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Emily Olson

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Emily Olson is on a three-month assignment as a news writer and live blog editor, helping shape NPR's digital breaking news strategy.

Her background includes a previous internship with NPR, a rural reporting role with the East Oregonian and an international producing position with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Olson lives in Washington D.C.

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Elon Musk says the company is ready to re-launch a verification program designed to ease the app's financial reliance on advertisers, but has yet to provide details. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the FBI investigate Tuesdays fatal shooting at the Chesapeake Walmart Supercenter on Wednesday in Chesapeake, Virginia. Six people, including the suspected gunman, are dead following. Nathan Howard/Getty Images hide caption

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Budweiser beer kiosks are pictured at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup soccer tournament, which starts Sunday. Beer sales will now be banned at the tournament. Miguel Medina/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Brittany Higgins spent several days under cross-examination for the trial of her alleged rapist, Bruce Lehrmann. The trial has come to an abrupt end after a juror brought outside research into deliberations. Martin Ollman/Getty Images hide caption

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A rat crosses a Times Square subway platform in New York. The city has seen a 71% increase in rat complaints since 2020. Richard Drew/AP hide caption

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New York vows to fight rats on their home turf: curbside garbage piles

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The U.S. House Select Committee members voted on Thursday to subpoena former President Donald Trump to testify as part of its investigation. Mandel Ngan/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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