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Oct 23, 2021

Facebook dithered in curbing divisive user content in India
Leaked documents reveal that Facebook struggled to quash misinformation and anti-Muslim propaganda and lacked the resources to do so, even as its own employees raised red flags.

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Oct 23, 2021

The tongue-eating louse does exactly what its name suggests
It's the stuff of nightmares, or science fiction: a parasite that wants to get inside an animal's mouth, where it attacks — and replaces — the tongue.

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Oct 23, 2021

20 years ago, the iPod was born
With a promise of "1,000 songs in your pocket," the iPod was an irresistible product in 2001.

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Oct 23, 2021

Scientists used a tiny brain implant to help a blind teacher see letters again
A former science teacher who's been blind for 16 years became able to see letters, discern objects' edges — and even play a Maggie Simpson video game.

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Oct 23, 2021

Houston Astros head to World Series, just a few years after their cheating scandal
Officials found that the Astros were sign-stealing in 2017 and partly in 2018, but team officials say their past is firmly behind them.

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Oct 23, 2021

Israel designates 6 Palestinian human right groups as terrorist organizations
Two of the groups said they would not be forced underground despite the uncertainty of their new status, which would allow Israel to raid the groups' offices and criminalize funding.

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Oct 23, 2021

Turkey's Erdogan orders the removal of 10 ambassadors, including U.S. envoy
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he had ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a jailed philanthropist to be declared persona non grata.

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Oct 23, 2021

11 days after a Moroccan man died, a Texan is arrested on a murder warrant
Sheriff's deputies arrested Terry Turner on a warrant accusing him of murdering Adil Dghoughi outside of Turner's house in Martindale, Texas. Turner spent less than two hours in custody.

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Oct 23, 2021

11 days after killing Moroccan man, a Texan is arrested on a murder warrant
Sheriff's deputies arrested Terry Turner on a warrant accusing him of murdering Adil Dghoughi outside of Turner's house in Martindale, Texas. Turner spent less than two hours in custody.

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Oct 23, 2021

FDA says the Pfizer COVID vaccine looks effective for young kids
Federal health regulators say kid-size doses of Pfizer's vaccine appear highly effective at preventing symptomatic infections in elementary school children and caused no unexpected safety issues.

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Oct 23, 2021

Saudi Arabia pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2060
Although the kingdom will aim to reduce emissions within its own borders, there is no indication it will slow down investments in oil and gas or move away from the production of fossil fuels.

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Oct 23, 2021

Despite higher COVID risk, most pregnant Americans remain unvaccinated
Only two-thirds of pregnant Americans are vaccinated for COVID-19, despite being at far higher risk for complications and death.

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Oct 23, 2021

Nick Offerman on why he finds solace in the outdoors
The actor and author has a new book, Where the Deer and the Antelope Play. He talks with NPR's Scott Simon about why walking in the woods makes him feel better and how to experience nature in a city.

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Oct 23, 2021

Border Patrol apprehensions hit a record high. But that's only part of the story
The Border Patrol recorded nearly 1.7 million apprehensions last year, eclipsing the record set in 2000. Still, the number of migrants crossing illegally is likely far below the all-time high.

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Oct 23, 2021

Inside the jaw-clenching world of cricket fighting in China
It's cricket fighting season in China, so NPR went ringside to learn about the centuries-old sport. Turns out, the bugs are really high maintenance, big money's involved and big mandibles matter.

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Oct 23, 2021

There's bipartisan cooperation brewing on Capitol Hill ... over beer
Some lawmakers are raising the bar for bipartisan cooperation, in the most unexpected of places.

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Oct 23, 2021

Biden's equity agenda hangs in balance in the Congress spending negotiations
President Biden has said he's open to compromise on his plans to expand the social safety, but some advocates are concerned that access to benefits may be too limited.

