Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
April 18, 2014 | NPR · The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · President Obama said enrollment under the Affordable Care Act reached 8 million after the deadline was extended by 2 weeks. The figure represents a turnaround from the disastrous debut of the website.
 
April 18, 2014 | NPR · Morning Edition spent a lot of time recently reporting from the U.S.-Mexico border. President Obama has deported 2 million people from the U.S. But many say that number is misleading.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
AP
April 19, 2014 | NPR · The military's training center at Fort Irwin in California is complete with mock Middle Eastern villages. But as the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan winds down, how will this facility change?
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · In the Ukrainian city of Donetsk, the opposing camps seem increasingly entrenched, despite a diplomatic effort to ease tensions. Pro-Russian forces refuse to leave occupied buildings and public squares in the east. It's an uneasy Easter weekend and neither side is willing to budge.
 
April 19, 2014 | NPR · Russia is in the middle of a planned upgrade and expansion of its military forces, but global affairs professor Mark Galeotti tells NPR's Arun Rath that Russia's military has its limits.
 

Latest Saturday rundown




WE Saturday Feature

April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

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:

Japan

Apr 18, 2014 — After a U.N. court ruling last month ordering Japan to halt whaling in Antarctic waters, Tokyo said it was reducing its target catch to just 210 animals a year.
Comments |
Apr 14, 2014 — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has spoken about the idea with President Obama, and Japan is reportedly willing to include billions of dollars in loans to help underwrite the expensive project.
Comments |
Apr 8, 2014 — NASA says the Western Pacific island of Nishino-shima has merged with its newly created volcanic companion, forming one larger landmass.
Comments |
Mar 31, 2014 — Japan's government had argued that whales were hunted for research purposes. The International Court of Justice said there wasn't enough scientific research to justify killing hundreds of whales.
Comments |
Mar 28, 2014 — After the Civil War, Horace Wilson left his farm for Japan, where he introduced baseball. He's a legend there, something his relatives, including NPR's Theo Balcomb, didn't know for generations.
Launch in player | Comments |
Mar 24, 2014 — Tokyo had long maintained the cache of highly enriched uranium and weapons-grade plutonium for research purposes. The deal is a major nonproliferation victory for the White House.
Comments |
Mar 18, 2014 — Eight hundred years ago, tea traveled to Japan from China in simple, ceramic storage jars. These ancient jugs, now on display in Washington, D.C., helped launch Japan's tea culture.
Launch in player | Comments |
Mar 5, 2014 — Beijing has proposed increasing its military outlays by 12.2 percent due in part to what one official called "severe security challenges."
Comments |
Feb 27, 2014 — A new energy plan reverses an earlier decision to phase out nuclear power after the Fukushima disaster. The public is largely opposed to nuclear power, but Japan says it's necessary to meet demand.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 21, 2014 — A senior intelligence officer for the U.S. Pacific Fleet says China has been wargaming a conflict in the East China Sea that might center around the disputed Senkaku/Diaoyu island chain.
Comments |
more Japan from NPR