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The Consumer Product Safety Commission says it believes the Peloton Tread+ poses serious risks to children and is urging consumers with children to stop using it. Ethan Miller/Getty Images hide caption

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Consumer Safety Agency Warns People With Children To Stop Using The Peloton Tread+

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a warning about the Peloton Tread+ after reports of children being injured. Peloton insists the machine is safe when used as directed.

U.S. special envoy for climate John Kerry speaks during a roundtable meeting with reporters in Seoul on Sunday. The United States and China have agreed to cooperate with other countries to curb climate change, just days before a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. U.S. Embassy Seoul via AP hide caption

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U.S., China Agree To Cooperate On Climate Crisis With Urgency

The world's two biggest carbon polluters agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with "seriousness and urgency" days before President Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders on the issue.

Abraar Karan spent time in rural India in 2008 while working for Unite for Sight, a nonprofit group that provides eye care. Above: He interviews a woman about the challenge of living from severe cataracts. Daniel Carvalho hide caption

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How COVID Reveals The Hypocrisy Of The Global Health 'Experience'

Health workers from the West couldn't help out in other countries due to lockdowns and restrictions. So they turned to help at home. But what is their role in lower resource countries moving forward?

Tanya Karina, a resident artist at the House of Yes, was in Texas waiting to perform at South by Southwest when the news broke about the severity of the pandemic. Since March 2020, Karina has been using their free time studying holistic therapy and learning the dance form of waacking. José A. Alvarado Jr. for NPR hide caption

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House Of Yes Performers At Home: How Artists Persevere

The House of Yes performance venue in Brooklyn is closed for now, but the artists that were active in it are busier than ever, finding themselves and making art that speaks to the times we live in.

Hassan Shibly, once the prominent head of the Council on American-Islamic Relations' Florida chapter, resigned after allegations of domestic abuse were made against him. Since then, other women have come forward with accusations of their own. Shibly has denied the allegations. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Muslim Civil Rights Leader Accused Of Harassment, Misconduct

A former chapter leader at the Council on American-Islamic Relations was accused of domestic abuse. Since then, other women have come forward with allegations of bad behavior, while he disputes all.

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The Incredible Shrinking And Growing Brains Of Indian Jumping Ants

A new study of Indian jumping ants shows they have the ability to shrink and expand their brains — a first for any insect.

The Incredible Shrinking And Growing Brains Of Indian Jumping Ants

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An NPR investigation into the SolarWinds attack reveals a hack unlike any other, launched by a sophisticated adversary intent on exploiting the soft underbelly of our digital lives. Zoë van Dijk for NPR hide caption

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A 'Worst Nightmare' Cyberattack: The Untold Story Of The SolarWinds Hack

Russian hackers exploited gaps in U.S. defenses and spent months in government and corporate networks in one of the most effective cyber espionage campaigns of all time. This is how they did it.

People wait for their turn to receive the COVID-19 vaccine at a government hospital in Chennai, India, on Friday. Arun Sankar/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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What Can Wealthy Nations Do To Address Global Vaccine Inequity?

In the U.S., more than 1 out of 5 residents is fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But elsewhere in the world, vaccination rates are much lower. Some poor nations have yet to receive a single dose.

What Can Wealthy Nations Do To Address Global Vaccine Inequity?

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Post Vaccine Happy Dance: Not Just Showing Off

People are using social media to proclaim joy at getting a jab. And that's not just boasting. Even in a world of vaccine inequity, these celebratory tweets and videos carry a vital message.

Georgetown Law School professor Paul Butler testifies before a House Judiciary Committee hearing on policing practices and law enforcement accountability in June 2020. In an NPR interview, Butler says police in Brooklyn Center, Minn., didn't need to pursue Daunte Wright over an outstanding warrant. Mandel Ngan/Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Law Professor: Police Hold 'Extraordinary' Power Over Black People In Traffic Stops

Those who don't immediately stop for police are committing "contempt of cop. And bad officers will make you pay for that," law professor Paul Butler argues.

Law Professor: Police Hold 'Extraordinary' Power Over Black People In Traffic Stops

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A person holds up a portrait of George Floyd as people gather outside the Hennepin County Government Center on April 9 in Minneapolis Stephen Maturen/Getty Images hide caption

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Critics Say Chauvin Defense 'Weaponized' Stigma For Black Americans With Addiction

Derek Chauvin's defense has suggested George Floyd's drug use might have made him more "volatile" and unpredictable, justifying the use of force. Critics say Floyd needed health care and compassion.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks to the media in Moscow on Friday. Lavrov has announced that Russia will expel 10 U.S. diplomats in a retaliatory response to the U.S. sanctions imposed on Thursday. Yuri Kochetkov/AP hide caption

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Russia Retaliates Against Biden's New Sanctions, Expelling 10 U.S. Diplomats

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov announced new sanctions Friday. The U.S. imposed its new sanctions on Russia on Thursday in response to the SolarWinds cyberattack and interference in elections.

Fans with a photo of Selena during a ceremony honoring her in 2017. Over the decades since her death, Selena's legacy has become even more profound than writer Deborah Paredez ever anticipated. AFP Contributor/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Selena At 50: Preserving And Protecting A Precious Legacy

This week marks what would have been the 50th birthday of Selena, who died in 1995. Now, she's experiencing a remarkable revival. But has she ever really been that far from our thoughts or playlists?

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'Grey's Anatomy' Is In Its 17th Season ... But Are Today's Shows Built To Last?

Whither the long-running, primetime scripted show — in an upended television landscape that's changed not only the way we watch TV, but the way stories are told and shows are sold.

In a letter to the White House, 24 Democratic senators said the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba "has damaged America's reputation, fueled anti-Muslim bigotry, and weakened the United States' ability to counter terrorism and fight for human rights and the rule of law around the world." Maren Hennemuth/picture alliance via Getty Image hide caption

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Senators Urge Biden To Shut Down Guantánamo, Calling It A 'Symbol Of Lawlessness'

Two dozen U.S. senators sent a letter to the White House outlining steps to shutter the crumbling military prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, where many men have been held uncharged for nearly 20 years.

You can do a lot of things with minimal risk after being vaccinated. Although our public health expert says that maybe it's not quite time for a rave or other tightly packed events. Above: Fans take photographs of Megan Thee Stallion at a London show in 2019. Ollie Millington/Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus FAQ: You're Vaccinated. Cool! Now About Those 'Breakthrough' Infections...

No vaccine is 100% effective. Though so-called "breakthrough" COVID cases are rare, the virus is circulating widely. What's a vaccinated person to do? And ... not do?

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