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Nov 23, 2020

After Weeks Of Delay, Biden's Official Transition Will Finally Begin
President Trump has indicated he's clearing the way for the official transition to begin. The General Services Administration sent the Biden team a letter making available official resources to help.

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Nov 23, 2020

Trump Allows Formal Transition To Biden Presidency To Begin
President Trump said on Monday that he is allowing his administration to begin the transition to the Biden presidency, while still not fully conceding the election.

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Nov 23, 2020

Minneapolis Group Is Growing Food To Protect Members From Effects Of Racism, Disease
Access to fresh food in North Minneapolis has been a struggle for decades. Members of one group are growing food to protect themselves from the health effects of both racism and the pandemic.

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Nov 23, 2020

A Revamped Strategic National Stockpile Still Can't Match The Pandemic's Latest Surge
The Strategic National Stockpile stores critical supplies. It fell short when the pandemic first hit. Now, a new effort is being implemented, but it's still not providing what the U.S. needs.

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Nov 23, 2020

Busta Rhymes On 'Extinction Level Event 2' And Hip-Hop As A Daily Practice
The latest in a prolific career, Busta's new album is a sequel — delivered 22 years after the first Extinction Level Event — and a characteristically big, ambitious project.

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Nov 23, 2020

Yellen Reportedly Tapped To Become Treasury Secretary
President-elect Joe Biden reportedly plans to nominate Janet Yellen to be Treasury secretary. She would be the first woman to hold the job if confirmed

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Nov 23, 2020

What It Means When Hospitals Say They Have To Ration Care
As more hospitals across the U.S. reach the level of rationing care, NPR explains what that move, called "crisis standards of care," means in practical terms.

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Nov 23, 2020

Strategic National Stockpile Tries To Prepare For Coronavirus In Winter
The pandemic has overwhelmed the Strategic National Stockpile that supports the nation during emergencies. The system is trying to restock but is still unlikely to meet the country's needs.

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Nov 23, 2020

Ta-Nehisi Coates On HBO Adaptation Of 'Between The World And Me'
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with American author and journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates about the HBO adaptation of his book Between the World and Me and what it means in 2020.

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Nov 23, 2020

Biden Choses Alejandro Mayorkas As His Secretary Of Homeland Security
President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Alejandro Mayorkas to head the Department of Homeland Security, tapping the Cuban American to reverse President Trump's hard-line immigration policies.

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Nov 23, 2020

Biden To Assign More Women To National Security Positions
When Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were running against each other, they both pledged to hire more women in national security positions. Pledge organizers see signs that this promise might be fulfilled.

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Nov 23, 2020

Alaska Brewpub Owner On How His Business Is Surviving Pandemic In Cold Weather
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly checks back in with Alaska brewpub owner Matt Tomter to discuss how his business is weathering cold weather with surging coronavirus cases and no federal aid.

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Nov 23, 2020

3rd Coronavirus Vaccine Candidate Reported To Be Effective
A coronavirus vaccine by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford is reported to be effective for the majority of people in a clinical trial. It's the third vaccine to hit this milestone.

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Nov 23, 2020

Michigan Faces Challenges Certifying Election Results
A routine process of certifying election results is getting attention in Michigan as President Trump and his allies attempt to discredit the results despite the lack of signs of vote-count problems.

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Nov 23, 2020

In 'Sound Of Metal,' A Man Whose Life Revolves Around Music Faces World Of Silence
The movie Sound of Metal, starring actor and rapper Riz Ahmed, tells the story of a drummer whose sudden hearing loss changes more than just his career.

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Nov 23, 2020

Is There Enough Equipment For A New Coronavirus Surge?
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Brig. Gen. David Sanford about the state of the national stockpile of personal protective equipment and other supplies.

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Nov 23, 2020

Alaska Brewpub Owner On How He Hopes To Keep His Business Open As Winter Arrives
"Never in my life would I think we'd be serving food in a tent in Alaska in November, December," Matt Tomter says. "But we're just riding this thing, the best we can."

