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'Running For Your Life': A Community Poem For Ahmaud Arbery

For this latest community poem, NPR poet-in-residence Kwame Alexander sifted through more than 1,000 submissions reacting to the killing of Ahmaud Abrery and created a poem that speaks with one voice.

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For the first time, Twitter has directed users to a fact check of a tweet by President Trump. Denis Charlet/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter Places Fact-Checking Warning On Trump Tweet For 1st Time

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Video of Amy Cooper calling the police Monday on a man has gone viral on social media. The man says he asked Cooper to put her dog on a leash in New York's Central Park. Christian Cooper via Facebook/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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White Woman Who Called Police On Black Bird-Watcher In Central Park Has Been Fired

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President Trump and China's President Xi Jinping, shown in 2019, have faced criticism for their handling of the coronavirus. Both are now pushing hard for a vaccine. The United States has already agreed to pay a drug company more than $1 billion to produce a vaccine that's yet to be approved. Xi says if China succeeds in developing a vaccine, it will be declared "a global public good." Kevin Lamarque/Reuters hide caption

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In The Battle Against COVID-19, A Risk Of 'Vaccine Nationalism'

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'Running For Your Life': A Community Poem For Ahmaud Arbery

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Invisible/Visible Taylor McFerrin feat. Bobby McFerrin, César Camargo Mariano

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New Spaceship Prepares To Blast Off And Make History

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In Large Texas Cities, Access To Coronavirus Testing May Depend On Where You Live

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