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Saturday, October 23, 2021


Internal documents show Facebook employees raised alarms about "Stop the Steal" misinformation before January 6. President Biden is negotiating with fellow Democrats about the size of his social spending bill. More adults will now be able to get COVID-19 booster shots; are kids' shots next?


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Friday, October 22, 2021


The CDC closes the loop on booster recommendations for three vaccines. Hospitals confront a pandemic-driven nursing shortage. And NPR speaks with Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough about government failures to meet veterans' healthcare needs.


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Thursday, October 21, 2021


Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine boosters clear another regulatory hurdle. Senate Democrats lose a major push for voting rights protections. And a meeting in Moscow signals Russia's embrace of closer contact with Afghanistan's Taliban rule.


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Wednesday, October 20, 2021


Congressional investigators endorse a criminal contempt charge against a key Trump ally, as Democrats weigh cuts in the Biden spending agenda. The accused gunman in a Florida high school shooting appears in court, while families of victims near a settlement. And will parental outrage at school board meetings translate to votes in fall elections?


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Tuesday, October 19, 2021


Jury selection begins in the Georgia trial of three white men charged with murdering a 25-year-old Black man, Ahmaud Arbery. Former President Donald Trump sues the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol attack. And the Biden administration promotes new support for kids' mental health as new NPR poll data reveals continued pandemic harm.


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Monday, October 18, 2021


U.S. officials join an investigation into the kidnapping of 17 missionaries and family members in Haiti. China's economic growth slows as the huge real estate firm Evergrande races toward possible debt default. And the FDA is poised to approve more COVID vaccine booster shots.


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It's Been A Minute: The Legacy Of 'Soul Train'


When Soul Train was first nationally syndicated in October of 1971, there was nothing else like it on TV. It became an iconic Black music and dance show — a party every weekend that anyone could join from their living room. In the first episode of a three-part It's Been A Minute series examining the concept of crossover in pop music across three decades, Sam Sanders breaks down the lasting influence of Soul Train...


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Saturday, October 16, 2021


A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel recommends booster shots for those who got the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. The killing of a British lawmaker is called an act of terrorism, and is prompting a review of security protocols. Ethiopia's civil war is entering a new phase, with civilians not only in the path of violence but also facing famine.


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Friday, October 15, 2021


FDA advisors are unanimous in endorsing more COVID-19 vaccine boosters. A former high-profile Trump advisor is first to face criminal contempt proceedings in Congress for defying Jan. 6 attack investigators. And three white men go to trial next week in Georgia in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man who was shot while jogging.


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Thursday, October 14, 2021


A study suggests Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients could benefit from another booster brand. Also, investigators looking into the Jan. 6 riot await answers from four former Trump administration officials. And the White House calls on ports and private industry to help unstop shipping bottlenecks and rescue the holiday shopping season.


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