President Biden is going to pardon people convicted for simple marijuana possession under federal law or D.C. statute — and will review whether pot should still be classified as a Schedule 1 drug.
KPCC's podcast Snooze explores the things in life we all put off. For host Megan Tan, it was confronting the reality of caring for an aging parent.
NPR's Juana Summers talks with Bloomberg correspondent Michael Bologna about the increasing number of fans catching record-breaking baseballs and the taxes that come with catching a piece of history.
Daniel Prude's family reached a $12 million settlement with Rochester, N.Y. Prude is a Black man who died after police restrained him with handcuffs and put a "spit hood" over his head.
French writer Annie Ernaux is the newest Nobel laureate in literature. She is widely admired in France and among those who love French feminist literature.
The recent change to abortion laws means providers will have far fewer opportunities to learn the procedure. It's created a crisis for the training of OB-GYNs.
The Biden administration is increasing its efforts to fight scams that take advantage of borrowers applying for its expansive student loan forgiveness plan.
NPR's Juana Summers talks with Virginia Sole-Smith, author of The Eating Instinct, about how to encourage Americans to eat healthier without creating stigma about body size and weight.
The FDA is updating the definition of healthy and designing new labels. The agency says this will help empower people to make better decisions. But not all nutrition experts are convinced.
California is going to take 9% less water from the Colorado River at the request of the federal government, to keep Lake Mead from falling below the level necessary to generate hydropower.
This year has seen a record number of anti-LGBTQ laws enacted, many targeting transgender youth. But courts have blocked a number of those laws from going into effect.