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Oct 23, 2021

Again and again. Women's pro soccer players are just the latest to deal with abuse
The NWSL is reeling from a scandal involving multiple coaches and alleged abusive behavior toward players, and it's refocused attention on a familiar problem: female athletes experiencing abuse.

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Oct 23, 2021

Again and again. Women's pro soccer players just the latest to deal with abuse
The NWSL is reeling from a scandal involving multiple coaches and alleged abusive behavior toward players, and it's refocused attention on a familiar problem: female athletes experiencing abuse.

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Oct 23, 2021

With safety in mind, schools are getting their bands back together
With students back at school this fall, classes sound almost normal — they just look a little different.

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Oct 22, 2021

Lyft report cites higher numbers of sexual assaults
The ride-hailing company says it received an increasing number of reports of sexual assault in recent years, including more than 1,800 in 2019. Uber put out a similar report nearly 2 years ago.

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Oct 22, 2021

This city will rely on bottled water for weeks because of high lead levels
Benton Harbor, Mich., residents will be urged to use free bottled water for drinking and cooking until a federal study confirms that filters can work effectively with the city's tap water.

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Oct 22, 2021

How the 'Stop the Steal' movement outwitted Facebook ahead of the Jan. 6 insurrection
Internal Facebook documents show how the pro-Trump Stop the Steal movement proliferated on the world's biggest social network between the presidential election and the Jan. 6 insurrection.

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Oct 22, 2021

Students at Howard University are protesting poor housing conditions on campus
Students began protesting outside the university center nearly two weeks ago, citing moldy dorm rooms and other problems. They say they won't leave until their demands are met.

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Oct 22, 2021

Baldwin didn't know weapon on movie set contained a live round, search warrant says
Alec Baldwin was handed a loaded weapon by an assistant director who indicated it was safe to use in the moments before the actor fatally shot a cinematographer, court records show.

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Oct 22, 2021

Peter Scolari, of 'Newhart,' 'Bosom Buddies' and 'Girls,' dies at 66
Scolari, a versatile character actor whose television roles included recurring parts on Evil and Girls, has died after fighting cancer for two years.

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Oct 22, 2021

Walmart is recalling an aromatherapy spray that contains a deadly bacteria
Officials are looking into four confirmed cases of the dangerous bacteria discovered in the sprays. Two deaths associated with the bacteria are being investigated.

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Oct 22, 2021

Walmart recalls essential oil-infused spray after 'rare and dangerous' bacteria found
Officials are looking into four confirmed cases of the dangerous bacteria discovered in the sprays. Two deaths associated with the bacteria are being investigated.

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Oct 22, 2021

People wonder if they should keep calm and carry on in the face of delta plus variant
A new coronavirus variant — known as delta plus — has cropped up in the U.K. There's concern it could be more dangerous than the highly contagious delta variant. What does the science actually show?

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Oct 22, 2021

Former Giuliani associate Lev Parnas is convicted of campaign finance crimes
Prosecutors accused Parnas of using other people's money to pose as a powerful political broker and cozy up to some of the nation's star Republican political figures.

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Oct 22, 2021

Coronavirus FAQ: Why do so many folks say to drink lots of water before your vaccine?
The recommendation to guzzle a tall glass of H2O before the infection is widespread. But is there any evidence it'll reduce side effects or improve vaccine effectiveness? Also: painkiller protocols!

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Oct 22, 2021

A proposed Biden drug policy could widen racial disparities, civil rights groups warn
A coalition of civil rights and criminal justice reform groups said a White House proposal for restricting synthetic drugs related to fentanyl will not curb the overdose epidemic.

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Oct 22, 2021

Cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, who was fatally shot by a prop gun, was a rising star
Celebrated as a rising star by colleagues and collaborators, Hutchins grew up on a military base, and had a taste for filming herself doing extreme sports.

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Oct 22, 2021

Halyna Hutchins, cinematographer killed on a film set, is honored by colleagues
Celebrated as a rising star by colleagues and collaborators, Hutchins grew up on a military base, and had a taste for filming herself doing extreme sports.

