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 2021-11-18 15:48 

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How To Make Friends from Life Kit...

It's the end of the friendship season! We'll be back next year with more Invisibilia. In the meantime, if you're hungry for more friendship content, our friends over at Life Kit have done several episodes about it - from how to be a better lis...

 2021-11-18 13:04 

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WA's redistricting drama...

High drama unfolded this week over the future of Washington's political battle lines. A redistricting committee missed its midnight deadline to redraw the state's congressional and legislative maps. Now, for the first time, it'll go to the sta...

 2021-11-18 12:22 

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Rep. Paul Gosar is censured over an anime video depicting him of killing AOC...

Lawmakers in the House censured GOP Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona over an anime video that showed a character killing another character meant to be Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York....

 2021-11-18 12:21 

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Author Tamara Payne helped to finish her late father's biography of Malcolm X...

Tamara Payne, award-winning co-author of The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X, speaks with NPR's A Martinez about the exoneration of two men convicted in the murder of Malcolm X....

 2021-11-18 12:21 

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Convictions will be thrown out for 2 men convicted of killing Malcolm X...

Two of the three men convicted in the 1965 assassination of Malcolm X had always maintained their innocence. Manhattan prosecutors say Muhammad A. Aziz and Khalil Islam will be exonerated Thursday....

 2021-11-18 11:51 

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Fox plans to launch a new United States Football League this spring...

Fox Sports, the sole owner of the new league, plans for games to begin in April. Previous attempts to relaunch the USFL have run into insurmountable issues....

 2021-11-18 11:01 

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The metaverse is already here. The debate is now over who should own it...

Metaverse users are wary of Meta's foray into the virtual world. The company, formerly known as Facebook, plans to spend at least $10 billion dollars on its metaverse division this year....

 2021-11-18 10:45 

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A year later, a 6-year-old girl is reunited with her teddy bear...

The bear was lost along a trail in Glacier National Park. Months later a family friend spotted it in a ranger's truck. The ranger who had found it said he just couldn't bear to throw Teddy away....

 2021-11-17 22:11 

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'King Richard' tells how a father raised his tennis icon daughters, Venus and Serena...

King Richard tells how Richard Williams doggedly pursued professional tennis careers for his daughters, Venus and Serena. His methods may have kept them from the burnout that ends many careers....

 2021-11-17 22:09 

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The infrastructure bill could boost the industry removing carbon dioxide from the air...

The infrastructure law includes money for capturing carbon from power plants and removing it from the air. Scientists say such technologies are crucial to avoiding the worst impacts of climate change....

 2021-11-17 22:09 

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For the first time, drug overdose deaths have surpassed 100,000 in a 12-month period...

For the first time more than 100,000 people have died from a drug overdose in a 12-month period. Experts say the rise is driven by the pandemic and by fentanyl and methamphetamines brought to the U.S....

 2021-11-17 21:53 

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Poland has accused Belarus and Russia of trying to use migrants to destabilize the EU...

Some European countries have accused Russia of encouraging Belarus in its strategy of trying to push migrants across its border with the EU, but the Kremlin says it's not involved....

 2021-11-17 21:53 

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Antony Blinken starts his 3-nation visit to Africa in Kenya...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Kenya, the first stop on a three-nation Africa tour. He joined Kenya's foreign minister in calling for a ceasefire in Ethiopia....

 2021-11-17 21:25 

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The 1st trial begins for volunteers who helped migrants in Greece...

The first of more than 20 volunteers who helped migrants in Greece are going on trial, in what rights groups say is a politically motivated attempt to criminalize humanitarian work....

 2021-11-17 21:25 

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Biden administration holds massive lease sale for oil and gas development...

Despite its pledges to combat the worsening climate crisis, the Biden administration is opening tens of millions of acres in the Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas leasing....

 2021-11-17 17:22 

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What Washington state pledged at the Glasgow climate summit, and what activists say...

West Coast leaders promised to phase out gas vehicles, ramp up land protections while in Glasgow...

 2021-11-17 16:17 

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Frida Kahlo just shattered an auction record, ousting her husband...

"Diego y yo" depicts Kahlo's husband, Diego Rivera, on her forehead. It fetched $34.9 million in a Sotheby's auction — shattering a record set by Rivera....

