Ex-FDA Chief Sees 'Struggle' To Vaccinate More Than Half U.S. Population

EX-FDA CHIEF SEES 'STRUGGLE' TO VACCINATE MORE THAN HALF U.S. POPULATION

Dr. Scott Gottlieb doesn't expect enough demand for the vaccine much beyond 160 million Americans. But he says there may eventually...

Falun Gong, Steve Bannon, And The Trump-Era Battle Over Internet Freedom

FALUN GONG, STEVE BANNON, AND THE TRUMP-ERA BATTLE OVER INTERNET FREEDOM

A battle royal broke out under former President Trump over whether to fund a software program linked to Falun Gong that. The stalemate...

 
 
 

CIVICS SECURES DEMOCRACY ACT PROPOSES GRANTS TO SUPPORT CIVICS EDUCATION

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to GOP Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware about a bipartisan initiative...

Journalist Investigates 'Crime Story' Of The Sackler Family And The Opioid Crisis

JOURNALIST INVESTIGATES 'CRIME STORY' OF THE SACKLER FAMILY AND THE OPIOID CRISIS

Empire of Pain author Patrick Radden Keefe says the Sackler family has "thrown a lot of energy" into trying to thwart his reporting...

 
 
 

BERNIE MADOFF, WHOSE PONZI SCHEME BILKED THOUSANDS, DIES IN PRISON

Bernie Madoff, who carried out one of the most notorious Ponzi schemes in history, has died while serving his prison sentence in North...

WATCH LIVE: DEFENSE TESTIMONY RESUMES IN DEREK CHAUVIN'S TRIAL

Chauvin's defense lawyer began presenting his case on Tuesday, including showing police body camera footage of Floyd from a 2019 traffic...

 
 
 
For Biden, China Rivalry Adds Urgency To Infrastructure Push

FOR BIDEN, CHINA RIVALRY ADDS URGENCY TO INFRASTRUCTURE PUSH

President Biden's argument that a $2 trillion infrastructure proposal would help the U.S. compete with China says a lot about how the...

Bill To Create Commission On Reparations Nears Historic House Vote

BILL TO CREATE COMMISSION ON REPARATIONS NEARS HISTORIC HOUSE VOTE

The bill would create a commission that would study the effects of slavery and racial discrimination, hold hearings and recommend "appropriate...

 
 
 

HOW DOES THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION PLAN TO REACH ITS CLEAN ENERGY GOAL?

The Biden administration is crafting an ambitious plan to zero out carbon emissions while addressing environmental injustice. But it...

EDUCATING FOR DEMOCRACY ACT PROPOSES GRANTS TO SUPPORT CIVICS EDUCATION

NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to GOP Sen. John Cornyn of Texas and Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware about a bipartisan initiative...

 
 
 
Carbon Emissions Could Plummet. The Atmosphere Will Lag Behind

CARBON EMISSIONS COULD PLUMMET. THE ATMOSPHERE WILL LAG BEHIND

The U.S. plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions dramatically in the next decade. Scientists say it's crucial that the U.S. succeed....

INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN MAY HELP WOMEN HURT ECONOMICALLY BY THE PANDEMIC

A political debate has become a debate over word choice: the question of what "infrastructure" even means. The answer could mean a...

 
 
 
Once On The Brink Of Eradication, Syphilis is Raging Again

ONCE ON THE BRINK OF ERADICATION, SYPHILIS IS RAGING AGAIN

Syphilis cases in California have contributed to soaring national caseloads of sexually transmitted diseases. Experts point to the...

Kristen Clarke's Civil Rights Record Led Her To Barrier-Breaking DOJ Nomination

KRISTEN CLARKE'S CIVIL RIGHTS RECORD LED HER TO BARRIER-BREAKING DOJ NOMINATION

Clarke is facing the Senate Judiciary Committee for consideration to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division. If confirmed...

