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Hurricane Isaias Dumps Heavy Rain And Possible Flooding On North Carolina

Noel King speaks with Mike Sprayberry, the director of Emergency Management in North Carolina, about the flooding and heavy rain from Hurricane Isaias.

Isaias Spins Tornadoes Along Mid-Atlantic Coast, Speeding Toward The Northeast

At least one person has died from the system, from a tornado in North Carolina. The storm is now racing north-northeast at 35 mph.

Nursing Home Residents Moved Out To Make Way For COVID-19 Patients

Some nursing homes have switched to treating only COVID-19 patients, who bring in more government money. But to make room for them, the original residents are forced out of places they’ve called home.

Hurricane Isaias Came Ashore Near North Carolina’s Ocean Isle Beach

The storm is dumping heavy rain on the Carolinas. As it moves north, Isaias, now a tropical storm, is expected to hit the Mid-Atlantic with heavy rain, flooding and the occasional tornado.

Isaias Keeps Emergency Workers Busy In North Carolina

NPR’s Noel King talks to Edward Conrow, director of Emergency Services for Brunswick County, about the damage caused by Isaias. As the hurricane was coming ashore, it spawned tornadoes.

Are Conspiracy Theories Good For Facebook?

Viral conspiracy theories are dangerous, and maybe profitable.

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia On Losing His Mother To COVID-19

Garcia’s mother, Gaby O’Donnell, was a medical assistant for decades. Discussions about her experience in health care influenced Garcia’s approach to mitigating the coronavirus in Long Beach, he says.

News Brief: Isaias Moves Up The Coast, COVID-19 Poll, TikTok Negotiations

Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina. NPR and IPSOS release poll findings on the national response to the pandemic. Microsoft is in talks to buy TikTok’s U.S. operations.

‘It’s A Disaster’: German Expats Love U.S. But Not Its Handling Of Coronavirus

Germany has flattened its curve, and unemployment has barely budged. Some Germans living in the U.S. are mystified by how politicized the pandemic has become here.

Despite Mask Wars, Americans Support Aggressive Measures To Stop COVID-19, Poll Finds

Two-thirds of Americans believe the U.S. is handling the pandemic worse than other nations, an NPR/Ipsos poll finds. Majorities support more aggressive measures to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

Former King Of Spain Is Leaving Country Amid Investigations Into Financial Dealings

Juan Carlos I, who is credited with guiding the country out of dictatorship and into democracy, is under investigation by Spanish authorities for his personal Swiss bank account.

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