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USAID is one of the largest official foreign aid organizations in the world. An executive order from the Trump administration said there would be consequences if its diversity training programs were to continue. Photo Illustration by Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Why Diversity Training Has Been Suspended At USAID

The suspension followed an executive order from the Trump administration that called such workplace programs "divisive," "anti-American," racist against white people and sexist against men.

President Trump has promised to protect patients with preexisting conditions at campaign rallies, but he has not explained how he plans to do that. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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If The ACA Falls, Protecting Preexisting Conditions Could Be Harder Than It Sounds

Though the Trump administration is trying to dismantle the Affordable Care Act in court, it's vowed that people with health problems will still be able to get insured. Here's why that could be tricky.

Police officers stand guard in Philadelphia following protests over the police shooting death of Walter Wallace on Tuesday. David Delgado/Reuters hide caption

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Fatal Police Shooting In Philadelphia Sparks Protests, Clashes Overnight

Police shot and killed Walter Wallace during a confrontation Monday afternoon in West Philadelphia. Police said he was holding a knife. Violent clashes erupted on Monday night and into Tuesday.

The Tampa International Airport has started coronavirus testing for passengers with a boarding pass or proof of a reservation for a flight in the near future. Danny Valentine/Hillsborough County Aviation Authority hide caption

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Itching To Travel? Preflight Coronavirus Tests Are Getting Passengers In The Air

In hopes of jumpstarting a business decimated by the pandemic, airlines and airports are offering preflight, on-the-spot testing for the coronavirus, with some test results back in 15 minutes.

Itching To Travel? Preflight Coronavirus Tests Are Getting Passengers In The Air

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh and Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar (left to right) address a joint press conference on Tuesday at Hyderabad House in New Delhi. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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U.S. And India Sign Military Agreement During Pompeo, Esper Trip

It's the latest in a series of U.S.-India military agreements designed to counter China's growing power in the Indo-Pacific region.

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Washington Post Critic Says 'Trump Has Unwittingly Enabled' Discussions Of Race

Carlos Lozada tells NPR: "It's ironic that a president with such a negative force for race relations" and women's rights has presided over a period where both groups feel more empowered to speak out.

Washington Post Critic Says 'Trump Has Unwittingly Enabled' Discussions Of Race

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Farida Mercedes and her two sons Sebastian, 5, (left) and Lucas, 7, stand in their backyard in Fairlawn, N.J. Mercedes left her job as an assistant VP of HR at L'Oreal in August after working there for 17 years. As hundreds of thousands of women dropped out of the workforce in September, Latinas led the way, leaving at nearly three times the rate of white women. Erica Seryhm Lee for NPR hide caption

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'Something Has To Give': Latinas Leaving Workforce At Faster Rate Than Other Groups

Women are leaving the workforce at four times the rate of men. The shift is especially pronounced among Latina women, and that could have lasting effects for the broader economy.

'Something Has To Give': Latinas Leaving Workforce At Faster Rate Than Other Groups

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A man holds up an Indian flag during a rally with President Trump and Prime Minister Modi in Houston in September 2019. Trump and Modi have spoken of their friendship, but most Indian Americans say U.S.-India ties are low on their political priorities. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Trump-Modi Friendship, Survey Says Indian Americans Back Biden

A new survey of Indian American voters finds they heavily favor Biden over Trump. Both campaigns have been reaching out to Indian Americans, a small but potentially decisive voting bloc.

Despite Trump-Modi Friendship, Survey Says Indian Americans Back Biden

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In this May 2020 file photo provided by Eli Lilly, a researcher tests possible COVID-19 antibodies in a laboratory in Indianapolis. On Monday, U.S. government officials announced they are putting an early end to a study testing an Eli Lilly antibody drug for people hospitalized with COVID-19 because it doesn't seem to help. David Morrison/AP hide caption

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Eli Lilly Ends Antibody Trial In Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients, Other Trials Go On

The trial studied the efficacy of bamlanivimab in combination with the antiviral remdesivir on hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Researchers concluded the antibody treatment was "unlikely to help."

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis speaks during a news conference on Oct. 20 about the steady increase in new coronavirus cases in the state. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Colorado Governor Faces Challenges As COVID-19 Cases Surge And Winter Approaches

The state saw more than 8,000 new cases last week. Gov. Jared Polis has enacted a mask mandate and limited social gatherings but has encountered pushback.

Colorado Governor Faces Challenges As COVID-19 Cases Surge And Winter Approaches

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Wayne Coyne On Drugs And The Flaming Lips' 'American Head'

All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen talks with The Flaming Lips frontman about drugs, the tragic loss of friends, the impact on families and how it all informs the band's latest album, American Head.

Wayne Coyne On Drugs And The Flaming Lips' 'American Head'

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A family celebrates the approval of a new constitution in Santiago, Chile. After decades, the constitution from the country's years of dictatorship will finally be thrown out. Matias Basualdo/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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Chile Celebrates Voters' Decision To Scrap Constitution, Start Over

One year after Santiago's streets were jammed by protesters, they were filled Sunday with revelers. More than 7.5 million people voted, setting a new record for voter participation, officials said.

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