THE U.S. FACES ANOTHER PANDEMIC SHORTAGE, THIS TIME FOR LAB EQUIPMENT

Science labs across the country are running low on crucial equipment. Our Planet Money team investigated what is behind the supply...

Losing It All: Mobile Home Owners Evicted Over Small Debts During Pandemic

LOSING IT ALL: MOBILE HOME OWNERS EVICTED OVER SMALL DEBTS DURING PANDEMIC

Mobile home-owners are twice as likely during the pandemic to be behind on housing payments. And some are losing the homes they own...

 
 
 
9 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced For 2019 Protests

9 HONG KONG PRO-DEMOCRACY ACTIVISTS SENTENCED FOR 2019 PROTESTS

Nine activists and lawmakers were sentenced to prison terms Friday for their participation in the 2019 anti-government protests.

Can The Afghan Army Hold Off The Taliban Without The U.S.?

CAN THE AFGHAN ARMY HOLD OFF THE TALIBAN WITHOUT THE U.S.?

The Afghan military remains heavily dependent on U.S. equipment, training and money. It's far from clear how effective this U.S. assistance...

 
 
 
Dispatches From Quarantine: How Young People Are Documenting History

DISPATCHES FROM QUARANTINE: HOW YOUNG PEOPLE ARE DOCUMENTING HISTORY

Enticed by what young adults had to share about the pandemic, historian Alexandra Zapruder set out to document history through an online...

Republicans And Democrats Largely Oppose Transgender Sports Legislation, Poll Shows

REPUBLICANS AND DEMOCRATS LARGELY OPPOSE TRANSGENDER SPORTS LEGISLATION, POLL SHOWS

Members of the two parties are split on how transgender students should participate in sports, according to an NPR/ PBS NewsHour /Marist...

 
 
 
In Talks With Japanese Prime Minister, Biden To Focus On Countering China

IN TALKS WITH JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER, BIDEN TO FOCUS ON COUNTERING CHINA

President Biden meets with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday, his first in-person summit since taking office. Talks...

WITH TROOPS OUT OF AFGHANISTAN, BIDEN CAN FOCUS ON OTHER FOREIGN POLICIES

The U.S is withdrawing all troops from Afghanistan to focus on more urgent foreign policy priorities.

 
 
 
9 Killed, Others Injured In Shooting At FedEx Warehouse In Indianapolis

9 KILLED, OTHERS INJURED IN SHOOTING AT FEDEX WAREHOUSE IN INDIANAPOLIS

Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers responded to a FedEx warehouse facility shortly after 11 p.m. Multiple victims were sent...

THE ECONOMY MAY BE ON THE MEND AS RETAIL SALES SOAR AND UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS FALL

Retail sales soared in March, as vaccinations and $1,400 relief payments boosted shoppers' outlook. New state unemployment claims also...

 
 
 

KIMBERLY GODWIN MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST BLACK LEADER OF A MAJOR BROADCAST NEWSROOM

ABC News named Kimberly Godwin as president. She will be the first Black American leader of a major broadcast news division. Her hiring...

La Soufrière Volcano: A Growing Humanitarian Crisis

LA SOUFRIÈRE VOLCANO: A GROWING HUMANITARIAN CRISIS

Between 16,000 and 20,000 people were evacuated from the area around the volcano on St. Vincent. Some evacuees are with family and...

 
 
 
Brazil COVID-19: 'Humanitarian Crisis' With More Than 3,000 Deaths A Day

BRAZIL COVID-19: 'HUMANITARIAN CRISIS' WITH MORE THAN 3,000 DEATHS A DAY

The Supreme Court has approved an inquiry into President Jair Bolsonaro's pandemic response. Doctors Without Borders says the country's...

Officer Who Killed Daunte Wright Makes First Court Appearance In Manslaughter Case

OFFICER WHO KILLED DAUNTE WRIGHT MAKES FIRST COURT APPEARANCE IN MANSLAUGHTER CASE

Kim Potter has been charged with second-degree manslaughter. Wright's family has expressed skepticism about the police explanation...

