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Tuesday

Philly's 'pastor of the hood' Carl Day weighs in as another election cycle kicks off

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Wednesday

Tuesday

Sha'Carri Richardson wins 100 meter gold

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Monday

One last check-in before we say goodbye to the 2023 Women's World Cup

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Monday

Unlikely heroes are stepping up at the Women's World Cup

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Thursday

Supreme Court rules on right to seek religious accommodations at work

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Friday

Chicago Fed President shares his outlook on inflation and rising interest

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This cutaway view of Saturn's moon Enceladus is an artist's rendering that depicts possible hydrothermal activity that may take place on and under the seafloor of the moon's subsurface ocean. NASA/JPL-Caltech hide caption

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A newly-discovered asteroid, and what's beneath the ice on Enceladus

All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro returns to nerd-our with Short Wave hosts Emily Kwong and Regina G. Barber on three science headlines from space: a newly-discovered asteroid, a new moon-related discovery and a new study about what spaceflight does to the human body.

A newly-discovered asteroid, and what's beneath the ice on Enceladus

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Tuesday

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets end 47-year championship drought

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Thursday

North Korean defector shares his views on relations with the U.S.

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Wednesday

Former North Korean agent gives his first interview since defecting in 2014

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Monday

Rose Zhang is the 1st golfer in 72 years to win LGPA event in same week as pro debut

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Friday

Tuesday, researchers at Ozyegin University and Middle East Technical University published a paper in the journal Physics of Fluids that investigates various formulations and storage settings for gummy candy. Cosmin Buse / 500px/Getty Images/500px hide caption

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Scientists finally know the secret to creating — and storing — perfectly gummy candy

This week for our science news roundup, superstar host of All Things Considered Ari Shapiro joins Short Wave hosts Emily Kwong and Regina G. Barber to discuss the joy and wonder found in all types of structures. The big. The small. The delicious. We ask if diapers can be repurposed to construct buildings, how single-celled organisms turned into multi-cellular ones and how to make the best gummy candy?

Scientists finally know the secret to creating — and storing — perfectly gummy candy

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Friday

Turkey's opposition leader poses a challenge to President Erdogan

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Tuesday

Dr. Ashish Jha on the White House ending the COVID-19 emergency declaration

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Monday

Wednesday

Invasion of the Velella velella in southern California

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Parton's inspiration is a small French bulldog named Billy. Courtesy of Dolly Parton hide caption

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Dolly Parton talks about her new children's book — and standing up to bullies

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Tuesday

Dolly Parton talks about her new kids book and why she's drawn to literature

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Monday

Celebrity-owned Wrexham AFC gains promotion to League 2 in English soccer

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Friday

New Mayan discovery at an ancient site in Mexico is another clue into their past

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Friday

How online influencers are changing the boxing world

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Thursday

Matthew Lobel plays on the 13th hole at the East Potomac Golf Links in Washington, D.C., in March. Keren Carrión/NPR hide caption

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Golf has a problem: people are hitting the ball too far

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