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"rob stein" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

WABE 90.1 FM

04:16 min | 9 months ago

"rob stein" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

"Running through it really is Running through our body politic And it's been allowed to fester and grow right in front of our eyes No more Biden also named every single victim talking about their lives the reasons they went to the grocery store that day and what their families are remembering about them Scott detro NPR news Washington A formal count now of 1 million dead since the start of the pandemic according to the data kept by the Johns Hopkins University COVID-19 dashboard And PR's rob Stein reports The milestone of hitting 1 million deaths has long been expected but it still comes as a devastating moment Here's doctor Anthony Fauci The White House science adviser It is terrible Horrible to have that many people die of a transmissible disease in a two year period Very sobering and very sad and tragic More people have now died from COVID-19 in this country than died from aids in the U.S. since that pandemic began decades ago the toll is far higher than the 1918 1919 flu pandemic and equivalent to losing the entire population of San Jose California the nation's tenth largest city and hundreds are still dying every day Rob Stein NPR news The number of migrants stopped at the U.S. Mexico border climbed again in April to one of the highest marks in decades NPR's Joel rose has more Immigration authorities encountered migrants at the border more than 230,000 times in April according to statistics reported in a Justice Department filing It's one of the highest monthly totals in the last 20 years Nearly half of those migrants were quickly expelled most under the pandemic border restrictions known as title 42 which sharply limits how many can seek asylum The CDC says that's no longer needed to protect public health and the Biden administration is preparing to lift title 42 next week unless it's blocked by Congress or the courts A federal judge in Louisiana is expected to rule soon in a case filed by states that are trying to keep title 42 in place Joel rose NPR news Good news about retail sales helped lead stocks higher today The Dow closed up four 31 at 32,654 the NASDAQ gained three 21 This is NPR From WAB E News in Atlanta good afternoon I'm Jim burris the time now is 5 O four Atlanta police say they have arrested nearly a dozen protesters today after the demonstrators allegedly threw at least two molotov cocktails of the officers It happened in southeast Atlanta's south river forest which is just east of morland avenue It's where a group has been camping out for 7 months against APD's plan to build a public safety training center there Deputy chief Darren sherborne said at an afternoon press conference the land is city owned with no legal public access The action today was to remove some illegal structures that had been built on the site and on the property While individuals were there they were approached by persons that start throwing rocks at the police officers as well as a device that we believed to be a mall tough cocktail at the officers And police say the first molotov cocktail caused a small fire the FBI is also on the scene Protesters have named the project cop city They tell WAB the training center would only further militarize the police while destroying hundreds of acres of Atlanta's urban forest Some black Georgia high school students are suing their school district After they were suspended for trying to protest confederate flag displays on campus Lily Oppenheimer reports The suit against the Floyd county school district alleges there's been an extensive pattern of racism by white students and teachers at cusa high school in Rome It's in Georgia's conservative 14th congressional district which pushed GOP representative Marjorie Taylor Greene to Congress According to the lawsuit students are banned from wearing Black Lives Matter shirts but confederate flag apparel is allowed under the school's dress code The students accuse some white students of reenacting the murder of George Floyd and posting it on social media Superintendent Glenn white told The Associated Press that the district.

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Russia pounds eastern Ukraine as West promises Kyiv new arms

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00:37 sec | 10 months ago

Russia pounds eastern Ukraine as West promises Kyiv new arms

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"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

05:21 min | 1 year ago

"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Starts today in the trial of an ex Louisville police officer for his involvement in the death of Breonna Taylor in 2020 And why many people face disincentives to test themselves for COVID It's Tuesday February 1st the news is next Live from NPR news on corvi Coleman Drugmaker Pfizer could ask the Food and Drug Administration as soon as today to authorize the use of its COVID-19 vaccine on children as young as 6 months old These are low doses and Pierre's rob Stein says the Pfizer inoculation is already available to kids aged 5 and up This is the only age group that doesn't have a vaccine yet and many parents are really anxious to get their kids protected So the idea is to try to make that happen as quickly as possible There's no indication that the vaccine would raise any new safety problems for young kids and the potential benefit would be huge NPR's rob Stein reporting Secretary of State Antony Blinken is set to talk with Russia's foreign minister later today about the worsening situation in Ukraine Russia is stationing troops along its common border but rejects accusations that its planning to invade NPR's Frank length reports from London today British prime minister Boris Johnson is flying to Ukraine to meet that country's president Johnson says the UK has already trained some 22,000 Ukrainian soldiers to help the country defend itself and he added this An invasion of Ukraine and in any incursion into Ukraine beyond the territory that Russia has already taken in 2014 would be an absolute disaster for the world but above what it would be a disaster for Russia Russia's mass more than a 100,000 troops on the Ukrainian border but denies plans to invade Moscow's demanded NATO guarantee Ukraine never joined the military alliance Frank Langford NPR news London Jury selection starts today in Louisville Kentucky for the former officer facing charges in the deadly drug raid that left Breonna Taylor dead the black woman was killed by police at her apartment no drugs were found and the warrant was found to be flawed from member station WFP L Roberto rodan has more Brett hankison has been charged with three counts of felony wanton endangerment those charges stem not from Breonna Taylor's killing but from bullet tanks and fired into a neighboring apartment while serving a search warrant prosecutors and henkins lawyer will begin questioning the jurors individually in order to weed out anyone who can't be unbiased They're starting with a potential pool of more than 200 people because the case is so high profile Henkins trial will start in earnest on February 22nd the two other officers who fired their guns at night Jonathan Mattingly and miles cosgrove are expected to testify For NPR news I'm Roberto roldan in Louisville The federal trial continues today for three X Minneapolis police officers who are accused of violating George Floyd's civil rights The charges include failing to give him medical aid and failing to intervene as he was killed All federal prisons in the U.S. are locked down today this follows a deadly fight involving several inmates at a prison in east Texas Monday to inmates were killed the bureau of prisons says its acting out of an abundance of caution Its NPR This is WNYC in New York at 7 O four Good morning I'm Kerry Nolan New York Democrats are moving ahead with a plan to draw the states congressional districts in their favor WNYC's John Campbell reports The proposal from democratic state lawmakers would reshape the state's 26 districts to align with the latest census numbers The plan would be a major boost for the left all but four of the districts would have a democratic enrollment edge But Republicans say it amounts to gerrymandering and they're threatening to sue New York law school professor Jeff Weiss says the proposal will likely survive a court challenge I'd expect this plan to pass the legislature this week signed by the governor and we can look forward to a timely 2022 spring primary process The state legislature is expected to vote on Wednesday New York State is requesting more federal funding for its pandemic rental assistance programs but some tenant advocates say Albany hasn't done enough to make landlords except the payments in order to get money from the emergency rental assistance program both the tenant and landlord have to submit documents But legal aid attorney Judith gold liner says nearly a $1 billion obligated for rent payments is currently in limbo because landlords haven't accepted it Some landlords are refusing and we haven't seen the state stepping up to the plate to bring actions against them to obligate them to accept this money Governor hoku says the state has paid nearly $1.4 billion in rent relief so far She's requesting another 1.6 billion to cover 174,000 unfunded applications Today's the lunar new year and festivities are planned in our area for the next few weeks The iconic lion dancers who light up the streets of Manhattan's Chinatown during the lunar new year parade have been practicing for months Andrew Tam leads a team of lion dancers with the Asian united and cultural exchange council Teamwork is a really essential.

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"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

