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COVID took over their high school experience. They want senior year to be different

Thursday, October 13, 2022

For the class of 2023, every year of high school was disrupted by the pandemic. NPR talked to five seniors about what that's been like.


The Biden administration increases efforts to fight student loan forgiveness scams

Thursday, October 06, 2022

The Biden administration is increasing its efforts to fight scams that take advantage of borrowers applying for its expansive student loan forgiveness plan.


Biden administration steps up protection against student loan forgiveness scams

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

The Biden administration is increasing efforts to protect borrowers from student loan forgiveness scams, while still not offering further details about the application itself.


More than 2.5 million Florida students have missed school during Hurricane Ian

Thursday, September 29, 2022

The vast majority of Florida's public school districts closed at least one day this week as the storm made its way across the state.


How social-emotional learning became a frontline in the battle against CRT

Monday, September 26, 2022

Nationwide, community members are protesting the teaching of social-emotional learning – largely because conservatives have linked it with another flashpoint in public education: critical race theory.


As COVID spread in federal prisons, many at-risk inmates tried and failed to get out

Monday, March 07, 2022

Federal prisons saw a significant rise in deaths during the pandemic years, NPR found. Of those who died from COVID-19, nearly all were elderly or had health conditions, and many had tried to get out.


5 takeaways from the Capitol riot criminal cases, one year later

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

NPR has been tracking every criminal case related to the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. One year after the riot, here are some of the key patterns that have emerged from the cases.


Right-Wing Demonstrators Gather At The Capitol In Support Of The Jan. 6 Rioters

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Demonstrators plan to protest the ongoing criminal cases of individuals charged in the violence at the U.S. Capitol. NPR has been tracking the progress of every case.


How Many Dads Does It Take To Screw In A Lightbulb? Father's Day By The Numbers

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Father's Day happens each year on the third Sunday in June. Here are some fun facts — and a few groaners — to celebrate the day we honor all the dads out there.


New Videos Underscore The Violence Against Police At The Jan. 6 Capitol Riot

Friday, June 18, 2021

In response to a motion filed by NPR and other media organizations, the Justice Department released new videos which prosecutors say show assaults on police officers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.


The Capitol Siege: The Arrested And Their Stories

Friday, March 05, 2021

More than 250 people have been charged in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. NPR is looking at the cases. Each provides clues to questions surrounding the attack: Who joined the mob? What did they do? And why?


Antifa Didn't Storm The Capitol. Just Ask The Rioters.

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Many charged in the Capitol riot mentioned antifa in relation to the attack, describing the anti-fascist movement as an enemy and refuting the baseless claim that Trump supporters weren't involved.


Nearly 1 In 5 Defendants In Capitol Riot Cases Served In The Military

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Amid rising concern over domestic extremism, an NPR analysis found military veterans were overrepresented in those charged in the attack on the U.S. Capitol when compared to the general population.


In Atlanta, A Wave Of Coronavirus Deaths And The Questions Left In Its Wake

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

At least 17 residents at an assisted living home in Atlanta died of COVID-19 this spring. It is the company's only home in Georgia in a Black neighborhood and the only one to suffer a severe outbreak.


What Went Wrong At Arbor Terrace

Sunday, December 27, 2020

At least 17 residents died of COVID-19 at an assisted living facility. In Georgia, it is the company's only home in a Black neighborhood and the only one to suffer a severe outbreak.


Crowds Assemble Across Washington In Mass Demonstrations Against Police Violence

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Near the White House, in front of the Lincoln Memorial and throughout the capital, people are gathering again in what has become a focal point of the nationwide protests over police brutality.


VIDEO: What The U.S. Is Doing About Its Testing Swab Shortage

Monday, May 25, 2020

To contain the coronavirus, the U.S. needs to be able to test a lot of people. But we're facing a shortage of a key ingredient: the swab. Here's why these swabs are so hard to source.


'She Wasn't Alone,' A Doctor Reflects On New York City's Coronavirus Peak

Sunday, May 17, 2020

A pediatric cardiologist working at a hospital in the Bronx reflects on treating adults after part of the Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center was converted to an adult COVID-19 unit.


Despite Early Warnings, U.S. Took Months To Expand Swab Production For COVID-19 Test

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Widespread testing for COVID-19 is still not happening in the U.S. Although experts have been urging the federal government since February, it took until late April to ramp up production.


Amid Pandemic, Hospitals Lay Off 1.4M Workers In April

Sunday, May 10, 2020

An estimated 1.4 million healthcare workers lost their jobs in April. It's an ironic twist that as the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the country, hospitals aren't making much money.