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The nation's most populous state says it's pivoting fast following a chaotic and inefficient county-based rollout of the vaccine. Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris tells NPR about the do-over.
The airplane manufacturer was already struggling to fix design flaws in the grounded 737 Max when the pandemic all but froze demand for new aircraft.
The bulletin did not cite any specific threat but said that the risk of violence will persist for weeks. It warned that some extremists may be "emboldened" by the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
The union decried leadership's actions as a failure that led directly to the harm of its officers.
They don't yet understand why the coronavirus variant called P.1 has spread so explosively there. Its set of mutations seem especially dangerous. And this week P.1 was confirmed in the U.S.
The U.S. economy is likely to have slowed in the last three months of the year, ending 2020 smaller than it began. But for some companies, business is now back to pre-pandemic levels.
Andre Perry of Brookings says discrimination against communities of color also involves lenders, zoning laws and other issues in which the Department of Housing and Urban Development is less involved.
The astronauts will spend around eight days in orbit in what would be a new step for joint private-public space missions.
The move is one of his more controversial campaign promises, and industry groups say they will sue. But it won't have much immediate impact on driving down climate-warming emissions.
Eighty percent of the mayors who responded say they believe their police budgets last year were "about right."
About a third of the country's students haven't had a single day in a classroom since March 2020. Coming back now — with the virus still spreading and teachers pushing back — hasn't been easy.
The Trump-era immigration policy resulted in thousands of family separations at the U.S-Mexico border.
After a tough 2020, the U.S. hotel industry is bracing for a difficult first half this year, followed by improved leisure travel in the second half.
The great Alan Tudyk gets a role he can sink his sharp pointy alien teeth into on a darkly funny series boasting an ensemble cast of characters with surprisingly nuanced interpersonal histories.
The Maryland Democrat, whose 25-year-old son killed himself just days before the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, says the upcoming trial is "a solemn and awesome responsibility."
Despite disagreements on many issues, the president and the Russian leader agreed to extend the only remaining U.S.-Russia nuclear arms control deal.
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When Kamala Harris assumed the vice presidency and became the first Black person, South Asian person and woman to hold the office, she wore a string of pearls to mark the occasion.
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Peter Chin-Hong from UCSF.
A David and Goliath saga is unfolding in financial markets over the stock price of struggling retail chain GameStop. On Wednesday, Goliath walked away from the battle. Two Goliaths, actually.
In a Jan. 19 report, California’s Legislative Analyst’s Office estimates the state’s renters owe $400 million in unpaid rent because of financial hardship tied to the pandemic, down from initial estimates, which were as high as $1.7 billion.
The fantasy role-playing game Dungeons and Dragons has editions that date back to the 1970s. While the game is made up of mythical characters and spells that can be cast, its depiction of race and gender are anything but a fantasy.