NPR News

What's become of some very large sums of money directed (or not) towards education? Plus, DACA's impact on college-going, in our weekly roundup.
Feb. 18, 2018
The 33-year-old American faced the favored Marcel Hirscher from Austria in the 2018 Olympic men's giant slalom. The American Ryan Cochran-Siegle had a solid performance, finishing 11th.
Feb. 18, 2018
Two Americans finished in the top 12 of the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle, including Nick Goepper, who took a silver medal.
Feb. 18, 2018
Professional skiers and resorts in Aspen face a problem this season: deal with patches of dirt caused by warmer temperatures or make the climate worse by making and moving artificial snow.
Feb. 17, 2018
The National Security Advisor broke with what has been President Trump's script about the F.B.I. investigation into Russian interference in the election.
Feb. 17, 2018
No deaths had been reported as a direct consequence of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck central and southern Mexico earlier Friday.
Feb. 17, 2018
The world was moved by a viral photo of the 7-year-old girl, whose body was found on a trash heap in January.
Feb. 17, 2018
Judge Evelyn Baker gave 16-year-old Bobby Bostic a life sentence after he was convicted of armed robbery, among other charges. Now, 20 years later, she wants the Supreme Court to overrule her.
Feb. 17, 2018
Privately funded scientists made a virus related to smallpox from scratch, hoping their version might lead to a better smallpox vaccine. But critics question the need — and worry about repercussions.
Feb. 17, 2018
There were Facebook groups and events inciting both left and right; fake identities to pay real people involved with rallies; and stolen U.S. identities used to facilitate payments for digital ads.
Feb. 17, 2018
Arthur James Robinson, known as "Mr. Okra," died this week. But New Orleans residents will never forget his distinctive inventory call and his brightly-painted truck, winding through the city.
Feb. 17, 2018
Her story was so inspirational to readers that they literally sprung into verse, with a Dr. Seuss-inspired poem. What they created is the most joyful poem about eye worms ever written.
Feb. 17, 2018
Here are five takeaways from the indictment unveiled on Friday that charged a St. Petersburg troll farm and a number of individual Russians with waging "information warfare" against the United States.
Feb. 17, 2018
"There are people who go through life until they are 80 or 90 years old, desperate to let out their chicken. They die without doing so, which is a mistake," a Carnival reveler says.
Feb. 17, 2018
Security experts say allowing students to have their phones with them during the school day is unlikely to make anyone safer. Maybe even the opposite.
Feb. 17, 2018
By the end of the first week, Norway's team led in medals, with 19. Athletes from Team USA won eight medals, including five gold — the first of which went to 17-year-old snowboarder Red Gerard.
Feb. 17, 2018
"Tribal infrastructure is American infrastructure," the president of the National Congress of American Indians said in response to Trump's proposal for investing in U.S. infrastructure.
Feb. 17, 2018
She went up the hill a snowboarder but came down an Olympic champion skier. That's one way to tell the story of Ester Ledecka, the Czech athlete who stunned the world in South Korea.
Feb. 17, 2018
John Kelly's memo follows criticisms that lax clearance procedures allowed an aide accused of domestic violence to remain on job.
Feb. 17, 2018
Teens from all over the world made the cut to represent their countries at the Winter Games. Youthful energy and savvy social media have propelled many to Olympic stardom.
Feb. 17, 2018

Pages