New survey underscores how the U.S. got to such a deadly point with COVID-19. CDC advisers will vote on who will be vaccinated first. Plus, new report examines the pandemic's effect on learning.
Health experts warn of another surge in COVID-19 cases. President-elect Biden's team announces more picks for administration posts. And, the Supreme Court hears another case over the 2020 census.
In this bonus episode of Up First, Rough Translation host Gregory Warner and NPR correspondent Eyder Peralta introduce us to Stella Nyanzi, a feminist activist, poet and academic in Uganda. Fed up with what she calls government-enabled endemic corruption and conventional approaches to expressing dissent, she discovers the way to get attention and build an audience around her fight against dirty politics is to get dirty herself.
President-elect Biden hopes to revive the Iran nuclear deal, but his plan could be complicated by the assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist. An appeals court shoots down President Trump's effort to have Pennsylvania's vote certification quashed. As millions travel for the Thanksgiving holiday, how could this affect the spread of the coronavirus?
Biden is expected to announce more members of his cabinet. His administration will place a focus on civil rights. And, stores are changing things up to keep shoppers safe on Black Friday.
President Trump has pardoned Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying about a Russian contact. Hospitals are still short on PPE, months into the pandemic. Also, a sports journalist remembers Diego Maradona.
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