Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
Tommy Trenchard for NPR
August 28, 2014 | NPR · For the first time, researchers have tracked the spread of Ebola, almost in real time, during an outbreak. The virus is quickly changing its genetic code. But it's unclear what the mutations mean.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · French President Francois Hollande is under pressure to fix the country's economy, which is overburdened by regulation and failing a generation of young people. He's also facing calls for austerity.
 
Getty Images
August 29, 2014 | NPR · Congressman and former Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan discusses his new book, The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
AP
August 29, 2014 | NPR · The Obama administration is considering whether to broaden its air campaign against the extremist group the Islamic State by striking targets in Syria.
 
August 29, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss the latest in Ukraine and the actions of ISIS in Iraq and Syria.
 
Getty Images
August 29, 2014 | NPR · An earthquake in Napa Valley this week brought back old fears for author Gustavo Arellano. In his anxiety he's revisiting the book A Crack in the Edge of the World.
 

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 24, 2014 | NPR · In the wake of violent clashes between protesters and police in Ferguson, Mo., President Obama is ordering a review of the federal programs that help local police departments purchase military gear.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Wael Ghonim

Jan 17, 2012 — The young Egyptian who became one of the faces of the Arab Spring says much more needs to be done to bring democracy to his country, but much has also already been achieved.
Launch in player | Comments |
Apr 21, 2011 — The young Egyptian became for many the face of the protests that toppled President Hosni Mubarak's regime. Others on Time's list include WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and Tiger Mother author Amy Chua.
Comments |
Feb 10, 2011 — Warnings from Egypt's vice president and foreign minister, and reports about the military allegedly torturing some people, have protesters worried.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 9, 2011 — The crisis, in its 16th day, continues. Along with the protesters in Cairo's Tahrir Square, there are reports of labor strikes in several places.
Comments |
Feb 9, 2011 — It's not clear that he wants the mantle of leadership, but many of Egypt's anti-government demonstrators would like to see the Google executive take on that role.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 8, 2011 — Wael Ghonim's emotional appearance on TV after spending 12 days in custody has given the movement added momentum. Today's anti-government turnout was among the largest since demonstrations began.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 7, 2011 — But accounts still differ on his status. The Google executive and political activist hasn't been heard from in more than a week.
Comments |
more Wael Ghonim from NPR