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In the past year, times have been hard. We’ve all devoted a lot of our energy to staying safe and meeting basic needs. The abnormal has become normal as we are forced to adjust to the constant change of regulations and safety recommendations. But with all of our added stressors we had to find a way to let off some steam. Many people discovered new …
President Biden wants to make a massive investment in infrastructure, and not just in roads and bridges. His administration is proposing big investments in "care infrastructure" — investments designed to help women succeed in the workforce. Three women leading the administration's effort speak to NPR: Janelle Jones, the chief economist at the Depar…
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In a new memoir, the former Republican House Speaker says that even Ronald Reagan couldn't get elected in today's GOP. He decries obstructionist tactics used by Republicans, while acknowledging his role in pioneering them. This episode: White House correspondent Scott Detrow, congressional correspondent Susan Davis, and national political correspon…
A new study says sexual assault and harassment in the U.S. military is causing troops to leave prematurely, hurting readiness. The report shows how costs of sex crimes extend beyond the victims hurt.Di NPR
Enjoy an intimate live performance of songs from Gray's latest album, Skellig.Di Raina Douris
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine trials at Cincinnati Children's Hospital show similar vaccine efficacy in kids and adults. Children vaccinated during the trial have not become infected. Late last month, the medical center began inoculating children ages 5 to 11 years old with the vaccine as part of a dose-finding trial. Currently, eight kids from 5 to 11 a…
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On today's program: State lawmakers are considering candidates for the commission in charge of drawing new political district lines, a process that has previously been secretive; a lawyer representing 33 plaintiffs in a suit against the U.S. Department of Education explains why higher education institutions that accept federal funds shouldn’t be al…
Here's a roundup of regional headlines from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Racial Justice Police Group Condemns St. Louis County Police Chief University Of Missouri Band Picked For 2022 Macy's Parade Columbia Police, MU School Of Law To Host Community Forum About Chauvin Trial Gerbes To Begin Administering COVID-19 Vaccines At Two Columbia Locations…
Forty percent of the western United States is experiencing extreme drought conditions, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Some parts are even in a climate change-driven “ megadrought .”Di Rachel Cohen
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WGLT's The Leadoff is everything you need to know to start your day for Monday, April 12. You'll hear about a concerning increase in coronavirus cases among children in McLean County.Di Samantha Hill
Those who hoped workers at an Amazon warehouse in Alabama would vote to unionize are trying to figure out where to go from here, now that workers rejected a union drive.Di Stephan Bisaha
In the marshes of southern Iraq, water buffalos provide a livelihood for people outside the reach of many of the country's problems. There are new efforts intended to boost local agriculture.Di NPR
Boehner was the Republican speaker of the House during much of the Obama presidency. His new memoir recounts his time leading House Republicans — even if that meant doing things he personally opposed.Di NPR
Amid unrest at local jails, surging gun violence and a pandemic that has disproportionately hurt people of color, Tishaura Jones says: "We are done avoiding race and how it holds this region back."Di NPR
"To Asian women, not for—there's no speaking for us, splendidly vast and manifold as our people are." So writes Korean-American novelist R.O. Kwon in an essay in Vanity Fair. The essay explores the reasons that R.O. was unable to talk openly with her own mother about rising anti-Asian rhetoric and violence in the past year, and how she finally brok…
NPR's Scott Simon remembers comedy writer Anne Beatts, who died this week at the age of 74. She worked in male-dominated writers' rooms at Saturday Night Live and National Lampoon magazine.Di NPR
Regional headlines from the KBIA Newsroom, including: Ameren Seeks Utility Rate Increases To Raise $309 million A Year Missouri Opens Up COVID-19 Vaccines To All 16 And Older Kansas City To Temporarily House Homeless People In Hotels Reform-Minded Leaders Now At The Helm In St. LouisDi Jack Kosowski
As lawmakers and security officials brainstorm security reforms for the U.S. Capitol complex, investigators have yet to disclose any evidence that extremist groups came to DC on January 6th specifically intending to raid the building. And President Biden's steady rollout of sweeping policy proposals has drawn plaudits, and surprise, from Democratic…
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with environmental policy expert Dr. Leah Stokes of University of California, Santa Barbara, about how President Biden's infrastructure plan addresses climate change.Di NPR
Americans are deeply divided on the idea of "vaccine passports," but it's not clearly a red-blue divide. A range of voices across the political spectrum are both for and against.Di NPR
Youths from the loyalist community in Northern Ireland continue violent protests against the UK government's Brexit policy, which they fear will lead to unity with the Irish RepublicDi NPR