NPR News

In turn-of-the-20th century America, "henpeckery" in married couples was the target of popular humor.
Dec. 28, 2015
Oklahoma's panhandle could also see blizzard conditions Monday, and winter storms are expected from Texas through the Midwest and Great Lakes.
Dec. 28, 2015
The player dubbed the "clown prince of basketball" was 83.
Dec. 28, 2015
A Native American family that sees Alzheimer's disease as a natural part of life may be less likely to reach for resources that could help, say Arizona mental health workers. They hope to change that.
Dec. 28, 2015
The law has changed, but what President Obama calls "too much testing" is likely to continue.
Dec. 28, 2015
In an interview with NPR, President Obama talks about interviewing people he finds extraordinary and about what question he'd pose to the people who want his job.
Dec. 28, 2015
When Jimmy Carter said his advanced melanoma has gone, he credited immunotherapy, treatments that harness the immune system to fight cancer cells. This idea dates back to a 19th-century doctor.
Dec. 28, 2015
The president has conducted a few interviews of his own recently, so NPR asked him: What does he want to ask the next president?
Dec. 28, 2015
The foreign ministers of South Korea and Japan achieved an agreement meant to resolve a decades-long impasse over Korean women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.
Dec. 28, 2015
For the first time in decades, the number of children with asthma isn't increasing, federal scientists report. But cases continue to rise among African-American children and poor children.
Dec. 28, 2015
Wexler, one of Hollywood's most famous and honored cinematographers and one whose innovative approach helped him win Oscars for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Bound for Glory, died Sunday.
Dec. 28, 2015
Kelly was recognized as one of the greatest American artists of the 20th century. He died Sunday afternoon, leaving behind pieces in nearly every major museum of modern art.
Dec. 27, 2015
Thousands of Cubans have been stuck in Costa Rica as they attempt to make their way to the United States.
Dec. 27, 2015
Compared with the Great Recession years, 2015 was a fairly tame time. Still, at least five stories had major impacts. They involved everything from crashing oil prices to merging beer companies.
Dec. 27, 2015
The swimmer — who holds 18 Olympic gold medals — intends to join ASU's coaching staff after next summer's Rio Olympics.
Dec. 27, 2015
Robert Spitzer helped create the first set of rigorous standards to identify mental disorders.
Dec. 27, 2015
At least ten people were killed and thousands of people were left without power after severe weather passed through the Dallas area on Saturday night.
Dec. 27, 2015
A new study in the journal JAMA Pediatrics says electronic toys for infants that produce lights and words were associated with decreased quantity and quality of language when compared to wooden toys.
Dec. 27, 2015
Mexican chef Pati Jinich shows NPR's Carrie Kahn how to handle those Christmas dinner turkey leftovers. She shows us how to make a mouthwatering pibil sauce for next-day sandwiches and enchiladas.
Dec. 27, 2015
Alabama is not a state that generally has prominence in presidential primaries. But Alabama's secretary of state is on a mission to change that in 2016, and he's having success luring GOP contenders.
Dec. 27, 2015

Pages