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:

Edward Snowden

Mar 27, 2014 — The president is asking Congress to work with him on a plan to have communications companies hold "metadata." He wants government investigators to have access to the information with court approval.
Comments |
Mar 25, 2014 — The planned overhaul of NSA procedures comes after President Obama said in January that he wanted to get the government out of the business of collecting Americans' phone records.
Comments |
Mar 22, 2014 — Documents provided by "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden highlight the spy agency's efforts, The New York Times and Der Spiegel report.
Comments |
Mar 21, 2014 — Facebook said its CEO Mark Zuckerberg had an "honest talk" with the president and was "grateful for his ... personal engagement."
Comments |
Mar 20, 2014 — Google says it is now encrypting data as it moves between its servers and every session of Gmail will use a secure connection. The government has said tech companies knew the NSA was collecting data.
Comments |
Mar 7, 2014 — Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, tells NPR that U.S. decision-makers were given a week's notice that some Russian action was likely.
Launch in player | Comments |
Mar 5, 2014 — The Nobel committee says 278 people or institutions have been nominated for this year's prize. That's a record. Russia's leader is said to be among them. So is "NSA leaker" Edward Snowden.
Comments |
Mar 4, 2014 — Experts from the ACLU will question Snowden about the effect of mass surveillance on the technology community.
Comments |
Feb 27, 2014 — According to more secrets spilled by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, Britain's cyber spies downloaded snapshots of innocent Yahoo users. Much of what they saw was for adult audiences.
Comments |
Feb 21, 2014 — Also: a Guardian reporter claims someone was monitoring his book on Edward Snowden as he wrote it; Claire Messud on the semi-colon; Jhumpa Lahiri on short story writer Mavis Gallant.
Comments |
more Edward Snowden from NPR