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White House Announces New COVID-19 Policy for International Travelers

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00:57 sec | 8 months ago

White House Announces New COVID-19 Policy for International Travelers

"The white house has announced fully vaccinated. International travelers will be able to visit the us starting in november. That's a significant policy shift. After months of corona virus related travel bans and pierce hammer keith reports. The rules will be different though for americans fully vaccinated international travelers. We'll have to present proof of vaccination and get tested before flying white house cova nineteen coordinator. Jeff zion says. They'll also need to provide a phone number and email for contact tracing. This new system allows us to implement strict protocols to prevent the spread of cova from masters find internationally united states are firing that deal for nationals. Travelling united states be fully vaccinated. It's based on public else for americans returning to the. Us vaccination won't be required but they will have to test before and after their flights. The new protocols will replace bans on travelers from china india. Europe and

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"There are some sentences you should never have to say This is one of them Yesterday's shooting was the deadliest in an elementary school since sandy hook a decade ago President Biden spoke last night As a nation we have to ask when in God's name are we going to stand up to the gun lobby I'm Michael hill it's morning edition from NPR and WNYC An 18 year old armed with several weapons killed 19 children in two adults a parent who lost her child in a mass shooting a decade ago talks about the despair and rage of watching it happen over and over again It's Wednesday May 25th two years ago today Minneapolis police murdered George Floyd The news is next Live from NPR news on corva Coleman authorities in Texas say in 18 year old man shot and killed 21 people yesterday at an elementary school in the town of Vivaldi most were children They believe he acted alone The gunman was shot and killed by law enforcement President Biden learned the news on Air Force One as he returned from a trip to Asia Biden is furious Why are we willing to live with this carnage Why don't we keep letting this happen We're in God's name is our backbone To have the courage to deal with it and stand up to the lobbies It's a time to turn this pain into action For every parent for every citizen in this country we have to make it clear to every elected fish in this country It's time to act the superintendent of the school district and ubaldi says classes are canceled for the rest of the school year Today is the second anniversary of the murder of George Floyd large crowds are expected in Minneapolis tonight where they will hold a candlelight vigil from Minnesota public radio Matt sepik reports Floyd's street corner memorial continues to draw visitors from across the country Dorothy priest or of boiling spring South Carolina stopped recently to reflect on the racial justice movement that Floyd's murder ignited and to pay her respects His heart.

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Pfizer, Biontech Say Vaccine Is Safe for Young Children

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00:10 sec | 8 months ago

Pfizer, Biontech Say Vaccine Is Safe for Young Children

"Says. It's data show that it's cove in nineteen vaccine is safe and effective for children aged five to eleven. It's asking the food and drug administration for review last

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00:40 min | 8 hrs ago

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"Are hundreds of thousands of people waiting here you know there are a couple of hundreds perhaps that are waiting and that they have been waiting for months and months It is pretty quiet here but after two years of title 42 closures and a lot of global upheaval there is a backlog of people seeking asylum on the southwestern border Yuma Arizona is one of the busiest places for migrant apprehensions right now in a state with a long history of polarizing immigration battles Mayor Douglas Nichols says when the Biden administration moved to drop title 42 it didn't have a clear plan for how to deal with the surge in humanitarian need He told member station KJ ZZ that small cities and towns could again be overwhelmed As we know watching immigration over the decades that when there's news that appears to open up a border there's large movements of people In nogales Arizona a frustrated Santa Cruz county sheriff David Hathaway says title 42 needs to end He says calling it a public health tool is dishonest It's just kind of saying a way to never adjudicate something like the Guantanamo Bay thing Let's stick people in there and then we never have to deal with them It's a way to never adjudicate the issue Title 42 are not there's no indication that desperate people will stop trying to illegally enter the U.S. For now Beth seda who's protesting is planning to stay here in sonora even though it's hard to find work or an affordable apartment She says it's too dangerous to hire a smuggler to cross this rugged desert but she doesn't fault those who do We are not a virus she says our government put us in this situation We're just desperate Kirk siegler NPR news nogales This.

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The 'Best in Television' Emmy Awards Have Been Announced

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The 'Best in Television' Emmy Awards Have Been Announced

"Emmy awards for the best in television have been handed out in los angeles. Net flicks is the crown won. Best drama and at flexes the queen's gambit one best limited series actor jason. Today is one best lead comedy actor for his role in the apple. Tv plus show ted lasso about family. The is about mentors and teachers. The shows about teammates. And i wouldn't be here without those three. The winner of the emmy for best actress in a comedy series was jean smart for her role in the hbo series hacks actor and choreographer debbie allen. Received the governor's award this for her distinguished career of that also includes

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"Morning edition from NPR news I'm Leila faldon And I'm Steven skeet good morning along the U.S. Mexico border protesters are speaking out after a federal judge blocked President Biden's attempt to end the imposition of title 42 That's a public health measure president Trump used to turn away asylum seekers when coronavirus cases were high and it is still U.S. policy NPR's Kirk siegler reports from nogales Mexico In nogales in the Mexican state of sonora a couple hundred migrants mostly women and young children are crowded into a small Plaza just a few hundred feet away from the U.S. port of entry Signs and Spanish in English read 500 days waiting and title.

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Gunman Opens Fire at Russian University Killing 8

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00:24 sec | 8 months ago

Gunman Opens Fire at Russian University Killing 8

"Shooting at a university in russia today has left at least eight people dead and a number of others wounded. The government says a rush. A gunman opened fire at perm state university in the city of perm. It's about seven hundred miles east of moscow russia's interior ministry says. The gunman is under arrest. Students and staff are said to have locked themselves in classrooms and other areas. When the shooting began

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"For less than a week Allison thanks so much Thank you That's NPR's Allison Aubrey It's morning edition from NPR news I'm Steve inskeep And I'm Leila faulted And I'm Michael hill marketplace morning report is next and then later in morning edition the Michigan elections bureau says 5 Republican candidates for governor of the state have been found in eligible to appear on the ballot because of the high number of fraudulent signatures on their nominating petitions The decision removes the two top GOP contenders and is a major shake up for the primary less than two months away We'll have more of that next hour Support for at least sunny and 50s Partly sunny and 57 now Mostly sunny and a high near 72 today And just to a brief program you know to share with you this morning in case you heard a messaging pointing to the one day pledge drive that we originally scheduled for today we have postponed the fundraiser for now because of the events in Texas and will share an update on that when we can As always we do say thank you for listening Support.

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The Trump Organization Is Back in Court to Fight Tax Fraud Charges in New York

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00:52 sec | 8 months ago

The Trump Organization Is Back in Court to Fight Tax Fraud Charges in New York

"Trump's longtime business partner. Alan weisselberg is back in court. Today he served as the trump corporation's chief financial officer and he is accused of fifteen year scheme to defraud taxpayers journalist. Andrea bernstein is covering the case for npr news. and she's online good morning joining. I guess you'd better remind us because there have been so many investigations of trump. Which of the various investigations is this. So this is the criminal indictment. That was unsealed back in july. And what's significant about this case is that despite thousands of civil lawsuits for donald trump or his business and to impeachment trials for the former president. This is the first time. The trump corporation has been charged with a crime. The same goes for alan weisselberg that she financial officer who's worked with the trump family for nearly half a century which is the entire span of donald trump's business career.

