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Monday, August 08, 2022
When the Taliban reclaimed Kabul last August, the U.S.-backed government collapsed and hundreds of thousands of Afghans fled the country. Former president Hamid Karzai was not one of them.
Friday, August 05, 2022
While midterms are typically a challenge for the party in power, two Democratic strategists say Biden's recent wins — and the threat of Republican control of Congress — could galvanize voters.
Thursday, August 04, 2022
The ruling came nearly six months after Griner was detained. Russia has indicated that any potential deal or prisoner swap to secure her release would have to wait until after a verdict in her case.
Wednesday, August 03, 2022
The State Department warns of potential anti-American violence following the U.S. killing of al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. Experts say his loss hurts the group, but doesn't erase the threat.
Tuesday, August 02, 2022
The U.S. targeted the top al-Qaida leader, showing it could track down and strike against a hard-to-find extremist figure even in a country where the U.S. has no military or diplomatic presence.
Friday, July 29, 2022
Veterans groups are slamming GOP senators for blocking a bill that would have given health care and benefits to veterans affected by from toxic chemicals and burn pits in wars dating back to Vietnam.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
The WNBA star took the stand in Russian court Wednesday to explain why she had vape cartridges in the first place, how they ended up in her luggage and what happened after they were discovered.
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
Baldwin, the first openly gay person elected to the Senate, is leading the charge to secure the 10 Republican votes needed for a filibuster-proof majority to pass a bill codifying marriage equality.
Tuesday, July 26, 2022
While the current monkeypox outbreak appears to mostly affect men who have sex with other men, others are still at risk. History and public health experts say it's dangerous to suggest otherwise.
Monday, July 25, 2022
Officials approached the U.K., this year's runner-up, after concluding that Russia's war makes Ukraine unfit to hold the competition. This isn't the first time the U.K. has stepped in to host.
Friday, July 22, 2022
Climate change is making heat waves more frequent and intense. With much of the U.S. facing a weekend of extreme temperatures, here are some tips for protecting yourself and your loved ones.
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Texas State University professor Louie Dean Valencia spoke with NPR about the creation and aims of the class, which is capped at 20 students. He's one of many who hopes it will eventually reach more.
Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen spoke to Morning Edition about global efforts to choke off much of Russia's profit from oil sales and the odds of a recession in the U.S.
Monday, July 18, 2022
Texas State Rep. Joe Moody, who helped write the report on the shooting, says he hopes the investigation helps lawmakers improve policy going forward — particularly when it comes to gun control.
Friday, July 15, 2022
Gregory Robinson grew up as one of 11 children of tobacco sharecroppers in rural Virginia. He reflects on his journey to NASA, where he directed the groundbreaking James Webb Space Telescope program.
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Griner appeared moved by the testimony of her friends, tearing up repeatedly during Thursday's proceedings. Her longtime team doctor added that Griner has never failed a drug test.
Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Tuesday's hearing looks at the role of groups like the Oath Keepers and Proud Boys on the Jan. 6 Capitol attack — and the groups' possible connection to former President Donald Trump.
Monday, July 11, 2022
BA.5 is now the dominant omicron strain in the U.S. It's good at evading the immune system, though doesn't appear to cause more serious illness.
Sunday, July 10, 2022
Morning Edition spoke with people who changed their jobs and transformed their lives as a result of the pandemic, from a Broadway actor who entered the tech world to a mom who set more boundaries.
Friday, July 08, 2022
Japan, with famously strict laws, has among the world's lowest rates of gun ownership and gun violence. In 2018 there were just nine firearm deaths reported in Japan, compared with 39,740 in the U.S.