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After a quick trip to the edge of space, Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos is back on Earth.

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JEFF BEZOS: Control, Bezos - best day ever.

UNIDENTIFIED PERSON: Yeah.

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The CDC's director, Rochelle Walensky, testified before a Senate committee yesterday. She told the committee that the delta variant is responsible for most new COVID cases in this country.

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With the highly contagious delta variant fueling a rise in COVID-19 cases, Dr. Jerome Adams — the surgeon general under former President Donald Trump who once advised against mask-wearing — now says even the vaccinated may need to mask up.

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Is a Jewish nationalist with a loyal following, a member of Israel's parliament, inciting violence between Jews and Arabs? Here's NPR's Deborah Amos from Jerusalem.

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Good morning. I'm A Martinez. Listen to the beginning of this Bruce Springsteen song.

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BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: (Singing) The screen door slams. Mary's dress sways.

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