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"I don't believe that somebody is just born evil I believe that you know that's just the way that they turn because they get embittered to the world He says he thinks residents will need to love one another and set aside their differences to heal from the shooting in the days months and years ahead I'm Brian kirkpatrick in uvalde Several states held primary elections on Tuesday in Georgia incumbent Republican governor Brian Kemp won his race against a candidate supported by former president Donald Trump Camp will face Democrat Stacey Abrams in the fall Georgia Republican Secretary of State Brad raffensperger defeated three challengers including another candidate backed by Trump In Alabama Republican voters will need to hold a runoff election to pick a candidate for the U.S. Senate seat that will soon come open from Troy public radio Kyle gass at reports on the contenders Republican Katie Britt held on to a large lead over her contenders for the majority of the night getting the closest to 50% of the vote and almost avoiding a runoff Should Brit win the runoff in the election in the fall she would be the first female U.S. senator in Alabama's history Her runoff opponent is congressman mo Brooks who was originally backed by president Donald Trump Brooks later lost Trump's endorsement and still managed to come back landing second in Tuesday's polls Alabama's governor Kay ivey held on to the Republican nomination over 8 other contenders including a former ambassador in the Trump administration Ivy largely campaigned against president Joe Biden and his policies For NPR news I'm Kyle gassett in Montgomery You're listening to NPR news You're listening to WNYC at 6 O four Wednesday May 25th 56 and partly sunny out there this morning today mostly sunny and a high of 72 A trains are running with delays this morning NJ transit's main Bergen county line has delays as well The man accused of shooting and killing a subway passenger on Sunday awakes behind bars this morning The NYPD says officers arrested Andrew Abdullah at his office lawyers office yesterday they said Abdullah shot 48 year old Daniel enriquez in the chest as their train passed over the Manhattan bridge NYPD commissioner keyshawn soul condemns the shooting The murder of Daniel enriquez was every New Yorker's worst nightmare Records show the 25 year old suspect has had several run ins with police in recent years A federal judge is giving New York City's department of correction another two weeks to revise a plan to turn around conditions at Rikers Island WNYC Metcalf's reports An action plan originally presented to the court lacked metrics to show progress The federal monitor who oversees the troubled facility will now work with the city to determine how it can quickly make the gel safer for inmates and detainees stop rampant correction officer sick leave abuse and fill unmanned posts Existing laws and union contracts are a barrier to change the monitor said and Rikers remains unsafe for detainees and staff 5 people died there this year and investigators have found that staff fell to intervene to assist inmates in four of those cases Attorneys who represent inmates want the system taken over by the federal government and New York prosecutors say seeking such a takeover called the federal receivership is under consideration Adult survivors of sexual crimes in New York will soon be able to sue their attackers regardless of when the abuse took place The move comes after governor Kathy hochul signed the adult survivors act into law yesterday It will open a one year window during which survivors can file lawsuits that otherwise the statute of limitations would have prevented Drew Dixon was among those who joined the governor at the bell signing the former record company executive says the new law will help women who need time to process their trauma It took me 22 years before I was ready to speak publicly about what happened to me in the music industry Because trauma takes time Dixon told The New York Times in 2017 that hip hop mogul Russell Simmons sexually assaulted her in 1995 Simmons has denied the allegations Mostly sunny a high near 72 today and then cooling tonight down to 54 56 and partly cloudy at 6 O 7 Support for NPR comes from progressive progressive commercial insurance protects small businesses from retailers to tradespeople progressive covers a variety of business needs with a range of coverages more aggressive commercial dot com On the next all of it the most Tony Award nominated show of the year is a musical about a black gay man who is working as an usher at a Broadway show while also writing a musical about a black gay man while also battling his own intrusive thoughts The New York Times calls strange loop searing and soft hearted uproarious and disquieting We will speak with the musical's director and creator I'm Alison Stewart join me for all of it weekdays at noon on WNYC It's morning edition from NPR news I'm Steve inskeep And I'm leyla faulted President Biden has been talking about getting tougher gun laws for decades First as a senator then as vice president after the sandy hook school shooting ten years ago and more recently as president Last night he spoke again after you volti and said there's no reason that the U.S. should have so many mass shootings Other than a failure to stand up to gun makers Why Why are we willing to live with this carnage Why don't we keep letting this happen We're in God's name is our backbone We have the courage to deal with it and stand up to the lobbies But will this mass shooting change the deep set politics of gun control I spoke about the president's reaction with NPR White House correspondent Tamara Keith He started out by speaking about the pain that parents feel when they lose a child and he urged Americans to pray for the families and the young children who saw their classmates murdered But it did not take him long to express frustration that politically the issue of gun safety is stuck In the 90s when he was in the Senate Biden shepherded through two pieces of legislation including what was known as the assault weapons ban But that expired after ten years Last night he talked about how the number of mass shootings has only gone up since that band sunset After sandy hook in 2012 that shooting that left 20 small children and 6 school staff dead as vice president he led efforts to revive the assault weapons ban as well as to strengthen background checks But those measures and other efforts failed in Congress Yeah and this was an issue he ran on and not much has changed in a polarized Congress So what can the president do about it now He has already taken executive actions what he can do including rules to ban untraceable ghost guns More funding for violence intervention programs But big change doesn't come from executive orders It would take Congress to limit the types of guns that can be sold or expand background checks or put in red flag laws to keep guns out of the hands of someone who's a danger to themselves or others Last week after the mass shooting in Buffalo he said that it's going to be hard but he said he's not going to give up Last night he said it's time to act He said quote we can do so much more We have to do more But a reminder here Democrats only have the narrowest majorities in Congress Yeah and you mentioned buffalo which is less than two weeks ago another mass shooting This one so many young children were killed So does this moment this shooting in an era of one mass shooting after another change the politics at all You know after sandy hook people thought that could be the moment that would shake up politics but it didn't And there was a similar moment after the high school shooting in Parkland Florida which really mobilized young people to stand up and push for change Now the country is at another point where this question is being raised but the old talking points came back out with incredible speed A majority of Americans do support tougher gun laws There is a minority of people who intensely believe that such measures infringe on their constitutional rights And that group is highly motivated to vote on that single issue It's hard to see anything getting 60 votes in.

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Pilots Ejected From Military Plane Prior to Crash, Fire Officials Say

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00:18 sec | 8 months ago

Pilots Ejected From Military Plane Prior to Crash, Fire Officials Say

"A military training jet crashed in a neighborhood near fort worth texas. This morning officials say both pilots were injured. They had managed to inject before the plane crashed. Three homes were damaged but officials say no one was seriously injured on the ground. The plane was on a routine training

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Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Announces Run for Philippines President

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00:18 sec | 8 months ago

Boxing Superstar Manny Pacquiao Announces Run for Philippines President

"Star manny paki out. Says he'll run for the president of the philippines next year he was nominated today by faction within the ruling party. The forty two year old pack house serves in the philippines senate. I'm barbara klein npr news.

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Biden Administration Plans Expulsion of Haitian Migrants near Texas Border

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00:37 sec | 8 months ago

Biden Administration Plans Expulsion of Haitian Migrants near Texas Border

"New administration is facing pushback over. Its plan to move those haitian migrants who are camp beneath a bridge on the us side of the border with mexico near del. Rio texas carleen. Joseph is with the activist group. Haitian bridge alliance. People have literally been spending five months on a journey dying on the way on me to be met with extreme violence again. only to be deported. Back to the same you know a disaster to the earthquake zones that they have fled homeland. Security department has announced plans to remove the migrants deportation. Flights are expected to start today.

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Biden Administration Plans Expulsion of Haitian Migrants Near Texas Border

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Biden Administration Plans Expulsion of Haitian Migrants Near Texas Border

"Us government is sending hundreds more agents to the border in del rio texas to process thousands of migrants seeking entry to the us after crossing the border from mexico. Officials say the border is not open and the migrants will return to haiti and other places.

