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The Jan. 6 committee is holding hearings on its investigation of the Capitol riot
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection is holding about a half a dozen public hearings this month on what it has learned… Read More
World responds to protests sparked by George Floyd’s death
Demonstrations condemning police brutality and systemic racism continued throughout the weekend across the US, as worldwide, activists joined in solidarity. In Hong Kong, police have banned the annual Tiananmen Square vigil set to mark the 1989 massacre of peaceful protesters by authorities. In Colombia’s Amazon rainforest, coronavirus is threatening the Indigenous communities that make up a majority of the region’s population.
March 15 Democratic Debate: Live Updates And Analysis
Sunday’s debate has just two candidates — Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden — and no live audience, because of concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.
South Carolina Democratic Debate: Live Updates And Analysis
Sen. Bernie Sanders leads the race as he and six other presidential hopefuls take the stage on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. Follow NPR’s live coverage of the debate.
Live Coverage: 2020 Nevada Caucuses
The Democratic presidential primary is heading west. After contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, the party’s presidential hopefuls enter a new phase of the campaign in the more diverse state… Read More
Nevada Democratic Primary Debate: Live Updates And Analysis
Six candidates made the cut for the Las Vegas showdown, including former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who has never made the debate stage before.
Live Analysis Of The January Democratic Debate
Six candidates are onstage beginning at 9 p.m. ET as the field shrinks and the standards rise. The debate is taking place in Iowa, less than three weeks from the caucuses. Follow live coverage.
Reporters Pick Their Favorite Global Stories Of The Decade
The topics range from a ticking time bomb in the Arctic to the art of taking selfies in an ethical way. Here are the stories selected by our contributors.
Democratic Debate: Live Fact Check and Analysis
Ten candidates are taking the stage for the November Democratic Debate in Atlanta, amid public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. NPR reporters will be providing fact checks… Read More
Toni Morrison, Whose Soaring Novels Were Rooted In Black Lives, Dies At 88
Morrison was the author of Beloved, Song of Solomon and The Bluest Eye. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Live Analysis And Fact Check: The Democratic Primary Debate Night 2
It’s the second and final of the July Democratic debates. The second set of 10 candidates is making their case as to why they should be the next president of… Read More
Live Analysis And Fact Check: The Democratic Primary Debate Night 1
It’s Night 1 of the July Democratic debates. Ten candidates are each making the case that they should be the next president of the United States. Follow NPR’s live coverage… Read More
Cargo Ship Saves 29-Year-Old Sailor In South Pacific After Her Boat Flips
On Wednesday, Susie Goodall was 2,000 miles west of South America when her boat capsized in heavy wind, breaking its mast and knocking her unconscious.
Listen: 82-Year-Old Ohio Mom Hits The Road In Search Of Kidney For Her Son
Norma Brickey has been driving the streets of Columbus, Ohio, with a sign in her car window: “My son needs a kidney, O positive,” followed by her phone number.
Want More Control Over Your Facebook Page? Here’s What To Do
Facebook has announced a new layer of protection for users and their data, following the Cambridge Analytica data leak.
Breaking Up Is Hard — Especially When It’s With Your Smartphone
A big part of the problem when it comes to our relationship with our smartphones is we haven’t even thought about it, author Catherine Price says.
Prepaying Your 2018 Property Taxes Might Not Save You Money, IRS Says
People have been rushing to prepay their property taxes for next year before the new tax rules go into effect on Jan. 1.