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 2022-08-30 19:11 

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Seattle Children's nurses hope proposed pay hikes will attract — and keep — new graduates...

Some 33 million people are affected by this summer's floods — the result of what U.N. Secretary-General Antnio Guterres calls a "monsoon on steroids." He calls the flooding a "climate catastrophe."...

 2022-08-30 18:43 

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PHOTOS: A third of Pakistan is under water in catastrophic floods...

In an Aug. 30 memo, Attorney General Merrick Garland writes that he's ending the long-standing policy of allowing political appointees to attend partisan political events events....

 2022-08-30 17:34 

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Why even environmentalists are supporting nuclear power today...

Environmentalists advocating for nuclear power have led a push to extend the operating life of Diablo Canyon, California's last nuclear power plant. Japan and Germany consider similar extensions....

 2022-08-30 17:24 

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FDA expected to authorize new omicron-specific Covid boosters this week...

The Food and Drug Administration is planning to authorize a new generation of Covid-19 boosters this week that for the first time will target the omicron variant....

 2022-08-30 12:04 

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Here come the EVs. Are we ready?...

Governor Jay Inslee announced last week that Washington will follow California in banning sales of new gas-powered cars after 2035. But the charging station network for electric vehicles in the United States isn't ready for prime time. The Biden admin...

 2022-08-30 11:10 

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Man breaks Guinness record for longest journey by pumpkin boat...

Duane Hansen grew an 800 pound pumpkin, hollowed it out and paddled it down the Mississippi river....

 2022-08-30 11:10 

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The International Atomic Energy Agency is on a risky mission in Ukraine...

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with former International Atomic Energy Agency official Olli Heinonen (OH-lee HAY-noh-nen) about the IAEA mission to Ukraine to inspect Europe's largest nuclear plant....

 2022-08-30 11:10 

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Star Trek actress Nichelle Nichols' remains are headed for the stars...

A rocket company is carrying some of her ashes and the remains of at least three others associated with the show to space on the Enterprise Flight....

 2022-08-30 09:10 

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Serena Williams has left an indelible mark on tennis...

NPR's A Martinez speaks with The Atlantic's Jemele Hill about the legacy of tennis phenom Serena Williams....

 2022-08-30 09:10 

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A former U.S. special forces translator reflects on the fall of Kabul...

An Afghan American naval reservist and non-profit founder reflects on the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan, one year later....

 2022-08-30 09:10 

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An unnamed Syrian official is a key witness in proving war crimes of the regime...

A former Syrian official known as the Grave Digger has become an important witness against the regime - but bears the trauma of what he's seen and described in court....

 2022-08-30 09:10 

KUOW

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Why Americans haven't been convinced on cryptocurrency...

Despite a massive marketing campaign, Pew research found just 16% of Americans have invested in or used cryptocurrency. Leila Fadel asks Blockchain Foundation's Cleve Mesidor why?...

 2022-08-30 01:32 

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'It's almost like a light switch.' Everett doctor touts potential of new drug to break meth addiction...

'What we found so far in the initial phases of this treatment are that after receiving this drug, people's symptoms from the methamphetamine intoxication, improve very quickly.'...

 2022-08-30 00:00 

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Chinook Indian Nation members rally for federal recognition...

Members of the Chinook Indian Nation rallied Monday on the steps of a federal building in Seattle to raise awareness for their long fight to get federal recognition. Chairman Tony Johnson, whose tribal name is Naschio, said his great-great-grandfather and...

 2022-08-29 23:53 

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More than $1 million forfeited to Romanian government in connection with federal fraud case...

Gloria Majiga-Kamoto, after seeing goats dying from eating plastic bags, took on the plastic industry and won the Goldman Environmental Prize. But Malawi's plastic industry still poses challenges....

 2022-08-29 23:24 

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Gas prices continue to drop across Washington state...

