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Colorado banned forced prison labor 5 years ago. Prisoners say it's still happening

Monday, November 13, 2023

The U.S. Constitution bans slavery except as punishment for a crime. A growing number of states have tried to address this in their own constitutions, but prisoners say the only change is on paper.

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4 key takeaways from the FBI's annual crime report

Friday, October 20, 2023

There was less reported violent crime across the U.S. last year after a dramatic spike in 2020. But there were more car thefts and hate crimes reported.

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Today's lesson in AP U.S. Government: What just happened with Kevin McCarthy

Saturday, October 07, 2023

The week's turmoil on Capitol Hill was one for the history books — and that has made for some very timely discussions in high school civics classes.

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Turmoil on Capitol Hill makes for timely discussions in high school civics classes

Friday, October 06, 2023

This week's ouster of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy and the resulting turmoil on Capitol Hill has made for some very timely discussions in high school civics classes.

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Why 1 in 4 inmate deaths happens in the same federal prison in North Carolina

Monday, September 25, 2023

A quarter of federal inmate deaths occur at North Carolina's Butner prison complex. Some federal inmates only arrived at its medical facility after waiting months or even years for care elsewhere.

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1 in 4 inmate deaths happens in the same federal prison. Why?

Saturday, September 23, 2023

The Butner federal prison complex in North Carolina is where a quarter of federal inmate deaths occur. It includes a medical facility but inmates aren't getting needed care, there or at other prisons.

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1,000 people have been charged for the Capitol riot. Here's where their cases stand

Saturday, March 25, 2023

More than 1,000 people have now been charged for the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021. NPR has tracked every case from arrest to sentencing. Here's what is happening to those charged.

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Where the cases stand for the 1,000 people charged for the Capitol riot

Thursday, March 23, 2023

More than 1,000 people have now been charged for the U.S. Capitol riot on Jan. 6, 2021. NPR has tracked every case from arrest to sentencing. Here's what is happening to those charged.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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