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Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, called a post-presidency Senate trial for Trump "vindictive."
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 18:39

Prominent Republicans continued to criticize the idea of trying an out-of-office president, while some Democrats worried about hampering President Biden's agenda.

Joe and Jill Biden attend Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday morning before his inauguration.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 15:53

President Biden is only the nation's second Catholic president, but his position on abortion rights is at odds with the church.

Dr. Anthony Fauci laughs while speaking at a White House briefing on Thursday. Fauci, President Biden's chief medical adviser on COVID-19, says he rejoiced when the new president declared that "science and truth" would guide the nation's policies toward the pandemic.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 13:54

Dr. Anthony Fauci, now President Biden's chief medical adviser on COVID-19, says he rejoiced when the new president said that "science and truth" would guide the nation's policies toward the pandemic.

A patron, who did not want to give his name, uses the lottery ticket vending kiosk at a Smoker Friendly store to purchase tickets for the Mega Millions lottery drawing Friday in Cranberry Township, Pa.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 12:48

It's the third-largest lotto jackpot in U.S. history. The odds of winning the top prize were 1 in 302.5 million.

People clash with police Saturday during a protest in St. Petersburg, Russia, against the jailing of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 11:38

Russian authorities warned of mass arrests as demonstrators marched in open defiance of the Kremlin and called on President Vladimir Putin to free the jailed opposition leader.

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 07:46

The nation's longest serving state house speaker in modern history, Democrat Michael Madigan from Illinois, stepped down from the speakership. He was driven from power by a federal corruption probe.

Chantelly Manzanares grades her daughter Rosabella's spelling test.  Because her mother is deaf, Rosabella sometimes uses American Sign Language to interpret what's happening in her classes on Zoom.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 07:46

Parents with disabilities often face extra issues with remote learning. A deaf mom whose first language is American Sign Language is navigating the challenge of monitoring her hearing child's work.

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 07:46

New York City is trying to build trust for coronavirus vaccines by doing pop-up food banks and flu vaccine clinics at churches and community centers in minority neighborhoods.

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 07:46

The Biden Administration is taking a far more aggressive, nationally coordinated approach to the pandemic. We hear more about how it plans to support vaccination efforts.

Sat, 01/23/2021 - 07:46

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Houston Police Department's Chief Art Acevedo about what can be done to root out extremism from law enforcement agencies.

President Biden speaks on his administration's response to the economic crisis in the State Dining Room of the White House on Friday.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 07:46

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the life and career of the nation's newest, and oldest, president.

The ever-curious Larry King adopted a philosophy of letting his guests be the star of the show and letting them teach him a thing or two.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 07:46

With his trademark suspenders and Brooklyn-accented baritone, King spoke with world leaders, celebrities, authors, scientists, athletes — everyone.

A computer screen in Seoul shows images of Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Donald Trump in 2019.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 07:01

Critics say by publicly releasing the document, the Trump administration was trying to bind the Biden administration while confirming China's worst fears about U.S. intentions.

A woman walks in a park along Yangtze River in Wuhan on Jan. 19, 2021. Residents of the city of 11 million, which was the first epicenter of COVID-19, have conflicting emotions as they reckon with the aftermath of the virus and their 76-day lockdown.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 06:25

Jan. 23 marks the one-year anniversary of the strict lockdown imposed on the first epicenter of COVID-19. Here's what residents have to say about their experience.

A sign warns against the Covid-19 virus near the Navajo town of Tuba City, Arizona. As the virus rages across the U.S., mitigation measures continue to be critical to save lives.
Sat, 01/23/2021 - 06:01

With the virus still raging in the U.S., public health experts say we can't afford to just wait around for the vaccine. They share advice for what communities can do now to slow the death toll.


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