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Monday, November 29, 2021
NPR is hosting several live conversations on Twitter Spaces titled What's Next. Join us on Twitter as we discuss climate change, the future of live TV, how we cover Indigenous communities and more.
Wednesday, September 22, 2021
According to the National Weather Service, at 3:20 p.m. EDT today, the Autumnal Equinox (the moment when the length of daylight and darkness are almost perfectly equal) occurs.
Tuesday, September 07, 2021
Over the course of the pandemic many of us have taken up (and often dropped...) new hobbies to past the time. But Brigitte Xie has taken it to a whole new level.
Thursday, August 26, 2021
In celebration of National Dog Day, let us introduce you to our radiant pups for your enjoyment (and let's be honest — ours too!)
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
Mahbooba Seraj, founder of the Afghan Women's Network, has a message for Americans watching what's happening in Afghanistan.
Friday, August 13, 2021
A memo obtained by NPR lays out the emergency preparations being made by American diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Kabul — including the destruction of sensitive documents and computers.
Thursday, August 12, 2021
As of Thursday morning, the Taliban now hold 10 provincial capital cities — effectively putting them in control of two-thirds of Afghanistan.
Friday, August 06, 2021
Edith Murway holds the Guinness World Record for oldest competitive weightlifter. She turns 100 on Sunday. Murway started powerlifting at 91.
Wednesday, August 04, 2021
Authorities warn current conditions are ideal for more fires. Officials say embers from the Bootleg Fire can travel long distances on the current 25 mph winds.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
In the last week, 3 million Americans got their first vaccine shot. On Tuesday, the U.S. hit President Biden's July Fourth goal of 70% of adults receiving at least one shot.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
If you think parenting is stressful, imagine parenting while also competing as a Paralympic athlete. Lora Webster, who competes in sitting volleyball, is a mother of three, and pregnant with one more.
Thursday, July 29, 2021
In a COVID concession to the usual podium process, Olympians are expected to pluck their own medals from a tray. Some athletes are giving each other a hand putting them on.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
TikTok is owning the 2020 Olympics as athletes share highlights and behind the scenes updates from Tokyo with each other and followers at home.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
The result today was enough for the U.S. team to secure the runners-up position in Group G, after losing their first game against Sweden and later defeating New Zealand.
Friday, September 11, 2020
When the pandemic forced high school teacher Cathy Cluck to rethink her teaching strategy, she went on a "Great American History Road Trip," holding virtual lessons along the way.
Friday, July 17, 2020
2020 has been a stressful year. Iceland wants to help. A group developed an app that will let you record and broadcast a scream, pent up by the pandemic, into the Icelandic wilderness.