05:37 min | 1 year ago

"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"For places that haven't had access to vaccines I'm Michael hill This morning edition from NPR and WNYC The FDA could authorize Pfizer vaccine boosters for anyone 18 and older by the end of this week the House votes whether to censure a Republican member who shared a video depicting him of murdering a colleague I remember that wild storm Saturday the national weather service now says a record breaking 6 tornadoes hit Long Island It's Wednesday November 17th the news is next Live from NPR news I'm to a rom The Food and Drug Administration is expected to significantly expand eligibility for the Pfizer booster within the next few days NPR's rob Stein has details The FDA is expected to authorize the Pfizer vaccine as a booster for anyone aged 18 or above who has been fully vaccinated for at least 6 months that opens up boosters far beyond those currently eligible the elderly and those at risk because of their health jobs or living situations The decision comes as evidence has been increasing their protection from the initial shots is waning and more breakthrough infections are occurring The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will weigh in on expanding booster eligibility on Friday so boosters looked like they could be open to all adults by the weekend Rob Stein NPR news In Georgia the defense in the murder trial of the three white men accused of killing Ahmad Arbery is expected to begin today Now that prosecutors have rested their case NPR's W Eliot reports Prosecutors built their case around graphic cell phone video of the killing recorded by one of the defendants a state investigator testified that it showed ahmaud Arbery being boxed in between two pickup trucks Then defended Travis mcmichael confronts him with a shotgun and kills Arbery in a struggle Travis met Michael his father Greg mcmichael and a neighbor William roddy Bryan are charged with murder aggravated assault and false imprisonment Defense lawyers argue the men suspected Arbery in neighborhood break ends and were trying to make a citizen's arrest but when Arbery fought back Travis mcmichael killed him in self defense Debbie Elliott NPR news Jury deliberations resumed this morning in Kenosha Wisconsin In the trial of Kyle rittenhouse charged with homicide and other counts after shooting two men to death and entering a third during a racial justice demonstration last year The jury deliberated all day yesterday before breaking for the night if found guilty of the most serious charge the 18 year old could be sentenced to serve life in prison Antony blanken arrived in Nairobi today on his first African trip as Secretary of State He is also to visit Nigeria and Senegal NPR's Michelle to kellman is traveling with blinken she reports a major priority for blinken's trip is the widening war in Ethiopia He's trying to keep Ethiopia from imploding and spilling over into a wider regional conflict He also wants to head off a famine in the Tigray Region So the stakes are really really high in a country that just a few years ago was dubbed the hope of Africa The U.S. wants to partner with countries in the region on this that includes Kenya which is worried about a spillover of this war NPR's Michelle Kellerman reporting from Nairobi This is NPR news It's WNYC at 7 O four Good morning I'm Michael hill a cold start to November 17th mostly sunny mid 50s today northbound F trains have delays this morning and delays on NJ transits rare and valley line New York City hotels say bookings are rebounding now that foreign tourists are visiting the city once again but adds WNYC's rosemary miss dairy reports there's still room for improvement Weakens are sold out until the end of the year at hired Grand Central But about 30% of its rooms continue to remain vacant Lingering travel constraints both here and abroad could be hurting progress The city's biggest customers tourists from China face stiff restrictions from their own government and hotel association of New York City president Vijay dandani says the U.S. requirement of both COVID vaccination and testing could slow recovery Unnecessary support fluids redundant is certainly don't expect a PCR test from somebody coming from Florida It's a wife for somebody from France Proof of vaccination good enough That's what they expect of us We should expect the same of them A hotel room shortage is expected as demand increases Some New Jersey lawmakers say time's up on having to roll back our clocks in the fall they're built to make daylight saving time permanent in New Jersey is making its way through the state legislature even if it does become law the state would be Congress to allow the change State senator Shirley Turner says in the meantime passage of the measure which signals strong support to federal lawmakers It sends the message to Congress that we too in New Jersey want to provide people with an extra hour of daylight At least 19 other states have passed bills like this New Year's Eve in Times Square is returning to full capacity after last year's celebration was scaled way back due to the pandemic attendees will have to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19 or if they have a medical reason a negative test.

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"rob stein" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

WABE 90.1 FM

02:26 min | 1 year ago

"rob stein" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

"I think it's terrible If you look at the people who come into the intensive care unit at the hospital University of Pennsylvania or even who come into our hospital children's hospital who are over 12 They're not in the intensive care unit because they didn't get their third dose Their engine kind of carrying it because they haven't gotten any doses We need to vaccinate the unvaccinated That's the problem not boosted vaccinated You know off it calls the rush booster mania you know an unfounded panic triggered by the administration's promise of boosters for all that kind of fed dangerous doubts about the vaccines You know I talked about this with Jennifer nuzzo at Johns Hopkins She was that just made it harder to convince the unvaccinated to finally roll up their sleeves It made them think that perhaps they should just wait because perhaps a better vaccine would become available one day that somehow we were still tinkering with the recipe You know she thinks the government must work harder to get through to the skeptics hearing this kind of misinformation You know many highly effective vaccines require boosters and make it easier for people to get their shots Others would like more vaccine mandates like requiring people to get fascinated if they want to get on a plane for a holiday visit inside the U.S. And just real quick rob what kind of boosters are people getting You know everyone who got the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines originally are sticking with the same brand according to the CDC's latest data but only about 19% of those who got the J&J went with that vaccine as a booster All right so some people are switching NPR health correspondent rob Stein Thank you rob You bet Supply chain disruptions are hitting school lunches some Staples of cafeteria dining like chicken can be hard to come by Even plates can be hard to get which has led to some students eating lunch off plastic Nacho trade lids Frank Morris of member station Casey you are has more American public school students are likely eating a lot more meals at school this year The food is free to all of them Regardless of income as a way to make sure they have a healthy diet through the pandemic But pandemic labor issues are making that sustenance hard to find triggering the worst supply chain headache schools have faced in decades Food processing plants don't have enough workers to keep production humming Trucking companies lack enough drivers to whole food from factories and suppliers can't fully step their warehouses School districts are high volume low margin customers and many of them are now scrambling to feed their students A compass elementary here in Kansas City nutritionist granite Sims looks on proudly his workers scoop up Mandarin chicken.

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"rob stein" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

WABE 90.1 FM

01:48 min | 1 year ago

"rob stein" Discussed on WABE 90.1 FM

"Families who were struggling before were barely holding it together now Harris visited a YMCA to reaffirm The White House's pledge to expand funding for child care Republicans in a handful of Democrats in Congress want less spending and President Biden's domestic agenda but more left leaning Democrats say the administration should do more to support the millions of economically distressed families who need it most Federal health officials have now given the green light for booster shots for many people who receive one of the three COVID-19 vaccines here's NPR's rob Stein The CDC has signed off on a half dose of the Moderna vaccine and a full dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine as boosters because the Pfizer vaccine is already being used as a booster That means tens of millions of recipients of all three vaccines are now eligible for their next shot Moderna and Pfizer boosters are restricted to those ages 65 and older as well as those at high risk because of other health problems or risky jobs or risky living situations Anyone 18 year older got the J&J vaccine at least two months ago can get that booster The CDC also endorsed mixing and matching vaccines as boosters Rob Stein NPR news The FBI says remains found in a Florida nature preserver those of Brian laundry a person of interest in the murder of Gabby potato will walkie of Jackson hole community radio has the latest Investigators use dental records to confirm the remains where laundries but a cause of death has not been determined The 23 year old was last seen in a South Florida wilderness area special agent for FBI Tampa Michael McPherson said Wednesday that a forensics team is on scene I know you have a lot of questions But we don't have all the answers yet We are working diligently to get those answers for you.

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18 Months Into the Pandemic and the USA Is Still Looking Grim

Up First

01:46 min | 1 year ago

18 Months Into the Pandemic and the USA Is Still Looking Grim

"Are the numbers on kovic. Eighteen months in about one hundred and fifty thousand. New cases are still being reported every single day in the us and more than six hundred sixty six thousand people in this country have died from cova. That's one in every five hundred of us joining us now to give us the latest is. Npr health correspondent rob stein. Robert situation sounds and seems pretty grim. Walk us through police if you could where things stand with the pandemic in the us. Yeah you know. The numbers are still staggering. About one hundred fifty thousand people are still catching the virus every day for the ninety six thousand or so sick. They're in the hospital and more than eighteen. Hundred people are still dying every day from covert nineteen. That's still not nearly as bad as things got during the darkest days of last winter. But it's still pretty awful and no one thought the pandemic would still be taking this kind of toll you know especially so many months after we all thought that vaccines would be like the calvary. Righty to our rescue. I talked about this with dr. She's the deed of the brown school of public health infection. Numbers across the country are really stunningly. Bad i mean hundred and fifty hundred sixty thousand americans getting infected every single day. It's really stunning. That this is where we are as a country and you know just tragic since the incredibly effective vaccines made so much of this totally preventable even in the face of the delta varian. So where is this headed. I mean are things just going to go from bad to worse it again. Yes that's what everyone is wondering right. You know every parent in america's holding their breath hoping their kids are going to stay in school every workers wondering what's going to happen with their jobs and you know there is a glimmer of hope actually looks like the surge may have hit a peak and could be finally starting to subside at least for

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What We Know About Breakthrough Infections and Long COVID

Short Wave

01:51 min | 1 year ago

What We Know About Breakthrough Infections and Long COVID

"Everybody emily kwong here with npr. Science correspondent rob stein. Hey rob hey there emily. Hey so today. We're checking in on covert long haulers. These are folks with cova symptoms that last weeks or months or folks who are getting better but suddenly new symptoms emerge and rob. Nowadays doctors are starting to describe this condition as long cove. it right. that's right that's right. it's not a really well defined well understood condition but they can show and people with even mild symptoms. And i wanted to take a look into whether it's also a word for people who get covert after they get vaccinated the so called breakthrough infections. Yeah it's a good question. So people getting coded. Despite the vaccine is pretty rare. The symptoms are usually mild. But we're learning that sometimes even the mild cases can make you feel pretty bad for a few days right. Yeah so you know. Mild cases can make you feel pretty crummy. There's a big variation in what's considered a mild case. And you know one hundred seventy eight million people are now fully vaccinated in the us. As of september twelfth the centers for disease control prevention says more than fourteen thousand fully vaccinate. People have been hospitalized or died from breakthrough infections. But the agency. Doesn't keep a running tally of a symptomatic or mild breakthroughs nationally which have been increasing during the delta surge. But you know it's really important to emphasize that far fewer of these cases resulted hospitalizations or deaths. The vaccines are highly effective at doing the most important thing keeping people out of the hospital and developing lethal symptoms nonetheless researchers are concerned that even mild cases including cases that come after vaccination may result in lingering symptoms right. Lingering symptoms aka long