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria’s Longest-Serving President, Dies at 84

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00:18 sec | 8 months ago

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Algeria’s Longest-Serving President, Dies at 84

"Beginning a three day mourning period over the death of former president abdelaziz buddha florida. He was eighty four years. Old bouteflika's twenty year long rule was riddled with corruption. But he's being honored for his role in algeria's war for independence from france. I'm

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California Wildfires Burn Into Groves of Giant Sequoia Trees

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00:47 sec | 8 months ago

California Wildfires Burn Into Groves of Giant Sequoia Trees

"In california. Wildfires are burning deep into sequoia national park where services and facilities are now closed. Extra steps are being taken to protect the giant forest of grove containing thousands of the gigantic ancient sequoias including the world's largest the general sherman. Fire information officer mark garrett says the trees are typically resistant to flames. But they've also been under other pressures. They're very resilient but with our recent drought tree mortality in the sierra nevada. Maybe two hundred million dead trees. That's putting extra stress on these trees to the k. n. p. complex fire expanded overnight and crews are battling the blazes amid extremely dry

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No Injuries as 4.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles

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00:15 sec | 8 months ago

No Injuries as 4.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles

"Mild earthquake shook los angeles friday night the us geological survey put its magnitude four point three and said it was centered about twenty miles southeast of downtown los angeles there no reports of major damage or injuries. This is npr

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3 Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth From Budding Space Station

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3 Chinese Astronauts Return to Earth From Budding Space Station

"Have returned safely to earth. After spending ninety days in space they lived aboard the first portion of a space station. China is building on its own. China was excluded from the construction of the international space station. The us objected to the chinese military secrecy and military backing space efforts. I'm korva

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FDA Panel Is First Key Test for Biden COVID-19 Booster Plan

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00:54 sec | 8 months ago

FDA Panel Is First Key Test for Biden COVID-19 Booster Plan

"The food and drug administration is meeting today to review pfizer's request for third dose of its covert nineteen vaccine. Npr's windsor johnston reports some health. Experts have questioned whether a booster shot is necessary at this point a key. Fda advisory panel convenes today to discuss. Whether there's enough proof that a booster dose of the cova vaccine developed by pfizer is safe and effective citing data from recent studies. Pfizer argues that. Yo protection against severe disease is holding strong in the united states immunity against milder infection. Wayne somewhere around six to eight months after the second dose. The pharmaceutical company also says those. Antibodies appear strong enough to protect people against the highly contagious delta variant. If the fda decides to recommend the boosters the cdc will then have to decide who should get the additional doses windsor johnston

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Putin: Dozens in Inner Circle Infected With Coronavirus

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Putin: Dozens in Inner Circle Infected With Coronavirus

"Week. The kremlin says russian president vladimir putin would quarantine himself because he'd been exposed to covert nineteen by one or two members of his inner circle. Now the russian leader says he'll spend a few days doing that because dozens of his people in his entourage have fallen ill. Despite vaccinations putin appeared healthy and a teleconference today with leaders from tajikistan the kremlin insists. He's tested negative for the corona

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France Says Head of Islamic State in Sahara Has Been Killed

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France Says Head of Islamic State in Sahara Has Been Killed

"Forces have killed the top islamic state leader in the suhel region of northern africa. Npr's ada peralta reports. The us had put a five million dollar bounty on his head. French president d'amato macron did not say how when or where none abu walid rally was killed but he called it a quote major success. In france's war on terror said we was once a separatist leader in the western sahara but he moved south to in asia where where he became aligned with al qaeda in two thousand fifteen said i. We pledge allegiance to the islamic state in iraq and syria and in two thousand seventeen. He claimed responsibility for an ambush in asia. That left four american soldiers dead the us designated him a global terrorist and offered a five million dollar reward for his capture. It brought up

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Nicholas Slams Hard-Hit Louisiana

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Nicholas Slams Hard-Hit Louisiana

"Tropical. Depression nicholas continues to pour heavy rain on large parts of the south. The national weather service has flood warnings and watches posted from east texas to the florida. Panhandle rain is falling as far north as georgia forecasters warn. It's coming in areas that were devastated by hurricane ida.

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North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles as Arms Rivalry Mounts

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North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles as Arms Rivalry Mounts

"South korea test launched ballistic missiles within hours of each other today. npr's anthony kyun reports from seoul. The launches underscore a growing arms race between the rival states. South korea's joint chiefs of staff says the north's missiles flew eastward nearly five hundred miles before landing in the sea not long after south. Korea launched. Its first ballistic. Missile from a submarine sold denied. It's test time to retaliate. For the north's the us military's indo pacific command said the north's launch posed no immediate threat to the us or its allies. Npr's anthony kuhn reporting on wall street.

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"Live from npr news. I'm lakshmi singh. President biden will address the nation. This afternoon about the end of military operations in afghanistan as npr's frank ordonio reports biden is expected to defend his decision not to extend the mission for the first time in nearly twenty years. There are no. us troops in afghanistan soon. After the pentagon announced the last military plane had departed. Kabul president biden released a statement thanking his commanders and the us servicemembers for their work carrying out the dangerous evacuation. This afternoon biden is expected to speak about turning to a new chapter in afghanistan shifting from a military mission to a diplomatic one. He said he would offer a lengthier explanation on why did not extend the mission past the august thirty first deadline there are still americans who are unable to evacuate but officials say they're continuing efforts to get them out franko or donas. Npr news the white house. The lights could be coming back on and more homes and businesses in new orleans and the next day or so. The group president of utility operations for energy tells cnbc that expects to bring transmission lines damage after hurricane ida struck sunday back in operation but for some places it could still be weeks before powers restored in lellouche perish. Were item made landfall. The head of portfolio shot chat shash oil sands. It's it'll be a long road there. There is no electricity. They will not be electricity for a long time and in our area in our community. We have no running water. So that's that's really key at. This point is you know all the folks at our and our Local water district are trying to get our water system back up and running. Four deaths in louisiana and.

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"Foot storm surge and nearly two feet of rain in some areas. This will be a life altering storm for those who are prepared and ready to take a what. I'd is gonna throw at us later this weekend. Parts of louisiana are still recovering from a record five tropical landfall slash chair debbie elliott. Npr news the us intelligence community says it's examined all available evidence on the origins of cove nineteen and cannot determine how the virus began to spread. Npr's greg myrie reports president biden gave the intelligence community three months to try to reach a definitive conclusion on whether covert nineteen spread naturally from infected animals or whether it escape from a chinese lab and wuhan the conclusion the intelligence agency. Still don't know the report which was given to biden on tuesday says the agency's believed both. Hypotheses are plausible and there are differences of opinion in the two page public report. The agency say they are quote unable to provide a more definitive explanation unless new information allows them to determine the specific. Pathway greg mary. Npr news washington. You're listening to npr. News spacex is preparing to launch saturday. Forty eight hundred pounds of supplies and science experiment hardware to the international space station. Brendan byrne from member station. W. m. f. e. reports the go dragon council launch on spacex falcon nine rocket along with supplies and fresh food for the crew. The caps was carrying hardware to support science experiments. Like looking at how plants grow in space. It's also carrying three tiny satellites called cubesats built by university students in illinois massachusetts in puerto rico. Once they arrive astronauts will launch the tissue box. I satellites into orbit once launched. We'll take about twenty four hours for the crew dragon to catch up with the station. And doc the capsule will spend about one month attached to the station before returning to earth washing down off the coast of florida for npr news. I'm brendan byrne in orlando california. Parole board friday granted parole serhan serhan convicted of the nineteen sixty eight murder of presidential candidate. Robert kennedy the parole board's legal staff has one hundred twenty days to finalize the decision and then the california governor has thirty days to reverse it or let it stand. Kennedy's children released a statement that they're shocked by the decision and adamantly opposed homes. Parole the gun. That killed wild west outlaw billy. The kid in eighteen eighty one was sold for more than six million dollars at an auction. Los angeles friday. This is more than double the pre-sale estimate and is believed to be a world record for any firearm. The buyer wished to remain anonymous. I'm nora raum npr news..

