Sacha Pfeiffer appears in the following:
Friday, October 02, 2020
A U.S. military court judge who took over the 9/11 case two weeks ago has quit. That means a 9/11 trial is unlikely to begin by the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
More setbacks in the long-delayed 9/11 case in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba: A U.S military court judge has delayed the trial of the five defendants in the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks until August 2021.
Friday, September 25, 2020
Vaccine maker Novavax is starting a large coronavirus vaccine trial in the U.K. Gregory Glenn, the company's president of research and development, talks with NPR about how vaccines are tested.
Thursday, September 24, 2020
"This is where the automobile manufacturers are going," Newsom tells NPR a day after ordering a 2035 ban gasoline cars. "We want to accelerate a trend you're seeing all around the rest of the world."
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
The Navajo Nation has seen a turning point in its battle against the virus. Cases are down dramatically. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says that's because citizens heed public health advice.
Friday, September 11, 2020
All Things Considered speaks with writer Clover Hope about how an act of violence against a famous Black woman was reduced to a joke online.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Woodson's new novel in verse Before the Ever After follows a 12-year-old boy whose football star father is beginning to show the damaging effects of too many blows to the head.
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
The governor, a Democrat, holds out hope that Congress can come up with another round of pandemic relief. He discusses the measures he's taking in the meantime to shore up the state's finances.
Tuesday, September 01, 2020
Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes, a Democrat, was among local officials who asked President Trump not to visit his state. Barnes says a real leader would have already offered words of consolation.
Wednesday, August 05, 2020
Thousands of foreign workers who entered the U.S. on temporary work visas received $1,200 pandemic stimulus checks in error, and many of them are spending the money in their home countries.
Friday, July 24, 2020
A new defense lawyer says he needs 30 months to prepare for the trial, meaning it's unlikely to begin before next year's 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Friday, July 03, 2020
Demand for plexiglass has skyrocketed due to the coronavirus as businesses worldwide install protective barriers.
Friday, June 05, 2020
The ruling, which could apply to several prisoners held at the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, suggests the court agrees the prisoners are owed something for having been tortured.
Monday, June 01, 2020
The White House promised widespread COVID-19 testing at CVS, Target, Walgreens and Walmart locations nationwide. But months later, testing is being offered at only a tiny fraction of their stores.
Monday, May 25, 2020
To contain the coronavirus, the U.S. needs to be able to test a lot of people. But we're facing a shortage of a key ingredient: the swab. Here's why these swabs are so hard to source.
Friday, May 22, 2020
The U.S. prison and military court in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, are widely viewed as dysfunctional and expensive. Now the pandemic has brought court proceedings to a halt.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
There were early warnings of COVID-19 testing supply shortages, such as swabs. The federal government took until late April to ramp up domestic production. Will the U.S. be able to catch up to demand?
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Widespread testing for COVID-19 is still not happening in the U.S. Although experts have been urging the federal government since February, it took until late April to ramp up production.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Banks handling the federal government's loan program for small businesses made more than $10 billion in fees, while thousands of small businesses were shut out of the program.
Monday, April 13, 2020
On March 13, President Trump promised to mobilize private and public resources to respond to the coronavirus. NPR followed up on each promise and found little action had been taken.