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CDC Study Shows Vaccines Are Overwhelmingly Effective

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00:47 sec | 1 year ago

CDC Study Shows Vaccines Are Overwhelmingly Effective

"Scientists at the centers for disease control and prevention have released new evidence that shows the vaccines for cova. Nineteen continue to provide powerful protection even against the delta variant. Npr's rob stein has more the cdc's new research found that those who were vaccinated were nearly five times less likely to get infected ten times less likely they get so sick. They ended up in the hospital and eleven times less likely to die. But the three new studies found the effectiveness of the vaccines did appear to drop as the delta variant became dominant possibly because of the immunity and possibly because the variant is better at evading the immune system one study also provided more evidence that the madonna vaccine may be the most effective of the three available in the

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"rob stein" Discussed on Up First

Up First

05:04 min | 1 year ago

"rob stein" Discussed on Up First

"Fda is required to look at each product to determine whether the continued marketed of that product will continue to put kids at risk. What factors are the fda considering before making a decision and a biotech company founder stands trial on charges. She defrauded investors of millions of dollars and deceive patients. Stay with us. We've got the news you need to start your day support for this. Npr podcast and the following message come from acoustic the marketing cloud that helps marketers get back to thinking bigger. Whether it's moving funny you're simply the truth. The stuff that makes people feel something makes us all feel something. It's time to get that back. Learn more at acoustic dot com. This message comes from npr sponsor sought tva the comfort company. Sada luxury mattresses are sold online and priced at about fifty percent less than mattress stores visit. S double a tv dot com slash npr today and save an additional two hundred dollars. President biden will talk to the country today about a course correction is expected to unveil a new strategy to fight the delta variant of the corona virus that has put so many unvaccinated people at risk. The plan comes after a series of setbacks and possible missteps in the administration's battle against cova. Npr hill correspondent. Rob stein has some of the details of what we're expecting today. Rob good morning. You're well what do we. What do we know about the president's plan. The white house describes it as a six prong strategy that will involve the government and the private sector not details yet but a source familiar with the announced patel's mpr it'll involve new steps aimed at vaccinating the unvaccinated and furthering protection for people who are vaccinated. The president will also address ways to keep schools open safely increased testing and require masks as well as protect the economy and improve care for people with covert nineteen. You know i've talked to some public health. Experts who hope the administration will finally take some more aggressive actions like you know mandating vaccines for travel and get behind some kind of uniform national vaccination verification system. Six prongs sounds like an attempt to reset after this period in which we're watching cases rise. We're watching deaths rise right right. You know i've been hearing a kind of a growing sense of disappointment and frustration. The administration gets really high marks for a lot especially for quickly ripping up the mass vaccination campaign getting tens of millions of people vaccinated but then the vaccination campaign lost steam and the administrations were sponsored to stumble like back in may when the cdc abruptly dropped the recommendation that everyone keeps asking that kind of sent a message that the pandemic was over in the country. Pretty much cut loose. I talked about this with dr lena. Win a public health professor. At george washington university it is directly as a result of the cdc's actions back in may and the binding administration's lack of leadership that we have the serbs that we're seeing now what delta gain a foothold. It was because people's actions that were directly enabled by the by the administration's response and now we're seeing hospitals around the country. Being overwhelmed confusion about masks. Hospitals are overwhelmed. And there's also a lot of questions around whether people need boosters or not right right. I know need for boosters. Then everyone's going to get a booster on september twentieth. Then maybe you won't have to wait months after your second. Shot for your booster now. Well maybe only people who got the pfizer vaccine will get boosters to start so you know. There's a lot of concern that the administration is sending head-spinning messages. That raise doubts about how well the vaccines work. And whether the white house is really letting the fda cdc lead the way like they promised. I talked about this with dr salim. Boundary at new york university. She advised administration during the transition. It should not be a political decision that should be coming down through the scientific and regulatory agencies to assume that they would agree or rubber-stamp. Such a plan. I think is just wrong and there are other concerns. Why is testing still so hard to get by. Is the us relying on israeli and british data to make crucial decisions. Why the cdc not tracking and analyzing all the vaccinated people with breakthrough infections way more closely. Here's dr ezekiel manual at the university of pennsylvania. He's another former biden advisor. The cdc has not done the job. It should do for monitoring genetic variants as well as breakthrough. may we stopped recording breakthrough infections. Systematically that's not a good place to be so people hope the administration's new help get the country back on track but they're worried you know especially because of the unrelenting resistance to mass from so many republican governors and widespread misinformation about the vaccine's npr health.

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"rob stein" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

03:51 min | 1 year ago

"rob stein" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Of another four dozen people in new york new jersey and other states new orleans. Mirela toy cantrell is encouraging city residents who evacuated ahead of ida to begin returning home. She says power is due to be restored to most next week. In the relief effort could use some help from people taking in neighbors and family members. The company that provides power to new orleans says almost all electricity should return by wednesday. The delta surge is fueling increased demand for corona virus testing again and that's raising concerns that the nation's testing system is again falling short. Here's npr's rob stein. The nation's testing capacity is much better than it was a year ago but many test sites shut down to become vaccination sites and lines has started to form again in some places around the country at the same time. It can take longer to get results from some labs mara hospital studies testing at arizona. state university. what we're dealing with now is clearly a shortage made worse by the fact that schools back in session people are coming back to work is also getting harder to find the new fast home tests. In fact supplies you're running so short. Some drugstores or limiting. The number of tests people can buy rob stein. Npr news clinics perform abortions and taxes are protected for now from being sued by the state's largest anti-abortion group days after new abortion law went into effect. Npr's amy held reports on the ongoing legal wrangling around one of the country's strictest abortion measures citing the likelihood of irreparable and imminent injury. Travis county district judge. My guera gamble issued a temporary restraining order against texas right to life and its associates blocking them from suing planned parenthood. It comes two days after the new law in texas. Empowers anyone to sue anyone connected to an abortion. After about six weeks of pregnancy. The judge's order does not reverse the law and abortion. After cardiac activities detectable is still illegal in texas planned. Parenthood says we'll healthcare providers and staff have some protection for now. It's not enough. The order lasts about two weeks another hearing scheduled for later this month. Amy held npr news. You're listening to npr news. Depending us open champion. Naomi osaka says she's thinking of taking another break from tennis. Hosaka is out of the tournament after losing her third round match and she was emotional when she spoke with reporters at a post-match press conference win i don't feel happy i feel more like a relief And then when i lose i feel very sad and i don't. I don't think that's normal. The us open was asakusa. First grand slam tournaments and she pulled out of the french open to take mental health. Break new zealand's. Prime minister is promising. To tighten counter terrorism laws after seven people were stabbed in a supermarket by known islamist extremist. The bbc's phil mercer reports at the legislation which is already going through. Parliament is expected to be completed. By the end of the month new zealand's counter-terror legislation bill criminalizes. The planning of an attack. It would close what critics have said. It's a loophole. That's allowed suspected extremists to stay free. The supermarket attacker was arrested in may twenty seventeen to cleanse airports where authorities believed. He was traveling to syria. He was charged after banned publications and a hunting knife were found his house. He was later jailed for three years for breaching his bail conditions as well as weapons offenses and was released in july. The bbc's phil mercer reporting. I'm joyal snyder. This is npr news..

