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How to make a good impression in your first week of work, according to a new NPR host

Life Kit host Marielle Segarra asks friends and family for advice on how to overcome her new-job jitters, meet new colleagues at NPR — and stay confident.

How to make a good impression in your first week of work, according to a new NPR host

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The markets are down. Here's how to handle your investments

About 60% of Americans have some money in the stock market — and the markets are not doing great. Your knee-jerk reaction might be to sell. But experts explain why that's not a good idea.

The markets are down. Here's how to handle your investments

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Composers (clockwise from upper left): Antonio Sanchez, Germaine Franco, Camilo Lara, Lalo Schifrin, Maria Grever, Gustavo Santaolalla and Lin-Manuel Miranda. Mike Gallegos for NPR hide caption

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Without these Latino composers, Hollywood wouldn't sound the same

The Hollywood playlist of Latino film composers includes Maria Grever, Agustín Lara, Lalo Schifrin, Gustavo Santaolalla, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Germaine Franco.

Without these Latino composers, Hollywood wouldn't sound the same

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Supporters of Capt. Ibrahim Traore cheer with Russian flags in the streets of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, on Sunday. Burkina Faso's new junta leadership is calling for calm after the French Embassy and other buildings were attacked. Kilayé Bationo/AP hide caption

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The old junta leader makes way for the new in Burkina Faso's second coup of the year

The power grab deepens fears that the political chaos could divert attention from an Islamic insurgency whose violence has killed thousands and forced 2 million to flee their homes.

Marchers raise picket signs during a "Fight Starbucks' Union Busting" rally held in Seattle in April. Jason Redmond/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Starbucks workers have unionized at record speed, but now many fear retaliation

More than 300 Starbucks stores have held union elections in less than a year, a remarkable feat. But now workers blame "scorched-earth" union busting by Starbucks for a slowdown in the momentum.

Gustavo Perez got his influenza vaccine from pharmacist Patricia Pernal in early September during an event hosted by the Chicago Department of Public Health at the city's Southwest Senior Center. This year's flu season may strike earlier and harder than usual, experts warn. A flu shot's your best protection. Scott Olson/ Getty Images hide caption

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How to time your flu shot for the best protection

Some flu experts are urging many people to get their shots earlier than usual this year because of the potential for an early, possibly severe flu season. But what's the best timing for you?

Lauren Reh, Alicia Mierke and Sue Ann Cornwell embrace during the Sunrise Remembrance ceremony at Clark County Government Center Amphitheater in Las Vegas on Oct. 1, 2022. Bridget Bennett for NPR hide caption

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Las Vegas mass shooting survivors turn to each other to find strength through tragedy

Five years on, survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history are still struggling with the psychological and physical fallout.

Las Vegas mass shooting survivors turn to each other to find strength through tragedy

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A look inside the legal battle to stop Biden's student loan relief

The legal cases all face the same challenge: finding a plaintiff who will be clearly harmed by debt cancellation.

A look inside the legal battle to stop Biden's student loan relief

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Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads as they take part in the World Record Ice Bucket Challenge at Etihad Stadium on Aug. 22, 2014, in Melbourne, Australia. Scott Barbour/Getty Images hide caption

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The Ice Bucket Challenge wasn't just for social media. It helped fund a new ALS drug

In 2014, it was hard to miss the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge that set out to raise money to fund research for the disease. And it paid off. A new treatment was funded by $2.2 million of the funds raised.

Ned Fulmer of The Try Guys — who was very much known as a "Wife Guy" — has publicly admitted to cheating on his wife. He is no longer a part of the show. The incident reminded NPR's Linda Holmes of the ways in which YouTube contains elements of early-2000s blog culture and journaling. Fulmer is shown above on May 5, 2019 in New York City. Noam Galai/Getty Images for Shorty Awards hide caption

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YouTube can learn from old school blog culture: Share (and cheat) at your own risk

Linda Holmes has seen blog culture boom, bust and bounce right back. She says when you write or talk publicly about your personal life, people feel entitled to know how the story ends.

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