NPR News

Syndicate content News
NPR news, audio, and podcasts. Coverage of breaking stories, national and world news, politics, business, science, technology, and extended coverage of major national and world events.
Updated: 1 hour 18 min ago

Israel Intensifies Airstrikes In Wake Of Gaza Cease-Fire

August 9, 2014 - 8:36am

Dozens of targets have been hit since the 3-day truce ended on Friday, while Hamas has launched 70 rockets into Israel.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

You Asked Questions About Ebola — And We Have Answers

August 9, 2014 - 8:03am

Where did it start? Why are some patients able to survive? Shouldn't we be more concerned about malaria? Dr. Darin Portnoy of Doctors Without Borders answers your queries.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

U.S. Continues Aid Drops, Airstrikes In Iraq

August 9, 2014 - 7:58am

In the latest humanitarian drop, U.S. cargo planes supplied Yazidis trapped by the fighting with tons of food and water.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Undocumented Drivers Wary Of License Program

August 9, 2014 - 7:49am

Eleven states and Washington, D.C., have passed laws to grant driver's licenses to immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But applicants face hurdles, like language barriers and fear of deportation.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Hagel The Salesman Makes A Trip To India

August 9, 2014 - 7:49am

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is in India. The visit is part of a broader U.S. strategy to strengthen alliances in Asia and the Pacific.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Hate Crimes Against Jews On The Rise In Europe

August 9, 2014 - 7:49am

Some Europeans say anti-Semitism has increased in the wake of the Israel-Hamas conflict. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks with correspondents Eleanor Beardsley and Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Privacy Is Serious Business At Black Hat Security Conference

August 9, 2014 - 7:49am

Hackers and cybersleuths abound at two tech conferences in Las Vegas. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to correspondent Aarti Shahani about what new technological threats are lurking.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

For Second Day, U.S. Strikes Targets In Northern Iraq

August 9, 2014 - 7:49am

Kurdish peshmerga forces are fighting Islamic militants threatening the region. NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro talks to Qubad Talabani of the Kurdistan regional government about U.S. aid.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Without A Truce, Strikes Resume In Gaza

August 9, 2014 - 7:49am

Their hopes for peace dashed, Palestinians in Gaza are returning to UN shelters — despite the discomfort and uncertain safety — as fighting between Hamas and Israel resumes.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Tech Week: Hackers Meet, FCC's 1.1 Million Comments, Gmail Scans

August 9, 2014 - 7:23am

The FCC made more than 1 million net neutrality comments available, hackers gathered to talk about home appliances that might be spies, and Google scans your "Gmails" for child pornography.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Should Kids Get A Trophy For Showing Up?

August 9, 2014 - 4:55am

NPR Ed takes on the question that has long divided parents and experts alike.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

Advice For Dating With Asperger's: Don't Call 100 Times A Week

August 9, 2014 - 4:54am

Jesse Saperstein says he made lots of mistakes while dating as a young man with Asperger's. He hopes his hard-won experience will help others tell the difference between enthusiasm and stalking.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds

New Mexico's Northern Landscape Gets A New Burst Of Color

August 9, 2014 - 4:53am

An unusually wet monsoon season has painted the desert, normally dusty brown, a lush green. It has been a welcome respite from the years of devastating drought that have plagued the state.

» E-Mail This

Categories: NPR Feeds