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A crisis ignored: Why are people turning a blind eye to missing Indigenous women?
Sunday 22 May 2022
: About one million people make up the population of Montana, of that about 6.7% are Indigenous people. But despite the small population...
Federal judge rules COVID asylum restrictions must continue at border
Saturday 21 May 2022
: A wave of migrants is already waiting in Mexico. Plus, Russia says it has captured Mariupol, stocks flirt with a 'bear market,' we look...
Oklahoma passes nation's most restrictive abortion law
Friday 20 May 2022
: The move has ripple effects around the country. Plus, Supreme Court correspondent John Fritze looks at the rest of the court's term, the...
How states are failing adopted children
Thursday 19 May 2022
: Reporters Aleszu Bajak and Marisa Kwiatkowski have more on their investigation. Plus, more Ukrainian fighters leave the Mariupol steel plant...
Supreme Court sides with Sen. Ted Cruz in fight over federal campaign loan repayment limits
Wednesday 18 May 2022
: Supreme Court correspondent John Fritze explains. Plus, an update on yesterday's primary races, reporter Trevor Hughes tells us how a...
Key races in Pennsylvania, North Carolina highlight busy primary day
Tuesday 17 May 2022
: Former President Donald Trump's influence is still being felt. Plus, White House correspondent Joey Garrison talks about President Joe...
'Replacement theory' fuels extremists and shooters
Monday 16 May 2022
: National correspondent on extremism Will Carless reports. Plus, the latest on the Buffalo shooting, there was another shooting in...
Beating the odds: Cancer survivor to run 600th marathon
Sunday 15 May 2022
: You read that right, 600 marathons. If you've ever run a marathon you know how incredibly challenging it can be. Some runners hit the...
Israeli police beat pallbearers at journalist’s funeral
Saturday 14 May 2022
: Witnesses say Israeli troops shot and killed journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. Plus, abortion rights protests are expected nationwide this...
Families increasingly desperate amid baby formula shortage
Friday 13 May 2022
: Lawmakers are pointing fingers. Moms are finding solutions. Plus, reporter Swapna Venugopal Ramaswamy talks about new polling on just how...
Senate fails to pass bill that would make abortion legal nationally
Thursday 12 May 2022
: We have the latest from the abortion front. Plus, travel reporter Bailey Schulz looks ahead to an expensive summer, Lufthansa apologizes for...
Should you delete your period-tracking app?
Wednesday 11 May 2022
: Reporter Amanda Pérez Pintado talks about privacy concerns, amid the Supreme Court Roe v. Wade leak. Plus, an update on inflation,...
Senate Democrats and the abortion fight
Tuesday 10 May 2022
: Reporter Candy Woodall breaks down the vote this week. Plus, Putin ties World War II to the invasion of Ukraine, the corrections officer who...
Gun violence seeping into kids' sporting events
Monday 09 May 2022
: Reporter Grace Hauck explains. Plus, a look at Victory Day in Russia, reporter Amanda Lee Myers talks about a grandma's fight to change DUI...
Unconventional Mother's Day stories: Thoughts about life, death, parenthood and more
Sunday 08 May 2022
: Mother's Day. Believe it or not it's a holiday that is not without controversy. Those who love it see it as a day set aside to honor their...
Abortion ruling could be map for GOP's next push
Saturday 07 May 2022
: Reporter Bill Keveney explains. Plus, a hotel explosion kills 9 in Havana, New Mexico braces for windy conditions as a wildfire spreads, the...
How many abortions are actually performed in the US?
Friday 06 May 2022
: Reporter Elizabeth Weise examines a declining abortion rate. Plus, Putin may be desperate for a win before next week's Russian Victory Day,...
What would a recession mean for the average person?
Thursday 05 May 2022
: The odds of one are rising, as money reporter Elisabeth Buchwald explains. Plus, Russia targets western weapons in Ukraine, it's a day of...
Supreme Court verifies authenticity of leaked opinion in abortion case
Wednesday 04 May 2022
: Supreme Court correspondent John Fritze has the latest, as we hear from lawmakers around the country. Plus, the head of the European Union...
Leaked draft Supreme Court opinion suggests majority may overturn Roe v. Wade
Tuesday 03 May 2022
: The future of abortion in the United States is in doubt. Plus, money and tech reporter Terry Collins talks about starter homes becoming a...
Civilian evacuations from Mariupol steel plant begin
Monday 02 May 2022
: Ukrainian forces continue to defend the complex amid Russia's invasion. Plus, reporter Chris Woodyard tells us about Russia's impact on...
The costs of inflation: Your questions answered (Part 2)
Sunday 01 May 2022
: Inflation. Everyone is feeling the pinch of high food and gas prices. The worry that a recession is just around the corner plays on just...
Ukraine cracks down on ‘traitors’ helping Russia
Saturday 30 April 2022
: Some human rights advocates are questioning the tactics. Plus, tech reporter Brett Molina talks about Apple's new program that helps you fix...
Taking Twitter private
Friday 29 April 2022
: What does Elon Musk's plan to make Twitter private mean? Reporter Celina Tebor breaks it down. Plus, Russia attacks Kyiv during a U.N....
Russian forces executed Ukrainians who were surrendering, US official says
Thursday 28 April 2022
: The news follows accusations of atrocities against civilians around Kyiv. Plus, reporter Amanda Pérez Pintado talks about the rise in STDs,...