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Memo To People Of Earth: ‘Third World’ Is An Offensive Term!

Memo To People Of Earth: ‘Third World’ Is An Offensive Term!

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The question of what to call the "developing world" is a developing debate. Jing Wei for NPR hide caption toggle caption Jing Wei for NPR The question of what to call the "developing world" is a developing debate. Jing Wei for NPR When an armed mob stormed the U.S. Capitol and took over the building…
More Than 1 Million People Have Received COVID-19 Vaccinations

More Than 1 Million People Have Received COVID-19 Vaccinations

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That number may sound like a lot but it's short of the original goal. As the second week of vaccinations draws to an end, officials say there are "some hiccups," but things are going more smoothly.
More Than 100,000 People Died Of COVID-19 In Nursing Homes, Findings Show

More Than 100,000 People Died Of COVID-19 In Nursing Homes, Findings...

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NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Priya Chidambaram of the Kaiser Family Foundation about their findings that more than 100,000 residents and staff of long-term care facilities have died of COVID-19. ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: We've been reporting that more than 250,000 people have died of COVID-19 in this country. And here's another grim statistic. More than…
ANA President On Why People Of Color Should Be Involved In Vaccine Trials

ANA President On Why People Of Color Should Be Involved In...

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NPR's David Greene talks to the president of the American Nurses Association — Ernest Grant who is Black — about the importance of people of color participating in COVID-19 vaccination trials.
‘More People May Die’: Biden Chides Trump For Blocking Presidential Transition

‘More People May Die’: Biden Chides Trump For Blocking Presidential Transition

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President-elect Joe Biden walks by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris before delivering remarks on his plan for economic recovery under his incoming administration. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden walks by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris before delivering remarks on his plan for economic recovery under his incoming administration. Joe…
A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On American Airlines

A New Rule Means Some People With Wheelchairs Can’t Fly On...

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John Morris, here in Bogotá, Colombia, has a website called Wheelchair Travel and hosts a travel podcast. Andrea Morris hide caption toggle caption Andrea Morris John Morris, here in Bogotá, Colombia, has a website called Wheelchair Travel and hosts a travel podcast. Andrea Morris John Morris calls himself an "aviation geek." He's a frequent flyer…
When Young People Get COVID-19, Infections Soon Rise Among Older Adults

When Young People Get COVID-19, Infections Soon Rise Among Older Adults

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As students return to college campuses, the surrounding communities are seeing an increase in coronavirus infections Michael Conroy/AP hide caption toggle caption Michael Conroy/AP As students return to college campuses, the surrounding communities are seeing an increase in coronavirus infections Michael Conroy/AP Young adults are driving coronavirus infections in the U.S., and are likely spreading…
Older People, Got A Pandemic Problem? A Club To Help You Figure It Out — Yourself

Older People, Got A Pandemic Problem? A Club To Help You...

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Dao Thi Hoa, right, chairwoman of the Intergenerational Self Help Club in the Khuong Din ward of Hanoi in Vietnam, checks the club's account book with other members. Nguyễn Văn Hốt hide caption toggle caption Nguyễn Văn Hốt Dao Thi Hoa, right, chairwoman of the Intergenerational Self Help Club in the Khuong Din ward of…
Coronavirus FAQ: I See People Wearing Disposable Coveralls On Planes. Good Idea?

Coronavirus FAQ: I See People Wearing Disposable Coveralls On Planes. Good...

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Air passengers wearing practically full-body coveralls at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in India. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images Air passengers wearing practically full-body coveralls at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in India. Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP via Getty Images Each week, we answer…
Undocumented People With No Health Insurance Struggle Especially Hard From COVID-19

Undocumented People With No Health Insurance Struggle Especially Hard From COVID-19

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People who contract COVID-19 can spend months in recovery and end up with long-term disabilities. It's especially hard for undocumented immigrants who are at high risk an don't have health insurance.

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