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North of the San Francisco Bay area have each burned about 550 square miles. Officials at Liberty University in Virginia are doubling down after Jerry Falwell Jr denied reports he is stepping down as president. This follows allegations of sexual conduct that goes against the university's honor code. School's board of trustees is scheduled to discuss the matter today. NPR's Sarah McCammon reports. A statement released late Monday evening by a Liberty spokesman said that quote matters came to light that made it clear that it would not be in the best interest of the university for Falwell to remain the president. It said Ball well initially had agreed to resign immediately, but then reversed course. In a text message to NPR Late Monday, Falwell said only that things were quote still up in the air. The latest breach between Falwell and Liberty comes on the heels of a Reuters report in which Falwell's former business partner claimed he had a sexual relationship with follows wife which involved Falwell looking on while the care work together. Sarah McCammon. NPR NEWS. Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny remains hospitalized in Germany. His German doctors say they found evidence that he was poisoned them all may have been moved from a hospital in Siberia and his Russian doctors have contradicted the German doctors saying they tested navalny from poisoning and didn't detect anything. I've only suddenly fell ill last week. This is NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Avalere, a managing sales tax compliance with cloud based solutions. Avalere a integrates directly with more than 700, air P and e commerce Solutions. Avalere a tax compliance done right? Six minutes after three o'clock. Good morning. I'm Jean Marie Coming up. Next on morning edition. NPR's David Greene will talk to California firefighter Andy Pestana and his wife, Sarah Hawkins. About losing everything in the Northern California wildfire, their home farm and animals. Also President Trump is presiding over the worst recession since the Great Depression. Many Americans, however, don't blame him for the downturn. Mohr on what's driving Trump's relatively high approval raving ratings on the economy. That's just ahead here on public radio coming.