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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Friday, May 08, 2020
Faced with lost revenue from canceled elective procedures, hospitals laid off 1.4 million health care workers in April, including nearly 135,000 from hospitals.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Banks handling the federal government's loan program for small businesses made more than $10 billion in fees, while thousands of small businesses were shut out of the program.
Monday, April 13, 2020
On March 13, President Trump promised to mobilize private and public resources to respond to the coronavirus. NPR followed up on each promise and found little action had been taken.
Friday, April 10, 2020
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio acknowledged that more people are being buried at the city's potter's field, but stressed that only the bodies of the unclaimed would be buried there.
Thursday, April 02, 2020
NPR reached out to the public health departments serving some of the largest cities in the U.S. Most did not have their most current pandemic response plan posted publicly and many were out of date.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
NPR is seeking health care providers working in hospitals to document their personal experiences working during the coronavirus pandemic.
Sunday, March 29, 2020
The tornado injured at least 22 people and caused extensive damage to many properties. Officials attribute the relatively low number of casualties in part to social distancing and business shutdowns.
Sunday, March 29, 2020
In just two days, the number of coronavirus deaths in the country has doubled from 1,000 fatalities over the course of a month to more than 2,000. Over 135,000 people in the U.S. have been infected.
Saturday, February 29, 2020
A man in his 50s has died, according to Washington state health officials. It's the first death from COVID-19 in the U.S. The president defended the administration's response.
Wednesday, February 05, 2020
Rep. Veronica Escobar delivered the Spanish-language response to President Trump's State of the Union, focusing on health care, gun violence and immigration.
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
One of the psychologists who designed the CIA's torture program appeared at war court in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, on Wednesday. He testified about an inmate who was waterboarded more than 80 times.
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
A study of more than 100 cities nationwide shows neighborhoods subjected to discriminatory housing policies nearly a century ago are hotter today than other areas.
Saturday, January 04, 2020
A group of leaders from the United Methodist Church announced a plan Friday to split the Protestant denomination over its beliefs on same-sex marriage and LGBTQ clergy.
Sunday, November 10, 2019
The announcement comes after an audit found "clear manipulation" of a computer system, which affected the final count of October's vote. Unrest prompted by fraud allegations has led to three deaths.
Saturday, October 26, 2019
A group of Roman Catholic bishops from the Amazon called for married deacons to be allowed to become ordained priests to address a clergy shortage.