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"Kelly this hour. A new Alzheimer's drug may not do much to slow down the disease. It's going to be very hard as a clinician, because patients and their families are going to are already calling us and asking for this drug. Also live audio chat was a sensation during the pandemic. Now Silicon Valley wants to make that success permanent and Think it's important to add this fifth Ocean region because it's so unique because we want to bring attention to all areas of the ocean. First the news Live from NPR news. I'm Jack Sphere. The Justice Department says it is stepping up its efforts to secure the right to vote in the US, NPR's Windsor Johnson reports. The announcement comes in the wake of loss passed in more than a dozen states, which aim to restrict the voting process. Attorney General Merrick Garland says the Justice Department is planning to double the divisions enforcement staff to protect the right to vote. We will use all existing provisions and the Voting Rights Act, the national Voter Registration Act, the help America Vote Act to ensure that we protect every qualified Americans seeking to participate in our democracy. Garland says The DOJ plans to scrutinize new laws that would limit voter access, adding that the department will prosecute threats against election officials. He also says the department will examine current laws or practices that discriminate against communities of color. Windsor Johnston NPR News The UK has recorded its highest coronavirus infection rates since late February reporting 8125 new cases. Officials there say the so called Delta very in first identified in India appears to be responsible for more than 90% of all new infections in the U. K new, more highly transmissible variant is causing British officials to call for a sensible delay The next planned phase of easing of restrictions their U. K officials are also saying people need to be vaccinated if they haven't done so already. Hospital emergency departments across the U. S saw a rise in the number of visits due to suspected suicide attempts by young people during the coronavirus pandemic. That's according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NPR's read Chatterjee reports. The sharpest rise was for teenage girls. When much of the country went into lockdown in the spring of 2000 and 20, the overall number of hospital emergency room visits felt significantly. So did he. Er, visits by youth aged 12 to 25. Do you do suspected suicide attempts, But by summer of 2000 and 20 hospitals were seeing the numbers go up. That rise was driven primarily by girls aged 12 to 17. Between February and March of this year, The number of suicide related er visits by teenage girls was 50% higher than the same period in 2000 and 19. While the new report does not delve into the potential reasons for this increase child now adolescent psychiatrist said pandemic related stresses have worse than mental health and put many kids at higher risk of suicide research strategy. NPR NEWS Britain's Queen Elizabeth the second hosted the group of seven leaders at an evening reception, where the Royals mixed with some of the world's most powerful political leaders. Event held at Cornwall's Eden Project, an attraction that features the world's largest indoor rainforest with giant domes on Wall Street. The Dow is up 13 points to 4 34,079, the NASDAQ Up 49. This is NPR Live from KQED News. I'm terrorist. Seiler governor Newsom is holding off for now on revoking dozens of Covid 19 related executive actions when the state reopens next week. His administration confirmed today that it will lift some orders put in place during the pandemic this coming Tuesday. This includes the stay at home order enacted early in the.
