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Dispatches From Quarantine: How Young People Are Documenting History

Friday, April 16, 2021

Enticed by what young adults had to share about the pandemic, historian Alexandra Zapruder set out to document history through an online gallery called Dispatches from Quarantine.


In Arizona, Birth Workers Of Color Fight For More Access

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

As the state weighs legislation that could help expand access to doulas for expecting mothers, birth workers from minority communities worry new standards could leave them on the outside looking in.


People Are Stealing Legos. Here's Why

Saturday, April 03, 2021

Lego theft may be on the rise, with French police investigating an international ring of alleged Lego thieves. Lego expert Gerben van IJken says there could be a Lego black market.


Scientists Get Closer To Redefining The Length Of A Second

Monday, March 29, 2021

A group of scientists from Boulder, Colo., compared three different atomic clocks. It's a step toward redefining the length of a second.


Rep. Andy Kim On State Department Racism: 'My Own Government Questioned My Loyalty'

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Rep. Andy Kim of New Jersey is speaking up about when he was banned from working on certain policies due to his ethnicity. Now, he is pushing for measures to diversify the State Department.


Alabama Official On Vaccine Rollout: 'How Can This Disparity Exist In This Country?'

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Jefferson County Commissioner Sheila Tyson is fighting for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines. In her county, one health clinic in a predominantly Black area has yet to administer any doses.


Africa CDC Director On The Continent's Outlook For Vaccinations

Tuesday, March 09, 2021

Africa is lowest in the world in COVID-19 cases and deaths — but also in vaccinations. Dr. John Nkengasong says he's working on multiple fronts to secure doses and improve distribution.


'War Doesn't Even Compare': A Year In The Life Of A Traveling Nurse

Monday, March 08, 2021

Military veteran Grover Nicodemus Street has been a nurse for 20-plus years. Chasing coronavirus hot spots around the country, he's seen 3,000 people die, including the first patient in his care.


How Canada Post Is Encouraging Folks To Reach Out And Write With Free Postcards

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Canada Post is distributing prepaid postcards to 13.5 million households in an effort to encourage people to connect with others through a handwritten note in its #WriteHereWriteNow campaign.


How 2 Skiers Conquered Yosemite's Half Dome

Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Last month, Jason Torlano and Zach Milligan skied and rappelled down Yosemite National Park's iconic Half Dome in a death-defying journey of nearly 5,000 feet from summit to valley floor.


Cherokee Nation Strikes Down Language That Limits Citizenship Rights 'By Blood'

Thursday, February 25, 2021

The wording in the Cherokee Nation's legal doctrine has been used to exclude Black people whose ancestors were once enslaved by the Cherokees — known as Freedmen — from their full tribal rights.


The Met Considers Selling Its Art To Stave Off Financial Shortfall

Monday, February 22, 2021

New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art faces a shortfall of $150 million. Museum Director Max Hollein tells NPR that the Met is considering selling art to cover operating expenses.


'Time For Us To See Action': A Call To Carry Out Biden's Order On Trans Troops

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Army Staff Sgt. Patricia King talks about President Biden's reversal of the Trump-era ban on transgender troops, and what she hopes for the next steps.


Meet Jen Ellis, The Woman Behind Bernie Sanders' Inauguration Day Mittens

Thursday, January 21, 2021

When Ellis, a second-grade teacher from Vermont, gifted her senator a pair of wool mittens in 2016, she never imagined the viral sensation they would go on to become.


Photos: The Internet's Favorite Inauguration Day Fashions

Thursday, January 21, 2021

From stepchildren to senators, attendees flocked to the Capitol in both muted and flashy garments, sending Twitter into a frenzy over standout styles.