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"rob stein" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

04:36 min | 1 year ago

"rob stein" Discussed on NPR News Now

"Npr news in washington. I'm amy held the. Us is racing to get people out of kabul ahead of an august thirty first deadline and under the threat of an ice attack the us embassies issuing a fresh advisory warning citizens to keep away from the airport. Meantime white house press secretary. Jen psaki says the biden administration is working to speed up special immigrant visas for afghan allies. What americans should also be assured of is that there are there is no one coming in through any of these programs who has not gone through a background check process and has been vetted. Afghan refugees have already begun to arrive at several military installations. Nationwide among them for mccoy in wisconsin. Thousands are expected there in the coming weeks. Republican senator ron. Johnson was there and says he's not convinced by safety assurances from the biden administration. Because this wasn't preplanned. This wasn't organized that we have such chaos. Now we have to understand. There is a danger to this country and we need to recognize that so we have to take our time. We can't rush through the process. We can't be playing a numbers game. Johnson speaking there to w i s n around a thousand afghan refugees have already arrived. There at the base. Pfizer is now formerly seeking fda approval for a booster shot of its cove in nineteen vaccine. Npr's rob stein reports visor says. It has officially started a formal application to the fda to allow doctors to give booster shots of its vaccine. Pfizer says a study involving more than three hundred adults found her third shot about five to eight bumps after the second shot more than tripled their antibody levels the biden administration has announced plans to start making boosters for the pfizer and modern vaccines available on september pending approval from the fda and cdc johnson and johnson also says it's in talks with the fda about whether a second shot of its covert nineteen vaccine would also help boost protection against the virus. Rob stein npr news. The vast majority of federal dollars approved to help renters facing eviction has still not reached them. Npr's chris arnold reports it comes as the supreme court is expected to strike down federal eviction. Moratorium that's protecting millions of people. The bulk of that. Roughly fifty billion dollars from congress still hasn't reached the people who need it. The money is flowing from the federal government to state and local programs to distribute it. Some are working well but many others are a mess even now six months after congress approved the help and any day now the supreme court could strike down and eviction moratorium from the centers for disease control upwards of seven million people twice as many as normal or behind on rent payments so the white house is also announcing new efforts to push moore that money out the door cutting down required documentation and letting big landlords get bulk payments for groups of renters. Chris arnold npr news he listening to npr news. Nine lawyers aligned with former president trump face for challenging the twenty twenty presidential election results in michigan sydney powell and l. lynnwood are among those given the disciplinary action over a lawsuit they filed to overturn. Now president biden's win in a sharply worded decision. Federal judge linda parker says their lawsuit represents a quote historic and profound abuse of the judicial process. Parker ordered them to pay costs incurred by the state of michigan and the city of detroit to defend their legal action. Israeli prime minister neftali bennett is in washington on his first trip to the us capital since being elected in june. He's due to meet with president biden on thursday. Npr's daniel estrin is traveling with the prime minister and reports on his meeting. With secretary of state. Antony blinken at the start of their meeting. Secretary blinken said president biden is eager to meet israel's new leader for the first time. Iran's nuclear enrichment is a top concern for both and israeli diplomatic officials speaking on condition of anonymity said. The prime minister also presented lincoln with his red lines on relations with the palestinians. Bennett said he will not seek to a next any part of the occupied west bank but he will allow for israeli settlement growth there which the us has opposed bennett. Also said he would not enter. Peace talks with the palestinians but he would help the palestinian economy that includes allowing more palestinians from gaza to work in israel daniel estrin. Npr news washington. I'm amy held in washington. You're listening to npr news..

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"rob stein" Discussed on NPR News Now

NPR News Now

04:33 min | 1 year ago

"rob stein" Discussed on NPR News Now

"I'm barbara klein. The white house says it's preparing for an influx of refugees from afghanistan as the evacuation effort enters. Its final days at the airport in kabul. Npr's windsor johnston reports the biden administration. Says it's working to provide pathways to us. Citizens ship for afghans looking to permanently relocate in the us white house press secretary. Jen psaki says the vetting process is difficult but the administration does not anticipate sending asylum seekers back to afghanistan these afghans many of them were departing. Who are still in. Process made the decision and we made the decision to that. Evacuating them because they are vulnerable because their lives are at risk and moving them to a third country even if they are in transition for a period of time is preferable sake says the administration has taken steps to expedite special immigrant visas for afghans. Who worked alongside. Us troops during the war. She also says the white house is working with other countries to provide safe places for refugees. Windsor johnston npr news washington. Modern says it's completed its application for full fda approval of its cova nineteen vaccine. Npr's rob stein has details. Madeira says the company has also asked the food and drug administration to prioritize the agency's review of the request for full approval. The application says the vaccine remains ninety three percent effective after six months. The fda earlier this week gave pfizer's vaccine full formal approval. Public health experts hoped the approvals will give the nations vaccination campaign a badly needed boost rob stein. npr news. A federal judge says he'll rule on friday and a landmark bankruptcy case involving purdue pharma the maker of oxycontin. Npr's brian man reports. The judge says he plans to limit legal protections demanded by the company's owners members of the soccer family who owned purdue pharma who've agreed to contribute four point three billion dollars toward the company's bankruptcy settlement in return they want sweeping immunity from all future lawsuits in a heated exchange. Judge robert drains had two releases from liability demanded by this actors are two brought as they would cover potential wrongdoing by the family beyond the sale of oxycontin. He ordered attorneys to negotiate. Last minute changes so the deal. Only bars future opioid lawsuits against the sackler. Still judge drains signaled. He is likely to approve. The controversial settlement deal which does not require the sackler to admit any wrongdoing and would leave them with most of their wealth brian man. Npr news new orders for us may durable goods like cars and appliances were unexpectedly flat in july. The commerce department says they dipped a tenth of a percent. This is npr in california. The kaldor fire is now considered the nation's top firefighting priority as it moves closer. To lake tahoe. That's only eleven percent contained. Firefighters from around the country are being deployed to help battle the blaze in arizona the deadline for a partial report on findings of a partisan election review continues to lapse ben. Giles of member station k. jay z. Reports they were supposed to reach republicans in the state senate monday. Gop are still waiting for a report from the contractors hired to recount votes and inspect the election system and miracle county republican senate president karen fan previously said that several contractors tested positive for the corona virus but stated a partial report would still be delivered by wednesday. But at this point. There's no firm timetable for when their findings will be seen by senators. Let alone released to the public. Fan insists the process is not an effort. To overturn the twenty twenty election. Though others involved say that's exactly the outcome. They're hoping for multiple audits have already confirmed the accuracy of the election for npr news. I'm ben giles. In phoenix several lawmakers aligned with former president trump including sydney powell face sanctions for their legal efforts to challenge twenty twenty election results in michigan. Federal judge. linda. Parker is ordering them to pay defense costs and complete six hours of election law.

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Delta Variant Is the 'Greatest Threat' in the Battle Against the Pandemic

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00:53 sec | 1 year ago

Delta Variant Is the 'Greatest Threat' in the Battle Against the Pandemic

"The nation's top infectious disease expert, is calling the delta variant of the coronavirus the greatest threat. Winning the battle against the pandemic. NPR's Rob Stein has more. Dr Anthony Fauci says the Delta variant is spreading fast in the U. S. Doubling the proportion of infections is causing every two weeks. It now accounts for at least 20% of all infections and may make people sicker than the original strain of the virus. The delta variant is currently the greatest threat in the U. S to our attempt to eliminate Covid 19. The good news is the vaccines provide powerful protection against the delta variant. So Fauci is urging more people to get vaccinated. We have the tools. So let's use them and crush the outbreak. Rob Stein NPR

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WBEZ Chicago

02:24 min | 1 year ago

"rob stein" Discussed on WBEZ Chicago

"Rob Stein NPR NEWS This is NPR. It's 80 degrees, sunny skies and two Oh four. I'm Lisa. LA businesses. WB Easy news. Busy day at the Chicago City Council Lakeshore Drive will not be renamed at least not yet to honor John Baptiste Point to Szabo. Parliamentary move during today's City Council meeting, shut down debate on the renaming plan and pushed the measure off until next month to Saba was a black Haitian explorer and is known as Chicago's founding father for starting a trading post here in the late 17 hundreds Meantime, Chicago Alderman did approve a controversial project to build a low income housing development across from McKinley Park on the southwest side. Critics say the project is too close to an asphalt plant just several 100 FT away. Opponents wanted to delay the vote to allow for assessment from the EPA or the city. Health Department. Backers say the project will increase the quality of life for the neighborhood's low income residents in the project is across the street from a major city park. So truck operators in Chicago will now have to get a $250 license for each truck. They operate in the city. That measure approved today. Alderman also green lighting of funding request for project to restore the historic remove a theater in the Bridgeport neighborhood Aldermen are expected to vote later. T O of course in the next City Council meeting on that plan to honor John Baptiste point too subtle as part of Lake Shore Drive. Commonwealth Edison has gotten in hot water over it's bribery tainted Springfield lobbying. But now there's a new wrinkle. WBC's Dave McKinney explains. Warring ex House Speaker Michael Madigan wasn't the only way the public utilities legislative agenda was being pushed to the capital. WB. Easy analysis has identified a dozen charities that received nearly $350,000 in comment grants and also advocated for legislation. Son by the company utility watchdog says that cast new light on the possible motivations behind some of comments. Philanthropic efforts. Comment, denies directing charities to lobby on its behalf but acknowledges that reached out to some of them about energy legislation that might impact them. State law bars comment from passing its lobbying costs onto customers, but it can recover charitable contributions from ratepayers, and that's an issue that lawmakers are looking at right now. Hey, McKinney. WBC NEWS, James W be easy Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include Raymond James Affirm, focused.

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Covid variant from UK is now the most common strain circulating in the U.S.

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00:47 sec | 1 year ago

Covid variant from UK is now the most common strain circulating in the U.S.

"A more dangerous Corona virus. Variant, first spotted in the United Kingdom is now the dominant strain spreading in the United States. That's according to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more from NPR's Rob Stein. CDC Director Rochelle Wolinsky says the variant known as B 117, is now the most common strain of the virus spreading around the United States. This is worrying because the variant is form were contagious in the original virus and appears to be more likely to make people sicker. Variants dominance comes as the number of new infections continues to rise nationally, fueling fears that the nation may be facing yet another deadly surge well as he is urging people not to let down their guard and to get fascinated as soon as possible.

