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New Movement On COVID Relief, Trump Looking At 2024, Dire UN Climate Report

Top Democrats back off demands for larger COVID-19 relief bill. Sources tell NPR that President Trump is considering a run in 2024. Plus, new reports say climate change is making people sick.

New Movement On COVID Relief, Trump Looking At 2024, Dire UN Climate Report

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UK Approves Coronavirus Vaccine, Barr: No Widespread Voter Fraud, COVID in LA

U.K. approves Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use. The Justice Department has not found widespread election fraud. Plus, California experiences a sharp increases in COVID-19 cases and deaths.

UK Approves Coronavirus Vaccine, Barr: No Widespread Voter Fraud, COVID in LA

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Pandemic Behavior, First In Line To Get The Vaccine, Learning Loss Report

New survey underscores how the U.S. got to such a deadly point with COVID-19. CDC advisers will vote on who will be vaccinated first. Plus, new report examines the pandemic's effect on learning.

Pandemic Behavior, First In Line To Get The Vaccine, Learning Loss Report

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Concerns Over Post-Holiday Covid Spike, Biden's Growing Team, Scotus Census Case

Health experts warn of another surge in COVID-19 cases. President-elect Biden's team announces more picks for administration posts. And, the Supreme Court hears another case over the 2020 census.

Concerns Over Post-Holiday Covid Spike, Biden's Growing Team, Scotus Census Case

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BONUS: Radical Rudeness

In this bonus episode of Up First, Rough Translation host Gregory Warner and NPR correspondent Eyder Peralta introduce us to Stella Nyanzi, a feminist activist, poet and academic in Uganda. Fed up with what she calls government-enabled endemic corruption and conventional approaches to expressing dissent, she discovers the way to get attention and build an audience around her fight against dirty politics is to get dirty herself.

BONUS: Radical Rudeness

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Iranian Scientist Assassinated, Trump PA Court Loss, Post-holiday COVID Predictions

President-elect Biden hopes to revive the Iran nuclear deal, but his plan could be complicated by the assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist. An appeals court shoots down President Trump's effort to have Pennsylvania's vote certification quashed. As millions travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, how could this affect the spread of the coronavirus?

Iranian Scientist Assassinated, Trump PA Court Loss, Post-holiday COVID Predictions

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Biden Transition Fully Underway, Civil Rights To Be A Focus, Black Friday Shopping

Biden is expected to announce more members of his cabinet. His administration will place a focus on civil rights. And, stores are changing things up to keep shoppers safe on Black Friday.

Biden Transition Fully Underway, Civil Rights To Be A Focus, Black Friday Shopping

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Trump Pardons Flynn, Hospital PPE Shortages, Remembering Maradona

President Trump has pardoned Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying about a Russian contact. Hospitals are still short on PPE, months into the pandemic. Also, a sports journalist remembers Diego Maradona.

Trump Pardons Flynn, Hospital PPE Shortages, Remembering Maradona

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Europe's View Of Biden, Tennessee COVID Surge, Purdue Pharma's Sackler Family

European leaders react to President-elect Biden's national security team. Deaths from COVID-19 rise in Tennessee. Court documents reveal the role the Sackler family played in the opioid epidemic.

Europe's View Of Biden, Tennessee COVID Surge, Purdue Pharma's Sackler Family

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GSA Allows Transition, Biden Picks Yellen For Treasury, COVID Crisis In Brazil

President Trump insists he will never concede the election. President-elect Joe Biden picks Janet Yellen to be the first female treasury secretary. Plus, an update on the coronavirus situation in Brazil.

GSA Allows Transition, Biden Picks Yellen For Treasury, COVID Crisis In Brazil

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Biden Starts Building Cabinet, Trump's Election Lawsuits, Coronavirus Surging

President-elect Biden has reportedly chosen his secretary of state. President Trump has still not conceded the election. Plus, the U.S. recorded a million new COVID-19 cases in just six days.

Biden Starts Building Cabinet, Trump's Election Lawsuits, Coronavirus Surging

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BONUS: WHAT'S NEXT FOR TRUMP?

In this bonus episode of Up First, It's Been a Minute host Sam Sanders explores what might happen to Donald Trump after he leaves office. This episode breaks down ongoing investigations and lawsuits into Trump and his family, the debt that might be coming due very soon... and why Donald Trump may or may not be the Houdini of bad business

BONUS: WHAT'S NEXT FOR TRUMP?

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New COVID Drug, Trump's Losing Battles, US Drops Charges Against Ex-Mexican Official

A new COVID-19 treatment will be available starting Monday — it promises to keep more people out of the hospital, but distributing it might pose some challenges. Also, despite the Trump campaign's efforts, Georgia certified its results, and Michigan and Pennsylvania will do the same on Monday, all in favor of President-Elect Joe Biden. And, we look at the politics behind how a former Mexican defense minister was freed and allowed to return home despite facing drug charges in the U.S..

