, Dallas Police Chief Eddie García said at a Thursday media briefing.

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Mar 05, 2021

Are We Raising Unhelpful, Bossy Kids? Here's The Fix
In some cultures kids roll their eyes when asked to do chores. In others, they'll pitch in without even being asked. Researchers have identified two key practices to raise helpful children.

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Mar 05, 2021

Brazil In Crisis: 'It Feels Like You Are In Stalingrad, in World War II'
Dr. Miguel Nicolelis, a Duke University neuroscientist originally from Brazil, has been in Sao Paulo for the past year caring for his mother. He says it's like a war zone.

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Mar 05, 2021

The Capitol Siege: The Arrested And Their Stories
More than 250 people have been charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. NPR is looking at the cases. Each provides clues to questions surrounding the attack: Who joined the mob? What did they do? And why?

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Mar 05, 2021

1 Shot Or 2 Shots? 'The Vaccine That's Available To You — Get That'
As the new Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine rolls out, the health care community is trying to ward off misconceptions about it. The vaccine's one-shot feature may be what wins many over.

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Mar 05, 2021

NFL Names Its First Black Female Official
"I am honored to be selected as an NFL official," said Maia Chaka, a teacher in the Virginia Beach area. "It is an accomplishment for all women, my community, and my culture."

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Mar 05, 2021

As Schools Reopen, Popular 'PE With Joe' Online Exercise Class Goes Bye-Bye
A year ago, as the pandemic began, fitness instructor Joe Wicks started a daily exercise class for kids on YouTube. The videos became popular with kids and their parents. Now the series is ending.

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Mar 05, 2021

9 Things To Know About The Unfolding Crisis In Ethiopia's Tigray Region
For months, the conflict in Ethiopia between the Addis Ababa and a defiant regional government has costs thousands of lives and displaced at least a million people.

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Mar 05, 2021

How Is The COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Going In Your State?
The U.S. is engaged in a massive effort to vaccinate the bulk of its population against COVID-19. But some states are working faster than others. See how yours is faring.

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Mar 05, 2021

As States Ease Restrictions, Study Says On-Premises Dining Linked To COVID-19 Spread
A study published Friday in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that cases and deaths decreased after states enacted mask mandates and increased after they reopened on-premises dining.

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Mar 05, 2021

Study: On-Premises Dining Linked To Increased COVID-19 Cases
A study published Friday in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report found that cases and deaths decreased after states enacted mask mandates and increased after they reopened on-premises dining.

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Mar 05, 2021

Former State Department Aide Charged In Connection With Capitol Riot
Federico Klein, who served as a mid-level aide in the Trump State Department, was arrested and charged with several counts connected to the Capitol attack, including assaulting an officer.

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Mar 05, 2021

Senate Democrats Agree To Extend Unemployment Benefits Through September
The change is a compromise between progressive members who wanted enhanced benefits for several more months and moderate Democrats who wanted to curb the weekly payments.

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Mar 05, 2021

Wisdom The Albatross, Now 70, Hatches Yet Another Chick
"Each year that Wisdom returns, we learn more about how long seabirds can live and raise chicks," said the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Beth Flint.

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Mar 05, 2021

How Severe Is Your State's Coronavirus Outbreak?
View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.

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Mar 05, 2021

Employers Added 379,000 Jobs Last Month As Economy Emerges From 'Winter Hibernation'
The pace of hiring picked up in February as the winter wave of coronavirus infections eased. The unemployment rate dipped to 6.2%.

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Mar 05, 2021

A Sign Of Hope After 'Winter Hibernation': Employers Add 379,000 Jobs
Meanwhile, the unemployment rate dipped to 6.2% last month as the winter wave of coronavirus infections eased.

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Mar 05, 2021

U.S. Begins Letting In Migrants At Mexico Refugee Camp
The Biden Administration's reversal of the program known as "Remain in Mexico" does not mean that everyone affected by it gets automatically let into the United States.

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Mar 05, 2021

Trump Is No Longer Tweeting, But Online Disinformation Isn't Going Away
While removing former President Trump from social media has led to a significant decrease in election-related disinformation, online falsehoods about the election and vaccines continue to flourish.

