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Congress considers codifying same-sex marriage after long battle for gay rights

Monday, November 28, 2022

Same-sex marriage was once a deeply divisive issue. Now, polls show over 70 percent of Americans support same-sex marriage, and Congress is set to move forward with The Respect for Marriage Act.


A push to codify same-sex marriage advances in Congress amid record public support

Friday, November 25, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with gay rights activist and Freedom to Marry founder Evan Wolfson about the same-sex marriage legislation moving through Congress.


How the new Twitter might impact users overseas

Thursday, November 24, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Alexandra Givens, President and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology, about the impact Twitter's changes will have on global users exercising free speech.


The pandemic isn't over yet, but thousands of public health workers lost their jobs

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Kaiser Health News Correspondent Lauren Weber about her investigation into the thousands of public health workers in the U.S. who lost their jobs recently.


Encore: Author Brad Parsons on his book which explores closing time rituals at bars

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with author Brad Thomas Parsons at one of his favorite bars in D.C. about his book, "Last Call," which looks at the rituals of closing time at bars across the U.S.


Artist Patti Smith on her latest photography book 'A Book of Days'

Monday, November 21, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with artist, writer and photographer Patti Smith about her latest book, "A Book of Days."


House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to step down from Democratic leadership

Thursday, November 17, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with USA Today Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page about Nancy Pelosi's decision to step down as House Speaker after 20 years and what's next for Democrats.


Swamp pop artist Tommy McLain on his new album, "I Ran Down Every Dream"

Thursday, November 10, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with swamp pop artist Tommy McLain about releasing a new album for the first time in 40 years and what the genre means to him.


Democrats win Michigan and Minnesota state legislatures, defying expectations

Wednesday, November 09, 2022

NPR's Elissa Nadworny talks with Governing Magazine reporter Alan Greenblatt about Democrats defying the odds in state legislatures like Michigan and Minnesota, where they flipped three chambers.


What civil rights leaders heard from Elon Musk about curbing hate and lies on Twitter

Thursday, November 03, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt about a meeting he and other civil rights leaders had with Elon Musk about curbing misinformation on Twitter.


In some tight House races, Asian-American voters could determine the winner

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

California's Orange County was long a Republican stronghold. But growing numbers of left-leaning Asian-American voters there have helped make several of the county's House races more competitive.


This coral reef resurrected itself — and showed scientists how to replicate it

Wednesday, November 02, 2022

While scientists studied a coral reef ecosystem in the South Pacific, rising temperatures led them to believe it was doomed. Then, something miraculous happened.


Marine biologist Enric Sala on the rebirth of a South Pacific coral reef

Friday, October 28, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with marine biologist Enric Sala about what the rebirth of a South Pacific coral reef taught his team about protecting the ocean from climate change and human intervention.


Journalist Katie Couric on her recent breast cancer diagnosis

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with journalist Katie Couric about her recent breast cancer diagnosis.


There's a family separation crisis in Massachusetts, and hearings are being delayed

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mother Jones reporter Julia Lurie about her reporting on the family separation crisis in Massachusetts.


So Donald Trump has been subpoenaed. Here's what comes next

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Trump is not known for cooperating with investigations that target him. So now that the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol attack has subpoenaed him, what comes next?


The Jan. 6th committee subpoenaed Trump. What comes next?

Friday, October 14, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with University of Chicago constitutional law professor Aziz Huq about what happens now that the House Jan. 6th Committee has subpoenaed former President Donald Trump.


The people of Malang, Indonesia, are angry at police response to the deadly stampede

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with BBC Indonesia's Valdya Baraputri about how survivors are coping after the deadly stampede in Malang, and what Indonesians expect from an independent investigation.


Checking in with Hurricane Ida survivors, 1 year later

Thursday, September 15, 2022

It's been a year since NPR's Sarah McCammon spoke with Tammy and Benny Alexie after Hurricane Ida hit. She checks back in with them to see how they're doing now.


Zelenskyy's former spokesperson writes about working with the Ukrainian president

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with political adviser Iuliia Mendel about her book, The Fight of Our Lives: My Time with Zelenskyy, Ukraine's Battle for Democracy and What it Means for the World.