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Have Questions About The Coronavirus Pandemic? Share And We'll Find The Answers

Friday, March 20, 2020

NPR wants to know what questions you have about the coronavirus pandemic. Send them to us and we'll get experts to answer them.

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Simone Biles Marks Her Birthday With A Request For USA Gymnastics

Sunday, March 15, 2020

The decorated gymnast responded to a birthday wish from USA Gymnastics with her wish for them to have an independent investigation into the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.

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White House Tells Federal Workers To Avoid All Travel That Is Not 'Mission Critical'

Sunday, March 15, 2020

The White House Office of Management and Budget issued new guidance on Saturday telling federal workers to suspend all work travel unless absolutely necessary to help avoid the risk of coronavirus.

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Storm Dennis, Massive Bomb Cyclone, Hits United Kingdom

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Across the United Kingdom, people are enduring another weekend of strong winds, heavy rain and potential flooding as a powerful bomb cyclone hits the region.

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U.S. To Evacuate Americans From Virus-Struck Diamond Princess Cruise Ship

Saturday, February 15, 2020

The State Department informed U.S. citizens aboard the quarantined ship that it would send a charter plane to remove them. This comes as 67 more COVID-19 cases were identified on the ship.

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Floodwaters Begin To Recede In Oregon, Washington

Sunday, February 09, 2020

Heavy rains and snowmelt in January contributed to dangerous flooding conditions in the Pacific Northwest. Dozens of families evacuated their homes as the water rose.

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2 U.S. Service Members Killed, 6 Wounded In Afghanistan Attack

Sunday, February 09, 2020

An individual wearing an Afghan uniform opened fire on the combined U.S. and Afghan force with a machine gun on Saturday. It's unknown if the shooter was an Afghan soldier or had stolen the uniform.

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Canada Sends Armed Forces To Help Newfoundlanders Dig Out After Blizzard

Sunday, January 19, 2020

In the capital city of St. John's, the snowstorm completely buried cars and caused thousands to lose power. As much as 30 inches of snow fell in some parts of the city.

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SpaceX Celebrates Test Of Crew Dragon Capsule That Will Carry NASA Astronauts

Sunday, January 19, 2020

NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine and SpaceX's Elon Musk called the test of the Crew Dragon capsule a success. NASA hopes to use the capsule to bring astronauts to the International Space Station.

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5 Dead, At Least 60 Injured In Multivehicle Crash Along Pennsylvania Turnpike

Sunday, January 05, 2020

The crash took place at about 3:40 a.m. as a tour bus rolled over and was immediately struck by two tractor-trailers. Eighty miles of turnpike were closed as officials responded to the incident.

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3 Americans Killed In Attack On Kenyan Airfield By Al-Shabab Militants

Sunday, January 05, 2020

The attack by the Somali-based terrorist group, which is affiliated with al-Qaida, left three Americans dead. At least four militants were killed in the attack.

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Spotify Becomes Latest Tech Company To Hit Pause On Political Ads

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Starting early 2020, the company says it will no longer sell paid political advertisements for its streaming service. The move follows similar decisions by Twitter and Google.

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7 Confirmed Dead Following Tour Helicopter Crash In Hawaii

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Officials said Saturday there were no survivors after a tour helicopter crashed on Thursday.

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With 'Nothing Fancy,' Alison Roman Aims To Rebrand Having People Over For Dinner

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

In her new cookbook, Nothing Fancy, Alison Roman is rebranding how we think of having people over for dinner. You don't have to prepare a picture perfect moment to share a good meal with friends.

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Puerto Rican Astrologer Walter Mercado Dies

Sunday, November 03, 2019

Mercado was well-known across Latin America and in the U.S. for his flamboyant horoscope readings and predictions. His broadcasts reached an estimated 120 million Latino viewers daily.

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Astros Tie World Series 2-2 After Game 4 Win Over Nationals

Sunday, October 27, 2019

The Houston Astros tied the series 2-2 after beating the Washington Nationals 8-1 in Game 4 of the World Series.

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Kenyan Brigid Kosgei Smashes Women's World Record At Chicago Marathon

Sunday, October 13, 2019

The 25-year-old runner finished in a time of 2:14:04 on Sunday, beating the previous record set by Britain's Paula Radcliffe in 2003 by 81 seconds.

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Simone Biles Has 2 More Signature Moves Under Her Name After World Championships

Sunday, October 06, 2019

The 22-year-old star gymnast landed a double-double dismount from the balance beam that will now be known as the "Biles," and a triple-double that is being dubbed the "Biles II."

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Arrest Made In Bar Shooting That Killed 4 People In Kansas City, Kan.

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Kansas City police have arrested one of the two men who are suspected of killing four people in a shooting at a bar early Sunday morning.

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Hong Kong Demonstrators Continue Anti-Government Protests, Clashes With Riot Police

Sunday, October 06, 2019

Tens of thousands of demonstrators filled the streets on Sunday, marking the 18th week of protests. Many wore face masks despite a new government ban on wearing them at public gatherings.

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