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Mar 05, 2021

'I Come As A Pilgrim': Pope Francis Begins Historic Visit To Iraq
The pontiff arrived at Baghdad International Airport where he was greeted by the prime minister. During his four-day visit, Francis will focus on Iraq's ancient but dwindling Christian community.

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Mar 05, 2021

Australia Asks European Commission To Review Italy's Block On Vaccine Shipments
The blocked shipment of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines was the first intervention by the EU since the bloc approved rules that could restrict vaccine exports to non-member nations.

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Mar 05, 2021

NPR/Ipsos Poll: Nearly One Third Of Parents May Stick With Remote Learning
Four out of 5 parents told us they support targeted interventions by schools that would help students recover academic, social and emotional skills.

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Mar 05, 2021

NPR/Ipsos Poll: Nearly One-Third Of Parents May Stick With Remote Learning
Four out of 5 parents told us they support targeted interventions by schools that would help students recover academic, social and emotional skills.

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Mar 05, 2021

Study Finds Wildfire Smoke More Harmful To Humans Than Pollution From Cars
In Southern California, pollutants from wildfire smoke caused up to a 10% increase in hospital admissions. Researchers say there's a need for better air monitoring and public health programs.

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Mar 05, 2021

Democrats Control Washington, But That Doesn't Mean Their Agenda Will Pass
House Democrats are introducing a wave of strategic legislation from guns to immigration, including recently passed bills on elections and policing. But the 50-50 Senate puts their future in limbo.

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Mar 05, 2021

ERCOT CEO Refuses $800K Payout Following Firing
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas CEO Bill Magness was removed from his post Wednesday. He informed the organization he will not accept his $800,000 severance.

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Mar 04, 2021

Got Questions About Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine? We Have Answers
The third COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use in the U.S. requires one shot instead of two, and works a slightly different way from the others. Here's what we know about its safety and effectiveness.

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Mar 04, 2021

Capitol Police Call For Extension Of National Guard Help
The Capitol Police is alert for a possible attack from militia members. There are currently 5,200 Guard members in the Capitol following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building.

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Mar 04, 2021

Trump Appointee At VOA Parent Paid Law Firm Millions To Investigate His Own Staff
Trump appointee Michael Pack hoped to fire top executives who challenged him at the U.S. Agency for Global Media. When he couldn't, Pack paid a high-profile law firm millions to investigate them.

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Mar 04, 2021

Democrats Tweak COVID-19 Relief Package In Hopes Of Speedy Senate Approval
The new changes come after leaders agreed to narrow the income eligibility for those getting the next round of stimulus checks, as some moderate Democrats wanted. GOP amendments are expected to fail.

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Mar 04, 2021

Ghana Greets Historic Vaccine Delivery With A Dose Of Skepticism
It's the first country to receive free vaccines from the COVAX program. But that shipment of 600,000 can't protect a nation of 30 million. And conspiracy theories about the vaccine are swirling.

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Mar 04, 2021

OPEC And Allies Keep Oil Production Steady As Saudi Arabia Urges 'Caution'
Oil prices have risen remarkably over the last few months. Now the powerful oil cartel is keeping a lid on supply in an attempt to push crude prices even higher.

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Mar 04, 2021

Supreme Court Makes It Harder For Undocumented Immigrants To Fight Deportation
The court's 5-to-3 ruling came in the case of a man who had lived in the U.S. for 25 years but who had used a fake Social Security card to get a job as a janitor.

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Mar 04, 2021

The Movie Industry Holds Its Breath As New York Reopens Theaters
Movie theaters in New York City are reopening after nearly a year. And the decisions has consequences for the entire globaly output of Hollywood.

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Mar 04, 2021

A Former Police Chief In Md. Was A 'Serial Arsonist,' Authorities Say
In a stunning turn of events, David Crawford, a law enforcement veteran, is now under arrest and facing dozens of charges in connection to at least 12 fires at homes, garages and cars.

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Mar 04, 2021

Trump's Deal To End War In Afghanistan Leaves Biden With 'A Terrible Situation'
The Trump White House agreed to a May 1 troop withdrawal. New Yorker writer Dexter Filkins says Biden must now decide whether to honor a deal that included the Taliban but not the Afghan government.

