This architect has an idea of how communities can assess rebuilding after floods
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This architect has an idea of how communities can assess rebuilding after floods

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Steven Bingler, CEO and founder of Concordia,...
An early look at recovery efforts in Florida indicates a long road ahead
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An early look at recovery efforts in Florida indicates a long road ahead

Flooding, road closures and power outages are making the path to recovery...
The Ice Bucket Challenge wasn’t just for social media. It helped fund a new ALS drug
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The Ice Bucket Challenge wasn’t just for social media. It helped fund a new ALS drug

Enlarge this image Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads...
South Carolina residents assess the damage caused by Hurricane Ian
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South Carolina residents assess the damage caused by Hurricane Ian

People in South Carolina are assessing the damage caused by Hurricane Ian.
Jackson residents struggling for clean water decry decades of disinvestment
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Jackson residents struggling for clean water decry decades of disinvestment

Residents of Jackson, Miss., are still trying their best to function without...
Rep. Darren Soto discusses the damage caused by Hurricane Ian and recovery efforts
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Rep. Darren Soto discusses the damage caused by Hurricane Ian and recovery efforts

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Rep. Darren Soto, D-Fla., about the damage...
The Biden administration is changing who qualifies for student loan cancellation
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The Biden administration is changing who qualifies for student loan cancellation

Lawsuits have taken aim at the Biden administration's efforts to cancel some...
An Arizona judge won’t suspend her ruling that halted abortions in the state
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An Arizona judge won’t suspend her ruling that halted abortions in the state

Enlarge this image Celina Washburn protests outside the Arizona Capitol to voice...
What it’s like serving a life sentence in prison with no chance of release
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What it’s like serving a life sentence in prison with no chance of release

Enlarge this image From left, Gordon Newman, Frank Green, Sammie Robinson and...
Jackson, Miss., residents struggle with basic needs as the water crisis disrupts life
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Jackson, Miss., residents struggle with basic needs as the water crisis disrupts life

May Francis (Fran) Bridges in Jackson, Miss., on Sept. 22. Emily Kask...
In the wake of Hurricane Ian’s destruction, Floridians are picking up the pieces
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In the wake of Hurricane Ian’s destruction, Floridians are picking up the pieces

Enlarge this image A Rolls Royce swept into the mangroves in Bonita...
Dozens are dead from Ian, one of the strongest and costliest U.S. storms
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Dozens are dead from Ian, one of the strongest and costliest U.S. storms

Enlarge this image In this aerial photo made in a flight provided...
A sailor has been acquitted of setting a fire that destroyed a massive ship
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A sailor has been acquitted of setting a fire that destroyed a massive ship

Enlarge this image US Navy sailor Ryan Sawyer Mays walks past reporters...
Florida nursing homes evacuated 1000s before Ian hit. Some weathered the storm
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Florida nursing homes evacuated 1000s before Ian hit. Some weathered the storm

Enlarge this image Residents had to be rescued from the Avante at...
The journey a number of econ terms recently went through to get into the dictionary
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The journey a number of econ terms recently went through to get into the dictionary

Earlier this month, Merriam Webster added over 300 new words to the...
Gen Z is feeling the impacts of high inflation extra hard
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Gen Z is feeling the impacts of high inflation extra hard

Inflation is on everyone's minds right now. Gen Z Americans are experiencing...
Texas Rangers investigate the killing of a migrant and the wounding of another
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Texas Rangers investigate the killing of a migrant and the wounding of another

Texas Rangers are investigating the killing of a migrant and the wounding...
People of faith are turning out at this clinic in support of abortion rights
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People of faith are turning out at this clinic in support of abortion rights

A medical clinic in Spokane, Wash., has become a destination for those...
What the devastation in Florida looks like from above
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What the devastation in Florida looks like from above

The extent of Hurricane Ian's damage isn't fully known yet and officials...
Crime is in the spotlight in the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin
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Crime is in the spotlight in the U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin

Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is in a tight race against Democrat Mandela...
Storm causes 200,000 people in South Carolina to lose power
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Storm causes 200,000 people in South Carolina to lose power

