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In 1997, the writer Antoine Wilson was visiting Seattle. He was down by the water with some friends.

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Is it inevitable that everyone's going to get COVID? Here's acting FDA commissioner Janet Woodcock.

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The new movie The Lost Daughter shows a side of motherhood that Hollywood doesn't often depict.

Its main character Leda (played by Olivia Colman) is not a monstrous parent or a saint. She's ambivalent. She has two daughters in their 20s and is a divorced middle-aged literature professor on a "working vacation" in Greece.

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The new movie, "The Lost Daughter," shows a sign of motherhood that Hollywood doesn't often depict. Leda, played by Olivia Colman, is not a monstrous parent or a saint. She's ambivalent.

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A second winter of COVID is descending upon the United States.

This time there is widespread access to vaccines, but there's also the new omicron variant, a much more infectious form of the coronavirus that's surging.

Health care workers in hospitals are seeing the worst of the pandemic every day. But is anything all that different with this latest variant? To find out, All Things Considered spoke with three nurses from around the country to talk about their experiences.

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Dustin Stockton and Jennifer Lynn Lawrence spent years as cheerleaders and organizers for Donald Trump while traveling the country in an RV.

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When the hammer hit the glass one recent Tuesday afternoon, Catherine Kim said it sounded like gunshots.

"It's an indoor [shopping] mall and the smashing of the glass was so loud and it echoed," Kim said.

"They went straight for our most expensive section – our gold chains. And they took all four trays. They had shopping bags ready, and they stuffed the trays in those shopping bags."

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When Deqa Dhalac was writing her inaugural speech after being elected as mayor of South Portland, Maine, she went searching for an inspirational quote for the end. She considered Barack Obama, Desmond Tutu, Mother Teresa – and then her mom called from Mogadishu, Somalia.

"She reminded me of a poem or prayer that she recited for me when I entered high school," Dhalac said.

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