Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
September 2, 2014 | NPR · At a Labor Day picnic in Milwaukee, the president accused the GOP of blocking economic initiatives. He urged the sympathetic union audience to turn their frustration into political action in November.
 
AP
September 2, 2014 | NPR · The city's plan to restructure its debt has been praised as a creative way to protect both pensioners and its art museum. But some creditors — and residents — feel like they're being railroaded.
 
Courtesy of Prime Group
September 2, 2014 | NPR · A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.
 

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 30, 2011

May 30, 2011 — Ann Powers says the 99 cents Amazon charged for Born This Way helps Gaga's "plan to dominate popular culture."
Launch in player | Comments |
May 30, 2011 — Some of the best summers are those filled with journeys, reunions and good food — three themes that factor prominently in the books recommended by our independent booksellers.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 30, 2011 — A U.N. resolution condemning Syria for its brutal crackdown on protesters faces diplomatic challenges, and the U.S. is considered unlikely to intervene militarily. Still, Syrian experts believe President Bashar Assad's loss of credibility will ultimately cause him to relinquish power.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 30, 2011 — The company owns a huge amount of information about a huge number of people — more than 600 million. As the relationship between the site and the political establishment blossoms, the rules for what the company can do with that information are still being written.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 29, 2011 — The journal Science has published critiques by eight scientists of a report that described a mysterious microbe in California's Mono Lake that seemed to thrive on a diet of arsenic. One of the critics says the hype surrounding the paper got ahead of the science.
Launch in player | Comments |
May 26, 2011 — For many family members of those who served honorably in the National Guard and Army Reserves, Memorial Day brings a painful reminder of the casualty of war at home. Nationally, the number of off-duty members who've committed suicide has nearly doubled from 80 in 2009 to 145 last year.
Launch in player | Comments |
more Morning Edition for May 30, 2011 from NPR