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Europe and China Approve Landmark Investment Treaty, Snubbing U.S.

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| The European Union concluded the deal with China after seven years of negotiations. Last week, the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden had urged the EU to wait.

Even If It's 'Bonkers,' Poll Finds Many Believe QAnon And Other Conspiracy Theories

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Misinformation about the election and the coronavirus is also gaining a foothold in American society, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.

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Nashville Bomber's Girlfriend Warned Police About Him In 2019

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More than a year before the explosion that rocked Nashville last week, Anthony Warner's girlfriend told police that he "was building bombs in the RV trailer at his residence."

Jonathan Pollard, Cold War Spy Who Spent 30 Years In U.S. Prison, Arrives In Israel

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The former U.S. Navy analyst who passed secrets to Israel, has arrived in Israel a month after the U.S. Justice Department allowed his parole to expire.

Boeing 737 Max Completes 1st U.S. Commercial Flight Since It Was Grounded

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An American Airlines 737 Max took off from Miami on Tuesday morning, heading to New York's LaGuardia Airport with paying customers aboard, the first for the troubled aircraft model since early 2019.

'Toxic Individualism': Pandemic Politics Driving Health Care Workers From Small Towns

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A wave of departing medical professionals in rural areas threatens to leave gaping holes in these health care systems and local economies, and trigger a death spiral of that may be hard to stop.

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Officials Name Suspect In Nashville Blast; Investigating If It Was A Suicide Bombing

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A city official told NPR that forensic investigators are now trying to match DNA from human remains found at the blast site to DNA collected from a home searched by federal authorities on Saturday.

Immigrant Detainees Held by ICE Are Going On Hunger Strikes

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Immigrant detainees in the U.S. are often illegally held in county jails by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. Activists in New York and New Jersey want ICE to release detainees now.

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Seattle Helps People Living In Vehicles Get Rid Of Waste. Meet The Man Who Does It

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Seattle's public utility has designated an employee to knock on RV doors around the city and ask if the occupants want their sewage tank pumped.