Vanessa Romo

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Scared after the fall of Roe, these 2 Texas women rushed to tie the knot

Monday, August 08, 2022

Following the Supreme Court's decision, Carlie Brown and Molly Pela rescheduled their wedding for nine months earlier. They fear that without federal protections, their family remains vulnerable.


An Amelia Earhart statue joins the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

A statue honoring the aviation pioneer is now part of the U.S. Capitol's National Statuary Hall. Earhart was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.


Here's why Joni Mitchell's performance at the Newport Folk Festival is so incredible

Tuesday, July 26, 2022

The iconic singer-songwriter wasn't able to walk or talk after a brain aneurysm in 2015. Dr. Anthony Wang, a neurosurgeon, explains the challenges she faced as a musician and her remarkable comeback.


Community unites after an LGBTQ+ senior housing project in Boston was defaced

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Vandals defaced the perimeter of the construction site over the weekend, spraying hate-filled messages and death threats on banners and posters. They included threats saying, "We will burn this."


A father's grief inspires a touching headstone for his disabled son

Thursday, July 07, 2022

Ernest Robison's son, Matthew, never walked or jumped. But after the boy's death, Robison said, "I got the idea that he would just be able to rise physically from his wheelchair and go up to heaven."


Highland Park police take a man into custody over the July 4th parade shooting

Monday, July 04, 2022

Officials are calling the 22-year-old a person of interest. Police Chief Lou Jogmen says the man gave himself up after a brief pursuit in his car.


Abortion-rights advocates in the 13 trigger law states refuse to give up post-Roe

Friday, July 01, 2022

For abortion-rights defenders, the fall of Roe v. Wade was a disaster in slow motion. That made the blow no less painful. Thirteen people with personal connections to the issue share their stories.


John Hinckley Jr., who tried to assassinate President Reagan, is granted full release

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Hinckley, who was confined to a mental hospital for decades, has been inching his way toward freedom for years. On Wednesday, an order lifting some remaining restrictions went into effect.


Coroner says he'll never be the same after being called to the Uvalde shooting scene

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

Eulalio Diaz, Jr. was the coroner on duty in Uvalde, Texas, when a gunman massacred 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary School just over a week ago. He says he'll never be the same.


A Uvalde coroner is haunted by identifying the bodies of children and an old friend

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Because Uvalde is so small, a local Justice of the Peace had the horrible task of identifying slain kids after the deadly shooting at Robb Elementary School. He says the images will stick with him.


Uvalde shooting survivors seek comfort anywhere, including in the arms of bikers

Sunday, May 29, 2022

Nine-year-old Aubriella Melchor said she narrowly escaped the slaughter because she'd been in the bathroom. At a gas station, Christian bikers joined the girl and her mother to pray.


Texas community struggles with second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

A gunman killed at least 19 children and 2 adults at a Texas elementary school. The 18-year-old gunman is also dead, police said.


LA removes crosswalks allegedly painted by a secretive group

Friday, May 20, 2022

A series of DIY crosswalks are being replaced in Los Angeles. City officials say they're clearing the way for a better and safer intersection.


Black shelter animals weren't getting adopted. A photographer had an idea: glam shots

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Maggie Epling heard that black cats and dogs often struggle to get adopted. In a push to fix that, she is taking glamour shots of these dark coated beauties at an animal shelter in Pike, Kentucky.


The man behind the Pentagon Papers weighs in on Roe v. Wade leak

Thursday, May 12, 2022

The Supreme Court draft opinion leak has sparked debate over penalties for people who disclose this kind of private information. Daniel Ellsberg, who shared the Pentagon Papers, gives his perspective.


The Pentagon Papers leaker explains why the Supreme Court draft leak is a good thing

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

The man who leaked the Pentagon Papers told NPR it's obvious why the Supreme Court wants to keep their process secret: "No organization really wants to show how the sausage is made."


Winner praises the Pulitzer board's commitment to the 'heart' in journalism

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Maria Hinojosa recorded years of conversations with a man who never expected to get out of prison. Then he did. On Monday, Suave, a podcast about his incarceration and release won a Pulitzer.


Here are the 2022 Pulitzer Prize news winners

Monday, May 09, 2022

The 2022 Pulitzer Prize awards were spread across a wide range of newsrooms and subjects, from toxic workplace hazards to the Jan. 6 attack.


Amber Heard accuses Johnny Depp of sexual assault

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Heard described a chaotic and violent night in 2015, during which she alleges Depp sexually assaulted her.


Amber Heard accuses Johnny Depp of physical abuse on her first day of testimony

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

Heard described years of alleged abuse at the hands of the movie star.