NPR1 min de lecture
Sunday Puzzle: State Capitals
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and Larry Otten from Sheridan, Ore.
NPR2 min de lecture
'Medicating With Music': How One Tiny Desk Contest Entrant Heals Through Song
This year's Tiny Desk Contest attracted plenty of talent, including standout entrant Mama Haze, aka California songwriter Meaghan Maples. Her song "On Your Side" was written during a time of healing.
NPR3 min de lecturePolitics
Violence Erupts Between Armenia And Azerbaijan Over Long-Disputed Region
Each country is blaming the other for initiating the conflict, which has reportedly left civilians dead on both sides. Armenia has declared martial law and mobilized its military.
NPR2 min de lecturePolitics
'Summon Your Conscience': Biden Implores GOP Senators To Wait On SCOTUS Nomination
Joe Biden called on his former Republican colleagues in the Senate to wait to cast their votes for President Trump's Supreme Court nominee until after the general election.
NPR3 min de lectureSociety
Coronavirus Maps: How Severe Is Your State's Outbreak?
View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
NPR3 min de lecturePolitics
'We Can't Stop The Outcome,' No. 2 Senate Democrat Says Of Barrett Confirmation
President Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court dominated the Sunday political shows, with Democrats accusing Republican senators of hypocrisy.
NPR9 min de lecturePolitics
Presidential Votes Have Been Too Close To Call And Even Too Close to Count
The uncertainty of past U.S. elections may not offer an adequate model given the magnitude of this year's problems and the apparent determination of the incumbent to resist any adverse results.
NPR3 min de lecturePolitics
NYC Principals Union Votes 'No Confidence' In Mayor And Schools Chancellor
The union asked state authorities to intervene in New York City schools, just days before schools are set to open for in-person instruction.
NPR3 min de lecture
In Affluent Maryland County, Pandemic Exacerbates Food Insecurity
Since March, the number of people who lack a steady source of food has grown. In Montgomery County, a food assistance effort often runs out of prepared meals before it can feed everyone in need.
NPR5 min de lectureFood & Wine
Food Insecurity In The U.S. By The Numbers
Before the pandemic, the number of families lacking consistent access to enough food had been steadily falling. Today, new estimates point to some of the worst rates of food insecurity in years.
NPR2 min de lectureSociety
Woman Charged With Attempted Murder After Driving Into Pro-Trump Protesters
It's the latest in a string of vehicular violence since nationwide protests over systemic racism began in May.
NPR4 min de lecture
Romance Meets The Real World In 'Real Men Knit'
This week, Code Switch is talking about the books that are getting us through the pandemic. Today's conversation is with Kwana Jackson, author of a romance that doesn't leave real life behind.
NPR3 min de lecturePolitics
New DOJ Filing: TikTok's Owner Is 'A Mouthpiece' Of Chinese Communist Party
In a new court filing, the Trump administration offers its most thorough explanation to date of why it considers the hit video-sharing app a national security threat.
NPR7 min de lecture
The Surreally Diverse World Of 'Catherine House'
This week, Code Switch is talking about our favorite pandemic reads. Today's conversation is with author Elisabeth Thomas, about her fictional cult-like college, set deep in the woods of Pennsylvania.
NPR3 min de lecture
For September, 3 Romances Almost — ALMOST — Derailed By Work
This month, romance columnist Maya Rodale has three stories of couples whose work threatens to get in the way of their happiness — long hours, too much travel, other women — but passion wins out.
NPR2 min de lecturePolitics
Opinion: Congress Should Do Their Job So Millions of Americans Can Do Theirs
Millions of Americans are suffering from the economic effects of the pandemic while Congress fails to agree on another round of relief.
NPR2 min de lecture
NASA Astronaut Will Vote From Space
Astronauts have been able to cast ballots from above since the Texas legislature gave its blessing in 1997. "It's critical to participate in our democracy," NASA astronaut Kate Rubins said.
NPR2 min de lectureWellness
COVID-19 Daily Cases On The Rise In Nearly Half Of U.S. States
The U.S. reported more than 55,000 infections Friday, pushing the total number of cases to more than 7 million. Some two dozen states saw new cases continue to rise this past week.
NPR2 min de lecturePolitics
Senate Judiciary Panel To Start Supreme Court Confirmation Hearings On Oct. 12
The hearings on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett are expected to last four days. President Trump wants a final vote in the Senate before the election.
NPR2 min de lectureScience
In California, Windy, Dry Weather Expected To Bring 'Critical' Fire Conditions
The National Weather Service issued red flag warnings throughout parts of the state. Cal Fire says winds and low humidity are expected to exacerbate fire conditions and drive up temperatures.
NPR2 min de lecturePolitics
As Election Nears, Trump Expands Moratorium On Exploratory Drilling In Atlantic
The move extends a moratorium Trump imposed earlier this month. The oil industry opposes the move. Trump's detractors say Trump is playing politics ahead of a close election battle.
NPR3 min de lecturePolitics
Biden Responds To Trump Court Pick: 'Health Care Is On The Ballot'
The Democratic nominee said the winner of the presidential election should select the next nominee. President Trump announced Amy Coney Barrett as his choice for the Supreme Court on Saturday.
NPR2 min de lecture
Paris Police Suspect Terrorism In Attack Near Former 'Charlie Hebdo' Offices
An arrest has been made in the incident outside the building where a dozen people were gunned down in 2015 in apparent retaliation for the publication of cartoons that satirized the Prophet Muhammad.
NPR3 min de lecture
Novavax Researcher Says No Chance Of A 'Shortcut' In Vaccine Safety
Vaccine maker Novavax is starting a large coronavirus vaccine trial in the U.K. Gregory Glenn, the company's president of research and development, talks with NPR about how vaccines are tested.
NPR4 min de lecture
'I Have No Faith In The Legal System,' Breonna Taylor's Mother Says
"I was reassured Wednesday of why I have no faith in the legal system, in the police, in the law," Tamika Palmer said in a statement. "They are not made to protect us Black and brown people."
NPR3 min de lecture
Kentucky Governor: Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Transcripts Should Be Made Public
"People want to see and be able to judge the facts for themselves," Gov. Andy Beshear says. He reflects on the decision not to charge any officers in Taylor's death and what can be done now.
NPR4 min de lecture
Who Is Barbara Lagoa, A Top Contender For Trump's Supreme Court Pick?
The Florida judge has been on the federal bench for just about a year. She became controversial for not recusing herself from a felon voting rights case.
NPR3 min de lecture
Trump Administration Moves To Expand Development In Alaska's Tongass National Forest
For the last two years, the administration has been working to lift the rule prohibiting development in the Tongass, the country's largest national forest.
NPR3 min de lecturePolitics
Kim Jong Un Says He's Sorry That North Korean Troops Killed A South Korean Man
Pyongyang says an unidentified man was found in North Korean waters, and that he murmured he was from South Korea but then stopped responding to soldiers' questions and appeared to try to flee.
NPR2 min de lectureSociety
Missouri Governor And Wife To Host Fall Festival Days After COVID Diagnosis
"Come enjoy the outdoor activities and the beautiful fall decorations," said First Lady Teresa Parson days after her diagnosis. The event is scheduled for Oct. 3, 4 days short of a 14-day quarantine.
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