After exiting Florida and revving up over the Atlantic Ocean, Hurricane Ian...
Americans’ incomes rose last month, but spending — due to inflation — grew faster
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Americans’ incomes rose last month, but spending — due to inflation — grew faster

A new inflation report shows prices rose more than expected last month....
Ian has passed through Fort Myers, but the area is still without water or power
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Ian has passed through Fort Myers, but the area is still without water or power

Hurricane Ian pulverized Fort Myers Beach in Florida. The devastation is stunning...
A view of Hurricane Ian’s impact in South Carolina
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A view of Hurricane Ian’s impact in South Carolina

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Amanda Bryan, who lives in the coastal...
Photos: Here’s what Hurricane Ian looks like in South Carolina
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Photos: Here’s what Hurricane Ian looks like in South Carolina

Enlarge this image A local resident walks in a flooded street as...
As hurricanes put Puerto Rico’s government to the test, neighbors keep each other fed
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As hurricanes put Puerto Rico’s government to the test, neighbors keep each other fed

English Español Enlarge this image Lorraine Arroyo Román serves "asopao" during a...
Vecinos en Puerto Rico se apoyan, mientras huracanes ponen a prueba al gobierno
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Vecinos en Puerto Rico se apoyan, mientras huracanes ponen a prueba al gobierno

English Español Enlarge this image Lorraine Arroyo Román sirve "asolapo" durante una...
Vecinos en Puerto Rico se apoyan, mientras huracanes ponen a prueba al gobierno
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Vecinos en Puerto Rico se apoyan, mientras huracanes ponen a prueba al gobierno

English Español Enlarge this image Lorraine Arroyo Román sirve "asolapo" durante una...
The causeway linking Florida’s Sanibel Island to the mainland is damaged beyond repair
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The causeway linking Florida’s Sanibel Island to the mainland is damaged beyond repair

Enlarge this image In this aerial photo taken in the aftermath of...
‘Mercury Rising’ explores treacherous U.S. attempts to control space
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‘Mercury Rising’ explores treacherous U.S. attempts to control space

Historian Jeff Shesol recalls the early days of the space program, when...
Hurricane Ian bears down on Charleston, S.C., where roads are already flooding
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Hurricane Ian bears down on Charleston, S.C., where roads are already flooding

Enlarge this image A map shows coastal areas of South Carolina and...
Threats to water and biodiversity are linked. A new U.S. envoy role tackles them both
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Threats to water and biodiversity are linked. A new U.S. envoy role tackles them both

Enlarge this image Monica Medina, assistant secretary of state for oceans and...
The Tampa Bay region feels lucky that it didn’t suffer severe damage from Ian
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The Tampa Bay region feels lucky that it didn’t suffer severe damage from Ian

In Manatee County, Hurricane Ian spared residents in that part of Florida...
Fort Myers saw some of the worst destruction when Ian hit Florida
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Fort Myers saw some of the worst destruction when Ian hit Florida

NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Tracy McMillion, Fort Myers' fire chief, about...
An Oakland school shooting that injured 6 was gang-related, police say
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An Oakland school shooting that injured 6 was gang-related, police say

Enlarge this image Six adults suffered gunshot wounds in the hail of...
Biden’s plan to cancel some student debt turns into a legal fight
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Biden’s plan to cancel some student debt turns into a legal fight

The Biden administration's efforts to cancel hundreds of billions of dollars in...
What it is like to fly into a hurricane from 8,000 feet in the air
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What it is like to fly into a hurricane from 8,000 feet in the air

Part of Nick Underwood's job is flying through hurricanes to collect data...
Lawyers are lining up to participate in the Camp LeJeune water lawsuit claims
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Lawyers are lining up to participate in the Camp LeJeune water lawsuit claims

A new law makes it easier for people to sue the government...
After wreaking devastation across Florida, Ian is on track to hit South Carolina
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After wreaking devastation across Florida, Ian is on track to hit South Carolina

When Hurricane Ian slammed into Fort Myers, Fla., it left a trail...
News brief: Hurricane Ian, Russia claims Ukrainian regions, Brazil’s election
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News brief: Hurricane Ian, Russia claims Ukrainian regions, Brazil’s election

Now that Hurricane Ian has moved on, Floridians are assessing damage. Moscow...

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