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How One Mother's Battle Is Changing Police Training On Disabilities

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Patti Saylor's son, Ethan, died after an encounter with law enforcement when he was 26. She believes the incident could have been prevented with better training.


California Attorney General Vows To Sue If Trump Uses Emergency Powers To Build Wall

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Xavier Becerra argued in the Spanish language response to the president's speech that it would be illegal for the administration to declare a national emergency to pay to build a border wall.


Have You Taken Remedial College Classes?

Monday, February 04, 2019

If your college required you to take classes that didn't count for your degree, we want to hear from you. These are often called remedial or developmental courses.


Students And Neighbors Of Christine Blasey Ford Discuss The Woman They Know

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who says Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh assaulted her when they were in high school, is a professor and research psychologist in California.


Who Is Christine Blasey Ford, The Woman Accusing Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Assault?

Monday, September 17, 2018

Ford, who revealed her identity in The Washington Post on Sunday, accused the Supreme Court nominee of sexually assaulting her in the early 1980s. Here's what we know about her.


Section 8 Vouchers Help The Poor — But Only If Housing Is Available

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

In Dallas and other tight rental markets, Section 8 voucher holders can't find the homes they need, while developers face resistance from wealthier neighborhoods when trying to build new housing.


Affordable Housing Program Costs More, Shelters Fewer

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

The low-income housing tax credit program gave way to a booming $8 billion private industry, but as tax credits for companies increased, the number of housing units being built for the poor fell.


#Meme Of The Week: George W. Bush Battles Poncho At Inauguration And Loses

Friday, January 20, 2017

Former President George W. Bush had a really hard time figuring out his poncho at the inaugural parade.


In Day 2, Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Hearings Turn To Civil Rights

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Former colleagues defended the Alabama senator, but activists pushed back. "We cannot count on him to support ... efforts toward bringing justice to the justice system," Sen. Cory Booker said.


5 Takeaways From Jeff Sessions' Attorney General Hearing, So Far

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Many of the questions during Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general centered on whether he would stand up to the president-elect's more controversial stances.


Bernie Sanders Says Trump Won Because Democrats Are Out Of Touch

Friday, January 06, 2017

In an interview with NPR's David Greene, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders criticized the Democratic Party for not listening to the needs of everyday Americans.


Relics Of The Space Race, School Planetariums Are An Endangered Species

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

Once, there were more than 300 of them in schools around the country. Many are still around, but they're getting old. Schools have a choice: Keep the stars shining, or turn the lights out.


10 Election Moments You Won't Totally Hate And Might Even Like

Thursday, December 29, 2016

The 2016 election was divisive and nasty and full of insults and innuendo. But let's look at the brighter side — here are 10 lighter moments from 2016 that weren't so bad. Some are actually funny.


Trump And Gingrich Disagree On That Whole Swamp-Draining Thing

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told NPR that President-elect Donald Trump was going to stop using the phrase "drain the swamp." Trump disagreed, and Gingrich apologized.


How To Talk To Kids About Thanksgiving

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving is a holiday with a complicated history. So some teachers have developed strategies to teach it to young students.


Once Trump's Loudest GOP Critic, Mitt Romney Meets With The President-Elect

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Donald Trump may be taking the old adage of keeping friends close and enemies closer to heart. Romney was one of Trump's harshest Republican critics throughout the presidential campaign.


CHARTS: Here's What Donald Trump Has Said On The Issues

Thursday, November 17, 2016

NPR examined what the president-elect has said about the 10 issues voters care most about.


Critics Move To Scrap The Electoral College, But It's Not Likely To Work

Thursday, November 17, 2016

For the second time in 16 years, a candidate won the presidential election without winning the direct vote of the people. Critics this year say it's time to change the country's voting system.


The Trend Toward Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Saturday, November 05, 2016

The House Minority Leader's stance on legal pot marks a larger trend across the country toward greater acceptance of the drug. Five states are voting on Tuesday to legalize its recreational use.


FBI Obtains Warrant To Search Emails That Renewed Look Into Clinton Server

Sunday, October 30, 2016

FBI Director James Comey says the emails "appear to be pertinent" to the inquiry of Hillary Clinton's server. Agents found the emails in early October but haven't been able to examine the contents.