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Checking for signs of COVID-19, a medical worker in a protective suit checks the temperatures of people who were on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship as they fly on a chartered evacuation plane from Japan to Lackland Air Force Base in Texas. Philip and Gay Courter/via Reuters hide caption

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Coronavirus Update: 346 Americans Emerge From Quarantine At California Military Bases

"It is important to know that these people being released from quarantine pose no health risk to the surrounding community," a CDC press officer said in a statement to NPR.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders has opened up a wide lead among Democratic voters nationally, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

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Poll: Sanders Leads The Field, Bloomberg Qualifies For His 1st Debate

The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist survey gives the former New York mayor enough polls showing him over 10% nationally to be on stage for the next Democratic debate Wednesday in Nevada.

Poll: Sanders Leads The Field, Bloomberg Qualifies For His 1st Debate

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Sleep trackers have become increasingly popular, but for some people, perfecting their sleep score becomes an end unto itself. Yiu Yu Hoi/Getty Images hide caption

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Losing Sleep Over The Quest For A Perfect Night's Rest

A boom in technology promising to improve sleep has an ironic side effect: orthosomnia. Thanks to sleep trackers, people get so obsessed with perfect sleep that they are losing sleep over it.

Losing Sleep Over The Quest For A Perfect Night's Rest

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R. Eric Thomas' new book is Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America. Katie Simbala hide caption

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R. Eric Thomas On 'Here For It: Or, How To Save Your Soul In America'

Thomas writes a column that is part news, part culture and part celebrity shade. But in his new book, he takes a look at his own life.

R. Eric Thomas on 'Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America'

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Faced with hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy. Tony Gutierrez/AP hide caption

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Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy As It Faces Hundreds Of Sex-Abuse Claims

The Boy Scouts of America has $1.4 billion in assets. The organization says it will use the Chapter 11 process to create a trust to provide compensation for victims.

Boy Scouts Of America Files For Bankruptcy As It Faces Hundreds Of Sex-Abuse Claims

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Ahora son dos ciudades, pero cuando se fundó en 1659 era sola una, que se llamó "Paso del Norte". Ilustración: Carla Berrocal, España. Carla Berrocal/Radio Ambulante hide caption

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A City In Two

The border between Ciudad Juárez in Mexico and El Paso in the U.S. is a place of cultural and linguistic fluidity, exchange and transit. But last year's attack at a Walmart in El Paso put all of that at risk. Listen to the story from "Radio Ambulante," NPR's Spanish-language podcast.

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BLM Acting Director Defends Agency's Controversial Move To Colorado

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management's acting chief says the decision to relocate the agency's headquarters from Washington, D.C., to Grand Junction, Colo., means "locals can come and see us."

BLM Acting Director Defends Agency's Controversial Move To Colorado

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Justin Bieber, photographed with fans at the premiere of his self-produced YouTube documentary series Seasons, on Jan. 27, 2020 in Los Angeles. The pop star released his first album in five years, Changes, on Feb. 14. Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images hide caption

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Justin Bieber Finds His Bliss

Justin Bieber sounds reinvigorated on Changes, his first studio album in five years — after a trying decade-plus of growing up in the digital spotlight.

The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology — known as The Penn Museum — has hired refugees and immigrants from the Middle East, Africa and Central America as part of their "Global Guides" program. Moumena Saradar, who is originally from Syria, stands next to the wedding jewelry and headdress of Queen Puabi, her favorite part of the Middle East gallery. Cameron Pollack for NPR hide caption

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Refugee Docents Help Bring A Museum's Global Collection To Life

Attendance at Philadelphia's Penn Museum has shot up since the Global Guides first tours in 2018. The refugee and immigrant docents receive training in archaeology, ancient history and storytelling.

Refugee Docents Help Bring A Museum's Global Collection To Life

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., eats lunch with musician Benny Starr at Bertha's Kitchen, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in North Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Voters Of Color Are Set To Have A Bigger Say As Democrats Enter A Crucial Phase

The Democratic presidential candidates have so far stood for elections in two of the whitest states in the country. That changes with Nevada and South Carolina.

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How To Buy A Car (Without Being Taken For A Ride)

Whether you're a car-buying pro or intimidated by the thought of stepping into a car dealership, these tips will help you avoid the potential pitfalls when it comes to getting a car loan.

How To Buy A Car (Without Being Taken For A Ride)

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