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New Zealand Pauses 'Travel Bubble' With Australia Amid Coronavirus Outbreak In Sydney
Less than three weeks after launching quarantine-free travel between the two countries, New Zealand is temporarily suspending flights from Australia after new cases were found there.
Oregon Public Health Workers Race To Vaccinate 'Extreme Risk' Counties
Fifteen Oregon counties are designated "extreme risk" for COVID-19 due to high infection rates. Linn County's public health office is working to convince residents to get their shots.
Why Facebook's Decision On Trump Could Be 'Make Or Break' For His Political Future
Facebook's Oversight Board sent the decision of whether to let the former president back on the platform back to the company itself, and it's a critical one for Trump's political future.
US & World
Man Arrested In San Francisco Stabbing Of 2 Asian Women
The two women, aged 84 and 63, were attacked while waiting at a bus stop on Tuesday, police said. It's the latest in a string of nationwide violence against Asian Americans during the pandemic.
Environment & Science
Ron DeSantis Pushes Coastal 'Resilience' While Doing Little To Tackle Climate Change
The Florida governor has made the environment a priority, dedicating millions to water quality and coastal infrastructure. But critics say he ignores the biggest threat: carbon emissions.
Arts & Entertainment
Need Aid For Your Shuttered Venue? End Of May Is The Earliest You Might Get It
Qualified applicants can expect to see emergency relief money by the end of the month.
As Campus Life Resumes, So Does Concern Over Hazing
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Hank Nuwer about concerns that a pandemic-induced lull in hazing-related deaths may reverse as college students return to campus.
Crime & Justice
'Creepy' Robot Dog Loses Job With New York Police Department
Following public outrage, the NYPD terminated a $94,000 contract to test a canine-like surveillance device designed to keep officers out of harms way. Critics panned the tech and its potential abuses.
Oscar The Grouch And Grover Give Us Some Tips For Staying Home
Oscar the Grouch loves his trash, but he loves it more when everyone stays far away from him.
Business & Economy
LA Homebuyers Turn To 'Tenancy In Common,' With Tradeoffs
TIC buyers must be willing to co-own property with strangers. And rent-controlled tenants may have been forced out of the buildings they're moving into.