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St. Louis County Health Official Faces Abuse At Council Meeting On Mask Mandate

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Federal Pandemic Aid Has Cut Poverty Dramatically, Study Finds

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The National Eviction Freeze Is Expiring. What Happens Next?

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The Challenge Of Public Health Messaging Amid An Ever-Changing Virus

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Deaths At The Arizona-Mexico Border Are On Pace To Be Highest Ever Recorded

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Western Wildfires Have Destroyed More Than Last Year, And It's Not Even Peak Season

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California Doctors Say Surge In COVID-19 Cases Mirrors The Height Of The Pandemic

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People head into the service building at the Cheesequake Rest Area in South Amboy, N.J. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

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Opinion: New Jersey Renames Its Rest Stops As A Nation Rethinks Monuments

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President Joe Biden, center, signs a proclamation during an event in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 26, 2021, to highlight the bipartisan roots of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Kenny Nations, manager of the movie theater, changes the sign on the marquee; he is fully vaccinated and has tried to encourage co-workers to follow suit. Liz Sanders for NPR hide caption

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There's Vaccine Drama In Arkansas, Where Rates Are Low And Everyone Has An Opinion

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The gate to Arches National Park is closed on a weekday morning last month, as it is many mornings after the parking lots and trails quickly fill up. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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This Utah Adventure Town Wants To Put The Brakes On Promoting Itself

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Democratic Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's legal battle with the Republican-led Legislature has left confusion over whether she has the authority to issue new pandemic restrictions. Kelly did not issue a mask mandate when speaking Wednesday from the state Capitol in Topeka. Abigail Censky/KCUR hide caption

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The "performative activism" by Americans Jacob Hoyle and Curtis McDowald on Friday was the latest criticism over allowing a man accused of sexual assault to attend the Olympics. Elsa/Getty Images hide caption

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