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We looked inside some of the tweets by @NPR and here's what we found interesting.

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Hong Kong police threatened to respond with live bullets if protesters continue to use what they called "lethal weapons."https://n.pr/2XoG6Ca 

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Following President Trump's repeated calls for the whistleblower's name to be exposed, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned:

"I will make sure he does not intimidate the whistleblower ... You're in my wheelhouse when you come after the whistleblower."https://n.pr/2pqodWX 

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To make an 11,000-mile nonstop flight from London to Sydney tolerable:

💡 Cabin lighting was correlated to Sydney time to reduce jet-lag
😴 Meals were designed to lull passengers to sleep
🚶Passengers were encouraged to get up and stretch https://n.pr/2CQgqVx 

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The Broadway play "The Inheritance" looks at generations of gay men, and the legacy they pass on to one another.

"The inheritance to younger gay men ... of a responsibility and a debt to the generation that came before them," actor Kyle Soller says. https://n.pr/2ppGS5e 

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Crows may be unsettling, but they're exceptionally smart:

• They can remember human faces for years.

• They have "funerals" for their dead — a way to identify a cause of death and spread the word about potential dangers.

• They create and use tools. https://n.pr/2KuvpJ0 

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To foster a love of reading in your child, make reading special, says Pamela Paul, co-author of "How to Raise a Reader."

Her kids have a set bedtime — but they're allowed to stay up 30 minutes longer if they're reading in bed. @MindShiftKQED https://n.pr/2Xn0YcP 

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Tacko Fall grew up on the ocean in Dakar, Senegal. Unlike his friends, he never learned to swim.

Now with the Celtics, he's getting in the pool.

"I think some people are afraid to say that they can't swim, but don't be afraid. Go out there and try it."https://n.pr/37ehfp5 

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The city of Mobile, Alabama, has a name that has exactly the same consonants as its state (M, B, and L) — albeit in a different order.

What is the next-largest U.S. city for which this is true?

Follow the link to submit your answer 👇 https://n.pr/2Qp9c2G 

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Harry Styles was both the host and the musical guest on this week's "Saturday Night Live." At every turn, he brought something extra —even introducing the world to a brand-new single, "Watermelon Sugar."

Watch his performance here: https://n.pr/2pq3x1h 

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Elisa was arrested during the Aug. 7 ICE raid in Mississippi — the biggest workplace immigration raid ever in a single state.

She says she was detained for 49 days and didn't see her kids during that time.

"My baby, who is 6 years old, suffered a lot."https://n.pr/2CTm75b 

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Bobi Wine was beaten by presidential guards last year.

Now, the musician and activist says he'll challenge Uganda's president in 2021.

"It certainly cannot be safe to run against a dictator, but it's even more dangerous to sit down and resign to fate."https://n.pr/32RpjZv 

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A new report highlights the hazards that sanitation workers in lower-income countries face.

One worker said the only protective gear he got from the municipality was a gun – because there are rats and snakes in the sewers. https://n.pr/2CPRu0n 

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Gotabaya Rajapaksa has won Sri Lanka's presidential elections. The president-elect faces several human rights lawsuits stemming from his time as defense secretary, a position he held while his brother was president. https://n.pr/32VqLds 

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For three decades, Marion Stokes taped CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and other news programs for 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The tapes serve as the last remnants of decades of television that stations have since deleted. (@hereandnow) https://n.pr/2QnvP7T 

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Scholars have deciphered what are considered to be the oldest-known recipes, inscribed on ancient Babylonian tablets.

In the '40s, researcher Mary Hussey suggested the writings were recipes, but "people really didn't believe her" then, a scholar says. https://n.pr/2CNq7Ej 

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The biggest workplace immigration raid ever in a single state was on Aug. 7 in Mississippi. Over half the arrests were in Morton — a town that's about 25% Latino.

"A lot of people aren't leaving the house," a resident says. "We're just living with fear."https://n.pr/2QpsHbp 

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Attorney General William Barr accused Democratic lawmakers and federal judges of trying to limit Trump's presidential power.

Richard Painter, who was the top ethics lawyer for George W. Bush, described the remarks as a "lunatic authoritarian speech."https://n.pr/2Xld2eM 

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Tacko Fall grew up on the ocean in Dakar, Senegal. But unlike his friends, he never learned to swim. Now with the Celtics, the 7'5" basketball player is getting in the pool. (@OnlyAGameNPR) https://n.pr/35b0Gsu 

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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, a Democrat, has been re-elected. His second term may be a bitter pill for President Trump, who had much invested in this year's gubernatorial elections ahead of the 2020 presidential election. https://n.pr/2CPvcvL 

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Mental health advocates say many people with untreated mental illness run the risk of cycling in and out of the criminal justice system, and the situation is particularly fraught for those without legal status. https://n.pr/2Xl4rbY 

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