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A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 1 million globally.
Oct. 28, 2020
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View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
Oct. 28, 2020
The early season arrival of a mix of rain, snow, sleet, freezing rain and gusty winds, which first struck on Monday night, caught public utility companies unprepared for the massive power losses.
Oct. 28, 2020
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House Democrats hope to pick up seats in this election and add to their 232-197 majority. They have focused on President Trump's handling of the coronavirus and threats to the health care law.
Oct. 28, 2020
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Women have made great strides. But the uncomfortable truth is that in their homes, they are still fitting into stereotypical roles of doing the bulk of housework and parenting.
Oct. 28, 2020
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It's one type of business offering a frighteningly good time, with trick-or-treating discouraged and haunted houses seeming even scarier than other years because of COVID-19.
Oct. 28, 2020
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Female physicians spend more time with each patient than male doctors do and their patients report increased satisfaction. But the extra time adds up and results in less money.
Oct. 28, 2020
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Wyoming is quietly supporting action elsewhere to preserve its coal-dependent economy. Experts on money in politics say they've never seen this before and find it troubling.
Oct. 28, 2020
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It was the end of a pandemic-shortened season of only 60 games. Los Angeles won for the first time in 32 years.
Oct. 27, 2020
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The culprit is air pollution — a problem around the globe, from homes where people cook using coal and wood to the smoky streets of San Francisco when wildfires were raging.
Oct. 27, 2020
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During a bruising political season, many Americans are dropping friends and family members who have different political views. Experts say we should be talking more, not less.
Oct. 27, 2020
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After NPR reported claims of civilian deaths in the operation against the ISIS chief, Central Command says the men showed "hostile intent," but it found no weapons or signs they fired at U.S. forces.
Oct. 27, 2020
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Gov. Ralph Northam ordered the statue removed in June. The statue, which stands 60 feet high, is the only Confederate statue still standing on the city's Monument Avenue.
Oct. 27, 2020
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"This is a life-threatening situation," the National Hurricane Center said, urging people to take precautions against the risk of flooding. Louisiana and Alabama have declared a state of emergency.
Oct. 27, 2020
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A general increase in mask-wearing has been encouraging, U.S. public health experts say. But too few young people, especially, are social distancing and taking other steps to slow coronavirus' spread.
Oct. 27, 2020

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