Live: Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court Confirmation : NPR

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett apologized for using the term “sexual preference” in discussing same-sex marriage rights. Jim Lo Scalzo/AP hide caption toggle caption Jim Lo Scalzo/AP Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett apologized for using the term “sexual preference” in discussing same-sex marriage rights. Jim Lo Scalzo/AP Judge […]

Garment of Shadows : NPR

Chapter One I was in bed. A bed, at any rate. I had been flattened by a steam-roller, trampled under a stampede of bison. Beaten by a determined thug. I ached, head to toe, fingers and skin. Mostly head. My skull throbbed, one hot pulse for every beat of my […]

Live Updates: Protests For Racial Justice : NPR

Kentucky’s Jefferson County Circuit Court has released audio of the grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case. Here, police officers walk by the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections, which sits adjacent to Jefferson Square Park, the epicenter for Black Lives Matter protests over Taylor’s death. Jon Cherry/Getty Images hide […]

What You Need To Know : NPR

President Trump said he approved a deal struck with U.S. companies Oracle and Walmart to keep TikTok alive, but the agreement does not accomplish what the president sought to achieve. SOPA Images/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption toggle caption SOPA Images/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett President Trump said he approved a […]

Trump Agrees To Oracle-Walmart Deal : NPR

President Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in July. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images President Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn […]

Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has said the Fed is ready to support the economy as a recovery falters. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has said the Fed is ready to support the economy as a […]

There’s Plenty Of Blame To Go Around : NPR

Cal Fire Battalion Chief Craig Newell carries hose while battling the North Complex Fire in Plumas National Forest, Calif., on Monday. Noah Berger/AP hide caption toggle caption Noah Berger/AP Cal Fire Battalion Chief Craig Newell carries hose while battling the North Complex Fire in Plumas National Forest, Calif., on Monday. […]

Advertising & Race : Planet Money : NPR

Find all episodes of Planet Money Summer School here. Advertising is a bit of an anomaly in economics. It doesn’t make a product better. It doesn’t make workers more productive. If anything, advertising just makes products more expensive. So why does it work so well? It comes down to solving […]