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Politics
Dec 04

Biden officially secures enough electors to become president

By Michael R. Blood, Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press

nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor2|||Why These World War II Sex Slaves Are Still Demanding Justice||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||They were forced into a system of sexual slavery created by the Japanese army during World War II. The survivors — now in their 80s and 90s — are still demanding justice.


PHOTOS: Why These World War II Sex Slaves Are Still Demanding Justice

Pilar Quilantang Galang was one of more than 100 girls and women raped by members of the Japanese Imperial Army in the village of Mapaniqui on Nov. 23, 1944. She was 9 years old at the time. Even now, in her 80s, when she sees the ruins of the “Red House” (at rear of photo), where the rapes happened, she says, “I feel like I’m losing my mind. I wish it would be destroyed.”

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Why These World War II Sex Slaves Are Still Demanding Justice



They were forced into a system of sexual slavery created by the Japanese army during World War II. The survivors — now in their 80s and 90s — are still demanding justice.


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World
Dec 04

Japan prime minister pledges $19 billion to promote ecological businesses

By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press

pbsnewhour__ = ||| lubuntu at wor2|||Japan PM pledges $19 billion to promote ecological businesses (NEWSHOUR)|||‘There’s no end in sight.’ Millions fear loss of unemployment benefits amid pandemic (LATEST)|||||| kickerpage = |||no kicker page for PBSNewhour

World
Dec 04

Japan PM pledges $19 billion to promote ecological businesses

By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press

nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor2|||’Warning Signs Flashing’: Job Growth Slows Sharply As Pandemic Takes Toll On Economy||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||U.S. employers added just 245, 000 jobs last month, as the runaway pandemic continued to weigh on hiring. The unemployment rate fell to 6.7% from 6.9% in October.


'Warning Signs Flashing': Job Growth Slows Sharply As Pandemic Takes Toll On Economy

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Coronavirus Updates


‘Warning Signs Flashing’: Job Growth Slows Sharply As Pandemic Takes Toll On Economy



U.S. employers added just 245,000 jobs last month, as the runaway pandemic continued to weigh on hiring. The unemployment rate fell to 6.7% from 6.9% in October.


Momentum For Coronavirus Relief Bill Builds, But Time Short As Parties Work On Deal

pbsnewhour__ = ||| lubuntu at wor2|||As hospitals cope with a COVID-19 surge, cyber threats loom (NEWSHOUR)|||‘There’s no end in sight.’ Millions fear loss of unemployment benefits amid pandemic (LATEST)|||||| kickerpage = |||no kicker page for PBSNewhour

Nation
Dec 04

Nurses work in a ward housing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients at UW Health University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. November 18, 2020. Photo by Daniel Acker/Reuters/File Photo

As hospitals cope with a COVID-19 surge, cyber threats loom

By Marion Renault, Wilson Ring, Associated Press

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Arts
Dec 04

How Leah Chase became a ‘driving force’ of inspiration for chef Marcus Samuelsson

By Joshua Barajas

nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor2|||And Now For An Important Message: Convincing You To Get The Coronavirus Vaccine||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||Some Americans say they don’t want to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with the Ad Council’s CEO about public health messaging and ways to reach vaccine skeptics.


Coronavirus Updates


And Now For An Important Message: Convincing You To Get The Coronavirus Vaccine



Some Americans say they don’t want to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with the Ad Council’s CEO about public health messaging and ways to reach vaccine skeptics.


nprnews_____ = ||| lubuntu at wor2|||What To Do If You Test Positive For The Coronavirus This Winter||| kickerpage = |||no kicker pagenpr for NPRNEWS||| summarynpr = |||Here’s how to self-isolate, what the new quarantine guidance means for your household, and which symptoms signal you need immediate emergency care.


What To Do If You Test Positive For The Coronavirus This Winter

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What To Do If You Test Positive For The Coronavirus This Winter



Here’s how to self-isolate, what the new quarantine guidance means for your household, and which symptoms signal you need immediate emergency care.


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Nation
Dec 04

Nurses work in a ward housing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients at UW Health University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. November 18, 2020. Photo by Daniel Acker/Reuters/File Photo

As hospitals cope with a COVID-19 surge, cyber threats loom

By Marion Renault, Wilson Ring, Associated Press