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More People Seek COVID-19 Shots In Louisiana As Cases Rise

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. John Heaton of LCMC Health about the uptick in vaccinations in Louisiana amid a surge in coronavirus infections.


Given The Choice Between Prison Life And Fighting Wildfires, These Women Chose Fire

Friday, July 30, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with writer Jaime Lowe about her new book, Breathing Fire, which tells the stories of the incarcerated women who are part of California's wildfire crews.


Dr. Fauci On The CDC's New Mask Mandate

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Anthony Fauci, NIAID director and the president's chief medical adviser, about the CDC's new mask guidance and potential vaccine mandates.


A Survivor Reacts To California's Reparations Program For Forced Sterilizations

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Kelli Dillon, who was sterilized without her knowledge in a California prison in 2001. Survivors like her will see reparations under a new provision in the state's budget.


Biden Administration Lays Out Goals To Protect Voting Rights

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

As President Biden spoke in Philadelphia about voting rights on Tuesday, Texas House Democrats arrived in D.C. in an effort to block Republicans' efforts to enact new voting restrictions.


The Right To Vote: The Impact Of Shelby County V. Holder On Voting Rights

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with lawyer Debo Adegbile about how the Supreme Court case Shelby County v. Holder, which gutted Section 5 of The Voting Rights Act, lets states pass restrictive voting laws.


Salvador Viveros, 60, Beloved Father Who Spread Joy With His Smile

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Salvador Viveros of Los Banos, Calif., died in March after seven weeks battling the coronavirus. His family remembers him for his smile and his love for his grandchildren.


Florida Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez Discusses The Latest On Surfside Condo Collapse

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Florida's Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez about the latest developments in Surfside, Fla.


Remembering The Victims Identified So Far In The Champlain Towers Collapse

Monday, June 28, 2021

As the death toll of the condominium collapse in Surfside, Fla., continues to rise, we take a moment to remember those who have lost their lives.


Waffle House Team Cooks Up Plan To Get Coworker To High School Graduation

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

A high schooler in Alabama was going to miss his graduation because he didn't have a cap and gown, a ride, or tickets to attend. But his Waffle House coworkers rallied to get him there.


Delta Variant Drives New Cases, Hospitalizations In Southwest Missouri

Friday, June 18, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Steve Edwards, president and CEO of CoxHealth in southwest Missouri, about the current surge in coronavirus cases in his region driven by the Delta variant.


Eating Disorders On The Rise After A Year Of Uncertainty And Isolation

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with eating disorders specialist Nooshin Kiankhooy about how to address concerns of disordered eating in oneself and others after what was a triggering year for many.


Senate Finance Chair Reacts To Leak Of How Little America's Wealthiest Pay In Taxes

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., chair of the Finance Committee, about the ProPublica report revealing tax information for the wealthiest Americans.


Virginia, New Jersey Gubernatorial Primaries May Test Parties' Fractures

Monday, June 07, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Geoffrey Skelley, elections analyst at FiveThirtyEight, about the gubernatorial primaries taking place tomorrow in Virginia and New Jersey.


Vice President Harris May Be 'The Busiest Woman In Washington'

Thursday, June 03, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Errin Haines, editor-at-large at The 19th, about the challenging and expanding role of Vice President Kamala Harris.


Listeners Share The Stories That Stuck With Them Over 50 Years Of NPR

Saturday, May 29, 2021

We asked you what stories have captivated you over the years. Your responses included stories that made you laugh, gave you a chance to connect with your family and made you see the world differently.


Intelligence Priorities Shift As Biden Calls For Investigation Into COVID-19 Origins

Thursday, May 27, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with The Wall Street Journal's Michael Gordon on President Biden's order to investigate the origins of COVID-19 and how U.S. intelligence doesn't prioritize pandemic detection.


U.S. Restrictions On Ethiopia And Eritrea Aim To Boost Pressure As Conflict Continues

Monday, May 24, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Michelle Gavin of the Council on Foreign Relations about the new U.S. visa restrictions on Ethiopian and Eritrean officials due to the ongoing conflict in Ethiopia.


Colombia's Ambassador To The U.S. On What's Next For Government As Protests Continue

Thursday, May 20, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Francisco Santos, Colombia's ambassador to the U.S., about the anti-government protests currently in their fourth week.


Peru, Venezuela Struggle As Coronavirus Cases And Deaths Rise In South America

Monday, May 17, 2021

As Latin America endures its worst moment in the pandemic, NPR's Audie Cornish talks with journalists Dan Collyns in Peru and Nicolle Yapur in Venezuela about the spread of COVID-19 in each country.