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Angered By New Coronavirus Restrictions, Protesters In Netherlands Clash With Police

Jan. 25
Jaclyn Diaz / NPR

Many people are angry that the Netherlands has imposed a new curfew to contain the spread of COVID-19 and new variants of the coronavirus.

Biden Aims To Close Loopholes In Federal 'Buy American' Provisions

Jan. 25
Ayesha Rascoe / NPR

The measure is part of President Biden's promised push to boost U.S. manufacturing, and continues his efforts to sign a slew of executive actions during his first days in office.

Tough Decisions Ahead For Biden's Incoming Solicitor General

Jan. 25
Nina Totenberg / NPR

At issue is whether the new administration should reverse course in cases where the Trump administration outlined a legal position. But the justices do not look kindly on the government flip-flopping.

Some Seniors Face Shrinking Nest Eggs As They Care For Loved Ones During Pandemic

Jan. 25
Sally Herships / NPR

Many senior citizens entered their golden years with more debt than previous generations, and now they're struggling financially as they try to provide care for an ailing relative during the pandemic.

House Poised To Transmit Article Of Impeachment Against Trump To Senate

Jan. 25
Barbara Sprunt / NPR

The trial itself will begin on Feb. 9, giving the Democratic House impeachment managers and Trump's defense team two weeks to file briefs and finalize their legal preparations.

Fatal Police Shootings Of Unarmed Black People Reveal Troubling Patterns

Jan. 25
Cheryl W. Thompson / NPR

Since 2015, police officers have fatally shot at least 135 unarmed Black people nationwide. The majority of officers were white and for at least 15 of them, the shootings were not their first or last.

Protect Pregnant Women 'Through Research,' Not 'From Research,' OB-GYNs Urge

Jan. 25
Maggie Mertens / NPR

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, doctors say it's long past time to address the exclusion of pregnant women from research on drugs and vaccines. They say better study design is the answer.

Biden To Implement Travel Restrictions To Combat New Coronavirus Variants

Jan. 25
Jaclyn Diaz / NPR

Newly discovered variants of COVID-19 in South Africa and Brazil could make the virus more infectious and may decrease the efficacy of vaccines.

Mexican President López Obrador Tests Positive For COVID-19

Jan. 24
Emma Bowman / NPR

Andrés Manuel López Obrador said his symptoms are mild. The Mexican leader has resisted lockdowns and repeatedly dismissed the health risks posed by the virus.

A sign at a City Heights corner store advising ...

San Diego County Reports 31 COVID-19 Deaths, 1,637 New Cases Of Virus

Jan. 24
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials reported 1,637 new COVID-19 cases and 31 additional deaths Sunday — the 55th consecutive day with more than 1,000 new cases.

Social Media Fueled Russian Protests Despite Government Attempts To Censor

Jan. 24
Kat Lonsdorf / NPR

Tens of thousands took to the streets across Russia, sharing photos and videos on social media faster than they could be removed, urging others to join.

Inside the intensive care unit (ICU) of one of ...

2 In 5 Americans Live Where COVID-19 Strains Hospital ICUs

Jan. 24
Carla K. Johnson and Nicky Forster / Associated Press”

U.S. hospital intensive care units in many parts of the country are straining to handle record numbers of COVID-19 patients. Some are running out of space and supplies, while scrambling to pay the soaring rates of temporary traveling nurses.

U.S. Tops 25 Million Confirmed Coronavirus Cases

Jan. 24
Matthew S. Schwartz / NPR

The devastating news comes almost one year to the day after the first case of the virus was detected in the country and as officials warn that the situation will only grow worse before it gets better.

Storm clouds form over the San Carlos area in S...

Second Of Three Storms Expected In San Diego County Sunday Night

Jan. 24
By City News Service

Another colder storm is expected to hit San Diego County Suday night with showers breaking out in the evening and becoming widespread overnight through early Monday.

A man receives a COVID-19 vaccine at San Diego ...

County Reports 43 COVID-19 Deaths, 2,980 New Cases Of Virus

Jan. 24
By City News Service

San Diego County public health officials have reported 2,980 new COVID-19 cases and 43 additional deaths while expanding eligibility to receive the coronavirus vaccine to those ages 65 and older.

11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

Jan. 24
Jason Breslow / NPR

The workers became trapped on Jan. 10 following an unexplained explosion at a gold mine in the eastern province of Shandong. One miner has died and another 10 remain missing.

New Zealand Records 1st Suspected COVID-19 Community Case Since November

Jan. 24
Avie Schneider / NPR

A 56-year-old woman who had traveled to Spain and the Netherlands for work late last year has tested positive for the coronavirus. It's New Zealand's first probable community transmission in months.

As Israelis Flock To UAE, They See A New Precedent: Peace Deals Without Giving Ground

Jan. 24
Daniel Estrin / NPR

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel's United Arab Emirates peace deal sets a precedent: Israel need not cede captured land to the Palestinians in order to win friends in the Arab world.

Arizona Republicans Censure Party Leaders At Odds With Trump

Jan. 23
Matthew S. Schwartz / NPR

State GOP members passed resolutions to condemn three party leaders who they said failed to support former President Donald Trump: Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain.

Facebook Oversight Board Co-Chair On Determining The Future Of Trump's Accounts

Jan. 23
Jason Slotkin / NPR

Facebook oversight board co-chair Jamal Greene tells NPR about what the board is considering as it weighs whether to allow Donald Trump back onto Facebook and Instagram.

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