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CDC Director's Warning Of 'Impending Doom' Sparks Fear Of Another Bad COVID-19 Surge

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00:47 sec | 2 years ago

CDC Director's Warning Of 'Impending Doom' Sparks Fear Of Another Bad COVID-19 Surge

"Control and Prevention, has a stark warning for Americans about the ongoing covert 19 pandemic. Details from NPR's Rob Stein during a White House briefing CDC Director Rochelle Willens. He said the number of people getting infected, hospitalized and dying are all increasing again, sparking fears of yet another surge. I'm gonna pause here. I'm gonna lose the script and I'm going to reflect on the recurring feeling I have of impending doom. We have so much to look forward to so much promise and potential of where we are and so much reason for hope right now stare. Wolinsky pleaded with the country not to travel, continue wearing masks, avoiding crowds and taking other precautions to slow the spread of the virus until more people could get vaccinated. Rob

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Scientists Create Living Entities In The Lab That Closely Resemble Human Embryos

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00:46 sec | 2 years ago

Scientists Create Living Entities In The Lab That Closely Resemble Human Embryos

"Have created living entities in the laboratory that resemble human embryos more closely than ever before. Story from NPR's Rob Stein to international teams of scientists coached stem cells and skin cells to form into complex balls of cells that very closely resemble human embryos at the stage when they implanted the womb. Researchers say these so called blast toys will help them learn more about early human development and hopefully find new ways to prevent birth defects, Genetic diseases, miscarriages and infertility. The researchers say the structures could not be used to try to make a baby. But their creation is raising concern that others could take this research even further.

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Fauci gives hope for country to return to normal

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Fauci gives hope for country to return to normal

"The worst of the pandemic could be over for the U. S. But many are Here's Dr Anthony Fauci in an interview with NPR. I think we are looking at a brighter future over the next several months. That's entirely conceivable and probably likely. Now this comes for three big caveats if people don't let down their guard too soon. If the variance don't surge before enough people could get fascinated and if the vaccination campaign doesn't stumble badly, But if all goes well, the number of people getting infected sick and dying could slowly but steadily continued to decline. Rob Stein. NPR News,

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What to know about COVID-19 variants' potential spread, impact on vaccines

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04:15 min | 2 years ago

What to know about COVID-19 variants' potential spread, impact on vaccines

"And I'm No well, King. Good morning. Ah, virus that spreads a lot has many chances to mutate and covert 19 is doing both in this country. Researchers in the U. S now say they have found at least seven new variants here now. Other countries, the U. K South Africa and Brazil. They've all reported variants to with some big questions like Are they more dangerous? Still outstanding. MPR's health correspondent Rob Stein has been following This one. Hi, Rob. Good morning. Well, what have you learned about the U. S variance? So the first of these various was spotted by researchers in Louisiana. But it turns out the same kind of mutation looks like it also emerged completely independently at least seven times in this country. No, That's it awful large because it suggests the virus is doing something called convergent evolution. That's when an organism evolved in a way that gives them some kind of superior power. Here's what Jeremy Camille of Louisiana State University says about what the virus is doing. He spotted the mutation. It's infected millions of humans around the world now and it's probably just, you know, getting Into a more intimate relationship with our species. The question is, What is that more intimate relationship mean? Exactly Does it make it spread more easily from one person to another doesn't make it more contagious. Do do. Researchers know the answers to that? Yeah, well, no one knows yet it looks like it's spreading quickly in the places where it's been spotted, but it's not at all clear. That's because of the mutation. No viruses mutate all the time. Sometimes there are big problems, but a lot of times not so much, and there are other mutants that had been previously spotted in this country. Like you know, one that took over in Southern California Scientists are still trying to figure out whether it's more contagious or, you know, just got lucky. Now this newly identified mutation occurred on a key protein that sticks out from the surface of the virus called the spike Protein. It's how the virus infects cells. That's also the target of drugs and vaccines. So any change could be really important. I talked about this with Andrew Peco Shit. The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. We should keep an eye on it. I myself have already passed this on to the people in my laboratory, and we're looking to see if we can find viruses with this mutation because if we can, we're going to bring it into the laboratory and try to study it to see what's actually happening here. Now, you know to be clear. Pecos means he passed on the details about the new various Those colleagues Yes, so they can determine you know whether they're more contagious or not Now, no one thinks there's any reason to panic. You know, far from it, actually. And we already know that there are those other various circulating in this country that we know we should be worried about. And what about the non US variants, some of which were identified before ours. How are they evolve? It Yes. So you know, more than 1100 cases of the one first flag in the UK have been confirmed. At least 40 states and British scientists just released more data than makes them even more worried than ever that, in addition to spreading faster, it may also make people sicker. You know, and the first one spotted in South Africa has not been detected in at least eight states and the one originally seen in Brazil is in at least two states. But the reality is they're probably already way more common than that. The U. S just isn't sequencing the genetic code of the virus enough to really know how widespread they are. And the spot any new variants fast. I talked about this with saucy of pop sq at George Mason University. We're flying blind right now, when it comes to mutations, and how prevalent they might be on the community already, so we really need to ramp it up. The CDC says. It's trying to wrap it up. But the country still has a ways to go. And what about the vaccines that we currently have? Will they help against the new variants? Yes. So the vaccines maybe someone that's effective against some of these various, but so far they seem to work pretty well. But the most important thing is to keep these viruses from spreading as much as we can to prevent any more dangerous ones from occurring. You know, the virus is still spreading like crazy in this country, which makes the U. S essentially a giant Petri dish that could easily produce even

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"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

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02:08 min | 2 years ago

"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"The answer to Life's funny your questions, but first Live from NPR news. I'm Barbara Klein. Epidemiologists are tracking the spread of three Corona virus variants, one that emerged in the UK, another in Brazil and a third in South Africa, which is NPR's Rob Stein reports is raising concerns about the effectiveness of vaccines that have been developed. So far. There are laboratory studies that suggest the shots people are getting made not work as well against the variant from South Africa. And just in the last couple of days to drug companies reported some unnerve Ng findings about two new vaccines company called Novavax reporter that its vaccine appears to be far less effective against that string, too. And Johnson and Johnson reported the same thing about it's one shot vaccine. No, no, it's important to remember that scientists are stressing that all the vaccines still appear to provide pretty good protection and do appear to keep people from getting really sick and dying. With the protection just doesn't look like it's quite a strong. The South African variant has been identified in two unconnected individuals in different parts of South Carolina. The European Union has reversed its controversial decision to restrict exports of covert 19 vaccines across the Irish border into the U. K. NPR's Frank Langfitt reports from London. The Irish government welcomed the use, you turn on a move that could required customs Jack's along the border. Tween Northern Ireland, which is a part of the UK and the Irish Republic. Brussels is concerned that the border could be used as a backdoor to bring precious vaccines from the you into the UK. The EU's initial decision was seen as a blunder even by Brussels insiders. The border that divides Ireland is peaceful and wide open, but historically, it's been a flash point for violence in the battle over the fate of Northern Ireland during the so called troubles. Since the 1998 Good Friday agreement brought peace to Northern Ireland. A cardinal rule of island politics is Don't mess with the border. Frank Langfitt. NPR NEWS London Some 95.

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"rob stein" Discussed on KCRW

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02:02 min | 2 years ago

"rob stein" Discussed on KCRW

"Live from NPR news. I'm Barbara Klein. Epidemiologists are tracking the spread of three Corona virus variants, one that emerged in the UK, another in Brazil and a third in South Africa, which is NPR's Rob Stein reports is raising concerns about the effectiveness of vaccines that have been developed so far. Our laboratory studies that suggest this shots people are getting made not work as well against the variant from South Africa in just in the last couple of days to drug companies reported some unnerve Ng findings about two new vaccines, a company called Novavax reporter that its vaccine appears to be far less effective against that string, too. And Johnson and Johnson reported the same thing about it's one shot vaccine. No, no, it's important to remember that scientists are stressing that all the vaccines still appear to provide pretty good protection and do appear to keep people from getting really sick and dying. But the protection just doesn't look like it's quite a strong. The South African variant has been identified in two unconnected individuals. In different parts of South Carolina. The European Union has reversed its controversial decision to restrict exports of covert 19 vaccines across the Irish border into the U. K. NPR's Frank Langfitt reports from London. The Irish government welcomed the use, you turn on a move that could required customs checks along the border between Northern Ireland, which is a part of the UK and the Irish Republic. Russell's is concerned that the border could be used as a backdoor to bring precious vaccines from the EU into the U K. But they use initial decision was seen as a blunder even by Brussels insiders. The border. The divides Ireland is peaceful and wide open. But historically, it's been a flash point for violence in the battle over the fate of Northern Ireland during so called troubles since the 1998 good Friday agreement brought peace to Northern Ireland, a cardinal rule of island politics is don't mess with the border. Frank Langfitt. NPR NEWS London Some 95.

