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Sunday, June 12, 2022
Many of the actors who star alongside Adam Sandler in the new basketball movie Hustle are real NBA athletes. NPR's Cheryl W. Thompson talks with director Jeremiah Zagar about the film.
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Lawmakers are pushing for a "do-over" of an Interior Department contract to review tribal jail deaths awarded to a former official. Nearly half of the deaths he was to review occurred on his watch.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Racial covenants made it illegal for Black people to live in white neighborhoods. Now they're illegal, but you might still have one on your home's deed. And they're hard to remove.
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Heat has killed hundreds of workers in the U.S., many in construction or agriculture, an investigation by NPR and Columbia Journalism Investigations found. Federal standards might have prevented them.
Monday, January 25, 2021
An NPR investigation found that police have shot and killed 135 unarmed Black people since 2015 — with some officers involved in more than one shooting.
Monday, January 25, 2021
Since 2015, police officers have fatally shot at least 135 unarmed Black people nationwide. The majority of officers were white, and for at least 15 of them, the shootings weren't their first or last.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
The coronavirus has forced jurisdictions nationwide to close in-person sex offender registration offices. That has made it tougher for law enforcement to verify and track offender whereabouts.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
NPR reviewed sex offender registry databases nationwide and found a system with myriad problems, including tens of thousands of convicted offenders who law enforcement have lost track of.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
In the government's hurried pandemic response, more than 250 companies, some with little or no medical supply experience, got contracts worth more than $1 million without fully competitive bidding.
Monday, May 04, 2020
Not-so-small companies like Shake Shack and organizations like the LA Lakers were able to get loans that were meant for suffering small businesses. What happened?
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
The Paycheck Protection Program is designed to help small businesses from falling off a cliff during the pandemic, but some companies on firm ground have gotten millions to expand.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Banks handling the federal government's loan program for small businesses made more than $10 billion in fees, while thousands of small businesses were shut out of the program.
Monday, March 30, 2020
Law enforcement officials throughout the country say they're seeing a surge in fraud and consumer rip-offs since the coronavirus pandemic began.
Friday, March 20, 2020
In many states, officials have mandated how many people can gather in one space at a time. Some funeral directors ask mourners to stand six feet apart and implore priests and other clergy to be brief.