Monthly ArchiveDecember 2018

More Than A Million Florida Felons Aren’t Sure Yet Whether They Can Register To Vote

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Smithsonian And National Zoo To Close After New Year’s Day In Government Shutdown

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“There’s no getting around it,” Linda St. Thomas, chief spokeswoman for the Smithsonian. About two-thirds of the institution’s staff are federal employees and will be furloughed effective Jan. 2. (Image credit: Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

ICE Continues To Release Hundreds Of Asylum-Seekers Into Public Park In El Paso, Texas

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Officials appear to have resumed coordinating with local shelters after days of dropping off hundreds of mostly Central American migrants without any plan. (Image credit: Monica Ortiz Uribe/NPR)

A Mexican Girl Attached Her Christmas List To A Balloon. An Ariz. Man Found It

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NPR’s Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Randy Heiss of Patagonia, Ariz., about a wish list attached to a balloon that had floated over the border from Mexico. He tracked down the little girl who sent it aloft.

How Is The World Reacting To Trump’s Decision To Withdraw From Syria?

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President Trump declared victory over ISIS. But the international response is decidedly mixed — from worries in liberated Raqqa, to applause from Russia and measured resolve in Israel. (Image credit: Adem Altan/AFP/Getty Images)

Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics: Safety Communication – Increased Risk of Ruptures or Tears in the Aorta Blood Vessel in Certain Patients

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FDA review found that fluoroquinolone antibiotics can increase the occurrence of rare but serious events of ruptures or tears in the main artery of the body, called the aorta. These tears, called aortic dissections, or ruptures of an aortic aneurysm can lead to dangerous bleeding or even death. They can occur with fluoroquinolones for systemic use given by mouth or through an injection. …

Big Beef Prepares For Battle, As Interest Grows In Plant-Based And Lab-Grown Meats

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As sales of plant-based substitutes like almond milk rise and cow milk sales decline, the meat industry sees a cautionary tale. With meat alternatives growing, Big Beef takes the fight to regulators. (Image credit: Boston Globe/Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Poll: American Support Grows For One-state Solution In Israel

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A new poll from the University of Maryland shows Americans are increasingly supportive of a one-state solution in Israel. NPR’s Michel Martin interviews Professor Shibley Telhami about the findings.

Wildfire Cut Their Grieving Short, Now Residents Of Thousand Oaks Remember Victims

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Grieving for those killed in the shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill was cut short by the wildfires. But in recent weeks, residents have been holding events to raise money for victims’ families.

Is There A Holiday Tradition You Really Hate? Tell Us

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Hate mistletoe, eggnog or wrapping presents? NPR’s All Things Considered wants to know what holiday traditions you hate and why.

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