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:

Apple Inc

May 28, 2014 — Apple's acquisition of the audio equipment and subscription streaming music service co-founded by Dre and record-producer Jimmy Iovine is the computer-maker's largest-ever such purchase.
Comments |
Feb 26, 2014 — Also: Emily Gould writes about being broke; The Relentless Award is founded in honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Comments |
Oct 17, 2013 — Also: a new story by Joyce Carol Oates; writer Sherman Alexie on "the reservation of my mind;" and a look at the new Thomas Pynchon novel.
Comments |
Aug 5, 2013 — Apple has been notoriously disinterested in Washington politics. But two recent decisions coming from the Obama administration — one involving iPhones, the other dealing with e-books — indicate that Washington is increasingly interested in Apple.
Launch in player | Comments |
Oct 29, 2012 — John Browett, the head of Apple's store operations, is leaving after just six months on the job. Scott Forstall, who's been at the company since 1997 and is seen as one of OS X's original architects, will leave next year. In the interim, he will serve as an adviser to CEO Tim Cook.
Comments |
Sep 28, 2012 — Faced with a "public relations disaster," the company is even suggesting that while it works out the bugs customers can use Google Maps instead.
Comments |
Jul 24, 2012 — The company announced third-quarter revenue of $35 billion, or $9.32 per share, lower than the $37.22 billion, or 10.37 per share, that Bloomberg had estimated. It's only the second time since 2003 that Apple's profit and sales failed to meet projections.
Comments |
Feb 1, 2012 — That's not a slam at digital music, the rock 'n' roll legend says. It's a recognition that current formats don't match vinyl's sound. He and Jobs were talking about a new player to give music lovers back the sound they used to get.
Comments |
Oct 6, 2011 — Wozniak, Apple's other co-founder, was "the key technologist, the scientist, the engineer." Jobs, says Wozniak, was "seeing ways to sell" the computers and "always trying to move to the next level."
Comments |
Oct 6, 2011 — Look at front pages, listen to news broadcasts or search the Web today and it's the one word that comes up over and over again in reports about the death of Apple's co-founder.
Comments |
more Apple Inc from NPR