Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
AP
August 28, 2014 | NPR · James Tomsheck was pushed out of his job as internal affairs chief for Customs and Border Protection in June. He warns the agency has become a paramilitary organization with little accountability.
 
August 28, 2014 | NPR · U.S. and Russian experts met recently on neutral territory, on an island in Finland, to come up with ways to resolve their countries' dispute over Ukraine.
 
NPR
August 28, 2014 | NPR · Foster Farms has been accused of poisoning its customers with salmonella bacteria. But in recent months, the company has become a leader in the poultry industry's fight against the foodborne pathogen.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
August 27, 2014 | NPR · The end of August heralds the start to the final phase of the 2014 election season. As primaries wrap up and candidates ready themselves for November, NPR's Charlie Mahtesian lays out the political landscape.
 
iStockphoto
August 27, 2014 | NPR · Across the nation, state legislators are gearing up for Election Day. And they're well aware that their fates could be tied to national political forces like the president's low approval rating.
 
Courtesy of Irn Bru
August 27, 2014 | NPR · Irn Bru is a neon orange soda that inspires passion and may help explain the strong independent streak in Scotland as it prepares to vote Sept. 18 on whether to break away from the United Kingdom.
 

Latest Saturday rundown




WE Saturday Feature

August 23, 2014 | NPR · Nearly 1,500 people have died in the Ebola outbreak, and more nations in the region are closing their borders. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about the epidemic.
 

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:

All Things Considered for February 28, 2014

Feb 28, 2014 — Secret documents provided by Edward Snowden reveal a program shared by the National Security Agency and the UK's surveillance agency. Spencer Ackerman of The Guardian explains "Optic Nerve."
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — Police are buying software programs that help them track suspicious activity on the Web. But they come with a risk: If they're used too aggressively, the department could end up in court.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act turns twenty years old on Friday. The law made background checks a requirement for gun purchases for licensed dealers. A lot has changed in two decades.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — Our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss Ukraine, the president's new task force and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's veto.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — First responders nationwide are expanding use of Narcan, used to treat heroin and other opioid overdoses. But the drug is pricey — and only one company makes it.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — Cookbook author Sally Sampson and pediatric endocrinologist David Ludwig discuss the Picky Eater Project, which aims to learn why some children have picky eating habits and what some remedies may be.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — The conflict in Syria has created a new threat: Terrorist groups working there might turn their sights on Europe or the U.S. Syria might be changing terrorism; does this pose a threat to the West?
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — While writer Anthony Marra sees literary links between Ukraine's past and present turmoil, conflict in Kiev and the arrest of the infamous "El Chapo" remind novelist Zachary Lazar of a Mexican author.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — The descendants of the coastal Brazilian city have a long, mixed history, making for quite the vibrant display and musical celebration. One style of music is even said to make the blood boil.
Launch in player | Comments |
Feb 28, 2014 — Ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych made his first public speech since fleeing the country. Financial Times reporter Courtney Weaver discusses the new conference and its reception in Crimea.
Launch in player | Comments |
more All Things Considered for February 28, 2014 from NPR