NPR News

Both major party candidates are preparing for the first presidential debate on Monday, but they're doing so in different ways.
Sept. 22, 2016
Executive Editor Dean Baquet says "it would almost be illiterate" to call Donald Trump's longstanding claim that President Obama was born outside the U.S. anything but a lie.
Sept. 22, 2016
What can a city in decline do to make a comeback? In Springfield, Ohio, a new school is trying to turn the tide. But local leaders say keeping young people from moving away is key to economic revival.
Sept. 22, 2016
The tear-gas-shrouded demonstrations follow the fatal shooting of a black man by police on Tuesday. Police say the man was armed, while relatives and neighbors say he was holding a book.
Sept. 21, 2016
A complete list of the websites available to people in North Korea was published online on Tuesday. A security engineer stumbled upon the usually-hidden sites with URLs ending in .kp.
Sept. 21, 2016
Drug resistance is no longer a matter of health. It could have massive implications for the world's economy and food supply.
Sept. 21, 2016
It's a major step forward on a key portion of last year's nuclear deal with Iran, and is seen as a test case on doing business with that country. The planes will help modernize Iran's aging fleet.
Sept. 21, 2016
All that holiday grubbing does indeed pack on the pounds. How much? Researchers tracked the weights of 3,000 people in Germany, Japan and the U.S. and found a weight spike after every major holiday.
Sept. 21, 2016
Fed Chair Janet Yellen says, although job growth is rebounding, she sees no inflation threat and no hurry to raise rates. The Fed is not likely to do so before the presidential election.
Sept. 21, 2016
The power company says the outage is affecting customers across the island. About one million customers have been affected.
Sept. 21, 2016
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, promised to give away their $45 billion fortune during their lifetime. This is one of the biggest investments so far.
Sept. 21, 2016
Last week, China's space program announced that the Tiangong-1 will be falling through the atmosphere in late 2017. Observers have speculated for months that China had lost control of the lab.
Sept. 21, 2016
Capt. William Prickitt commanded a company of black soldiers during the Civil War. When he took ill, they saved him. A photo album that he carried the rest of his life has preserved their identities.
Sept. 21, 2016
Scientists are finally beginning to understand proprioception, a sense that tells us where our body is in space. Much of what they've learned comes from two girls with a rare genetic disorder.
Sept. 21, 2016
"He was doing his bear thing, and before he knew it he was in the city," an official told a local newspaper. The animal wove through oncoming traffic and jogged past a Pizza Hut before it was caught.
Sept. 21, 2016
"If I can prevent that kind of pain from happening in the classroom by simply alerting students to that kind of language before it gets sprung on them, why wouldn't I do that?"
Sept. 21, 2016
The court overturned the gun conviction of a man who had run from a Boston police officer. The officer "lacked reasonable suspicion" to talk to him, the court said.
Sept. 21, 2016
Conservative groups have filed about a dozen lawsuits against election officials around the country, claiming that they're not maintaining their voter registration lists as required by law.
Sept. 21, 2016
A Yale historian's new book explores America's changing tastes, and what they say about our culture — from class mobility to civil rights to women's changing status.
Sept. 21, 2016
A look at major indicators suggests that while African-Americans lag behind the rest of the country in many key areas, they've also experienced steady economic and socioeconomic gains.
Sept. 21, 2016

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