Gloria Majiga-Kamoto, after seeing goats dying from eating plastic bags, took on the plastic industry and won the Goldman Environmental Prize. But Malawi's plastic industry still poses challenges....

 2022-08-29 20:46 

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Grammy-winning drummer Antonio Sanchez discusses the making of 'Bad Hombre Vol. II'...

The Grammy-winning jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez returns with a stacked list of guest artists, including his legendary abuelo, for the second volume of his Bad Hombre project....

 2022-08-29 20:20 

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More than a quarter of U.S. adults say they fear being attacked in their neighborhood...

A new Harvard/NPR poll notes that fear is a rising reality among people of color. Americans of color were more likely than white Americans to say they feared being threatened or physically attacked....

 2022-08-29 20:20 

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988 mental health hotline doesn't fix the lack of in-person resources in rural areas...

Even with the upgraded 988 mental health hotline, there are still some callers who need to be connected with in-person services. In rural areas especially, those resources remain few and far between....

 2022-08-29 20:20 

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How U.S. allies view the country a year after its withdraw from Afghanistan...

It has been a year since the U.S. withdrew its troops from Afghanistan. Some of the United States' strongest allies were vocal in their criticism, but how do they view the U.S. today?...

 2022-08-29 20:20 

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Lack of homes for people are leading to more burns from hot pavement in Phoenix...

Phoenix is seeing an alarming rise in people with skin burns from falling on hot pavement. Elderly people usually make up the small number of cases, but unhoused people account for much of the surge....

 2022-08-29 20:20 

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Germany's energy options are dwindling as it tries to break ties with Russia...

Millions of Germans are worried about efforts to wean the country off of Russian natural gas and possibly not having heat this winter. But energy experts say German industry should be more concerned....

 2022-08-29 12:04 

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Reuniting a Seattle neighborhood...

Every Seattle neighborhood has a unique feel and sound. For South Park, that sound includes freight trucks and highway traffic. And it isn't just noise — State Route 99 cuts the neighborhood completely in half.Neighbors there are now trying to g...

 2022-08-29 11:09 

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20-year-old competes in Miss England without makeup...

Melisa Raouf is the first contestant to compete without makeup in the history of the Miss England competition....

 2022-08-29 11:09 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Micky Mantle Topps rookie card sold at auction for $12.6 million...

The sale makes the card one of the most valuable sports collectible in the world....

 2022-08-29 07:04 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

A blue suit becomes history...

The story behind the viral and historic blue suit that inspired this podcast....

 2022-08-27 21:06 

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[ Seattle ]

Pakistan pins deadly floods on climate change...

Pakistan declared a national emergency as it experiences its heaviest rains since the early 1960s. The climate change minister says relentless cycles of monsoon have affected some 30 million people....

 2022-08-27 12:33 

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Saturday sports: Serena Williams' farewell US Open; Albert Pujuls looks toward 700 career home runs...

Scott Simon talks with Howard Bryant of Meadowlark Media about Serena Williams' performance and veteran St. Louis Cardinals player Albert Pujols closing in on 700 career home runs....

 2022-08-27 12:33 

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Pay a dollar, grab a burlap sack and scooch down Detroit's slide of pain...

The slide at Belle Isle Park reopened after the pandemic — and promptly closed four hours later after it proved more perilous than anticipated....

 2022-08-27 12:33 

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[ Seattle ]

'Nomad Century' delivers a message that's sharp and jolting about mankind's future...

Gaia Vince, the award-winning science journalist, has a clear message in her new book....

 2022-08-27 12:33 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Far-right political leader Giogira Meloni takes spotlight in Italy's general election...

Scott Simon talks with Cecilia Sottilotta, assistant professor of international relations at The American University of Rome, about far-right Italian politician Giorgia Meloni....

 2022-08-27 12:33 

KUOW

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Let's revisit the 1960 film 'Psycho'...

Alfred Hitchcock's groundbreaking horror classic is the subject of this entry in our "Movies You Missed" series....

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