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NPR Shopping Cart Economics: How Prices Changed At A Walmart In 1 Year
NPR is tracking about 80 items sold at a Walmart in Georgia, since mid-2018 with an eye toward products caught in the trade war. On average, their prices increased 3%. Tariffs are one of many factors.
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A Daily Baby Aspirin Could Help Many Pregnancies And Save Lives
Pregnant women at high or even moderate risk of developing the life-threatening condition preeclampsia should consider taking a very small dose of aspirin daily to prevent it, doctors say.
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3 Crackling Young Adult Reads To Welcome Fall
Time to put down the beach reads and pick up some substantive, immersive new young adult books — from a monstrous fantasy, to a refugee's tale, to a story that brings new meaning to haunted houses.
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Taliban Lifts Ban On Red Cross, Pledges To Protect Aid Workers In Afghanistan
"We welcome the acknowledgment of our humanitarian principles and renewal of security guarantees," says the Red Cross leader in Afghanistan.
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Purdue Pharma, Accused Of Fueling Opioid Crisis, Files For Chapter 11
The bankruptcy follows the Sackler family, which owns Purdue, agreeing to surrender control of the company and offering $3 billion in cash to opioid-hit communities.
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New York Set To Join Michigan In Banning Some E-Cigarettes
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state will issue an emergency regulation banning certain flavored products. The move comes amid advances toward a similar federal ban.
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Oil Prices Jump Following Drone Attack On Saudi Oil Facility
The price surge comes after weekend strikes on the kingdom's Abqaiq oil processing plant and Khurais oil field. Yemen's Houthi rebels claimed responsibility, but the U.S. says Iran played a key role.
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A Surprise Vote, Thrown Phone And Partisan 'Mistrust' Roil N.C. As Maps Are Redrawn
Lawmakers in the North Carolina legislature face a Wednesday deadline to submit new voting district lines to a state court. The previous lines were found to be unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
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'Don't Stop Believin" Goes On And On, Because We Need It To
Whatever your relationship with Journey's 1981 hit, a perseverance anthem that has itself persevered, there is no escaping the longing it evokes for youth, love and a chance at greatness.
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A Fire Lookout On What's Lost In A Transition To Technology
The number of manned fire lookouts in the U.S. is dwindling, as technology is increasingly used to spot and monitor wildfires. But can technology replace a human watch?
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'We Don't Want To Die': Women In Turkey Decry Rise In Violence And Killings
"Domestic violence never happens because there's a problem with the woman. The men are killing. They are the problem," says a rights activist in Istanbul.
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Sunday Puzzle: It's Game Day
Listener Holly Ashworth of Oak Park, Ill., plays this week's puzzle with New York Times puzzlemaster Will Shortz.
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A Portrait Of Molly Ivins, Maverick Texas Journalist, In 'Raise Hell'
A new documentary about the political columnist and author takes a personal look at a woman who used her scalding wit and investigative skills to skewer politicians for nearly four decades.
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'Homesick' Is A Boundary-Expanding Story Of Devotion And Growing Up
Accomplished translator Jennifer Croft's first non-translated work is a hybrid, mixing photography and impressionistic autobiographical writing to tell the story of Croft's artistic coming of age.
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UAW Goes On Strike Against General Motors
Picket lines began forming outside GM plants after the United Auto Workers voted on Sunday to begin a strike at midnight. Nearly 50,000 workers are affected by the work stoppage.
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Iran Denies It Is Behind Drone Attacks On Oil Plants In Saudi Arabia
Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed responsibility for the attacks, but Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Iran of launching an "unprecedented attack on the world's energy supply."
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Country's New Supergroup 'The Highwomen' Unite To Make Way For Unsung Female Artists
Natalie Hemby and Amanda Shires talk about the formation of their new all-female supergroup, a gutsy move within a male-dominated genre.
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MoviePass Has Officially Shut Down, And We Don't Know If There Will Be A Sequel
The service announced Friday that it would be suspending service for an undefined amount of time.
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Judge Blocks Removal Of Confederate Statue That Sparked Charlottesville Protest
An effort to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee sparked the white nationalist rally in 2017 that resulted in the deaths of counter-demonstrator Heather Heyer and two state police officers.
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Democrats Get Closer To Serious Field Of Trump Challengers
Something happened this week that was hard to pin down, but palpable. Not the contrast of night and day, but perhaps the difference between dusk and dawn.
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You'll Want To Open Every One Of 'The Ten Thousand Doors Of January'
Alix E. Harrow's debut novel, about a young woman growing up in a mysterious mansion at the turn of the last century, will lead you on a journey through books within books and worlds within worlds.
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Opinion: President Trump Claims He Was At Ground Zero On Sept. 11. But Was He?
He continues to say he rushed to the wreckage of the twin towers after the Sept. 11 attacks to help. NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the heroic work of the rescue crews.
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Ken Burns Gets To The Heart Of 'Country Music'
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with filmmaker Ken Burns about his latest PBS documentary, Country Music.
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The Next Stage: How Young Venezuelan Artists Continue Their Studies In The U.S.
More than 200,000 Venezuelans have fled to South Florida in recent years. Now, with the help of Miami arts programs, young dancers and musicians are getting scholarships to keep doing what they love.
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'Drag 'Em': How Movement Shaped The Music Of Mary Lou Williams
Before settling in Harlem, Mary Lou Williams traveled the country playing with big bands. The road shaped her sound, and her theory of black music as "the greatest and only true art in the world."
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'Don't You Forget About' This Charming, Deliciously Dramatic Romance
Mhairi McFarlane's latest follows the unfortunate, aimless Georgina as she deals with her father's death, a bad boyfriend and a worse job — until her first love unexpectedly walks back into her life.
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Mugabe's State Funeral Proceeds, But His Burial Plan Has Been Mired In Controversy
Zimbabwe's longtime president Robert Mugabe was honored with a state funeral on Saturday — put on by the president and military leaders who had forced him out of office just two years ago.
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Osama Bin Laden's Son Killed In U.S. Counterterrorism Operation, Trump Says
Hamza bin Laden was killed in the Afghanistan/Pakistan region, according to a statment by the president on Saturday. He said his death "undermines important operational activities" of al-Qaida.
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British Authorities Scramble To Find Stolen Solid Gold Toilet
Titled America, it is a work of art by Italian Maurizio Cattelan that had been installed at England's Blenheim Palace. A 66-year-old man has been taken into custody.
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