National News

In Danang, Where U.S. Troops First Landed, Memories Of War Have Faded

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

U.S. Marines were deployed to the coastal Vietnamese city 50 years ago last month. Now, 40 years after the war's end and amid great change, former Viet Cong and an American reflect on that time.

» E-Mail This

Citing Religious Beliefs, Muslim Gitmo Inmates Object To Female Guards

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

A judge has blocked women from shackling and escorting the five Muslim men on trial for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn, have filed Equal Opportunity complaints against the judge.

» E-Mail This

Georgia Settles Case Alleging Assembly-Line Justice For Children

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

After the Justice Department filed a statement of interest in the case, the state of Georgia has settled a lawsuit accusing it of providing inadequate representation to poor young people.

» E-Mail This

Conditions Slowly Improve After Nepal Quake

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

Power is on in most areas of Kathmandu and the Internet is working, but tens of thousands are homeless. NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Russell Lewis in Nepal about earthquake recovery.

» E-Mail This

Author: Clinton Foundation Disclosures 'Sloppy At The Very Least'

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Joshua Green of Bloomberg News about the Clinton Foundation and its apparent lack of transparency over donors.

» E-Mail This

Demonstrators Jubilant After Baltimore Police Charges

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

Protests turned to celebrations in Baltimore after a prosecutor announced charges against six police officers for the death of Freddie Gray. The police union is crying foul.

» E-Mail This

Lincoln's Tomb Site At Risk With State Budget Cuts

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:57

Thousands will honor Lincoln's death in Springfield, Ill. this weekend. Yet, the tomb's caretakers are facing criticism from scholars and are struggling to find funding to maintain the historic site.

» E-Mail This

Grade-Skippers: Where Are They Now?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 03:33

Earlier this week, we reported on "acceleration": jumping ahead by either skipping a grade or entering kindergarten early. We asked if any of you had done it ... and how it all turned out.

» E-Mail This

Kate Middleton, Wife Of Prince William, Has A Baby Girl

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 02:30

Just hours after she checked into the hospital in early labor, the Duchess of Cambridge delivered a baby.

» E-Mail This

You Want To Go To Nepal And Help Out. Is That A Good Idea?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 01:28

Volunteers are eager to lend a hand as the country recovers from the earthquake. That's a noble intention — but it could backfire.

» E-Mail This

You Want To Go To Nepal And Help Out. Is That A Good Idea?

NPR News - Sat, 2015-05-02 01:28

Volunteers are eager to lend a hand as the country recovers from the earthquake. That's a noble intention — but it could backfire.

» E-Mail This

Kate Middleton, Wife Of Prince William, Is In Labor

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 22:24

The Duchess of Cambridge checked into a London hospital and is in the early stages of labor, according to reports.

» E-Mail This

#NPRreads: Why Black Leadership Didn't Matter In Baltimore

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 16:56

Also, we recommend pieces exploring a hidden online drug bazaar and the Syrian regime's sinister, new weapon.

» E-Mail This

Baltimore Protests: What We Know About The Freddie Gray Arrest

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 16:23

Based on witness testimony and what police and the Baltimore state's attorney have said, multiple officers allegedly failed over and over to provide medical attention to Gray.

» E-Mail This

12 Motivational Moments With An Ohio Republican. No, Really

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 15:35

From Croatians and chocolate cake to Taylor Swift and Iran, Ohio GOP Gov. John Kasich, considering a run for president, weighed in on the issues of the day. He even peppered in advice from his mother.

» E-Mail This

Show Us The Aid: Anger In An Ancient Nepali Town

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:39

Earthquake victims in Bhaktapur need food, water and shelter. They assert that the government is not delivering.

» E-Mail This

Law Enforcement Reacts To Baltimore Officer Criminal Charges

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:23

Six police officers face charges, including murder and involuntary manslaughter, for Freddie Gray's death. Some worry they're losing the benefit of the doubt from both prosecutors and the public.

» E-Mail This

A Man Said To Be Ebola Free Could Still Infect A Partner During Sex

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 14:19

A new report says a woman in Liberia likely contracted the virus after unprotected sex with a man who had survived the disease. The reason may lie in the immune response of the testicles.

» E-Mail This

PROFILE: Young Prosecutor In Gray Case Shows No Tolerance For Police Misconduct

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 13:15

Marilyn Mosby promised to tackle violent crime and police misconduct when she took office in January. She wasted no time in leveling charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

» E-Mail This

Ohio Republican Gov. Kasich On Expanding Medicaid: 'It's My Money'

NPR News - Fri, 2015-05-01 13:09

Kasich is thinking about running for president but the problem is whether he can get through a GOP primary with some of his issue positions.

» E-Mail This

Pages