Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
AP
August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
EPA/Landov
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Demonstrators want an indictment of the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown earlier this month. But investigations — one of them a federal civil rights case — can take weeks, if not months.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · More than a week now from the police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., it's worth asking: Ideally, what should happen with a police officer stops someone in the street?
 
Courtesy of Mark Pierce
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Enlisting has been a rite of passage for men in the Pierce family since the Civil War. And as America has changed, Mark Pierce and his son Jeremy explain, what it means to serve has, too.
 

Latest Saturday rundown




WE Saturday Feature

AFP/Getty Images
August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

Latest Sunday rundown


WE Sunday Feature

August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Privacy

Aug 8, 2014 — Security researchers use their hacking skills to look for security holes that companies should fix. But their good intentions aren't always appreciated by the organizations they investigate.
Launch in player | Comments |
Aug 6, 2014 — The Internet can reside in almost anything inside your home, which heightens opportunities for hacking your personal privacy. Cybersecurity firms face the tall task of keeping you protected.
Launch in player | Comments |
Aug 5, 2014 — From its base in south central Russia, the relatively small group has reportedly collected passwords along with user names and email addresses.
Launch in player | Comments |
Jul 23, 2014 — In the digital age, our online accounts don't die with us. A proposed law might determine what does happen to them. But the tech industry warns the measure could threaten the privacy of the deceased.
Comments |
Jul 14, 2014 — Europe's highest court left Google with the responsibility of balancing the privacy rights of citizens with the public interest — and it's a tough balancing act.
Launch in player | Comments |
Jul 10, 2014 — LG's KizON wristband lets you keep tabs on your child. But some experts say such devices send the wrong message about the world we live in. And the gadgets raise questions about kids' privacy rights.
Comments |
Jul 8, 2014 — Brian Krebs, who broke the Target security breach story last year, says cybercriminals are "some very bad people." He tells Terry Gross about how they have found creative ways to taunt him.
Launch in player | Comments |
Jul 3, 2014 — "Bad" Web bots are going after everyone they can, but why? Because by hijacking Grandma's computer, they make it look as if she visits a site often, thus making the site more valuable to advertisers.
Launch in player | Comments |
Jul 3, 2014 — Pew surveyed more than 1,400 tech industry leaders and academics to find a troubling consensus: By 2025, the Internet will be more balkanized, more surveilled and less open.
Comments |
Jun 16, 2014 — Security software that's meant to prevent data loss in firms is shifting the focus to employee behavior, monitoring activity round-the-clock in search of bad intent. But will bosses go too far?
Launch in player | Comments |
more Privacy from NPR