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 2021-09-24 23:33 

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A 6-Year-Old Girl Died After Ride Operators Reportedly Did Not Secure Her Seat Belts...

Wongel Estifanos was visiting Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park during Labor Day weekend while vacationing with her family, officials say....

 2021-09-24 21:50 

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COVID Forever? Plus, Broadway's Back...

Ever since the pandemic hit, life has been split into two timelines: before the pandemic and after the pandemic. But when will the...

 2021-09-24 21:46 

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'What Do You Need A Song For?': Esperanza Spalding's Search For The Answer...

At the heart of Esperanza Spalding's new album is the question...

 2021-09-24 21:29 

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Photos: Haitian Migrants Who Were At The Border Share Their Search For A New Life...

Haitian migrants camp on the Mexican side of the U.S. border....

 2021-09-24 21:00 

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Lil Nas X Is Not Trying To Comfort Anyone...

Every generation has its musical...

 2021-09-24 20:49 

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Quad Countries Have 1st In-Person Summit At The White House...

President Biden hosted the first face to face summit with leaders of Japan, Australia and India. The four countries are known as the Quad and see themselves as a democratic bulwark against China....

 2021-09-24 20:49 

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What The Border At Del Rio, Texas, Is Like Now That The Migrant Camp Is Gone...

U.S. officials continue to reduce the number of Haitian migrants at the border. Authorities hope to reopen the border to Mexico that has been shuttered since the increase in migrants to the region....

 2021-09-24 20:48 

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Limits On Toilet Paper And Cleaning Supplies Are Back At Costco...

Costco Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti said an anticipated uptick in demand as the delta variant surges and supply chain challenges led to the purchase limits on key household items....

 2021-09-24 20:36 

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Colorado Data Shows Vaccines And Masks Are Helping Protect Schoolchildren From COVID...

Colorado counties with high vaccination rates have much lower infection rates among children than those with low rates. Infection rates in schools which require masks are lower than ones that don't....

 2021-09-24 20:36 

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Zebras On The Lam Are Dazzling Suburban Maryland...

A dazzle of zebras — that's what you call a group of them by the way — escaped from a legally-run exotic animal farm in the D.C. area 25 days ago. Since then, they've been popping up in the suburbs....

 2021-09-24 20:31 

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10 Years After Repeal, LGBTQ Vets Are Still Affected By 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'...

Thousands of veterans discharged from the military under...

 2021-09-24 20:31 

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Disagreements Among Democrats In Congress Are Holding Up Biden's Legislative Agenda...

President Biden's legislative agenda hangs in the balance, in large part due to disagreements among Congress members within his own party. Democratic leaders are trying to chart a path forward....

 2021-09-24 20:19 

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Italy's New COVID Vaccine Mandate Is One Of The Strictest In The World...

Italy is imposing one of the most strict COVID vaccine mandates in the world starting next month by requiring workers in public or private jobs to show proof of vaccination or lose pay....

 2021-09-24 20:19 

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Dan Savage On Celebrating 30 Years Of 'Savage Love' With A New Book...

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with author Dan Savage about his new book Savage Love from A to Z: Advice on Sex and Relationships, Dating and Mating, Exes and Extras,....

 2021-09-24 20:19 

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Winter Could Usher In Some Normalcy If Delta Surge Projections Are Correct...

If the latest projections about the delta surge are correct, life may finally start returning to normal again in coming months....

 2021-09-24 20:19 

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Remembering Sean Fletcher, Beloved Teacher And Brother In Arkansas, Lost To COVID...

Sean Fletcher, a retired German and history teacher who loved sharing his passions with those around him, died of COVID-19 in December 2020. His brother remembers him for his knowledge and curiosity....

 2021-09-24 20:19 

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Germany Will Elect A New Chancellor On Sunday, Replacing Angela Merkel...

The election in Germany will make the end of an era — after 16 years as chancellor, Angela Merkel plans to step aside. The vote could also see her party out of power....

 2021-09-24 20:19 

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Novelist Edwidge Danticat: Allow Haitians To Determine Their Own Future...

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with award winning Haitian-American novelist Edwidge Danticat about the challenges in Haiti....

 2021-09-24 20:19 

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How The Southern U.S. Border Has Become A Nearly Constant Humanitarian Crisis...

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Yale professor Alicia Camacho and NPR correspondent Franco Ordoez about Latin American migration into the U.S. and government policies trying to address it....

 2021-09-24 19:26 

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84-Degree Ocean Waters Will Turn Sam Into A Major Hurricane On Saturday...

The storm is forecast to rapidly intensify as it passes over warm water far out in the Atlantic, the National Hurricane Center says. It's too soon to predict where or when Sam might affect land....

 2021-09-24 18:37 

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Coldplay X BTS, 'My Universe'...

The track, co-written in English and Korean by both groups, celebrates life's small wonders....

 2021-09-24 18:12 

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'View' Co-Hosts Test Positive For COVID TV Moments Before Harris Interview...

Two hosts of the...

 2021-09-24 17:42 

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R. Kelly's Federal Trial Is In The Hands Of The Jury...

After six weeks of emotionally charged testimony, jury deliberation begins in the New York federal trial of disgraced R&B superstar R. Kelly. If convicted he could spend 10 years to life in prison....

 2021-09-24 17:32 

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What's Making Us Happy: A Guide For Your Weekend Watching, Listening And Reading...

Each week, the guests and hosts on Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. Today it's The Great British Baking Show, The L Word and a couple of essays....

 2021-09-24 17:21 

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Coronavirus FAQ: Is There An App That'll Prove I'm Vaccinated, Or Is Paper The Best?...

It's happening more and more — you'll have to show proof of vaccination to enter an event or to travel. There's that flimsy paper card. And then there's the digital realm. What's the best option?...

