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The school at the center of the Uvalde, Texas, shooting will be rebuilt

NPR Headline News - 2 hours 57 min ago

The school will be demolished so "students and staff will not have to return to the building at the site of the tragedy," the district said.

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The first woman speaker of France's parliament defends the right to abortion

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 23:40

The National Assembly elects Yael Braun-Pivet as speaker as it prepares to tackle proposals on fighting inflation and enshrining abortion rights in the French Constitution.

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The U.S. will offer nearly 300,000 doses of monkeypox vaccine in the coming weeks

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 21:55

The Department of Health and Human Services will make 296,000 doses available in the coming weeks, and expects a total of 1.6 million doses to be available in the U.S. by the end of the year.

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Trump's legal exposure may be growing – and 4 other takeaways from the Jan. 6 hearing

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 18:45

Former White House aide Cassidy Hutchinson testified under oath about a volatile and angry president who was prone to throwing dishes, knew that supporters were armed and didn't want the riot to stop.

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A passenger recounts the moment the Amtrak train derailed: 'It was hell on Earth'

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:33

A passenger on board the Amtrak train that crashed into a truck and derailed in Missouri on Monday, killing four people, has described the harrowing moment when his carriage rolled.

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FDA advisers recommend updating COVID booster shots for the fall

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:30

The Food and Drug Administration will have to decide the exact recipe, but a combination shot is expected that adds protection against a version of the omicron variant to the original vaccine.

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Despite heavy criticism, Gov. Stitt is the favorite to win the Oklahoma GOP primary

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:28

In Oklahoma, state Superintendent Joy Hofmeister left the GOP to run against Gov. Kevin Stitt who fiercely opposes abortion rights, defends gun rights and is endorsed by former President Trump.

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Troy Kotsur, Billie Eilish and Ariana DeBose are invited to join Oscar's Academy

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:11

This year, the academy invited 397 artists, including actors, directors and people who play other roles in filmmaking.

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Russia-Ukraine war: What happened today (June 28)

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:59

A roundup of key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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The Supreme Court has delayed creating a majority Black voting district in Louisiana

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:32

After a lower court found Louisiana's new congressional maps diluted the votes of Black voters, the Supreme Court put on hold an order for a second majority Black congressional district to be created.

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With 50 people dead in Texas, here's what you should know about migrant smuggling

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:55

The trapped people were found after a worker heard someone crying for help. Two experts — one a former Homeland Security Investigations agent — tell NPR how it happened.

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Trump didn't want to stop Capitol attack, former White House aide testifies

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:33

Former Mark Meadows aide Cassidy Hutchinson recalls exchange between her boss and White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, who warned "Somebody is going to die and this is going to be on your effing hands."

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Ghislaine Maxwell is sentenced to 20 years in prison

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:05

"Today's sentence holds Ghislaine Maxwell accountable for perpetrating heinous crimes against children," U.S. Attorney Damian Williams said in a tweeted statement.

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Witness recalls Trump lunging for the wheel when told he couldn't go to the Capitol

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:41

Former President Donald Trump lunged for the steering wheel and grabbed his driver after being told that he would not be going to the Capitol with his supporters after his rally on Jan. 6

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Floating in a rubber dinghy, a filmmaker documents the Indus River's water woes

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:48

Pakistani filmmaker Wajahat Malik pulled together an expedition to raft down the 2,000-mile river. He hopes to reconnect people with the Indus, which is being threatened by overuse and climate change.

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Adolescents faced obstacles getting abortions. The Supreme Court just made it harder

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:49

The legal and logistical obstacles young people face in accessing reproductive health care became more complicated with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, experts say.

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Who is Cassidy Hutchinson, the surprise witness at Tuesday's Jan. 6 panel hearing?

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:16

NPR has confirmed that Cassidy Hutchinson is expected to be the witness for today's Jan. 6 hearing.

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Arizona offers free college tuition to the state's Native students

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 10:55

The University of Arizona joins schools in a number of other states in covering tuition and fees for tribal members, who have been less likely than other Americans to pursue higher education.

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Musicians react to Roe v. Wade decision

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 09:49

After Friday's Supreme Court decision, artists from around the world spent the following days sharing their reactions and plans for the immediate future.

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Cassidy Hutchinson, a Mark Meadows aide, to testify at Tuesday's Jan. 6 panel hearing

NPR Headline News - Tue, 06/28/2022 - 08:50

Cassidy Hutchinson, the Mark Meadows aide who appeared in videotaped testimony before the Jan. 6 committee last week, is the panel's surprise witness today.

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