1. Congress Tries To Reach COVID Funding Deal NPR 13:49

COVID cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are down in the United States, but health experts say it’s too early to declare victory over the virus. Lawmakers are trying to reach a deal to continue funding the federal response, as a contagious subvariant is fueling surges in Europe and Asia.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, acting congressional correspondent Deirdre Walsh, and health correspondent Allison Aubrey.

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