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Eloise LaCour, 3, gets her COVID-19 vaccination as part of Phase 1 clinical trials on use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in children 5 and younger. Stanford Medicine hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Underway For Kids 5 And Younger

Parents who have enrolled their children in these studies say the risk is worth it for the greater good.

Sen. Raphael Warnock and his fellow Georgia Democrat, Jon Ossoff, are taking more progressive positions and sticking close to President Biden, while Arizona Democrats Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema are opting for a more centrist approach. Bill Clark/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Georgia And Arizona Senators Show Progressive-Centrist Split In Democratic Party

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Eloise LaCour, 3, gets her COVID-19 vaccination as part of Phase 1 clinical trials on use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in children 5 and younger. Stanford Medicine hide caption

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COVID-19 Vaccine Trials Underway For Kids 5 And Younger

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U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin (center) reviews an honor guard at Afghanistan's presidential palace in Kabul on March 21. President Biden says all U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan by September, though the Americans will still assist from "over the horizon." AP hide caption

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The U.S. Looks To Support The Afghan Military From 'Over The Horizon'

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Miami Beach had a vaccination event on the sand for people to walk up and get a Johnson & Johnson shot on May 2. Verónica Zaragovia/WLRN hide caption

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Miami Tries To Make Vaccinations Easy: 'Wherever People Are That's Where We Will Be'

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NPR Student Podcast Challenge winner Kriti Sarav poses for a portrait while on the top balcony of her family's home in Chicago. Olivia Obineme for NPR hide caption

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'Be Proud Of Where You Come From': An Indian-American Teen's Winning Podcast

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