Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:57
More school districts are reopening with in-person classes or under a hybrid model this week. But are schools reopening safely? What does the science say?...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:00
Robina Asti is aiming for two Guinness World Records: world's oldest currently active pilot and world's oldest currently active flight instructor....
2 Survivors Reunite A Year After Deadly El Pa...

2 Survivors Reunite A Year After Deadly El Paso Mass Shooting


Monday marks one year since a gunman went to a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and killed 23 people. A year later, some of the victims are meeting to discuss what happened, and how they've coped....
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:02:00
2 Survivors Reunite A Year After Deadly El Paso Mass Shooting
Monday marks one year since a gunman went to a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and killed 23 people. A year later, some of the victims are meeting to discuss what happened, and how they've coped....
'We Always Knew What It Stood For':...

'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue


More than 60 monuments that celebrate the Confederacy and its military men have come down in cities all across America. But more than 1,700 remain, according to the Southern Poverty Law Cent...
Posted: 2020-08-03 09:00:00
'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue
More than 60 monuments that celebrate the Confederacy and its military men have come down in cities all across America. But more than 1,700 remain, according to the Southern Poverty Law Cent...
Lord & Taylor, Oldest U.S. Department Sto...

Lord & Taylor, Oldest U.S. Department Store, Files For Bankruptcy


The retailer was acquired in 2019 by online clothing-rental startup called Le Tote. It joins a cascade of bankruptcies by major apparel stores, triggered by the doldrums of the coronavirus p...
Posted: 2020-08-03 01:09:03
Lord & Taylor, Oldest U.S. Department Store, Files For Bankruptcy
The retailer was acquired in 2019 by online clothing-rental startup called Le Tote. It joins a cascade of bankruptcies by major apparel stores, triggered by the doldrums of the coronavirus p...

Posted: 2020-08-03 12:55:57
In its first public acknowledgement of a deal that could be worth in the billions of dollars, Microsoft said it is continuing talks with TikTok about a potential takeover of the hugely popul...
Posted: 2020-08-03 12:42:07
Isaias largely spared Florida over the weekend, but is expected to be a "strong tropical storm" when it reaches the coast of eastern South Carolina or southern North Carolina on Monday night...
7 Marines, 1 Sailor Presumed Dead After Train...

7 Marines, 1 Sailor Presumed Dead After Training Accident


The Marine Corps called off rescue operations for seven Marines and one Navy sailor who went missing when their amphibious vehicle sank during training off the coast of Southern California....
Posted: 2020-08-02 10:07:10
7 Marines, 1 Sailor Presumed Dead After Training Accident
The Marine Corps called off rescue operations for seven Marines and one Navy sailor who went missing when their amphibious vehicle sank during training off the coast of Southern California....
Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Faces ...

Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Faces Key Test


An outspoken first term Democratic member of Congress faces a primary challenge because of her loud opposition to President Trump....
Posted: 2020-08-02 09:05:00
Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Faces Key Test
An outspoken first term Democratic member of Congress faces a primary challenge because of her loud opposition to President Trump....
NASA 'Dads' Make Successful SpaceX ...

NASA 'Dads' Make Successful SpaceX Splashdown


The NASA astronauts who flew on the SpaceX craft to the International Space Station in May returned to Earth on Sunday. They splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico due to bad weather in the Atl...
Posted: 2020-08-02 09:05:00
NASA 'Dads' Make Successful SpaceX Splashdown
The NASA astronauts who flew on the SpaceX craft to the International Space Station in May returned to Earth on Sunday. They splashed down in the Gulf of Mexico due to bad weather in the Atl...

Posted: 2020-08-02 09:05:00
NPR's David Folkenflik talks with Michael Palm, professor at the University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill, about a faculty letter asking undergraduates to consider remote learning this f...
Posted: 2020-08-02 09:05:00
Kareem Maddox, a 3x3 basketball player for Team USA, tells NPR how he's spending his summer now that the Tokyo Summer Olympics have been postponed to 2021....
Birx Warns U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic Is In &#...

Birx Warns U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic Is In 'New Phase' As Cases And Deaths Climb


Dr. Deborah Birx said on Sunday that infections are widespread in both urban and rural areas. Adm. Brett Giroir said it is time to "move on" from hydroxychloroquine and focus on effective tr...
Posted: 2020-08-02 08:33:22
Birx Warns U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic Is In 'New Phase' As Cases And Deaths Climb
Dr. Deborah Birx said on Sunday that infections are widespread in both urban and rural areas. Adm. Brett Giroir said it is time to "move on" from hydroxychloroquine and focus on effective tr...
California's Apple Fire Destroys More Th...

