Falun Gong, Steve Bannon And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom

Falun Gong, Steve Bannon And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/14/gettyimages-480958314_wide-ccca60115a52cdc4ca47a7152e8ca426278d7cdb.jpg?s=600′ alt=’Falun Gong supporters marched from Capitol Hill to the Washington Monument in July 2015 in Washington, D.C.’ />The Trump administration and a liberal activist fought to win millions in federal funds for anti-censorship software tied to Falun Gong. That saga is now at the center of a criminal investigation.

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Falun Gong, Steve Bannon And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom

USAGov’s Five Lessons Learned to Combat Scams in 2021

USAGov’s Five Lessons Learned to Combat Scams in 2021

According to the Federal Trade Commission, Americans have reported over 226K scams and lost over $386M in frauds linked to COVID-19. Due to the rise in fraud, federal experts across the government share official information on how to recognize, avoid and report many types of scams.
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USAGov’s Five Lessons Learned to Combat Scams in 2021

'It's Time To End This Forever War.' Biden Says Forces To Leave Afghanistan By 9/11

'It's Time To End This Forever War.' Biden Says Forces To Leave Afghanistan By 9/11

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/14/ap21104672813618_wide-33ebc383cb96cd1af4d7390b3a20bb79918e168a.jpg?s=600′ alt=’President Biden speaks from the Treaty Room in the White House on Wednesday to announce the withdrawal of the remainder of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.’ />The president said he will move to withdraw American forces from Afghanistan after nearly 20 years of an active U.S. military presence in the country.

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'It's Time To End This Forever War.' Biden Says Forces To Leave Afghanistan By 9/11

1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police

1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/12/ap21102438026464_wide-638b99c6112e48f7d1d5e1bcb7fe2a7db9efc2af.jpg?s=600′ />The statue is valued at 100,000 euros and was stolen from an archaeological site near the outskirts of Rome.

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1st Century Roman Statue, Looted A Decade Ago, Found In Belgium By Off-Duty Police

Biden Proposes A Summit To Putin On Their 2nd Call

Biden Proposes A Summit To Putin On Their 2nd Call

President Biden had his second call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and proposed a summit in the months ahead to talk about arms control, Ukraine and cyber issues.

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Biden Proposes A Summit To Putin On Their 2nd Call

Biden To Make Historic Census Director Pick With Latinx Statistician Rob Santos

Biden To Make Historic Census Director Pick With Latinx Statistician Rob Santos

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/13/eb6a0055_wide-9e4be70b4cc3f9e48e35867223f9a39234ea58c2.jpg?s=600′ />If confirmed by the Senate, Robert Santos, president of the American Statistical Association, would be the bureau’s first permanent director of color overseeing the national count and major surveys.

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Biden To Make Historic Census Director Pick With Latinx Statistician Rob Santos

Biden Administration Says It Will Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11

Biden Administration Says It Will Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/13/ap_21097786513075_wide-71447147f00db39ef85f30a4d52ab20761492bb4.jpg?s=600′ alt=’Marine Gen. Frank McKenzie (center) visits Kabul, Afghanistan, in January 2020. The Biden administration said it plans to complete a drawdown of U.S. troops in the country by Sept. 11.’ />A senior administration official said that all U.S. troops will leave Afghanistan by Sept. 11, the 20th anniversary of the terror attacks that prompted America’s involvement in its longest war.

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Biden Administration Says It Will Withdraw U.S. Troops From Afghanistan By Sept. 11

Chauvin Trial: Expert Says Use Of Force In George Floyd Arrest Was Not Reasonable

Chauvin Trial: Expert Says Use Of Force In George Floyd Arrest Was Not Reasonable

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/12/ap_21102727489903_wide-c703b521958ea3cfcfc4b1b11083273a21b9df3f.jpg?s=600′ alt=’Witness Seth Stoughton testified on Monday in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin that the force used against George Floyd was not reasonable.’ />”No reasonable officer would have believed that that was an appropriate, acceptable or reasonable use of force,” Seth Stoughton, a former police officer and use of force expert, told jurors.

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Chauvin Trial: Expert Says Use Of Force In George Floyd Arrest Was Not Reasonable

Poll Finds Republicans Particularly Opposed To 'Vaccine Passport' Messaging

Poll Finds Republicans Particularly Opposed To 'Vaccine Passport' Messaging

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/12/gettyimages-1230169189_wide-45e8408d07b7ed92a5c5039cab51a4367224f78e.jpg?s=600′ alt=’A healthcare worker displays a COVID-19 vaccine record card at the Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center in December.’ />Messaging is important in public health. People who voted for Trump were especially hesitant about a “vaccine passport.” But call it a “verification,” and more people support it.

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Poll Finds Republicans Particularly Opposed To 'Vaccine Passport' Messaging

Biden Calls Daunte Wright's Death 'Tragic' But Cautions Against Violence And Looting

Biden Calls Daunte Wright's Death 'Tragic' But Cautions Against Violence And Looting

<img src=’https://media.npr.org/assets/img/2021/04/12/gettyimages-1232258431-1-_wide-bf6140279efee8bad76fc9fbe4fee61a4db6dd17.jpg?s=600′ alt=’People gather to protest the police Sunday in Brooklyn Center, Minn., after an officer shot Daunte Wright during a traffic stop.’ />The president delivered short remarks on the officer-involved shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright, which led to protests overnight in Minnesota.

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Biden Calls Daunte Wright's Death 'Tragic' But Cautions Against Violence And Looting