NPR News

As they say, it's complicated. But blockchain technology could be a boon for the world's poorest places.
Jan. 11, 2017
In an effort to be a more powerful player in the news business, Facebook is asking local and global outlets to tag-team on the creation of Facebook products.
Jan. 11, 2017
The Exxon Mobil CEO is appearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday. His business dealings with foreign countries, particularly Russia, are likely topics of inquiry.
Jan. 11, 2017
China's only aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, was seen in the center of the strait between the mainland and the self-governing island. China says the vessel was returning from a weapons drill.
Jan. 11, 2017
Latino leaders have been trying for months to meet with Trump. His transition team finally hosted a meeting on Tuesday. Attendees said most of those invited were conservative.
Jan. 11, 2017
More colleges and universities are exploring how to better use the trove of data they're collecting on their students to improve teaching and learning.
Jan. 11, 2017
Democrats are utilizing confirmation hearings to attack the president-elect's words and positions, which could continue today as Secretary of State-designate Rex Tillerson faces questions on Russia.
Jan. 11, 2017
The president-elect hasn't held a press conference since July. He's promised one for Wednesday, and there's a lot to ask about, from his alleged ties to Russia to what he plans to do about Obamacare.
Jan. 11, 2017
Liens filed by construction firms against the Trump Organization's new luxury Washington hotel claim they're owed more than $5 million for unpaid work. The federal government holds the building lease.
Jan. 11, 2017
OK, so they're not using Fitbits. But zoos across America are using software to minutely track the activity, behavior and physiology of captive elephants, and using that data to improve zoo life.
Jan. 11, 2017
Similar to "little free library" boxes that are filled with free books, these "blessing boxes" are stocked with food and toiletries for people in need to take — anonymously and whenever they want.
Jan. 11, 2017
Tuesday was an insane news day, with confirmation hearings, explosive new allegations about Trump's ties to Russia, and a death sentence in a high-profile case, among other things. And more to come.
Jan. 10, 2017
The president will speak on Tuesday night in Chicago. NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors across the newsroom, will be live-annotating his remarks.
Jan. 10, 2017
Intelligence officials recently briefed both Obama and Trump about the unconfirmed reports. U.S. intelligence agencies have said Russia engaged in an extensive hacking effort during the 2016 election.
Jan. 10, 2017
Federal prosecutors say they will try again to convince a jury that Baca was responsible for a wide-ranging conspiracy to cover up reports of prisoner abuse and thwart investigators.
Jan. 10, 2017
Those who can least afford to get hurt often live in the most dangerous places to walk. A study sees a link between the hazards and median household income and whether people have health insurance.
Jan. 10, 2017
Obama is expected to defend his administration's legacy even as President-elect Donald Trump threatens to roll back some of his signature proposals, including Obamacare and climate change regulations.
Jan. 10, 2017
The filmmaker's collection, which ranges from Norman Rockwell paintings to Hollywood props, is headed for a site near his alma mater, the University of Southern California.
Jan. 10, 2017
Many of the questions during Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing for attorney general centered on whether he would stand up to the president-elect's more controversial stances.
Jan. 10, 2017
Rising temperatures and thawing permafrost threaten tiny Newtok. Its residents want President Obama to declare an official disaster, to unlock the millions it needs to move the community.
Jan. 10, 2017

Pages