Archive for August 9th, 2020

At Virtual Summit, World Leaders Pledge $298 Million In Aid To Lebanon

US & World | | August 09 2020, 6:40 PM

World leaders, including President Trump, attended a virtual donor summit Sunday for recovery efforts after last week's blast. The event was co-hosted by the U.N. and French President Emmanuel Macron.

Democrats Slam Trump's Executive Actions, Critiquing Both Substance And Legality

Politics | | August 09 2020, 3:00 PM

One expert told NPR that the unemployment measure is particularly controversial because it is "using appropriated funds by Congress in ways that Congress might not have intended."

U.S. Hits 5 Million Coronavirus Cases As Debate Lingers Over The Path Forward

US & World | | August 09 2020, 10:40 AM

The U.S. continues to lead the world in both cases and deaths, as states across the Midwest and South battle a surge in new cases.

An Atomic Bomb Survivor On Her Journey From Revenge To Peace | | August 09 2020, 7:00 AM

It's been 75 years since the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Koko Kondo, who was an infant when one of those bombs was dropped on Hiroshima.

COVID-19 May Never Go Away — With Or Without A Vaccine

Health | | August 09 2020, 6:20 AM

The virus might eventually behave more like the common cold, according to Dr. Vineet Menachery, a coronavirus researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Dear World, You're Not Going To Have The Year You Thought You'd Have

Health | | August 09 2020, 6:00 AM

A writer shares how his wife's journey with cancer prepared them both to adapt during this unpredictable and chaotic time.

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