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.
November 4, 2020 Millions of outstanding votes have yet to be tallied, including in the key states of Georgia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
October 10, 2020 Pleats, filters, fabric. With so many available features and types, we break down which common face coverings are more effective and the right way to wear and handle them.
An empty terminal at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The normally bustling check-in at the United Airlines terminal was eerily quiet on April 24.
May 23, 2020 The airlines have lost billions of dollars in revenue with virtually no demand during the coronavirus pandemic. Now they are seeing more bookings despite concern from passengers.
April 20, 2020 Experts say the coronavirus outbreak may be the biggest source of Internet misinformation ever. Fake cures, unscientific tips, and conspiracy theories about COVID-19 are flooding the Internet — but there are ways to sniff out misinformation.
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March 16, 2020 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.
November 6, 2019 New survey data show an estimated 5 million teens use e-cigarettes and nearly 1 million use them daily. Here's more on their favorite brands and flavors.