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Sam Gringlas

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Sam Gringlas is a journalist at NPR's All Things Considered. In 2020, he helped cover the presidential election with NPR's Washington Desk and has also reported for NPR's business desk covering the workforce. He's produced and reported with NPR from across the country, as well as China and Mexico, covering topics like politics, trade, the environment, immigration and breaking news. He started as an intern at All Things Considered after graduating with a public policy degree from the University of Michigan, where he was the managing news editor at The Michigan Daily. He's a native Michigander.

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Benny (Corey Hawkins), Sonny (Gregory Diaz IV) and Usnavi (Anthony Ramos) chat in Usnavi's Washington Heights bodega. Macall Polay/Warner Bros. hide caption

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How Lin-Manuel Miranda And Quiara Alegría Hudes Assert Dignity With 'In The Heights'

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Student journalists at the University of Georgia's newspaper, The Red & Black, saw firsthand how covering their local community was more important than ever over the last year. Taylor Gerlach/Courtesy The Red & Black hide caption

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The Next Generation Of Journalists Are Ready To Change The News Industry

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The Jan. 6 Capitol riot was just one story among many over this past year in which news language evolved to more accurately describe the event. Brent Stirton/Getty Images hide caption

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How Newsroom Leaders Wrestled With Covering A Tumultuous Year

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NPR White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, center, is one of the many journalists who had to figure out how to combat disinformation while covering former President Trump. Ayesha Rascoe/NPR hide caption

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There's More News Than Ever, But That Doesn't Mean The Truth Is Breaking Through

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Biden Hasn't Changed ICE's Budget, But He Has Changed The Agency's Approach

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New Documentary Explores The Controversial Early Days Of 'Sesame Street'

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Behind The Demographics Shifts That Are Reshaping Political Power In The U.S.

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Gen. Sami Sadat salutes Afghani troops in April 2021. "The Afghan military is one of the more advanced militaries that learned from the best, from the U.S. forces," he tells NPR's All Things Considered. "To be honest, for the past one year, the Afghan forces have held their ground pretty good, I'd say." Gen. Sami Sadat hide caption

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Afghan General Says Army Will Survive U.S. Troop Withdrawal

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As Michigan Virus Cases Surge, State Would Rather Add Vaccinations Than Restrictions

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College senior Bao Ha has applied to more than 100 jobs. So far, he's had no luck. Courtesy of Bao Ha hide caption

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Generation Unemployed: Another Class Of Graduates Faces Pandemic-Scarred Future

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Another Graduating Class Faces A Workforce In Which Young People Are Struggling

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Marty Walsh is seen testifying at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee as part of his nomination to head the Labor Department on Feb. 4 in Washington, D.C. Walsh was confirmed by the Senate as the Labor secretary on Monday. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Marty Walsh, Boston Mayor With Union Roots, Confirmed As Labor Secretary At Key Time

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Marty Walsh Confirmed As Labor Secretary

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Chef Yia Vang's restaurant in Minneapolis is getting ready to open amid a fierce debate within the restaurant industry about the minimum wage. The restaurant will not have tipping. Lauren Cutshall hide caption

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So How Should Your Favorite Restaurant Pay Its Servers? Well, It's Complicated

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