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"The May jobs report was another disappointment better than April but still slower than we'd expected to replace the 7.6 million jobs still missing from pre pandemic, But wage growth was strong again. Employers want to hire they're paying somewhat more Is this a worrying sign for the economy? Or is it just a sign that workers finally have power to demand? Better terms? Welcome to left, Right and center your civilized yet provocative antidote to the self contained opinion bubbles that dominate political debate. I'm Josh Barrow. Later in the show. We'll talk about infrastructure negotiations that keep going. Even though Republicans and Democrats are very far apart. We look at Ron to Santa's fight with the CDC over whether cruise lines can ask to see your vaccine card. Donald Trump's apparent belief he will be president again by fall and the worrying rise in gun violence. Princeton sociologist Patrick Sharkey will help us understand why it's happening and what we can do about it. All that plus beef held hostage is coming up next on left right and center. We'll be right back. Live from NPR News. I'm Jack Sphere president Buying today rejected the latest offer from Republicans on the size of a potential infrastructure package, saying it was still too narrow. NPR's Isha Roscoe reports. The White House says Biden plans to continue negotiations next week. The White House says that Republican Senator Shelley Moore capital offered to raise the current Republican proposal for infrastructure spending by $50 billion Capital is leading a group of Senate Republicans in talks with the White House for a potential compromise. Before the latest offer. Capital has said her group would back $928 billion in spending, but only a small portion of that money would be new spending. Biden said the increased offer was still not enough to meet his objectives to grow the economy and tackle climate change. Talks between Biden and capital will resume on Monday. Aisha Roscoe. NPR NEWS The White House by the administration says it's rolling back or reviewing a host of actions taken by the former Trump administration to cancel protections were endangered or threatened species. Review by the U. S Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service aimed at five regulations finalized under the Trump administration, including critical habitat designations and rules defining the scope of federal actions. Reviews announced they will take months or years to complete and continuous back and forth between democratic and Republican administrations over environmental regulations. Kentucky is the latest state to announce a million dollar prize for people who receive a covid 19 vaccine as green boy from member station W. E K U Reports initiative also includes 15 full ride college scholarships. Democratic Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced the new vaccine initiatives this week. Any Kentucky resident who has received at least one dose of a covid 19 vaccine. Is eligible to enter the drawings, $31 million prizes and 15 scholarship winners will be announced in July and August, But Shere says he expects vaccination rates will increase if you're on the fence. How about a free ride to college? Or.
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"Listening to queue with Tom Power doorbell in Dakota Johnson's new movie. She plays a real woman named Nicole Teague, who died back in 2014. And while Dakota was on set for the film, she would play with Nicole's real kids during breaks. She would even grab a bite to eat at the restaurants where Nicole was regular. Cody Johnson on inhabiting the life of someone who was real and his dearly missed coming up. Plus, we'll say only various. His poetry is proof that social and immigration policy is more than just policy. It's something that shapes the soul. We'll hear the poem he was commissioned to write marking this week's inauguration. And he'll tell you where he thinks artists can make a difference in bridging the political divide All that and so much more coming up on cute. Live from NPR news. I'm Jack Spear. There is growing evidence that a new variant of the Corona virus first identified in Southeast England. Areas. Ah, higher risk of death and the original strain over British health experts also note the evidence is not yet strong and say more research is needed in the U. S. The nation's top infectious disease expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, fold NPR's all things considered today we should be prepared for further virus mutations and be ready to modify vaccines have needed We need to be prepared, and by the way, we're already moving in that direction to be able to modify a bit the vaccines so that they would be much more Amenable to controlling these types of mutants. Were they to arrive and evolve even more than they've evolved. Health experts believe the current vaccines are effective against the new variant. Fauci says upping vaccination rates is the best protection against further virus mutations. States trying to ramp up their vaccine effort summer turning to the private sector for help this weekend, mass vaccinations will take