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Coffee Talk

Little Bits of Breaking News

Context Behind Big Headlines

Published on

oct 7, 2021

Your Rundown:

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0:35 - 2:12 Pfizer officially requesting emergency use authorization for their COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5 - 11.

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2:12 - 4:19 In the last 24 hours, a study about waning immunity was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, a leading publication in the medical community. What did they find?

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4:19 - 6:43 Let's talk about a story we talked about yesterday: What's going on with China, the United States and Taiwan? The stakes are high.

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6:43 - 7:35 Back here in the United States: Questions about spending bills, the debt limit or "debt ceiling" (more or less, our credit card limit!). Delays and what this means!

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7:35 - 11:06 The U.S. Supreme Court will be hearing an important case in December about a Mississippi abortion law... Texas' recent abortion law was just suspended. What to know and why this matters.

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