Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
April 15, 2014 | NPR · The acting Ukrainian president says his military is advancing against pro-Russian separatists who took over government buildings in eastern Ukraine. The separatists didn't comply with an ultimatum.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · As part of NPR's anniversary coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing, Morning Edition co-host David Greene talks to Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick about that day.
 
Courtesy photo
April 15, 2014 | NPR · The bloody 1989 crackdown in Beijing changed China, NPR's Louisa Lim explains in a new book. She also chronicles the brutal repression that took place in another city — and remained hidden until now.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
April 15, 2014 | NPR · One year has passed since bombs rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The city honored victims of the tragedy Tuesday with a tribute, including speeches from three of the victims themselves.
 
Courtesy of Carol Downing
April 15, 2014 | WBUR · At last year's Boston Marathon, Carol Downing was just half a mile from the finish line when bombs exploded and injured two of her daughters. This year, she's returning to complete the race.
 
April 15, 2014 | NPR · Each April, the shad come back to the Delaware River to spawn, and thousands of anglers in New Jersey and Pennsylvania eagerly await them. Celebrating their annual return is a local spring tradition.
 

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:

National Geographic

Oct 1, 2013 — The magazine's special issue features images spanning the organization's storied career.
Comments |
Nov 22, 2011 — Fewer than 3,200 tigers exist in the wild. Photographer Steve Winter traveled to Asia to document their perilous situation.
Launch in player | Comments |
Sep 9, 2011Talk of the Nation will broadcast live from National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. on September 20, 2011. If you're in town, please join us for a discussion on the teenage brain and a conversation with explorers.
Comments |
Jul 15, 2011 — On assignment for National Geographic magazine, photographer Lynsey Addario went back to Baghdad for the first time since 2004. She discusses a motif that appears in her photos — and the remarkable changes she saw afoot.
Comments |
Mar 8, 2011 — National Geographic Channel's How Hard Can It Be? show decided to see if it could use balloons to float a whole house — just like in the Pixar movie Up. The answer: yes.
Comments |
Jan 25, 2011 — A National Geographic article about bird evolution is interesting; even more interesting are the portraits of feathers.
Comments |
Aug 5, 2010 — Steve Winter has an odd experience when he enters an Apple store. The elusive snow leopard, which he chased for 10 grueling months in northern India, is now everywhere. His tiger photos appear in this month's National Geographic magazine.
Comments |
Jun 17, 2008 — All about "uncontacted" tribes in the Amazon with explorer Scott Wallace.
Launch in player | Comments |
Apr 22, 2008 — Around the world with NPR and National Geographic.
Launch in player | Comments |
more National Geographic from NPR