California's Apple Fire Destroys More Than 20,000 Acres


Officials have ordered evacuations for nearly 8,000 people in southern California, as the state continues to grapple with a rapidly growing number of COVID-19 cases....
Posted: 2020-08-02 07:30:02
California's Apple Fire Destroys More Than 20,000 Acres
Officials have ordered evacuations for nearly 8,000 people in southern California, as the state continues to grapple with a rapidly growing number of COVID-19 cases....
Tropical Storm Isaias Closes In On Florida...

Tropical Storm Isaias Closes In On Florida


While the storm has weakened from hurricane status, it had sustained winds on Sunday of 65 mph and is expected to inundate much of the East Coast this week with heavy rains and strong winds....
Posted: 2020-08-02 05:20:02
Tropical Storm Isaias Closes In On Florida
While the storm has weakened from hurricane status, it had sustained winds on Sunday of 65 mph and is expected to inundate much of the East Coast this week with heavy rains and strong winds....

Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Farmworkers in Washington state have gone to court to demand overtime pay. Coronavirus outbreaks in agricultural communities have focused new attention on working conditions and pay on farms...
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
U.S. pleasure boats have been sneaking into Canada despite a border shutdown. A group of Canadian retirees is on the lookout for violators from the "petri dish" that is America....
El Paso Shooting Survivor Reflects On Her Exp...

El Paso Shooting Survivor Reflects On Her Experience 1 Year Later


NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Adria Renee Gonzales about the mass shooting in El Paso one year ago Monday, where 23 people were killed....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
El Paso Shooting Survivor Reflects On Her Experience 1 Year Later
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Adria Renee Gonzales about the mass shooting in El Paso one year ago Monday, where 23 people were killed....
More Than 1 Thousand Acres Of Esselen Ancestr...

More Than 1 Thousand Acres Of Esselen Ancestral Land Returned To Tribe


One of the smallest tribes in the U.S. has been given some of its land back. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Tom Little Bear Nason of the Esselen Tribe in California....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
More Than 1 Thousand Acres Of Esselen Ancestral Land Returned To Tribe
One of the smallest tribes in the U.S. has been given some of its land back. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Tom Little Bear Nason of the Esselen Tribe in California....
Americans Nationwide Are Receiving Mysterious...

Americans Nationwide Are Receiving Mysterious Bags Of Seeds Sent From China


Thousands have opened their mail to find packets of seeds. Is it a scam? Is it an alien plot? NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Darci Portie of Iowa, La., who received the mystery seeds....
Posted: 2020-08-02 12:02:00
Americans Nationwide Are Receiving Mysterious Bags Of Seeds Sent From China
Thousands have opened their mail to find packets of seeds. Is it a scam? Is it an alien plot? NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks with Darci Portie of Iowa, La., who received the mystery seeds....

Posted: 2020-08-02 10:02:30
Brian Murphy was removed from his post at the DHS' Office of Intelligence and Analysis following news that his office compiled reports on protesters and journalists in Portland, Ore....
Posted: 2020-08-02 10:01:00
The summer vacation, an annual rite for so many, is not an easy thing to give up, even during a pandemic....
Scientists In Washington State Have Trapped T...

Scientists In Washington State Have Trapped Their 1st Murder Hornet


In a move to eliminate murder hornets in North America, the Washington State Department of Agriculture is utilizing a new technique to catch them. In July, trappers found their first one....
Posted: 2020-08-01 09:20:14
Scientists In Washington State Have Trapped Their 1st Murder Hornet
In a move to eliminate murder hornets in North America, the Washington State Department of Agriculture is utilizing a new technique to catch them. In July, trappers found their first one....
When Unemployment Benefits End, The Way Forwa...

When Unemployment Benefits End, The Way Forward For Some Is Unclear


This week, the extent of the pandemic's toll on the U.S. economy came into better focus: The GDP shrank dramatically and another 1.4 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits....
Posted: 2020-08-01 09:09:00
When Unemployment Benefits End, The Way Forward For Some Is Unclear
This week, the extent of the pandemic's toll on the U.S. economy came into better focus: The GDP shrank dramatically and another 1.4 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits....
Former White House Economic Advisor On Curren...

Former White House Economic Advisor On Current Administration's Policies


NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with former White House economic advisor Tomas Philipson. He was the acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers until he resigned in June....
Posted: 2020-08-01 09:09:00
Former White House Economic Advisor On Current Administration's Policies
NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with former White House economic advisor Tomas Philipson. He was the acting chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers until he resigned in June....