place in several states in partnership with companies like Starbucks will stone reports. Public health leaders Hope Cos. Kenbrell, their logistical know how to smooth out some of the kinks in their vaccine operations. Starbucks is helping Washington state run its clinics more efficiently, and Microsoft is offering tech support. Dr Marcus Pleasure with the Association of State and Territorial Health officials says companies can help make the process more customer friendly. It's been challenging to scale those kinds of things up and having an entity come in that, you know, really knows how to do that well could be a huge help in North Carolina, Honeywell and other businesses are working with the state to do a mass vaccination site at a race car track. For NPR News. I'm Will Stone Retired Army General Lloyd Austin arrived at the Pentagon today and was sworn in as the new defense secretary. He is the first African American to hold the job. Austin was approved by a near unanimous Senate vote. NPR's Tom Bowman has more Austin briefly greeted reporters as he hurried into the Pentagon. After an intelligence briefing, Austin was scheduled to chair a coronavirus discussion with senior leaders, many of them joining virtually from locations in the U. S and overseas. Also one secretary Austin's agenda. Call to NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, a clear sign the administration will move quickly to strengthen in Atlantic alliance that frayed under the Trump administration. That's followed by briefings on China in the Middle East. Austin spent nearly all his career focused on the Middle East. But China has become a greater focus for Pentagon leaders with the country's greater spending on military hardware and aggressive moves in the South China Sea. Tom Bowman. NPR NEWS The Pentagon ex closed wind down the week on Wall Street. The Dow was down 179 points. The NASDAQ closed up 12 points today. This is NPR. President Joe Biden is ordered a pause on all border wall construction when it 17 executive actions the president took on his first day in office move leaves billions of dollars an unfinished work under contract after his predecessor, Donald Trump, work to successfully build 450 miles of border wall trumpet allocated nearly $11 billion to build more than 660 miles of his much vaunted wall. By the administration says it will negotiate cancelation fees and spend them out not spent so far on other projects. California's Department of Justice today launched a sweeping civil rights investigation into the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. KPCC is Robert Grove a has more, California attorney general Javier Becerra said. The inquiry comes after credible reports of excessive force retaliation and other misconduct at the Sheriff's Department. It's aimed at identifying and addressing potential systemic violations of the rights of the people L a county. The inquiry is also response to what the Department of Justice sees as all Lack of sustained oversight of the sheriff's department. In a written statement, Sheriff Alex being a wave a welcomed the inquiry. The sheriff has come under fire from critics for a variety of issues, including his approach to deputy discipline, secret deputy clicks and transparency. For NPR News. I'm Robert Korova. Google says this pulling apart Gonna program that aim to use balloons to beam Internet service from the stratosphere House with the shot of the project, also known as Loon and one of the secret projects and parent company's alphabet, so called Moonshot Factory Loon when it was launched, was never able to make a profit. I'm Jack Sphere. NPR news. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include the Wallace Foundation, working to develop and share practices that can improve learning and enrichment for young people and the vitality of the arts for everyone. Ideas and information and Wallace foundation dot org's President Biden says his whole soul is in it his whole soul in this new work of repair and renewal. I'm Chi right in this week on the United States of anxiety. We put our soul in it, too. Let's exhale together and consider which nightmares we can put behind us and which ones we need to hold on to and remember. Join me as I take your calls on the United States of.
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"Slow across the U. S. Will put that question to the head of the National Institutes of Health on this Monday, January 18th on all things considered from NPR news. I'm Mary Louise Kelly. As we learn more about what happened in this month's insurrection at the capital, we look at one group of people who took part in the riots off duty police officers. They're facing massive criticism from many sides for their actions, including from their own unions, the national president of the Fraternal Order of police said. Literally, you're on your own. And even though skiing isn't individual outdoor sport to the industry is grappling with how to stay safe during a pandemic with increased demand we sold probably 1000 more season passes this year than we ever had were up about 2021% in past sales. Now, the news Live from NPR news. I'm Jack Sphere. President Donald Trump