11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

11 MINERS RESCUED IN CHINA AFTER 2 WEEKS TRAPPED BELOW GROUND

The workers became trapped on Jan. 10 following an unexplained explosion at a gold mine in the eastern province of Shandong. One miner...

New Zealand Records First Suspected COVID-19 Community Case Since November

NEW ZEALAND RECORDS FIRST SUSPECTED COVID-19 COMMUNITY CASE SINCE NOVEMBER

A 56-year-old woman who had traveled to Spain and the Netherlands for work late last year has tested positive for COVID-19. It's New...

 
 
 

WITH CONTROL OF CONGRESS, DEMOCRATS AIM TO ADDRESS VOTING RIGHTS

Democrats argue major voting reforms are needed to protect democracy. Now, with control of Congress and the presidency, the party will...

U.S. GOVERNMENT SEES WAVE OF CATHOLIC LEADERS

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with theology professor Steven Millies from the Catholic Theological Union about the current wave of...

 
 
 

PROTESTS ERUPT ACROSS RUSSIA DEMANDING RELEASE OF ALEXEI NAVALNY

Protestors marched in cities all over Russia in support of jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny.

WHAT'S NEXT FOR THE U.S. AFTER REJOINING THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT

The U.S. is rejoining the world's largest effort to address climate change: the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Climate change is one...

 
 
 

UNDERSTANDING MULTIRACIAL WHITENESS AND TRUMP SUPPORTERS

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Cristina Beltran, professor of social and cultural analysis at New York University, about the phenomenon...

POLITICS CHAT: BIDEN TO SIGN MORE EXECUTIVE ORDERS IN FIRST FULL WEEK AS PRESIDENT

President Biden will begin his first full week in the White House. Many of the executive orders he's been signing and will sign this...

 
 
 

ARIZONA REPUBLICANS CENSURE PARTY LEADERS AT ODDS WITH TRUMP

State GOP members passed resolutions at a meeting on Saturday to condemn three party leaders who they said failed to support President...

Facebook Oversight Board Co-Chair On Determining The Future Of Trump's Accounts

FACEBOOK OVERSIGHT BOARD CO-CHAIR ON DETERMINING THE FUTURE OF TRUMP'S ACCOUNTS

Facebook oversight board co-chair Jamal Greene tells NPR about what the board is considering as it weighs whether to allow Donald Trump...

 
 
 
Biden Is Catholic. He Also Supports Abortion Rights. Here's What That Could Mean

BIDEN IS CATHOLIC. HE ALSO SUPPORTS ABORTION RIGHTS. HERE'S WHAT THAT COULD MEAN

President Biden is only the nation's second Catholic president. He also supports abortion rights - a position at odds with his church....

FORMER OSHA HEAD TALKS BIDEN'S EXECUTIVE ORDER ON WORKPLACE SAFETY

NPR's Michel Martin speaks to Dr. David Michaels, former head of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, about the president's...

 
 
 
Fauci Relishes A 'Hallelujah' Moment

FAUCI RELISHES A 'HALLELUJAH' MOMENT

Dr. Anthony Fauci, now President Biden's chief medical adviser on COVID-19, says he rejoiced when the new president said that "science...

Who Wants To Be A Billionaire? $1 Billion Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Michigan

WHO WANTS TO BE A BILLIONAIRE? $1 BILLION WINNING LOTTERY TICKET SOLD IN MICHIGAN

The odds of winning the top prize were 1 in over 300 million.

 
 
 
Asylum Seekers Hope Biden's Pledge To Welcome Immigrants Includes Them

ASYLUM SEEKERS HOPE BIDEN'S PLEDGE TO WELCOME IMMIGRANTS INCLUDES THEM

One of the most daunting immigration challenges facing the Biden administration is what to do about the multitudes of migrants who...

Opinion: Joe Biden's Lifetime Of Experience

OPINION: JOE BIDEN'S LIFETIME OF EXPERIENCE

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the life and career of the nation's newest, and oldest, president. (Image credit: Ken Cedeno/Bloomberg...

 
 
 
What Trump's Declassified Asia Strategy May Mean For U.S.-China Relations Under Biden

WHAT TRUMP'S DECLASSIFIED ASIA STRATEGY MAY MEAN FOR U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS UNDER BIDEN

Critics say by publicly releasing the document, the Trump administration was trying to bind the Biden administration to its own policies,...

WEEK IN POLITICS: PRESIDENT BIDEN'S FIRST DAYS

We look at the inauguration of President Joe Biden, the many executive orders he's already signed and the choice he has between unity...

 
 
 

SENATORS CALL FOR ACCOUNTABILITY FROM COLLEAGUES AFTER CAPITOL RIOT

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Senator Sheldon Whitehouse about post-insurrection accountability of some of his Senate colleagues, and...

HOW CONSERVATIVE MEDIA HAS COVERED BIDEN'S FIRST DAYS AS PRESIDENT

We take a look at how the first few days of the Biden administration are playing out in right wing media.

 
 
 



Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Miami Heat to use COVID-19-sniffing dogs to screen fans at basketball games

Starting this week, a limited number of ticket holders will be in the seats as well. And they'll have to get past the dogs before gaining admittance. Read more ...

Khabib Nurmagomedov rubs it in after Conor McGregor's UFC 257 knockout loss

Khabib Nurmagomedov rubs it in after Conor McGregor's UFC 257 knockout loss

There is no love lost between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor. That's been well documented. Even after McGregor suffered the first knockout loss of his professional MMA... Read more ...

Dustin Poirier details savage calf-kick strategy which left Conor McGregor...

Dustin Poirier details savage calf-kick strategy which left Conor McGregor on crutches after UFC 257 defeat

Dustin Poirier's victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 257 may have ended in an explosive flurry of punches but the brutal calf kicks dished out by the American helped pave the... Read more ...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the...

Pirates acquire four players after trading pitcher Jameson Taillon to the New York Yankees

The newest Pirates players include right-handed pitcher Roansy Contreras, infielder Maikol Escotto, outfielder Canaan Smith and right-handed pitcher Miguel Yajure. Read more ...

11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

11 Miners Rescued In China After 2 Weeks Trapped Below Ground

The workers became trapped on Jan. 10 following an unexplained explosion at a gold mine in the eastern province of Shandong. One miner has died and another 10 remain missing. Read more ...

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

Illinois health officials report 3,292 new cases of COVID-19, 40 deaths

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials reported 3,292 new confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 Sunday, including 40 additional deaths. The deaths were reported in the... Read more ...

GOP Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed Trump's impeachment trial as 'stupid'

GOP Sen. Marco Rubio dismissed Trump's impeachment trial as 'stupid'

Summary List Placement GOP Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida on Sunday said he would quickly reject the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump and slammed a... Read more ...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to...

Newspaper: President Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results

Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the... Read more ...

Buccaneers want to keep Antonio Brown for 2021

Buccaneers want to keep Antonio Brown for 2021

Antonio Brown could be back for another season in Tampa Bay. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported on Sunday that the Buccaneers want the troubled receiver to return in 2021... Read more ...

Sanders says Democrats can't 'wait weeks and weeks' to gain Republican...

Sanders says Democrats can't 'wait weeks and weeks' to gain Republican support to pass COVID-19 relief and should use reconciliation to avoid the filibuster

Summary List Placement Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday said that Democrats must act quickly in passing a COVID-19 relief package now that President Joe Biden has assumed office... Read more ...