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Biden Sets Goal Of July 4th To 'Mark Independence' From Coronavirus

Thursday, March 11, 2021

In his prime-time address, the president projected that all Americans will be able to get in line for a vaccine by May 1. He also denounced "vicious hate crimes against Asian Americans."


House Gives Final Approval To $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The bill will deliver a new round of aid to Americans almost a year after the pandemic first upended daily life in the United States.


Pentagon Extends National Guard Presence At The Capitol

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

The troops were expected to leave the Capitol on March 12, but U.S. Capitol Police last week requested an extension following reports of a potential security threat.


Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Package

Saturday, March 06, 2021

The package would deliver a new round of financial assistance to Americans grappling with the impact of the pandemic. The House will need to vote on the final version.


House Approves Police Reform Bill Named After George Floyd

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

The bill, which would ban chokeholds and eliminate qualified immunity for law enforcement, now advances to the Senate.


House Passes $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Plan; Biden Calls For 'Quick Action' From Senate

Saturday, February 27, 2021

The proposal, which would provide a new round of financial support for workers, families and businesses, will now advance to the Senate.


Photos: Historic Inauguration Will Not Look Like The Past

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Large crowds and parades have become hallmarks of presidential inaugurations but will be absent this year because of the pandemic and security concerns. Here's a look back at earlier events.


Listen Live To 2020 Election Special Coverage

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Millions have already voted and results are coming in. Listen to NPR election night analysis.


What It's Like For Asian American Candidates During A Pandemic Marked By Racism

Sunday, November 01, 2020

While the pandemic has made this an unprecedented election for all campaigns, it's a particular challenge for the record number of Asian American and Pacific Islander candidates running this year.


Watch: Final Trump-Biden Presidential Debate

Thursday, October 22, 2020

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden were in Nashville Thursday night to make their closing pitches to voters.


Listen To The Final Presidential Debate

Thursday, October 22, 2020

President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden were in Nashville on Thursday night.


LISTEN: Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings

Thursday, October 15, 2020

The Senate Judiciary Committee held confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, this week.


Where Trump Has Been This Past Week Ahead Of Testing Positive For The Coronavirus

Friday, October 02, 2020

The president and first lady have tested positive for the coronavirus. President Trump's schedule has been packed over the past week, including the debate with Joe Biden on Tuesday.


Instagram Allowed For Truth To Be Crafted, Despite 'No Filter' Options

Friday, April 17, 2020

Bloomberg reporter Sarah Frier's new book is a vibrant play-by-play of how Instagram reached its high level of influence through the business of manufacturing coolness.


Sanders' Army Of Volunteers Tries To Rally Support In Missouri

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Bernie Sanders' supporters are making a big push in what could be the senator's last opportunity to regain front-runner status.


He's Trying To Fill In The Gaps On Google Street View — Starting With Zimbabwe

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Not every corner of the world is yet on Google Street View. Tawanda Kanhema sees these gaps as a kind of digital divide, so he volunteers to photograph and upload some of the places left off the map.


Want Stronger Friendships? Pull Out Your Notepad

Thursday, August 29, 2019

It's easy to let your friendships run on autopilot. If you really want to maintain connections with people you care about, it helps to get organized. Here's how.


At Your Wits' End With A Screen-Obsessed Kid? Read This

Sunday, June 30, 2019

NPR's Life Kit sent a parenting expert to help a family cope with its kids' device fixation. The family learned that setting media boundaries means more than limiting the time kids spend on screens.


'Hip-Hop Deserves That Respect': Honoring The Notorious B.I.G., Wu-Tang Clan In NYC

Thursday, December 27, 2018

The New York City Council voted last week to honor hip-hop greats the Notorious B.I.G. and Wu-Tang Clan with streets named after them. LeRoy McCarthy, who led the effort, says it's long overdue.


At 80, Judy Blume Reflects On Feminism, #MeToo And Keeping Margaret 12

Monday, February 12, 2018

Judy Blume's best-selling books have shaped the way we talk about puberty, periods and female sexual experiences. Those story lines take on renewed relevance amid the #MeToo movement.