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Hills in Ireland are covered in a dry shrub called gorse that is responsible for many of the fires there. Goats love to eat gorse.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Pramila Jayapal of Washington State, head of the House Progressive Caucus, about the threats to vote no on the infrastructure bill.
He helped pave the way for the renegade genre known as blaxpolitation, with movies that were bitingly funny, sexually swaggering and occasionally violent, that put Black protagonists front and center.
The Food and Drug Administration gave the OK for a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine booster for anyone 65 or older or at high risk for severe disease. People whose work puts them at risk will also be eligible.
Soskin, who turned 100 years old on Wednesday, currently works as a ranger at the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif.
Coffee cultivation contributes to deforestation and exploited labor. Smithsonian Magazine reports researchers found a way to do without cultivation — growing coffee from plant cells in bioreactors.
Laphonza Butler is the first Black woman to lead the pro-abortion rights group EMILY's List. The group has been criticized for historically not doing enough to support Black women in politics.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Associated Press reporter Cara Allen about the humanitarian situation in Tigray — the war-torn region of Ethiopia where people are facing famine.
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Bruce Aylward, senior adviser at the World Health Organization, about the latest push by nations to get more COVID-19 vaccines to countries in need.
The FDA OKs a Pfizer booster for people 65+ or at high risk for severe COVID-19. Some Haitian migrants have been released into the U.S. The U.N. says people in an area of Ethiopia face severe hunger.