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Oct 22, 2021

Barbados elects a woman as its first president as it moves toward becoming a republic
Dame Sandra Mason previously served as governor general. Barbados hopes to become a republic before the 55th anniversary of its independence from Britain in November.

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Oct 22, 2021

A Black museum asks to melt Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue to create new art
In 2017, debate over Charlottesville's Robert E. Lee statue sparked a violent neo-Nazi rally that left a woman dead. Now, a Black cultural center wants to melt it down and turn it into public art.

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Oct 22, 2021

Baldwin says he is cooperating with investigations into the prop gun shooting death
Actor Alec Baldwin, who police say shot the prop gun that killed the cinematographer on the set of the movie Rust, expressed "shock and sadness" and said he was cooperating with authorities.

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Oct 22, 2021

Alec Baldwin is cooperating with police in the prop gun shooting death on 'Rust' set
Actor Alec Baldwin shot the prop gun that killed a cinematographer during filming of the movie Rust, police said. On Friday, Baldwin expressed "shock and sadness" over the incident.

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Oct 22, 2021

The Supreme Court keeps Texas abortion law in place, but agrees to review it
The court will consider the legality of the law Nov. 1. The highly unusual court action is an indication of deep internal splits within the court.

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Oct 22, 2021

Renowned conductor Bernard Haitink, beloved for his modesty, has died at age 92
The Dutch conductor Bernard Haitink had a six-decade career leading major orchestras across Europe, the U.S. and the U.K. He was hailed as a musician's musician, prizing the art well above glamor.

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Oct 22, 2021

Prosecutor disputes reports that train passengers recorded rape without calling cops
The narrative that passengers on a SEPTA train in suburban Philadelphia watched a man rape a woman and filmed it instead of calling the police is false, the prosecutor handling the case has said.

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Oct 22, 2021

Haiti gang leader threatens to kill the 17 kidnapped missionaries
The gang leader that police say is holding the kidnapped missionaries said in a video that he will kill the group if his demands aren't met. Authorities have said he wants $1 million per person.

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Oct 22, 2021

On-set deaths from prop guns are rare — but not unheard of
The death of director of photography Halyna Hutchins on a film set in Santa Fe, N.M., is a reminder that prop weapons can pose a serious risk. But Hollywood history includes only a few such incidents.

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Oct 22, 2021

Deaths involving fake weapons on movie sets are tragic — and rare, prop masters say
The death of director of photography Halyna Hutchins on a film set in Santa Fe, N.M., is a reminder that prop weapons can pose a serious risk. But Hollywood history includes only a few such incidents.

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Oct 22, 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech COVID vaccine appears more than 90% effective in kids 5 to 11
The companies studied a 10 microgram vaccine dose in children 5 to 11, a third of the dose used for adults, to minimize side effects and because it still prompts a strong immune response.

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Oct 22, 2021

U.S. coal production is up sharply after hitting a 50-year low last year
As the Biden administration prepares to negotiate reductions in fossil fuel use at the Glasgow climate summit at the end of the month, U.S. coal production is actually up significantly this year.

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Oct 22, 2021

They didn't pay rent and stole the fridge. Pandemic spawns nightmare tenants
Some landlords got hurt by tenants who took advantage of eviction bans during the pandemic. Now they can't get any help from a massive $47 billion federal rental assistance program.

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Oct 22, 2021

They didn't pay rent, then stole the fridge. Landlords deal with pandemic squatters
Some landlords got hurt by squatters who took advantage of eviction bans during the pandemic. Now they can't get any help from a massive $47 billion federal rental assistance program.

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Oct 22, 2021

They refused to pay rent and stole the fridge. Landlords deal with pandemic squatters
Some landlords got hurt by squatters who took advantage of eviction bans during the pandemic. Now they can't get any help from a massive $47 billion federal rental assistance program.

