Bernard Cohen, Lawyer Who Argued Loving V. Virginia Case, Dies At 86 : NPR

Bernard Cohen in a 1970s campaign poster when he ran for the Virginia House of Delegates. As a lawyer he successfully argued the Supreme Court case that established the legality of interracial marriage. He died this week at age 86. Cohen family hide caption toggle caption Cohen family Bernard Cohen in a 1970s campaign poster when he ran for the Virginia House of Delegates. As a lawyer he...

Jerry Falwell Jr. Resigns As Liberty University’s President : NPR

Jerry Falwell Jr., shown here in 2018, tells NPR that he has resigned as president of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Steve Helber/AP hide caption toggle caption Steve Helber/AP Jerry Falwell Jr., shown here in 2018, tells NPR that he has resigned as president of Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Steve Helber/AP Updated at 3:40 p.m. ET Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr....

Jeff Bezos’ Prepared Testimony Begins With A Story About Being Adopted : NPR

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is set to testify Wednesday before a House antitrust panel along with the chiefs of Apple, Facebook and Google. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is set to testify Wednesday before a House antitrust panel along with the chiefs of Apple, Facebook and Google. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images The...

Trump Signs Paycheck Protection Program Extension : NPR

President Trump, pictured June 5, signs a bill extending the time period for businesses to use funds from the Paycheck Protection Program. On Saturday he signed a bill extending the deadline to apply for the program. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Trump, pictured June 5, signs a bill extending the time period for businesses to use funds from the Paycheck...

Trump To Address ‘Disparities’ At Dallas Event : NPR

President Trump arrives at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Forth Worth in Texas 2019. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images President Trump arrives at Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Forth Worth in Texas 2019. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images President Trump on Thursday will meet with pastors, law enforcement officials and...

5 Things To Watch This Week In Politics And Coronavirus : NPR

Then-President Obama and then-President-elect Donald Trump shake hands during a transition planning meeting in the Oval Office at the White House in November of 2016. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Then-President Obama and then-President-elect Donald Trump shake hands during a transition planning meeting in the Oval Office at the White...

The South’s Handling Of Coronavirus Could Be ‘A Macabre Game Of Whack-A-Mole’ : NPR

Rose Sanders holds a sign during a news conference on April 14, at the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala., urging Gov. Kay Ivey to expand Medicaid. Speakers pointed to the racial disparity in COVID-19 deaths. Kim Chandler/AP hide caption toggle caption Kim Chandler/AP Rose Sanders holds a sign during a news conference on April 14, at the state Capitol in Montgomery, Ala., urging Gov. Kay Ivey to...

Jazz Patriarch Ellis Marsalis Is Dead At The Age Of 85 : NPR

Ellis Marsalis performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival. Tyler Kaufman/FilmMagic hide caption toggle caption Tyler Kaufman/FilmMagic Ellis Marsalis performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival. Tyler Kaufman/FilmMagic Ellis Marsalis, jazz pianist, educator, and patriarch of the Marsalis family, has died at the age of 85. His death was...

Coronavirus Outbreaks Prompt Travel Restrictions For U.S. Military Abroad : NPR

Korean soldiers spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus on a shopping street in Seoul, South Korea, last week. U.S. military stationed in South Korea and Italy have been ordered not to travel because of the outbreak. Ahn Young-joon/AP hide caption toggle caption Ahn Young-joon/AP Korean soldiers spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus on a shopping street in...

Between President Trump’s Border Wall And The Rio Grande Lies A ‘No Man’s Land’ : NPR

Grass and shrubs take over the closed Fort Brown Memorial Golf Course in Brownsville, Texas. The course was original built by the University of Texas system but the facilities are on the south side of the border wall. Golfers didn't like having to drive through a gate and being walled off from the rest of the city and eventually stopped coming to the course. Verónica G. Cárdenas for NPR hide...