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Wednesday, June 05, 2019
So far in 2019, nine states have passed laws to outlaw abortion or forbid it past a certain point in pregnancy. None of these laws are in effect, and many are being litigated in the courts.
Thursday, April 18, 2019
Attorney General William Barr explained before the release of the special counsel report that the law and regulations kept him from including everything that Robert Mueller uncovered, as well as how.
Tuesday, April 16, 2019
See which 2020 presidential candidate has raised the most money, who has spent the most, where a candidate's funding comes from — and how the Democrats stack up against President Trump.
Thursday, January 31, 2019
More than two dozen Democrats may end up running for president. They include senators, governors, business leaders, a mayor — even a spiritual guru.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
The Republicans' last-ditch attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act now and replace it later would have caused insurance rates to soar, and millions could have lost coverage within a year.
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Tax breaks for the wealthy would be trimmed, and people would get the option to buy bare-bones plans. But big cuts in Medicaid and changes to coverage for pre-existing conditions remain.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
The Congressional Budget Office estimates that 22 million people would lose coverage with the Senate bill. That includes 15 million people on Medicaid, and others who could no longer afford insurance.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
Senate Republicans are calling their health care bill the Better Care Reconciliation Act. It shares many provisions with the House bill, but goes further in cutting Medicaid.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
The version of the American Health Care Act passed by the House eliminates taxes on corporations and wealthy people and shrinks Medicaid coverage. A chart breaks down who would be affected and how.
Friday, April 14, 2017
The overall increase in the number of Americans with health insurance draws attention to counties where the uninsured rate is still high, many of them in states that chose not to expand Medicaid.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Trump picked up big margins in small and rural counties. But those areas would take the biggest hit with tax credit changes, according to an NPR analysis of data from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Border crossers, farm laborers, new arrivals from Mexico: There's no shortage of stereotypes about people living in the U.S. illegally. But the statistics tell a different story.
Friday, February 17, 2017
The Oroville dam is the tallest in the country and has a capacity of 3,537,577 acre feet. It went over capacity last week causing massive evacuations and bringing attention to its damaged spillways.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Is an Olympic athlete from your state? Use our search tool to find out. Nearly half of the U.S. team has ties to just five states — and 47 athletes were born in other countries.
Thursday, August 11, 2016
They vary widely, particularly by sport. We broke out some numbers that help describe the 554 U.S. athletes in Rio.
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Thanks to police and FBI records and witness accounts, it's becoming clearer — if still impossible to comprehend — what transpired in Orlando in the early hours of June 12.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
The government has proposed new standards to lower emissions from coal-fueled power plants. But overall, the country is relying less on coal for power. In 40 states, use of coal as a power source (as a share of all power sources) has dropped since 2004. Many of these states are ...
Tuesday, September 08, 2015
This post was updated at 11:35 a.m. ET
Congress is back with a daunting must-do list. But its first order of business will be the Iran nuclear deal, as a deadline looms on Sept. 17. Even though the deal is basically done, as NPR's Ailsa Chang reports, Congress ...
Thursday, July 02, 2015
Sure, playing in the women's World Cup burns a lot more energy than watching the women's World Cup. But the number of calories expended in sports and daily activities isn't always so obvious.
To figure it out, we dove into this database compiled by Arizona State University. It charts ...
Monday, June 15, 2015
Play ball! Fore! Swish!
Americans love sports — watching them and playing them.
But as participants, Americans' relationship with sports changes as we grow older. About three-quarters of adults say they played sports when they were younger. By the time people are in their late 20s, however, only 26 percent ...