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Scores Of Private Charitable Foundations Got Paycheck Protection Program Money

At least 120 foundations collectively received more than $7.5 million from the program that was set up to help small businesses during the pandemic. Critics say they didn't need a taxpayer subsidy.

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These sunflowers in San Diego National Wildlife Refuge are wild relatives of sunflowers that farmers around the world grow to produce oil. Lisa Cox/USFWS hide caption

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Distant Cousins Of Food Crops Deserve Respect And Protection

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., here at the Capitol on Friday, acknowledged Joe Biden as president-elect in a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday for the first time since the election. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images hide caption

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'Electoral College Has Spoken': McConnell Belatedly Congratulates Biden On Win

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Rendezvous Guilty Ghosts

Robi Hamilton and Andrew Mentzel's careers were just starting in Austin, Texas, when the pandemic started. Both have spent most of their adult lives living paycheck-to-paycheck. Mary Inhea Kang for NPR hide caption

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Paycheck-To-Paycheck Nation: Why Even Americans With Higher Income Struggle With Bills

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A poll of nonvoters shows there is little that would encourage them to vote — even campaigns haven't heavily invested in motivating this group. Caroline Amenabar/NPR; Eric Ray/Flickr hide caption

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Poll: Despite Record Turnout, 80 Million Americans Didn't Vote. Here's Why

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Scores Of Private Charitable Foundations Got Paycheck Protection Program Money

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