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The CDC Says Vaccinated People With Breakthrough Infections Can Spread The Delta Variant

In an outbreak in Provincetown, Mass., three-quarters of cases occurred in fully vaccinated people. But vaccines continue to be highly effective against the virus in preventing hospitalization and death

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Why Sweat Is A Human Superpower

Sweat is an "evolutionary marvel," says Sarah Everts, the author of The Joy of Sweat. In her new book, Everts delves into the science of perspiration and how this trait has enabled humans to thrive.

Why Sweat Is A Human Superpower

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The DOJ Is Suing Texas Over Gov. Abbott's Order Restricting Transportation Of Migrants

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The Justice Department originally sent Gov. Greg Abbott a letter asking him to rescind the order, which he refused to do. He said the Biden administration is "endangering the lives" of Americans and undocumented immigrants.

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Dev Patel Conquers 'The Green Knight' And Embraces Every Role As A Journey

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Dev Patel, who plays aspiring knight Gaiwan in the new movie, The Green Knight, based on one of the most famous Arthurian legends.

Dev Patel Conquers 'The Green Knight' And Embraces Every Role As A Journey

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President Donald Trump pressured his Justice Department to declare that the 2020 election was corrupt during a December 2020 call, according to newly released notes. Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Notes Show Trump Pressed The Justice Department To Declare The 2020 Election Corrupt

New documents released by the House Oversight Committee log a telephone conversation between Justice Department leaders and then-President Donald Trump in December 2020.

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Given The Choice Between Prison Life And Fighting Wildfires, These Women Chose Fire

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with writer Jaime Lowe about her new book, Breathing Fire, which tells the stories of the incarcerated women who are part of California's wildfire crews.

Given The Choice Between Prison Life And Fighting Wildfires, These Women Chose Fire

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Beavis and Butt-Head creator Mike Judge (left) and animation director Yvette Kaplan (center) work on the production of the 1996 motion picture, Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. From its debut in the early 1980s, MTV proved itself to be a pioneer in adult animation. Getty Images hide caption

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Here's How Beavis, Butt-Head And Daria Upended TV Animation

"Animation has been critical to the MTV brand from its inception," says MTV Entertainment president Chris McCarthy. The network helped bring adult and experimental animation into the mainstream.

MTV Is Turning 40. Here's How Beavis, Butt-Head And Daria Upended TV Animation

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A Judo Legend Took Bronze After What Might Be The Biggest Upset In The Sport's History

French judo athlete Teddy Riner, a 6-foot-8, two-time gold medalist known as "Big Ted," has dominated his sport for a decade. It was a shock when he lost in a quarterfinal fight.

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A New Tunnel Is Spotted At A Chinese Nuclear Test Site

Satellite imagery showing a new tunnel comes just weeks after the discovery of two new nuclear missile fields in other parts of China.

A New Tunnel Is Spotted At A Chinese Nuclear Test Site

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New To Investing? Here Are Some Common Mistakes To Avoid And Tips To Follow

Investing in a smart way can get you set up for whatever the future may bring. But where to begin? Here are a few tips for those who are just entering the world of investing.

New To Investing? Here Are Some Common Mistakes To Avoid And Tips To Follow

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Follow These 10 Tips To Stay Safe When You Work Out In The Heat

With much of the U.S. already sweltering this summer, even avid runners, hikers and bikers are wilting. We've got 10 strategies from experts on how to enjoy hot weather exercise without keeling over.

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Record-Breaking COVID-19 Cases Lead Olympic Host Japan To Expand A State Of Emergency

The number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients has doubled over the past month, and experts estimate that the current fifth wave of infections still has a week or two to go before reaching its peak.

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