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Oct 22, 2021

Alec Baldwin fires prop gun on movie set killing a film crew member
Baldwin discharged a prop firearm on the set of Rust near Sante Fe, killing the film's director of photography and injuring the director, according to the sheriff's office of Santa Fe County, N.M.

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Oct 22, 2021

The Democratic coalition will be tested in the Virginia governor's race
Virginia has trended Democratic as it's gotten more diverse. But this year's race for governor seems set to be close. That's in large part because Democrats are fighting apathy among their base.

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Oct 22, 2021

While COVID still rages, anti-vaccine activists will gather for a big conference
Among the attendees are people who also spread misinformation about 2020 presidential election and other conspiracy theories.

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Oct 22, 2021

Here's what we know is in the scaled back Biden budget bill and what got cut
Arizona Sen. Sinema's opposition to increasing taxes on corporations forced Democrats to rework how they pay for their spending bill. But negotiators have come up with an alternative they agree on.

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Oct 21, 2021

A prop gun discharged by Alec Baldwin killed a film crew member on set, sheriff says
Production on the Western movie Rust in New Mexico has been halted.

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Oct 21, 2021

Director of photography was fatally shot by a prop gun on an Alec Baldwin movie set
The sheriff's office says the firearm was discharged by Baldwin, who is an actor and producer on the film. Production on the Western movie Rust has been halted.

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Oct 21, 2021

An endangered Sumatran orangutan at the New Orleans zoo is expecting twins
The births will be the first for Menari, zoo officials say. She is expected to give deliver the twins sometime this winter.

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Oct 21, 2021

Heat stress likely caused the deaths of a California family while they were hiking
The case of the family found dead on a hiking trail in August had perplexed investigators and the public. On Thursday, Sheriff-Coroner Jeremy Briese confirmed the cause of death.

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Oct 21, 2021

A Moroccan man was shot to death in Texas while sitting in a car
The Council on American Islamic Relations is calling for a complete and independent investigation of the killing in Caldwell County, about 40 miles from Austin.

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Oct 21, 2021

Months after the Olympics, Simone Biles says she's 'still scared to do gymnastics'
Biles shocked the world when she withdrew from events at the Olympics this summer, citing a phenomenon called the "twisties." In an interview Thursday, she says she's still grappling with it.

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Oct 21, 2021

Remains found in Florida park are identified as Brian Laundrie, the FBI says
Laundrie was a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip.

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Oct 21, 2021

CDC advisers back rollout of COVID vaccine boosters from Moderna and J&J
A panel advising the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also endorsed a mix-and-match approach to boosters that would be flexible for patients and health care providers.

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Oct 21, 2021

CDC backs the rollout of COVID vaccine boosters from Moderna and J&J
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky also endorsed a mix-and-match approach to boosters that would be flexible for patients and health care providers.

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Oct 21, 2021

Tech workers recount the cost of speaking out, as tensions rise inside companies
More and more tech workers are publicly criticizing their companies. But those who have spoken out say it's taken a toll on their careers, friendships and mental health.

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Oct 21, 2021

What it's like to be on the front lines of the school board culture war
Karen Watkins ran for her local school board because she wanted to be involved in her children's education. Since her election in 2020, she's been yelled at, threatened and followed to her car.

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Oct 21, 2021

The Federal Reserve imposes new restrictions on investments after trading controversy
The Federal Reserve is adopting new restrictions on investments after active trading last year by two regional Fed bank presidents drew criticism.

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Oct 21, 2021

U.S. House approves criminal contempt referral for Steve Bannon
The House voted 229-202 to hold Bannon in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena from the Jan. 6 select committee.

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Oct 21, 2021

Manchin says he offered to change political parties if he was a 'problem' for Dems
The saga over Sen. Joe Manchin's political party affiliation comes after a Mother Jones article claimed the West Virginia Democrat had plans to become an independent. Machin has denied the report.

