NPR News

The agreement, negotiated by the city of Ferguson, Mo., and the Justice Department, was estimated to cost the city more than $2 million per year. City council altered the plan to reduce that cost.
Feb. 9, 2016
Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump have won convincing victories in New Hampshire, according to Associated Press projections.
Feb. 9, 2016
Bolden grew up in segregated South Carolina. One of his state senators, Strom Thurman, blocked his efforts to get to the Naval Academy, but a Hail-Mary letter to Lyndon Johnson helped him get there.
Feb. 9, 2016
The nets that ensnare the giant totoaba fish also trap and kill the world's smallest and rarest mammal: a porpoise called the vaquita.
Feb. 9, 2016
Though Zika was discovered in 1947, few scientists since had studied the virus. Now, while some check its genes, others turn to placental cells for clues to any link between Zika and birth defects.
Feb. 9, 2016
Hawaii has nearly 250 confirmed cases of the mosquito-borne virus since September 2015. State health officials say dengue symptoms include fever, rash, severe headaches and eye, joint and muscle pain.
Feb. 9, 2016
A dozen congregations are harboring migrants facing deportation. It echoes the sanctuary movement of the 1980s, when hundreds of churches sheltered Central Americans escaping war and violence.
Feb. 9, 2016
Deep in the woods of New Hampshire, 20 inmates are engaged in a fierce chess tournament in a secluded prison. The prize may be just a paper certificate, but even then, winning means a lot.
Feb. 9, 2016
Lourdes Gourriel Jr. and his older brother Yulieski went missing from their team hotel in Santo Domingo on Monday. Experts saw the potential defection as further sign that Cuban baseball in shambles.
Feb. 9, 2016
A federal judge wants the Department of Justice to formally explain why it hasn't been able to meet a deadline set for releasing all of Hillary Clinton's emails from her time as secretary of state.
Feb. 9, 2016
The islands saw the world's largest outbreak before Brazil: 20,000 cases. It may have been linked to birth defects — research is still being done. And in 2014 it seemed to disappear.
Feb. 9, 2016
In testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee, National Intelligence Director James Clapper says "unpredictable instability has become the new normal."
Feb. 9, 2016
Lakatriona "Bernice" Brunson of South Beach Tow fame has been named head football coach at Miami Jackson High School. Former 2 Live Crew rapper Luther Campbell is the new defensive coordinator.
Feb. 9, 2016
Pop-up dining experiences are cropping up across the country. While diners savor an exclusive meal, chefs get to try out recipes and gauge the local market for their food before opening a restaurant.
Feb. 9, 2016
In unveiling a sweeping plan to fund and revamp cybersecurity, the president asks citizens to consider using extra layers of security beside the password.
Feb. 9, 2016
The only concealed-carry permits needed would be for people who are 18-21 years old, if West Virginia enacts new gun legislation.
Feb. 9, 2016
In 1936, the surrealist Meret Oppenheim wrapped a teacup, saucer and spoon in fur. In the age of Freud, a gastro-sexual interpretation was inescapable. Even today, the work triggers intense reactions.
Feb. 9, 2016
The reaper is nearer in the Republican field. The end of the dream may come for any of six candidates who desperately need at least a respectable finish in New Hampshire.
Feb. 9, 2016
So you've watched the music video, and the halftime show, eleventy million times. Now, let these smart takes help you parse all the feels.
Feb. 9, 2016
Blood alcohol levels match well with a person's impairment. But the THC in marijuana doesn't move around the body the same way, so blood tests can miss people who are stoned.
Feb. 9, 2016

Pages