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A lot rests on the shoulders of Congress today. Keeping the government from shutting down at midnight is just one item on the big to-do list.

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President Biden wants his climate plan to be a reality, but this all depends on a big $3.5 trillion budget package that is stalled in Congress. Jeff Brady is part of NPR's climate team. He's been looking into all this. Good morning, Jeff.

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After 16 years, Germans have voted for a change.

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Today might be the day that determines the future of COVID-19 booster shots in this country.

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Here are the numbers on COVID 18 months in. About 150,000 new cases are still being reported every single day in the U.S.

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated a Republican effort to recall him. It appears his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic was the No. 1 issue for voters. Newsom said he was humbled by the results.

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California's governor, Gavin Newsom, will keep his job.

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Newsom fended off a Republican-led recall effort. The Associated Press called the race not long after polls closed.

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Californians have until 8 p.m. tonight local time to vote yes or no on recalling Governor Gavin Newsom.

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Senators come back from their summer recess today with a lot to get done.

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Kacey Musgraves wrote her last album, Golden Hour, when she was falling in love. It won her a Grammy for Album of the Year and best country album, and spurred what was a fast-growing career into being (maybe beyond) fully-grown. But when that love started to fade, what else? She began writing another.

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President Biden will talk to the country today about a course correction.

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Surging numbers of COVID cases involving mostly unvaccinated people are crowding hospitals and overwhelming their resources.

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Last night, the Pentagon tweeted out a picture, a night vision image of the last U.S. soldier to leave Afghanistan.

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Ida has weakened into a tropical storm as it moves up Louisiana and into Mississippi.

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In just about 48 hours in Texas, the vast majority of abortions will become illegal. Yesterday, a federal appeals court denied emergency motions filed by abortion providers who were trying to block this law after canceling a hearing that was planned for today.

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The Biden administration seems likely to recommend that Americans who got the Moderna or Pfizer COVID vaccines get booster shots after eight months. NPR science correspondent Joe Palca is following this one. Good morning, Joe.

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What do the Taliban want in Afghanistan?

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The Senate is moving ahead with one of President Biden's top economic priorities.

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It took weeks of discussion, debate and negotiations, but the Senate today is set to finally sign off on a $1 trillion infrastructure bill.

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A monumental U.N. report released just this morning says climate change is accelerating, and we are running out of time to stop it.

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The CDC now says everyone, vaccinated or not, should wear a mask indoors in public spaces if they're in an area where coronavirus cases are surging.

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Four police officers who defended the Capitol against a mob of former President Donald Trump supporters on January 6 will testify today.

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The delta variant continues to fuel a sharp rise in U.S. coronavirus cases,

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