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German Court Orders Revisions To Climate Law, Citing 'Major Burdens' On Youth

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Germany's top court rejected some of the activists' arguments but agreed that the country's climate act violates their fundamental rights by not specifying emissions reduction targets after 2030.

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Scenes From Biden's Speech To Congress, A Night Of Many Firsts

Thursday, April 29, 2021

The pandemic shaped President Biden's first joint address to Congress in many ways, from the dress code to the guest list. While most people watched remotely, photos show what it was like in the room.

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'Madam Speaker, Madam Vice President': Women Make History At Biden's Joint Address

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

In a historic first, President Biden delivered his joint address to Congress flanked by two women: Vice President Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.

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Lawmakers Invite Virtual Guests To Watch Biden's Joint Address From Afar, Too

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Many Democratic lawmakers are continuing the tradition of inviting guests to the address. But with in-person attendees limited by the pandemic, they'll be watching remotely like almost everyone else.

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Epicurious Ditches Beef In A Move It Calls 'Pro-Planet'

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The digital food magazine announced the change on Monday, citing the carbon footprint of cattle and a desire to help home cooks become more environmentally friendly.

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West Virginia Will Pay Young People $100 To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

The Republican-led state will offer savings bonds to residents between the ages of 16 and 35 in an effort to tackle vaccine hesitancy among its younger population.

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Outpacing The U.S., Hard-Hit Navajo Nation Has Vaccinated More Than Half Of Adults

Monday, April 26, 2021

One year ago, the Navajo Nation was the site of the highest per-capita infection rate in the U.S. Now the vast majority of adults have gotten at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.

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Here's What The CDC Says Summer Camps Should Do To Prevent And Respond To COVID Cases

Monday, April 26, 2021

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says day and overnight camps can operate in person this summer if they take steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and prepare for potential infections.

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Maryland To Probe Cases Handled By Ex-Medical Examiner Who Testified In Chauvin Trial

Saturday, April 24, 2021

An independent review will look at reports of deaths in police custody under the tenure of Dr. David Fowler, the retired chief medical examiner who testified for the defense at Derek Chauvin's trial.

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Tight Quarters Aboard The Space Station As SpaceX Capsule Delivers 4 New Arrivals

Saturday, April 24, 2021

It's the third flight of the Crew Dragon capsule since last May, and the first time an American capsule has been reused in decades. There are now more astronauts than beds on the space station.

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Bumble Blunder: Man Allegedly Boasts About Capitol Riot On Dating App, Is Arrested

Friday, April 23, 2021

Robert Chapman was promptly reported to authorities after reportedly boasting on Bumble about making it "all the way into Statuary Hall." He was arrested in New York on Thursday.

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CDC Director Recommends Pregnant People Receive COVID-19 Vaccines

Friday, April 23, 2021

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers found no obvious safety concerns in a study of 35,000 pregnant people who received the vaccines, though they say more research is needed.

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Oklahoma Law Grants Immunity To Drivers Who Unintentionally Harm Protesters

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The new law also makes blocking public roadways a misdemeanor offense.

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A 'Relic' And 'Burden': Manhattan District Attorney To Stop Prosecuting Prostitution

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Cyrus Vance Jr. announced the new policy on Wednesday and appeared virtually in court to seek the dismissal of more than 5,000 prostitution-related cases dating back to the 1970s.

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Darnella Frazier, Teen Who Filmed Floyd's Murder, Praised For Making Verdict Possible

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Frazier is being hailed for her bravery and quick thinking in recording the video that has been seen by millions and played a key role in former police officer Derek Chauvin's trial.

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Where The Chauvin Verdict Fits In The Recent History Of High-Profile Police Killings

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

A jury has found Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts he faced over the killing of George Floyd. The outcome was far from guaranteed, as convictions of police officers are historically rare.

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Far-Right-Friendly Platform Parler Expected To Return To App Store Next Week

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Apple suspended the platform from its app store in the wake of the Capitol riots, citing inadequate content moderation practices. Parler says it will relaunch next week with "several new safeguards."

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Revisiting Key Moments From The Derek Chauvin Trial

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The jury has found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of the murder of George Floyd. As the country reacts, NPR revisits key moments from the last three weeks.

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Liberty University Sues Ex-President Jerry Falwell, Jr., Seeking Millions In Damages

Friday, April 16, 2021

In the civil suit, Liberty University accuses its former president of breach of contract and fiduciary duty as well as statutory conspiracy. Falwell called it "full of lies and half truths."

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Hundreds Of Fyre Festival Ticket Holders Poised To Win Payout In Class-Action Suit

Friday, April 16, 2021

A class-action settlement will award 277 ticket holders more than $7,000 each, pending a judge's approval in May. The final sum could be reduced depending on ongoing bankruptcy proceedings.

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