Members of the black student protest group Concerned Student 1950 raise their arms during a rally at Mizzou. Protests like this are making high schoolers look twice at where they want to study and the culture of racism on campus. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

toggle caption Jeff Roberson/AP

The Mayflower, the ship in which the Pilgrims crossed the Atlantic to the New World in 1620. Three Lions/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Three Lions/Getty Images

It actually costs more than a penny to make a penny. Jun Tsuboike/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Jun Tsuboike/NPR

Rick and Letha Heitman, of Centennial, Colo., bought their health plan in 2015 through Colorado HealthOP, an insurance cooperative that will close at the end of the year. HealthOp's CEO says the co-op was "blindsided" when some promised federal subsidies failed to materialize. John Daley/CPR News hide caption

toggle caption John Daley/CPR News

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor