NPR's Steve Inskeep speaks to Jaime Harrison, the new national chair of the DNC.
Drugs for COVID-19 are sorted into three basic categories: They work, they don't work, or there simply isn't enough information to know. A generic steroid is one medicine that proved helpful.
In 10th grade, Ngoc Nguyen dropped out of school in Vietnam to support her family. After earning a GED in the U.S., she told her teacher how much she appreciates the energy he gave to his students.
People on social media lifted a photo of Sanders and his mittens out of the inauguration, and put him on a ski lift, atop the throne from Game of Thrones and sitting on an unfinished skyscraper.
Suicide bombings have been rare in the Iraqi capital since the country's military pushed out the Islamic State in 2017. The last such attack occurred three years ago.
Daily numbers of new cases are finally starting to wane, and hospitalizations are down slightly. But health care systems are still overburdened and another resurgence remains a threat.
Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick served seven years in prison for corruption. With 20 years left on his sentence, he received a commutation from President Trump.
The group of women who've met for 25 years watched the event with tears and cheers. Some are, like Kamala Harris, graduates of Howard University and/or members of Harris' Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.
At 22 years old, the Los Angeles native will become the youngest poet in recent memory to deliver a poem at a presidential inauguration.
For 100 straight days, Jason Zgonc played his trumpet outside Emory Decatur Hospital near Atlanta to cheer up exhausted health care workers, who were caring for COVID-19 patients.
Since the first case, 400,000 people in the U.S. have died. NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Celine Gounder, a member of Biden's COVID-19 task force, about the administration's pandemic priorities.
NPR's Noel King speaks to Todd Beckley, a funeral director in Los Angeles County, where COVID-19 deaths have overwhelmed mortuaries.
Joe Biden will be sworn in as the nation's 46th president. President Trump will not participate in the inauguration. Scientists worry a variant of COVID-19 is contributing to California's surge.
For so many people, Vice President-elect Harris' inauguration is a momentous occasion. But it is also a moment that has been stripped of much of the traditional pomp and circumstance.
NPR's Noel King talks to Tyler Stovall about his book: White Freedom: The Racial History of an Idea. It traces the complex relationship between freedom and race starting in the eighteenth century.