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Nov 23, 2020

3 Recipes For Cooking Up A Scaled-Down, Low-Key Thanksgiving Meal
The usual Thanksgiving spreads may be too big for this year's holiday. Instead, Chefs Anita Lo, Aarón Sánchez and Sohla El-Waylly share recipes for a relatively unfussy but still delicious meal.

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Nov 23, 2020

Who Is Antony Blinken, Biden's nominee For Secretary Of State?
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with James Steinberg, former deputy secretary of state, about what to expect from Antony Blinken, President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for secretary of state.

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Nov 23, 2020

'Welcome To The Party, Zoom': Video App's Rules Lead To Accusations Of Censorship
The videoconferencing app banned a Palestinian activist who is a member of a U.S.-designated terrorist group. Now, the company's policies are being questioned.

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Nov 22, 2020

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich Says GOP Is 'Afraid' Of Trump
Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks with NPR's Leila Fadel about the GOP's unwillingness to stand up to President Trump, who still refuses to accept the results of the presidential election.

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Nov 22, 2020

John Kasich Says Republicans Are 'Afraid' Of Trump
Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks with NPR's Leila Fadel about the GOP's unwillingness to stand up to President Trump, who still refuses to accept the results of the presidential election.

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Nov 22, 2020

How To Celebrate Thanksgiving Remotely
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with J.D. Biersdorfer, technology tip columnist for The New York Times, about her article, "How to Have a Fully Remote Family Thanksgiving."

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Nov 22, 2020

Muslim Communities Divided Over Abuse Allegations Against Popular Preacher
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Alia Salem of FACE, or Facing Abuse in Community Environments, about allegations of abuse leveled against popular Muslim preacher Nouman Ali Khan.

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Nov 22, 2020

'Even As We Breathe': A First Novel From A Teacher Who Writes For Her Students
The book is a mystery of sorts, set at an upscale North Carolina resort during World War II. Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle teaches at a high school with a student population that's 30% Native American.

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Nov 22, 2020

What Are Trump's Foreign Policy Goals For His Final Months In Office?
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Robert Malley of the International Crisis Group about the foreign policy decisions the president might make as his time in office comes to an end.

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Nov 22, 2020

What It's Like Battling The COVID-19 Surge, As Told By Frontline Doctors
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with three doctors — Comilla Sasson, Ivan Melendez and Lynn Paxton — about what they're seeing on the frontlines of the latest surge in coronavirus cases.

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Nov 22, 2020

The Holidays Won't Be Traditional, But The Recipes Still Can Be
Many will miss out on their favorite family meals this holiday season. We discuss how to recreate those traditional recipes for a lockdown feast.

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Nov 21, 2020

What's At Stake Amid Expiring Pandemic Unemployment Benefits
NPR's Leila Fadel discusses the looming cutoff of federal pandemic unemployment benefits with Kate McAfee and Mario Sandoval, who were both laid off, and researcher Elizabeth Pancotti.

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Nov 21, 2020

'How Fascism Works' Author On Trump's Attempts To Overturn Election Results
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks to Jason Stanley, author of How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them, about President Trump's refusal to concede and his party's willingness to go along with it

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Nov 21, 2020

A Conversation With Director Of HBO's 'Between The World And Me' Adaptation
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with director Kamilah Forbes about her new HBO special, Between the World and Me, which is a visual interpretation of Ta-Nehisi Coates' best-selling book.

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Nov 21, 2020

A Look At COVID-19 Vaccine Development Progress
The race to develop COVID-19 vaccines is moving swiftly, both nationally and internationally. But challenges remain when it comes to distributing vaccines around the world.

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Nov 21, 2020

Detroiters Affronted By Trump's Voter Fraud Claims
As the Trump campaign keeps pushing baseless claims of voter fraud in Michigan, people in Detroit take issue with the idea that they are some part of a nationwide "voter conspiracy."