New COVID Drug, Trump's Losing Battles, US Drops Charges Against Ex-Mexican Official

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Michigan Election Results Targeted By Trump, Coronavirus Tests, Pompeo In Israel

Two Republican Michigan lawmakers are invited to the White House as Trump contests election results. We discuss if testing is a safe strategy for holiday travel. And, Mike Pompeo visits Israel.

Michigan Election Results Targeted By Trump, Coronavirus Tests, Pompeo In Israel

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US Covid Deaths Top 250,000, NYC Schools: Online Only, Vaccine Delivery System

U.S. reaches record deaths from COVID-19. New York City public schools return to remote learning. Plus, a company is expected to get a government loan to produce an injection device for vaccines.

US Covid Deaths Top 250,000, NYC Schools: Online Only, Vaccine Delivery System

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Top Election Security Official Fired, U.S. Troop Withdrawal, COVID Relief To Expire

President Trump fires top election security official. A recent shake-up in Pentagon senior leadership raises many questions. Up to 12 million Americans could lose jobless benefits after Dec. 25.

Top Election Security Official Fired, U.S. Troop Withdrawal, COVID Relief To Expire

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New COVID Restrictions, Vaccine Distribution, U.S. Troop Withdrawal

As COVID-19 cases rise, states order restrictive measures. Why temperature matters for leading vaccines. Plus, Trump is expected to order major troop withdrawals from Afghanistan, Iraq and Somalia.

New COVID Restrictions, Vaccine Distribution, U.S. Troop Withdrawal

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U.S. Coronavirus Spread, Pandemic In Texas, Ethiopia Violence

There is no sign COVID-19 cases are slowing. Texas is the first state to have more than a million coronavirus cases. Plus, fighting in Ethiopia's conflict appears to have crossed into Eritrea.

U.S. Coronavirus Spread, Pandemic In Texas, Ethiopia Violence

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BONUS: Overcoming Pandemic Fatigue

The U.S. is entering the worst of the pandemic. For many, pandemic fatigue set in months ago. Others are struggling anew with cases spiking almost everywhere in the country.

BONUS: Overcoming Pandemic Fatigue

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Covid-19 Crisis Worsens, Trump Speaks, Million MAGA March

Another record-shattering week of Coronavirus infections as the U.S. moves closer to the holiday season. In his first public appearance in a week, President Trump addresses the pandemic but says nothing about conceding the election. Trump supporters gather in Washington, D.C. to support their president. It's an event that is likely to attract extremists.

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Bolton Urges GOP To Stop Enabling Trump, Biden's Economic Plan, Vaccine Distribution

U.S. election security officials said this year's election was the "most secure" in American history. Former national security advisor John Bolton says the president is on his way out, whether he likes it or not. The U.S. economy is in a recession because of the coronavirus pandemic. What are President-elect Joe Biden's plans to revive it? And rich countries are investing heavily in a coronavirus vaccine. What about the rest of the world?

Bolton Urges GOP To Stop Enabling Trump, Biden's Economic Plan, Vaccine Distribution

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COVID Cases At Records Levels, Biden Names Chief Of Staff, Trump's Election Lawsuits

The U.S. is breaking coronavirus records almost daily now. The latest surge is stretching the resources of many states. President-elect Joe Biden has made his first cabinet-level appointment. Longtime Democratic advisor Ron Klain will be his White House chief of staff. And President Trump continues to pursue lawsuits that challenge his election loss. But many of these lawsuits have been dismissed by judges. So what purpose do these legal challenges really serve?

COVID Cases At Records Levels, Biden Names Chief Of Staff, Trump's Election Lawsuits

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Biden Reacts To Trump's Claims, SCOTUS Hears ACA Arguments, Education Priorities

President-elect Joe Biden has made clear he's ready to begin governing from the first day in office. President Trump has made clear he won't concede an election that he lost. How is the Biden team responding to Trump's refusal to accept reality? The Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a case attempting to eliminate the Affordable Care Act. But based on early responses, it looks like the law will survive another challenge. And what are Joe Biden's priorities when it comes to education?

Biden Reacts To Trump's Claims, SCOTUS Hears ACA Arguments, Education Priorities

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Barr Authorizes Probes Into Voter Fraud, Trump Fires Esper, ACA Before Supreme Court

There's still no evidence of widespread voter fraud in this year's presidential election, but Attorney General William Barr has told prosecutors they're free to look for it. The DOJ's top election crimes official responded by quitting in protest. In a tweet, President Trump wrote that Defense Secretary Mark Esper has been "terminated." How will the president's actions affect national security? And the Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments in a bid to overturn the Affordable Care Act.

Barr Authorizes Probes Into Voter Fraud, Trump Fires Esper, ACA Before Supreme Court

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