Posted: 2020-08-01 09:09:00
NPR's David Folkenflik speaks with Heidi Hisrich, a public high school teacher who has decided she'd rather resign than teach in person this upcoming school year....
Posted: 2020-08-01 09:09:00
With schools weighing a return to in-person learning, they'll rely on a workforce of school bus drivers, many of whom are staying home this fall....
How Washington State's Mail-In Elections...

How Washington State's Mail-In Elections Play Out


NPR's David Folkenflik speaks to Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman about the ongoing debate around vote-by-mail and President Trump's claim that the process will result in voter fraud....
Posted: 2020-08-01 09:09:00
How Washington State's Mail-In Elections Play Out
NPR's David Folkenflik speaks to Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman about the ongoing debate around vote-by-mail and President Trump's claim that the process will result in voter fraud....
Track and Field Athlete Plots Course To 1st O...

Track and Field Athlete Plots Course To 1st Olympics


Team USA Track and Field Athlete Chari Hawkins discusses what she's up to this summer now that the 2020 Tokyo Games have been pushed to next year....
Posted: 2020-08-01 09:09:00
Track and Field Athlete Plots Course To 1st Olympics
Team USA Track and Field Athlete Chari Hawkins discusses what she's up to this summer now that the 2020 Tokyo Games have been pushed to next year....
Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva Tests Posi...

Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva Tests Positive For COVID-19


It's unclear how the Democrat, who says he is asymptomatic, contracted the virus, but earlier this week, he presided over a hearing that included another member who has since tested positive...
Posted: 2020-08-01 07:19:29
Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva Tests Positive For COVID-19
It's unclear how the Democrat, who says he is asymptomatic, contracted the virus, but earlier this week, he presided over a hearing that included another member who has since tested positive...

Posted: 2020-08-01 03:05:38
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis urged state residents to remain vigilant and heed warnings from local officials and news outlets as Isaias moves closer to the state....
Posted: 2020-08-01 11:00:27
Proposed new emergency preparedness rules would allow nuclear plants closer to where people live. Companies say the plants are safer, but they need the rule changes for a viable business mod...
Appeals Court Tosses Out Death Sentence For B...

Appeals Court Tosses Out Death Sentence For Boston Marathon Bomber


A three-judge panel sends Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's case back to a lower court for resentencing, saying the jury that sentenced him to death had not been adequately vetted....
Posted: 2020-07-31 10:43:58
Appeals Court Tosses Out Death Sentence For Boston Marathon Bomber
A three-judge panel sends Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's case back to a lower court for resentencing, saying the jury that sentenced him to death had not been adequately vetted....
San Francisco Proposes To Shift $120 Million ...

San Francisco Proposes To Shift $120 Million From Police To Tackle Racial Disparities


Mayor London Breed said the funds would be reallocated over two years to address stark inequities in housing, education, health and economic opportunities faced by the city's Black community...
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:55:55
San Francisco Proposes To Shift $120 Million From Police To Tackle Racial Disparities
Mayor London Breed said the funds would be reallocated over two years to address stark inequities in housing, education, health and economic opportunities faced by the city's Black community...
Florida's Gov. DeSantis Declares Emergen...

Florida's Gov. DeSantis Declares Emergency As Hurricane Isaias Closes In


The hurricane could begin affecting South Florida as early as late Friday night and could increase in strength to a Category 2, DeSantis says. North Carolina and Virginia also declared emerg...
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:29:28
Florida's Gov. DeSantis Declares Emergency As Hurricane Isaias Closes In
The hurricane could begin affecting South Florida as early as late Friday night and could increase in strength to a Category 2, DeSantis says. North Carolina and Virginia also declared emerg...

Posted: 2020-07-31 08:23:45
The talks comes just as the Trump administration considers taking action against TikTok, including banning the app which is owned ByteDance, a Chinese company....
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
Leaders of the White House Coronavirus Task Force testified Friday on Capitol Hill. They faced questions on their response to the pandemic and on a switch between COVID-19 patients databases...
No Charges For Former Ferguson, Mo., Police O...

No Charges For Former Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer in Michael Brown's Death


NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with St. Louis County, Mo., prosecutor Wesley Bell about his decision not to charge Darren Wilson in the 2014 shooting death of Michael Brown....
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
No Charges For Former Ferguson, Mo., Police Officer in Michael Brown's Death
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with St. Louis County, Mo., prosecutor Wesley Bell about his decision not to charge Darren Wilson in the 2014 shooting death of Michael Brown....
House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair On The Tes...

