NPR News

The cyclist had dominated the Tour, wearing the yellow jersey through all but two stages of the grueling three-week competition.
July 27, 2014
The State Department says the photos show burn marks from the firing of multiple rocket launchers inside Russia and resulting craters on the other side of the border.
July 27, 2014
A district court judge says the law that prohibited people from carrying handguns outside their homes violates the Second Amendment.
July 27, 2014
Songs that teach and delight students of all ages.
July 27, 2014
Chonalyn, a 6-pound girl, was born Sunday morning in a Manila hospital. But the head of the country's population commission says it will be a challenge to provide for so many people.
July 27, 2014
A researcher has complained that coverage in NPR and other outlets ignores his work and gives undue credit to a sixth-grader's project. But that sixth grader did make an original contribution.
July 27, 2014
Fighting in the country's east has killed at least 38 people since the U.S. on Saturday temporarily closed its embassy in the capital, citing security concerns.
July 27, 2014
NPR's Corey Flintoff, reporting from Donetsk, Ukraine, says government forces appear to be gaining ground against rebels who control the wreckage site.
July 27, 2014
Congress has just one work week left before its planned August recess, but it has yet to strike a deal on a funding bill dealing with the border crisis.
July 27, 2014
The government's anti-corruption drive has already targeted 25,000 officials in the first half of the year. The most recent high-profile victim is Rui Chenggang, an anchor on CCTV's finance channel.
July 27, 2014
Goat — it's the other red meat! And it's easy to mess up. Kenyan-born Kevin Onyona reveals the secrets to a tender yet hearty stew: You've got to break down that meat, and you've got to give it love.
July 27, 2014
NPR's Lidia Jean Kott talked to Jason Aaron, the writer of the new female Thor. When she first talked to him she knew nothing about superhero comics, but after some research she became a fan.
July 27, 2014
A proposed 24-hour extension to Saturday's humanitarian cease-fire didn't last past Sunday morning.
July 27, 2014
Dionna Fry spent last summer in Ethiopia, finding out how the locals liked a new kind of latrine that reduces the risk of disease — and can turn waste into fertilizer for a fruit tree.
July 26, 2014
Alexander the Great complained about the tunnels under Gaza during his siege of the area in 332 BC. They are still an issue today as the Israelis and Palestinians slug it out.
July 26, 2014
Kiev's forces have been advancing on key rebel stronghold in hopes of forcing a collapse of the separatist movement.
July 26, 2014
The 29-year-old cyclist will become the first Italian to wear the yellow jersey into Paris since Marco Pantani in 1998. This year's event was marked by favorites dropping out early on.
July 26, 2014
Baghdad officials deny these accusations, but rights workers say the Iraqi government is indiscriminately bombing in civilian areas.
July 26, 2014
It is the latest in a slew of missile tests conducted by North Korea in recent weeks in the lead up to the 61st anniversary of the signing of the an armistice that halted fighting in the Korean War.
July 26, 2014
It was a controversial week for the National Football League. Bloomberg's Kavitha Davidson brings NPR's Scott Simon up to date.
July 26, 2014

Pages