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BEIJING, CHINA -NOVEMBER 28: Protesters shout slogans during a protest against Chinas strict zero COVID measures on November 28, 2022 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images) Kevin Frayer/Getty Images hide caption

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China's Outspoken Generation

The protests in China may have been silenced, for now. But could this be the start of a new political awakening among young people in the country?

China's Outspoken Generation

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Top left: Governor-elect Maura Healey speaks on Nov. 8 in Mass. Bottom left: Democratic gubernatorial nominee Tina Kotek speaks with members of the media on Nov. 2 in Portland, Ore. Top left: Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives a victory speech on Nov. 8 in Tampa, Fla. Bottom right: Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker speaks at a campaign rally on Nov. 16 in McDonough, Ga. Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images; Mathieu Lewis-Rolland/Getty Images; Octavio Jones/Getty Images; Brandon Bell/Getty Images hide caption

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Can Newly Elected LGBTQ Lawmakers Shift The Landscape For LGBTQ Rights?

The advocacy group Human Rights Campaign reports that in the past year, more than 300 bills targeting LGBTQ rights have been introduced by state legislatures around the U.S.

Can Newly Elected LGBTQ Lawmakers Shift The Landscape For LGBTQ Rights?

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The (Literally) Cold War In Ukraine

Russian attacks have repeatedly targeted Ukrainian energy and heating infrastructure, threatening to leave millions vulnerable to the approaching bitter cold of winter.

The (Literally) Cold War In Ukraine

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Doctors from across the U.S. demonstrate against abortion restrictions outside the U.S. Capitol building in Washington this month. Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Doctors for Abortion Action hide caption

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How Abortion Bans—Even With Medical Emergency Exemptions—Impact Healthcare

Christina Zielke went to an ER in Ohio bleeding profusely while experiencing a miscarriage. This was in early September, before the state's 6-week abortion ban was put on hold by a judge. What happened to her next is an example of how new state abortion laws can affect medical care in emergency situations.

How Abortion Bans—Even With Medical Emergency Exemptions—Impact Healthcare

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Guet N'dar, Senegal (October 7, 2022) - Homes and a school have been destroyed by rising seas on Guet N'Dar. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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Pulling Back The Curtain On Our Climate Migration Reporting

For over a year, we've been working on a series of stories on climate migration that spans thousands of miles and multiple continents.

Pulling Back The Curtain On Our Climate Migration Reporting

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Dave Chappelle during his SNL monologue on Saturday, November 12, 2022. (Photo by: Will Heath/NBC) NBC/Will Heath/NBC hide caption

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When Does Comedy Cross the Line?

Every time stand-up comic Dave Chappelle gets in front of a mic, he seems to reignite a debate over when, or whether, a comedian can go too far. Chappelle has been heavily criticized for jokes about gay people and the trans community. Most recently the comedian came under fire while hosting SNL. During his monologue, he made comments that critics say elevated longstanding, prejudiced tropes against Jewish people.

When Does Comedy Cross the Line?

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Melilla, Spain (October 13, 2022) - A fence runs all around the land border that Melilla, Spain shares with Morocco. Ricci Shryock for NPR hide caption

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Life Is Hard For Migrants On Both Sides Of The Border Between Africa And Europe

There are two tiny patches of Spain on the African continent. One is a city called Melilla that's surrounded by Morocco and the Mediterranean Sea.

Life Is Hard For Migrants On Both Sides Of The Border Between Africa And Europe

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Our Picks For TV Shows And Movies You Should Watch This Holiday Weekend

As people across the U.S. celebrate Thanksgiving and enjoy their long holiday weekend, Consider This provides listeners with a list of TV shows and movies to binge over the holiday weekend.

Our Picks For TV Shows And Movies You Should Watch This Holiday Weekend

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Various signs are posted outside the emergency room entrance on Nov. 1 at Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Orange. Orange County's health officer has declared a local health emergency in response to increases in respiratory illnesses and an onslaught of the quickly spreading RSV, a respiratory virus that is most dangerous in young children. Mark Rightmire/MediaNews Group/Orange County Register via Getty Images hide caption

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A Triple Serving Of Flu, COVID And RSV Hits Hospitals Ahead Of Thanksgiving

Hospitals around the country are overwhelmed, but this time it's not just with COVID.

A Triple Serving Of Flu, COVID And RSV Hits Hospitals Ahead Of Thanksgiving

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People sit near a television showing a news broadcast with a file photo of a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile on display during a military parade, in Seoul on November 18, 2022. (Photo by Anthony WALLACE / AFP) (Photo by ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images) ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Amid Missile Tests, What Is North Korea's Endgame?

North Korea says it has successfully tested its largest intercontinental ballistic missile. And experts say it could potentially deliver a nuclear warhead to targets in the continental United States.

Amid Missile Tests, What Is North Korea's Endgame?

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