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Bucking his party, Chris Christie makes his case for 2024

Friday, September 08, 2023

Christie is still a Republican – after all, he's running for that party's presidential nomination. But his views on Ukraine, abortion and other issues put him out of step with many in the party.


NPR Politics Special: What We Learned From The Jan. 6 Hearings

Friday, July 22, 2022

How did the attack on the U.S. Capitol come together? What did President Trump know and why did he take so long to respond? And who will be held accountable?


Highland Park community honors shooting victims at a vigil

Thursday, July 14, 2022

The city of Highland Park is held a candlelit vigil Wednesday night at city hall to honor the victims killed during the mass shooting at an Independence Day parade.


The far-right and environmentalism overlap is bigger than you think — and growing

Friday, April 01, 2022

The modern environmental movement and the far-right movement might appear to be on opposing sides of the political ideology spectrum. But overlap does exist and researchers say it's growing.


A school principal's blunt warning: We can't pretend the pandemic is over

Friday, January 28, 2022

Principal Seth Lavin says even after the omicron surge ends, the crisis for children will continue.


A Chicago principal on challenges facing schools right now

Thursday, January 27, 2022

NPR's Asma Khalid talks with Principal Seth Lavin on how COVID-19 has impacted his Chicago school. The school district canceled class for 5 days in January when teachers protested working conditions.


Biden administration is offering to negotiate with Russia over the crisis in Ukraine

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

The Biden administration has delivered a plan to Russia offering a diplomatic way to resolve the crisis over Ukraine. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with State Dept. spokesman Ned Price about the situation.


'We will fight for our independence,' says Ukraine's ambassador to the U.S.

Friday, December 10, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Amb. Oksana Markarova, ambassador of Ukraine to the United States, on relations between the two countries and increased pressure from Russia.


College football prepares for bowl season

Thursday, December 09, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Nicole Auerbach of The Athletic to preview the College Football Playoff and upcoming bowl season games.


Rep. Schiff on the Protecting Our Democracy Act

Wednesday, December 08, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., on the Protecting Our Democracy Act and the investigation into the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.


Republican elections lawyer calls for reform to the Electoral Count Act

Tuesday, December 07, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with election lawyer Ben Ginsberg on his National Review article calling to reform the Electoral Count Act, which spells out how Congress calculates the electoral college vote.


Why is Ethiopia detaining UN aid workers?

Thursday, November 11, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Stéphane Dujarric, spokesman for the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, on the detention of UN aid workers in Ethiopia and the political state of affairs there.


What Dr. Fauci sees coming for the pandemic this winter

Monday, November 08, 2021

The country's top infectious disease doctor says he is looking for "a level of control" over COVID-19 such that it is less disruptive to society — and he again stressed the importance of vaccination.


What can we expect from the pandemic this winter?

Friday, November 05, 2021

The country's top infectious disease doctor says he is looking for "a level of control" over COVID-19 such that it is less disruptive to society — and again stressed the importance of vaccination.


New vaccine requirements go into effect Jan. 4

Thursday, November 04, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh about the Biden administration's new COVID-19 testing and vaccine requirements.


Moms Describe Preparing For Another Pandemic School Year

Friday, August 20, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with moms from across the country about the impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has had on their children's educations.


Teachers Reflect On Another Pandemic School Year

Thursday, August 19, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with teachers about how they've prepared for another academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic.


U.S. Special Immigrant Visa Program Faces Criticism Over Slow Speed

Monday, August 16, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with James Miervaldis, chairman of No One Left Behind — which helps Afghan and Iraqi interpreters resettle in the U.S. — on issues with the Special Immigrant Visa program.


Kraftwerk And Our Computer World

Wednesday, June 02, 2021

In a new book, writer Uwe Schütte takes up a close examination of the unique context that gave rise to one of the century's most influential art projects.


San Jose, Calif., Councilman Remembers Victim Of Railyard Shooting

Thursday, May 27, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with San Jose Councilmember Raul Peralez about one victim of Wednesday's shooting at a rail yard in Northern California.