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Akron Reeling After Police Killing, Russian Advance in Luhansk, Holidays In Trouble
Police video shows officers the killing of a Black man in Akron, Ohio. Ukrainian forces withdraw from a key city in Luhansk region. Thousand of flights are delayed or cancelled over the holiday weekend.
Rough Translation: French Lunch
For more than a century in France, the lunch hour has remained sacred. Workers all over the country spilled into sidewalk cafes and office canteens to settle in for a break that can last up to ninety minutes. Strangers shared hors d'oeuvres, colleagues caught up and they tried to talk about anything except work. Then, in 2021, France suspended the law that forbids eating lunch at work. NPR's Rough Translation talks to an American teacher relieved to see it go and a French historian determined to bring it back.
Biden's Climate Response, Health Insurers Price Transparency, Brittney Griner Trial
The Supreme Court's ruling on the EPA alters the Biden Administration's climate strategy. Health insurers must now publicize the prices they pay hospitals and doctors' offices for services. And, the trial in Russia that will decide Brittney Griner's fate is underway. The WNBA star has been detained for more than four months.
SCOTUS Election Law, SCOTUS Limits EPA's Power, Hong Kong's 25th Handover Anniversary
The Supreme Court is taking on a case next term that could reshape federal elections. In one of its last opinions this term the Supreme Court limited EPA's authority to regulate emissions and fight climate change. And Hong Kong marks 25th anniversary since the handover from Britain to China.
Final SCOTUS Rulings, Biden NATO Presser, Election Denial Influencers
The Supreme Court issues its final rulings before recess. President Biden wraps his Europe trip following G7 and NATO summits. And a new NPR investigation details how election deniers spread misinformation across the country.
Jan 6 New Revelations, Rising Job Cuts, NATO expansion
Former White House aide testifies in January 6 hearing. Companies start layoffs amid fears of recession. And Turkey drops its objection to Finland and Sweden joining NATO.
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