Jessica Pupovac

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In Prison, Discipline Comes Down Hardest On Women

Monday, October 15, 2018

Data from 15 states reveal that female inmates are disciplined at higher rates than men for smaller infractions of prison rules — often with harsh consequences.


Investigation: In U.S. Prisons, Women Punished More Often Than Men

Sunday, October 14, 2018

An investigation by NPR and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism finds that in prisons across the U.S., women are disciplined more often than men, almost always for low-level, non-violent offenses.


#DearWashington: Readers Share Personal Concerns This Election

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

NPR is asking audiences to share something that they want their leaders in Washington to know about why this election matters to them.


Lead Levels Below EPA Limits Can Still Impact Your Health

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Even tiny amounts of lead in the water can cause IQ deficits in children or high blood pressure in adults.


Where Lead Lurks And Why Even Small Amounts Matter

Friday, August 12, 2016

Federal environmental regulations for lead in drinking water still leave room for concentrations high enough to pose a health hazard, critics say.


Are Your Pipes Made Of Lead? Here's A Quick Way To Find Out

Friday, June 24, 2016

Flint, Mich., brought the risk of lead pipes to many people's attention, but the problems go further. Find out if lead pipes could be affecting your drinking water.


How Congress And The VA Left Many Veterans Without A 'Choice'

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The $10 billion Veterans Choice program was supposed to cut down on wait times and let veterans see private doctors, but less than two years later, the faltering program needs an overhaul.


Aging And Underfunded: America's Dam Safety Problem, In 4 Charts

Sunday, October 11, 2015

There are more than 87,000 dams in America and, like most infrastructure, they go largely unnoticed — until something goes wrong.

That was the case in and around South Carolina's capital this week, when at least 20 dams collapsed during catastrophic floods.

The number of dam breaches was ...


Finding A 'Radio That Is Just A Radio' In The Digital Age

Friday, February 13, 2015

World Radio Day was created to celebrate the medium's ability to reach all corners of the globe, due to its affordability and portability. But how common are radios that still fit that description?

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MRAPs And Bayonets: What We Know About The Pentagon's 1033 Program

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Amid widespread criticism of the deployment of military-grade weapons and vehicles by police officers in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama recently ordered a review of federal efforts supplying equipment to local law enforcement agencies across the country.

So, we decided to take a look at what the president might find.

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School Lunch Debate: What's At Stake?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Lawmakers in the House plan to vote this week on whether to allow schools to delay implementing new nutrition standards in school lunches. Some policymakers have called the standards "over the top."