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"rob stein" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

04:39 min | 2 years ago

"rob stein" Discussed on KCRW

"From NPR news. I'm Barbara Klein. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced a new requirement. Everyone has to wear a mask while traveling into and within the United States, NPR's Rob Stein reports. It goes into effect on Monday. The new mass mandate implements and order signed by president Fine in On his first day in office starting Monday, Mass must be worn in all airports, subway stations, bus terminals and ports nationwide. As well as on planes, trains, Busses, taxis and even in rideshare vehicles. Mass can only be removed briefly in certain situations such as well eating, drinking, taking medication or going through security. The order comes as thousands of people are still getting infected and dying every day in the United States. Rob Stein NPR news President Biden says there is no time to lose as he pushes for quick passage of a $1.9 trillion Covad relief package. MPR's Amy held reports the president is now signaling he may move ahead without the support of Republicans In the second week of his presidency. Launched on vows of unity President Biden is still saying bipartisan support is what he wants. I support passing Kovar really with support from Republicans and we get it. If we can get it, he says, if not the cold, really fast too fast. There's no offensive but fast tracked process, known as budget reconciliation could allow Democratic lawmakers to pass the package with a simple majority, bypassing Republicans. But it's unclear if each measure would remain intact. The package calls for more stimulus checks, money for vaccines and an increased minimum wage. Meantime, the administration continues to reach out to Republican lawmakers. Amy held NPR news The World Health Organization is calling on countries to pause there. Vaccination programs once vulnerable groups are vaccinated to ensure an equal global distribution. In an interview with the BBC, wh GIO spokeswoman Margaret Harris tells the BBC It'll help equalize global vaccine distribution so far off the over 40 million vaccine doses that have been administered 95% have been administered in only 10 countries on that's 40 high income countries. Eight upper middle income countries, But in the lower middle income and lower income countries were only same. Two countries even begin. The CDC says of the more than 49 Million vaccine doses distributed in the U. S. Nearly 28 million doses have been administered. The European Union has reversed its decision to restrict exports of covert 19 vaccines across the border from the Irish Republic to Northern Ireland. The you had thought the border would be used as a backdoor to get vaccines to the UK. This is NPR. Federal appeals court says the government can resume expelling immigrant Children who crossed the southern U. S border unaccompanied by a parent. The policy started under the Trump administration, which called it a public health policy amid the pandemic. In northern Guatemala of remote indigenous community is mourning the gruesome deaths of 13 townspeople, Maria Martin reports. It's believed they were among a group of migrants found shot and burned in northern Mexico a week ago. The Mexican government has yet to identify the charred bodies. But in the town of comedian CEO in the province of San Marcos, near the Mexican border, friends and families have already set up altars to mourn their loved ones. Yellow Madonna Yellow came out on this. This grieving mother says she received word person was killed and burned in Mexico. Like so many neglected parts of Guatemala, this indigenous community has depended on migration as a survival mechanism. Money sent home by migrants props up the water, modern economy. International forensic groups have offered to help the Mexican government identify the victims of the massacre. For NPR News A Maria Martin in Santa Cuautitlan, Guatemala. Canada's major airlines are suspending flights to the Caribbean and Mexico in an effort to curb the spread of the Corona virus. Under an agreement with Ottawa as of tomorrow, flights will be canceled through April. I'm Barbara Klein. NPR news. Support.

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"rob stein" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

05:12 min | 2 years ago

"rob stein" Discussed on KQED Radio

"D. C. This is weekend edition. I'm Scott Simon this hour who is Alexei Navalny and wire so many Russians turning out to support him. Also, it's small investors out game Wall Street this week, and will they regret it also? High school counselor who says that remote counseling it's hard to and the Mosaic Church and evangelical congregation in Colorado where Pastor Angel Flores has been on call for his parish news. We got a call from a lady in our church. Who said Pastor they're about to intimidate me. That story this hour and later, Paul O'Sullivan times for a quartet of musicians find one another on the Internet and make pretty good music together. First, we have our newscast It's Saturday, January 30th 2021. Yeah. Live from NPR news. I'm Barbara Klein. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has announced a new requirement. Everyone has to wear a mask while traveling into and within the United States, NPR's Rob Stein reports. It goes into effect on Monday. The new mass mandate implements an order signed by president Fine in On his first day in office starting Monday, Mass must be worn in all airports, subway stations, bus terminals and ports nationwide. As well as on planes, trains, Busses, taxis and even in rideshare vehicles. Mass can only be removed briefly in certain situations such as well eating, drinking, taking medication or going through security. The order comes as thousands of people are still getting infected and dying every day in the United States. Rob Stein NPR news President Biden says there is no time to lose as he pushes for quick passage of a $1.9 trillion covert relief package. MPR's Amy held reports the president is now signaling he may move ahead without the support of Republicans in the second week of his presidency launched on vows of unity. President Biden is still saying bipartisan support is what he wants. I support passing Coble really with support from Republicans, and we get it if we can get it, he says, if not, the covertly has too fast. No offensive but fast tracked process, known as budget reconciliation could allow Democratic lawmakers to pass the package with a simple majority, bypassing Republicans. But it's unclear if each measure would remain intact. The package calls for more stimulus checks, money for vaccines and an increased minimum wage. Meantime, the administration continues to reach out to Republican lawmakers. Any health NPR news The World Health Organization is calling on countries to pause there. Vaccination programs once vulnerable groups are vaccinated to ensure an equal global distribution. In an interview with the BBC, wh GIO spokeswoman Margaret Harris tells the BBC It'll help equalize global vaccine distribution so far off the over 40 million vaccine doses that have been administered 95% have been administered in only 10 countries on that's 40 high income countries. Eight upper middle income countries, But in the lower middle income and lower income countries were only saying two countries even begin. The CDC says of the more than 49 Million vaccine doses distributed in the U. S. Nearly 28 million doses have been administered. The European Union has reversed its decision to restrict exports of covert 19 vaccines across the border from the Irish Republic to Northern Ireland. The you had thought the border would be used as a backdoor to get vaccines to the UK. This is NPR. Live from KQED News. I'm Queen A Kim Santa Clara County says it's vaccine rollout continues to be hindered by limited supply. Ecstatic county set a goal to vaccinate all its residents, 16 and older by the end of the summer, But vaccine and testing officer Marty Fender shape says the county isn't on track to do that. Basically need twice the amount of vaccine that we have. Now if we don't get the vaccine is going to take us longer, and people are gonna have to wait longer. A quarter of the county residents. 75 older have received a dose of the vaccine, while the rate in younger people is less than 10%. Another worker at Foster Farms plant in Fresno, died this month from covert 19. That's according to the state's workplace safety agency. KQED Central Valley reporter Alex Hall has more Now At least four employees have died and connection to the company's plant in south Fresno, where an outbreak in December infected at least 193 workers and prompted a county health department investigation in nearby MERS, said County A judge is ordering the company to continue following Covitz safety protocols at its Livingston plan, where an outbreak last year caused nine deaths. United Farm Workers Union and two.

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"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

03:33 min | 2 years ago

"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Committed to building a world where life is respected, more broadly genie at a time when we are seeing increasingly heated rhetoric and more political violence in our country around a variety of issues. How much responsibility do activists leaders of movements like yours bear for framing the debate in a way that stays peaceful? Well, I think it's critically important to do everything possible right now to build a culture where We can respect differences, and we welcome differences, and we could be loving and respectful towards each other. I can tell you personally in my own family very close to me. I don't have people that totally agree on all of these kinds of issues. And so it starts in the home. I think we're losing sight of the human being right in front of us. And for me personally, I take that responsibility very seriously. Jeannie Mancini is president of the march for Life. Thank you for joining us. Thanks so much for having me, Sarah. And we reached out to a spokeswoman for Abby Johnson, the anti abortion rights activist. We mentioned a moment ago. In a statement, Johnson said that she quote arrived at the Capitol steps well after the group had stormed in. And that a rally she'd been scheduled to speak at that day was canceled because of the riot. So she returned to her hotel. Public health officials in this country have been worried about this for a while now, and it has happened. A variant of the coronavirus discovered in South Africa has been detected in the US for the first time. NPR health correspondent Rob Stein has details. Variant was detected in two adults and two different parts of South Carolina. Dr. Brennan Traxler of the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the discovery. The cove in 19 virus variant that first emerged in South Africa have been detected in our state the arrival of any covered 19 variant in South Carolina. Including this one is yet another reminder that the fight against this deadly virus is far from over. Both of the infected people were covered, but neither is known to have any history of travel or any connection to each other. That suggested the virus has been spreading silently in South Carolina and probably elsewhere in the United States. Dr. David Roman, is a microbiologist at Stanford University. What's humbling and disheartening. Is the likelihood that the virus is already elsewhere in the country. And as to exactly where and in whom we just don't know. Another more contagious strain, first discovered in the U. K has already been found in more than 28 states and the third more transmissible variant for spotted in Brazil was found in Minnesota earlier this week. And these strains are just worried because they spread faster. Some drugs don't seem to work as well against them either. And perhaps most, concerning of all, the vaccines being used in the U. S might be less effective against them, too. In fact, the drug company Novavax announced yesterday that its new vaccine appears to be far less effective against the South African variant. So, officials say all this means it's more important than ever for everyone to double down on everything we've been hearing for a year now where those masks wash those hands and stay away from people you don't live with, especially indoors. That's the best way to keep these new variants from sparking yet another deadly surge. Rob Stein NPR news Tomorrow. On weekend.

