NPR's Scott Simon shares the story of Lucio Arreola, a father of three who's recovering from a heart transplant and whose family recorded a song for him using his own heartbeat.
Special education services were severely disrupted when schools closed in spring 2020. In many places, they have yet to fully resume. Now, families are demanding schools take action.
Colette Baptiste-Mombo and her family moved to an all-white suburb at the height of the civil rights era. She shares how racist attacks changed her life, and how she deals with generational trauma.
In his debut The Natural Mother of the Child, Krys Malcolm Belc credits the pregnancy and birth of his son with helping him decide to transition.
"Loving Day" celebrates the historic ruling in Loving v. Virginia, which declared unconstitutional a Virginia law prohibiting mixed-race marriage — and legalized interracial marriage in every state.
Many tools and strategies learned in the fight against COVID-19 can also work to stop the spread of routine respiratory viruses kids routinely pick up and pass around.
Fake news is rampant, and seniors are especially vulnerable.
César Magaña Linares is a temporary protected status, or TPS, holder from El Salvador. As an activist and law student, he's redefining what it means to be an immigrant, beyond the headlines.
India is trying to track — and help — the hundreds of children orphaned by the pandemic. Are the government efforts enough to protect them?
Congress approved $47 billion to help struggling renters avoid eviction. But that money still isn't reaching many who need it. And an eviction moratorium from the CDC expires at the end of the month.
The rise in support stems largely from a majority of Republicans, who for the first time back same-sex marriage at 55%, according to Gallup.
At least 50 infants died in the Rock 'n Play inclined sleeper over a decade before Fisher-Price recalled it in 2019. Company officials said they believed the product was safe when used correctly.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have chosen a name that pays tribute to their newborn daughter's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II, and her late grandmother, the Princess of Wales.
The winning images in the All About Photos contest answer the question: What's in "Your Mind's Eye"? And also: What can you carry on your head?
With the school year about to end, NPR's Scott Simon ponders how quickly children grow up and become their own persons.