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Oct 21, 2021

Julie Green, who painted plates with the last meals of death row inmates, has died
The ongoing project, entitled The Last Supper, featured prisoner's final meal requests, from a stuffed-crust meat lover's pizza to an apple pie to a Coke.

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Oct 21, 2021

Remembering Zika: Parents offered their kids for studies, then say they were forgotten
Years after agreeing to take part in research, families of children with congenital Zika syndrome are feeling abandoned.

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Oct 21, 2021

New federal funds spur expansion of home care services for the elderly and disabled
These services can make the difference between being able to live at home with family or landing in a nursing facility. But state Medicaid programs don't always pay for them.

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Oct 21, 2021

Celtics games have been shut down in China after one player's pro-Tibet tweet
Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter waded into an especially sensitive subject for the NBA with his comments advocating for a free Tibet, as China is by far the league's largest foreign market.

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Oct 21, 2021

Celtics games have been turned off in China after one player's pro-Tibet tweet
Boston Celtics center Enes Kanter waded into an especially sensitive subject for the NBA with his comments advocating for a free Tibet, as China is by far the league's largest foreign market.

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Oct 21, 2021

What we know so far about Trump's planned social media platform
Former President Donald Trump has announced his intent to launch a long-anticipated social platform of his own, claiming to create a space to "stand up to the tyranny of Big Tech."

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Oct 21, 2021

J&J is using a bankruptcy maneuver to block lawsuits over baby powder cancer claims
Johnson & Johnson spun off liabilities — including roughly 38,000 lawsuits — linked to claims of asbestos contamination in its baby powder to a new firm, which then declared bankruptcy.

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Oct 21, 2021

Amazon warehouse workers on Staten Island push for union vote
Some 2,000 workers from four facilities have signed cards seeking an election, according to organizers at the new Amazon Labor Union.

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Oct 21, 2021

A mysterious 'A Team' just rescued dogs from a volcano's lava zone in La Palma
A group describing itself as "anonymous animalists" seems to have entered a dangerous area and rescued the dogs, leaving a banner signed by the fictional commando group.

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Oct 21, 2021

Jackson, Miss. lives in a world of high poverty and higher expectations
Jackson is the state capital, but it wrestles with poverty, infrastructural problems, including water issues, and a conservative state government.

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Oct 21, 2021

Jackson, Miss. lives in a world of high poverty and higher expectations.
Jackson is the state capital, but it wrestles with poverty, infrastructural problems, including water issues, and a conservative state government.

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Oct 21, 2021

Garland deflects lawmakers' questions on Trump as he tries to sidestep politics
Attorney General Merrick Garland told lawmakers he's working to keep the Justice Department out of politics after four years of chaos during the Trump presidency.

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Oct 21, 2021

Movie theater chain AMC is adding open captions at hundreds of U.S. locations
The world's largest movie theater chain is adding onscreen captioning to 240 locations across the U.S. in an effort to make moviegoing more accessible.

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Oct 21, 2021

The world's largest movie theater chain is adding open captions at 240 U.S. locations
The world's largest movie theater chain is adding onscreen captioning to 240 locations across the U.S. in an effort to make moviegoing more accessible.

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Oct 21, 2021

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wrote a letter to Congress calling for paid family leave
As Democrats keep working towards a scaled-back spending bill, the Duchess of Sussex urged them not to "compromise or negotiate" over a national paid family leave program.

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Oct 21, 2021

Ex-Minneapolis police officer sentenced to 57 months in the killing of a 911 caller
Mohamed Noor, who fatally shot an unarmed woman after she called 911 to report a possible rape behind her home, was sentenced on a lesser charge after his murder conviction was overturned.

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Oct 21, 2021

Oversight Board slams Facebook for giving special treatment to high-profile users
Facebook's "cross-check" program applies to millions of accounts, but the board says the company is not being transparent about how it applies its rules to those prominent users.

