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Got Questions About Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 Vaccine? We Have Answers The third COVID-19 vaccine authorized for use in the U.S. requires one shot instead of two, and works a slightly different way from the others. Here's what we know about its safety and effectiveness.
NPR.org | 8 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Biden Administration Moves To Speed Up Processing Of Migrants In Family Detention Parents and children arriving at the border would be more quickly released within 72 hours, sources say.
NPR.org | 9 hours, 41 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
U.N. Official: Biden Plan To Boost Refugee Resettlement 'Sends Important Signal' U.N. Deputy High Commissioner for Refugees Kelly Clements says she's pleased the U.S. plans to raise the cap on refugees to 125,000 per year. Work is already underway at the U.S.-Mexico border.
NPR.org | 10 hours, 25 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Capitol Police Call For Extension Of National Guard Help The Capitol Police is alert for a possible attack from militia members. There are currently 5,200 Guard members in the Capitol following the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol building.
NPR.org | 10 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Trump Appointee At VOA Parent Paid Law Firm Millions To Investigate His Own Staff Trump appointee Michael Pack hoped to fire top executives who challenged him at the U.S. Agency for Global Media. When he couldn't, Pack paid a high-profile law firm millions to investigate them.
NPR.org | 10 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
How Canada Post Is Encouraging Folks To Reach Out And Write With Free Postcards Canada Post is distributing prepaid postcards to 13.5 households in an effort to encourage people to connect with others through a handwritten note in its #WriteHereWriteNow campaign.
NPR.org | 12 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Myanmar Military Used Live Ammunition To Quell Protests Myanmar's military has used live ammunition to quell ongoing protests, which are trying to restore democratic rule, killing scores of protesters in recent days.
NPR.org | 13 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Writer's Memoir About Her Clerical Job Becomes The Movie 'My Salinger Year' A young writer gets a clerical job with the book agent representing J.D. Salinger in My Salinger Year, a movie based on the memoir by Joanna Rakoff.
NPR.org | 13 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Should Have Stayed Mum: Interview With Queen Of Talk Lands Royals In Hairy Situation NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Elizabeth Holmes, writer and longtime royal watcher, about the fallout from Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex's interview with Oprah Winfrey.
NPR.org | 13 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
'Reclaimers' Broke Into Empty Houses And Got To Stay But Others Haven't Since In March of 2020, a group of homeless and housing-insecure people broke into empty government-owned homes in a neighborhood of Los Angeles, and occupied them. They called themselves "Reclaimers."
NPR.org | 13 hours, 22 minutes ago | comment? | recommend