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Sunday, March 14, 2021
A year into social distancing, we check in with some of the people we met in the early days of the pandemic to see how they're doing and what they've learned.
Friday, March 05, 2021
In legislatures around the country, Republican lawmakers — encouraged by the confirmation of Judge Amy Coney Barrett — are pushing a new round of abortion restrictions.
Thursday, March 04, 2021
Capitol Police said they had intelligence of a militia group plotting to try to breach the Capitol again on March 4. The threat prompted the House to cancel its session for the day.
Thursday, March 04, 2021
Officials stepped up security in Washington, D.C., because of a false theory circulating online that has convinced some Donald Trump supporters that he will return to the presidency on Thursday.
Monday, March 01, 2021
Political scientists say growing acceptance of unfounded conspiracy theories is fueling disengagement and distrust in democratic institutions, an effect that is trickling down to local politics.
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Disinformation is not just affecting politics at the national level. It's eroding public trust in institutions.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
In response to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, more than 100 evangelical leaders have published a statement calling on other church heads to speak out against Christian nationalism in their ranks.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Conservative leaders say Rush Limbaugh had a powerful and lasting impact on the Republican Party base, but some conservatives say his legacy of misinformation and racism was bad for the country.
Saturday, January 30, 2021
The recent attack on the U.S. Capitol is a reminder of the potentially deadly impact of disinformation that is spreading online. Experts say there are several possible strategies for dealing with it.
Friday, January 29, 2021
DiFranco's latest album finds inspiration in a book by activist Valerie Kaur, which urges an understanding of and empathy for one's opponents.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
Homeland Security warns of threats from violent domestic extremists. A government report is expected to show significantly slower economic growth. GameStop stock is at unprecedent heights. Why?
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
The Biden administration is working to secure 200 million additional doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Biden signed executive actions to address systemic racism, and had his first call with Russia's leader.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Moderna is creating a booster shot for its COVID-19 vaccine to help protect against variants. California lifts regional stay-at-home orders, and social isolation may contribute to drug overdoses.
Monday, January 25, 2021
The House will deliver the Trump impeachment article to the Senate. New COVID-19 cases are down. NPR identifies the shooting deaths of 135 unarmed Black people by police over the past five years.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
President Biden is only the nation's second Catholic president, but his position on abortion rights is at odds with the church.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
In a move requested by abortion rights advocates, Biden is preparing to overturn the Mexico City Policy, which prohibits U.S. aid to groups that provide or refer for abortion in other countries.
Monday, January 18, 2021
Protests were expected Sunday at state capitols across the country ahead of Wednesday's inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. We look at how the day went, what's expected in the coming days.
Thursday, January 07, 2021
Black voters and activists in Savannah, Ga., where Revered Rafael Warnock grew up, are celebrating his historic victory over the GOP challenger in one of the state's Senate runoff elections.
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
Georgia voters will decide control of the U.S. Senate in a pair of runoff elections on Tuesday. Democrats need to win both races to take control of the chamber.
Monday, January 04, 2021
Two runoffs in Georgia will decide control of the U.S. Senate. A day before the election, NPR offers the latest on the political campaigns and discusses voters' opinions.