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Friday, January 22, 2021
Corine Dehabey runs a group that helps resettle refugees in Toledo, Ohio. She says her organization is "hopeful" and "excited" about Biden's plan to raise the number of refugees allowed into the U.S.
Friday, January 15, 2021
Amazon took the social media platform Parler offline, saying Parler wasn't removing threats of violence. Parler Chief Policy Officer Amy Peikoff tells NPR the site's goal is freedom of speech.
Saturday, January 09, 2021
In a split with President Trump, Vice President Pence will attend President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration on Jan. 20. Trump has said he will not attend.
Saturday, January 09, 2021
On New Year's Eve, 25-year-old Tommy Raskin killed himself. Rep. Jamie Raskin of Maryland talked with NPR about his son's life and the outpouring of tributes to him.
Monday, January 04, 2021
Kris Ehresmann of the Minnesota Department of Health says the holidays were a big reason that not as many people were vaccinated as had been planned.
Monday, December 21, 2020
Christopher Krebs, the former top cybersecurity official in the U.S., talked with NPR about how the hack happened and how the U.S. should respond.
Sunday, December 20, 2020
Nancy Coyne is a wildlife rehabilitator who has been documenting the experience of raising a lone beaver. His name is Beave.
Thursday, December 17, 2020
Arizona emergency room physician Cleavon Gilman says health care providers are under "unimaginable" emotional strain.
Monday, December 14, 2020
People being unable to gather or see the bodies of people who died of COVID-19 is having profound psychological effects that will last for years, says psychologist Christy Denckla of Harvard.
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Four weeks after a similar event in the nation's capital, some of the president's supporters who came to protest a "stolen" election clashed with counterprotesters into the night.
Friday, December 11, 2020
Dr. Jeff Bahr with the Advocate Aurora Health system in Wisconsin says his hospitals are "ready to go" for vaccinations. Staff who treat COVID-19 patients will be first in line, he says.
Friday, November 27, 2020
Kaavan the elephant has lived in poor conditions for decades, and he's been alone since his partner died in 2012. Activists, including the pop singer, have successfully campaigned for his release.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Ernest Grant, the president of the American Nurses Association, says historical abuses have left Black people with a distrust of vaccines. Now he's part of a coronavirus vaccine trial.
Monday, November 23, 2020
Elizabeth Hawse, a pediatrician in Lexington, Ky., says she's seen a big increase in the number of children testing positive for the coronavirus. The governor has shut schools' in-person classes.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Dr. Anthony Fauci tells NPR that strong testing results for both Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are "a very, very important advance" in trying to stop the coronavirus outbreak.
Monday, November 16, 2020
Dr. Glenn Hurst says hospitalizations are growing in part because of a nursing home "bottleneck." Many people rehabilitate at nursing homes after leaving the hospital.
Saturday, November 14, 2020
It's the latest court ruling against the Trump administration's attempts to terminate the Obama-era program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children.
Friday, November 13, 2020
Former national security officials tell All Things Considered that they worry about the blowback if Trump were to launch an unprovoked attack on Iran or quickly pull troops from Afghanistan.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Democrats didn't have the big wins they expected in congressional races. Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez says Democrats are working to expand the electorate for Georgia's Senate runoffs.
Monday, November 09, 2020
Longtime progressive state Sen. Ernie Chambers has been instrumental in keeping Nebraska's Electoral College votes split by district. Joe Biden won one Electoral College vote in Nebraska.