Zelenskyy reaches out to the U.S. for more aid to help end Russia's invasion
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy tells NPR's Steve Inskeep that additional foreign aid is necessary to beat back Russia's ambitions to expand across Europe.
California's lawsuit says oil giants downplayed climate change. Here's what to know
California accuses oil companies of misleading the public on the dangers of fossil fuels for decades. The state demands they help fund recovery efforts after climate change-fueled disasters.
The immigrant population in the U.S. is climbing again, setting a record last year
Census Bureau data show the number of foreign-born people rose by nearly a million in 2022 after years of little growth. Experts say the increase coincides with a gradual reboot of legal immigration.
Who is Ruby Franke? What to know about the mommy vlogger accused of child abuse
For years, the Utah YouTube star sparked criticism for her parenting tactics. She was arrested this week after her malnourished son escaped out a window and ran to a nearby home, police said.
Affirmative action divided Asian Americans and other people of color. Here's how
Myths about affirmative action being discriminatory against Asian Americans helped spread a narrative that college admissions meant to increase diversity were actually racist.
Wednesday, March 10, 2021
The $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package is set to pass the House today on its way to President Biden's desk. Texas' statewide mask restrictions lift today. And, President Biden is reportedly appointing critics of big tech to key positions in his administration.
Across The South, COVID-19 Vaccine Sites Missing From Black And Hispanic Neighborhoods
An NPR analysis of COVID-19 vaccination sites in major cities across the Southern U.S. reveals a racial disparity, with most sites located in whiter neighborhoods.
Even If It's 'Bonkers,' Poll Finds Many Believe QAnon And Other Conspiracy Theories
Misinformation about the election and the coronavirus is also gaining a foothold in American society, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.
Poll: Biden Expands Lead; A Third Of Country Says It Won't Get Vaccinated
The presumptive Democratic nominee now leads President Trump by 11 points. And more people are worried about the coronavirus, but 35% still say they won't get vaccinated when one's available.
CDC Employees Call Out Agency's 'Toxic Culture Of Racial Aggressions'
Pointing to the pandemic's disproportionate toll on people of color, over 1,200 workers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention call on the agency to declare racism a public health crisis.