Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
April 16, 2014 | NPR · Schoolgirls were kidnapped in Nigeria Tuesday. The suspects are believed to be with a radical group blamed for a bombing Monday. Kelly McEvers talks to Michelle Faul of The Associated Press.
 
Getty Images
April 16, 2014 | NPR · Fans and foes want to know whether the Affordable Care Act is meeting its goals. But, for good reasons, there are no clear answers yet.
 
AP
April 16, 2014 | NPR · A year after the Boston Marathon bombing, Heather Abbott has adapted to life with her prostheses, including a blade for running and one that allows her to wear her favorite shoes.
 

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:

email

Jan 31, 2014 — The company, which provides the world's second-largest email service, says "the list of usernames and passwords that were used to execute the attack was likely collected from a third-party database compromise."
Comments |
Oct 15, 2013 — The latest revelations gleaned from documents leaked by National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden show that the spy agency gathers tens of thousands of such records each day.
Launch in player | Comments |
Sep 26, 2013 — After we introduced a name for that annoying email practice of strategically cc-ing a manager to gain an upper hand, you responded with an avalanche of email. Here's a sample of your thoughts.
Comments |
Sep 26, 2013 — The irritating practice of copying a third party on an email conversation to undermine the original party's position should have a name. We're calling it an acc.
Comments |
Aug 20, 2013 — The website Groklaw, which for 10 years demystified complex issues involving technology and the law, is shutting down. Editor Pamela Jones writes that she can't run the site without email, and that since emails' privacy can't be guaranteed, she can no longer do the site's work.
Comments |
Aug 16, 2013 — This summer, The New York Times moved all of it reporters' email to corporate Gmail accounts. This move to a third party could leave Times reporters and their sources with fewer legal protections if they are the subject of a government investigation.
Launch in player | Comments |
Jun 25, 2012 — Facebook has removed its users' primary email addresses and replaced them with @facebook handles. The company says it warned you, and that you can easily change your email information back.
Comments |
Oct 23, 2011 — Leaving and listening to voice messages may be a dying routine, but texts and emails just aren't the same. Producer Priska Neely recently took a long bus trip and decided to go through a full inbox. Voice mail may take longer, but sometimes it's worth it.
Comments |
Jan 6, 2011 — A Michigan man suspected his wife was having an affair. He snooped in her email account and has now been charged with a felony that could land him up to 5 years in jail. Is it a crime for a spouse to snoop?
Comments |
Nov 18, 2010 — Mary Schmich writes in the Chicago Tribune that your first e-mail address is like a first kiss — you never forget it. Still, she's moved on from that well-worn AOL address. Do you still have your first e-ail address?
Comments |
more email from NPR