Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks with Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales, who's in Washington to help find a solution to the thousands of Central American children arriving at the U.S. border.
 
July 25, 2014 | WBUR · Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · The novels of John le Carre have been reliable sources of compelling cinema. The new adaptation of "A Most Wanted Man" stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Central American presidents met with President Obama, discussing the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. So far, Obama has not seen eye to eye with Congress on possible solutions.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss U.S. policy options in the Gaza Strip and Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Sayed Kashua is an Arab who writes novels in Hebrew and a sitcom in Arabic. A contradiction? Maybe. But his newest book is a good look at an often-overlooked segment of the Israeli population.
 

Latest Saturday rundown




WE Saturday Feature

July 26, 2014 | NPR · 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.
 

Latest Sunday rundown


WE Sunday Feature

July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

NPR Music Mobile

Jun 16, 2014 — The singer performs with the ease and swagger of a man comfortable in his ways. He carries his songs the way he carries his old guitar: out in the open, no case, almost as an extension of his body.
Launch in player | Comments |
Jun 14, 2014 — A classical virtuoso and an equally captivating flamenco player combine for a set of duets. Whether playing music by Bach or Pea, they're undeniably brilliant.
Launch in player | Comments |
Jun 7, 2014 — A quirky and wistful performer with a string section, McLaughlin makes music like few others. Listening feels as if you've entered her meticulously decorated living room.
Launch in player | Comments |
Jun 2, 2014 — Watch the celebrated pianist play Bach's Two-part Inventions, which can zing with the speed of a sewing machine, or unfold slowly like a gentle aria.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 31, 2014 — Molina sounds as if she'd been raised by wolves and discovered the world of music on her own. She takes familiar elements and renders them bewildering, attractive and polished.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 27, 2014 — Andrew Hozier-Byrne, a 24-year-old Irish singer-guitarist, wraps his rich, vital, soulful voice around songs rooted in the blues. Here, Hozier and his band perform in the NPR Music offices.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 24, 2014 — The Lebanese singer-songwriter, one of the most groundbreaking musicians in the Middle East, plays stripped-down versions of three songs from her current album, Ya Nass.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 20, 2014 — The band makes the kind of music that can restore your faith in humanity — for at least as long as it takes you to watch this uplifting performance in the NPR Music offices.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 17, 2014 — In Elizabethan England, it was hip to have the blues. Watch the British countertenor mine the art of John Dowland's melancholy songs. He's joined by Thomas Dunford, "the Eric Clapton of the lute."
Launch in player | Comments |
May 15, 2014 — After a childhood in Mexicali listening to the Man in Black, Juan Cirerol became a rock 'n' roll nomad. He recently invited Alt.Latino and Fusion to his house to play his music and introduce himself.
Comments |
more NPR Music Mobile from NPR