The financier is credited with transforming the World Bank. Among his reforms, he is said to have given "voice to the poor and magnify the impact of development investments."
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Instead of traveling the traditional 2.5-mile-route through New York City's Midtown, the Thanksgiving Day parade will take place in front of Macy's department store.
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Plus: NPR's Latino staffers share their memories of the Argentine soccer legend.
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At least seven Ravens players have tested positive for the coronavirus this week, leading the NFL to postpone Thursday's game to Sunday.
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About half of Defense Dept. installations worldwide have implemented travel restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect America's fighting forces. It's making for a tough holiday.
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Hospitals are getting so crowded with COVID-19 patients that they're having to resort to workarounds to treat them all. Experts warn this may hamper doctors' ability to save lives.
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Fishermen and tribes have been fighting the mine proposal for a decade, fearing it would harm the wild sockeye salmon at the heart of the area's economy and culture.
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President-elect Joe Biden called on Americans to unite this holiday season, amid the pandemic. Minutes earlier, President Trump repeated baseless claims about the election being "rigged."
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The comedian said he was snared in an unfair contract years ago, which allows Comedy Central to profit off the show without compensating him.
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A new plea deal with the Justice Department is the second time the family-owned company admitted criminal schemes to boost Oxycontin sales. Despite their hands-on role, the Sacklers face no charges.
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This year the beloved holiday comes on the heels of a national movement demanding racial justice. One Native American leader says that "people want to resolve the burdens of our history."
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He is one of the last major world leaders to wish Joe Biden congratulations.
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The third largest of the "big five" book publishers, was sold by its parent company to Penguin Random House.
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Warehouse workers in Bessemer, Ala., notify federal labor authorities of plans to hold a unionization vote, teeing up a major labor battle at the retail giant known for its opposition to unionizing.
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"A proud day for Scotland and a signal to the world that free universal access to period products can be achieved," said Monica Lennon, who championed the bill in Scottish Parliament.
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More than 70 local public health officials have resigned or been fired since the start of the pandemic. They're over-worked and the subject of harassment from community leaders and residents.
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