Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
September 1, 2014 | NPR · A Guinean student in the Senegalese capital of Dakar has tested positive for the deadly disease. David Greene talks to Krista Larson, West Africa correspondent for the Associated Press.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Protesters surrounded Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's home, and for a brief period forced government TV off the air. Steve Inskeep talks to Jon Boone, a correspondent for The Guardian in Islamabad.
 
YouTube
September 1, 2014 | NPR · A widely watched video shows a foreigner fainting on a subway car and everyone around him fleeing. No one helps. It's rekindled a national debate about trust, fear and the Chinese national character.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ebola has exposed weaknesses in Africa's health networks and a failure to work together to arrest the spread of the virus. The "not our problem" response is taking an economic toll on the continent.
 
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 260 health workers in West Africa have been infected, and 134 have died. Dr. Robert Garry of Tulane University, who worked with five who died, discusses the devastation in the community.
 
YouTube
September 1, 2014 | NPR · Ads with candidates shooting guns are proliferating this year. It can all be traced back to Sen. Joe Manchin's famed 2010 spot "Dead Aim."
 

Latest Saturday rundown




WE Saturday Feature

August 30, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian forces are defending the port city of Novoazovsk from what they say is a Russian invasion. Scott Simon talks to correspondent Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.
 

Latest Sunday rundown


WE Sunday Feature

August 31, 2014 | NPR · Immigration remains one of the most challenging issues for President Obama. Political correspondent Mara Liasson discusses the political cost of the choices before him with Linda Wertheimer.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Morning Edition for May 20, 2010

May 20, 2010 — The reputations of the major credit rating agencies were seriously damaged in the subprime mortgage crisis. Jules Kroll is starting a new firm that promises to scrutinize underlying assets more closely. And he's looking to to be backed by pension funds and other investors instead of the financial firms selling the investments.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 20, 2010 — North and South Korea are trading warnings about the March sinking of a South Korean warship. The South says a multinational investigation shows the vessel was struck by a torpedo, and that there will be "stern actions." Pyongyang denies involvement and warns any retaliation would spark war.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 20, 2010 — Broadcast networks are trying to woo advertisers to buy commercial time in a ritual known as the "upfronts." How are the networks faring, and what's on the horizon TV-wise?
Launch in player | Comments |
May 20, 2010 — Democrat David Obey, who announced his retirement earlier this month, has represented northwestern Wisconsin in the House of Representatives for 40 years. But there are signs his district is changing — and it might not be as liberal as Obey is. With him out of the race, some say Republicans could pick up the seat in November.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 20, 2010 — Officials have changed the terminology in describing the upcoming operation in the Afghan province, no longer referring to it as an "offensive." The shift may stem from lessons learned in Marja and a recognition of the need for a strong government — to help secure the trust of residents — before going in.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 20, 2010The Dead Republic is the final installment in Roddy Doyle's trilogy about the life of Henry Smart, a former IRA assassin making his way through the first half of the 20th century. Lynn Neary talks with Doyle about the novel, which finds Henry turning his life story into a movie with film director John Ford.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 20, 2010 — When Pakistanis marry, custom requires that the bride and groom behave with a stately reserve, despite the joy of the occasion. Julie McCarthy attends a happy occasion on the Grand Trunk Road, and asks the young couple for their view of the ceremony.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 20, 2010 — The U.S. auto industry may be showing some signs of life, but civic leaders in Detroit are looking to another sector to revive the Motor City: the health care industry. A deal to buy the city's largest health system would mean $850 million in improvements and 10,000 new jobs.
Launch in player | Comments |
more Morning Edition for May 20, 2010 from NPR