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Nov 21, 2020

Musicians Turn To New Software To Play Together Online
Since the pandemic started, musicians have been trying to find ways to play together in real time online. Two platforms — Audio Movers and Jack Trip — offer promise.

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Nov 21, 2020

Families And Friends Mourn Loss Of Thanksgiving Traditions, Seek New Ones
Thanksgiving usually means gatherings and celebrating abundance. As the pandemic rules out crowded tables, Americans mourn missed traditions and build new ones.

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Nov 20, 2020

What It Was Like To Participate In The Clinical Trial For Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine
PBS Newshour correspondent John Yang reflects on his experience participating in Moderna's coronavirus vaccine trial. "It started off with self-interest — I wanted to get the vaccine sooner," he says.

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Nov 20, 2020

Fed, Treasury Department Split On When To Cut Off Pandemic Loan Programs
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin wants to let the emergency loan programs expire at the end of the year. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says that's too soon.

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Nov 20, 2020

A Look At Whether This Year's Mail-In Voting Habits Will Stick
An increase in access to voting-by-mail led to historic turnout in this year's election. But with Republicans claiming fraud, NPR discusses how many of those changes may stick around long term.

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Nov 20, 2020

'Small Axe' Series Offers A Look At Lives Of West Indian Immigrants In London
Directed by Steve McQueen, Small Axe is a new five-film anthology series on Amazon Prime about real-life experiences from London's West Indian community in the 1960s and '70s.

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Nov 20, 2020

'To Be A Man': Book Of Stories Filled With Small Estrangements
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with author Nicole Krauss about her new book of short stories, To Be A Man.

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Nov 20, 2020

Outrage Erupts In Brazil After Security Fatally Beats Black Man
A Black man in Brazil died after being severely beaten by supermarket security guards. The incident that was caught on video on the eve of Black Consciousness Day is causing a huge outcry.

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Nov 20, 2020

Is Trump Setting A Historical Precedent By Refusing To Concede?
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss about what kind of historical precedent there is, if any, for President Trump's battle to overturn the 2020 election results.

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Nov 20, 2020

Coronavirus Victims: A Beloved Mailman And Hospice Volunteer
Jim Herber was an Army veteran, retired mailman and hospice volunteer, loved and respected in his community in Sheboygan, Wis. He died of COVID-19 at age 74. His children remember his life.

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Nov 20, 2020

Federal Data Show Growing Hospital Staff Shortages Across The U.S.
The federal government released data showing that the number of hospitals with staffing shortages is rapidly increasing. NPR digs into what these data illuminate and what data might be kept hidden.

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Nov 20, 2020

Michigan Secretary Of State On Challenges Certifying Election Results In Her State
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson about Republican efforts to prevent the certification of the Michigan election results.

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Nov 20, 2020

Latest On Trump's Efforts To Reverse Election Outcome
President Trump met with Michigan's top Republican lawmakers. His legal team has sought to overturn election results there and in other key states that he lost.

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Nov 20, 2020

Rapper Megan Thee Stallion's Year In Music
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with pop culture and music writer Taylor Crumpton about the artist's year in music and her debut album Good News.

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Nov 20, 2020

Drugmakers Discuss Logistics Of Distributing Coronavirus Vaccine Worldwide
When a coronavirus vaccine is ready, it'll take drugmakers a massive logistical effort of hundreds of planes and ships to get billions of doses around the world.

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Nov 20, 2020

Biden's Team Works With State Governors On Pandemic Plans, While Awaiting Transition
A President Biden will face the coronavirus crisis on Day One. But his transition team still hasn't gotten access to the Trump administration's plans for vaccination, so it's working with governors.

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Nov 20, 2020

Biden Gives New Hope To Refugees Fleeing Religious Persecution
Joe Biden intends to admit 125,000 refugees in his first year. Many will be fleeing religious persecution. While highlighting persecution, President Trump cut refugee admissions to 15,000.

