Pope Francis Names America's First Black Cardinal

POPE FRANCIS NAMES AMERICA'S FIRST BLACK CARDINAL

Wilton Gregory, the archbishop of Washington, D.C., is among 13 church leaders who will be elevated to cardinal at a ceremony at the...

A LOOK AT PRESIDENT TRUMP'S TRADE POLICIES AND CAMPAIGN PROMISES

President Trump campaigned on a promise to re-draw America's trade ties with the rest of the world. It hasn't always worked out as...

 
 
 
The Philippines Has A Policy Against Home Births. It's Not Playing Well In A Pandemic

THE PHILIPPINES HAS A POLICY AGAINST HOME BIRTHS. IT'S NOT PLAYING WELL IN A PANDEMIC

The "No Home Birth" policy was created to reduce maternal and newborn mortality rates. But critics say it makes giving birth expensive...

HOW DONALD TRUMP'S PRESIDENCY HAS CHANGED THE MEDIA

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks CNN's chief media correspondent Brian Stelter how Donald Trump's presidency has affected the media and...

 
 
 

HOW TRUMP'S PRESIDENCY HAS AFFECTED DIPLOMACY

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to veteran diplomat Lewis Lukens about the State Department and America's standing in the world under...

POLITICS CHAT: TRUMP AND BIDEN REACH FINAL STRETCH OF THEIR PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGNS

It's nine days until Election Day, and a historic number of Americans have already voted. More will do so in the coming days.

 
 
 

HAS PRESIDENT TRUMP CHANGED WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A REPUBLICAN?

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks the New Yorker's Nicholas Lemann about his article titled The Republican Identity Crisis After Trump.

BREAKING DOWN JOE BIDEN'S PLAN TO MAKE THE U.S. CARBON NEUTRAL

Joe Biden wants to make America carbon neutral by 2050 and says there will still be room for some fossil fuels. We look at how realistic...

 
 
 

NEWPORT, KENTUCKY MURAL HONORING SLAVE OWNER AND CITY FOUNDER SPARKS INTENSE DEBATE

Newport, Ky., is putting up murals to honor the city's 225th anniversary. One depicts city founder Gen. James Taylor, who was a slave...

ELECTION 2020: LATINX WOMEN'S VOTE COULD AFFECT THE OUTCOME

"It's the dehumanizing rhetoric President Trump uses when referring to immigrants," that drove Lourdes Vázquez to become a U.S. citizen...

 
 
 
New Book Examines How The First Amendment Sits At The Forefront In An Election Year

NEW BOOK EXAMINES HOW THE FIRST AMENDMENT SITS AT THE FOREFRONT IN AN ELECTION YEAR

Right now, we have "an entire government apparatus designed to foster falsehoods," says editor Ellis Cose, who has written a new book,...

PENCE CHIEF OF STAFF TESTS POSITIVE FOR THE CORONAVIRUS

Marc Short, the top aide to Vice President Pence, entered quarantine after testing positive on Saturday, Pence's office said. Pence,...

 
 
 
Universal Mask Wearing Could Save Some 130,000 Lives In The U.S., Study Suggests

UNIVERSAL MASK WEARING COULD SAVE SOME 130,000 LIVES IN THE U.S., STUDY SUGGESTS

The study is based on some assumptions under different scenarios. It suggests that if 95% of Americans wore masks in public it could...

A Federal Coronavirus Vaccine Contract Released At Last, But Redactions Obscure Terms

A FEDERAL CORONAVIRUS VACCINE CONTRACT RELEASED AT LAST, BUT REDACTIONS OBSCURE TERMS

Most of the federal contracts with companies involved in the crash program to make COVID-19 vaccines haven't been made public. The...

 
 
 
A Federal Coronavirus Vaccine Contract Released At Last, But Redactions Obscure Terms

A FEDERAL CORONAVIRUS VACCINE CONTRACT RELEASED AT LAST, BUT REDACTIONS OBSCURE TERMS

Most of the federal contracts with companies involved in the crash program to make COVID-19 vaccines haven't been made public. The...

MARY TRUMP ON THE PRESIDENT'S HABIT OF INSULTING OTHERS

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with author and President Trump's niece, Mary Trump, about his tendency to insult those with whom he disagrees.

 
 
 

HOW TRUMP AND BIDEN DIFFER ON ENERGY POLICY

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dino Grandoni, an energy and environmental policy reporter with The Washington Post , about the debate...

A BILINGUAL TOOL THAT FIGHTS MISINFORMATION ON WHATSAPP

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Cristina Tardáguila of the Poynter Institute's International Fact-Checking Network about disinformation...

 
 
 
With Stops In 4 Key States, Biden And Trump Bring Their Closing Arguments To Voters

WITH STOPS IN 4 KEY STATES, BIDEN AND TRUMP BRING THEIR CLOSING ARGUMENTS TO VOTERS

The approach the two candidates are taking in this final leg of the campaign mirrors the divergent narratives they're trying to convey...

At Least 18 Dead, Including Children, In Suicide Attack In Afghan Capital

AT LEAST 18 DEAD, INCLUDING CHILDREN, IN SUICIDE ATTACK IN AFGHAN CAPITAL

Afghanistan's Interior ministry said at least 57 others were wounded in the bombing outside of an education center in a heavily Shiite...

 
 
 



Senate votes to advance Barrett toward final confirmation for Supreme Court

Senate votes to advance Barrett toward final confirmation for Supreme Court

Barrett's ascent opens up a potential new era of rulings on abortion, gay marriage and the Affordable Care Act. Read more ...

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says 'we are not going to control...

White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says 'we are not going to control the pandemic'

Summary List Placement White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Sunday said that the United States would not "control" the coronavirus, in the face of rising infections... Read more ...

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis appoints America's first Black cardinal, Wilton Gregory

Pope Francis elevated Gregory and 12 others in a surprise ceremony Sunday morning. Read more ...

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

Pope names 13 new cardinals, includes US Archbishop Gregory

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis on Sunday named 13 new cardinals, including Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory, who would become the first Black U.S. prelate to earn the... Read more ...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week...

What channel is Buccaneers vs. Raiders on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 7 NFL game

Here's everything you need to know to watch the Buccaneers vs. Raiders game on Sunday, including kickoff time, TV channels and a full Week 7 NFL schedule. Read more ...

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Pence to keep up travel despite contact with infected aide

Vice President Mike Pence plans to maintain an aggressive campaign schedule this week despite his exposure to a top aide who tested positive for the coronavirus, the White... Read more ...

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claims killing an al-Qaida leader wanted by FBI

Afghanistan claimed Sunday it killed a top al-Qaida propagandist on an FBI most-wanted list during an operation in the country's east. Read more ...

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

Senate aims to put Barrett closer to a final vote on Monday

WASHINGTON - Senators were poised on Sunday to remove a key hurdle to Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation as Republicans push for a final vote Monday, just... Read more ...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to...

Wild back-and-forth in Game 4, unbelievable 9th inning comeback leads to Tampa Bay win, tied World Series

The Rays defeated the Dodgers 8-7 in a wild back-and-forth and comeback to tie the series at 2-2. Read more ...

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 8

College football updated polls: AP Top 25, Coaches Poll rankings after Week 8

College football's updated polls following the Week 8 slate of games - now including results from Big Ten games. Read more ...