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 2021-11-03 17:28 

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Dance Church is NOT church. But it inspires religious feelings...

From the outside looking in, Dance Church looks like a mashup of a fitness class and living-room dance party. On the inside, it inspires spiritual feelings for some participants....

 2021-11-03 17:15 

KUOW

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Early votes put Seattle's 'centrist' City Attorney candidate out front...

Initial results were promising last night for Seattle's "centrist" political candidates they led their more progressive opponents in the races for mayor, one at-large city council seat and the race for city attorney that attracted national att...

 2021-11-03 13:12 

KUOW

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Ordering food on an app is easy. Delivering it could mean injury and theft...

Food delivery workers zip around New York City on e-bikes, risking accidents and theft, as they fulfill orders from various apps they call "ghost bosses."...

 2021-11-03 12:24 

KUOW

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CDC's Walensky made the final call to approve COVID vaccines for young kids...

The CDC has signed off on children ages 5 through 11 being eligible to receive Pfizer's low-dose COVID-19 vaccine. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to CDC Director Rochelle Walensky about the decision....

 2021-11-03 12:04 

KUOW

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The results are in...

Seattle voters appear to be sending a clear message about how they want the city to approach its biggest challenges. KUOW editor Deb Wang has our rundown of last night's election results....

 2021-11-03 11:41 

KUOW

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Treasury Secretary Yellen is confident U.S. climate goals will move forward...

NPR's Noel King speaks to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen about the U.S. climate goals announced at the COP26 conference. She's been asking bankers and asset managers to act on climate change....

 2021-11-03 11:21 

KUOW

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Crises in the Horn of Africa monopolize the U.S. envoy in the region...

U.S. Envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltmen is managing two crises at once: a military assault on Sudan's democracy and a civil war in Ethiopia. What are the U.S. goals for the region?...

 2021-11-03 11:16 

KUOW

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Republican Glenn Youngkin captures the governor's mansion in Virginia...

Voters in Virginia have elected Republican Glenn Youngkin as the next governor after years of Democratic control. The GOP win could signify a hard road to 2022 for Democrats nationwide....

 2021-11-03 10:37 

KUOW

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A 14-year-old boy devises a computer program to make apps run faster...

The program calculates anti-prime numbers used in everyday software. His discoveries won him top prize in the Broadcom Masters, an engineering competition for middle school kids....

 2021-11-03 10:12 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Astronauts taste test chile peppers grown in space...

Astronaut Megan McArthur says she's had the best tacos yet. McArthur spiced her tacos with what she called "hatch chiles" — red and green peppers grown in space....

 2021-11-03 09:53 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

BROADBAND FOR RURAL ALASKA...

Life in one area of rural Alaska is about to change when the community gets broadband internet service later this month....

 2021-11-03 09:53 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The Supreme Court will hear a gun-rights case...

The Supreme Court hears a case that could decide whether people can carry concealed guns into airports, churches, schools, and shopping centers — without a special license....

 2021-11-03 09:12 

KUOW

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COVID-19 compounds staffing issues at Las Vegas schools...

Even in non-pandemic years, Las Vegas has struggled to fill school jobs. COVID-19 has exacerbated the problem. Now, principals are filling in as substitute teachers and even cafeteria workers....

 2021-11-03 09:12 

KUOW

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Morning news brief...

The GOP wins the governor's mansion in Virginia. Kids ages 5-11 can now get shots to protect them from COVID-19. The Supreme Court hears the fist major gun rights case in more than a decade....

 2021-11-03 06:36 

KUOW

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Seattle did not earn its reputation as a progressive city on Election Night...

Three leftist candidates lagged far behind their opponents in the first ballot drop at 8:15 p.m. These dramatic margins suggest that, despite the protests for civil rights last year, Seattle isn't ready to reimagine public safety as activists had hope...

 2021-11-03 03:10 

KUOW

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Election results: Seattle and King County...

KUOW is following the results of the Nov. 2, 2021 election with races and measures in Seattle and King County. Check below for the most up-to-date results....

 2021-11-03 01:27 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Washington AG Bob Ferguson rallies other state leaders to help build back local journalism...