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Nov 20, 2020

Once Out Of Office, Trump Faces Significant Legal Jeopardy
The president already is the subject of investigations by New York officials, and he may be implicated by federal authorities as well. As a private citizen, he would no longer enjoy de facto immunity.

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Nov 19, 2020

Play It Forward: Thundercat Eases Loneliness With Trippy Music
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Thundercat about his latest album, It Is What It Is, the importance of laughter and the artist he's grateful for, Louis Cole.

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Nov 19, 2020

Use It Or Lose It: Parents Set Wages Aside For Child Care. Now It's At Risk
For many families, 2020 ended up being a year with fewer child-care expenses. Now parents with unspent funds in their dependent-care flexible spending accounts are trying to figure out what to do.

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Nov 19, 2020

Utah Woman On Losing Her Mother And Grandfather To COVID-19
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Lindsay Wootton of Logan, Utah, who lost her mother and grandfather to COVID-19.

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Nov 19, 2020

Trump Lawyers Allege Massive Vote Tampering
More than two weeks after the election, President Trump still refuses to concede. And now his legal team is alleging an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory that Democrats stole the election.

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Nov 19, 2020

Man In Charge Of Coronavirus Testing In The U.S. On Why There Are Still Shortages
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Adm. Brett Giroir, assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services, about coronavirus testing and vaccine distribution.

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Nov 19, 2020

Australia's Military Reports Alleged War Crimes By Australians In Afghanistan
The Australian military released a candid report detailing war crimes allegedly committed by Australian forces serving in Afghanistan. The report claims Australian troops killed 39 unarmed civilians.

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Nov 19, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Government Reaction To Latest Surges Across The U.S.
The White House coronavirus task force briefed reporters on Thursday for the first time in months as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Americans to avoid travel.

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Nov 19, 2020

'Louder Than A Riot' Podcast Finds Evidence Rapper Mac Might Be Innocent
Rapper McKinley "Mac" Phipps was sentenced to 30 years for allegedly killing a fan at one of his shows. NPR podcast Louder Than a Riot explores new evidence that Mac is likely innocent.

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Nov 19, 2020

Americans Reconsider Thanksgiving Travel Plans As Coronavirus Surges
A spike in coronavirus cases has many people rethinking Thanksgiving travel plans. After air travel ticked up last month, bookings are now down. It seems like fewer people will hit the road, too.

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Nov 19, 2020

Judge Esther Salas Remembers The Night Of Assailant's Attack On Her Family
In July, an assailant killed federal Judge Esther Salas' son and wounded her husband. NPR talks with Salas about what happened that day.

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Nov 19, 2020

Pfizer CEO On Coronavirus Vaccine
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla about his company's reported success in coronavirus vaccine development and plans for vaccine distribution.

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Nov 19, 2020

Pfizer CEO On Next Steps For Coronavirus Vaccine And His Controversial Stock Trade
Albert Bourla, head of the pharmaceutical giant, discusses plans for distributing its vaccine, which it says is 95% effective, and explains the timing of his $5.6 mllion sale of Pfizer stock.

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Nov 19, 2020

What Activists In Georgia Are Doing To Turn Out The Vote In Runoff Elections
Georgia's runoff elections will determine which political party controls the U.S. Senate. New voters can participate if they register by Dec. 7, so activists are now trying to turn out the vote.

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Nov 19, 2020

Outgoing Alabama Senator On The Future Of Democratic Party In The South
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Sen. Doug Jones, D-Ala., who lost his seat in the election, about what he sees as the path forward for his party.

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Nov 19, 2020

Some Faith Leaders Defiant, Others Transparent Over COVID-19 Outbreaks
Many faith leaders may believe churches are singled out for blame, but one Baptist pastor in Maine called for safety precautions after members tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Nov 18, 2020

U.S. Surpasses 250,000 COVID-19 Death
The United States has surpassed 250,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday.

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Nov 18, 2020

U.S. Surpasses 250,000 COVID-19 Deaths
The United States has surpassed 250,000 deaths from COVID-19 on Wednesday.

