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India's Farmer Protests: Why Are They So Angry?

Demonstrations have been going on for months. Pop stars and climate activists have pledged support for the farmers. What sparked the movement is less glamorous: New rules for wholesale markets.

India's Farmer Protests: Why Are They So Angry?

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False conspiracy theories have always been a part of U.S. history, but experts say they're spreading faster and wider than ever before. Matt Williams for NPR hide caption

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'Through The Looking Glass': Conspiracy Theories Spread Faster And Wider Than Ever

While false conspiracies aren't new, experts say their reach is spreading – accelerated by social media, encouraged by former President Trump, and weaponized in a way that is unprecedented.

'Through The Looking Glass': Conspiracy Theories Spread Faster And Wider Than Ever

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The Tokyo Olympics Are On — For Now — As Athletes Train Through The Uncertainty

The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics were delayed a year by the coronavirus pandemic. Now, there's as much uncertainty as there was a year ago. The athletes are doing their best to focus on their training.

The Tokyo Olympics Are On — For Now — As Athletes Train Through The Uncertainty

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Gov. Cuomo Grants N.Y. AG's Request To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations

Two former aides to Cuomo have come forward with complaints of sexual harassment during their time in his administration. The investigation's findings will be disclosed in a public report.

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As Yemenis Starve To Death, Humanitarian Relief Group Pleas For International Help

Jan Egeland of the Norwegian Refugee Council is on the ground in Yemen. The United Nations is asking for funding as tens of thousands are already starving to death and millions more go hungry.

As Yemenis Starve To Death, Humanitarian Relief Group Pleas For International Help

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Palestinian elementary school students wearing protective face masks take their seats in their classroom amid the coronavirus pandemic on the first day of class in September at a United Nations-run school in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Majdi Mohammed/AP hide caption

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Israeli Health Officials To Government: Vaccinate All Palestinians

An outgoing high official told NPR that Israel has a public health imperative to protect all Palestinians from COVID-19, plus a humanitarian obligation.

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Could A Single Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine After Illness Stretch The Supply?

People who have been sick with COVID-19 may need only one dose of the normally two-shot vaccines. If that became policy it could extend vaccine supplies, but logistical challenges are daunting.

"As Texans struggled to survive this winter storm, Griddy made the suffering even worse as it debited outrageous amounts each day," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said as his office sued the company. Here, electrical lines run through a neighborhood in Austin during the recent winter storms. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Texas Attorney General Sues Griddy, Saying Electricity Provider Misled Customers

The state says it received more than 400 complaints about Griddy in less than two weeks. One woman who was hit with $4,677 on her credit card said, "I do not have the money to pay this bill."

Students attending school in Santa Clarita, Calif., last week. California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday that schools that offer in-person learning by the end of March will be eligible for a portion of funds totaling $2 billion. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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California Offers $2 Billion Incentive In A Push For In-Person Learning

Public schools that don't offer in-person instruction for K-2 students by the end of the month will lose out on 1% of eligible funds every day that students remain out of the classroom.

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