|U.N. Predicts Rise In Diseases That Jump From Animals To Humans|
Zoonotic pathogens, which include not only COVID-19, but HIV/AIDS and Ebola, have increasingly emerged due to stresses humans have placed on animal habitats, according to a new United Nations report.
|Senator Waiting For White House Promise Not To Block Promotion Of Impeachment Witness|
Sen. Tammy Duckworth tells NPR that she'll hold up hundreds of Army officer promotions unless she gets an assurance that the Trump administration won't interfere that of Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman.
|ICE: Foreign Students Must Leave The U.S. If Their Colleges Go Online-Only This Fall|
New federal rules will prohibit international students from completing fully online courses of study while in the U.S. Monday's announcement comes as more colleges release their plans for the fall.
|Aerosols, Droplets, Fomites: What We Know About Transmission Of COVID-19|
A letter from over 200 scientists to the World Health Organization asks for further investigation into how the virus spreads.
|Trump Calls For NASCAR Driver Bubba Wallace To Apologize Over Noose 'Hoax'|
The president follows up a pair of divisive speeches over the holiday weekend by castigating the racing body for banning the Confederate flag and saying Wallace should apologize to his fellow drivers.
|Being Black In America Today: Share Your Experience|
NPR would like to hear your experiences as a Black American as the nation engages in wide-ranging debates and protest over defunding police, racial profiling, public monuments and systemic racism.
|Australia Closes Interstate Border Because Of Coronavirus Outbreak|
Victoria, whose capital city is Melbourne, has logged 127 cases in the last 24 hours, which accounts for more than 90% of Australia's infections during that period, according to national data.
|Survey: 3% Of Americans Moved Due To The Pandemic|
Among the young, the numbers shot up: 9% of adults 18-29 have moved due to the coronavirus. Some people moved to avoid catching the virus, while others were forced by the closing of college campuses.
|Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery|
The deal is a sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has turned Uber's business model upside down, with customers shunning ride-hailing and flocking to delivery services.
|Supreme Court Prohibits Mobile Phone Robocalls To Collect Federal Debt|
Federal debt collectors were granted an exception from the general robocall ban in 2015. The high court ruled that Congress can't favor some speech over others.
|Georgia Governor Calls Up National Guard, Declares State Of Emergency Due To Violence|
Georgia's governor has declared a state of emergency and called up the National Guard. It follows weeks of violent crime and property destruction in Atlanta. Thirty people were shot last weekend.
|In Miami, Rolling Back Openings To Contain The Coronavirus Surge|
In Miami, local officials have ordered a rollback of some reopening measures because of the region's soaring coronavirus cases. Gyms have to close and in-person dining at restaurants is prohibited.