Nathan Rott

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Mike Pence Releases Medical Information, Has 'Very Good And Strong Heart'

Saturday, September 17, 2016

The note from the Republican vice presidential nominee's doctor comes after a week of intense discussion about the health of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.


Documenting The History Of African-Americans In The California Gold Rush

Saturday, September 17, 2016

The history of African-Americans and the California Gold Rush is a complicated one, and often overlooked. But it's part of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.


On Its 100th Anniversary, The National Park Service Plans For The Future

Thursday, August 25, 2016

As the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, questions about its future remain. At 100, the service is facing challenges like climate change, overcrowding, underfunding and relevancy.


Residents Who Refused To Evacuate Complicate Firefighting In California

Friday, August 19, 2016

More than 80,000 people were ordered to evacuate in this week's Blue Cut fire in Southern California. But some of those residents declined to leave, causing problems for those fighting the fires.


Blue Cut Fire Claims An Unknown Number Of Structures

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Firefighters in Southern California are struggling to battle the Blue Cut wildfire near San Bernardino. It's now burnt more than 25,000 acres. Tens of thousands of homes remain threatened.


Southern California Wildfire Forces Some 80,000 People To Evacuate

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

A wildfire in Southern California has forced the closure of a stretch of freeway and prompted officials to declare mandatory evacuation areas affecting an estimated 80,000 people.


Southern Flooding Update

Sunday, August 14, 2016

Torrential rains in Louisiana and Southern Mississippi have flooded homes and caused hundreds of evacuations. Much of the rest of the country is experiencing extreme heat.


Gun Owners React To Donald Trump's 'Second Amendment People' Comments

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

How did gun owners view the comments Tuesday by Donald Trump? The Republican presidential nominee suggested supporters of the Second Amendment could oppose Hillary Clinton, which some viewed as an incitement to violence.


Life In The Park: Finding Meaning In Park Service Work

Sunday, July 31, 2016

For many National Park Service employees, the pay is seasonal and not great. The hours can be long and tedious. But for many, there's a big payoff in dedicating their days to nature.


U.S. Olympian Kim Rhode Takes Her Shot At History To Dispel Stigma

Sunday, July 31, 2016

If Rio goes well for her, Olympic shooter Kim Rhode could become the first person to medal in six consecutive Summer Games. But Rhode is looking beyond the personal accolades.


Michael Jordan Speaks Up For Black Lives And Police Officers

Monday, July 25, 2016

The former Chicago Bulls star rarely gets involved in current events, but he is making million-dollar donations to an NAACP fund and a community policing institute seeking solutions to violence.


Selling Merchandise Outside Of RNC, Politics Come Second

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

People drove from across the country to Cleveland to hawk their wares to the throngs who've come to the Republican National Convention.


Vendors Selling Trump Merchandise Line Streets Of Cleveland

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The streets of Cleveland are full of vendors selling Trump hats and t-shirts. NPR looks into whether the vendors are committed fans of the presumptive GOP nominee or just trying to make a buck.


Protesters Descend On Cleveland For Republican National Convention

Monday, July 18, 2016

Thousands of demonstrators and thousands of law enforcement officers are in Cleveland for this week's Republican National Convention, and there's a palpable tension hanging over the city.


After Mass Shootings, Action On Gun Legislation Soars At State Level

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Over 20,400 pieces of gun-related legislation have been proposed in the past 25 years after mass shootings. Whether they tighten or loosen gun laws depends on the state's dominant political party.


Orlando's Tourism Industry Hopes To Overcome A Nightmarish Week

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Orlando is one of the most popular U.S. destinations, with more than 66 million visitors last year. Tourism officials hope the shooting attack won't deter people from coming to its theme parks.


Boxers Remember Muhammad Ali

Saturday, June 04, 2016

Boxing gyms around the country are remembering the champion, who died Friday. NPR's Nathan Rott talked to boxers in Los Angeles who said Ali inspired them.


National Park Enlists Predator Beetle To Stop Hemlock-Killing Insect

Thursday, June 02, 2016

The forests at Great Smoky Mountains National Park are sick, infected by invasive bugs and plants. The park's vegetation crew is like the nursing staff, protecting native plants and treating trees.


Even A Win In California Could Have Little Impact On Sanders Securing The Nomination

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Bernie Sanders is making a strong push in California as the Democratic primary race nears its end. Polls show him in a dead heat with frontrunner Hillary Clinton in the Golden State.


On The Trail Of The Wily Wild Hog

Thursday, May 26, 2016

These descendants of wild boars were brought over from Europe decades ago. They're highly invasive and hugely destructive — threatening native bears and deer in Great Smoky Mountains National Park.