NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the life and career of the nation's newest, and oldest, president.
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The nation's longest serving state house speaker in modern history, Democrat Michael Madigan from Illinois, stepped down from the speakership. He was driven from power by a federal corruption probe.
New York City is trying to build trust for coronavirus vaccines by doing pop-up food banks and flu vaccine clinics at churches and community centers in minority neighborhoods.
NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Houston Police Department's Chief Art Acevedo about what can be done to root out extremism from law enforcement agencies.
The Biden Administration is taking a far more aggressive, nationally coordinated approach to the pandemic. We hear more about how it plans to support vaccination efforts.
Parents with disabilities often face extra issues with remote learning. A deaf mom whose first language is American Sign Language is navigating the challenge of monitoring her hearing child's work.
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Jan. 23 marks the one-year anniversary of the strict lockdown imposed on the first epicenter of COVID-19. Here's what residents have to say about their experience.
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With the virus still raging in the U.S., public health experts say we can't afford to just wait around for the vaccine. They share advice for what communities can do now to slow the death toll.
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Iowa's decades-long lock on the nominating process has been under threat since last year's disastrous caucus, when results were delayed for days due in part to a faulty smartphone app.
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The acting head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media fired the presidents and boards over three not-for-profit international networks who were appointed by an ally of former President Trump.
An Air Force investigation revealed that the left engine of the aircraft failed. The two pilots onboard mistakenly shut down the right engine and were unable to glide back to base.
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There are N95s, reserved for health workers. There are KN95s, which you can buy easily ... except that quality may vary. And now South Korea's KF94's are getting a lot of buzz.
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Corine Dehabey runs a group that helps resettle refugees in Toledo, Ohio. She says her organization is "hopeful" and "excited" about Biden's plan to raise the number of refugees allowed into the U.S.
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An image that seems to threaten former President Donald Trump has prompted Twitter to deactivate an account linked to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The image also appears on Khameini's website.
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The two companies making COVID-19 vaccines each promised to deliver 100 million doses to the federal government by the end of March. So far, they appear to be running behind.
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Trump officials had directed the Census Bureau to use government records to produce data that a GOP strategist said would be "advantageous to Republicans and Non-Hispanic Whites" during redistricting.
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