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Mar 04, 2021

How China's Massive Corruption Crackdown Snares Entrepreneurs Across The Country
Chinese officials boast their campaign against "evil" has busted over 50,000 supposed criminal organizations, but experts warn it has served another function: consolidating power.

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Mar 04, 2021

Empty Desks At U.N. Represent Millions Of Children Who Have Missed School In Pandemic
The 168 school desks make up an exhibit called "Pandemic Classroom." Each of the seats represents 1 million children living in countries where schools have been closed for almost a year.

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Mar 04, 2021

California Program Giving $500 No-Strings-Attached Stipends Pays Off, Study Finds
Independent researchers found that the first year of a universal basic income experiment in Stockton, Calif., measurably improved recipients' job prospects, financial stability and overall well being.

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Mar 04, 2021

Don't Swat This Bug. It Might Be A Robot On A Rescue Mission
Scientists are trying to build a tiny drone with the agility of a mosquito. These light but strong flying robots could be used in critical situations, such as finding people in a collapsed building.

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Mar 04, 2021

Data Show India's Homegrown COVID-19 Vaccine Works — 2 Months After It Was Approved
India's homegrown COVID-19 vaccine has been controversial because the Indian government approved its use before clinical trials showed it works. Now data is finally out.

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Mar 04, 2021

Scotch Whisky, English Cheese Prices Could Ease As U.S. Halts Tariffs
Scotch whisky and other goods have been subject to a 25% tariff. The levies cost companies hundreds of millions of dollars in lost exports, according to the Scotch industry.

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Mar 04, 2021

New U.S. Malaria Czar: Why We Should Care About The Disease, Even In A Pandemic
Did you even know the U.S. has a malaria czar? Who himself had malaria as a kid? We interview Dr. Raj Panjabi, newly appointed by President Joe Biden.

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Mar 04, 2021

Accidentally Trashed, Thawed Or Expired: Reports Of COVID Vaccine 'Spoilage' Grow
As the pace of vaccination picks up, so do reports of spoiled doses. In Tennessee, close to 5,000 doses have been lost, prompting more oversight from state and federal officials.

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Mar 04, 2021

Coronavirus World Map: We've Now Passed The 100 Million Mark For Infections
A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 2 million globally.

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Mar 04, 2021

Elaine Chao Used DOT Resources For Personal Errands, Family Business, IG Report Says
The Transportation Department's inspector general referred the findings to the Justice Department in December of 2020. The DOJ declined to open its own investigation into the matter.

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Mar 04, 2021

Former NFL Pro Bowler Kellen Winslow II Sentenced To 14 Years For Sex Crimes
A San Diego judge said Kellen Winslow II preyed on especially vulnerable women, including a homeless woman and an unconscious teen.

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Mar 03, 2021

House Approves Major Election And Campaign Finance Reform Bill
The "For the People Act" would dramatically overhaul the U.S. voting system and seek to limit the amount of dark money in politics.

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Mar 03, 2021

House Approves Major Election Reform And Voting Rights Bill
The "For the People Act" would dramatically overhaul the U.S. voting system and seek to limit the amount of dark money in politics.

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Mar 03, 2021

CEO Of Texas Power Grid Fired After Massive Cold Weather Power Outages
Bill Magness was head of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, which was widely blamed when people were left without electricity and heat for days in subfreezing temperatures.

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Mar 03, 2021

House Approves Police Reform Bill Named After George Floyd
The bill, which would ban chokeholds and eliminate qualified immunity for law enforcement, will now advance to the Senate.

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Mar 03, 2021

DOJ Fails To Convince Judge To Keep Member Of Proud Boys Leadership Behind Bars
Ethan Nordean, 30, faces multiple federal charges related to the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6. Justice Department lawyers argued he helped plan the assault.

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Mar 03, 2021

DOJ Fails To Persuade Judge To Keep Proud Boys 'Sergeant Of Arms' Behind Bars
Ethan Nordean, 30, faces multiple federal charges related to the attack on the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. Justice Department lawyers argued that he helped plan the assault.

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Mar 03, 2021

Church Leaders Say Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Should Be Avoided, If Possible
U.S. Catholic bishops say the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines did not use abortion-derived fetal cell lines, but that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is acceptable, if it's the only available option.

