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Southwest Airlines Grapples With Another Outage, Halting Flights

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Southwest Airlines flights were delayed across the country Monday night because of a problem with the company's weather data provider. Flights were again delayed on Tuesday.


Dinosaur Found In Australia Was 2 Stories Tall And The Length Of A Basketball Court

Tuesday, June 08, 2021

"Cooper," a gargantuan dinosaur that roamed the Outback, is the first of its kind found outside South America. The new species had a long neck and tail, as well as four legs, and ate plants.


Essential Quality Wins Belmont Stakes

Sunday, June 06, 2021

It's a first Triple Crown win for trainer Brad Cox. "Our horse really showed his stamina," Cox said after the race.


The Ship Sinking Off Sri Lanka Looks Like A Lasting Environmental Disaster

Saturday, June 05, 2021

Waves of plastic pellets are washing up on beaches in Sri Lanka. Marine biologist Asha de Vos says the microplastics are spreading in the water and scientists don't yet understand the full effects.


A Video Shows A Man Suddenly Hitting An Asian Woman In NYC's Chinatown

Tuesday, June 01, 2021

A video shows a man raising his arm to hit a woman passing by on the sidewalk. Police said the man was charged with assault as a hate crime, assault and criminal possession of a controlled substance.


Women Left Their Jobs To Be Caregivers. A Business Coalition Wants Companies To Help

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

More women than men left the workforce during the pandemic, many because they had to care for children. A business council wants companies to take the lead in expanding child care and elder care.


The Army Is Expanding Allowed Hairstyles For Women

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Grooming standards changed this month for the Army, giving female soldiers more options. Many previously had to wear their hair in tight buns, leading to possible hair loss.


Stolen Beehives Devastate French Beekeepers

Saturday, May 15, 2021

French beekeepers say there's been an increase in beehive thefts, often with a large number being taken at once. The likely culprits are other beekeepers, says the French beekeeping union president.


Opioid Crisis: Filmmaker Details The Medical System's 'Crime Of The Century'

Monday, May 10, 2021

Documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney investigated the opioid crisis. He says it was created by pharmaceutical companies, distributors, pharmacists and doctors, all looking to profit.


U.K. Elections: Conservatives Make Gains; Pro-Independence Parties Win In Scotland

Saturday, May 08, 2021

Voters in Scotland gave a majority to parties supporting a push for independence from the U.K. Meanwhile, Boris Johnson's Conservatives won in local elections in England.


Andrew Brown Jr. Family Lawyers Say Video Shows An 'Execution'

Monday, April 26, 2021

Sheriff's deputies shot and killed Brown, a Black man, while carrying out warrants in Elizabeth City, N.C. Family lawyers say body camera video shows deputies firing while Brown poses no threat.


Masks Remain Extremely Effective Indoors, But Are They Necessary Outside?

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Unless people are packed together, "there really just is not much spread happening outdoors," Dr. Ashish Jha of Brown University's School of Public Health says.


Crowds Erupt In Cheers In Minneapolis After Guilty Verdict

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

"George Floyd! Justice!" yelled the crowd gathered outside the Hennepin County Government Center after the jury convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin.


The Incredible Shrinking And Growing Brains Of Indian Jumping Ants

Sunday, April 18, 2021

A new study of Indian jumping ants shows they have the ability to shrink and expand their brains — a first for any insect.


Pitcher Hope Trautwein Throws A Perfect Game Of All Strikeouts

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

The softball pitcher from the University of North Texas made NCAA Division I history on Sunday by throwing a perfect game in which she registered all 21 outs by strikeout.


John Boehner On The 'Noisemakers' Of The Republican Party

Monday, April 12, 2021

Boehner was the Republican speaker of the House during much of the Obama presidency. His new memoir recounts his time leading House Republicans — even if that meant doing things he personally opposed.


Biden Envoy To Iran On What To Expect In Renewed Nuclear Talks

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

Iran and the U.S. are holding indirect talks on restarting the 2015 nuclear deal. Robert Malley, the Biden administration special envoy to Iran, says a deal would be in the interest of all Americans.


Through Decades Of Addiction, Hunter Biden Says His Family Never Gave Up On Him

Monday, April 05, 2021

Hunter Biden's new memoir is a story of his years of alcohol and drug addiction. He tells NPR that the one constant was the love of his family: "Their light was never not seeking me out."


How Detroit Chefs Are Feeding Those In Need

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Food insecurity was already high in Detroit before the pandemic; now it's increased. Ederique Goudia and Raphael Wright are among those trying to help.


Black Church Leaders In Georgia On The Importance Of 'Souls To The Polls'

Monday, March 22, 2021

Bishop Reginald T. Jackson and Supervisor Christy Jackson say church-led voting goes back to the Jim Crow era.