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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.