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Black Farmers Have Long Faced Discrimination. New Aid Aims To Right Past Wrongs

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.


Why Cuttlefish Are Smarter Than We Thought

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.


Pandemic Inspires More Than 1,200 New German Words

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.


As Yemenis Starve, Humanitarian Relief Group Pleads For International Help

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.


Scientists Talked To People In Their Dreams. They Answered

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.


'Black Art' Chronicles A Pivotal Exhibition And Its Lasting Impact On Black Artists

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.


'The Essence Of Truth': A Doctor's Photos Document The COVID-19 Crisis In The ER

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.


'It's Going To Be Hard': A New West Point Leader On Confronting Extremism In Military

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.


Critic Of U.S. Role In Yemen Responds To Biden's Plans To Pull Back

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.


Global Initiative To Start Shipping Vaccines To Africa, Where Supplies Are Low

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.


Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson Becomes Her Own Intern

Monday, February 01, 2021

Utah Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson is finally wrapping up the credits she needs to finish her undergraduate degree — by doing an internship at her own office.


Myanmar's Army Stages Coup, Detaining Aung Sang Suu Kyi, Others

Sunday, January 31, 2021

The military arrested Suu Kyi and members of her political party early Monday, hours before it declared a transfer of power and a one-year state of emergency in the Southeast Asian country.


Winter Storm Moves East, With 'Copious Amounts' Of Snow Expected In Northeast

Saturday, January 30, 2021

The system, which brought tremendous amounts of snow and rain to California, dumped heavy snow in the Midwest. The Northeast is expected to get more than a foot of snow.


Refugee Resettlement Coordinator Is Hopeful For What Comes Next Under Biden

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.


Parler Executive Responds To Amazon Cutoff And Defends Approach To Moderation

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.


Pence Will Attend Biden Inauguration

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.


Rep. Jamie Raskin On The Life And Legacy Of His Son, Tommy Raskin

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.


Minnesota Health Official Says Vaccine Rollout Hasn't Been As Bad As It Seems

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.


Former Government Cybersecurity Head Blames Russian Intelligence For Massive Hack

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.


Meet Beave, The Internet's Most Famous Beaver

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.