School districts are hiring companies to monitor students online, aiming to flag those struggling with mental health issues and harmful behavior. But it's raising privacy and data collection conc...
With a third COVID-19 vaccine authorized, some worry that there will be a two-tier vaccine rollout — with the apparently most effective going to the powerful, rich and well-connected.
A 15-minute call with J&J executives on a Sunday afternoon stretched into a 75-minute turning point. "We have to take bold action and overwhelm this," a senior official said.
The two met in 2013 while working at a Connecticut restaurant. They recently found out that they have the same birth parents. An error on adoption papers initially made that seem impossible.
Dolly Parton wants people to get vaccinated. To that end, she re-imagined one of her greatest hits. Parton sang an adaptation of "Jolene" in a social media post before getting the Moderna shot.
Biden says U.S. will have enough vaccine for all adults by May. Neera Tanden withdraws her nomination to head the Office of Management and Budget. Gov. Abbott is ending Texas' COVID-19 restrictio...
A family in China's region of Xinjiang left videos, pleading for help as authorities mounted a mass detention campaign. Then they disappeared.
NPR's Noel King talks to reporter Dan Clark of WMHT-TV about New York lawmakers' move to revoke Gov. Cuomo's emergency powers after harassment allegations and his handling of the pandemic.
More than 5 million Venezuelans have fled their country, many of them to neighboring Colombia, whose president is winning praise for his open-door policy toward Venezuelans.
President Biden's nominee to lead the Office of Management and Budget has withdrawn from the proceedings. Key Democratic and Republican senators refused to back Neera Tanden.
In Myanmar, protesters have adopted the song — "Do You Hear The People Sing?" — from the musical Les Misérables, as a rallying cry against the military coup.
Three Afghan female journalists were killed in the eastern part of the country on Tuesday. It's part of an on-going wave of assassinations aimed at journalists and human rights activists.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is lifting all COVID-19 restrictions in his state. That's leading to worries about the virus spreading before most Texas can be vaccinated.
The lies about voting machine company Dominion are having real world impact. One Ohio county stalled a contract to buy voting machines after hearing from constituents riled up by the false claims...
A 73-year-old widow from New Hampshire got stranded in New Zealand when the pandemic hit last year. Where she's living now is handling COVID-19 very differently than the United States.