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Supreme Court Rules Pennsylvania Can Count Ballots Received After Election Day

NPR Headline News - 31 min 59 sec ago

Pennsylvania Republicans had sought to block the counting of late-arriving ballots, which the state's Supreme Court had approved last month.

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Air Travel High: TSA Screens 1 Million For First Time Since March

NPR Headline News - 52 min 3 sec ago

The agency screened more than one million travelers at airport security checkpoints Sunday, the most since the start of the pandemic. But the modest air travel increase may be short-lived.

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Channing Dungey Named Chairman of Warner Bros. Television Group

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 19 min ago

Dungey previously held executive roles at ABC and Netflix. She is set to take over in early 2021 replacing Peter Roth who ran the television division for two decades.

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New Law Creates 988 Hotline For Mental Health Emergencies

NPR Headline News - 1 hour 58 min ago

President Trump has signed a bi-partisan bill creating a 3-digit hotline for mental health emergencies. Mental health advocates say it will bring mental health crisis response into the 21st century.

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Study: Plastic Baby Bottles Shed Microplastics When Heated. Should You Be Worried?

NPR Headline News - 2 hours 29 min ago

The implications for a child's health are not yet known. The study's authors urge people not to panic — and stress the need for more research.

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U.S. Borders With Canada And Mexico Will Stay Closed Another Month

NPR Headline News - 3 hours 13 min ago

"The situation in the United States continues to be of concern. So we're going to make sure we're keeping Canadians safe as best as we can," Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.

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Court Vacates Trump Administration Rule That Sought To Kick Thousands Off Food Stamps

NPR Headline News - 3 hours 55 min ago

The USDA rule "radically and abruptly alters decades of regulatory practice" and would have added new burdens during a global pandemic.

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Ally Of Socialist Evo Morales On Track To Win Bolivia's Election As Rival Concedes

NPR Headline News - 5 hours 35 min ago

Luis Arce, a candidate handpicked by former President Morales, is expected to be confirmed as the winner in the country's most important presidential election in a generation.

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Trump Rails Against 'Fauci And These Idiots' In Campaign Call

NPR Headline News - 5 hours 57 min ago

The president's remarks came during a call intended to discuss strategy for the Nov. 3 election.

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John Brown And Abraham Lincoln: Divergent Paths In The Fight To End Slavery

NPR Headline News - 6 hours 32 min ago

In The Zealot and the Emancipator, historian H.W. Brands reflects on two 19th century leaders who fought the institution of slavery in different ways: one radical and the other reformist.

No It's Not A TV Movie: Death, Renewed Determination, A $1 Million Prize

NPR Headline News - 6 hours 39 min ago

The patriarch/peace activist was assassinated in Somalia. His wife and 3 daughters fled. Mom (and one child) returned to build on his work. Now they've won the Aurora Prize — which has its own twist.

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UNICEF To Stockpile Over Half A Billion Syringes For Future COVID-19 Vaccine

NPR Headline News - 6 hours 46 min ago

The agency, also known as the United Nations Children's Fund, plans to distribute up to 1 billion syringes by 2021.

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South Korea Eases Coronavirus Restrictions, Touts 'Exceptional' Success

NPR Headline News - 7 hours 32 min ago

Churches resume in-person services and stadiums welcome sports fans as the country once again manages to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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French Police Conduct Raids Against Suspected Extremists After Teacher's Beheading

NPR Headline News - 7 hours 45 min ago

The attack was carried out on Friday in apparent response to a lesson about freedom of expression that showed the students cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

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Supreme Court to Hear Cases Tied To Trump's Polices On Mexico Border

NPR Headline News - 8 hours 55 min ago

One centers on the use of military funds to pay for building part of a border wall. The other revolves around the "Remain in Mexico" policy that makes asylum-seekers stay out of the U.S.

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For Fans Hungry For Baseball, Taiwanese Announcer Made Right Call In Unusual Season

NPR Headline News - 9 hours 43 min ago

Since 2014, Richard Wang has called Major League Baseball games in Chinese for fans in Taiwan. When COVID-19 delayed the MLB season, he had a chance to bring Taiwan baseball to the world in English.

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3 Women Health-Care Heroes: From Iceland's Top Doc To A Village Protector In India

NPR Headline News - 9 hours 43 min ago

The world is fortunate to have many dedicated professionals dedicated to combating the coronavirus. Here are portraits of three women from far corners of the globe who are playing a key role.

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40 Million Coronavirus Cases Are Now Reported Worldwide

NPR Headline News - 10 hours 21 min ago

With the flu season looming, the rate of new cases in the U.S. and other countries is rising at rates not seen in months.

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Top Palestinian Official Receiving COVID-19 Treatment In Jerusalem Hospital

NPR Headline News - 11 hours 10 min ago

Palestinian politician Saeb Erekat is in critical but stable condition in Hadassah Hospital, where he has been moved after reportedly testing positive for coronavirus earlier this month.

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Coronavirus Cases Rise To Highest Level Since Late July

NPR Headline News - 13 hours 15 min ago

Raging outbreaks in the Midwest and Great Plains are driving the numbers but every region of the country is showing growth in new infections.

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