Archive for May 15th, 2021

Rombauer Pulls Surprise Win At Preakness Stakes | | May 15 2021, 6:40 PM

Against long odds, Rombauer won the second leg of the Triple Crown in Baltimore on Saturday at the 146th running of the Preakness Stakes.

After Chauvin Verdict, Black Police Officers Consider What Has Changed | | May 15 2021, 11:40 AM

After the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, Black police officers in America are considering what's changed and what hasn't in the year since George Floyd's death.

When Your Company Is Named Covid, You've Heard All The Jokes | | May 15 2021, 7:20 AM

Covid Inc. in Tempe, Ariz., has been selling audiovisual equipment for decades. CEO Norm Carson says people sometimes come in to the building looking for a COVID-19 test.

Stolen Beehives Devastate French Beekeepers | | May 15 2021, 7:20 AM

French beekeepers say there's been an increase in beehive thefts, often with a large number being taken at once. The likely culprits are other beekeepers, says the French beekeeping union president.

Vaccines In, Masks Off: Does This Mean It's Time To Go Back To The Office? | | May 15 2021, 7:20 AM

The future of work remains uncertain even as more people are vaccinated. NPR wants to know what your work environment has looked like over the past year and what you think about returning to offices.

Complaints Soar As Customers Fight Airlines For Refunds From Pandemic Cancellations

US & World | | May 15 2021, 6:20 AM

Airlines got billions in federal COVID-19 aid over the last year, but consumer advocates and two senators claim they're sitting on nearly $15 billion in refunds owed to customers for canceled travel.

Biden Takes Muted Approach To Violence In Israel And Gaza

Politics | | May 15 2021, 6:00 AM

President Biden has offered few public comments on escalating violence between Israel and Hamas. The White House says it is focused on diplomacy behind the scenes.

China Lands On Mars In Major Advance For Its Apace Ambitions | | May 15 2021, 4:40 AM

China's rover will explore an area of Mars known as Utopia Planitia. An American rover and tiny helicopter are also currently on the planet. They arrived in February.

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