Despite Rising Coronavirus Case, Trump’s Focus Is Elsewhere : NPR

President Donald Trump, had little to say about the coronavirus, during remarks Friday at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, near Keystone, S.D. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP President Donald Trump, had little to say about the coronavirus, during remarks Friday at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, near Keystone, S.D. Alex Brandon/AP President Trump, in […]

Tom Ridge, Ex-DHS Sec, Laments ‘Sad’ Trump Fears About Voting By Mail : NPR

Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge lamented President Trump’s denigration of voting by mail because Ridge says it may wind up hurting Republicans. Haraz N. Ghanbari/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption toggle caption Haraz N. Ghanbari/ASSOCIATED PRESS Former Pennsylvania Gov. and Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge lamented President Trump’s denigration of voting by mail […]

Armed Neighborhood Groups Form In The Absence Of Police Protection : NPR

Volunteers with a group called Security Latinos De La Lake secure a business as they work to protect homes and businesses during continued demonstrations against the death of George Floyd, an African-American man, by a former Minneapolis police officer. Jim Urquhart for NPR hide caption toggle caption Jim Urquhart for NPR Volunteers with a group […]

Actor Ken Osmond, Eddie Haskell Of ‘Leave It To Beaver,’ Dies At 76 : NPR

Ken Osmond, here in 2013, became an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department after his acting career ended. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP hide caption toggle caption Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Ken Osmond, here in 2013, became an officer with the Los Angeles Police Department after his acting career ended. Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Ken Osmond was a character actor known, […]

Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR

President Trump speaks at the White House Friday. He is replacing an official who issued a report that found testing delays and equipment shortages at hospitals. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images President Trump speaks at the White House Friday. He is replacing an official who issued […]

Voting Rights Lawsuits Multiply Amid Coronavirus Pandemic : NPR

A voter in line in Milwaukee during this month’s Wisconsin election. Voting took place after multiple lawsuits to change absentee ballot deadlines, a possible preview of legal battles to come in 2020. Morry Gash/AP hide caption toggle caption Morry Gash/AP A voter in line in Milwaukee during this month’s Wisconsin election. Voting took place after […]

Jazz Patriarch Ellis Marsalis Is Dead At The Age Of 85 : NPR

Ellis Marsalis performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival. Tyler Kaufman/FilmMagic hide caption toggle caption Tyler Kaufman/FilmMagic Ellis Marsalis performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival. Tyler Kaufman/FilmMagic Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, educator, and patriarch of the Marsalis family, has died at the age of 85. His […]

Joe Biden Wins South Carolina Democratic Primary, AP Projects : NPR

The crucial win has the potential to resurrect Joe Biden’s campaign after a series of poor finishes in the other early states. Sean Rayford/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Sean Rayford/Getty Images The crucial win has the potential to resurrect Joe Biden’s campaign after a series of poor finishes in the other early states. Sean […]

U.S. Prosecutors Hit Huawei With New Federal Charges : NPR

The Chinese technology firm Huawei is facing a raft of U.S. federal charges, including racketeering conspiracy. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption toggle caption Mark Schiefelbein/AP The Chinese technology firm Huawei is facing a raft of U.S. federal charges, including racketeering conspiracy. Mark Schiefelbein/AP Federal prosecutors have added new charges against Chinese telecom giant Huawei, its U.S. […]

NPR Donations Surge After Mike Pompeo’s Ugly Confrontation With Reporter

Donations to National Public Radio jumped after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yelled at a reporter for daring to ask him about Ukraine. “Donations are up!” NPR spokeswoman Isabel Lara emailed Washington Post columnist Eric Wemple. Several messages with the recent contributions express support for “All Things Considered” co-host Mary Louise Kelly.  Pompeo last week […]