NPR News

It's the first time the number of homeless people has grown since 2010. In Los Angeles, homelessness is up by nearly 26 percent, fueled by high housing prices.
Dec. 5, 2017
A federal indictment suggests that government prosecutors have another strategy to gain custody of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate with the intention to deport him.
Dec. 5, 2017
A New York judge is weighing whether to dismiss a defamation case against President Trump brought by Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice who has accused him of sexual harassment.
Dec. 5, 2017
A woman aided by a homeless man on an interstate exit ramp late one night raises almost $400,000 to say thank you. He's bought himself a home.
Dec. 5, 2017
The president's move essentially backs Israel's position on the city that both Israel and Palestinians claim as their capital.
Dec. 5, 2017
2017 was a busy year for Twitter with records broken for most retweets and likes. President Obama had several of the year's most popular tweets.
Dec. 5, 2017
Earlier this fall, ICE rounded up more than a hundred Cambodians with deportation orders. After sitting in detention for weeks, more than 70 are expected to be sent to Cambodia.
Dec. 5, 2017
An official with the international aid group CARE talks about the ongoing humanitarian disaster — and what to expect in the months ahead.
Dec. 5, 2017
Alex Bowen of West Columbia said he didn't want to rouse the worker and got to work himself, documenting the caper in a series of selfies posted to social media.
Dec. 5, 2017
Mikhail Saakashvili first fled to his roof, then escaped a police van after protesters broke in. Wanted for allegedly aiding criminal groups, he has cast his arrest as a plot by Ukraine's president.
Dec. 5, 2017
A woman who received a uterus transplant recently delivered a healthy baby boy. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with the doctors working on the experiment about its ethics, risk, and cost implications.
Dec. 5, 2017
Two major network news divisions are addressing problems at the organizations after unrelated incidents. ABC News president James Goldston denounced his own journalists on Monday for a botched story about the federal investigation of President Trump's inner circle. NBC News is facing skepticism from staff as the organization addresses the backlash over the Matt Lauer sexual harassment scandal.
Dec. 5, 2017
Fewer people are trying to sneak across the Southwest border, while more undocumented immigrants are being picked up in the interior of the country, according to data released by the Homeland Security Department. It's the most comprehensive data to date on how arrest patterns have changed dramatically under the Trump administration.
Dec. 5, 2017
Justices at the Supreme Court appear sharply divided as to whether a baker may refuse to create a wedding cake for a same sex wedding. The case, heard on Tuesday, has generated emotional responses from both sides.
Dec. 5, 2017
More than 15 women made allegations of unwanted sexual advances by Donald Trump during his presidential campaign. NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with one of the women, Jessica Leeds as those stories are getting fresh look in the post-Weinstein era.
Dec. 5, 2017
When sexual misconduct allegations against Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore emerged, many Republicans distanced themselves. But gradually they moved back. The cycle parallels to aftermath reaction to then-candidate Donald Trump's Access Hollywood tape.
Dec. 5, 2017
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Travis Tygart, the CEO of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency about the International Olympic Committee's decision to ban Russia from competing in the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Russian athletes can still compete, but it will be under the Olympic flag.
Dec. 5, 2017
A fast-moving wildfire in Southern California has burned more than 70 square miles north of Los Angeles. Santa Ana winds are fanning the flames and about 30,000 people have been evacuated.
Dec. 5, 2017
In Honduras, protesters defied a dusk to dawn curfew to take to the streets and make noise in anger over the nation's disputed presidential election. Irregularities have sown widespread distrust in unofficial results that show the incumbent president with a slim lead. The opposition is calling for a recount.
Dec. 5, 2017
Congress is racing to pass two big priorities in the coming days — a final GOP tax bill and funding to keep the government from shutting down.
Dec. 5, 2017

Pages