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China Used Twitter To Disrupt Hong Kong Protests, But Efforts Began Years Earlier

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Social media networks banned hundreds of thousands of accounts last month. In NPR's assessment of the data, telling details begin to depict large disinformation campaigns.


Trees Are Key To Fighting Urban Heat — But Cities Keep Losing Them

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Trees are one of the best ways to fight deadly urban heat, but U.S. cities lose millions every year. And many low-income areas are starting at a disadvantage.


As Rising Heat Bakes U.S. Cities, The Poor Often Feel It Most

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Hotter neighborhoods tend to be poorer in dozens of major U.S. cities. That extra heat can have serious health effects for those living there.


As Investigations Ramp Up, Trump Has Expanded White House Counsel's Office

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

For the first time, President Trump is spending more on staff than Barack Obama did during his final year as president.


Who In The House Is Calling For Impeachment?

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi opposes launching an impeachment probe now, arguing it's divisive and requires overwhelming public support. But a growing segment of her caucus is calling for it.


Tracking The Money Race Behind The Presidential Campaign

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

See which 2020 presidential candidate has raised the most money, who has spent the most, where a candidate's funding comes from — and how the Democrats stack up against President Trump.


Days From Another Shutdown, Here's What The Negotiators Are Facing

Monday, February 11, 2019

Bipartisan negotiators are working on a border security funding deal — but both sides are still sorting out what kind of "wall" or "barrier" is in and whether President Trump will sign it.


Juul Builds Lobbying Clout In Washington

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The maker of controversial e-cigarettes spent $750,000 on lobbying during the last three months of 2018, a dramatic increase over $210,000 it spent in the second quarter of the year.


'I'm Falling Apart': Shutdown Squeeze Tightens For Low-Wage Workers

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Low pay combined with a high cost of living make it even more of a challenge for those who suddenly find themselves without a paycheck.


Where Does Illegal Immigration Mostly Occur? Here's What The Data Tell Us

Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Trump administration says there is a national security crisis at the Southern border. But most people in the country illegally didn't sneak across the border; they overstayed their visas.


What It Looks Like To Have A Record Number Of Women In The House Of Representatives

Friday, January 04, 2019

The 116th Congress has 127 female members — 102 of them in the House. That's far more than the previous record, but it also is far from gender parity.


Voters Rejected Gerrymandering In 2018, But Some Lawmakers Try To Hold Power

Friday, December 28, 2018

Even as public distaste for gerrymandering led to a wave of successful ballot initiatives this fall, plenty of lawmakers are still trying to make sure they control how political boundaries are drawn.


Open Scientific Collaboration May Be Helping North Korea Cheat Nuclear Sanctions

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

New research shared exclusively with NPR suggests that Pyongyang is refining its weapons technology through open scientific research. China leads the way in scientific collaboration with North Korea.


Where The Suburbs Moved Left — And How The Shift Swung Elections

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

These metro areas saw the most dramatic turnarounds in this election from red to blue — and were responsible for Democrats taking back the House.


Gobble, Gobble? U.S. Turkey Production Growth Slowed In Last Decade

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

After decades of booming growth, demand for turkeys began to flatline in 2008. While a number of factors are at play, it could also be that Americans are changing the way they celebrate Thanksgiving.


What Do Blue And Red America Have In Common? Craft Breweries — And More

Friday, November 09, 2018

There are some things in America that you can find in both Montana and Manhattan.


Postal Inspectors See Suspicious Package Cases Drop In Recent Years

Friday, October 26, 2018

Most recent data shows the law enforcement arm of U.S. Postal Service opened 19 cases related to suspicious items or substances. That's decline from four years earlier when they probed more than 200.


Food, Peace Building, Legal Aid: What Trump Would Cut From Central America

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

As thousands of migrants move toward the U.S., these are the programs President Trump is threatening to cut in retaliation.