 2021-11-17 16:11 

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Drug overdose deaths in the U.S. have topped 100,000 for the first time...

The Biden administration scrambles to respond as new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show overdose deaths surge to more than 100,000 fatalities....

 2021-11-17 16:00 

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How do you know if your oil is hot enough to deep fry? Use your ears...

Researchers in the field of fluid dynamics say understanding the sounds oil bubbles make at different temperatures has applications beyond the frying pan....

 2021-11-17 15:24 

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Netflix's 'Gentefied' feels real — because Latinx creatives are behind it...

In an industry where Latinx actors and creatives are woefully underrepresented, the creators of Netflix's Gentefied put their own lives into the show. The second season is out now....

 2021-11-17 15:22 

KUOW

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An Australian zoo acquires a venomous, fanged 'megaspider' and is searching for...

The Australian Reptile Park wants to find the anonymous donor of the megaspider, which may lead them to an area with more unusually large arachnids that could boost the zoo's antivenom program....

 2021-11-17 15:11 

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Robin Steinberg: How can the U.S. restructure the unjust cycle of the bail system?...

Nearly half a million Americans are jailed because they can't pay bail. Public defender Robin Steinberg wanted to change that. She created an organization to pay bail for those who can't afford it....

 2021-11-17 15:02 

KUOW

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PHOTOS: Flooding in Northwest Washington...

An atmospheric river causing heavy rainfall in recent days has led to major flooding and landslides in Northwest Washington....

 2021-11-17 15:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

PHOTOS: Flooding in Northwest Washington...

An atmospheric river causing heavy rainfall in recent days has led to major flooding and landslides in Northwest Washington....

 2021-11-17 14:53 

KUOW

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Democrats launch a nationwide sales pitch for Biden's agenda...

President Biden and House Democrats are planning over 1,000 events in the coming weeks to try to sell voters on the Build Back Better plan as they face sour poll numbers....

 2021-11-17 13:07 

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Blinken calls for an end to the violence in Ethiopia, during news conference...

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday called for the preservation of democracy during his visit to Africa amid worsening crises in Ethiopia and Sudan....

 2021-11-17 13:04 

KUOW

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Treating the opioid epidemic...

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson wants three drug distributors to pay up for their role in the opioid epidemic. If he wins in court, the state could have billions of dollars to spend on treatment. We talk with UW's Dr. Michelle Peavy about what tha...

 2021-11-17 11:55 

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LaVar Burton will host his on TV game show based on 'Trivial Pursuit'...

Burton's fans were disappointed when he didn't get the job hosting Jeopardy!. In his upcoming show, Burton will pose questions about history, entertainment, science and sports....

 2021-11-17 10:50 

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'Star Wars' collector moves to Texas and takes his Vader Vault with him...

Bill McBride's Vader Vault now includes about 70,000 pieces of Darth Vader memorabilia. Toys, paintings, helmets — and all sorts of other items — collected over the past 30 years....

 2021-11-17 10:06 

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Morning news brief...

All vaccinated adults could soon be eligible for a Pfizer COVID-19 booster. Democrats begin a nationwide drive to try to sell President Biden's agenda. Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Africa....

 2021-11-17 02:53 

KUOW

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Long-running battle over a sacred tribal site at Mount Hood back in court...

A long-running case over religious freedoms is back in court today. Tribal leaders say a highway safety project in Oregon destroyed a sacred site....

 2021-11-17 01:51 

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Washington AG takes opioid distributors to court. Lawyer who tracks settlements weighs the risks...

'As a Seattleite and new Washingtonian, I was secretly proud. I like Bob Ferguson for coming out with his arms swinging.'...

 2021-11-17 00:40 

KUOW

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Slim Bounty: Your Thanksgiving meal might be affected by this summer's heat wave, shipping and sup...

A lot of us hunkered down at home last Thanksgiving instead of making the usual feast. Now we're getting together again. But with pandemic-related shipping and supply chain issues, plus this summer's extreme heat . you've got a recipe for stic...

 2021-11-16 23:05 

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A wall to hold back the Skagit River survives its first major test...

