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Tom Brady announces his retirement from the NFL (again)

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Quarterback Tom Brady has announced he's retiring from professional football. He retired from the sport a year ago - but returned for one more season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Debt ceiling stalemate is one of the issues Biden and McCarthy will discuss

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

President Biden and House Speaker McCarthy hold a meeting at the White House Wednesday. They're hoping to reach an agreement about the federal debt limit.

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Inflation is coming down but the Fed isn't about to declare victory just yet

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

The Federal Reserve is expected to continue its crackdown on inflation by raising interest rates, but only by a quarter percentage point. That would be the smallest rate hike since last March.

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Morning news brief

Wednesday, February 01, 2023

President Biden meets with House Speaker McCarthy to discuss the debt ceiling, thousands are expected to attend Tyre Nichols' funeral in Memphis, the Fed is expected to raise interest rates again.

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Pope Francis begins a much anticipated trip to 2 countries in Africa

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Pope Francis embarks on what he's calling a pilgrimage of peace to the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan — two nations marred by conflicts that have largely been forgotten by the world.

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Morning news brief

Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Secretary of State Blinken meets with Palestinian President Abbas, deadline to cut water use along the Colorado River, evidence is presented on Trump's role in paying hush-money to Stormy Daniels.

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The Kansas City Chiefs will face the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl

Monday, January 30, 2023

Super Bowl 57 is set with the AFC champion Kansas City Chiefs taking on the NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles. The big game will be played in Glendale, Ariz., next month.

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Morning news brief

Monday, January 30, 2023

Memphis leaders say police reform is part of the solution to police violence, U.S. Secretary of State Blinken is in Jerusalem amid mounting violence, House Republicans begin probes into Democrats.

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Memphis and the nation focus on another example of police violence

Monday, January 30, 2023

Residents in Memphis, who watched the video of the violent police beating of 29-year-old Tyre Nichols, talk of their own brutal experiences. Nichols died three days after the attack.

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Morning news brief

Friday, January 27, 2023

Five former Memphis police officers are charged in the death of Tyre Nichols. Republicans disagree on what it means to be conservative. U.S. officials weigh how to oversee risky virus research.

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After weeks of pressure, Germany agrees to send its Leopard battle tanks to Ukraine

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

A spokesman for German Chancellor Olaf Scholz confirmed to NPR that Germany will send a company of 14 tanks to Ukraine. Scholz announced the decision during a cabinet meeting Wednesday.

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Tesla investors have much to mull as the automaker prepares to reveal earnings

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Elon Musk and Tesla face multiple lawsuits, and the pioneering company's stock value has cratered as more EV options come on sale. The company reports earnings on Wednesday.

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Africa is getting a lot of attention this month from the U.S., China and Russia

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

The Biden administration is making a big push to re-engage with Africa after the tumult of the Trump years. At the same time, Africa is also being wooed by China and Russia.

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Morning news brief

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

A U.S. official says the White House is leaning toward sending Abrams tanks to Ukraine. Tesla will report earnings amid company turmoil. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen meets with African leaders.

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Monterey Park community is relieved shooter is no longer a threat, Rep. Chu says

Monday, January 23, 2023

NPR's A Martinez speaks with Democratic Rep. Judy Chu of California, about the mass shooting at a Lunar New Year festival in Monterey Park that left 10 people dead.

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The facts and strategy behind the outrage over rumors of a ban on gas stoves

Friday, January 20, 2023

The conservative media was in uproar last week over speculation that the federal government planned to ban gas cooking stoves and possibly seize them. It escalated into something much larger online.

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Morning news brief

Friday, January 20, 2023

Ukraine's Western allies consider sending tanks to the country. Friday's March for Life is the first since Roe v. Wade was overturned. China celebrates the Lunar New Year amid relaxed COVID rules.

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Microsoft is the latest in a wave of tech companies to announce layoffs

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Microsoft is cutting 10,000 jobs, or about 5% of its workforce. It says a looming recession has forced customers to cut back on spending.

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Mishandling of classified documents happens more than you might think

Thursday, January 19, 2023

The U.S. government creates millions of classified records each year. How does it keep track of them all?

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Morning news brief

Thursday, January 19, 2023

A high stakes debt ceiling fight looms on Capitol Hill. The rules on handling classified documents. And the tech industry, facing one of its sharpest downturns in a decade, turns to layoffs.

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