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Biden's lawyer says additional classified documents have been found in Delaware

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 08:07
President Joe Biden speaks at an event in Mexico City, Mexico with other North American leaders on Jan. 10, 2023.

President Biden's lawyers have found more classified documents, this time at his Wilmington, Del., home. According to his lawyer Richard Sauber, "all but one" were found in storage in Biden's garage.

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Brazil goes after Bolsonaro's security chiefs and allies for allegedly helping rioters

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 05:53

Brazilian authorities are widening the investigations into how thousands of supporters of the far-right former president ransacked government buildings over the weekend.

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New York City nurses end strike after reaching a tentative agreement

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 05:49
Nurses from Mount Sinai Hospital strike outside the hospital on Monday in the Upper East Side neighborhood of New York City.

After three days on the picket line, more than 7,000 nurses are returning to work at the city's biggest hospitals with the promise of "concrete, enforceable safe staffing ratios," their union said.

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Joni Mitchell wins Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from Library of Congress

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 05:01
Joni Mitchell attends the 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pathbreaking folk singer and songwriter Joni Mitchell has been awarded one of the nation's highest honors in songwriting.

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Roberta Flack's first piano came from a junkyard – five Grammys would follow

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 04:01
 How Little Me Found Music tells the story of how Roberta Flack got her very first piano.

The Green Piano: How Little Me Found Music recounts the story of Flack's father finding her a beat-up, old, upright in a junkyard — a treasure that led to a life in music.

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The FDA no longer requires all drugs to be tested on animals before human trials

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 03:03
A staff member for Sen. Rand Paul takes photos of her puppy, Jefferson, before a 2021 press conference on the FDA Modernization Act.

In a victory for animal rights advocates, drugmakers can take their products to human clinical trials using alternative testing methods that don't involve animals.

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A 'wolf warrior' is sidelined, as China softens its approach on the world stage

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 03:00

Zhao Lijian, a foreign ministry spokesman known for his combative approach, was reassigned. The change is mostly tactical, but analysts see a window of opportunity to improve China-U.S. relations.

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Here's where your money goes when you buy a ticket from a state-run lottery

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 02:30
A Mega Millions customer purchases her tickets for the estimated jackpot of $1.1 Billion at the Fuel On Convenience Store in Pittsburgh, Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Twenty-four consecutive drawings later with no grand prize winner named, the Mega Millions jackpot is now over $1 billion, making it one of the largest jackpots in lottery history. The next drawing is Friday.

The Mega Millions' estimated jackpot has increased to a total of $1.35 billion — the second-largest jackpot in the game's history, officials say.

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Elon Musk has lost more money than anyone in history, Guinness World Records says

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 02:28
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition on March 9, 2020, in Washington.

Musk has lost hundreds of billions of dollars in recent years, largely due to Tesla stock plummeting.

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U.S. women's soccer tries to overcome its past lack of diversity

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 02:18
U.S. national team player Crystal Dunn, second from left, listens to instructions with teammates during practice for a match against Nigeria Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2022, in Riverside, Mo.

While the U.S. women's national soccer team has steadily become more representative, players say there's still work to be done. That means ensuring young women of color feel included in the sport.

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Ryan Shazier was seriously injured in an NFL game. He has advice for Damar Hamlin

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 02:09
Retired NFL player Ryan Shazier, pictured in 2018, relearned how to walk after suffering a spinal cord injury during a 2017 game.

The players suffered different injuries, though in similar settings. The former Steeler reflects on the memories Hamlin's collapse brought back and what he learned from his own long road to recovery.

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Like Damar Hamlin, Ryan Shazier experienced a life-altering injury while in the NFL

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 02:09

As the Buffalo Bills Damar Hamlin continues his recovery, retired NFL linebacker Ryan Shazier talks with NPR's A Martinez about his own experience trying to come back from a major injury.

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Security underpins U.S. ties with Gulf states like Saudi Arabia. But tensions linger

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 02:02
In this photo made available by Saudi Press Agency, Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister Mohammed bin Salman, center, talks with Gulf Arab leaders during the Gulf Cooperation Council Summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in December. Gulf Arab leaders and others in the Mideast met as part of a state visit by Chinese leader Xi Jinping.

Visiting Saudi Arabia last summer, President Biden tried to reassure Arab leaders of U.S. commitment to the region's security. But Gulf nations aren't necessarily rushing to side with Washington.

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Inflation is easing, even if it may not feel that way

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 02:01
A Target customer looks at a display of board games while shopping at Target store in San Francisco, Calif. Inflation continues to ease, even if many people many not feel that way in their daily lives.

Inflation likely cooled a bit in December, but prices are still climbing at a rapid rate, meaning people have to work longer and harder just to maintain the same standard of living.

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Maryland girl finds ancient tooth from a 50-foot-long megalodon in the Chesapeake Bay

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 02:00

Budding paleontologist Molly Sampson found the 5-inch megalodon tooth near Calvert Cliffs, Md., while trying out the new insulated waders she got for Christmas.

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Look to the night sky in 2023

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 02:00

Astronomer Jackie Faherty outlines the most exciting sky events you can put on your calendar in 2023, from eclipses to meteor showers and more.

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Here's the latest on the NOTAM outage that caused flight delays and cancellations

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 01:00
People pass through Salt Lake City International Airport on Wednesday. The outage of a key safety system led to thousands of flight delays and cancellations in the U.S.

The Federal Aviation Administration said late Wednesday that early work traced the blackout to a "damaged database file."

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NASA's Webb telescope has discovered its first exoplanet

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 00:14
In this April 13, 2017 photo provided by NASA, technicians lift the mirror of the James Webb Space Telescope using a crane at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md. The telescope is designed to peer back so far that scientists will get a glimpse of the dawn of the universe about 13.7 billion years ago and zoom in on closer cosmic objects with sharper focus.

The exoplanet was found using a satellite and spectrography. It has a similar size as Earth, but is much hotter and completes its orbit around its star in two days.

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Antigovernment protests spread across Peru and near tourist draw of Machu Picchu

Thu, 01/12/2023 - 00:06
 "Dina killed me with bullets" referring to President Dina Boluarte, during a funeral procession for protesters and others killed during clashes with police in Juliaca, Peru, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023.

Protests against Peruvian President Dina Boluarte's government that have left dozens of people dead since they began a month ago spread through the south of the Andean country.

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Amazon loses bid to overturn historic union win on Staten Island warehouse

Wed, 01/11/2023 - 17:16
Amazon Labor Union President Chris Smalls speaks at a New York rally on Sept. 5. The company had fired Smalls from its Staten Island warehouse after he helped lead a pandemic-era walkout.

Amazon should recognize its first unionized warehouse in the U.S., a federal labor official ruled.

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