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NPR asked our audience to share songs that reminded them of a loved one lost to COVID. What follows are individual stories of those who have passed, those mourning them, and the songs that continue to unite them.
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41 minutes ago
The NATO secretary-general "warmly" welcomed requests by Sweden and Finland to join the world's largest military alliance, a move driven by Russia's invasion of Ukraine. “This is a good day at a critical moment for our security," he said.
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Tina Kotek, who won Oregon's Democratic gubernatorial primary, is on the precipice of making history. If she wins in November, she will be the nation's first openly lesbian governor.
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A Pennsylvania law that's expanded mail-in voting is under attack by GOP state representatives who helped pass it in 2019. "So my bad. I should've checked the constitutionality of that big bill," PA Rep. Dan Moul, who's suing to throw out the law, told me
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A 180-page racist, conspiracy-laden screed allegedly crafted by the Buffalo gunman included sections lifted from other sources, an NPR analysis finds. Experts say that mimicry is common among mass shooters.
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JUST IN: U.S. Soccer has reached a deal to pay the men's and women's national teams equally, eliminating a contentious pay gap that saw female players earning less.
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3 hours ago
"Imagine the incredible fear that Black people have to constantly live in knowing that we could be killed at any moment — while shopping, while laying in our beds, while sitting in a car with your family — because you're Black," one Buffalo resident said.
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4 hours ago
As the school year draws to a close, we want to hear about a teacher who inspired you. Share a poem with us — haiku, free verse, anything — in the form linked here, and it may be featured in a crowdsourced community poem.
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No, LGBTQ advocates are not "grooming" kids, despite some baseless political attacks from the far-right. In fact, it's a homophobic scare tactic that's been weaponized against queer people for decades.
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While concerts have been back in South Korea since the beginning of the year, cheering was prohibited. With COVID restrictions lifting, fans are finally allowed to cheer again.
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6 hours ago
In the run-up to the housing bubble that occurred 15 years ago, prices rose faster than normal too, before the bottom fell out, causing the worst housing crash and overall recession in generations. So, what's going to happen this time around?
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Every year, wildfires destroy thousands of U.S. homes. A new tool can show you the risk to your home — and how it will change as the climate gets hotter.
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Julie Ort wasn't sure she would ever move past the fall in her freshman year physics class that all her college classmates witnessed. But then a classmate offered her cookies and she saw how to move forward.
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