House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair On The Testimony Of Big Tech CEOs


NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., who chairs the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee, about the testimony of four Big Tech CEOs....
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
House Antitrust Subcommittee Chair On The Testimony Of Big Tech CEOs
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., who chairs the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust subcommittee, about the testimony of four Big Tech CEOs....
Coronavirus Safety Measures Affect Businesses...

Coronavirus Safety Measures Affect Businesses In Massachusetts Tourist Destination


A growing number of states that have flattened the coronavirus curve are now limiting travel from other states that have not. The tourist economy of Cape Cod in Massachusetts is caught in th...
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
Coronavirus Safety Measures Affect Businesses In Massachusetts Tourist Destination
A growing number of states that have flattened the coronavirus curve are now limiting travel from other states that have not. The tourist economy of Cape Cod in Massachusetts is caught in th...

Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
A Republican county primary in Utah ended in a tie. So, judges Thursday chose the winner by pulling a name out of a bowl — reminding Utah residents that every vote counts....
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., has a record of buying looted antiquities. And it's trying to reform — it plans to send some artifacts back to Iraq and improve acquisition pol...
Pandemic-Weakened U.S. Economy Threatens Trum...

Pandemic-Weakened U.S. Economy Threatens Trump's Hopes For Reelection


The coronavirus continues to take a toll on the U.S. economy, endangering President Trump's chances for reelection. But the White House has done little to advance economic recovery efforts....
Posted: 2020-07-31 08:10:00
Pandemic-Weakened U.S. Economy Threatens Trump's Hopes For Reelection
The coronavirus continues to take a toll on the U.S. economy, endangering President Trump's chances for reelection. But the White House has done little to advance economic recovery efforts....
Fauci 'Optimistic' Americans Will G...

Fauci 'Optimistic' Americans Will Get Coronavirus Vaccine Next Year


Animal and human trials are promising, Dr. Anthony Fauci told lawmakers Friday, and the government is preparing for widespread distribution once a vaccine is shown to be safe and effective....
Posted: 2020-07-31 05:33:09
Fauci 'Optimistic' Americans Will Get Coronavirus Vaccine Next Year
Animal and human trials are promising, Dr. Anthony Fauci told lawmakers Friday, and the government is preparing for widespread distribution once a vaccine is shown to be safe and effective....
In Florida, COVID-19 Death Toll Keeps Rising...

In Florida, COVID-19 Death Toll Keeps Rising


Florida keeps setting daily death toll records from COVID-19. The state is second behind only New York in total number of infections. Though, Florida's positivity percentage has begun to dec...
Posted: 2020-07-31 05:20:35
In Florida, COVID-19 Death Toll Keeps Rising
Florida keeps setting daily death toll records from COVID-19. The state is second behind only New York in total number of infections. Though, Florida's positivity percentage has begun to dec...

Posted: 2020-07-31 02:21:53
Some 4,000 National Guard soldiers are the first to return to large-scale training at Fort Irwin, Calif., since the pandemic hit in March. Generals say the troops are regularly monitored for...
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
Even in financial uncertainty, some firms turn a profit. Major glitches reported in a federal government database for hospital data. And, the Census Bureau's door-knocking program will end e...
Thin Blue Line Flags Stir Controversy In Mass...

Thin Blue Line Flags Stir Controversy In Mass. Coastal Community


Hingham, Massachusetts, is the latest town to become embroiled in controversy over the flag. Some say it should be used to support police while others call it racist and insensitive....
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
Thin Blue Line Flags Stir Controversy In Mass. Coastal Community
Hingham, Massachusetts, is the latest town to become embroiled in controversy over the flag. Some say it should be used to support police while others call it racist and insensitive....
National Conversation About Race Brews In Rur...

National Conversation About Race Brews In Rural Western Kentucky


In an interview with David Greene, two men from Webster County, Ky., argue over race at first, but then a disclosure about deeply personal history leads to a bit of unexpected common ground....
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
National Conversation About Race Brews In Rural Western Kentucky
In an interview with David Greene, two men from Webster County, Ky., argue over race at first, but then a disclosure about deeply personal history leads to a bit of unexpected common ground....
Remembering His Mexican-American Heritage, Ro...

Remembering His Mexican-American Heritage, Rooted In Language — And Under A Tree


At StoryCorps, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto remembers lessons his family passed down to him that have continued to reaffirm his pride in his Mexican American heritage and as a Spanish speaker....
Posted: 2020-07-31 09:11:00
Remembering His Mexican-American Heritage, Rooted In Language — And Under A Tree
At StoryCorps, Tomás Ybarra-Frausto remembers lessons his family passed down to him that have continued to reaffirm his pride in his Mexican American heritage and as a Spanish speaker....