 2021-09-24 17:19 

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ABC's New 'Wonder Years' Succeeds By Centering A Black Family In History...

The new revival of the 1988 series works because it reclaims Black people's part in history....

 2021-09-24 17:16 

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Shemekia Copeland On Mountain Stage...

Blues singer Shemekia Copeland joined Mountain Stage for its first concert in front of a live audience in 14 months....

 2021-09-24 16:47 

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Japan's Outspoken, U.S.-Educated Vaccine Minister Wants To Be The Next Prime Minister...

Taro Kono is seen as a political maverick with liberal views on social policy. He is popular with the public, but his own party's power brokers may hesitate to make him the leader next week....

 2021-09-24 16:40 

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Biden Says He Plans To Get A COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot...

The president says he will get a third dose of the vaccine as soon as he can....

 2021-09-24 16:36 

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Biden Says Border Agents' Use Of Horses Against Migrants Was Dangerous And Wrong...

President Biden says U.S. Border Patrol agents' use of horses — and in at least one instance, long reins — to chase Haitian migrants was...

 2021-09-24 16:26 

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CIA Recalls Vienna Station Chief In Move Related To Handling Of 'Havana Syndrome'...

A growing number of U.S. intelligence officers and diplomats in Vienna have reported symptoms in recent months consistent with Havana syndrome, which include dizziness, migraines and memory loss....

 2021-09-24 15:55 

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Ancient Footprints Show Humans Lived In The Americas Earlier Than Once Thought...

A team of scientists dated the footprints along an extinct lake bed in New Mexico and found them to be between 21,000 and 23,000 — far older than reliable evidence has suggested to date....

 2021-09-24 15:51 

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Booster Shots Are Coming. Here's How To Figure Out If You Need One...

With the back and forth on boosters from government agencies, many Americans are wondering if they really need an extra shot. Here is what the science says about who needs a booster now — and why....

 2021-09-24 15:51 

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Whatever Happened To ... The WW II Sex Slaves Fighting For Justice?...

The Japanese Army systematically raped women in the Philippines. What's become of the aging survivors of this wartime atrocity in the midst of the pandemic?...

 2021-09-24 15:05 

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Sen. Chuck Grassley, The Oldest Republican In The Senate, Will Run For Reelection...

The Iowa Republican says that he will run for an eighth term, shooing away calls for his retirement. Grassley made the announcement early Friday morning, a week after his 88th birthday....

 2021-09-24 14:39 

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The Final Round...

Series finale. Ophira and Jonathan look back on nine years of puzzles, word games and trivia by playing puzzles, word games and trivia....

 2021-09-24 14:36 

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The Ends...

Guest puzzle guru Cecil Baldwin and guest musician Julian Velard share their favorite Ask Me Another memories. Jonathan Coulton performs his final music parody....

 2021-09-24 14:36 

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Off The Air...

Ophira quizzes Jonathan about Ask Me Another moments that weren't heard on the show....

 2021-09-24 14:36 

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Preshow Ritual...

Ophira Eisenberg and Jonathan Coulton demonstrate and explain the Ask Me Another team's preshow ritual at live tapings....

 2021-09-24 14:36 

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The Final Final Round...

Ophira and Jonathan answer listener questions and say goodbye....

 2021-09-24 14:36 

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Very Important Puzzlers...

MVP celebrity guests and Ask Me Another fans Kristen Anderson Lopez and Robert Lopez identify clips of other Ask Me Another VIPs (Very Important Puzzlers)....

 2021-09-24 14:36 

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There Are No Emergencies In Trivia...

A long-running inside joke finally pays off as Ophira Eisenberg breaks a glass box containing an emergency word game. Comedians Aparna Nancherla and Joyelle Nicole Johnson take on the challenge....

 2021-09-24 13:46 

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Jelani Day's Body Is Identified, A Month After The Grad Student Went Missing...

Police are still working to learn how and why an aspiring doctor suddenly went missing in Bloomington, Illinois. Authorities discovered his body in a river and have now identified him....

 2021-09-24 11:16 

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CDC Director Walensky Overrules Advisers On Boosters For At-Risk Workers...

Walensky made a recommendation that CDC advisers rejected — giving a third shot to at-risk workers such as those in the health care industry. Her decision sides with what the FDA recommended....

 2021-09-24 11:01 

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Linda Diaz's 5 Favorite Tiny Desk Concerts...

The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest winner shares her favorites, including one performance that features Diaz herself on background vocals....

 2021-09-24 10:46 

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Daniel Craig Is Appointed An Honorary Commander By The Royal Navy...

James Bond is also a commander in the Royal Navy. To mark the end of actor Daniel Craig's 15 years of portraying the secret agent on screen, he was given the honorary title....

 2021-09-24 10:01 

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An Enormous Replica Of The Moon Rolls Away From Celebration In China...

In a video, the giant balloon towers over cars and trees as it cruises down the road. It's not clear how, or if, the two guys chasing the moon in the video managed to get it back....

 2021-09-24 10:00 

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'The Morning Show' Recap, Season 2, Episode 2: 'It's Like The Flu'...

Alex tries to negotiate her return to TMS in a couple of different ways, while Mitch eats gelato in Italy and feels sad....

 2021-09-24 10:00 

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Aid Official Warns Of A Bleak Situation In Afghanistan As Winter Approaches...

The head of Save the Children in Afghanistan says that it has been difficult to operate under the Taliban and its restrictions on women. Without humanitarian aid, he predicts serious casualties ahead....

 2021-09-24 10:00 

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Tens Of Thousands Of Black Women Vanish Each Year. This Website Honors Their Stories...

Erika Marie Rivers created the Our Black Girls website to shine a light on Black girls and women who have gone missing or are murdered, a demographic that gets disproportionately less media coverage....

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