News: U.S. and World News HeadlinesNPR news, audio, and podcasts. Coverage of breaking stories, national and world news, politics, business, science, technology, and extended coverage of major national and world events.
Subway riders mask up this month in New York City. Wearing masks in all kinds of indoor settings may be the safest way to slow the spread of the delta variant, many health experts say.
Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images
Trump supporters breach security and storm inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6. The woman in blue with her fist raised was later identified as Suzanne Ianni.
Roberto Schmidt/AFP via Getty Images
Simone Biles (center) cheers the performance of teammate Grace McCallum after she withdrew from the artistic gymnastics women's final at the Summer Olympics on Tuesday in Tokyo.
Tanzania is now endorsing COVID-19 vaccines. But for many months, its leaders said that vapors could prevent the disease. Above: A man inhales at a booth installed by an herbalist in Dar es Salaam.
Ericky Boniphace/AFP via Getty Images
Aurora, Colo., police officer John Haubert was arrested after he allegedly beat a man with his pistol, choked him and threatened to kill him while attempting an arrest.
Aurora Police Department via AP
Hidilyn Diaz of the Philippines lifts weights during a training session on May 21 in the Malaysian city of Malacca. She had been stuck in Malaysia because of the pandemic.
Mohd Rasfan/AFP via Getty Images