Rachel Martin

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CDC: Fully Vaccinated People Can Stop Wearing Masks Indoors, Outdoors

Friday, May 14, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say fully vaccinated people against COVID-19 can resume activities indoors or outdoors, in gatherings large or small, without masks or distancing.

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What To Watch: New Shows Are Coming To The Small Screen

Friday, May 14, 2021

During the pandemic, you may feel like you've seen every show worth watching. With a lot of new shows debuting, we have some suggestions for what to watch in the coming weeks.

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News Brief: New Mask Guidance, Middle East Violence, Afghans See U.S. Visas

Friday, May 14, 2021

The CDC says fully vaccinated people don't need to wear masks. Casualties increase in the conflict between Hamas and Israel. Thousands of Afghans who worked for the U.S. fear Taliban retaliation.

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Adolescents Can Get Routine Immunizations With Their COVID Shots, CDC Advisers Say

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Children's immunizations dropped dramatically during the pandemic, and health officials are eager to get kids caught back up on their routine shots before they return to school.

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News Brief: Gas Hoarding, Israeli-Palestinian Violence, Vulnerable Migrants

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Amid panic buying, hacked pipeline is restarted. Israeli airstrikes into Gaza continue as Hamas shows no sign of backing down. Some migrants are being granted humanitarian exceptions.

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It Appears Inflation Is Making A Comeback

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The latest data will likely show prices for everything from cereals to cars have risen as shortages of critical materials like lumber force companies to raise prices.

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Biden Hosts 1st Meeting With Congressional Leaders Since Taking Office

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

President Biden has invited a top group of bipartisan leaders in the House and Senate to come to the Oval Office and discuss his big economic plan. The proposal totals $4 trillion.

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House GOP Vote To Decide The Fate Of Rep. Liz Cheney

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

House Republicans will meet behind closed doors to vote to remove their No. 3 leader Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney. GOP lawmakers complain her anti-Trump position puts her out of step with the conference.

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News Brief: Israeli-Palestinian Violence, Vote On Liz Cheney, Inflation Data

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Violence between Israelis and Palestinians stoke fears of war. House Republicans will vote on whether to remove Liz Cheney from her leadership post. Economists monitor data for signs of inflation.

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For Twin Cities Rapper Nur-D, Another Step Forward

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

All of a sudden, Matt Allen found himself caring for injured and teargassed protesters in Minneapolis last year. The enduring experience found its way into his sunny music.

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FDA OKs Pfizer Shot For 12-15-Year-Olds. Vaccinations Will Start Soon

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The Food and Drug Administration has extended authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to include adolescents age 12-15. Those young people have missed months of school and time with friends.

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News Brief: Kids' Pfizer Shots, Gaza Tensions, Hacked Pipeline Status

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

FDA approves Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for kids ages 12 to 15. A new round of Israeli-Palestinian violence escalated Monday. Pipeline hack is different from another big intrusion blamed on Russia.

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Violence Between Palestinians, Israeli Police Draws Global Concern

Monday, May 10, 2021

Days of clashes in Jerusalem have left hundreds wounded and drawn international concern over an attempt by Israel to carry out pending evictions.

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News Brief: COVID-19 Vaccine, Clashes In Jerusalem, Gene-Editing Experiment

Monday, May 10, 2021

The FDA is expected to authorize the Pfizer vaccine for 12 to 15-year-olds. Security ramped up for Jerusalem Day parade. Experiment could restore vision for some patients with genetic disorders.

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Opioid Crisis: Filmmaker Details The Medical System's 'Crime Of The Century'

Monday, May 10, 2021

Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney investigated the opioid crisis. He says it was created by pharmaceutical companies, distributors, pharmacists and doctors, all looking to profit.

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News Brief: Decision Day On Facebook's Trump Ban, Aid For India, Democracy Poll

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Oversight board will announce if Trump will be allowed back on Facebook. Indian Americans raise money to help with India's COVID-19 crisis. Plus, the results of the latest Democracy Perception Index.

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Reinstate Trump? Facebook Oversight Board Set To Rule On Indefinite Ban

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

The independent Oversight Board on Wednesday is expected to say whether Facebook should uphold or reverse a ban on the former president put in place after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Elizabeth Warren Stitches The Stories She Says 'Help Us Learn To Persist'

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

Sen. Elizabeth Warren says she isn't looking to be president. She's looking for change, she tells NPR, which happens when we talk about our stories — from sexual harassment to child care troubles.

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News Brief: Rural Vaccination Rate, Fla. Suspends COVID Rules, Justice Breyer

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

White House official tells NPR there's an effort to get rural Americans vaccinated. Florida cancels COVID-19 related rules. Progressives want liberal Supreme Court Justice Breyer to retire.

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Michael Lewis' 'The Premonition' Is A Sweeping Indictment Of The CDC

Monday, May 03, 2021

In a new book, author Michael Lewis writes about public health officers who tried to get others to look at the data on COVID-19 and act to make sure the virus didn't spread.

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