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"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

03:53 min | 2 years ago

"rob stein" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"Millions of jobs and wind, solar and carbon capture. In fact, today's actions gonna help us increase, you know why don't you production I'm offshore wind and meet our obligation to be good stewards of our public lands. The orders target federal subsidies for oil and other fossil fuels. They would hold new oil and gas leases on federal lands and waters, seeking to conserve 30% of the country's lands and ocean waters over the next decade, or could also open by not the political risk from oil and coal producing states. Facing job losses from those moves. Some of those states are heavily involved in the fossil fuel industry and his Matt Bloom from member station K. When she reports, the oil industry for one is already pushing back. Companies say the least moratorium represents a threat to local economies and an overreach of Biden's presidential powers. At least one industry group has already filed a federal lawsuit in Wyoming seeking to overturn the order. Kathleen's comma is president of the Western Energy Alliance, the group behind the suit. Certainly the government can do more analysis, but they just can't stop everything. In the meantime, they don't have that authority. Meanwhile, environmental groups and some Western governors cheered Biden's executive actions. They say a move away from the country's reliance on fossil fuels is urgent and will pay off in the long run. For NPR News. I'm abloom in Denver The Biden administration today announced several steps aimed It's speeding up the nation's cove in 19 vaccination campaign. MPR's Rob Stein has that story. White House says It's allowing retired doctors and nurses to administer vaccines and letting doctors give people shots in any state, not just the one where they're licensed. The moves are aimed at boosting the number of people available to give people shots and speed up the sluggish pace of the vaccination campaign. While more than 44 million doses of vaccine have been distributed so far on Lee, about half of the doses have actually gotten into people's arms. The new administration is also planning to speed up the delivery of vaccine to states and buy enough vaccine to administer to almost every American Rob Stein. NPR NEWS The Department of Homeland Security is out with a national terrorism watch bulletin warning of possible lingering violence from individuals motivated by anti government sentiment following the defeat of Donald Trump in the election of Joe Biden. Bulletin suggested January 6 ride at the U. S. Capitol could've been bold in some extremists and also set the stage for additional attacks on Wall Street. Today, the Dow dropped 633 points. The NASDAQ was down 355 points. This is NPR. This is W when my C in New York I'm Shawn Carlson. New York City Police Commissioner Dermot Shea says officers made more than 400 gun arrests in the first three weeks of January. That's a 75% increase over the same period last year. Shave gave the numbers at his annual state of the NYPD address today. You've been virtually this year to the New York City Police Foundation. His remarks came just hours after an officer from the department's gun Violence suppression division was shot and wounded in the Bronx. Shea says that officer is expected to fully recover. On violence in New York, said he started climbing last spring. By the end of 2020. The city had experienced a 97% increase in shootings. Pandemic has financially devastated New York City's street vendors and can collectors. That's according to a new report from a coalition of addict risky groups. They found street vendors and Canada's lost almost all their daily income last spring and most of not recovered. Mohammed Saeed Asshole, all cart vendor in midtown. He says most of his customers stopped coming. I had to borrow money. I maxed out all my credit cards. I have not been able to work since March, 2020. Conservatory and a lot of your practical got a little advocates are calling on the city in the state to expand access to recovery programs like small business loans. They also want to relief fund for excluded workers who haven't received unemployment.

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"rob stein" Discussed on KCRW

KCRW

04:32 min | 2 years ago

"rob stein" Discussed on KCRW

"Life from NPR News. I'm Janine Herbst. Hours after the insurrection by pro Trump rioters who stormed the U. S Capitol building yesterday. Congress reconvened overnight and certified Joe Biden as the next president. A shocking scene has some calling for President Trump to be removed from office he's blamed for stoking the violence by continuing his baseless claim that he won MPR's clouded Greece. Alice has more The House and Senate voted by overwhelming margins to reject objections to the electoral votes. Debate in both chambers was stopped when violent protesters breach the capital, forcing an evacuation. Several Republicans reverse course on raising objections after pro Trump extremists forced the evacuations. However, some GOP members, including Senator Josh Holly of Missouri, still objected to the results after the security breach of the capital. The debate stretch into early Thursday but ultimately confirmed once again that Joe Biden was indeed president elect. Fly to Greece. Ellis NPR NEWS Washington and President Trump now says there will be an orderly transition of power to President elect Biden in Washington. National Guard troops are moving into the capital to help local and federal police maintain order after yesterday's violence, and the city's mayor says a state of emergency remains in effect for the next two weeks. NPR's Brian Mann has more. Speaking to reporters. Mayor Bowser blamed President Trump for inciting Wednesday's chaos and said he should be held accountable for people died. One woman from a gunshot wound three others from health emergencies near the Capitol grounds. C. Metro police chief Robert Conte said 14 officers were also injured by the pro Trump crowd to remain hospitalized. One member suffered serious injuries after he was pulled into a crowd and assaulted one also receive significant facial injuries from being struck by projectile. Conte said Pipe bombs were found near the national headquarters of the Democratic and Republican parties. Cooler containing Molotov cocktails was also discovered in a vehicle parked on the Capitol building grounds. Brian Mann NPR news Democrats will effectively control both chambers of Congress, as well as the White House is NPR's Barbara's front reports. Georgia Senate candidate John Ossa has won his runoff election, Assad's victory Simmons Democratic control in the federal government for the first time in a decade, he defeated incumbent Republican David Perdue, an ally of President Trump. The incoming Senate is now split evenly. 50 50 between the Democratic caucus and Republicans as vice president, Kamila Harris will be able to cast tie breaking votes a sauce when means Democrats will have the power to hold hearings and bring democratic legislation to the floor. All soft, will be the first Jewish senator from Georgia and the youngest sitting senator at age 33. Barbara Sprint NPR news And you're listening to NPR news. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Cesar says states should not let federal guidelines slow down the campaign to inoculate people from covert 19. MPR's Rob Stein has more Asia says states should try to prioritize health care workers and long term care workers and residents for the first shots but can vaccinate other groups like the elderly. If that's going to slowly, those are simply recommendations. And they should never stand in the way of getting shots in arms or ever. Heaven forbid, wasting a dose of vaccine in a vile, it's more important to vaccinate a czar is also defending the pace of vaccination so far. The federal government is shipped more than 17 million doses. Two states, but only about five million shots have been administered. Rob Stein, NPR news at the Justice Department and the federal Court system to the list of U. S government agencies and companies that suffered cyber attacks that U. S officials linked to Russia. The Justice Department says Microsoft emails were breached, but they don't think classified systems were affected and the case management system for federal courts across the country were breached, possibly giving hackers access to sealed court documents. Well financial markets. Asian markets ended the day and mixed territory. The Nikkei Up 1.6% the Hang sang down more than a half percent. U. S futures contracts are higher, adding to Wednesday's gains. Our futures contract up about a quarter of a percent..

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CDC Shortens Length Of Quarantine Aimed At Preventing Spread Of The Coronavirus

All Things Considered

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CDC Shortens Length Of Quarantine Aimed At Preventing Spread Of The Coronavirus

"Disease Control and Prevention has revised its coronavirus quarantine restriction periods, NPR's Rob Stein tells us, the CDC says. Some people can shorten the amount of time they quarantine after coming into possible exposure. The CDC says 14 days of quarantine is still the safest way to reduce the risk of spreading the Corona virus. But the CDC says people could reduce that to 10 days. If they never develop any symptoms during that period and even cut. It's a just a week if they test negative after seven days. Those options are slightly risk here, but the CDC says the increased risk could be offset by more people complying. The

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Cruise Ships Can Sail Again, With Strict Rules

All Things Considered

00:49 sec | 2 years ago

Cruise Ships Can Sail Again, With Strict Rules

"Says big cruise ships won't be able to resume taking passengers on vacations again until they can prove they can prevent the spread of the Corona virus. NPR's Rob Stein has more The CDC says cruise ships will have to demonstrate that they can protect passengers and crew members from the virus and prevent shipped from sparking outbreaks when they dock crucial companies will have to set up testing systems in quarantine, isolation and social distancing protocols to protect passengers and crew members. And before any real passengers are allowed on board crew ship companies will have to stage mock trips, with volunteers acting like passengers and crew members to demonstrate their safe. Cruise ships became hot spots of infections early in the pandemic. Rob Stein. NPR NEWS Wall Street Lower by the closing

