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Thursday, September 16, 2021
The infrastructure bill moving through Congress includes billions to replace lead pipes. In Flint, Mich., NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with residents on how governments can tackle a water crisis equitably.
Wednesday, September 08, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Aisha Nyandoro, CEO of Springboard to Opportunities, which works with Mississippians receiving public assistance, on the impact of the extended child tax credit.
Thursday, September 02, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Amy Hagstrom Miller, president of Whole Woman's Health, which provides abortions in Texas and tried to get the Supreme Court to stop the Texas law.
Thursday, August 19, 2021
Country artist George Birge saw a popular TikTok skewering the way men in his genre write music and decided to issue himself a songwriting challenge. The result? "Beer Beer, Truck Truck."
Thursday, August 12, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Suzanne Lynch, former Washington Correspondent for The Irish Times, about covering everything from the Trump administration to the Black Lives Matter protests.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Miami Beach Mayor Dan Gelber about his criticism of the Florida governor's response to COVID-19 — in a state with the most hospitalized coronavirus patients in the U.S.
Tuesday, August 03, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi about the city's announcement that proof of vaccination will be required to enjoy indoor dining, gyms and performances.
Monday, August 02, 2021
With more than 7 million Americans behind on rent, a tenant describes her situation upon the end of the moratorium on evictions. Then Virginia Poverty Law Center's Christie Marra explains what's next.
Thursday, July 22, 2021
Cockatoos in Sydney have become expert trash bin burglars. Scientists say birds in different neighborhoods have taught each other different techniques to open the bins, a sign of cultural complexity.
Friday, July 16, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with historians about the impact new restrictive voting measures might have on democracy and whether they could potentially change the course of the American experiment.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
Kataluna Enriquez beat out 21 competitors in Miss Nevada USA pageant, making her the first transgender woman to both hold the title and to enter the field for the national Miss USA pageant.
Monday, June 21, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with actor and stand up comedian Quinta Brunson about her first book, an essay collection called She Memes Well.
Thursday, June 17, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Currey Cook of Lambda Legal, the gay rights group that wrote a friend-of-the-court brief in the LGBTQ rights case in which the Supreme Court sided with religious freedom.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with The Root producer Felice León about colorism and the lack of dark-skinned Afro-Latinx representation in the film In the Heights.
Friday, June 04, 2021
After a tough financial year for the beauty industry, salons are seeing a much welcome boost in bookings now that more adults in the U.S. are vaccinated.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
After some European countries blocked access to Belarusian airlines after officials arrested an opposition journalist on a commercial flight, NPR asks an expert about Putin's support for Belarus.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
In the 1980s, false accusations of satanic ritual abuse spread across the U.S. Now, QAnon has revived those fears, borrowing from the playbook of the Satanic Panic from decades prior.
Monday, May 17, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with University of Maryland professor Shibley Telhami about how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict affects the political landscape for Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks to Masha Gessen, author of Surviving Autocracy, about the state of U.S. democracy, as House Republicans continue to embrace former President Trump's lies about the election.
Monday, May 10, 2021
The President of Afghanistan has proclaimed Tuesday a national day of mourning after a horrific attack over the weekend on a girls' school in Kabul in which dozens were killed.