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Robbin Hardy was a pastor and the founder of the Girls Enrichment Mentorship Services in Baton Rouge, La. She died from COVID-19 at the age 56 in April of 2020.

The U.S. Capitol Police have close to 2,000 uniformed officers, more than the Atlanta Police Department.

The agency's annual budget is around half a billion dollars, which is larger than the budget for the entire Detroit Police Department.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Marilyn Agrelo, director of the new documentary Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street, and actor Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on Sesame Street.

Have you ever dreamed of winning a promotion that seems too good to be true? From Planet Money, the podcast The Indicator has the story of a promotion that went terribly wrong for Pepsi.

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with tech reporter Casey Newton about the mass exodus of employees from the software company BaseCamp after a new policy rolled out that restricts political talk at work.

A Chinese rocket which launched a new space station last week is tumbling out of control. The 24-ton rocket is expected to reenter earth's atmosphere this weekend — but no one is exactly sure where.

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed federal criminal charges against Derek Chauvin, accusing the former police officer of using excessive force and violating the civil rights of George Floyd.

Last month, Ford announced it would allow staff who have been working remotely to remain remote — at least some of the time — long after the pandemic is over.

"Must be nice for them," thought Marcie Pedraza, an electrician at a Ford plant in Chicago. Like many workers across the U.S., from factories to grocery stores, working from home has never been an option for her. And that presents a challenge for companies frantically rewriting their remote work policies: How do you make the change feel fair, when not all employees can benefit?

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Sometimes when you go back to watch an older movie you love, it feels a little bit off - like, ooh, this hasn't aged well. University of Chicago film professor Jacqueline Stewart had that feeling with "Purple Rain," starring the one and only Prince.

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Look. I wouldn't know what to do if a duck started nesting in a planter on my ninth floor balcony, but Steve Stuttard, an avid bird lover and retired Royal Navy specialist, was just the man for the job.

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