March 6, 2021 A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 2 million globally.
March 6, 2021 View NPR's maps and graphics to see where COVID-19 is hitting hardest in the U.S., which state outbreaks are growing and which are leveling off.
Crowds outside steps of U.S. Capitol for President Theodore Roosevelt Inauguration.
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January 20, 2021 Large crowds and parades have become hallmarks of presidential inaugurations but will be absent this year because of the pandemic and security concerns. Here's a look back at earlier events.
November 13, 2020 In the four suburban counties that ring Philadelphia, Joe Biden topped President Trump by more than 280,000 votes.
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November 5, 2020 After notching narrow victories in Michigan and Wisconsin on Wednesday, Joe Biden holds a lead in the march to 270. All eyes are on four key states: Georgia, Pennsylvania, Nevada and North Carolina.
November 4, 2020 Millions of outstanding votes have yet to be tallied, including in the key states of Georgia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
September 23, 2020 With more complete racial data for COVID-19 available, the trends are impossible to ignore: Minorities are getting sick and dying at disproportionate rates. Here's a state-by-state analysis.
September 23, 2020 The effort, still in its early stages, hopes to track infections and determine the effectiveness of safety measures.
May 30, 2020 NPR's analysis shows just how stark the impact has been on African-Americans and Latinos. Experts say the pandemic will go on — for everyone — unless we direct resources where they're most needed.
CDC advisories as of March 12.
February 29, 2020 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued warnings because of the outbreak. Our map highlights the areas of concern.
Ron Peters gives a tour of the rivers and waterways that run through Ellicott City. Peters installed security cameras around Ellicott City after the 2016 flood to learn more about how flooding in Ellicott City happens.
November 7, 2019 When a flash flood ripped through Old Ellicott City in Maryland, residents thought it was a freak accident. Instead, it was a hint about the future. And adapting to that future has been painful.
September 17, 2019 Social media networks banned hundreds of thousands of accounts last month. In NPR's assessment of the data, telling details begin to depict large disinformation campaigns.