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Friday, January 21, 2022
If nations don't address high greenhouse gas emissions, by the 2080s, all but one of the 21 cities that previously hosted the Winter Games wouldn't be able to do so again, a new study has found.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Competitive speed skater Erin Jackson just missed qualifying at the Olympic trials. However, she will still compete for Team USA after fellow skater Brittany Bowe gave her spot to Jackson.
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Reigning Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about her historic run of wins and her role as the most successful female and trans contestant in the show's history.
Wednesday, January 05, 2022
The reigning Australian Open men's champion Novak Djokovic — who is famously skeptical about the COVID vaccine and received a medical exemption from being vaccinated — was not admitted to the country.
Friday, December 31, 2021
April Ashley, a trailblazing activist for transgender rights, has died at age 86.
Friday, December 24, 2021
We spoke to four archaeologists of different specialties, who told us what they thought were some of the most important developments in their field in 2021.
Friday, December 10, 2021
Masayuki Uemura was the lead architect behind the Nintendo Entertainment System, which dominated the home video game industry and helped launch games like Mario and Donkey Kong.
Sunday, December 05, 2021
Overconsumption from the holiday shopping season can have negative an environmental impact. But there are ways to make gift giving more sustainable.
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
A study of trees in dozens of cities found that urban heat and light pollution are pushing urban trees to sprout leaves earlier than trees in more rural areas.
Friday, November 26, 2021
The annual winter monarch butterfly migration, which has seen steep declines in recent years, seems to be making a comeback. Biologists are encouraged and confused by the trend.
Thursday, November 25, 2021
While high gas prices have pushed President Biden to tap into the US's strategic oil reserves, America's neighbor to the north is also dealing with a shortage of another so-called "liquid gold".
Thursday, November 04, 2021
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Sarah Stillman, staff writer at The New Yorker, who spent the past year with some of the growing number of migrant laborers who follow climate disasters for work.
Thursday, November 04, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Philadelphia councilman Isaiah Thomas about a new law that prevents police officers from making low-level traffic stops, which disproportionately affect Black drivers.
Tuesday, November 02, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with head of the Environmental Protection Agency Michael Regan about the administration's newly announced plans at the COP26 climate conference to curb methane emissions.
Monday, November 01, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Samantha Power, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, about commitments to addressing climate change in light of the COP26 Conference.
Friday, October 29, 2021
NPR's Sarah McCammon speaks with activist Badriyyah Alsabah about Maha Al-Mutairi, a trans woman in Kuwait who was sentenced to two years in prison for "impersonating the opposite sex."
Friday, October 22, 2021
During the Mozambican civil war, both sides financed their efforts by poaching elephants for ivory. Now, scientists say that drove some elephants to evolve tusklessness.
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Tom Morey, the inventor of the Boogie Board and a renowned figure in the surfing world, died on Oct. 14 at the age of 86.
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.