"For us to thrive as a country, as a democracy and a republic, we need to have a free, independent media."...

 2021-11-02 23:49 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Seattle's top police watchdog wants a job in Phoenix. Two former city employees aim to thwart him...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former investigative reporter Sheila Coronel about the sometimes deadly conditions that journalists in the Philippines work under....

 2021-11-02 21:13 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Death of reporter in Philippines highlights dangerous conditions for journalists...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former investigative reporter Sheila Coronel about the sometimes deadly conditions that journalists in the Philippines work under....

 2021-11-02 21:12 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The father of cognitive behavioral therapy, Dr. Aaron Beck, dies at 100...

The developer of cognitive behavioral therapy, Dr. Aaron Beck, died on Monday at age 100. In 2015, NPR's Invisibilia introduced listeners to Beck....

 2021-11-02 21:06 

KUOW

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What Biden said about U.S. climate agenda as he wraps up at Glasgow summit...

President Biden is wrapping his time at the climate summit in Glasgow. Now he'll come back to face lawmakers in his own party who have balked at the scope of his proposals, including those on climate....

 2021-11-02 21:06 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Experts say pledges at COP26 won't be enough to stop extreme climate change...

On Tuesday, countries at the global climate summit COP26 pledged to cut back on heat-trapping methane emissions and do more to fight deforestation....

 2021-11-02 21:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

CDC advisors recommend Pfizer's COVID vaccine for children ages 5 through 11...

Kids ages 5 to11 will soon be able to get Pfizer's low-dose COVID vaccine. CDC advisors reviewed data showing it's safe and 90.7% effective, They say the benefits outweigh the risks in this age group....

 2021-11-02 20:47 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Drivers of cars that pollute pay a fee in London's expanded ultra low emission zone...

London has dramatically expanding its ultra-low emission zone, where older vehicles will face stiff charges as part of a plan to reduce harmful nitrogen pollutants by 30%....

 2021-11-02 20:47 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

CDC advisers meet to consider recommending Pfizer's lower-dose vaccine for kids...

School-aged children may soon be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, as a key group of CDC advisors is set to vote on what it recommends....

 2021-11-02 16:12 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Former Seattle PD Chief Carmen Best speaks plainly about being 'Black in Blue' in new book...

Former Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best started her law enforcement career the same year Rodney King was brutally beaten by Los Angeles police officers.She ended her career in 2020, just a few months after George Floyd was murdered by police in Minneapoli...

 2021-11-02 14:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Nations with 85% of Earth's forests pledge to reverse deforestation...

More than 100 countries, with areas comprising 85% of the world's forests, have pledged to reverse the loss of crucial forest land needed to reduce CO2 emissions....

 2021-11-02 13:23 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

3 reasons labor strikes are surging right now and why they could continue to grow...

After more than a year of working and living through a pandemic, thousands of workers across the U.S. are striking for better wages, working conditions and benefits....

 2021-11-02 12:00 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Some Starbucks workers want a union...

Starbucks is the latest major Seattle-based company to face a unionization effort. If successful, three stores in Buffalo would be the first U.S. corporate-owned Starbucks stores to organize. We hear from shift manager Alexis Rizzo and New York Times labo...

 2021-11-02 11:20 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Tunisia's President Saied makes moves to become more powerful...

Tunisians don't seem to be alarmed that their president dissolved parliament and heighten his own power. Kais Saied has widespread support — at least for now....

 2021-11-02 11:18 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

The majority of New York City employees comply with the vaccine mandate...

Officials in New York City says nine out of 10 municipal workers got vaccinated in time to comply with the city's new vaccine mandate. Still about 9,000 workers were put on unpaid leave....

 2021-11-02 11:17 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Biden administration proposes rules to cut climate-warming methane emissions...

In a major expansion, the new rules would apply not just to new operations but to older ones as well. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, and considered key to slowing global warming quickly....

 2021-11-02 11:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Researchers study London cab drivers' brains to learn more about Alzheimer's...

To get licensed, cabbies have to memorize thousands of streets and know how to get to them without a GPS. MRI scans show that the part of the brain that handles memory has grown in London cab drivers....