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"I'm janine herbst. The supreme court today issued an order they could force the biden administration to reinstate a controversial trump era immigrant program that forced asylum seekers to wait in mexican border cities as npr's john burnett reports. The court refused to block a ruling from texas. Judge that said president biden had unlawfully cancelled the program known as remain in mexico. The high court in a brief unsigned order told the biden white house that it cannot rescind the twenty nine thousand nine program that was harshly criticized by human rights groups. The program forced tens of thousands of migrants to wait in mexican cities like matamoros in tijuana where they lived in squalid tent camps and were preyed on by extortionists. The court cited a decision last year. That faulted the trump administration for arbitrarily and capriciously canceling daca. The program that protects migrants brought here illegally as children biden had sought an emergency. Stay from the court. With today's ruling the administration must now argue. Its case in front of a federal appeals court john burnett. Npr news president biden says the us has evacuated more than seventy thousand people from afghanistan. And he's hoping to be able to wrap up this operation by next week. This despite concerns of there are still thousands of afghans who fear for their lives under taliban rule. Npr's michelle kellerman reports biden's as the taliban have taken steps though that the us and its partners can get their people out but he calls it a tenuous situation and he hopes to finish it by next week the sooner we can finish the better each day of operations brings at restore troops state department says more than four thousand americans have been evacuated though. It's not clear how many are still trying to leave. Officials say they've been reaching out directly to americans to guide them through the airport gates. A taliban spokesman says the us must stick to it self imposed deadline. Michelle kellerman npr news. The state department. The house voted today to advance. A critical piece of president biden sweeping economic agenda. Npr's windsor johnston reports. The chamber narrowly approved a three and a half trillion dollar budget resolution. Setting the stage for new spending for childcare education and measures to curb climate. Change the vote to move ahead with. The budget resolution will allow house democrats to begin. Crafting the details of the spending plan. It also green lights the final passage of a roughly one trillion dollar bipartisan infrastructure. Bill that cleared the senate earlier this month in a statement house speaker. Nancy pelosi says she's committed to passing the infrastructure bill by september twenty seventh and would rally her caucus to support it and furious windsor. Johnston asian markets are trading higher at this hour the nikkei in japan up about three tenths of a percent the hang seng in hong kong up eight tenths of a percent. You're listening to npr news. The house voted tonight along party. Lines to approve new legislation aimed at strengthening landmark civil rights era voting rights this in response to a wave of restrictive new election laws from republican controlled state legislatures. The bill named for the late georgia congressman and civil rights leader. John lewis who died last year supporters. Say it would make it more difficult for states to restrict future voting access but senate republicans say it infringes on states rights. Today marks the two year anniversary of the death of elijah. Mclean colorado man. Whose story was prominently featured during last. Summer's protests against police brutality. Colorado public radio's alison sherry has. More mclane was a black massage therapist. Who was detained by police. In two thousand nineteen. He was not suspected of a crime but was put into choke holds and given a powerful sedative by paramedics. He died a few days later at a hospital. His mother shannon mclean worked to pass a sweeping police reform law the next year in the state legislature which included a ban on choke holds. It was emotional. Because i was told that they weren't able to pass that bill before elijah's murderer and i think to myself if that bill had a pass before largest murder still be here. Several local state and federal investigations into mclean's staff are continuing for npr news. I'm alison sherry in denver. All street was higher by the closing bell. us futures contracts are trading flat. I'm janine herbst npr news..

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"Live from npr news. I'm lakshmi singh the. Us is preparing to rollout cove. Nineteen booster shots initially for those who got the two dose pfizer or maderno. Vaccine's starts next month but the plans drawing protests from the world health organization. Npr's michelina cliff explains in september. The us plans to start offering a third cove in eighteen. Shot for fully immunized people even though they are still protected against hospitalization. Dr michael ryan the w joe says these shots should i go to people around the world who are at high risk of death and have received no vaccine at all. We think about this. In terms of an analogy there were pending handouts extra lifejackets. Two people already have life jackets or we're leaving other people to drown without a single life jacket to stop the emergence of new variants ryan says the world needs to focus on immunizing. The billions of people who still aren't protected. Mike lean do cliff. Npr news democratic senator. Mark warner says he plans on looking into failure surrounding the taliban takeover of afghanistan. The chair of the senate intelligence committee says the twenty year war wandered from its original goal. Then pave your of member station. Vpn has more from richmond. Senator warner says he supports president binds decision to withdraw troops. It still begs. The bigger question is why we weren't better prepared for this. Catastrophic event warner says the senate intelligence committee will look into that question. And i'm with the war. Accomplished wonder says it was about quote sorting out the people who attacked the us on nine eleven and then the war. Want our attention focused on iraq warner says his more. Immediate priority is evacuating us personnel and afghans. Who aided the war effort. The pentagon says it hopes to airlift up to nine thousand people a day from kabul for npr news. I'm ben pave. you're in richmond. In haiti hospitals are crowded with people injured from the seven point. Two magnitude earthquake. That struck on saturday. Jason bogan is at one hospital in loci here at the hospital. Inmaculada concepcion.

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"Been sleeping outside out of fear that they're building may collapse or because their buildings had already fallen to the ground in the seven point two magnitude quake that hit on saturday. Npr's jason mobile near the southern haitian city of loci the by administration could recommend couvert nineteen booster shots for fully immunized americans. Possibly as soon as this week. This is awaiting approval from the food and drug administration internal administration discussions suggest. The booster could be administered. Eight months after a person second vaccine does it would be intended to help protect against the delta variant. You're listening to. Npr news tropical depression. Fred is surging north across central georgia. It made landfall yesterday on the florida. Panhandle the storm is moving up into kentucky and virginia and will reach the other mid atlantic states by tomorrow. The national weather service warning the storm will bring flash flooding the massive dixie fire continues to grow in northern california. It's already burned more than nine hundred square miles from member station k. Q. e. d. keith gucci reports forecasters have issued a red flag warning. That runs through late tuesday night as they expect. Steady winds and low humidity across the burn area. Jay luster is an incident commander for the dixie. Fire expect chaos. Today you've heard a lot of factors with the weather. The fuels the complicated situation. Pacific gas and electric is also warning thousands of customers in northern california that they could have their power shut off tuesday night in an effort to prevent its equipment from igniting a wildfire thousands of people remain under a mandatory evacuation order and hundreds of homes have been destroyed for npr news. I'm keith mizuguchi in san francisco prosecutors in minnesota are asking a state judge to reject a request by group of media organizations to unseal the names of the jurors in the derek. Chauvet trial judge peter. Kale had previously ordered that the jurors identities remain secret. That for at least one hundred eighty days after show was convicted last april of murdering george floyd last year. I'm korva coleman. Npr news from washington. This message comes from. Npr sponsor capital. one capital. One auto navigator can help you find.

