NPR Feeds

Creepers, Golliwog, Spalding

Studio 360 - January 18, 2038 - 11:14pm
Kurt Andersen talks to novelist Anne Rice about the mystery and allure of monsters across movies, art, and literature.
Categories: NPR Feeds

Human Rights Workers Accuse Iraqi Government Of Barrel Bomb Attacks

NPR News - 47 min 45 sec ago

Baghdad officials deny these accusations, but rights workers say the Iraqi government is indiscriminately bombing in civilian areas.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Human Rights Workers Accuse Iraqi Government Of Barrel Bomb Attacks

NPR News - 47 min 45 sec ago

Baghdad officials deny these accusations, but rights workers say the Iraqi government is indiscriminately bombing in civilian areas.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

North Korea Reportedly Tests Short-Range Ballistic Missile

NPR News - 1 hour 26 min ago

It is the latest in a slew of missile tests conducted by North Korea in recent weeks in the lead up to the 61st anniversary of the signing of the an armistice that halted fighting in the Korean War.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

North Korea Reportedly Tests Short-Range Ballistic Missile

NPR News - 1 hour 26 min ago

It is the latest in a slew of missile tests conducted by North Korea in recent weeks in the lead up to the 61st anniversary of the signing of the an armistice that halted fighting in the Korean War.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Dressing Up As A T-Rex Is All Part Of The Job

NPR Arts & Culture - 3 hours 36 min ago

Remember in Empire Strikes Back where Han Solo slices open the belly of a tauntaun so Luke can stay warm? That's not much different from how Eli Presser climbs into his T-Rex costume.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

'Purple Rain' Taught Me How To Be In A Band

Morning Edition - 3 hours 51 min ago

For Eric Deggans, Prince's movie wasn't just a spectacle. Sitting in a theater packed with kids his age, he saw Purple Rain as "a validation of the musical world I was already seeking out."

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

U.N.: Second Black Box Found At Algerian Airliner Crash Site

NPR News - 4 hours 10 min ago

The data recorder was recovered from the Air Algerie AH5017 debris field in southern Mali. Investigators are linking Thursday's crash that killed 118 to bad weather.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Tech Week: Industry Diversity, Digital Afterlives, Net Neutrality

NPR News - 4 hours 29 min ago

The roundup: Twitter released a scorecard showing that its workforce is largely male and white. And what happens to our digital stuff after we log off for the last time?

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Learning To Read May Take Longer Than We Thought

NPR Health&Science - 4 hours 43 min ago

A Dartmouth study suggests that fifth-graders are still "learning to read," not just "reading to learn."

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Learning To Read May Take Longer Than We Thought

NPR News - 4 hours 43 min ago

A Dartmouth study suggests that fifth-graders are still "learning to read," not just "reading to learn."

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Learning To Read May Take Longer Than We Thought

NPR Education - 4 hours 43 min ago

A Dartmouth study suggests that fifth-graders are still "learning to read," not just "reading to learn."

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

U.S. Embassy Compound In Libya Shut Down Amid Fighting

NPR News - 5 hours 11 min ago

The State Department says personnel are being moved to an alternate location amid an escalation of fighting among rival militant factions in the capital, Tripoli.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Lover's Letters To President Harding Pushed German Cause

NPR Arts & Culture - 5 hours 16 min ago

Newly-released love letters from President Warren Harding to his mistress make some wonder whether she was trying to influence foreign policy. NPR's Scott Simon talks to historian Jim Robenalt.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Lover's Letters To President Harding Pushed German Cause

NPR Arts & Culture - 5 hours 16 min ago

Newly-released love letters from President Warren Harding to his mistress make some wonder whether she was trying to influence foreign policy. NPR's Scott Simon talks to historian Jim Robenalt.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

NFL Faces Criticism Over Ray Rice Suspension From Ravens

NPR News - 5 hours 16 min ago

It was a controversial week for the National Football League. Bloomberg's Kavitha Davidson brings NPR's Scott Simon up to date.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Bel Kaufman Took Us 'Up The Down Staircase'

NPR News - 5 hours 16 min ago

Bel Kaufman was a public school teacher who revealed what the New York public schools were really like. She died Friday, in Manhattan, at the age of 103. NPR's Scott Simon has this remembrance.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Lover's Letters To President Harding Pushed German Cause

NPR News - 5 hours 16 min ago

Newly-released love letters from President Warren Harding to his mistress make some wonder whether she was trying to influence foreign policy. NPR's Scott Simon talks to historian Jim Robenalt.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Congress Leaves Town Next Week, But Will Anyone Notice?

NPR News - 5 hours 16 min ago

Next week is Congress's last before summer recess, which is often when a flurry of bills are pushed through Congress. This year, not so much, NPR's Ron Elving tells NPR's Scott Simon.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Is Hezbollah Hesitant To Help Hamas?

NPR News - 5 hours 16 min ago

Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds