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The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Set Off A Surge Of COVID Cases In South Dakota

Friday, August 27, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Shankar Kurra, Vice President of Medical Affairs at Rapid City Hospital, on South Dakota's COVID surge following the Sturgis motorcycle rally earlier in August.

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Dozens Dead After Kabul Airport Explosion

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Dozens of people — including several U.S. troops — are dead and even more have been wounded after explosions at the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan.

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At A D.C. Restaurant, One Generation Of Afghan Refugees Helps The Next

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

The Afghan restaurant Lapis in Washington D.C., owned by a family of Afghan immigrants who fled in the 1980s, has been accepting donations to help Afghan refugees who are expected in the area.

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Afghans In The U.S. Protest The White House's Handling Of Afghanistan

Monday, August 16, 2021

Demonstrators converged on Lafayette Park outside the White House on Sunday — one of several places where Afghans living in the U.S. gathered as the Taliban took control of the the capital Kabul.

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Afghan Diaspora Protest In D.C. As Afghanistan Falls To Taliban

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Washington, D.C., was one of several U.S. cities where members of the Afghan diaspora and their supporters gathered Sunday, while the Taliban closed in on Kabul.

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In 'Savage Tongues' A Woman Explores The Lasting Trauma Of Sexual Assault

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with author Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi on her book Savage Tongues, about a woman exploring the lingering trauma from a sexual assault that happened two decades prior.

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To Mask Or Not To Mask: A Georgetown University Doctor Weighs In

Friday, July 30, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Dr. Ranit Mishori of Georgetown University about the CDC's confusing messaging around wearing masks (spoiler alert: we should probably never have stopped masking indoors).

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In Committee Hearing, U.S. Capitol Police Sergeant Recalled His Fear During The Riot

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

The first House select committee hearing began to investigate who was behind the Jan. 6 insurrection and what role former President Trump may have played as his supporters stormed the Capitol.

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Montana Wildfire Fight Draws Help From Other States

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Crews from Utah and California are headed to Montana to lend support in the battle against the state's wildfires, even as blazes rage back home.

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U.S. Women's Soccer Team Beats New Zealand In A Much-Needed Olympics Comeback

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Team USA scored big, rebounding after a disappointing loss to Sweden. The 6-1 win keeps alive the Americans' goal of becoming the first women's team to take Olympic gold after winning the World Cup.

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Israel Holds Breath Ahead Of Vote

Friday, June 11, 2021

A new government and prime minister will likely take control of Israel on Sunday. Netanyahu is calling this the "greatest election fraud" in the country's history.

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu May Be On His Way Out. What Happens Next?

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

Israeli politicians from the right and left and an Arab party say they've reached an agreement to form a new government that casts out Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But it's not yet a done deal.

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Florida High School Edited Girls' Yearbook Photos To Cover More Of Their Chests

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Dozens of female students at the school were surprised to see that their yearbook photos had been digitally edited without their consent to add more clothing.

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A Ryanair Flight Carrying An Opposition Journalist Is Forced To Land In Belarus

Sunday, May 23, 2021

The passenger flight carrying Roman Protasevich, the former editor of an opposition social media channel, made an emergency landing after reports of a bomb on board. No explosives were found.

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Congo's Mount Nyiragongo Volcano Erupts, Sending Lava For Miles But Sparing A City

Sunday, May 23, 2021

The volcano, which had not erupted in nearly two decades, caused thousands to flee, many across the border to Rwanda. But the lava didn't appear to be flowing toward Goma, a city of nearly 2 million.

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Feeling Anxious About Returning To Post-Pandemic Society? You're Not Alone

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

As people start to re-emerge from isolation, there's a lot to navigate and re-learn. Dr. Lucy McBride and theologian Ekemini Uwan field questions from listeners about how to navigate our new reality.

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The Olympics Are In 10 Weeks, But Many In Japan Don't Want Them

Friday, May 14, 2021

The Tokyo Summer Olympics are 10 weeks away. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with The New York Times' Motoko Rich in Tokyo about the games' unpopularity in Japan, where the pandemic is still out of control.

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'It Feels More Desperate Than 2020': Attorney On New Voting Restrictions

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Marc Elias, a voting rights attorney with Perkins Cole, about the bills proposed by Republican state legislators to restrict how and when to vote in their states.

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U.S. Pledges Medical Aid To India, Where COVID-19 Is Overwhelming Hospitals

Sunday, April 25, 2021

As India breaks daily global records for coronavirus infections, the U.S. has agreed to send key medical equipment and raw materials to help.

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Asian Man In Critical Condition After Another Attack In New York City

Sunday, April 25, 2021

In an attack that is being investigated as a possible hate crime, a 61-year-old Asian man was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head repeatedly on Friday evening.

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