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Opinion: UNESCO, consider the bagel

NPR's Scott Simon praises the humble bagel as an American cultural icon.

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Opinion: UNESCO, consider the bagel

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Opinion: UNESCO, consider the bagel

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U.S. health officials approved Leqembi, a new Alzheimer's drug that modestly slows the brain disease. The FDA granted accelerated approval Friday for patients in early stages of Alzheimer's. David Duprey/AP hide caption

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FDA approves Alzheimer's drug that appears to modestly slow disease

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FDA approves Alzheimer's drug that appears to modestly slow disease

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Army vet Mike Biggs, who has worked ten years for U.S.Vets in Phoenix, on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Adriana Zehbrauskas for NPR hide caption

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VA says it's on track to end veterans' homelessness

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VA says it's on track to end veterans' homelessness

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