 
 
 
Fewer Migrant Children Held In Border Detention Facilities, But Challenges Remain

FEWER MIGRANT CHILDREN HELD IN BORDER DETENTION FACILITIES, BUT CHALLENGES REMAIN

Health and Human Services has opened a dozen emergency influx shelters for unaccompanied migrant children, easing a bottleneck at the...

Podcaster Chronicles Racism, 'Resistance' And The Fight For Black Lives

PODCASTER CHRONICLES RACISM, 'RESISTANCE' AND THE FIGHT FOR BLACK LIVES

 
 
 
China To Loom Large At Biden's Summit With Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga

CHINA TO LOOM LARGE AT BIDEN'S SUMMIT WITH JAPAN'S PRIME MINISTER YOSHIHIDE SUGA

As the U.S. tries to enlist allies to help meet the challenges posed by China, perhaps no nation is more central than Japan. Suga is...

Biden Claims GOP Voters Support His Infrastructure Plan; Poll Shows They Don't

BIDEN CLAIMS GOP VOTERS SUPPORT HIS INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN; POLL SHOWS THEY DON'T

An NPR/ PBS NewsHour /Marist poll finds most support the plan, but three-quarters of Republicans do not. "Listen to your constituents,"...

 
 
 
Scientists Create Early Embryos That Are Part-Human, Part-Monkey

SCIENTISTS CREATE EARLY EMBRYOS THAT ARE PART-HUMAN, PART-MONKEY

An international team has put human cells into monkey embryos in hopes of finding new ways to produce organs for transplantation. But...

WATCH LIVE: DEREK CHAUVIN WILL NOT TESTIFY IN HIS TRIAL

Chauvin told Judge Peter Cahill that he would exercise his Fifth Amendment right. Closing arguments are expected to begin on Monday.

 
 
 



Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved...

Facing backlash, Simon & Schuster won't distribute book by officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death

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FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx reportedly examining cellphone policy after Indianapolis shooting

FedEx is reportedly examining a policy barring workers from carrying their cellphones on the job after a deadly mass shooting at one of the company's Indianapolis facilities... Read more ...

Iran successfully produces 60%-enriched uranium days after ‘act of sabotage'...

Iran successfully produces 60%-enriched uranium days after ‘act of sabotage' at Natanz nuclear facility

Iran has produced 60%-enriched uranium at its Natanz nuclear facility, country's senior officials have said. The facility was hit by an “act of sabotage” that Tehran blamed on... Read more ...

Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says...

Iran has successfully produced 60% enriched uranium, top politician says - its highest level ever

Summary List Placement The speaker of Iran's parliament said the country had successfully enriched uranium to its highest level yet. Mohammad Qalibaf tweeted on Friday morning... Read more ...

Paul Pogba reignites feud with Jose Mourinho, accuses former Man Utd boss of...

Paul Pogba reignites feud with Jose Mourinho, accuses former Man Utd boss of treating players ‘like they don't exist'

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reopened his rift with Jose Mourinho, laying into his former manager by claiming he “goes against” players and treats them "like... Read more ...

Nearly 1,300 COVID-19 cases reported in Massachusetts students, staff

Nearly 1,300 COVID-19 cases reported in Massachusetts students, staff

Massachusetts schools are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases in students and staff. Read more ...

9 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced For 2019 Protests

9 Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Activists Sentenced For 2019 Protests

Nine activists and lawmakers were sentenced to prison terms Friday for their participation in the 2019 anti-government protests. Read more ...

8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis: police

8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis: police

INDIANAPOLIS - Eight people were shot and killed in a late-night shooting at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, and the shooter killed himself, police said. Several other people... Read more ...

Why are Jake Paul and Ben Askren fighting? A callout lured ex-MMA champion...

Why are Jake Paul and Ben Askren fighting? A callout lured ex-MMA champion out of retirement

How did a YouTube superstar and a former MMA world champion end up headlining a boxing pay-per-view? Read more ...

Buckingham Palace announces guest list for Prince Philip's funeral

Buckingham Palace announces guest list for Prince Philip's funeral

Here's the full list of who Buckingham Palace says will make up the congregation at Prince Philip's funeral service on Saturday. Read more ...