1. Top Biden Science Adviser Who Was Accused Of Toxic Management Resigns NPR 14:41

The White House, which has known about Eric Lander’s behavior for weeks following an internal investigation, faces questions about why Biden failed to fire the Cabinet-level official sooner. Also: 900,000 Americans have died of COVID. As states give up on mitigation efforts, what does the future of the pandemic look like?

This episode: White House correspondent Ayesha Rascoe, congressional reporter Claudia Grisales, and health reporter Will Stone.

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