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A watch that belonged to Adolf Hitler sells for $1.1 million Jewish leaders and others objected to the sale at a Maryland auction house, saying it had little to no historical value.
NPR.org | 1 hour, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hong Kong cuts COVID hotel quarantine to 3 days for arrivals Hong Kong's COVID lockdown measures have devastated the city's tourism industry and disrupted business travel in a city known for being an international financial center and a business hub.
NPR.org | 3 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A London museum agrees to return more than 70 pieces of looted Nigerian art The Horniman Museum promised to repatriate a trove of artifacts, which include objects known as Benin bronzes, looted from West Africa during a British military invasion in 1897.
NPR.org | 7 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Democrats pull off climate, health and tax bill in weekend sessions Senate Democrats passed a spending bill which would attempt to tackle climate change, the high cost of prescription drugs and lower the deficit by roughly $300 billion.
NPR.org | 11 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Why batteries in modern gadgets aren't made to last The batteries in our phones and headphones only last a few years. NPR's Daniel Estrin asks The Washington Post's tech columnist Geoffrey Fowler about the life span of today's gadgets and why they die.
NPR.org | 11 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
From Beyonce to Lizzo, how and when musicians update offensive art After releasing her album Renaissance, Beyonce received backlash for the song, "Heated." She used a word that some consider a slur towards people with disabilities and has since changed the lyrics.
NPR.org | 11 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Pussy Riot talks 'Matriarchy Now' NPR's Daniel Estrin speaks to Nadya Tolokonnikova, founding member of Pussy Riot a feminist protest art collective about their debut mixtape, Matriarchy Now.
NPR.org | 11 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
RAGBRAI: Riding a bike across Iowa isn't for the sane. Sign me up. The Des Moines Register's Annual Great Break Ride Across Iowa is about to celebrate 50 years of pie, gravel roads and a community eager to make you forget about your troubles.
NPR.org | 15 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Scream for Me, Africa!': How the continent is reinventing heavy metal music Africa's metalheads have a bold vision. We talk to Edward Banchs, author of a new book about Africa's metal scene, and to a heavy metal singer in Botswana known as "Vulture."
NPR.org | 15 hours, 20 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The killings of 4 Muslim men in Albuquerque may be linked, police say Four Muslim men have been shot and killed over a period of nine months in Albuquerque, N.M. Most recently, a man was found dead on Friday after police received a call about a shooting.
NPR.org | 15 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend