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Conservative blocs unleash wave of litigation to curb public health powers

Through a wave of pandemic-related litigation, a trio of small but mighty conservative legal blocs has rolled back public health authority at the local, state and federal levels, recasting America's future battles against infectious diseases. Galvanized by what they've characterized as an overreach of COVID-related health orders issued... go to Article >

White House pushes strategy to slow overdoses as street drugs grow more deadly

101 Days ago News Source: Npr.org

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration says it plans to cut the number of fatal overdoses in the United States by 13 percent by 2025, potentially saving tens of thousands of lives. That would mean reversing a catastrophic four-fold rise in drug... read more

2022/09/24 17:00 GMT

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2022/09/24 18:00 GMT

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Tropical Storm Ian threatens the Caribbean, Florida with possible hurricane conditions

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Officials in the Caribbean and Florida are warning residents to prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Ian, an intensifying storm that's expected to grow into a hurricane over the weekend. The weather system currently churning southeast of... read more

Russians flee military duty

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Increased numbers of Russians are continuing to leave the country since President Putin announced the partial mobilisation. The queue on the border between Georgia and Russia has grown ten kilometres long as men attempt to avoid the draft. Also... read more

Pharoah Sanders, giant of spirit-driven jazz, dies at 81

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Pharoah Sanders, the revered and influential tenor saxophonist who explored and extended the boundaries of his instrument, notably alongside John Coltrane in the 1960s, died on Saturday morning in Los Angeles. His death was announced in a post on... read more

NASA delays the Artemis 1 moon mission for a third time as a tropical storm approaches

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The Artemis 1 moon mission has been delayed, not once, not twice, but now three times. The launch was scheduled for Tuesday, but NASA announced on Saturday that it had decided to postpone the mission in response to Tropical Storm Ian, which... read more

2022/09/24 13:00 GMT

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'Wait Wait' for Sept. 24, 2022: With Not My Job guest Michael Strahan

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This week's show was recorded at the Studebaker Theater in Chicago, with host Peter Sagal, official judge and scorekeeper Bill Kurtis, Not My Job guest Michael Strahan and panelists Negin Farsad, Karen Chee and Shane O'Neill. Click the audio link... read more

Weekend Arts Planner: Radiolab for kids, A Raisin in the Sun returns and klezmer goes gospel

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WNYC Culture and Arts Editor, Steve Smith joins Weekend Edition host David Furst once again, to bring us his latest picks for music, theater and other cultural happening in New York City. 1. Radiolab for Kids: The first place we're headed is The... read more

2022/09/24 11:00 GMT

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