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In 2020, Protests Spread Across The Globe With A Similar Message: Black Lives Matter

Journalists based in Colombia, South Africa and Indonesia talk about how the Black Lives Matter movement inspired activists abroad this year. → Read More

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Adam Weiner's New Song, 'Christmas Makes Me Cry,' Channels Holiday Loneliness

The leader of Low Cut Connie, tasked with writing a pandemic-era holiday song, thought back to a journal entry he wrote nearly 20 years ago, while working as a perfume spritzer at a local mall. → Read More

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A Cookie And Linguine: 2 'America's Test Kitchen' Dishes For Your Holiday Table

The holidays will be unconventional, and Jack Bishop of America's Test Kitchen offers two dishes that follow that theme: a decadent seafood linguine and hazelnut–browned butter sugar cookies. → Read More

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On 'Still Here,' PJ Morton Reflects On Surviving 2020

The R&B star's new song, written for Morning Edition's Song Project, is about working — alongside the whole world — to get through a year of challenges and loss. → Read More

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'The End Is In Sight': Louisiana Health Official Hopeful About Vaccine Distribution

Dr. Joseph Kanter of the Louisiana Health Department's Office of Public Health expects that a few days after the FDA authorizes the Pfizer vaccine it will begin to "go into people's arms." → Read More

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On 'Up In The Clouds,' Sarah Jarosz Adjusts To Staying Still

The Americana artist's new song, written for Morning Edition's Song Project, is about having to hit the brakes on life after years in constant motion. → Read More

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Black People Are More Hesitant About A Vaccine. A Leading Nurse Wants To Change That

Ernest Grant, the president of the American Nurses Association, says historical abuses have left Black people with a distrust of vaccines. Now he's part of a coronavirus vaccine trial. → Read More

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AC/DC Returns To Rock The Masses With 'Power Up'

Angus Young and Brian Johnson discuss the band's new album, a tribute to Young's late brother Malcolm and an unlikely comeback from all kinds of loss. → Read More

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On 'All This And More,' Thao Nguyen Tackles Post-Apocalyptic Omens

Nguyen processes feelings of dread in her new song for Morning Edition's Song Project, written after the skies over San Francisco turned orange from wildfire haze. → Read More

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Amid COVID-19 Upswing, El Paso, Texas, Doctor Says ICU Is 'Surreal' And 'Strange'

Dr. Ogechika Alozie, chief medical officer of the Del Sol Medical Center in El Paso, talks about how the Texas city is handling the surge in COVID-19 cases. → Read More

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Rhiannon Giddens Confronts Emotional Whiplash On 'Best Day / Worst Day'

Giddens explains how the new song she composed for Morning Edition's Song Project series grew from this year's extreme ups and downs. → Read More

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As COVID-19 Cases Surge In Wisconsin, Health Workers Brace For More

Rural areas are of particular concern as COVID-19 cases rise in Wisconsin. One big worry: having enough staff in hospitals. → Read More

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On 'This Close,' Lori McKenna Draws Inspiration From Family

McKenna's new song for Morning Edition's Song Project series was a family affair — written with her children's perspective of the COVID-19 era in mind, and featuring production from her sons. → Read More

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Rubik's Cube Inventor Writes A New Book: It's Full Of Twists And Turns

Hungarian architect Ernő Rubik invented his fun (and frustrating) colorful cube in 1974. He tells that story, and talks about creativity, curiosity, play and puzzles, in Cubed: The Puzzle of Us All. → Read More

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Gabriel Garzón-Montano's 'Agüita' Is A Rebuke Of Genre's Limitations

NPR's David Greene speaks with the singer and multi-instrumentalist about his new album, exploring his roots in Colombia and the influence of his late mother on his music. → Read More

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Tank And The Bangas Have 'Feelings' On The COVID-19 Era

The New Orleans band says its new song, "Feelings," came out of a need to process the overwhelming input of the pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests unfolding all at once. → Read More

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Indigo Girls' New Song Is About Patience And Fortitude In The COVID-19 Era

Amy Ray and Emily Saliers rarely write together, but the unique challenges of the pandemic inspired the veteran folk-rockers to try true collaboration for the first time in years. → Read More

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On His New Song, Colin Meloy Gets Lost In 'Slint, Spiderland'

The Decemberists' Colin Meloy talks about his entry to the Morning Edition Song Project, a meditation on the banality of everyday life in the midst of an international emergency. → Read More

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An Arizona Voter Answers The Question: What Keeps You Up At Night?

We've heard from a diverse group of families and now we make our last stop. A 70-year-old registered Democrat living in Scottsdale, Ariz., talks about why she plans to vote for President Trump again. → Read More

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It's Been A Hard Year. 5 Families On How 2020 Will Shape Their Vote For President

The spread of COVID-19, the ensuing economic crisis and the reckoning around social injustice has made 2020 a year like none other. NPR wanted to know how these events might shape political choices. → Read More