Environmental Engineer and Senior Researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Knoxville, TN
David Greene appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 07, 2020
Florida hospitals are impacted by a surge in COVID-19 cases. Economic comeback could be short-circuited by a jump in coronavirus cases. And, does racial reckoning fit into Trump's reelection strategy?
Monday, July 06, 2020
In speeches, the president painted a picture of a divided America. Scientists examine other ways COVID-19 can spread. And, Israel criticized for focusing on West Bank annexation rather than COVID-19.
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Coronavirus cases surge in Texas. As more young people contract COVID-19, colleges plan to welcome students back this fall. Capitol Hill lawmakers want to vote on police reform. Where do things stand?
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
The median age of coronavirus patients in the state has dropped since reopening. Dr. Cheryl Holder of the Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University discusses why.
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
President Trump travels to Arizona to talk about his southern border wall. Five states hold primary elections. And, an update on the first U.S. patient to get treatment from a gene-editing technique.
Monday, June 22, 2020
John Bolton's tell-all book is out Tuesday. As COVID-19 cases rise, health officials warn people to be vigilant. And, a noose was found in the garage stall of NASCAR's only black driver.
Thursday, June 18, 2020
For the Morning Edition Song Project, we've been asking musicians to write and perform an original song for us. First up, Ketch Secor catalogs the state of the country on "Pray for America."
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Javier Quiroz Castro and Estefania Betancourt Macias are nurses on the frontlines of the pandemic. They're also DACA recipients, awaiting the Supreme Court's decision on the fate of the DACA program.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
George Floyd, whose death sparked nationwide protests, was a rapper in Houston earlier in his life. NPR's David Greene speaks with Floyd's former collaborators about his musical past.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
George Floyd, a black man killed by a police officer, has been laid to rest in Houston on Tuesday. NPR's David Greene visits the neighborhood where Floyd grew up and talks with his family and friends.
Tuesday, June 09, 2020
Houston hosts funeral services today for George Floyd. New York's legislature passes a first wave of bills overhauling police. And, states face requests for environmental leniency during the pandemic.
Monday, June 08, 2020
A memorial service in Houston will honor George Floyd. Minneapolis City Council intends to dismantle its police department. And, Democrats have plans for wide-ranging changes to police departments.
Friday, June 05, 2020
Two cases involving the deaths of young black men, in Georgia and Nebraska, continue to gain national attention. And, President Trump's response to nationwide unrest has so far not been one of unity.
Thursday, June 04, 2020
An ex-defense secretary says the president is a threat to the Constitution. All officers involved in George Floyd's death have been charged. And, indications the job market is beginning to recover.
Monday, June 01, 2020
Montgomery County has emerged as a COVID-19 hot spot. At River City Church, where half the congregation is or once was homeless, outreach programs work to protect their most vulnerable.
Friday, May 29, 2020
Violence escalates over the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody, and a black woman killed by police in Louisville. And, the president signs an order to weaken social media companies.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
More than 100,000 Americans die from COVID-19. China moves closer to criminalizing dissent from Hong Kong. And, violent protests continue in Minneapolis after a black man died in police custody.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Four officers are fired after a Black man dies in Minneapolis police custody. Texas' minority neighborhoods have fewer COVID-19 testing sites. And, Twitter points users to fact checks on Trump tweet.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
The GOP looks to end extra $600 unemployment benefit. Social distancing puts a crimp on voter registration. And, many public schools could be in terrible financial shape coming out of the pandemic.
Monday, May 25, 2020
U.S. approaches nearly 100,000 deaths from COVID-19. Thousands in Hong Kong protest planned security law. A federal judge rules Florida law restricting voting rights for felons is unconstitutional.