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Nov 18, 2020

United Nations Sounds The Alarm On Humanitarian Crisis In Ethiopia
The conflict in Ethiopia has prompted aid groups to sound the alarm on a deteriorating humanitarian situation as tens of thousands of Ethiopian refugees flee the fighting into neighboring Sudan.

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Nov 18, 2020

Sidney Barber Becomes 1st Black Female Brigade Commander At Naval Academy
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sydney Barber on becoming the first Black woman in U.S. Naval Academy history selected to be brigade commander.

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Nov 18, 2020

Listener Questions On Maintaining Mental Health During The Pandemic And Lockdowns
As the pandemic drags on, NPR answers listener questions about the toll that isolation can take on mental health.

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Nov 18, 2020

2020 Hurricane Season Sets New Devastating Records And Is Not Over Yet
Hurricane Iota was the most powerful hurricane ever recorded this late in the Atlantic hurricane season. This year has already broken the record for the most named storms, and the season isn't over.

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Nov 18, 2020

Effects OF Leadership Vacuum In Trump Administration On The U.S.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Garrett Graff, director of the Aspen Institute's cybersecurity program, about the effects of the leadership vacuum in several federal agencies.

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Nov 18, 2020

FAA Clears Boeing 737 Max To Return To The Skies
The Federal Aviation Administration is allowing Boeing's 737 Max to fly again. The plane has been grounded for 20 months following two fatal crashes blamed on a faulty flight control system.

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Nov 18, 2020

Dolly Parton Donations Helped In Developing Coronavirus Vaccine
Dolly Parton's donations have contributed to the development of a coronavirus vaccine. Fans say this is just one reason why the singer continues to be an American hero.

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Nov 18, 2020

FDA Approves Coronavirus Test That Can Be Administered At Home
The Food and Drug Administration has cleared the first at-home coronavirus test for emergency use during the pandemic. But it's expensive and requires a prescription.

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Nov 18, 2020

Coalition Of Native Tribes Buys Into Large Seafood Company In Canada
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Chief Mi'sel Joe of Miawpukek First Nation in Canada about the groundbreaking purchase of a fish company that an indigenous coalition completed last week.

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Nov 18, 2020

Florida Governor Keeps Low Profile As Coronavirus Cases Surge
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a major ally of President Trump's, has kept a low profile since the election. Meanwhile, coronavirus cases are rising, and local officials are asking for leadership.

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Nov 18, 2020

How Could A Biden Administration Change Banks?
What can President-elect Joe Biden do without his party in charge of the Senate? One idea that's gaining steam: Force banks to offer low-cost, no overdraft bank accounts.

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Nov 18, 2020

Pfizer Concludes Coronavirus Vaccine Trial And Will Seek FDA Approval
A final analysis of Pfizer's clinical trial found its coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective. The drugmaker will now seek the Food and Drug Administration's approval for emergency use of the vaccine.

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Nov 18, 2020

Purchase Of Canadian Seafood Company Marks 'New Chapter' For Indigenous Coalition
Chief Mi'sel Joe of Miawpukek First Nation in Canada talks about the groundbreaking purchase of a fish company that an indigenous coalition completed last week.

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Nov 18, 2020

New York City To Close Schools For In-Person Learning
New York City is once again closing schools for in-person learning, beginning Thursday. The announcement comes as coronavirus case numbers in the city — and around the country — continue to rise.

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Nov 18, 2020

Sydney Barber Becomes 1st Black Female Brigade Commander At Naval Academy
Sydney Barber on becoming the first Black woman in U.S. Naval Academy history selected to be brigade commander.

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Nov 18, 2020

Sydney Barber Will Be 1st Black Female Brigade Commander At Naval Academy
The native of Lake Forest, Ill., reflects on the historic nature of her position and her plans for the future: "I feel like the world is my oyster."

