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She tried to avoid plastic while grocery shopping for a week. Here's how it went

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Worried about the proliferation of plastic trash in the environment and her own body, a journalist tried to shop plastic-free for 7 days. She found plastic in a lot of sneaky and surprising places.
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Rep. Liz Cheney braces for primary loss as Trump tested in Wyoming and Alaska

Rep. Liz Cheney braces for primary loss as Trump tested in Wyoming and Alaska

Cheney's team is bracing for a loss in Wyoming against a Trump-backed challenger in the state in which he won by the largest of margins during the 2020 campaign. Read more ...

Mostly Cloudy & Cooler with Isolated Showers

Mostly Cloudy & Cooler with Isolated Showers

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Putin Says U.S. Using Ukrainians as 'Cannon Fodder', Trying to Prolong War

The Russian leader also told a Moscow security conference that Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan this month was a "carefully planned provocation." Read more ...

Chief judge highlights proposal to weed out 'unconscious racism' on juries

Under a new proposal recommended by a justice task force, the use of certain juror challenges would be subject to stricter scrutiny to combat “implicit bias” and “unconscious... Read more ...

Monkeypox Update, And Homing in on Long Covid: COVID, Quickly, Episode 36

On this episode of the podcast, we take a few minutes to talk about the other virus making headlines-and then return to long COVID. Read more ...

Crimea blast was act of sabotage - Defense Ministry

Crimea blast was act of sabotage - Defense Ministry

Civilian infrastructure was damaged following explosions at an ammo depot, the military has said The incident on Tuesday morning that resulted in explosions at a military site... Read more ...

Rialto closing its doors, will shift focus to art and independent film

Rialto closing its doors, will shift focus to art and independent film

The Rialto, located at 1620 Glenwood Ave. in Raleigh, is the oldest movie theater in Raleigh. Read more ...

Yearning for Afghanistan, in one meal

Naan and kebab mean joyous gatherings. But what do they mean for Afghan families torn apart by conflict? Read more ...

Title X advocates worry that birth control may go the same way as abortion

Title X advocates worry that birth control may go the same way as abortion

A Supreme Court ruling overturned Roe v. Wade. Now there's a big push to increase funding for Title X, a federal program that offers birth control and other reproductive care... Read more ...

Why Lake Mead Water Levels Are Rising Again

The Las Vegas Valley has seen one of the wettest monsoon seasons in decades. Read more ...