has issued an order that would end the entry bands from Brazil and much of Europe with the incoming Biden administration says it will not carry out the order NPR's Asia, Roscoe reports, the bands were put in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus. President Trump's order would have gone into effect on January 26 days after he leaves office. Trump said in a statement that he was lifting the entry bands at the recommendation of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Cesar. The end of the bands would have coincided with the start of a CDC requirement that all air travelers test negative for the coronavirus before arriving in the U. S from a foreign country. But President elect Biden's incoming press secretary Jen Psaki tweeted that Biden will not be lifting these bands on the 26. Sake said the Biden administration's medical team had advised against it. Sure. Roscoe NPR news interviews with the U. S. Capitol. Police are showing just how quickly things broke down when a mob urged on by outgoing President Trump stormed the U. S. Capitol officers have spoken with The Associated Press and other news organizations say they were given next to no warning by leadership the morning of January 6 about the planned protest Once the writing began, they say they were given no instructions by top leaders on how to stop it well how to rescue lawmakers barricaded inside the Capitol building? By people died, including Capitol police officer and one of the writers. President elect Joe Biden plans to sign about a dozen executive orders on his first day in office more from NPR's Mara Liasson in a memo to senior staff incoming chief of staff Ron Claims, says the Bidens Day one actions will include an extension of the pause on evictions, foreclosures and federal student loan payments. Will rejoin the Paris climate agreement. He'll remove President Trump's Muslim ban and he will mandate masks on federal property. He'll also submitted immigration bill to Congress on Day one, including protections for the so called dreamers and a path to citizenship for most undocumented immigrants. Biden has said he wants to hit the ground running and this list of executive action shows he will be aggressive and ambitious as he confronts would claim called for overlapping crises, the pandemic, the recession, climate change and racial justice. Mara Liasson, NPR NEWS gun rights Advocates of Virginia gathered at the state Capitol today. Here's NPR's Hana Alarm. Last year. Virginia's annual lobby day drew 20,000 gun rights activists. This time with heightened security intentions after the January 6th attack on the Capitol. Turnout plummeted. Blocked roads hampered Second Amendment supporters from staging the big caravans into Richmond. They planned Meanwhile, extremists from groups such as the proud Boys in the so called Boogaloo movement showed up, but we're outnumbered by journalists, the heavily armed extremist toward down signs noting that weapons were permitted in the area. Gave fiery speeches against the government, police and other law enforcement watched but didn't intervene. Hannah Allam NPR news This is NPR. This is KCRW with your state and local headlines at 604 and Larry Peral, California Health officials are asking healthcare providers to suspend use of one Corona virus vaccine Batch because of a possible allergic reaction cap radios. Nick Miller has more State epidemiologist, Dr Erica Pan says that are higher than usual. Number of possible allergic reactions were reported with a specific lot of modern, um, vaccine at one community clinic. Batch in question is currently under investigation. Pan says there have been fewer than 10 people vaccinated from that batch, who needed medical attention. She also mentioned the state is doing this out of an extreme abundance of caution. There's been more than 330,000 doses from this lot distributed across the state and no other allergic reactions have yet been reported. Allergic reactions are reported to have curd occurred in the South Land at the San Diego Petco Park Vaccination site. Nearly all skilled nursing facilities have administered their first doses of the cove in 19 vaccine. It's some good news for L. A county amid a vaccine roll up that hasn't gone exactly smoothly is some hoped almost 39,000 doses have been given out at roughly 99% of these places. Today, the county reporting 88 new deaths and more than 9900 new cases of the virus. They say the low number reflects a reporting lag from the weekend and today's holiday. There are more than 7300 people currently hospitalized with covert, 1923 23% of which are in the icy used. That is a downward trend for the area. And L. A is expanding a program that hands out covert 19 care kits to hard hit communities, Mayor Garcetti and Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez announced today those kids will begin to go out to multigenerational households in south L, A and the East side. Include things like masks, hand sanitizer, disinfected and public health information. The initiative has already has already been helping families and the Northeast San Fernando Valley, which Rodriguez calls the epicenter of viral spread, My office has been.