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Coronavirus Test Results Are Still Taking Too Long, A Survey Shows

NPR News Now

00:45 sec | 2 years ago

Coronavirus Test Results Are Still Taking Too Long, A Survey Shows

"On new survey says testing for the corona virus is getting faster in the US but NPR's Rob Stein reports finds that's still too long to expectedly prevent the virus from spreading research team based at northeastern university surveyed more than fifty thousand people in all fifty states plus the district of Columbia. Those who coronavirus test waited almost three days on average for the results that's down from about four days back in the spring. But the researchers say that's still too late to have prevented them from spreading the virus other people. African Americans and Hispanics waited about a day longer than whites on average and only about half of those who tested positive were contacted by health worker to get the names of other people who they might have infected rob Stein NPR

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Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

Morning Edition

01:30 min | 2 years ago

Trump and first lady test positive for COVID-19

"President Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the Corona virus. NPR's Franco Ordonez reports, The president's infection immediately raises significant questions. The White House physician, said in a memo that the president and first lady, we're both well and that the president will continue carrying out his duties. But Joel Goldstein, a presidential historian at ST Louis University, said, Even if the president just gets sick, it creates uncertainty raises the possibility of succession are an ability, so at one level, it's it's a big deal. On the other hand. The fact that the president is sick doesn't mean that presidential power is transferred. But the White House is taking an optimistic tone, saying Vice President Mike Pence will step in as needed. What the president plans to be very engaged Franco or Dona as NPR news President Trump is 74 years old and his weight has been classified as obese. Both of these put him in a higher risk category for developing co 19. NPR's Rob Stein has more President hasn't released as many details about his health as previous presidents have. But his doctors have said that despite his age and his weight, he is an excellent health. He takes medication to lower his cholesterol, but doctors haven't reported any other. Health problems that would increase his wrist such as you don't diabetes or heart disease or high blood pressure, And I should mention that first lady Melania Trump is 50 so is not in this high risk group as

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Massive genetic study in Houston shows coronavirus mutating and potentially evolving amid rapid U.S. spread

The Takeaway

00:52 sec | 2 years ago

Massive genetic study in Houston shows coronavirus mutating and potentially evolving amid rapid U.S. spread

"That some strains of the Corona virus spread more easily than others. NPR's Rob Stein has the tails. Researchers analyzed more than 5000 genetic sequences of the Corona virus recovered from patients in Houston. They found that samples of the virus containing a mutation in the protein the virus uses to infect cells. Quickly became dominant between the 1st and 2nd waves of infections, The researchers say that suggests mutation made those strains of the virus more contagious. Researcher stress that mutation did not make the virus board dangerous patients who caught it didn't get sicker, but it appears they tend to have higher amounts of the virus in their bodies, which could explain by virus with that mutation spreads or easily. Some scientists, however, are questioning the researchers conclusions. Rob Stein.

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CDC reverses COVID-19 testing guidance after report of interference

The Takeaway

00:58 sec | 2 years ago

CDC reverses COVID-19 testing guidance after report of interference

"Guidelines suggesting that people who have been exposed to the Corona virus don't necessarily have to get tested. NPR's Rob Stein reports. The revised guidance comes as thie us near is 200,000 deaths from Coben 19. The CDC is now saying that anyone who has had close contact with someone with covert 19 should get tested for the virus. The updated Cardin's comes after the agency had come under heavy criticism for previously suggesting that testing of exposed people isn't always necessary. Public health experts say testing exposed people is crucial to spot any new infections quickly and prevent new outbreaks from occurring. The confusion over the CDC recommendations has raised widespread concern about political interference, damaging CDC crucial role in providing reliable advice during a public health crisis. Rob Stein. NPR NEWS Belarus is accusing the U.

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NFC West: Who will unseat the 49ers?

KNBR Tonight with Drew Hoffar & Kevin Frandsen

05:45 min | 2 years ago

NFC West: Who will unseat the 49ers?

"So glad to be joined by Candace Silva of the rams wire as we go around the NFC west try to figure out who's going to unseat the forty Niners if they can be unseeded at the top of the division cam covers the the rams the rams who apparently are the hot bat right now to win the Superbowl at thirty to one what the hell's going on their camp yeah apparently they were the most popular Super Bowl bet of the last I think there's some were the bachelor come in anywhere on the rams won the Superbowl which is surprising because they've done nothing in the past okay two months to really bolster their claim as a Super Bowl contender in it's been a rough offseason for them so they got a bounce back in to see them as a Super Bowl favorite or not people will favor but to see so many people jumping on the bandwagon for them to win the Superbowl surprising I mean obviously they were just in the Super Bowl now might about a decade ago by our current time frame standards but it was two seasons ago and they still have the same quarterback they still have the same head coach where has it gone wrong we know what happened last year it in fact but if if people are buying in why would you say don't hi this is biggest issue right now I was really surprised that they essentially ignored the the office of identity try to remake it or bring in much talent really on the opposite line this offseason they refinance or what works best it brought back Austin blight who could play guard and center I'm so really they're sticking with the same group that they had last year there's a lot of competition really the only position that sat on the opposite wanted at left tackle with what danger what work right but the other four spots where they're gonna be competitions with Bobby Evans and rob Stein at right tackle Austin Blake and Bryan Alexander in the guard position is kind of just a mishmash of players who are relatively unproven at the NFL level so I would say that's the biggest issue switching Todd Gurley out for can makers they hope is going to be an upgrade at least hopefully in the in the explosiveness department because we do the regular Todd Gurley last season and he kind of seems like he's past his prime with the old me injury in right usage so they hope that with the improved often combined with these guys developing the younger guys and then a a better run game they're going to hopefully get back to their roots from the twenty seventeen twenty seventeen to twenty eighteen season that also supplying plan doesn't seem like a very good one considering that they're in a division with the forty Niners who I don't think I'm being a Homer here by saying that they have a pretty darn good defense of line like that that might not be a good match up for them yeah that's one of the best defensive line principality and you're gonna have it you're gonna have such a us a big mismatch every time that these teams square off because the defense of life for forty third San Francisco so good you got Nick Bosa all the guys on the interior Erik Armstead so there's gonna be tough match ups all across the front when these teams square off twice a year and you're not gonna want to right now in blocking these guys or Bobby Evans are often blight it's it's gonna be a tough match up for all these guys what's M. brings us to the cornerback what what went down with Jared Goff I mean I don't know what it was it all just smoke and mirrors in that Super Bowl season was he figured out I mean there there's been plenty of arguments I've seen a lot of smart people say listen as soon as Matt Patricia showed how to basically not bite on the play action it was game over for the rams they still made the Super Bowl but last year was not great is there any realistic expectation around the rams that they can make it jump now with you know maybe acres and there is the full time running back yeah I I wouldn't say your golf was just smoke and mirrors in twenty eighteen I thought he was a legitimate MVP candidates for most that season and then they kind of have that by the crazy Monday Night Football game against the chiefs and ever since then he's just more grass than not been the same player it was it was he was really terrible on play action last season which was a surprise but again that goes back to the office of line you just didn't have time to to get to a second read he didn't have time to to turn his back to the defense on these armies clashing passes so that a big impact but he's a player who I know they gave them a hundred thirty four million dollars but at this point in his career he doesn't seem like someone who's going to really master the issues of the rest of the offense it's not can overcome terrible off in one place so for him in the rams to really bounce back it's going to take an improvement on the offensive line golf getting back to how he was playing in twenty eighteen and then that running game coming alive and that seems like a lot of that on because it's it's everything coming together as a cohesive unit but I mean with the talent that they do have they still look really good receivers with concocting Robert wood acres and Henderson at running back our promising and golf if he if he lives up to his contracting really pleased the way the FHS quarterback showed the ram should bounce back nicely I like Henderson he came out of Memphis right yep yep he he really was under utilized last year yeah they were kind of well I wouldn't say stubborn sticking with elderly but he just didn't get many opportunities but when he did when he did get some chances he showed his show computer production yeah if you could once against the forty Niners last season to worry bounced off a few tackles and I mean he he's a smaller guy he runs hard and he he he also I'm interested to see how they utilize them with Cammy Kerr's

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U.S. passes 2 million coronavirus cases as states continue to relax guidelines

Morning Edition

00:36 sec | 2 years ago

U.S. passes 2 million coronavirus cases as states continue to relax guidelines

"And P. R.'s rob Stein says as states continue loosening their coronavirus restrictions some are seeing rising numbers of infections things have gotten much better in places that were hit hardest the earliest you know like New York New Jersey but infections are rising in more than twenty states including Florida the Carolinas Arkansas Arizona also Texas California even Montana and Idaho now in some places the total number of cases is still pretty small but infections may be starting to go up quickly and this is especially concerning more workplaces that don't have a lot of hospitals and you know so could get easily

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