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Monday, October 18, 2021
Officials have known for years that Benton Harbor, Mich., has high levels of lead in the water. Now, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has set an 18-month goal for replacing the lead pipes throughout the city.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Mario Cordero, the executive director for the Port of Long Beach, about the bottleneck at ports.
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
NPR's Sarah McCammon talks with comedian Mx Dahlia Belle, a Black trans woman, who wrote an open letter to Dave Chappelle after he drew criticism again for jokes about trans people.
Monday, October 11, 2021
Researchers at the International Monetary Fund say trillions of dollars in fossil fuel subsidies are making greenhouse-gas-producing fuels cheaper than they should be and making climate change worse.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Wall Street Journal reporter Jeff Horwitz about the Senate hearing where Facebook answered questions on the impact its products have on young people's mental health.
Thursday, September 23, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Alok Sharma, president of the United Nations climate change conference COP 26, which is set to take place in Glasgow after being postponed a year.
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.