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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
Monday, March 22, 2021
Bishop Reginald T. Jackson and Supervisor Christy Jackson say church-led voting goes back to the Jim Crow era.
Saturday, March 13, 2021
Generations of systemic discrimination have decimated the number of Black farmers in the U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack talked with NPR about new funding for debt relief.
Sunday, March 07, 2021
Cuttlefish, the squishy sea creatures, showed impressive self-control in an experiment. It means they have something in common with primates.
Saturday, March 06, 2021
Germans have a knack for stringing lots of words together to create new words. From Mundschutzmode to Coronamutationsgebiet, the pandemic has spawned a plethora of them.
Monday, March 01, 2021
Jan Egeland of the Norwegian Refugee Council is on the ground in Yemen. The United Nations is asking for funding as tens of thousands are already starving to death and millions more go hungry.
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Scientists have found that two-way communication is possible with someone who is asleep and dreaming. Specifically, lucid dreaming — dreaming while being aware you're dreaming.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
A 1976 exhibit of art created by African Americans was the first major show by a Black curator and serves as a starting point for the HBO documentary Black Art: In the Absence of Light.
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Dr. Scott Kobner is the chief emergency room resident at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center. His black-and-white photos show the suffering, anxiety and chaos unfolding in overrun COVID units.
Saturday, February 13, 2021
Brig. Gen. Mark Quander is taking a new position in charge of cadets at West Point. He talked with NPR about his family's military history and how to address extremist ideologies in the military.
Monday, February 08, 2021
Shireen Al-Adeimi of Michigan State University argues the U.S. has done "everything except for pulling the trigger" in the war in Yemen. She tells NPR she's skeptical of a U.S. role in creating peace.
Friday, February 05, 2021
Dr. Katherine O'Brien of the World Health Organization says poor countries are able to get their populations vaccinated — they just need the doses.