The vice president was presiding as the Electoral College vote count is tallied. As violence broke out at the Capitol, President Trump rebuked Pence for following the law.
Experts say crime across the U.S. in 2020 was like no other year as COVID-19 ravaged the country and protests flared. It was a seesaw of dips for some crimes and spikes for others, such as homicide.
The coronavirus-induced collapse in oil demand stole all the headlines. But oil companies faced a myriad of other woes, too, from hurricanes to itchy investors — and, of course, climate change.
As the clock ticks farewell to a terrible, horrible, very bad year, TikTok brought moments of joy. Here's what ticked the boxes for TikTok devotees.
For many people this year, navigating grief from personal losses, like breakups and miscarriages, amid the drama of the pandemic has felt ... awkward. Here, stories of coping amid collective grief.
The coronavirus, the rescue of an abused elephant, harassment of Black diplomats and the hunt for Nazi-looted instruments are some of the subjects of the year's most popular NPR international stories.
In a year overshadowed by COVID-19, the world saw plenty of other significant developments. Here are some glimpses of the protests, conflicts — and efforts at peace — that helped define 2020.
Thursday on Political Rewind: It’s the last day of 2020 — and have we ever longed more for a year to come to an end? 2020 has been a year of collective anxieties, griefs, and solitary sojourns. Some of us have lost people who are dear to us, or jobs, or the beautiful connections to those we love.
Today, we speak to some of Georgia’s best-known and most inspiring faith leaders about what the year has meant to them and how they’ve found hope in difficult times.
The NPR stories that hit home in 2020 explain the complicated reality of life during a pandemic. They highlight moments of grace, surprise and persistence – and sometimes, stark disagreement.
Nonvoters are disengaged and don't believe politics can make a difference in their lives. They are also more likely to be Latino, younger, make less money and have lower levels of education.
The Electoral College reaffirmed that Joe Biden is president-elect, but the current president continues to not accept it, threatening to undermine Biden's legitimacy.
Joe Biden has promised to reverse the Trump administration's most restrictive immigration policies. But he did not include immigration as one of his four core priorities.
The money came "pouring in" while the president argued the election had been stolen from him. His campaign, the Republican Party and affiliated committees raised more than $200 million in a few weeks.
The 2020 U.S. Election brings uncertainty to many during an already uncertain time. Here are five ways to deal with the increased stress.
The election between Trump and Biden is still not settled, and it might not be for days.