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"Of the country flights were temporarily suspended. they have been resumed. The taliban have said that women will have rights under their regime. Today on one of afghanistan's main news outlets female news anchors were allowed to appear on screen they had been off air since the taliban entered kabul but human rights activist and nobel peace prize winner malala yousafzai says afghan women and girls are doubtful and deeply worried about the safety Prediction that it about the excess to behave under these seen news reports that many have been sent back from university. She spoke to bbc newsnight. Secretary of state. Antony blinken spoke with china's foreign minister about the afghan situation today npr's emily fang reports china's been concerned and has tried to build its relationship with the taliban chinese minister wong criticized the us on the call telling blinken. The failure to achieve victory through military means deserved quote serious reflection and one cast of the us for delisting e. T. im as a terrorist organization. China believes atm's a terrorist network staff by leaguers and minority. That has long face discrimination. And now detention in china. China fears with the us gone in the region. Afghanistan could become a breeding ground for weaker separatist fighters last month. One officially welcomed a taliban delegation to china. Asking them to forbid from operating in afghanistan and to leave chinese interests. Untouched am fang. Npr news beijing. The by new administration could recommend kovic. Nineteen booster shots for fully vaccinated americans. Npr's jacqueline diaz reports. The recommendation could come as early as this week. Americans fully vaccinated from cove in nineteen could soon be lining up for third shot. The white house is expected to make recommendations for cova. Booster shots this week. That's according to sources familiar with internal talks in the administration. A booster shot is expected to be recommended. Eight months after a person's last vaccine does it's intended to protect against the highly contagious delta variant. It would also fight against the loss ineffectiveness of the current vaccines. This is all pending. Fda approval but if approved boosters could be available as early as september. This news comes a few days after the. Cdc's said people with a week. Immunity can get a third shop. Jacqueline divas. Npr news. You're listening to npr news from washington. The federal bureau of reclamation announced monday that water cuts for central. Arizona will take effect starting next year from member station cage as easy in phoenix ron duggan reports. Some users will be hit harder than others. The central arizona project was created to transport water from the colorado river to the state's interior. The supplies based on the water levels of lake powell lake mead but water levels in both reservoirs recently dropped a historic lows amid conditions driven in part by climate change that means now county. Farmers will lose much of their cap water sir. Reporters with the morrison institute a think. Tank that analyzes public policy. This has been something that has been foreseen. And there's been a great deal of planning and deal making around this pinal county. Farmers are expected to switch to groundwater to make up for the lack of cap water for npr news. I'm ron duncan and phoenix tropical depression. Fred is storming across central.

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"Org live from npr news. I'm nora raum. Afghan officials say taliban fighters. Now hold all the border crossings. In the country leaving the kabul airport the only way out the afghan capital is encircled by the insurgents. So are now beginning to enter the outskirts of the city. President biden is sending more troops to kabul to help with the evacuation of americans and us allies. Npr's frank o. r. donas reports. The president's actions came as taliban captured mazaar-i-sharif the country's fourth largest city the taliban already controls two-thirds of the country president biden warn the taliban in a statement that any actions that put us personnel at risk would be met with a swift and strong us military response. But barring man he also made clear that the united states will not be returning to war with the taliban. Critics have blamed biden for the taliban resurgence and damaging us credibility in the world but biden is doubling down. He says the trump administration's deal with the taliban left him with few options while arguing that a continued military presence in the region would not have made a difference after twenty years of conflict in the country. Franko or donas. Npr news rescue efforts are underway in southwestern haiti after a seven point two earthquake struck yesterday. Officials say at least three hundred. Four people died prime minister justin trudeau says candidate. Stands ready to provide aid to haiti. Dan carpenter reports. Judo said canadians. Hearts go out to those who lost loved ones and those who have been injured adding that ottawa will provide assistance anyway. It can in the aftermath of the devastating quake in two thousand and ten. Canada sent one and a half billion dollars in aid foreign affairs minister. Marc garneau also offered consular assistance to any canadians. In haiti there is a large. Haitian community in montreal. At a news conference leaders there said they would create a crisis unit and encouraged people to donate money through the red cross doctors of the world and doctors without borders. A group say haiti is once again faced with a massive humanitarian disaster and called for a quick response for npr news. I'm dan carpenter in toronto. Virginia's governor has announced a mask. Mandate for all indoor school settings after balking at the suggestion earlier jad khalil of member station w. e. t. f. reports vague legal warnings from governor out north and were enough to get some school districts to issue mass requirements but wednesday night. A district. north of richmond voted. That parents would decide whether their children would wear masks. The new order by the state health commissioner requires people to an older to wear masks inside schools. There are several exceptions like while eating or drinking or playing instruments. One school district that opened earlier as reporting dozens of cove in nineteen cases among students and staff just over forty percent of children. Twelve to fifteen years old are vaccinated in virginia for npr news. I'm glad khalil enrichment this is npr. News the dixie. Fire continues to grow in northern california. It's burned more than five hundred forty thousand acres since it began a month ago. An area the size of tokyo officials say it's threatening to towns not far from where it destroyed much of the historic town of greeneville more than a thousand structures were destroyed. At least fifty. Five people have been killed in floods and mudslides in northern turkey over the past three days after record rainfall along the country's black sea coast during boost karen reports videos of the devastation. Show streets piled with cars washed out bridges and apartment buildings collapsing into riverbeds residents say. They didn't have adequate warning or enough time to get out of harm's way. Turkeys disaster agency has dispatched thousands of rescue workers. At least twenty. Two hundred people have been evacuated. Many are being held in student. Dorms turkish president egypt type air to one attended a funeral for some of the victims friday. The flooding comes as wildfires burned through southern turkey on saturday. A firefighting plane crashed killing all eight people onboard for npr news. I'm davis karen. Inaugura of fuel tanker truck exploded in northern lebanon today. The lebanese red cross says twenty people were killed and at least seventy nine others were injured. The explosion comes as lebanon is facing severe fuel shortage. That's been blamed on hoarding. And on smuggling to syria where fuel prices are higher than in lebanon. I'm nora raum npr news..

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"Live from npr news. I'm janine herbst. The taliban captured another one of afghanistan's largest cities and are also closing in on the capital of kabul is npr's greg myrie reports afghan government. Control is rapidly shrinking. The taliban's latest battlefield prize is the important northern city of mazari sharif. This means the militant group now controls virtually all of northern southern and western afghanistan president ashraf ghandi's government still holds kabul and other parts of eastern afghanistan but the associated press reported that taliban forces had advanced to within ten miles of the capital. Ghani read a brief recorded message on national television. Saying he was working to stabilize the country but his government in the military have shown no sign that they are capable of halting the taliban onslaught gregory. Npr news haitian authorities say more than three hundred people are dead. Eighteen hundred injured after a magnitude seven point. Two earthquake struck some eighty miles. West of the capital of puerto prints. This morning president biden sent his condolences and authorized an immediate. Us response to help. Assess the damage and assist in the recovery efforts. Asian-american groups say they are being flooded with calls for help. Marlene best yen is executive director of the family action network in south florida. Most of the damage. i've been failed in the south even though some people in for prince I've to that this felt the tremors. Haiti's president was assassinated more than a month ago and now a tropical storm is expected to impact the country the poorest in the western hemisphere the corona virus is rampaging through texas with more infections and more hospitalizations. But as npr's john burnett reports texas governor. Greg abbott is defending his order. That no school district may impose a mask mandate for students governor. Abbott is in a standoff with some of the state's largest school districts. Houston dallas fort worth austin and san antonio in defiance of the governor. They're acquiring all students to mask up when they returned to school. This month last week there was a welter of local lawsuits challenging abbott. Statewide order. that says no governmental entity may force masking. Many of them have been successful so now. The governor has asked the state supreme court to bring the local school officials in line. Many other school districts leery of running afoul of abbott have made masks optional while abbott fights mandatory masking texas. Icu's are filling up with unvaccinated. Kobe nineteen patients with some hospitals erecting. Triage tents in parking. Lots john burnett. Npr news austin. Meanwhile president biden called school district superintendents in florida and arizona. Praising them for doing the right thing after their respective boards implemented max requirements in defiance of the republican governors amid the growing. Virus this is. Npr heavily used interstate. West of denver damaged by follow from extreme weather reopened this morning. After being closed for weeks nathaniel minor of colorado. Public radio has more.

