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Three economists are sharing this year's Nobel Prize for their work on so-called natural experiments, including how changes in the minimum wage affect the labor market. NPR's Scott Horsley is here with details. Hey, Scott.

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It is expected to be a big week for COVID vaccines and boosters.

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How are Texas abortion providers responding to a federal court ruling?

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The anti-abortion law in Texas has been put on hold, but it is unclear if people seeking abortions will actually be able to get them.

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How could action by Congress bring changes to Facebook?

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A decade ago, jazz icon Tony Bennett and pop superstar Lady Gaga struck up one of the great Odd Couple partnerships in recent music history. Singing together first on his album Duets II, and then on their co- album, Cheek to Cheek, Bennett and Gaga made history on the charts while proving some things never go out of style.

Now, with Love For Sale, Bennett and Gaga are serving up another round but with a poignant twist: It may be Bennet's final album. He's 95, and has been living Alzheimers disease.

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The FDA isn't ready to approve extra vaccine for everyone, but it is ready to issue an emergency use authorization for seniors.

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How much worse could this winter be? It's a fair question as the pandemic's delta surge that started in the summer is extending into the fall, it seems.

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The pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson now says a booster shot to its COVID vaccine will improve immunity. Joining us now with details - NPR health correspondent Rob Stein. Good morning, Rob.

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President Biden is about to face a bunch of critics who complain that he has broken a promise.

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Suppose you were a U.S. diplomat attending this week's session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York. You'd have no shortage of things to do.

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Many Afghans who worked with the U.S. during the 20-year war remain in the country, now with few options for escape after the U.S. exit.

Estimating their numbers is difficult, ranging from tens to hundreds of thousands who worked with either the U.S. military or with U.S.-funded organizations.

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Surging numbers of COVID cases involving mostly unvaccinated people are crowding hospitals and overwhelming their resources.

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How can Americans and others get out of Afghanistan now that U.S. troops are gone?

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Ida has left behind a path of death and destruction from the Gulf Coast all the way into New England, and the death toll continues to rise.

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The Supreme Court says Texas can go ahead and implement a new law making most abortions illegal in that state.

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What does it mean to live between cultures, languages and genders? That's something Vietnamese American author Ocean Vuong knows well.

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The pace of hiring is picking up but not as quickly as many employers would like. The Labor Department said this morning that employers added 850,000 jobs in June. Many businesses say they'd like to hire more folks if they had more applicants.

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The Manhattan DA's office has been investigating The Trump Organization for three years now.

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Bad weather hinders search for victims of condo collapse. The House will vote on whether to create a select committee to probe the Capitol riot. Progressives worry Biden's climate agenda is changing.

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