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Bernard Cohen, Lawyer Who Argued Loving V. Virginia Case, Dies At 86 : NPR

Bernard Cohen in a 1970s campaign poster when he ran for the Virginia House of Delegates. As a lawyer he successfully argued the Supreme Court case that established the legality of interracial marriage. He died this week at age 86. Cohen family hide caption toggle caption Cohen family Bernard Cohen in a 1970s campaign poster […]

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Supreme Court Nomination : NPR

Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court, is meeting with senators this week ahead of her confirmation hearing, which is set to start on Oct. 12. Anna Moneymaker/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Anna Moneymaker/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee for Supreme Court, is meeting […]

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Lawmakers Troubled By Postal Service Delays As Election Looms : NPR

Erica Koesler of Los Angeles demonstrates outside a USPS post office as a postal worker walks by in the background on Saturday. The USPS has warned states coast to coast that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail for the November election will arrive in time to be counted, even if mailed by state […]

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Judge Releases Trove Of Sealed Records Related To Case Against Ghislaine Maxwell : NPR

A 1991 photo of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend who now faces multiple counts of sex trafficking. Jim James/AP hide caption toggle caption Jim James/AP A 1991 photo of British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend who now faces multiple counts of sex trafficking. Jim James/AP A federal judge has unsealed […]

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In-Person Class For Young Kids A Priority : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR

A new National Academy of Sciences report recommends schools offer in-person learning for K-5 students and students with disabilities. Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop hide caption toggle caption Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop A new National Academy of Sciences report recommends schools offer in-person learning for K-5 students and students with disabilities. Malte Mueller/Getty Images/fStop This fall, public school […]

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Calls For Reform Put Minneapolis Police Union Leader In Hot Seat : NPR

Protesters in Minneapolis called for the removal of police union leader Bob Kroll on Friday. David Schaper/NPR hide caption toggle caption David Schaper/NPR Protesters in Minneapolis called for the removal of police union leader Bob Kroll on Friday. David Schaper/NPR City councils and state legislatures around the country are considering dramatic changes to policing, but […]

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Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR

Barber shops and other businesses will remain closed in Chicago while many stores elsewhere in Illinois reopen on Friday. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption toggle caption Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Barber shops and other businesses will remain closed in Chicago while many stores elsewhere in Illinois reopen on Friday. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP Illinois is joining many […]

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In Settlement, Facebook To Pay $52 Million To Content Moderators With PTSD : NPR

Facebook will pay $52 million to thousands of contract workers who viewed and removed graphic and disturbing posts on the social media platform, lawyers for the company said in a new legal filing. Ben Margot/AP hide caption toggle caption Ben Margot/AP Facebook will pay $52 million to thousands of contract workers who viewed and removed […]

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Couple Ask Doctor To Write Boy Or Girl Inside An Envelope : NPR

Until a few weeks ago, Will Thompson was running audiovisual services for big tech industry conferences. Courtesy of Will Thompson hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Will Thompson Will Thompson and his wife Annie are expecting their first child this fall. But because of restrictions at local hospitals, Thompson has not been able to accompany […]

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Storm Shelters Still A Safe Bet During Storms, Officials Say : NPR

A screen grab from the NOAA web site shows where tornadoes could hit on Sunday. Most Shelters in Alabama and Mississippi will remain open despite concerns over the coronavirus. NOAA hide caption toggle caption NOAA A screen grab from the NOAA web site shows where tornadoes could hit on Sunday. Most Shelters in Alabama and […]

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