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Fourth of July fireworks canceled and delayed due to worker shortage

Saturday, July 02, 2022

The fireworks industry was hit hard during the pandemic, and now they are struggling to meet demand for their biggest day of the year.

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Fourth of July fireworks canceled due to pyrotechnician shortage

Friday, July 01, 2022

Some fireworks companies are still reeling after the pandemic hit the industry hard. Due to a pyrotechnician shortage, some cities and towns are rescheduling or canceling their July Fourth fireworks.

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Supreme Court allows Biden administration to roll back 'Remain In Mexico' policy

Thursday, June 30, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Marysol Castro, an attorney with El Paso's Diocesan Migrant and Refugee Services, about the Remain in Mexico decision.

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One doctor's experience in a mid-flight emergency opens questions about medical kits

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Dr. Andrea Merrill was on a flight to Portugal when she suddenly found herself helping in a mid-air medical emergency. Soon after landing, she raised the alarm about the medical kit on the plane.

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Who's to blame for inflation? We fact-check some common claims

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

As many Americans continue to struggle financially because of inflation, we set out to clear the air on some common claims about what's going on.

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A pilot shortage might be why you're facing flight delays and cancelations

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Captain Casey Murray, President of the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association, about why there's a shrinking number of pilots.

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HHS Secretary Becerra on federal abortion rights

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with President Biden's health and human services secretary, Xavier Becerra, about steps the administration is prepared to take to protect women's reproductive health care.

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Gun policy researcher the impact of gun law changes from Congress and Supreme Court

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Daniel Webster of Johns Hopkins University's Center for Gun Violence Solutions about the likely effect of gun law changes coming from Congress and the Supreme Court.

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Former governor whose bill was at the center of Roe ruling reacts to SCOTUS' decision

Friday, June 24, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Phil Bryant, the former governor of Mississippi, who signed a bill that bans abortions after 15 weeks.

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Head of Planned Parenthood on what's next in the fight for abortion rights

Friday, June 24, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with the president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Alexis McGill Johnson about the future of abortion access after the Supreme Court's ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.

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Former DOJ officials testify before Jan. 6 committee

Thursday, June 23, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with former Department of Defense special counsel and New York University law professor Ryan Goodman about the Jan. 6 committee's fifth public hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday.

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One doctor's experience in a mid-flight emergency opened questions about medical kits

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Dr. Andrea Merrill assisted a medical emergency on a flight, but found the emergency medical kit insufficient. By sharing her story, she found other professionals who have faced similar frustrations.

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Civil rights activist Xernona Clayton looks back on her life and her work

Friday, June 17, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with civil rights activist Xernona Clayton about growing up in segregation, her first racist experience and working with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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This kindergarten class has raised and set free 18 orphaned turtles

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

A kindergarten class in Stone Harbor, N.J., recently said bon voyage to a group of 18 orphaned turtles as part of a program to save thousands of the reptiles.

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Werner Herzog's new novel is a story of the jungle and obsession and delusion

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with filmmaker Werner Herzog about his debut novel, The Twilight World. It tells the story of Hiroo Onoda, the Japanese soldier who kept fighting decades after the end of WWII.

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This kindergarten class has raised and set free 18 orphaned turtles

Monday, June 13, 2022

A kindergarten class in Stone Harbor, N.J., recently set free 18 orphaned turtles it raised from eggs. They're part of a program that has saved thousands of diamond terrapin turtles over 20 years.

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Checking in with 3 teens who challenged a waste management company with their podcast

Monday, June 13, 2022

Three recent high school graduates — who were on the program in July 2019 — speak about their podcast set in their hometown of Gary, Ind.

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Why a phone conversation with Sen. Feinstein worried this reporter

Monday, June 13, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with journalist Rebecca Traister about her recent writing on Sen. Dianne Feinstein's career and reports of her cognitive health.

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Documentary footage from filmmaker shows evidence that Jan. 6 was a planned attack

Friday, June 10, 2022

Committee members heard testimony from a witness with evidence that Jan. 6 was a planned attack. Documentarian Nick Quested was filming the extremist group the Proud Boys before and during the riots.

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Fantastic Negrito's new music explores his 18th century ancestors' forbidden love

Wednesday, June 08, 2022

The new album from Fantastic Negrito, White Jesus Black Problems, tells the true story of two of his ancestors who defied the laws of colonial Virginia to be together.

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