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When Canada's prime minister opted not to meet President Trump this week, it sent a message about his country's mood: Most of his fellow citizens want to keep the border closed over coronavirus fears. Charlie Kaufman's doorstopper new novel could only have been written by Charlie Kaufman — which may seem vague, but we promise it fits the unapologetic, overstuffed Antkind perfectly.
Jazz at Lincoln Center hide caption. Join us to watch jazz vocalist and songwriter Jazzmeia Horn give her last in-person concert before the pandemic shuttered music venues in March Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, seen here during a White House briefing in March, will participate in a panel discussion Tuesday on how to reopen America's schools safely.
The administration acknowledges the risk of students spreading the contagion to vulnerable populations but emphasizes that school closures disrupt "critical services to children and their families. On this episode of Code Switch , we look at how a law meant to protect Black people from racist violence gave way to a legal doctrine that many people see as the biggest obstacle to police reform.
In a letter to the U. He was met with a barrage of criticism. Seattle Mariners players are gearing up for the start of a shortened regular season. At their home ballpark, summer training is underway this week with strict coronavirus restrictions. Major League Baseball is getting ready to play ball once again. But it all depends on the coronavirus. Teams have begun "summer training" before a shortened season that's supposed to begin on July The sign for J.
The name was changed to Justice High School two years ago. Ralph Northam wrote a letter to school boards across the state saying he wants to change the names that have a "traumatizing impact on students, families, teachers and staff of all backgrounds.
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Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in the Southern states — from Texas to Virginia, from Oklahoma to Florida, Georgia and more — plus D. Rebecca Sibilia, founder of EdBuild, says a Supreme Court case shaped a funding model for public schools that reinforces inequity. She tells All Things Considered about a new model that could help. President Trump, seen earlier this month at an event at the White House, is the subject of a new book by his niece, Mary Trump.
Mary Trump offers a scathing portrait of the president in a book that very nearly was blocked from publication. Now its publisher is bumping up the release date, and excerpts are starting to surface.
Grammarians are up in arms over dictionaries including "irregardless. When photographer Sachi Cunningham started photographing surfers two decades ago, there were very few women in the field. When Cunningham started photographing surfers two decades ago, there were very few women in her field. Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. NPR Shop. Also top stories from business, politics, health, science, technology, music, arts and culture. Subscribe to podcasts and RSS feeds.
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Published March 28, at PM. Published March 27, at PM. Rand Paul is taking heat from critics, including some fellow Republicans, for continuing to come into contact with colleagues and others after getting tested on March Published March 23, at PM.
Andy Beshear is giving Kentuckians exactly what they need right now -- laughter. Indiana officials considering delay of May primary election State Democratic Chairman John Zody said he believed conducting the primary largely by mail was the best option. Published March 19, at PM. Mayor Fischer says his wife has coronavirus Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said Wednesday that his wife has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Published March 18, at PM. Kentucky primary elections postponed from May to June Gov. Published March 16, at PM. Beshear advocates for mental health funding amid coronavirus outbreak Before Gov. Andy Beshear provided an update on the spread of COVID Thursday afternoon, he took some time to show his support for groups backing mental health.
Published March 12, at PM. Matt Bevin implied in a sarcastic tweet Wednesday that people are overreacting to the coronavirus. Published March 11, at PM. Coronavirus: Beshear says senior citizens are most vulnerable At his daily coronavirus briefing Tuesday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear urged anyone 60 years old or older to avoid planning air travel or a cruise. Published March 10, at PM.
Kentucky mom advocates for more waiver slots as son spends years on wait list A Kentucky mom is upset after learning about some changes made to the state budget as it passed out of the House on Friday. Published March 6, at PM. Senator Mitch McConnell defends funding for rural Kentucky schools Senator Mitch McConnell joined in the push to prevent funding from being cut on rural schools. Published March 4, at PM. New site gives convicted felons more accessibility to voting Thanks to an executive order signed in December, , Kentuckians with non-violent criminal records regained their right to vote.
Crash survivor fights to help other Kentuckians with brain injuries Chelsea Hogue was a year-old UofL student whose life changed forever when a drunk driver slammed into her car in Published February 26, at PM.
JCPS superintendent makes case for higher taxes for schools Pollio on Wednesday outlined a variety of changes needed because JCPS has operated the same way since he started in the district as a teacher more than 20 years ago. Beshear continues push to add more social workers A standing-room only crowd of college students joined Beshear at a rally at the State Capitol in Frankfort.
Published February 25, at PM. Senate Bill 8: Beshear to require schools to arm resource officers Kentucky Gov. Published February 22, at AM. Published February 21, at PM. Cancer survivors fight for Kentucky funding Cancer is a disease that many Kentucky families unfortunately know too well. Published February 20, at PM. Kentucky House passes medical marijuana bill The House passed a bill Thursday that would legalize and regulate medical marijuana in Kentucky.
Beshear first Kentucky governor to attend Fairness Rally Supporters of universal rights regardless of sexual or gender orientation gathered in Frankfort on Wednesday. Published February 20, at AM. Published February 19, at PM. Published February 14, at PM. Published February 13, at PM. Published February 12, at PM. Medical marijuana gains momentum in state legislature A near-unanimous committee vote sends the bill to the House where a favorable vote is expected next week.
Bill to outlaw spanking, paddling in Kentucky schools moves to Senate Getting hit or facing a paddle as punishment is a practice a lot of people might remember from decades ago in grade school, but for some Kentucky students, it's still happening. Published February 7, at PM.
Sports betting supporters rally in Frankfort hoping passage is close The argument hasn't changed. Sports betting supporters maintain that Kentuckians are already betting, but their money is going across state lines where it's legal.
Published February 6, at PM. Matt Bevin had ordered abortions halted at the downtown Louisville facility in Published February 1, at AM.
Published January 30, at PM. Sanctuary City bill passes committee; full Senate vote up next Kentucky lawmakers are moving forward with a bill to prevent sanctuary cities in the Commonwealth. Published January 29, at PM. Congress steps closer to oversight of horse racing The Horse Racing Integrity Act took another step closer to passage in the House as supporters testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Published January 28, at PM.
Published January 22, at PM. Yarmuth donates congressional salary to Louisville non-profits The Kentucky representative has donated his salary to local charities for the past 13 years. Published January 21, at PM. Group rallies in support of 2nd Amendment sanctuary status for Nelson County The Nelson County Sheriff has already spoken out in support of a Second Amendment sanctuary for the area.
Published January 18, at PM. Published January 16, at PM. Kentucky sports betting passes first hurdle Sports bets already are being placed in states around Kentucky. Now, with a new governor who is backing sports betting, and bi-partisan support, the Bluegrass State is moving toward it. Published January 15, at PM. Carpool Karaoke: Kentucky lawmakers square off Just a few days into this year's legislative session, two Kentucky lawmakers had a little bipartisan fun making a "Carpool Karaoke" video.
Report: Euthanasia bill for terminally ill proposed in Indiana The bill states the person must give themselves the medication.