 2021-11-02 10:02 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A Texas bar wants Mariah Carey's holiday hit only played in December...

Carey had a hit with "All I Want For Christmas Is You." There's a sign in a Dallas bar the warns: her song will be skipped if played before Dec. 1. After that, it is only allowed one time a night....

 2021-11-02 09:04 

KUOW

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Morning news brief...

The climate summit continues in Glasgow, Scotland. The Supreme Court heard two challenges to the Texas abortion law. Virginia voters will cast ballots in a tight governor's race....

 2021-11-01 22:26 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Amazon ready to begin building its world-encircling network of satellites...

Amazon asked the FCC today to let it begin launching experimental satellites into low-earth orbit.The system is being developed in Redmond, and it's called Project Kuiper....

 2021-11-01 22:15 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

For kids afraid of needles: Try detective thinking...

The FDA has authorized the use of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for children ages five to eleven. Many young children are afraid of injection needles. So are some adults. KUOW's Bill Radke asked one Seattle child how she overcame her fear....

 2021-11-01 21:26 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

With an off-label drug discontinued, families' other option costs thousands...

Kids who need a hormone-blocking drug to prevent premature puberty have lost an off-label option. The company that makes the medicine, which is 1/8 the cost of the FDA-approved version, withdrew it....

 2021-11-01 21:11 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Fuel shortages are bringing Haiti to a halt...

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Linda Thlmaque, country director for Hope for Haiti, about the fuel shortages that are now pushing the nation to the brink of collapse....

 2021-11-01 21:11 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

What American Airlines' canceled flights could mean for holiday travel plans...

American Airlines is canceling hundreds of flights Monday after canceling over 2,000 flights over the weekend, blaming bad weather and staffing shortages leaving too few flight crews available....

 2021-11-01 21:11 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

As vaccine mandate kicks in, 91% of New York City employees have had at least 1 shot...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is claiming victory as enforcement of COVID-19 vaccine mandate begins for all city workers. As of Monday, 91% of the city's workforce has had at least one shot....

 2021-11-01 20:52 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Why hip-hop festival Rolling Loud seems to be a hotbed for arrests...

Rapper Fetty Wap was arrested at Rolling Loud New York on drug charges. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with music journalist Jayson Buford on the festival's history with police activity and rapper arrests....

 2021-11-01 20:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Pandemic blog: Updates for Seattle and the NW...

Updated news about the coronavirus pandemic in Seattle and Washington state....

 2021-11-01 18:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A retired utility worker has won a $2 million lottery . for the second time...

The 65-year-old Maryland man says he plans to use his winnings on some home improvement projects, and of course, a family vacation....

 2021-11-01 18:08 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Shanghai Disneyland is shut down, and 30,000 people are tested, after one COVID case...

On Sunday, people weren't allowed to leave the park due to contact tracing after a woman tested positive for COVID-19 after her visit. It's the latest in China's strict measures to fight the disease....

 2021-11-01 17:57 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Supreme Court justices seem inclined to side with abortion providers in Texas...

In more than three hours of arguments, the court heard challenges from the U.S. Justice Department and abortion providers over the controversial law that has the effect of banning most abortions....

 2021-11-01 13:57 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

'Vax cards,' 'vax sites,' 'fully vaxxed': Why 'vax' is Oxford's 2021 word of the year...

If last year was marked by the emergence of COVID-19 on a global scale, this one has been all about the new solution to end the pandemic: the vaccines....

 2021-11-01 12:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Vaccines on the way for kids 5 and up...

The FDA has approved Pfizer's vaccine for children over 5, and full approval could be on the way as soon as this week. If you're a parent who's already scheduling an appointment, or have questions before you do, we've got you covered....

 2021-11-01 11:19 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Mexican and Latin American cultures celebrate: The Day of the Dead...

The holiday Da de Muertos celebrates life by remembering those who've died. Celebrations feature the ofrenda, a small shrine curated with seemingly mundane objects and images....

 2021-11-01 11:17 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A Biden climate adviser explains how the U.S. plans to meet its climate goals...

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to White House National Climate Adviser Gina McCarthy about what to expect from the COP26 Summit in Glasgow, Scotland, and what's at stake if agreements are not made....

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