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Rocker Gary Glitter Jailed For 16 Years For Child Sex Abuse

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 10:23am

The 70-year-old, best known for the stadium rock anthem "Rock & Roll (Part 2)," was convicted for sex offenses during the 1970s and '80s against three girls between the ages of 8 and 13.

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After 6,000 Years, Time For A Renovation At Iraq's Citadel

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 10:19am

The Citadel at the heart of the Kurdish city of Erbil has been inhabited for six millennia. Now, amid war and destruction, it's undergoing a much-needed restoration and upgrade of city services.

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After 6,000 Years, Time For A Renovation At Iraq's Citadel

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 10:19am

The Citadel at the heart of the Kurdish city of Erbil has been inhabited for six millennia. Now, amid war and destruction, it's undergoing a much-needed restoration and upgrade of city services.

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It Kills Germs For Up To 6 Hours. Can It Wipe Out Ebola?

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 10:11am

Zylast is a hand sanitizer that offers protection far longer than alcohol-based products or chlorine solution. That's why USAID has named it one of its "Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge" winners.

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It Kills Germs For Up To 6 Hours. Can It Wipe Out Ebola?

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 10:11am

Zylast is a hand sanitizer that offers protection far longer than alcohol-based products or chlorine solution. That's why USAID has named it one of its "Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge" winners.

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Bangladeshi-American Blogger Hacked To Death In Dhaka

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 10:00am

Avijit Roy's writings denounced fundamentalist thought and earned him death threats from Islamist groups. His wife, Rafida Ahmed, who was with him during the attack Thursday, was severely wounded.

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Bangladeshi-American Blogger Hacked To Death In Dhaka

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 10:00am

Avijit Roy's writings denounced fundamentalist thought and earned him death threats from Islamist groups. His wife, Rafida Ahmed, who was with him during the attack Thursday, was severely wounded.

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9 People Found Dead In Southern Missouri

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 9:28am

Police say a gunman is among those who died following a series of shootings in multiple locations Thursday night.

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9 People Found Dead In Southern Missouri

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 9:28am

Police say a gunman is among those who died following a series of shootings in multiple locations Thursday night.

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5 Things To Know About The Latest Supreme Court Challenge To Health Law

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 9:09am

Millions of Americans might not be able to afford insurance if the Supreme Court rules the government erred in making subsidies available in all states. Arguments are

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Congress Agrees To Maintain Homeland Security Funding — For A Week

NPR Politics - February 27, 2015 - 8:48am

The Senate approved a bill that funded Homeland Security through Sept. 30. The Republican leadership in the House decided to move forward with a more limited bill, but that failed.

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Senate OKs Funding For Homeland Security; House Has Rival Plan

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 8:48am

The Senate has voted to fund Homeland Security through Sept. 30. But it will likely also take up a three-week extension of funding that is moving forward in the House.

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Senate OKs Funding For Homeland Security; House Has Rival Plan

NPR Politics - February 27, 2015 - 8:48am

The Senate has voted to fund Homeland Security through Sept. 30. But it will likely also take up a three-week extension of funding that is moving forward in the House.

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More Details On 'Jihadi John': Early Run-Ins And Radicalization

NPR News - February 27, 2015 - 7:51am

There are two narratives about Mohammed Emwazi's past that attempt to explain how the man who grew up in West London became internationally notorious.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Parks And Rec' And 'Better Call Saul'

NPR Arts & Culture - February 27, 2015 - 7:36am

It's a week of good TV as we say farewell to Pawnee, Indiana and dive into the story of Breaking Bad's grimy defense attorney, who now has his own prequel.

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Pop Culture Happy Hour: 'Parks And Rec' And 'Better Call Saul'

NPR Arts & Culture - February 27, 2015 - 7:36am

It's a week of good TV as we say farewell to Pawnee, Indiana and dive into the story of Breaking Bad's grimy defense attorney, who now has his own prequel.

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Science Says The Dress Is Blue

Morning Edition - February 27, 2015 - 7:26am

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.

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Science Says The Dress Is Blue

Morning Edition - February 27, 2015 - 7:26am

A debate about the color of a dress on Wired.com has been consuming people. Some say the dress is blue and black, while others say it is white and gold. Each side emphatically believes it is right.

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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

Morning Edition - February 27, 2015 - 7:15am

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

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Nation Riveted By Llamas On The Loose

Morning Edition - February 27, 2015 - 7:15am

Two llamas in Phoenix escaped and TV choppers went live. When they were safely lassoed, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted: "Glad that #LlamaDrama 2015 has been peacefully resolved!"

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