Edgar McGregor, 20, says he has been cleaning up trash in Eaton Canyon every day for more than a year and a half. He declared it finally free of municipal waste on Friday, but says his work continues.
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Exposing people to a potentially fatal disease could hasten understanding of COVID-19 and development of new vaccines and treatments. But the risks of such studies raise serious ethical questions.
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The Biden administration’s decision represents a major policy shift from the Trump team, which withstood bipartisan calls to grant the protections to Venezuelans fleeing life-threatening crises.
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View NPR’s maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
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A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 2 million globally.
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Taking Klubradio off the air was the latest blow to press freedom in a country where the right-wing populist leadership and its allies have increased control and influence over the media.
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By an 8-to-1 vote, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of two former students blocked from expressing religious opinions on campus. But Roberts protested keeping the case alive after the college caved.
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The Des Moines Register reporter, Andrea Sahouri, was arrested as she covered a Black Lives Matter protest. “Treating media work as a crime is a human rights violation,” Amnesty International said.
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The Code Breaker profiles Jennifer Doudna, a Nobel Prize-winning biochemist key to the development of CRISPR, and examines the technology’s exciting possibilities and need for oversight.
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Two more of President Biden’s nominees to lead the Justice Department will be questioned by the Senate this week as Merrick Garland prepares for confirmation as attorney general.
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