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Mar 03, 2021

Church Leaders Say Johnson & Johnson Shot Should Be Avoided If Alternatives Available
U.S. Catholic bishops say the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines did not use abortion-derived fetal cell lines, but that the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is acceptable, if it's the only available option.

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Mar 03, 2021

'Now Is Not The Time To Stop Wearing A Mask,' Says CDC Director Rochelle Walensky
With new cases teetering at about 60,000 to 70,000 per day, new hyper-transmissible variants and state rollbacks of coronavirus restrictions, the CDC chief urges Americans to remain vigilant.

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Mar 03, 2021

Discovery Of Schoolhouse For Black Children Now Offers A History Lesson
Researchers say they have identified the oldest existing structure in the U.S. dedicated to the teaching Black children. It's a small, white building on the College of William & Mary's campus.

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Mar 03, 2021

'No Remorse': Toronto's Van Attack Killer Found Guilty Of 1st Degree Murder
The Toronto man's lawyer argued he was autistic and therefore incapable of understanding the consequences of his actions. The judge tossed out the defense.

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Mar 03, 2021

How 2 Skiers Conquered Yosemite's Half Dome
Last month, Jason Torlano and Zach Milligan skied and rappelled down Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome in a death-defying journey of nearly 5,000 feet from summit to valley floor.

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Mar 03, 2021

'Neanderthal Thinking:' Biden Says Too Soon For States To Lift Mask Mandates
"The last thing — the last thing — we need is Neanderthal thinking that in the meantime, everything's fine, take off your masks. Forget it, it still matters," Biden said.

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Mar 03, 2021

Colombia's President On Amnesty For Venezuelans: 'We Want To Set An Example'
"We want to demonstrate that although we're not a rich country, we can do something that is humanitarian ... but at the same time is an intelligent and sound migration policy," Iván Duque tells NPR.

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Mar 03, 2021

'Embarrassed' Cuomo Apologizes But Won't Resign Over Sexual Harassment Allegations
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo apologized for making people feel uncomfortable, but said he would not resign and urged people to wait for the attorney general's investigation before forming opinions.

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Mar 03, 2021

U.S. Civilian Contractor Dies During Rocket Strike On Iraq Air Base
The Pentagon said the unnamed U.S. national was taking shelter and suffered a "cardiac episode," dying shortly thereafter. The attack followed U.S. strikes against Iran-backed militants last week.

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Mar 03, 2021

Senate Democrats, White House Agree to Tighter Income Limits For Stimulus Checks
Moderate Democrats have demanded that the $1400 stimulus checks be targeted at low and moderate income people. The change, if adopted, means the House will need to vote again on the package next week.

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Mar 03, 2021

ICC Investigates Alleged Crimes In Palestinian Territories
The International Criminal Court's prosecutor is looking into alleged Israeli crimes in the Palestinian territories, a move that drew swift condemnation from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

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Mar 03, 2021

New Initiative By Health Insurers Aims To Help Vaccinate 2 Million Vulnerable Seniors
Officials said Wednesday that a coalition of health insurance providers will team up as part of a new "Vaccine Community Connectors" pilot program.

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Mar 03, 2021

Ronny Jackson 'Bullied' Subordinates And Broke Alcohol Rules, Pentagon Report Finds
During a presidential trip, the report says, the former White House physician made inappropriate comments about a female subordinate, then got drunk and banged on her door in the middle of the night.

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Mar 03, 2021

What The Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolgirls Have To Tell Us
Seven years after the kidnapping of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls, a new book shares insights into their survival strategies — and looks at the mixed blessing of the 'Bring Back Our Girls" campaign.

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Mar 03, 2021

House Cancels Thursday Session After Police Warn Of Possible Attack On Congress
The U.S. Capitol Police says it is aware of and preparing for a threat by an identified militia group to breach the Capitol complex on Thursday.

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Mar 03, 2021

Capitol Police Warns Of Another Possible Right-Wing Attack On Congress
The U.S. Capitol Police says it is aware of and preparing for a threat by an unidentified militia group to breach the Capitol complex on Thursday.

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