NPR News

A human rights group says police in China detained two people for protesting the government's approach to smog. A popular film about the same topic was recently removed from major websites.
March 09, 2015
Those testifying have included the father of Martin Richard, 8, who died in the attack. More survivors will tell their stories Monday.
March 09, 2015
The tech titan's latest device/platform drops into a busy gadget niche that has a big gender gap among early adopters. Still, analysts are expecting more than 10 million sales in the first year.
March 09, 2015
Academic "Monuments Men" have donned disguises and dodged snipers to help save their country's cultural riches from looting and destruction. Heritage experts warn the losses so far are incalculable.
March 09, 2015
When it comes to presidential politics, Iowa is where things all get started, long before most people realize the election season has begun. And like it or not, the race is on ... if only on one side.
March 09, 2015
Kansas City boasts one of the fastest, most competitive Internet service markets. But people are still trying to figure what do with all that speed — and some neighborhoods aren't being served.
March 09, 2015
The goal is simple, the techniques easy. Let the mother see her baby being born, if she wants to, and give her the baby immediately following the birth, so they can bond before the baby is taken away.
March 09, 2015
This lakeside town of Montreux just hosted talks on Iran's nuclear program. But music fans know it for its rich musical heritage, including a starring role in "Smoke On The Water."
March 08, 2015
In employment disability discrimination charges filed between 2005 and 2010, the most commonly cited disabilities were those not immediately obvious to others.
March 08, 2015
Tens of thousands were to march across the Edmund Pettus bridge in the Alabama town, where 50 years ago state troopers attacked peaceful demonstrators calling for voting equality.
March 08, 2015
The 23-year-old trespasser, whom police have yet to identify, spent eight hours casually walking around on top of the Palace of Westminster.
March 08, 2015
Random tests of milk reveal that a few farmers are treating dairy cows with antibiotics that aren't supposed to be used on them. The FDA is now considering tighter controls to prevent such practices.
March 08, 2015
The keynote speaker at the demonstration in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square was given by ex-Mossad chief Meir Dagan, who accused the prime minister of causing great "strategic damage" to Israel.
March 08, 2015
As the country awaits a decision on a possible 2016 presidential run, Hilary and former president Bill Clinton are forced to defend decisions involving donations and Hillary's email practices.
March 08, 2015
Venezuela's president is expelling most U.S. diplomats and demanding Americans secure visas to enter the country. Critics say it's an effort to draw attention from the the nation's economic meltdown.
March 08, 2015
It said the battery had expired 15 months prior to the Malaysia airliner's disappearance. The report also said there was no evidence the plane's crew acted abnormally ahead of the flight.
March 08, 2015
Marilee Jones, the former dean of admissions at MIT, inflated her resume and resigned from her position in 2007. Coming back from that kind of mistake can be harrowing — and life-changing.
March 08, 2015
A total of five individuals are being arraigned in a court in Moscow for last week's murder of Boris Nemtsov, a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin.
March 08, 2015
Elephants were part of the spectacle ever since an enterprising farmer encountered one of the country's first elephants.
March 08, 2015
In his new documentary, The Age of Love, filmmaker Steven Loring profiled several people between 70 and 90 at a speed dating event in Rochester, N.Y.
March 08, 2015

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