 
 
 
Report: Capitol Police Leadership, Equipment Deficiencies Hampered Jan. 6 Response

REPORT: CAPITOL POLICE LEADERSHIP, EQUIPMENT DEFICIENCIES HAMPERED JAN. 6 RESPONSE

The watchdog review also found that some advance intelligence offered a "more alarming" warning ahead of the day's events.

Hundreds Of Companies Call For U.S. To Slash Carbon Emissions

HUNDREDS OF COMPANIES CALL FOR U.S. TO SLASH CARBON EMISSIONS

In a move to curb climate change, an open letter from companies including Apple and Walmart calls on the Biden administration to cut...

 
 
 

COAST GUARD, GOOD SAMARITANS SEARCHING FOR VICTIMS AFTER SEVERE WEATHER OFF LOUISIANA

A "microburst of severe weather" may have caused a 256-foot lift boat to capsize in the Gulf of Mexico, about 8 miles south of Grand...

Rusten Sheskey, Kenosha Officer Who Shot Jacob Blake, Will Not Face Discipline

RUSTEN SHESKEY, KENOSHA OFFICER WHO SHOT JACOB BLAKE, WILL NOT FACE DISCIPLINE

"Officer Sheskey was found to have been acting within policy," Kenosha, Wis., Police Chief Daniel Miskinis said Tuesday, adding that...

 
 
 
Park Police Officer Who Provided Backup Testifies In Derek Chauvin Trial

PARK POLICE OFFICER WHO PROVIDED BACKUP TESTIFIES IN DEREK CHAUVIN TRIAL

Chauvin's attorney said the footage from Officer Peter Chang's bodycam would show how another officer reacted to events, as well as...

BIDEN PROPOSES A SUMMIT TO PUTIN ON THEIR 2ND CALL

President Biden had his second call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday and proposed a summit in the months ahead to talk...

 
 
 



It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

It's official: Kim Godwin named president of ABC News

Kim Godwin, a longtime producer and executive at CBS News, has grabbed the top job at ABC News. The history-making hire, which leaked out last week, sets up Godwin as the first... Read more ...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart...

Father of suspect helped hide body of missing student Kristin Smart, prosecutor says

A prosecutor gave more details Wednesday following two arrests authorities say relate to college student Kristin Smart's disappearance in 1996. Read more ...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and...

Cuomo extends NY bar and restaurant curfew to midnight, reopens horse and auto races

New York bars and restaurants will soon be able to stay open until midnight beginning next week, pushing back the current 11 p.m. COVID-19 curfew, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced... Read more ...

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

2,004 new COVID-19 cases, 14 additional deaths reported in Mass

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released the latest COVID-19 case numbers for the state. Read more ...

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

Ben Askren feels no pressure 'at all' to represent MMA vs. Jake Paul

ATLANTA - Ben Askren says his boxing match with Jake Paul isn't for anybody but himself. In the lead-up to the Triller Fight Club headliner on Saturday at Mercedes-Benz... Read more ...

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

Bo Bichette's walk-off homer deals Yankees another crushing loss

DUNEDIN, Fla. - The Yankees dropped another series to a division rival with Wednesday's 5-4 loss, as Bo Bichette led off the bottom of the ninth with a homer off Chad Green to... Read more ...

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Yadier Molina enters MLB record books with 2,000th game caught with Cardinals

Molina is the sixth catcher to hit the 2,000 game mark, but the first to reach that milestone with one team. Read more ...

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

Family of teen fatally shot by trooper releases statement

The family of a 16-year-old boy fatally shot by a Maryland state trooper released a statement. Read more ...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the...

House committee votes to approve DC statehood as Democrats denounce the disenfranchisement of DC's 700,000 residents

Summary List Placement The House Oversight and Reform Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would make Washington, DC, the country's 51st state. The Washington, DC... Read more ...

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan begins May 1, ends Sept. 11

The US military will begin a full withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan starting on May 1, and complete the process by the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks... Read more ...