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Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Rollout Begins In U.S. As COVID-19 Cases Tick Up
Johnson & Johnson has started shipping its first vaccine doses across the U.S., adding a third vaccine to the country's arsenal as public health officials warn of an uptick in cases.
NPRLeitura de 3 minsPolitics
Myanmar's Suu Kyi Appears Before Court As Supporters Continue Protests
The detained former leader appeared for a hearing Monday, a month after being ousted in a coup, as her supporters staged protests, despite a deadly crackdown by police.
NPRLeitura de 2 minsMedical
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.
NPRLeitura de 4 minsAmerican Government
Disinformation Fuels Distrust And Even Violence At All Levels Of Government
Political scientists say growing acceptance of unfounded conspiracy theories is fueling disengagement and distrust in democratic institutions, an effect that is trickling down to local politics.
NPRLeitura de 2 minsAmerican Government
Biden Backs Amazon Warehouse Workers' Union Drive
More than 5,800 warehouse workers at the Bessemer, Ala., Amazon facility are voting this month on whether to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
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Texas Energy Co-Op Files For Bankruptcy After Storm, High Bill
Brazos Electric Power Cooperative cites a massive bill from the Electric Reliability Council of Texas as the reason for the bankruptcy filing.
NPRLeitura de 2 minsCrime & Violence
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Found Guilty Of Corruption
Nicolas Sarkozy, who served as president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted of bribery and influence peddling. He was sentenced to three years in prison, with two of the years suspended.
NPRLeitura de 2 minsSports & Recreation
'Hard To Explain': Tiger Woods Thanks Golfers For Wearing Red In His Honor On Sunday
"To every golfer and every fan, you are truly helping me get through this tough time," Tiger Woods said after dozens of pro golfers and staff
NPRLeitura de 1 minsMedical
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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Rethinking How We Approach Long-Term Care In The U.S.
Nursing homes in crisis. Is it time to rethink how they work? We talk about alternative models for nursing homes and how to build a better long-term care system in the U.S.
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Texas Attorney General Sues Griddy, Saying Electricity Provider Misled Customers
The state says it received more than 400 complaints about Griddy in less than two weeks. One woman who was hit with $4,677 on her credit card said, "I do not have the money to pay this bill."
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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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FC Barcelona: Police Raid Stadium In Financial Crimes Investigation
Local media report the club's former president and current CEO were arrested. The raid follows allegations that club officials hired a marketing firm to discredit its critics, including Lionel Messi.
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CDC Panel Endorses Johnson & Johnson's One-Dose COVID-19 Vaccine
Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention voted to endorse the emergency use of a single dose of a vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson. A study showed it was 66% effective in the U.S.
NPRLeitura de 2 minsPolitics
At Least 18 Killed By Myanmar Security Forces In Deadliest Day Since Coup
Myanmar's military junta has increased its use of violence against peaceful protesters. At least 18 were killed Sunday, the deadliest day yet since the military took power earlier this month.
NPRLeitura de 3 minsCrime & Violence
Virginia Lawmakers Sign Off On Bill Legalizing Recreational Marijuana
The bill would legalize cannabis for recreational use by adults starting in 2024. But some Democrats and advocates say the legislation doesn't do enough to address racial disparites in drug laws.
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People Share #TheMoment They Realized The Pandemic Was Changing Life As They Knew It
It's been nearly a year since the coronavirus pandemic began. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asked people to share the moment they realized COVID-19 was changing their lives.
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Demetria Bannister, 28: Kirk Franklin's 'The Storm Is Over Now'
Demetria or "Demi" Bannister had a powerful voice — singing or not — that could touch the heart of anyone she encountered.
NPRLeitura de 3 minsAmerican Government
Trump Keeps Up Conspiracies, Blasts Biden And GOP Foes In 1st Post-Presidency Speech
Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, the former president said his successor had "the most disastrous first month of any president in modern history."
NPRLeitura de 2 minsCrime & Violence
Hong Kong Democracy Advocates Charged Under National Security Law
Authorities charged 47 people with violating a Chinese law aimed at suppressing dissent. The pro-democracy activists, arrested in early January, face life in prison.
NPRLeitura de 4 minsInternational Relations
Avril Haines Takes Over As Intelligence Chief At 'A Challenging Time'
As Haines sat down for an interview with NPR, her aides handed out a declassified report blaming Saudi Arabia's crown prince for a brutal killing.
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'Nomadland' And Chadwick Boseman Win Big During A Mostly Snoozy Golden Globes
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association hamfistedly attempted to address its lack of Black members, and technical difficulties made things awkward.
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Brooklyn Librarian Becomes Unlikely Star With Her Bilingual Story Time
The pandemic has yielded a silver lining for the Brooklyn Public Library. Tenzin Kalsang's Tibetan story time has been drawing audiences in the tens of thousands.
NPRLeitura de 5 minsPolitical Ideologies
Why Republicans Are Moving To Fix Elections That Weren't Broken
GOP-led legislatures in dozens of states are moving to change election laws in ways that could make it harder to vote, by for example, reducing early voting days or limiting access to voting by mail.
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Sunday Puzzle: You Got An A++
On-air Challenge: Today's puzzle is called A++. I'm going to give you clues for two things. Say what they are. Then put the letter "A" at the start to make a word. Example: Prohibition / Mafia chief --> ABANDON (a + ban + don) 1. Hydroelectric f
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Susan Owens, 63: Bruce Springsteen's 'The Rising'
Even with countless challenges in her life, this mother always rose to the occasion to the sound of The Boss.
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Jack Ranney, 80: Edward Elgar's 'Nimrod'
Jack was a trained violinist and orchestra conductor who shared his love for classical music with his family.
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Usha Subrahmanyam, 69: Norah Jones' 'Don't Know Why'
More than 500,000 people have died in the U.S. from COVID-19 since the pandemic hit this country and the world just over a year ago. NPR is remembering some of those who lost their lives by listening to the music they loved and hearing their stories.
NPRLeitura de 4 minsCrime & Violence
Gov. Cuomo Apologizes For 'Misinterpreted' Comments Amid Sexual Harassment Claims
The governor said he will ask New York's attorney general and the state's chief judge to pick an independent investigator to review allegations against him brought by two former aides.
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Jim Haefele, 65: 'The Irish Blessing'
Former students recorded one of their teacher's favorite songs to be played for him just before his death.
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