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For Southern California. Good morning, the FDA officially approved fighters covid vaccine, giving skeptics one less reason to avoid it. So what does this mean for the fight against Covid It's morning edition from NPR News. Coming up a conversation with the director of the National Institutes of Health. I'm Steve Inskeep, and I'm Leila Fadel. Also this hour What does President Biden's Afghanistan withdrawal say about his feet of America's role in the world? Flash flooding has devastated parts of Tennessee. We'll check in with first responders and ask what science tells us about the connection to climate change. And this popular game show is on the hunt for yet another new host. What is jeopardy? It's Tuesday, August 24th. Dave Chappelle is 48. The news is next. Live from NPR News in Washington on Korver Coleman CIA director William Burns has met with a top Taliban leader in Kabul, according to a U. S official familiar with the matter. NPR's Greg Myrie reports. This marks the highest level meeting between the Biden administration and the Taliban since they retook Afghanistan. CIA Director Burns and the Taliban leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, held talks Monday in the Afghan capital, according to the U. S official. The CIA declined to comment, and there was no word on what they discussed. However, the most pressing issue is whether the U. S air lift at the Kabul airport will continue beyond President Biden. Self imposed deadline of August 31st. Biden says the end of the month is still the target, though it will be difficult, if not impossible, to meet his goal of flying out all U. S citizens and at risk Afghans by that date. The Taliban say a continued U. S presence would cross a red line and there would be unspecified consequences. Greg Murray NPR NEWS Washington President Biden is meeting virtually today with leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized nations. The leaders of Britain, France and Germany want but into extend his August 31st deadline to withdraw from Afghanistan. A new scientific study shows that climate change was.

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