Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
AP
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms — including politics.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Last week marked another low-point in the Syrian civil war. A unidentified gunman assassinated a Dutch priest in the city of Homs. Father Frans van der Lugt had lived in Syria for nearly five decades.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
April 16, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
 
April 16, 2014 | NPR · NATO has announced a strengthening of its forces near the alliance's eastern border. Gen. George Joulwan, the former NATO supreme allied commander for Europe, discusses the plan.
 
Barcroft Media/Landov
April 16, 2014 | NPR · A 325 million-year-old fossil find shows that the gill structures of modern sharks are actually quite different from their ancient ancestors.
 

Latest Saturday rundown




WE Saturday Feature

AP
April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

Latest Sunday rundown


WE Sunday Feature

April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

events

Dec 20, 2013 — Oh, what? Your holiday party doesn't include a challenge to see who can make the Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish recipe the fastest while blindfolded? And then be asked to eat the concoction? Hum, that's strange.
Comments |
Dec 5, 2013 — NPR Host Steve Inskeep moderates a panel discussion on Governing in a Borderless World: Meeting the Challenge of Instability at The Wilson Center as part of The National Conversation. Live streaming begins at 12:30pm ET.
Comments |
Nov 26, 2013 — For our first holiday season in the new headquarters, we're building a new tradition: All Crafts Considered. The arts and crafts expo brings together local artists at NPR HQ on Wednesday, December 11 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. There's shopping with NPR journalists and extended hours too! Happy Holidays.
Comments |
Oct 4, 2013 — In 1996, Radio Diaries and NPR provided five teenagers with tape recorders to document their lives. This November, two of the diarists will be live on stage in D.C. to update listeners on where the past sixteen years has led them.
Comments |
Sep 22, 2013 — NPR has an event coming up that let's just call... the answer to your date-planning needs. NPR's newest quiz show, Ask Me Another, is coming to Washington, D.C. to take over NPR HQ's Studio 1 space for a night of pub trivia, house music and comedy on October 10 at 7:00 p.m. (ET).
Comments |
Jul 18, 2013 — The Aspen Security Forum is well underway in Colorado and this afternoon, NPR Counterterrorism Correspondent Dina Temple-Raston is moderating the panel Through a Glass Darkly: What Security Threats Does the Future Hold and What Can We Do Now to Protect Ourselves from Them?
Comments |
Jul 12, 2013 — Michele Norris hosts an evening screening of the documentary The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with Laura Murphy, Julian Bond and Terence Samuel. The free event takes place Friday, July 19 at NPR HQ in Washington DC.
Comments |
Jul 11, 2013 — Watch live today at 12PM ET as Weekend Edition Sunday Host Rachel Martin moderates a discussion about the U.S.'s divided position on the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) as part of The National Conversation series at the Wilson Center.
Comments |
Jun 20, 2013 — NPR Correspondent Tom Gjelten moderates a panel discussion on the topic of cybersecurity in the private and public sectors as part of The National Conversation series at the Wilson Center. Stream the conversation and keynote address from U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.
Comments |
Jun 7, 2013Ask Me Another kicks off SummerStage 2013 with a FREE, live performance at Central Park's Rumsey Playfield on Friday, June 14 at 8:00 p.m. (ET).
Comments |
more events from NPR