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12h21 25  février
How Is The COVID-19 Vaccination Campaign Going In Your State?
Pien Huang
The U.S. is engaged in a massive effort to vaccinate the bulk of its population against COVID-19. But some states are working faster than others. See how yours is faring.
Teaching Students A New Black History
Anya Kamenetz
An innovative education startup is offering culturally responsive learning to Black students across the country.
Transgender Military Recruits Wait For Policy Changes To Be Formalized
Carson Frame
Drew Garza welcomed the Biden White House lifting a ban on transgender recruits. But Garza and other would-be transgender recruits are waiting for the formal requirements and rules for their service.
Texas Lawmakers To Hold 1st Hearing Into Devastating Blackouts
Mose Buchele
The massive failure of the Texas energy system has spurred a blame game and fresh calls for reform. Texas lawmakers are debating what went wrong, and how to keep it from happening again.
Watchdog Faults FAA For ’Significant Misunderstanding’ Of Flight System
Jaclyn Diaz
The inspector general for the Transportation Department says U.S. regulators must address oversight failures that led to two deadly Boeing 737 Max crashes in 2018 and 2019.
Biden Reopens Gateway For Green Cards, Work Visas Reversing Trump COVID-19 Freeze
Vanessa Romo
The change means the wait is over for hundreds of thousands of job-seeking foreigners and those pursuing permanent residency in the U.S., to apply for the coveted immigration documents.
CDC Launches Web Tool To Help Americans Find COVID-19 Vaccines
Selena Simmons-Duffin
The process of trying to get vaccinated can be confusing. A new platform from the federal government and private sector partners makes it easier to find a provider where you live.
Tiger Woods Will Not Face Charges In Rollover Crash, Is Recovering After Surgery
Vanessa Romo
This is purely an accident, the Los Angeles County sheriff said, adding there’s no evidence Woods was intoxicated. The golfer is awake and responsive after a long surgical procedure.
23h00 24  février
South Dakota AG Faces Impeachment, Calls To Resign Over New Evidence In Fatal Crash
Rachel Treisman
Interrogation videos released Tuesday raise questions about Jason Ravnsborg’s conduct in the Sept. 12 car crash, with investigators saying at one point that the victim’s glasses were found in his car.
In Tribal Constitution Change, The Cherokee Nation Addresses A History Of Enslavement
Graham Lee Brewer
The Cherokee Nation Supreme Court ruled the nation must remove by blood from its tribal constitution in response to a U.S. government decision to include descendants of those enslaved by the tribe.
SCOTUS Hears Case On Whether Police Can Enter Homes For Misdemeanors Without Warrants
Nina Totenberg
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case involving an officer who pursued a misdemeanor suspect into his home without a warrant. Civil liberties groups say the case could expand police powers.
Republican Sen. Rick Scott On Why He Opposes Biden’s COVID-19 Relief Package
Sally Herships
NPR’s Mary Louise Kelly talks with Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., about his role as chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee and his opposition to President Biden’s COVID-19 relief package.
The Pandemic Has Made An Unlikely Star Out Of A Brooklyn Librarian
Dominic Anthony Walsh
The pandemic has yielded a silver lining for the Brooklyn Public Library. Bilingual librarian Tenzin Kalsang’s Tibetan story time has been drawing audiences in the thousands.
Thousands In Texas Still Don’t Have Power As Lawmakers Investigate ERCOT
Tim Mak
As more Texans get their water restored, fallout from the mass blackout continues. There have been resignations from the body that oversees the grid, and lawmakers open their investigation tomorrow.
One Medical Faces Accusations Of Giving COVID-19 Vaccines To Ineligible People
The concierge healthcare provider One Medical has been allowing ineligible people to receive COVID-19 vaccines, according to documents leaked to NPR. The company denies this claim.