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"Abc's this week. Pelosi says she had to add members since republican. Kevin mccarthy won't appoint any. I wanted to point two. Three three of them members that leader mccarthy suggested but he withdrew their names. The two that i would not appoint people who would jeopardize the integrity of the investigation. The committee is to hold. Its first hearing on tuesday the top infectious disease expert in the country. Dr anthony foul. She says that immune compromised americans may need a covert nineteen vaccination booster shot as the delta variant is increasing cova cases in the us in an interview on cnn found. She also said that health officials are considering whether to revise their face mask. Guidance now says that coverings are not necessary for people who are fully vaccinated. The sharpest increases are in states with low vaccination rates on her way back from the tokyo olympics. First lady jill biden made it stop in hawaii. Npr's giles snyder reports on her visit to a clinic. First lady jill biden tour vaccine clinic and a high school in waipa who saying the krona virus has more contagious in ever. So i'm here to ask everyone listening right now to choose to get vaccinated biden toured the clinic with hawaii governor david e gay as infection rates driven by the don'the variant rise wyan elsewhere around the country especially in areas with low vaccination rates including florida taxes missouri. Over the weekend. The cdc said there has been an uptick in the number of doses administered some seven hundred eighty thousand within a twenty four hour period. However that still below the peak reported in early. April trial snyder. Npr news british officials grappling with how to deal what they're calling the country's ping democ vicki barker reports from london. What does prime minister. Boris johnson have in common with tens of thousands of british garbage collectors. Supermarket workers and truck drivers all have been paying by the covert notification app informing them. They've been in contact with someone who's tested positive should now self isolate for ten days. Though result. an estimated seventeen percent of police officers are now off duty and fears of food. Shortages are growing with critics charging the ping democ may prove more disruptive than the pandemic itself. British officials will meet monday to discuss expanding the number of job descriptions eligible to replace self isolation with daily workplace testing for npr news. I'm vicki barker in london and you are listening to npr news. The president of tunisia dismissed the government and froze the parliament sunday. After widespread protests. Over the government's handling of the corona virus pandemic protesters were jubilant with thousands of people crowding the streets to celebrate despite pandemic restrictions. Critics of president kai saieed say that his actions are shift away from democracy and a return to the autocratic rule of the past robert moses. A lifelong teacher and civil rights champion died sunday at the age of eighty six. Npr's dustin jones reports in nineteen sixty four moses worked as the director of the freedom summer project. The goal secure the rights for black voters in mississippi more than one thousand protesters were arrested. Many from were beaten and at least seven people were killed as well. Within sixty black homes businesses and churches were bombed or burnt to the ground however freedom summer contributed to the signing of the civil rights act of nineteen sixty four and the voting rights. Act one year later. Most also is a lifelong teacher and educator believing in the importance of math. He founded the algebra project in the nineteen eighties for more than thirty years. Moses worked to help struggling students with high school level math illiteracy the cause of his death has yet to be released. Doesn't jones npr news. Firefighters are battling a major wildfire in northern california. That's burn more than one hundred. Ninety thousand acres. Several communities are being evacuated. It's one of than eighty five large wildfires in the us most in the west. I'm nora raum npr news..

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"Live from npr news. I'm nora raum. Rescue crews in. Germany and belgium are searching for survivors and victims of deadly flooding triggered by record rainfall. More than one hundred sixty people are dead. The bbc's jenny hill reports from a district in germany. In all vajna everything and everyone is covered in thick sticky mutt. Ninety people have been confirmed dead in this district alone when you walked the center of town pasta engines and mounds of dutch in furniture. You can see why the main bridge is in ruins broken by the force of the floods even as we watched part of the bank broke off and slid into the fast-flowing river. Many people still unaccounted for and emergency workers using amphibious vehicles. Continue the search and rescue though. It's fit that is fast becoming a recovery operation. Only the bbc's jenny hill the health secretary in the united kingdom who's leading the country's corona virus response tested positive today. Npr's amy held reports saji. Javid says he took a rapid test. After feeling groggy. It came back positive in the past week. Three hundred thousand people have also tested positive in the uk. That's up a forty percent from the week before the highly contagious delta strain makes up almost all new cases but starting monday face masking social distancing and crowd limit requirements are set to be lifted. Javid has said. Vaccinations will help create a protective wall. As the country reopens though around. A third of uk adults are not fully vaccinated. Javid says they should not hesitate. If you have had your jobs yet. Please get out there and get them as soon as you can. The health secretary himself has had both astrazeneca shots and says so far his covert nineteen symptoms are mild amy held. Npr news officials at ford hood. Say they're investigating after more than one hundred night-vision devices went missing. Npr's rachel tradesman has more popular facebook. Page that posts about army culture shared the news of the missing equipment earlier this week. Details about the brand value of the devices are not known but commercially available. Night-vision goggles range in price from several hundred to several thousand dollars. A spokesperson says the missing equipment has no immediate impact on unit readiness. It's not the first time in recent memory that such devices have disappeared. A former soldier at north carolina's fort bragg was charged in two thousand nineteen with stealing millions of dollars of equipment including forty three night vision. Goggles officials are asking anyone with information to call the fort hood crime tips. Line rachel tradesman. Npr news shots rang out in washington tonight outside the baseball park during a game. With the san diego. Padres sending fans running dc. Police say two people were shot. No details were provided. They say it appears the danger is over. The game was suspended in the sixth inning. You're listening to npr news. Meteorologists are warning of critically dangerous. A fire conditions at least through monday in california and oregon the largest wildfire. Now burning in the us is in southern oregon. The bootleg fire keeps growing as it burns through bone dry forests. It's now four hundred thirty nine square miles more than one hundred square miles larger than the area of new york city. A female director has won the top prize at the cannes film festival. Which ramped up tonight on the french riviera. Npr's eleanor beardsley. Reports visibly moved wrench director. Julia you cool no accepted the pound door teton and odyssey about a serial killer. She's only the second woman to take the top prize since jane campion one for the piano. Twenty eight years ago. The film that won the palm doors to town raise. In a moment of confusion jury president spike lee jumped the gun when he announced the pound door winter. Too soon in the awards ceremony can is the first major film festival to be held sense. The pandemic began this year. It had smaller crowds and mandated mask-wearing in theaters. Eleanor beardsley impair news. Paris thousands of people rallied in the streets of havana today. This time in support of the cuban government. The event was organized in response to last sunday's demonstrations against the government thousands turned out to protest food and medicine shortages and power outages. I'm nora raum npr news..

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"Road's flooded. Several villages in the region are no longer accessible and with more continuous downpour. Expected today and tomorrow the army is being deployed to help with rescue efforts as nicholson reporting from berlin the taliban say they have overrun a border crossing with pakistan. Npr's diaa hadid reports. It's one of the most important crossings for personal and commercial travel across the border between afghanistan and pakistan. The taliban released video showing one of its fighters standing before an entry point to the spin boldak crossing a local resident told npr that afghan officials appear to a fled across the border in pakistan. One resident uploaded footage of taliban loyalists waving the black and white insurgent flag and cheering as the news. Filtered in pakistani officials confirmed they shuttered their side of the crossing over the past few weeks taliban have been overrunning parts of afghanistan. That focused on border crossings. They want to choke the afghan government economically sees their revenue and force regional countries to deal with the insurgent group. D hadeed npr news. The dow jones industrial average is down seventy three points since the open at thirty four thousand. Eight hundred sixty this is. Npr news in turkey. People are marking the fifth anniversary of an attempted. Coup d'etat by elements of the turkish military. The attempted coup left about two hundred fifty people dead. Npr's peter kenyon reports a crackdown against president reggie type air to one's enemies continues in remarks last week aired one remember those who heeded his call for a massive public uprising against armed soldiers tanks and fighter jets on the night of july fifteenth 2016 whereas he leyla on this occasion. He said i wish god's mercy on our security forces soldiers citizens and friends who were martyred on july fifteenth five years on rights groups say ongoing purges carried out under a state of emergency have led to the sacking of more than one hundred thousand people in academia the judiciary the military and in the media. Peter kenyon npr news. Istanbul the latest effort to form a new. Lebanese government has collapsed. Prime minister designate. Saad hariri emerged from his meeting. Today with president michel a wound and announced he would resign citing quote key differences. The latest development adds to widespread worries about the lebanese leadership's ability to regroup and steer the country out of a deepening economic crisis. Back in the us and number of americans applying for unemployment insurance as reportedly reached its lowest level since the start of the pandemic last year. The labor department reporting that unemployment claims fell by twenty six thousand last week to three hundred. Sixty thousand the dow is off nearly eighty points. You're listening to npr news..

