The House select committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol meets on Oct. 19 to hold Steve Bannon, one of former President Donald Trump's allies, in contempt for defying a subpoena.
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November 6, 2021 The committee investigating the attack on the Capitol has sent out dozens of subpoenas to get information and compel people with knowledge about the events of the day to tell them what they know.
October 29, 2021 How hot will the planet get? What nations negotiate at the international climate summit will help determine that. Here are 4 things to know about what's being decided.
October 2, 2021 Getting interrupted at work and having ideas stolen happens a lot to women, people of color and marginalized workers. Here are four ways to stop it from happening and make sure you're being heard.
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August 13, 2021 Growing numbers of people in the U.S. are reporting on census forms that they identify with more than one racial group. But they're often hidden in breakdowns of the country's demographics.
August 10, 2021 There's a history of wildfire across America, a threat made worse by the warming climate. And more people are moving to fire-prone areas without realizing the danger.
June 29, 2021 Find your flow through doodling, immerse yourself in soothing nature sounds, discover your poetic side. Explore these and more mood-boosting experiences with NPR's Joy Generator.
May 25, 2021 For years, the myth about Asian Americans and their perceived collective success has been used as a racial wedge. Here's a look at some common misconceptions driven by the "model minority" myth.
May 20, 2021 What would you do if you saw someone being harassed on the bus, or attacked in broad daylight? Most of us would like to think we know how we'd respond — but intervening in dangerous situations is easier said than done. Here's how to step in.
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Some states have gained or lost Electoral College votes because of changes in population numbers recorded by the 2020 census.
April 26, 2021 Based on population shifts recorded by the 2020 census, Texas, Florida and North Carolina are among the states gaining representation, while California, New York and Pennsylvania are losing influence.
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April 25, 2021 Each week I check the latest deaths from COVID-19 for NPR. After a while, I didn't feel any sorrow at the numbers. I just felt numb. I wanted to understand why — and how to overcome that numbness.
April 12, 2021 How much say your state has in Congress and the Electoral College is determined through a little-known, once-a-decade process based on the census.
December 31, 2020 A little-known process determines your state's representation in Congress and the Electoral College. Trump wants to try to change it by excluding unauthorized immigrants for the first time in history.
December 2, 2020 Joe Biden topped President Trump by nearly 7 million votes, and 74 votes in the Electoral College, but his victory really was stitched together with narrow margins in key states.
November 18, 2020 Remarkably few counties shifted in the 2020 election, which saw sky-high turnout. The president's base voted in big numbers in rural areas, but Biden's gains in the suburbs propelled him to victory.
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.