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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

A year ago, Rafael Nadal and Bianca Andreescu claimed the men's and women's U.S. Open singles titles.

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UNIDENTIFIED SPORTS ANNOUNCER #1: ...Is the king of the hill, the top of the heap and the U.S. Open champion.

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Update at 4:30 p.m. ET: White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah responded to NPR's request for comment on Elizabeth Neumann's charges that the White House has not addressed the threat of domestic extremism, particularly what Neumann referred to as "right-wing extremism."

In an email, Farah dismissed Neumann's concerns as those of a "disgruntled employee."

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We travel next to England, where millions of students try to return to classrooms this week, months after the pandemic shut schools down. Shifting messages from the British government has left many confused. NPR's Frank Langfitt reports.

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So we're going to turn now to Wisconsin state Representative David Bowen. He's a Democrat and also a member of the state's Legislative Black Caucus. Representative Bowen, thanks for being here.

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