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Teachers In Washington State Must Get Fully Vaccinated — Or They Could Be Fired

Thursday, August 19, 2021

The mandate, effective Oct. 18, applies to all K-12 teachers and staff in the state. The news comes as states around the country grapple with rising cases and the return of in-person schooling.


A U.S. Veteran Says The Afghans She Served With Believe They're Going To Die

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

U.S. Army Maj. Kristen Rouse deployed three times to Afghanistan and worked extensively with Afghan partners while she was there. Now, she says, those partners are begging for a way out.


An Afghan Interpreter Who Helped The U.S. Military Is Now A Target For The Taliban

Monday, August 16, 2021

The Afghan interpreter still suffers from injuries he got during the nine years he worked with the U.S. His children are terrified: "The bad guy is going to come and is going to kill you, then us."


An Afghan Artist Fears For The Future Of His Craft With The Taliban In Control

Sunday, August 15, 2021

Artist Omaid Sharifi is unsure if he'll be able to continue painting murals on the streets of Kabul following the Taliban's takeover. During pervious Taliban rule, art was discouraged.


Gymnastics Hasn't Changed Since Nassar, Survivor Rachael Denhollander Says

Monday, August 09, 2021

The former gymnast was instrumental in bringing serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar to justice. She says the gymnastics industry still has abusers and a system rife with problems.


NASA Wants You To Spend A Year Simulating Life On Mars, For Science

Monday, August 09, 2021

Would you like to spend a year pretending to live on Mars in a 1,700-square-foot space shared with three other people, in the interest of helping a future space mission? Good news: NASA is hiring.


'It's Mutual': This Is How BTS' Fans Put Their Money And Hearts Behind The Band

Thursday, July 29, 2021

BTS isn't just one of the most popular bands in the world. It's also bringing billions of dollars to the South Korean economy.


Everything You Need To Know To Enjoy This Year's Parade Of Nations

Friday, July 23, 2021

When did the Parade of Nations begin, and why aren't the countries in alphabetical order? Here's everything you need to know about the Olympic opening ceremony event.


WATCH: Octopuses Punch Fish, Sometimes For No Apparent Reason

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Researchers discovered that an octopus might punch a fish when both are hunting. Although some of the thrown punches can be explained, others remain a mystery.


After 30 Years, How Has The ADA Helped You?

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

The 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act is Sunday. Morning Edition wants to know how it has affected your life.