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Some members of Congress want to let tech startups access federal stimulus loans. But venture-capital-backed startups aren't like other small businesses — they fail even in good economic times.
May 31, 2020
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Access to tests has improved significantly, and in some places, people can now get tested without having to show any symptoms. We asked experts how much you can really learn from the result.
May 31, 2020
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Officials in Minneapolis promised a stronger response to protests over the death of George Floyd as police and demonstrators across the nation continue to clash.
May 31, 2020
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King has a history of making offensive and racist comments. Now, some Republicans are worried that his district could be in jeopardy of getting picked up by Democrats.
May 31, 2020
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COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting older tribal members throughout Indian Country. The deaths of these elders means the loss of ceremonies, stories, language and cultural wisdom.
May 31, 2020
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The successful SpaceX launch has its roots in two previous administrations, but President Trump credited his own leadership.
May 31, 2020
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The docking came above China and Mongolia as the ISS was traveling at 17,000 mph. It docked 19 hours after the historic launch with NASA astronauts from the Kennedy Space Center.
May 31, 2020
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Top officials with the bloc encouraged Trump to rethink his plans to leave the international health agency. Trump's Friday announcement followed weeks of criticisms and threats to pull funding.
May 30, 2020
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After an aborted launch attempt to the International Space Station on Wednesday, the weather cleared and the launch went ahead on Saturday.
May 30, 2020
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The order follows a night of angry protests in Minneapolis and nationwide. As many as 800 personnel could move within four hours at the governor's request, a U.S. official told NPR.
May 30, 2020
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Gov. Tim Walz is fully mobilizing the state's National Guard — "an action that has never been taken in [the Guard's] 164-year history" — to prepare for a fifth night of protests.
May 30, 2020
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Consensus is growing in Washington to repeal the decades-old law that protects tech platforms from lawsuits. Experts fear unintended consequences.
May 30, 2020
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Americans continued to express their grief and outrage in demonstrations across the country, with violence emerging in some cities.
May 30, 2020
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NPR's analysis shows just how stark the impact has been on African-Americans and Latinos. Experts say the pandemic will go on — for everyone — unless we direct resources where they're most needed.
May 30, 2020
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Chief Justice John Roberts sided with the court's liberal bloc in a 5-4 decision issued late Friday. The lawsuit had argued that the state's limits on attendance discriminated against religion.
May 30, 2020

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