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Nov 18, 2020

Why President Trump Refuses To Concede And What It Might Mean For The Country
Joe Biden won the election, but President Trump continues to claim he won and challenge the results in court. These moves may put the country's democracy and Trump's political future at risk.

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Nov 18, 2020

Young Progressives Hope Biden Will Act On Climate Change, Gun Control, Student Debt
Young voters appear to have voted in record numbers, mostly backing Joe Biden. They plan to hold him accountable on issues such as climate change and gun control, though Congress may slow his agenda.

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Nov 17, 2020

Trump Tweets That He Fired Top Cybersecurity Official Christopher Krebs
In a couple of tweets, President Trump announced that he has fired Christopher Krebs, head of the agency in the Department of Homeland Security that oversees election security.

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Nov 17, 2020

Federal Bankruptcy Judge Approves Purdue Pharma's Settlement With Justice Department
A federal judge has approved an $8 billion civil and criminal settlement between Purdue Pharma and the Justice Department linked to the company's marketing of various opioid medications.

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Nov 17, 2020

Senate Fails To Approve Judy Shelton's Nomination To Federal Reserve Board
Judy Shelton, the controversial nominee to the Federal Reserve's Board of Governors, failed to advance for a vote in the Senate, delivering Republicans and the Trump administration a major setback.

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Nov 17, 2020

Philadelphia Apologizes For MOVE Bombing From 35 Years Ago
A police helicopter dropped a bomb on a Philadelphia rowhouse 35 years ago. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with City Council member Jamie Gauthier about the resolution to issue an apology for the bombing.

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Nov 17, 2020

Georgia Secretary Of State On Vote Recount And Senate Runoff Elections
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger about the recount of presidential votes and the pressure he faces from fellow Republicans.

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Nov 17, 2020

Coronavirus Outbreak Among Minnesota GOP Deepens Tensions About State's Case Surge
Finger-pointing and frustration continue at the Minnesota state Capitol after a coronavirus outbreak among Republican lawmakers and their staff. Democrats are demanding more transparency.

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Nov 17, 2020

As Mexico Surpasses 1 Million Coronavirus Cases, Government Tries To Secure Vaccine
Mexico's government is moving swiftly to secure coronavirus vaccines after President Andrés Manuel López Obrador failed to enforce lockdowns and cushion the economic effects of the pandemic.

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Nov 17, 2020

Trump Considers Potential Actions He Might Take Against Iran Before His Term Ends
President Trump has been talking tough on Iran throughout his presidency. Will he take any action? NPR confirmed possible moves were discussed at a White House meeting last week.

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Nov 17, 2020

States Start Taking Significant Steps To Fight Pandemic As Cases Surge
As the U.S. enters the most challenging phase of the pandemic to date, states are reimposing different kinds of mitigation measures. This time around, experts are offering a wider range of solutions.

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Nov 17, 2020

Why Corporate Jargon Never Seems To Go Away
Corporate gobbledygook is widely ridiculed. But it's pervasive in the American workplace and never goes away. There's new research into who uses jargon and why.

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Nov 17, 2020

Oregon Governor On New Restrictions In Her State
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Oregon Gov. Kate Brown about why she restricted nonessential businesses and how she hopes the state can deal with the pandemic without more federal funding assistance.

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Nov 17, 2020

Oregon Governor: Mitch McConnell Should 'Get Off His Duff' And Deliver Relief Funds
Kate Brown, Oregon's Democratic governor, discusses why she's ordering new coronavirus restrictions and how she hopes the state can deal with the pandemic without more federal funding assistance.

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Nov 17, 2020

Peru Sees 3 Presidents In The Span Of A Week
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with investigative journalist Paola Ugaz about the political situation in Peru, which has now seen three presidents in the span of one week.

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Nov 17, 2020

Lack Of Communication Between States And Native Tribes Hinders Contact Tracing
Many Native Americans don't live on reservations but frequently visit families there. When Native people test positive for the coronavirus, that information is rarely communicated back to the tribes.

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