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The maker of Enfamil recalls 145,000 cans of infant formula over bacteria risks
WASHINGTON (NPR) — One of the dominant infant formula manufacturers in the U.S. is recalling two batches of its popular Enfamil product over potential health risks. Reckitt announced on Monday… Read More
‘Peanuts’ still brings comfort and joy, 100 years after Charles Schulz’s birth
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The man who brought us Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the whole Peanuts gang would be turning 100 today. Cartoonist Charles Schulz died in February 2000, the… Read More
Millions of Americans are losing access to maternal care. Here’s what can be done
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Access to maternity care is decreasing in the parts of the U.S. that need it the most, affecting nearly 7 million women of childbearing age and… Read More
Which Indigenous lands are you on? This map will show you
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Biden became the first president to officially recognize Indigenous Peoples’ Day in 2021, and did so again this year. It falls on the same day… Read More
There’s no bad time to get a new COVID booster if you’re eligible, CDC director says
Updated September 2, 2022 at 10:11 AM ET WASHIGNTON, D.C. (NPR) — Americans will now have access to updated COVID booster shots after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Read More
States with the toughest abortion laws have the weakest maternal supports, data shows
WASHIGNTON, D.C. (NPR) — Nearly two dozen states have moved to restrict abortion or ban it altogether since the reversal of Roe v. Wade — meaning more people, especially those… Read More
A Canadian official says Americans can get abortions there if Roe is overturned
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — While it’s not yet clear what resemblance the Supreme Court’s leaked draft opinion will bear to the final version, its current form suggests Justices may soon… Read More
As gas prices surge, here’s how to get the most out of your tank
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Global crude oil prices have been on the rise following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with U.S. gas prices hitting a new national record on Tuesday. As… Read More
The U.S. national women’s soccer team wins $24 million in equal pay settlement
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — The U.S. Women’s National Soccer team has reached a proposed settlement in its class action equal pay lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation. “We are pleased… Read More
The Super Bowl’s biggest moments, beyond the touchdowns
LOS ANGELES (NPR) — The Los Angeles Rams weren’t the only big winners in Sunday’s Super Bowl against the Cincinnati Bengals. Other standouts including a halftime show by rap royalty… Read More
Here’s how the Biden administration says it will halve cancer rates by 2047
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday that he is reigniting “Cancer Moonshot,” the project he spearheaded as vice president during the Obama administration. The initiative aims… Read More
Ohio native Amy Schneider now has the 2nd-highest winning streak in ‘Jeopardy!’ history
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — Jeopardy! champion Amy Schneider has done it again. The Dayton native extended her historic winning streak on Monday night, dominating her 39th game to officially become… Read More
‘Based On A Lie’ — Georgia Voting Law Faces Wave Of Corporate Backlash
A growing number of company executives are speaking out against Georgia’s new voting law, which critics say will restrict voting access and disproportionately harm people of color.
FDA Authorizes Convalescent Plasma As Emergency Treatment For COVID-19
President Trump announced on Sunday that the FDA granted emergency use authorization to treat COVID-19 patients with plasma from people who have recovered from the virus, based on “promising” results.
Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks After Midnight. NASA Says It’s ‘One Of The Best’
The light of the moon will reduce the visibility of some fainter meteors, but NASA says it’s still worth staying up late — or rising very very early on Wednesday — to see “nature’s fireworks.”
ICE Agrees To Rescind Policy Barring Foreign Students From Online Study In the U.S.
A federal judge announced on Tuesday that ICE has reached an agreement with schools that sued it over the rule change. The directive will now be rescinded nationwide.
ICE: Foreign Students Must Leave The U.S. If Their Colleges Go Online-Only This Fall
New federal rules will prohibit international students from completing fully online courses of study while in the U.S. Monday’s announcement comes as more colleges release their plans for the fall.
With COVID-19 Cases Rising, Some States Slow Their Reopening Plans
Governors in several Southern and Western states are delaying their timelines, citing increases in cases and hospitalizations.
As President Trump Tweets And Deletes, The Historical Record Takes Shape
Trump’s tweets are considered part of the presidential record, which federal law says must be preserved. His deleted posts are alarming experts and prompting grassroots archival efforts.
FBI Reports Dip In Hate Crimes, But Rise In Violence
The FBI released its annual tally of hate crimes on Tuesday. Attacks on individuals surged to a 16-year high in 2018 and hate-crime-related homicides rose from 15 to 24.
Want To Get Rid Of Your Vaping Device? The DEA Will Take It
Amid growing concerns over e-cigarette health risks, the Drug Enforcement Administration says it will collect vaping devices and cartridges at National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday.