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3 min

Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential Campaign

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is ending his presidential bid, leaving former Vice President Joe Biden victorious in the Democratic primary.
2 min

Despite Coronavirus Worries, Poll Workers Greet Voters In Wisconsin

Katherine Wilson says many voters at her polling place requested absentee ballots that never came. National guardsmen made voters stand at a proper distance and poll workers got some protective gear.
4 min

Hydroxychloroquine Is Being Studied As A Way To Treat Coronavirus

NPR's Noel King talks to medicinal chemist Katherine Seley-Radtke about hydroxychloroquine, a malaria and arthritis drug touted by the president as a COVID-19 remedy with limited clinical evidence.
3 min

How Is The Coronavirus Affecting Black Americans?

Numbers emerging from a few cities and states suggest higher death rates for African-Americans from COVID-19. The findings also reveal deeper disparities.

After Nearly 40 Years And A Song, Stevie Nicks Hears Dove's Call

Stevie Nicks wrote these words in the song "Edge of Seventeen": Just like the white winged dove, sings a song sounds like she's singing. Nicks had never heard a dove's call until a few days ago.

Pulley System Expands On Contactless Pizza Delivery

A TikTok video shows a way to retrieve a pizza from the delivery person. Using a pulley system, a box was lowered out of a second-story window. It was then hoisted back up, pizza inside.
2 min

Pandemic Overwhelms New York City's System For Handling Its Dead

With the COVID-19 death toll rising, officials in New York City are considering creating a temporary cemetery on city property.
4 min

Britain's Foreign Secretary Is De Facto Leader While Johnson Is Hospitalized

NPR's Noel King talks to Katy Balls, deputy political editor of the British magazine The Spectator, about the U.K.'s leadership structure amid Prime Minister Johnson's hospitalization for COVID-19.