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Neal Conan, Longtime Host Of NPR's 'Talk Of The Nation,' Dies At 71

Conan's voice graced this network for many years in many ways, always in the name of wonderful radio. Former NPR host Robert Siegel, a longtime colleague of Conan, remembers his friend.

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his resignation, effective in two weeks, after N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James detailed the sexual allegations against him in a report. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images hide caption

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In Barely A Year, Gov. Cuomo Went From A Pandemic Hero To A Political Pariah

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The number of people that one sick person will infect (on average) is called R0. Here are the maximum R0 values for a few viruses. NPR hide caption

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The Delta Variant Isn't As Contagious As Chickenpox. But It's Still Highly Contagious

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