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It may be more lucrative to invest in collectible LEGO sets than in gold, study finds

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

LEGO, the world's largest toy maker, is quietly building its reputation as a good investment as select unopened Lego sets have an average annual return of 11%. That's more than gold.

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Remembering Reverend Turner of White Earth Nation, who died of COVID

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Reverend Irvin Doyle Turner, "Netamishkang," died from COVID although he was fully vaccinated. His sons Doyle and Stephen Turner share what their father meant to the people of the White Earth Nation.

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Climate change and city lights are tricking trees into growing leaves too soon

Monday, November 29, 2021

A study of trees in dozens of cities found that urban heat and light pollution are pushing urban trees to sprout leaves about a week earlier than trees in more rural settings.

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Anthology 'The Matter of Black Lives' reflects on America's past to guide its future

Friday, October 15, 2021

NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with writer Jelani Cobb about a new collection of work from The New Yorker, "The Matter of Black Lives." Cobb co-edited it and wrote the introduction.

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Former NBA players accused of defrauding health and welfare benefit plan

Thursday, October 07, 2021

More than a dozen former NBA players have been charged with defrauding a NBA health care fund out of nearly $4 million according to an indictment unsealed in federal court in New York on Thursday.

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Senators discuss their proposal that would repair the infrastructure of HBCUS and

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Senators Chris Coons, D-Del., and Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., about their proposed act which would update the infrastructure of Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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How school administrators and parents are finding solutions to school bus shortage

Monday, October 04, 2021

As school bus shortages hinder K-12 students from returning to the classroom, a school superintendent and a parent speak to community driven solutions.

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Plan To Widen Highway In South Carolina Would Cut Through Black And Brown Communities

Thursday, September 23, 2021

NPR's Leila Fadel talks with Omar Muhammad, executive director of the Lowcountry Alliance for Model Communities, on communities in North Charleston, S.C., facing displacement for a highway project.

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'How the Monuments Came Down' Filmmakers On Why Lee Statue Didn't Come Down Sooner

Friday, September 17, 2021

Filmmakers Hannah Ayers and Lance Warren discuss their film, How the Monuments Came Down, about 160 years of history in Richmond, VA., and the removal of the confederate statues along Monument Ave.

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Latest Apple Software Update Will Fix A Security Flaw Spyware Used To Access Devices

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Apple has fixed a flaw that allowed hackers access to device cameras, microphones and messages without users knowing — or even clicking a link.

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Congressman Who Served In Afghanistan Discusses Antony Blinken Hearing

Monday, September 13, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Congressman Peter Meijer of Michigan about the hearing of Secretary of State Anthony Blinken regarding the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

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Podcast Host On Escaping Nigeria's Twitter Ban

Thursday, September 09, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with podcast host Chika Uwazie about leaving Nigeria due to a political atmosphere which set off a social media crackdown, threats and economic consequences.

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Maya Cade, Creator Of The Black Film Archive, On Making Black Cinema More Accessible

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Maya Cade, who saw how hard it is to access movies by Black directors — so she created the Black Film Archive, a collection of nearly 250 films spanning seven decades.

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Reports Claimed That Police Left In Droves Due To BLM. New Data Say That's Not True

Wednesday, September 08, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Weihua Li, data reporter at the Marshall Project, about the data showing police officers didn't leave the force in droves in response to the Black Lives Matters protests.

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Jackie MacMullan, Who Paved The Way For Women Sportswriters, Retires After 4 Decades

Thursday, September 02, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Jackie MacMullan, who's retiring after covering sports since 1982. Careers that span four decades are rare in sports journalism — even more so for women.

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How Congressman Crow Thinks Biden Is Handling Afghanistan

Thursday, August 26, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Congressman Jason Crow, D-Colo., about his thoughts on the withdrawal and evacuation from Afghanistan and the attacks in Kabul.

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Rep. Chabot, Part Of The Subcommittee Overseeing Afghanistan, Weighs In On Attacks

Thursday, August 26, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Congressman Steve Chabot, a ranking member of the foreign affairs subcommittee overseeing Afghanistan, about Thursday's bombings and President Biden's speech.

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Behind The Newly-Announced Athletic Conference Alliance

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Nicole Auerbach, senior writer for The Athletic, about the merger created between three conferences in college football to keep up with the SEC.

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The Pressures Of Kicking For An Icon: Xavier Beitia Reflects On His Field Goal Miss

Monday, August 23, 2021

NPR's Jason Fuller talks with Xavier Beitia, former Florida State University kicker and New York Jet, about persevering through his missed field goal kick against the Miami Hurricanes back in 2002.

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How This Week Impacted Biden's Legacy And America's Standing In The World

Friday, August 20, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with the Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post and Charles Kupchan with the Council on Foreign Relations about the political ramifications of the fall of Afghanistan.

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