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'Squid Game' actor Oh Young-soo is indicted on indecent assault charges

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 13:11

The 78-year-old Emmy nominee is accused of inappropriately touching a woman during a meeting in 2017. A South Korean outlet says Oh denies wrongdoing in the incident.

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Major password manager LastPass suffered a breach — again

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 12:27

LastPass said an unauthorized party used information gained in an August breach to access customer information. But the company said customers' passwords remain safely encrypted.

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Legal losses keep coming for Biden's student loan relief plan

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 12:07

The 5th Circuit Court rejected a Education Department appeal on Wednesday, the latest setback in several parallel lawsuits. The administration is expected to ask the Supreme Court to weigh in.

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Prince William deplores his godmother's racial comments

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 11:51

His said "racism has no place in our society" as he sought to prevent the backlash over his godmother's treatment of a Black advocate for survivors of domestic abuse from overshadowing his U.S. trip.

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Today's interactive Google Doodle honors Jerry Lawson, a pioneer of modern gaming

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 11:11

Jerry Lawson would have turned 82 on Dec. 1. Google is celebrating the late engineer with a Doodle on its homepage, made up of several interactive games that users can customize themselves.

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3 tribes dealing with the toll of climate change get $75 million to relocate

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:01

The Biden administration gave $75 million in aid to the three communities in Alaska and Washington. Eight other Tribal communities received an additional $40 million.

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Almost $80 million is spent on TV ads for Georgia's 4-week Senate runoff

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:00

And spending by groups supporting Democratic incumbent Sen. Raphael Warnock has more than doubled contributions from groups backing Republican challenger Herschel Walker.

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How to address antisemitic rhetoric when you encounter it

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:00

Political leaders have criticized former President Donald Trump's dinner with Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West, and Nick Fuentes, a Holocaust denier.

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School principals say culture wars made last year 'rough as hell'

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:00

A new survey of high school principals reveals that political fights with parents and community members are on the rise and taking a serious toll.

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Alabama coal miners begin their 20th month on strike

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:00

The miners have survived more than 600 days on the picket line, thanks to widespread support and anger at their employer, Warrior Met Coal. Even now, neither side seems ready to budge.

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Medical bills remain inaccessible for many visually impaired Americans

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:00

When health bills aren't legible — via large-print, Braille or other adaptive technology — blind patients can't know what they owe, and are too often sent to debt collections, an investigation finds.

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Biden and Macron will hold a joint press conference as part of a state visit

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 05:00

President Biden will host a joint press conference with Emmanuel Macron on Thursday as a part of the French president's three-day state visit.

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The Royal Mint unveils a Rolling Stones coin to mark the band's 60-year anniversary

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 03:32

The coin honoring the Rolling Stones is the fifth in the Royal Mint's "Music Legends'" series that celebrates British artists. Others so honored have been Queen, Elton John, David Bowie and The Who.

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DoorDash cuts 1,250 jobs after pandemic hiring surge

NPR Headline News - Thu, 12/01/2022 - 02:29

The decision by the online food delivery platform to eliminate about 6% of its workforce is the latest of several companies to recently announce job cuts recently, including Twitter and Amazon.

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Victims' families urge love, kindness as University of Idaho campus mourns

NPR Headline News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 23:35

Relatives of four slain University of Idaho classmates urged hundreds of students to raise their eyes from grief and focus on love and the future.

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Sam Bankman-Fried strikes apologetic pose as he describes being shocked by FTX's fall

NPR Headline News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 19:42

During an hour-long interview at the New York Times Dealbook Summit Bankman-Fried frequently portrayed himself as in the dark about the condition of the multi-billion dollar exchange he founded

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NYC Mayor Adams faces backlash for move to involuntarily hospitalize homeless people

NPR Headline News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 18:14

Mayor Eric Adams announced this week that officials will begin hospitalizing more homeless people by involuntarily providing care to those deemed to be in "psychiatric crisis."

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Club Q owner in Colorado says he will reopen the LGBTQ club after mass shooting

NPR Headline News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 17:37

Club Q owner Nic Grzecka told NPR he and his staff are working on a yet-to-be-determined temporary solution. The Nov. 20 shooting killed 5 people and wounded another 17. A suspect has been arrested.

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Lionel Messi and Argentina advance at the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Poland

NPR Headline News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 16:10

Lionel Messi will grace the World Cup stage at least one more time. Argentina finished in first place in Group C to set up a match against Australia, a surprise qualifier for the knockout stage.

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Indiana's AG wants the doctor who spoke of 10-year-old's abortion to be penalized

NPR Headline News - Wed, 11/30/2022 - 15:26

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita, who is anti-abortion, alleges Dr. Caitlin Bernard violated state law by not reporting the girl's child abuse to authorities and violated patient privacy laws.

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