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"Live from npr news in washington. I'm jack speer. Democrats in congress are continuing to press for an update to the landmark nineteen sixty five voting rights act. Npr's carrie johnson reports the push follows the supreme court ruling this month. That makes it harder for civil rights advocates to sue connecticut. Senator richard blumenthal says the court's recent six to three decision involving arizona. Voting laws is wrong in partisan bring court has methodically undermine all the tools congress crafted in the voting rights. Act to fight against discrimination in voting. The senate judiciary committee is hearing from. Experts about the fallout from the high court decision at a time when a number of republican led states are passing new voting restrictions. Texas republican senator. Ted cruz says democrats are using inflammatory rhetoric to scare people about their right to vote. President joe biden is urging congress to act but democrats lacked the votes in the senate to overcome. Gop filibuster carrie. Johnson npr news washington a wildfire burning. Near the oregon. California border has grown quickly over the past week and is now threatening thousands of structures from jefferson public. Radio arab newman has the story. The bootleg fire has been burning in a rural area of south central oregon for just over a week as of wednesday. It was the largest single fire in the country covering about three hundred square miles extremely dry conditions and hot weather complicating efforts to battle the blaze. Several times in recent days crews have had to retreat for safety. The oregon national guard arrived at the firebase in chile. Quinn oregon this week to help residents. In the fire's path have been evacuated. And at least seven homes have been destroyed. Two thousand more structures are currently threatened. Fire officials estimate the bootleg fire will continue burning for weeks for npr news. I'm eric newman. In southern oregon. The biggest banks in the uso reporting higher profits as the economy rebounds. But as npr's david gura reports low interest rates have weighed on several of them bank of america and wells fargo said this week their profits went up in the last quarter as the us emerges from the pandemic the big banks put billions of dollars in reserve when covert nineteen started to spread just in case they needed to cover losses but as the economy has improved. They've started to reallocate that money. Meanwhile a booming market for deals and companies going public has led to higher profits at goldman sachs and j p morgan which do a lot of investment banking. But it's not all good news. Low interest rates are making it harder for banks to make as much money off of loans david gura. Npr news new york the federal reserve in its latest region-by-region snapshots says it found some strengthening the economy and late main early june. That's despite supply. Chain bottlenecks fed saturday reports of strong price hikes. Though in seven of the twelve regions of the country are the fed maintains member banks on wall street. The dow was up. Forty four points you're listening to. Npr news in washington even as rising vaccination rates around the world have been helping to bring down cove nineteen deaths it looks like the spread of a new variant is causing those global numbers to go back up again. A setback that in some countries is triggering another round of restrictions the world health organization reports global cove. Nineteen deaths climb last week after nine. Straight weeks of decline recording fifty five thousand deaths such a three percent rise from the previous week an experimental device that transforms thoughts into words is allowing a man with paralysis to communicate in full sentences again. Npr's john hamilton has more on a studied. In new england journal of medicine the device decode signals in the brain that once controlled the man's vocal tract so when he tries to utter a word word appears almost instantly on a computer screen so far the system is limited to fifty common words and remains much slower than natural speech. But dr eddie chiang neurosurgeon at uc. San francisco's says the ability to detect entire words in the brain is a big success. This tells us that it's possible. I think there's a huge runway to make this better over time. Chang says the goal is to create a device that will restore easy communication to people who are paralyzed and can no longer speak john hamilton. Npr news if you're hoping to travel abroad this summer and need to either get your passport renewed or get a new one. You could be facing problems. That's because according to the state department the current wait for a passport is now between twelve and eighteen weeks. That can be true. Even if you expedite the process officials are blaming ripple effects from the corona virus pandemic caused major disruptions of the process of issuance facilities and overseas embassies and consulates. This is npr..

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"Separately north miami beach officials say a condo building that was evacuated due to safety concerns must remain vacant until the condo association submits a new forty year recertification report addressing all structural issues. The crestview towers is located. Just a few miles from champlain. Tower south the united states is grappling today with a disturbing reality. The inconsistent level of cove in nineteen vaccinations across the country. This is highly contagious. Delta variant of the krona virus continues to surge. Npr's windsor johnston reports. The cdc says a strain now accounts for about fifty percent of all new cases in the us and more than eighty percent in some parts of the country. Cdc director doctor rochelle walinsky says the delta variant is surging in areas that have low vaccination rates specifically in the midwest and southeast. She also says the majority of deaths from kobe. nineteen are among those who are not vaccinated. Preliminary data from several states over the last few months suggests that ninety nine point five percent of deaths for an unvaccinated people. Those deaths were preventable with a simple safe shocked. The cdc says the number of new corona virus cases is up by nearly eleven percent over last week almost entirely among unvaccinated. Younger adults windsor johnston. Npr news washington. The dow has fallen more than two hundred points since the open. You're listening to. Npr news the white house says it will complete its shipment of nearly one and a half million doses of the cove in nineteen vaccine to afghanistan. This week this comes as the us. Military's withdrawal processes nearly complete in that country but taliban violence continues the associated press citing an afghan official and iranian media. Reports at the taliban today sees the key border crossing with iran. That would be the third border-crossing taken in the last week. The others were crossings. With respect to stan and tajikistan pope francis continues to recover from intestinal surgery. The vatican says the pope had a fever for a time yesterday. Npr silvio pohjola has the latest on the pontiff. The vatican spokesman daily bulletin was brief as usual. It's at the. Pope is eating and moving unassisted this morning. He underwent routine tests including the chest and abdomen scan. The proved negative on wednesday. Francis sent his greetings to young patients in the nearby children's cancer in neurosurgery wards the bulletin said at this particular moment francis looks toward all who suffer expressed his closeness to the sick especially those most in need of care. Several vatican watchers have commented on the sharp differences in style between francis who treasures his privacy and his predecessor. John paul the second who's hundred nineteen ninety-two trip from the vatican to rome's gemelli hospital was broadcast live on italian tv. So people jolie. Npr news rohn. All major market indices. There down more than half a percent since the open. I'm lakshmi singh npr news..

