The Rams And The Patriots Will Face Off For Super Bowl LIII

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Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay celebrates with Greg Zuerlein after a game-winning field goal during overtime of the NFL

The Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots both needed overtime in their conference games to reach the Super Bowl, where they’ll meet for the first time in 17 years.

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After Days Of Silence, Court Says Detained Iranian-American Is Testifying

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American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi sits in a studio in Tehran where she works for Iran

Marizeh Hashemi, a TV anchor in Iran, was arrested Sunday in the U.S. and is testifying before a grand jury in Washington. This is the first time U.S. authorities have commented on her case.

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Arizona Is Buying Back Its Capitol Buildings

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During the Great Recession, the state sold its capitol and other buildings in a sale-lease-back deal to raise money. Nearly a decade later, the state has a plan to reclaim the buildings.

Los Angeles Teachers Are Moving Forward With A Strike

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Educators march in downtown Los Angeles on Dec. 15. Negotiations between United Teachers Los Angeles and the LA Unified School District started in early 2017.

Teachers in LA, the second largest school district in the country, are expected to go on strike Monday morning. Union members there have been working without a contract for more than a year.

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‘Federal Employees Deserve Better’: Workers Rally As Shutdown Frustration Builds

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Federal workers

As anxiety and anger rise, federal workers and industry leaders around the country are organizing to demand an end to the partial government shutdown.

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Analysis: At Davos, A Darker Mood Awaits Meeting Of Global Elites

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President Trump speaks during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Jan. 26, 2018. He became the first U.S. leader to visit the annual gathering in 18 years.

Last year, the Davos scene was marked by grand entrances and ambitious power politics. But this year, the power of several word leaders is in decline and the global economy is shaky.

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How NPR Listeners Are Feeling Effects Of Government Shutdown

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As the partial government shutdown continues for a third week, listeners across the country are feeling its effects. Two listeners share their stories.

We Don’t Need A Physical Wall, Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz Says

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In 2015, Laredo Mayor Pete Saenz welcomed presidential candidate Donald Trump to Texas to discuss border policy. Rachel Martin talks to Saenz about what has changed since Trump became president.

Real Steam Whistles Return To Ferries On Cape Cod

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The ferry service on Cape Cod has a new very old sound. The Steamship Authority scoured the country for historic steam whistles to replace the more modern and abrasive sounding air horns.

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

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The incoming Florida governor and other politicians in the state say they will need to weigh-in before the amendment passed by voters in Nov., giving voting rights back to felons, is implemented.

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