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Sex Therapist Is 'Here To Help' In Her New Book Specifically For Women

Thursday, April 08, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with sex therapist Dr. Bat Sheva Marcus about her upbringing, career, and advice from her new book Sex Points.

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This Bar Missed Its Patrons. Its Idea To Reach Them Touched Others Around The World

Friday, March 26, 2021

One bar in Mexico decided to start a website recreating some of those sounds at your favorite bar for those confined at home. It was an idea that took off around the world.

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The Olympic Torch Began Its Trip Around Japan Today Starting In Fukushima

Thursday, March 25, 2021

The Olympic torch took off on its trip around Japan Thursday, leaving from Fukushima. Its first few days are meant to showcase remarkable clean-up after the disasters there 10 years ago.

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A Bar In Mexico Realized What They've Been Missing Amid The Pandemic

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Remember the atmosphere of a busy bar packed with people? One bar in Mexico wants to make sure people don't forget — and their solution has caught on globally.

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A Bicycle. A Trip. Or Just Pants: The Things We Buy When Pining For Normal Times

Saturday, February 20, 2021

Even the most mundane purchases are becoming objects of hope as we crave the routines and experiences of daily life in this period of isolation.

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Behind The Pandemic Purchases We Won't Use Until Later

Friday, February 19, 2021

What's the point of buying something now that you can't even use during the pandemic? Social scientists say there is value in anticipation — in giving yourself a concrete way to look forward.

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Millions Are Out Of A Job. Yet Some Employers Wonder: Why Can't I Find Workers?

Monday, February 15, 2021

Some businesses are struggling to find workers even as millions are unemployed, as the pandemic has made this a recession like no other.

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'The Game Is Rigged': How Fury Over The Great Recession Fueled The Reddit Trade

Tuesday, February 09, 2021

The GameStop stock saga has risen into a movement fueled by a wave of emotions from the 2008 global financial crisis that are still raw.

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How The Financial Crisis Of 2008 Appeared In The GameStop Trading Frenzy

Monday, February 08, 2021

The GameStop stock saga rose into a kind of social movement, carried in large part by emotions that are still raw from the 2008 financial crisis.

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Social Media Fueled Russian Protests Despite Government Attempts To Censor

Sunday, January 24, 2021

Tens of thousands took to the streets across Russia, sharing photos and videos on social media faster than they could be removed, urging others to join.

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Golfer Justin Thomas Apologizes For Uttering Homophobic Slur During Major Tournament

Sunday, January 10, 2021

The golfer muttered the slur under his breath after missing a putt. He later apologized, saying, "I'm an adult. I'm a grown man, there's absolutely no reason for me to say anything like that."

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Recalling Nazis From His Childhood, Arnold Schwarzenegger Decries The Capitol Assault

Sunday, January 10, 2021

In an emotional video posted to Twitter, the former governor and Austrian immigrant says the mob that attacked the U.S. Capitol "trampled the very principles on which our country was founded."

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Scores Of Kidnapped Nigerian Schoolchildren Rescued

Sunday, December 20, 2020

The children were rescued after being abducted on Saturday in the second mass kidnapping of schoolchildren in Nigeria's Katsina state in eight days.

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As COVID-19 Cases Soar, Overwhelmed California Hospitals Worry About Rationing Care

Sunday, December 20, 2020

As intensive care units hit capacity, hospitals across the state are being forced to consider that they may not be able to provide critical care for everyone who needs it.

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China Moon Mission Will Try To Bring Back The First Lunar Rocks In Decades

Sunday, November 22, 2020

The Chang'e-5 mission will attempt to bring back rock and soil samples from a previously unexplored part of the moon, helping scientists better understand its volcanic history.

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Public Officials Campaign To Keep People Home For Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 22, 2020

As COVID-19 cases continue to soar across the country, officials are pleading with the public to rethink large holiday gatherings to mitigate the spread.

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Europe Imposes New Restrictions As COVID-19 Cases Soar

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Amid a second wave of coronavirus infections, many European countries are introducing curfews and lockdowns.

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360,000 Customers Lose Power In California Amid Fire-Safety Shutoffs

Sunday, October 25, 2020

Pacific Gas and Electric Company announced a public safety power shutoff over the weekend as some of the strongest winds and driest conditions of this year's fire season sweep through the region.

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A Karaoke Bar Is Helping A Japanese Town Come Back To Life After Fukushima Disaster

Saturday, September 12, 2020

Run by a South Korean woman, the Cosmos Karaoke Bar in Namie, Japan, is a haven for residents who've come back to live in a town that was evacuated and fell into decay after the 2011 nuclear disaster.

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Fukushima Has Turned These Grandparents Into Avid Radiation Testers

Friday, September 11, 2020

After losing trust in official information, the Japanese public took it upon themselves to learn to measure for radioactive matter. Nearly a decade after the nuclear disaster, they're still testing.

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