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The 'I Survived' Books Are Perfect Reads For An Anxious Age

Lauren Tarshis's I Survived series takes kids through famous historical disasters — and more recent ones like the California wildfires. So they're perfect pandemic books for anxious little readers.

Donnel Baird stands in front of a building where his company, BlocPower, has installed energy-saving heating and solar panels. "Solar panels aren't just for rich people, or for White people. They're for everybody," Baird says. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption

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Environment

Fighting Climate Change, One Building At A Time

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Fighting Climate Change, One Building At A Time

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Sunday Puzzle

Sunday Puzzle: P, B And J

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Sunday Puzzle: P, B And J

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Politics

The Consequences Of Dehumanizing Language In Politics

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The Consequences Of Dehumanizing Language In Politics

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Protesters rally in Washington, D.C., during the latest Women's March, demonstrations that began just after President Trump's inauguration. Carol Guzy for NPR hide caption

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National

Women's Marches Bring Thousands To Washington, D.C., And Cities Nationwide

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Women's Marches Bring Thousands To Washington, D.C., And Cities Nationwide

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Culture

Isn't This A Lovely Day For A 'Top Hat' Tribute?

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Isn't This A Lovely Day For A 'Top Hat' Tribute?

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