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Army Reserve Nurses Assisting Yuma Regional Medical Center With Staffing

As COVID-19 cases continued to rise in Yuma County this past summer and fall, officials at Yuma Regional Medical Center noticed a need for outside help.

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NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson about the city's plans to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to residents, especially underserved and vulnerable communities.

During a career spanning more than six decades, Cicely Tyson has brought to life iconic roles in theater, film and television — from Sounder to The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman to Roots to How to Get Away with Murder. They've offered previously unseen images of the sweep and humanity of Black life.

And now, in a new memoir, Just as I Am, she finally sets forth her improbable journey, from the typing pool at the Red Cross to award-winning actor and icon of style.

Almost exactly one year after the first case of the coronavirus was detected in the United States, the country has now reached 25 million confirmed infections. As it has for months, the U.S. remains by far the most coronavirus-riddled country in the world.

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Jane Mayer, chief Washington correspondent for The New Yorker, about Sen. Mitch McConnell and what motivated him to finally cut ties with then-President Trump.

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Mark Warner, a Democratic senator from Virginia, about President Biden's proposed coronavirus relief plan and efforts to get bipartisan support for it in Congress.

Three high school seniors — Bronte Roltsch, Aya Hamza and Madeline Mueller — update NPR's Michel Martin about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting their lives and post-graduation plans.

Life Kit: How To Work Less And De-Stress

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For millions of people, working from home has not meant working fewer hours. A recent episode of NPR's Life Kit focuses on how to get more rest.

NPR's Michel Martin speaks to historian Hasan Kwame Jeffries about how American school children learn about U.S. history.

Photographer and explorer, Gemina Garland-Lewis has always been drawn to nature and wildlife. Garland-Lewis takes us through her journey of growing to love bird photography alongside her partner on their land, nicknamed "La Isla," in Baja California Sur, Mexico.

As I sit with my back against a charred, fallen palm tree, I can't help but hear my mother's words in my head: "I hope you don't like birds now just because of a guy." My eyes alert as I scan for various woodpeckers and sparrows, camera in hand, and I wonder if there may be some truth in what she said.

Eleven miners have been rescued in China after a harrowing two weeks trapped some 2,000 feet below ground.

The rescue marked a moment of celebration and relief in what has been an arduous and complex effort to bring the men to safety. One miner has already died and another 10 remain missing.

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