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"This is an area that has been under-resourced but that's gonna change if we have anything to do with it. We can't cut corners when it comes to managing our wildfires are supporting. our firefighters. biden says more federal firefighters being hired and at a higher rate of pay former. Us defense secretary. Donald rumsfeld has died as npr's don gonyea reports rumsfeld was a key figure in launching the war in iraq rumsfeld's long tenure in washington started with his election to congress from illinois in one thousand nine hundred sixty two he went onto join the nixon administration and was later chief of staff and defense secretary to president gerald ford after decades in the private sector president george w bush brought him back to run the pentagon in two thousand one. It was known for his jousting with reporters like this moment on the lack of evidence regarding alleged iraqi weapons of mass destruction. As we know there are known knowns there are things we know we know we also know there are known unknowns that is to say we know. There's some things we do not know but there are also unknown unknowns. The ones we don't know we don't know donald rumsfeld has died at eighty. Eight don gonyea. Npr news wall street stocks closed mixed. Today ahead of the government's report aren't hiring in june. The dow jones industrials gained two hundred and ten points. The nasdaq fell twenty. Four this is npr news. Bill cosby is home from prison. After the pennsylvania supreme court overturned to sexual assault conviction on a technicality. The court says the prosecutor in the case was bound by his predecessors. Two thousand five promise not to prosecute cosby if he gave a deposition in the civil case. Involving one of his accusers. The justices say that non not honoring. That agreement was a violation of cosby's right to due process. Jonah has hit a milestone in the global battle against malaria. Npr's will stone reports at the world health organization or who as declined. China free as declared china free. That is of the mosquito borne illness in the nineteen forties china's recording as many as thirty million cases of malaria a year but after a massive public health effort the country has not found a single case for the past four years and now the world health organization says china is free of malaria across the globe forty countries and territories have gained that status yet more than four hundred thousand people still die from the disease annually as of twenty nineteen. The vast majority of those deaths are among children who are younger than five primarily in sub saharan africa wellstone. Npr news the ncw's board of directors has cleared the way for college athletes to pursue profits off their fame effective tomorrow. The decision allows the suspense to restrictions on sponsorships endorsements and other benefits. It comes after the supreme court issued a ruling favoring student athletes this is npr news support..

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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Shay Stevens. US Senators have been sworn in as jurors in the impeachment trial of president in trump as NPR's Brian Naylor reports. It's been a day of pomp and circumstance in the chamber with the impeachment trial getting underway. Next week I the house impeachment manager I solemnly proceeded to the Senate Chamber where lead manager Democrat Adam. Schiff read aloud the two articles of impeachment a few hours later chief justice John Roberts who will preside over the trial swore senators in do you solemnly swear that in all things appertaining to the trial of the impeachment of Donald John Trump president end of the United States now pending you will do impartial justice according to the Constitution and laws. So help you God. Senators then signed an oath book. President and trump has been given until Saturday to respond to the chargers. The impeachment trial will begin in earnest. Tuesday afternoon Brian Naylor. NPR News Washington FBI agents have met with Republican Congressional candidate Robert Hyde about his communications with an associated. Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani details from. NPR's Ryan Lucas. The move comes days after a series of text messages that hide exchange with Parnasse an indicted associated rudy. Giuliani were made. Public is part of the impeachment inquiry in those texts. Six departments in March two thousand nineteen height appears to suggest that he is monitoring the movements of venue US ambassador to Ukraine Marie Ivanovich Hyde who has launched a long long-shot bid for Congress has sent suggested in comments posted online that the messages were joke for his part. Parnasse says he never believed that Uganda which was under surveillance. Meanwhile in Ukraine the country's national police says it is looking into the matter and it has asked for the FBI Assistance Ryan Lucas NPR news Washington. The Senate has given final congressional congressional approval for the US Mexico. Canada trade deal that will replace Nafta the bow came a day after the signing of an initial agreement between the US and China on trade read the US MCA now goes to president. Trump for signing into law replacing NAFTA was a centerpiece of trump's twenty sixteen campaign. The new trade agreement still needs Canadian approval before it can take effect for the first time in nearly a month the US and the Taliban are holding talks to try to hammer out a deal to reduce violence. I went in Afghanistan as Jennifer glass reports from Kabul. The latest talks are being held amid a Taliban offer for temporary ceasefire. The Taliban spokesman talks have been fruitful on are expected to go on for another few days if the US Taliban agreement is signed intra-afghan talks expected to follow soon after the Afghan government this is reported Taliban offer to reduce violence. NEFF Ghanistan is not enough that a full ceasefire is needed for negotiations between Afghans and the Taliban to begin Jennifer glass us in Kabul Wall Street stocks closed higher on strong earnings reports today. The Dow Jones industrials gained two hundred sixty seven points this is NPR news federal agents in Maryland and Delaware have arrested three men suspected of having ties to a violent white supremacist group. The suspects are accused of transporting think firearms and ammunition with the intent to commit a felony authorities. Believe they plan to attend. pro-gun rally in Richmond next week. Virginia's governor has banned all firearms from the event fearing a repeat of the violence at a twenty. Seventeen white nationalist rally in Charlottesville where a counter protester was killed former Los Angeles County. Sheriff AIRFLEET BAUCOM has been ordered to report to prison to start serving a three-year sentence as KPCC's Elliott reports. Baca was convicted of obstructing justice. In two thousand seventeen. A jury found BACA OVERSAW SCHEME TO INTERFERE WITH AN FBI investigation into inmate abuse in the county jails. He remained free while his appeal appeal was pending earlier this week the. US Supreme Court declined to hear his case and a federal judge ordered Baca to surrender to prison. Baca was sentenced for conspiracy obstruction of justice justice and lying to federal investigators. The scandal led to the convictions of a number of department officials including BACCHUS chief. Deputy Baca led the sheriff's Department for Fifteen eighteen years before resigning in twenty fourteen amid the controversy. The former sheriff who seventy seven and has Alzheimer's disease must report to prison by February fifth for NPR. News I'm Elliot in Los Angeles. A five point three magnitude earthquake has shaken southern Mexico causing some damage in part of the state of Hakka the U._S._D._A.. Logical Survey said the quake occurred at eight. Oh Seven P._M.. It's unclear if there are any injuries. I'm Shay Stevens N._P._R.. News in Washington..

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"Live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Lakshmi Singh the. US Senate has accepted the articles of impeachment of president trump NPR's quality salis reports. This move triggers start of trump's trial after he was accused of leveraging hundreds of millions and military aid to Ukraine to pressure the US allies to help help him politically Adam. Shift the chairman of the House. Intelligence Committee led the impeachment manager team in presenting the articles to the Senate using the powers of his office. President Trump solicited the interference of a foreign government Ukraine in the twenty twenty United States presidential. Election the chief justice of the United States is being being sworn in and will interns wherein the full chamber of senators who will act as jurors. The senators must sit in silence and without their electronic devices for the duration of the trial. All the proceedings are slated to start on Tuesday could last several weeks cloudy sunless. NPR News the Capitol. Meanwhile Ukrainian police have announced they're investigating whether a US ambassador was under illegal surveillance last spring before the trump administration removed her from her post. Whoever Ukraine says its position is not to interfere in the? US Is Internal Journal Political Affairs the President's marking National Religious Freedom Day with a reminder. The public school students have constitutional rights to prayer and they they could risk losing federal funds if those rights are not protected. NPR's frank or donas reports the White House says it's not changing existing laws were plans to update those already on the books. President trump will host a group of Christian Jewish and Muslim students. Who say they face discrimination at school in an exclusive interview with NPR? The director of the White House Domestic Policy Council Joe Grogan said provisions that protect student prayer have been eroded over time by hostility toward religion were trying across the board award to invite religious institutions and people of faith back into the Public Square and say look. Your views are just as valid as anybody else's amdo by by the way they're protected by the First Amendment to the constitution. The event comes as trump works to boost support among Evangelical Christians before the Twenty Twenty election. Franko ORDONIO HAS NPR news the White House the US Senate has overwhelmingly approved an update a trade agreement with Mexico and Canada. NPR's Scott horsely reports. The vote follows Louis passage in the house last month. The vote in the Senate was broad and bipartisan with eighty nine senators voting in favor of the updated trade deal and just ten senators voting. No that's similar to the lopsided tally that the US MCA one in the house last month. That's NPR's Scott horsely reporting. The retail. Sector's coming off. What one one.

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