|Saudi Arabia pledges net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2060|
Although the kingdom will aim to reduce emissions within its own borders, there is no indication it will slow down investments in oil and gas or move away from the production of fossil fuels.
|Despite higher COVID risk, most pregnant Americans remain unvaccinated|
Only two-thirds of pregnant Americans are vaccinated for COVID-19, despite being at far higher risk for complications and death.
|Nick Offerman on why he finds solace in the outdoors|
The actor and author has a new book, Where the Deer and the Antelope Play. He talks with NPR's Scott Simon about why walking in the woods makes him feel better and how to experience nature in a city.
|Border Patrol apprehensions hit a record high. But that's only part of the story|
The Border Patrol recorded nearly 1.7 million apprehensions last year, eclipsing the record set in 2000. Still, the number of migrants crossing illegally is likely far below the all-time high.
|There's bipartisan cooperation brewing on Capitol Hill ... over beer|
Some lawmakers are raising the bar for bipartisan cooperation, in the most unexpected of places.
|Inside the jaw-clenching world of cricket fighting in China|
It's cricket fighting season in China, so NPR went ringside to learn about the centuries-old sport. Turns out, the bugs are really high maintenance, big money's involved and big mandibles matter.
|Again and again. Women's pro soccer players just the latest to deal with abuse|
The NWSL is reeling from a scandal involving multiple coaches and alleged abusive behavior toward players, and it's refocused attention on a familiar problem: female athletes experiencing abuse.
|Biden's equity agenda hangs in balance in the Congress spending negotiations|
President Biden has said he's open to compromise on his plans to expand the social safety, but some advocates are concerned that access to benefits may be too limited.
|With safety in mind, schools are getting their bands back together|
With students back at school this fall, classes sound almost normal — they just look a little different.
|Lyft report cites higher numbers of sexual assaults|
The ride-hailing company says it received an increasing number of reports of sexual assault in recent years, including more than 1,800 in 2019. Uber put out a similar report nearly 2 years ago.
|This city will rely on bottled water for weeks because of high lead levels|
Benton Harbor, Mich., residents will be urged to use free bottled water for drinking and cooking until a federal study confirms that filters can work effectively with the city's tap water.
|How the 'Stop the Steal' movement outwitted Facebook ahead of the Jan. 6 insurrection|
Internal Facebook documents show how the pro-Trump Stop the Steal movement proliferated on the world's biggest social network between the presidential election and the Jan. 6 insurrection.