NEWS

THE PRIMARY RESULTS ARE IN…
LOCAL
MetroFocus | June 29, 2022
Tonight, the votes are in and we’re breaking down Governor Kathy Hochul and Congressman Lee Zeldin’s big primary wins. Gotham Gazette Executive Editor Ben Max joins us to break down the results and what’s next in the race for New York’s highest office.
METROFOCUS: June 29, 2022
LOCAL
MetroFocus | June 29, 2022
Tonight, the votes are in and we’re breaking down Governor Kathy Hochul and Congressman Lee Zeldin’s big primary wins. Gotham Gazette Executive Editor Ben Max joins us to break down the results and what’s next in the race for New York’s highest office. Also, Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi shares his journey ...
Supreme Court hands defeat to Native American Tribes in Oklahoma
NEWS
Nina Totenberg | June 29, 2022
Al Drago | Getty Images Three years ago, Native Americans in Oklahoma rejoiced when the Supreme Court ruled that the eastern half of Oklahoma is on tribal land, and that the state could not bring criminal prosecutions for crimes on Indian land without the consent of the Indian tribes. But ...
Russia-Ukraine war: What happened today (June 29)
WORLD
NPR Staff | June 29, 2022
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson stands beside President Biden and other world leaders posing for a photo during the NATO summit on Wednesday in Madrid, Spain. The defense alliance declared Russia a direct threat and members are committing to boost troop levels and position heavy equipment along NATO's eastern flank. ...
Sen. Bernie Sanders calls on DOT to start fining airlines for disrupted flights
NATIONAL
Deanna Schwartz | June 29, 2022
Sen. Bernie Sanders in Staten Island, New York on April 24, 2022. Kena Betancur | AFP via Getty Images Frustrated with the state of air travel recently? You're not alone. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the U.S. Department of Transportation to take action to ...
Hutchinson’s bombshell Jan. 6 testimony sways legal experts and conservative media
NATIONAL
Barbara Sprunt | June 29, 2022
Cassidy Hutchinson, a former aide to Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, testified during the sixth hearing by the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack. Brandon Bell | Getty Images Explosive testimony at an unexpected hearing from the Jan. 6 committee on Tuesday brought into sharper focus ...
Major health system stops, then resumes Plan B amid Missouri’s abortion ban ambiguity
NATIONAL
Savannah Hawley | June 29, 2022
Saint Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., stopped providing emergency contraceptives due to the state's abortion ban, then reversed course. Carlos Moreno | KCUR Updated June 29, 2022 at 5:40 PM ET Saint Luke's Health System, which operates 17 hospitals, pharmacies and urgent care clinics in the Kansas City area, ...
Coronavirus FAQ: Got any tips on improving indoor air flow to reduce infection risks?
HEALTH
Melody Schreiber | June 29, 2022
Cracking a window can help reduce the risk of indoor COVID transmission. Tanishka R. | NPR We regularly answer frequently asked questions about life during the coronavirus crisis. If you have a question you'd like us to consider for a future post, email us at goatsandsoda@npr.org with the subject line: ...
A Yellowstone visitor was injured when he got too close to a bison
NATIONAL
The Associated Press | June 29, 2022
A bison lays down in front of the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo., on June 22. A 34-year-old man was gored by a bull bison in Yellowstone this week, suffering an arm injury, park officials said. Matthew Brown | AP YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — A Colorado ...