Transgender teachers around the country say they're getting more organized, and more active in results from an NPR Ed survey. In New York City, a group of trans teachers meet regularly to talk about homework, lesson plans and how their identity shapes and influences the lives of their students.
President Trump held a roundtable at the White House Thursday to discuss violent video games and how they relate to school shootings. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Douglas Gentile, psychology professor at Iowa State University, about what research tells us about video games and violence in children.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with St. Louis Post-Dispatch columnist Aisha Sultan about the new Barbie dolls Mattel made to mark International Women's Day. The special series celebrates famous women including NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson and artist Frida Kahlo.
Mike Schultz lost his leg in a snowmobile race accident in 2008. Since then, he created a successful business making prosthetic legs and learned to snowboard so well that he's about to compete in the 2018 Winter Paralympics.
President Trump has long believed other countries were taking advantage of the U.S. when it comes to trade. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Tim O'Brien, executive editor of Bloomberg View and author of Trump Nation, about the roots of Trump's views on trade.
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with John Bozzella, President and CEO of the Association of Global Automakers about how his industry is reacting to President Trump's formal announcement on Wednesday that imposes tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
The Senate is working on a rare bipartisan banking bill that would scale back parts of the Dodd-Frank regulations for smaller banks. But the bill has exposed divisions among Democrats over protecting former President Obama's legacy.
When an American rubber band company found itself losing out to foreign competition, it went in search of protection from the U.S. government. Its experience serves as a study in how a tariff comes to be.
Four days after a former Russian spy was poisoned by a nerve agent in the U.K., British authorities have yet to publicly accuse anyone of the attack. Yet speculation swirls about Russian involvement, and, as Luke Harding of The Guardian says, the poisoning looks very similar to previous Russian assassination attempts.
Europeans seem to be running later than usual recently, it's not their fault — it's the clocks.An electric grid linking 25 European countries, has experienced a shortage of power supply since mid-January. This power supply shortage has caused all the non-quartz electric clocks in Europe to slow down by almost six minutes over the past month and a half.
In a hotly contested move, President Trump formally ordered tariffs on steel and aluminum imports Thursday. Before the signing, several workers from the industry spoke, including Scott Sauritch, a steelworker union leader in West Mifflin, Pa.
South Korean officials visiting the White House Thursday said they were passing along an invitation for President Trump from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The message suggested that Trump and Kim should meet to talk about denuclearization.
Former U.S. Ambassador Christopher Hill speaks with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly about the invitation extended from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to President Trump for a meeting to discuss denuclearization. Hill negotiated with North Korea over its nuclear program.
North Korea's leader has asked President Trump to meet him to talk about denuclearization — and Trump has said yes. All of this comes from South Korea's national security chief, who met separately with both leaders.
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Joel Wit, a senior fellow at the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins, who was involved in negotiations with North Korea since the Clinton Administration, and has continued to talk with North Korean officials as recently as last year.