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Saturday, May 14, 2022
A leaked draft opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade. NPR wants to know what questions you may have for experts about abortion access and reproductive rights.
Friday, April 22, 2022
California's Reparations Task Force voted to exclude some Black residents from eligibility. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks to some Black Californians on how they view the possibility of reparations.
Tuesday, April 12, 2022
The rate of inflation in the U.S. rose to a little over 8% last month. That's the highest rate since 1981. With the cost of good and services up, it's putting a strain on many families.
Tuesday, April 05, 2022
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Randy Krehbiel of The Tulsa World about the Oklahoma state House of Representatives has given final approval that would make performing abortion a felony in the state.
Friday, April 01, 2022
NPR's Kelsey Snell speaks with Florida's Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez about the state's "Parental Rights in Education" law. The law has seen its first legal challenge this week from LGBTQ advocates.
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Dolphins are known to use physical contact like petting and rubbing to bond with their closest allies. But for more distant contacts, male dolphins bond by trading whistles instead.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
President Biden's budget for fiscal year 2023 includes new funding for climate, clean energy and environmental justice programs. Yet, some believe Biden failed progressives with this proposed budget.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
ECMO machines became a last-ditch treatment for COVID. But only half of the patients who got ECMO survived, raising questions about whether this expensive and hard to access treatment is worth it.
Thursday, March 10, 2022
With over a hundred businesses cutting ties with Russia, one company in particular, Levi's, is reminding people of a time in Russian history when Western jeans were a well sought after commodity.
Monday, March 07, 2022
Some of the biggest Oscar snubs were recognized at Sunday's Independent Spirit Awards. For the second year, television shows and performances were also celebrated.
Thursday, November 18, 2021
World leaders at COP26 signed a new climate change agreement. But young people are skeptical about when those promises will turn into action, and if the actions go far enough.
Thursday, October 28, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with author Grady Hendrix about his horror novel, Final Girl Support Group, ahead of Halloween.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with comedian Josh Johnson about his newfound success and how comedy has served as a processing tool for collective trauma throughout the pandemic.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Companies are already warning customers to begin holiday shopping as there will be major product delays due to the global supply chain breakdown and shortage of labor workers.
Monday, September 06, 2021
The schooling challenges from the first year of the pandemic remain. Another disrupted school year means the pandemic's academic and emotional impact on children will persist unless addressed.
Friday, July 30, 2021
Schools across the U.S. are preparing for students to be back in physical classrooms this fall. Now there's questions about how much "learning loss" students have experienced because of the pandemic.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with sociologist Harry Edwards about the pressure Black Olympians face and how it intersects with white supremacy that has been historically perpetuated in the games.
Thursday, July 15, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Luisa Yanez of the Miami Herald about the strategies Cuban officials have used to quiet unprecedented protests and calls for freedom.
Wednesday, June 09, 2021
Americans have started to go back into the office as more of the country gets vaccinated. But not everyone wants to return to the pre-pandemic, 9-5 office lifestyle.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with author and police misconduct attorney Andrea Ritchie about how having George Floyd as a symbol in the fight against racial injustice impacts the wider movement.