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Oct 21, 2021

A man whose restaurant was raided by Sheriff Joe Arpaio in Arizona gets $5 million
Maricopa County has settled with Bret Frimmel, who claimed that the-then sheriff's office defamed him and violated his rights as it investigated if some of his workers used fraudulent IDs to get jobs.

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Oct 21, 2021

Texas nurse convicted of killing 4 men with air injections
The jury deliberated for about an hour before finding William George Davis guilty of capital murder. Davis was accused of injecting air into four patients' arteries after they underwent heart surgery.

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Oct 21, 2021

U.K. police have charged a 25-year-old man with lawmaker David Amess' murder
Authorities say a 25-year-old British man of Somali heritage, Ali Harbi Ali, has been charged with murder and preparing acts of terrorism in the death of the Conservative lawmaker last week.

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Oct 21, 2021

Researchers pinpoint when the Vikings came to Canada. It was exactly 1,000 years ago
It has long been known that the Vikings arrived in the Americas sometime before Christopher Columbus. Now, a new article in the journal Nature concludes the exact year was 1021.

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Oct 21, 2021

Researchers put a date on when the Vikings arrived in Canada: exactly 1,000 years ago
It's long been known that the Vikings arrived in the Americas sometime before Christopher Columbus. Now, a new article in the journal Nature pinpoints the exact year: 1021.

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Oct 21, 2021

South Korea tests 1st domestically made rocket as it pursues satellite launch program
After relying on other countries to launch its satellites since the early 1990s, South Korea is now trying to become the 10th nation to send a satellite into space with its own technology.

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Oct 21, 2021

Long before Havana Syndrome, the U.S. reported microwaves beamed at an embassy
In the 1970s and '80s, U.S. officials routinely referred to the Soviet use of microwave radiation against the American Embassy in Moscow. The Soviets were believed to be seeking intelligence.

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Oct 21, 2021

Long before Havana Syndrome, U.S. reported microwaves beamed at an embassy
In the 1970s and 80s, U.S. officials routinely referred to the Soviet use of microwave radiation against the American Embassy in Moscow. The Soviets were believed to be seeking intelligence.

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Oct 21, 2021

Memes about COVID-19 helped us cope with life in a pandemic, a new study finds
Memes could be a valuable way to help people deal with stressful situations.

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Oct 21, 2021

In Maine, a looming vaccine deadline for EMTs is stressing small-town ambulance crews
Statewide, the COVID vaccination rate for first responders is more than 95%. But it's not as high in more rural areas, where ambulance crews can't function if just a few people quit.

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Oct 21, 2021

Why helping people pay rent can fight the pandemic
A family in Houston and a plumber in Maryland couldn't afford rent, which pushed them into crowded living quarters. During the COVID-19 pandemic, that common predicament has increased viral spread.

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Oct 20, 2021

CDC says throw out onions if you don't know where they came from to avoid salmonella
A salmonella outbreak has affected more than 30 states. Federal health officials link it to onions grown in Chihuahua, Mexico, and distributed by ProSource Inc.

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Oct 20, 2021

CDC says toss onions if you don't know where they came from to avoid salmonella
A salmonella outbreak has affected more than 30 states. Federal health officials link it to onions grown in Chihuahua, Mexico, and distributed by ProSource Inc.

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Oct 20, 2021

Parents of a 6-year-old girl killed at a theme park file a wrongful death lawsuit
The lawsuit says there were at least two prior incidents at Glenwood Caverns in Colorado where the ride operators failed to properly secure passengers on the Haunted Mine Drop ride.

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Oct 20, 2021

Climate change is bad for your health. And plans to boost economies may make it worse
A Lancet medical journal report finds that human-caused climate change is worsening human health in just about every measurable way. It calls for more urgent action from world leaders.

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Oct 20, 2021

NFL will seek to eliminate extra hurdles for Black players from concussion settlement
The league proposed changes to the $1 billion settlement after an outcry over test score adjustments known as "race-norming," which make it harder for retired Black players to win dementia awards.

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