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"His House Democrats Mile, an impeachment resolution charging President Trump with inciting an insurrection. Today is Monday, January 11th, and this is all things considered from NPR news. E mails to change and I'm Mary Louise Kelly. The word treason has been used to describe last week's insurrection of the U. S. Capitol will look at what that word has meant. Historically, I think that this is the events of the capital looked more like sedition. And if you look at, you know the interruption of lawmaking at the Capitol. Also, we check in on how vaccine distribution is going in Wisconsin. When you're looking at a process this complex, nobody expects it to go without wrinkles. And as Secretary of state, Mike Pompeo prepares to leave office, he's taking steps that may make his successor's job harder. No news Live from NPR news. I'm Jack Sphere. Acting the Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf is resigning effective tonight. NPR's Brian Naylor reports, Wolf will be replaced by the current head of FEMA. Senior DHS official tells NPR that Wolfe's resignation is effective at 11 P.m. Eastern, and that he'll be replaced by Pete Gainer of the current head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Wolf has served as acting DHS secretary for some 14 months and had said recently that he would stay on for the remainder of President Trump's term in office. Even though Trump had pulled his nomination to become permanent secretary. His resignation comes is Washington is ramping up security in advance of President elect Biden's inauguration next week. He becomes the third Cabinet secretary to resign his post following last week's storming of the U. S Capitol by a mob of pro Trump supporters. Brian Naylor. NPR news after introducing an article of impeachment against President Trump on the House floor today, lawmakers will return tomorrow to vote on the measure calling for Vice President Mike Pence to remove Trump from office within 24 hours. If that doesn't occur, Democrats say impeachment proceedings against Trump for his role in last week's violent insurrection at the Capitol will begin mid week. One time impeachment manager in California Congressman Adam Schiff, telling NPR getting Trump out is imperative he presents a real and present danger. As we saw on Wednesday. We don't want another violent attack on the capital. We don't want other Uh, decisions by this president that threaten the peaceful transition of power and so within our power, we can impeach the president, and I believe we should Democrats in the house say, Well, it's far from clear where the Senate will go along. It's important to send a message by voting to impeach the president. Democratic lawmakers are making a new push to end the federal capital punishment as NPR's Juana Summers reports the party's putting focus on the issue is Democrats were here to take unified control of Congress as well as the White House. Proposal from Illinois Senator Dick Durbin, the incoming chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Massachusetts representative Iona Presley would end capital punishment at the federal level. It also would require the re sentencing of all federal inmates currently on death row. In an exclusive joint interview with NPR, Durban, noted one of the long standing criticism of capital punishment and the United States the history of racial disparities. If we truly believe that all large mentor and black lives matter, and brown lives better, and the lives of poor people matter It is time for us to make sure that our system of justice reflects that. President elect Joe Biden has said that he wants to work with Congress to abolish the federal death penalty and would incentivize states to follow That example. Juana Summers. NPR news After last week's gains, stocks took head to start the new trading week The Dow was down 89 points. The NASDAQ fell 165 points today. This is NPR. Man, This is KCRW with your state and local headlines it for a forum. Larry Peral as you just heard on NPR. House Democrats today introduced a resolution to impeach President Trump for a second time. Charging him with an incitement of insurrection for his role in last week's violent riots at the U. S. Capitol. One of the people who introduced the resolution was Congressman Ted Loom, who represents a district that covers a wide swath of west L. A. He told CNN. The move is necessary. The only way we can unify our country is to hold All those accountable who Engaged in this attack, including the man who incited it, Donald Trump. Congress member Cori Bush is weighing a resolution to expel House members who voted to overturn election results. Lew agrees with it and notes incitement is a federal crime. Anyone who incites an insurrection should be investigated and prosecuted. No one is above the law, not the president and not members of Congress. The impeachment vote is supposed to happen this Wednesday. At least two Republican elected officials from Southern California are coming under fire for taking part in the pro Trump rally in Washington, D C last week that led up to that Capitol attack As KCRW's Terry Glaser reports, several 1000 people have signed petitions calling on them to resign. The Andrew Blade serves on the Placentia Yorba Linda Board of Education in Orange County. She went to D. C on what she describes as a girl's trip and attended the rally where President Trump pumped up supporters with false claims of election fraud and urged him to march on the U. S Capitol Blade says she and her friends made their way there but didn't take part in the attack or go inside the building. It's a similar story with Whittier City Council member Jessica Martinez, who attended the rally and tweeted that any Republicans who accepted Joe Biden's victory are quote traders. Critics say she failed to uphold her oath of office to protect the constitution and should be removed from the City Council. But would years mayor tells the L a times that under the city's charter, the only way that can happen is if Martinez resigns or is recalled. That is Kcrw's Terry Glacier reporting and a dozen Children who are participating in a sailing school had to be rescued after a large swell capsized. Several boats at the mouth of Santa Cruz Harbor about 20 people were knocked into the frigid, choppy water. But the large wave yesterday afternoon Santa Cruz Fire Department rescue teams and surfers help pull the Children to safety. No injuries were reported. 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