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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.