Face Coverings Mandated In North Carolina After COVID Surge : Consider This from NPR On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a major decision on access to abortion. The court struck down a Louisiana law that required doctors who perform abortions at clinics to also have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. NPR's Sarah McCammon reported from the clinic at the center of the case last year.

With coronavirus cases surging in North Carolina, officials issued a statewide mandate for face coverings, and are hiring bilingual contact tracers to work with the state's Latinx community.

Warehouses are a big source of temporary jobs in New Jersey, especially for undocumented immigrants. Workers often have to travel in crowded vans, despite guidelines to social distance. Now, WNYC's Karen Yi reports, some of them are getting sick.

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After SCOTUS Decision, The Future Of Abortion Rights; Mask Mandates

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After SCOTUS Decision, The Future Of Abortion Rights; Mask Mandates

After SCOTUS Decision, The Future Of Abortion Rights; Mask Mandates

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The Supreme Court ruled on Monday, in a 5-4 decision, a Louisiana law that required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges to nearby hospitals unconstitutional. Michael A. McCoy/Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court ruled on Monday, in a 5-4 decision, a Louisiana law that required doctors performing abortions to have admitting privileges to nearby hospitals unconstitutional.

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On Monday, the Supreme Court issued a major decision on access to abortion. The court struck down a Louisiana law that required doctors who perform abortions at clinics to also have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. NPR's Sarah McCammon reported from the clinic at the center of the case last year.

With coronavirus cases surging in North Carolina, officials issued a statewide mandate for face coverings, and are hiring bilingual contact tracers to work with the state's Latinx community.

Warehouses are a big source of temporary jobs in New Jersey, especially for undocumented immigrants. Workers often have to travel in crowded vans, despite guidelines to social distance. Now, WNYC's Karen Yi reports, some of them are getting sick.

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This episode was produced by Gabriela Saldivia, Anne Li, Lee Hale and Brent Baughman, and edited by Beth Donovan. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.