The Skagit River crested in Mount Vernon on Tuesday morning, but this time the town was ready to hold back the flood....

 2021-11-16 21:49 

KUOW

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Adoptees say it's been hard to express their feelings about race during social unrest...

In recent years, conversations around race and social justice have come to the fore. Trans-racial and trans-national adoptees share how it can be hard to express their thoughts about these issues....

 2021-11-16 21:49 

KUOW

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Pfizer says it will share the rights to its COVID-19 pill...

Pfizer says it is willing to share rights to its COVID-19 pill, Paxlovid. It's an oral antiviral drug that can be taken outside the hospital, which could be a help to low income countries....

 2021-11-16 21:49 

KUOW

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What the history of student vaccination mandates means for school COVID vaccine rules...

School vaccine mandates go back 200 years. They've defeated many legal challenges. Will they work for COVID?...

 2021-11-16 21:49 

KUOW

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Air pollution in northern India is causing partial lockdowns in New Delhi...

India's capital is under partial lockdown because of a health emergency. But it's not COVID-19. It's air pollution that has exceeded four times what's safe....

 2021-11-16 21:36 

KUOW

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Biden picks a rickety New Hampshire bridge as a scene to sell his infrastructure bill...

The president made a first stop in New Hampshire to promote the $1.2 trillion infrastructure law. Members of his cabinet will crisscross the nation in the coming days to boost the new law....

 2021-11-16 20:22 

KUOW

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New voting maps to be drawn by state Supreme Court, after historic fail by commission...

Washington was supposed to know by Tuesday, Nov. 16 what the state's new political maps would look like. But the state's bipartisan redistricting commission has missed its deadline.The task now goes to the Washington State Supreme Court....

 2021-11-16 20:14 

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U.S. COVID cases start to rise again as the holidays approach...

After declining most of the fall, new infections are up again in more than half of U.S. states, worrying experts about what the holiday season may bring....

 2021-11-16 17:51 

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ABC's Jonathan Karl details Trump's efforts to overturn the election in 'Betrayal'...

The new book from ABC News' chief Washington correspondent focuses on how Trump worked to overturn the election — but Karl also has a message about the rally at the Capitol that became a riot....

 2021-11-16 17:38 

KUOW

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Yer a relic, Harry: The first Harry Potter movie premiered exactly 20 years ago...

"Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" premiered on Nov. 16, 2001. To celebrate, we're dusting off our Pensieve and revisiting NPR's coverage from 20 years ago....

 2021-11-16 16:51 

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Pfizer agrees to license generic versions of its COVID-19 pill — in some countries...

The agreement covers 95 nations, but it omits hard-hit countries such as Russia, Turkey, Brazil, and Mexico....

 2021-11-16 16:46 

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Heavy rains bring flooding and mudslides to the Pacific Northwest and Canada...

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared a severe weather state of emergency for 14 counties in the western part of the state. Oregon and British Columbia also saw extreme flooding and high winds....

 2021-11-16 16:34 

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The jury has begun deliberations in the Kyle Rittenhouse homicide trial...

After eight days of testimony and hours of closing arguments, the 12 jurors began deliberating Tuesday morning. Rittenhouse is charged with five felony counts and faces life in prison if convicted....

 2021-11-16 15:22 

KUOW

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As U.S. Spies Look To The Future, One Target Stands Out: China...

When current and former U.S. intelligence officials gathered at a conference in Sea Island, Ga., there was a clear message — a pivot to China is already underway....

 2021-11-16 15:00 

KUOW

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A Russian missile creates enough space junk to pose risk to astronauts for years...

The U.S. condemned the test, which blasted a cloud of debris into orbit, forcing astronauts aboard the ISS to spend two hours inside spacecraft that could return them to Earth in an emergency....

 2021-11-16 14:33 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The pandemic economy's latest victim? The lowly shipping container...

Delayed containers are a symptom of and contributor to global supply chain problems. But imagine a world without them....

 2021-11-16 13:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The big dark and the big SAD are here...

The big dark is here, and for some so is the big SAD, which stands for Seasonal Affective Disorder, a mood disorder that affects five percent of adults. We get some strategies for coping from Kathleen Cook, chair of the psychology department at Seattle Un...

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