NPR News

A major trade deal between Canada and the European Union hit a snag when the tiny Belgian region of Wallonia raised objections. But after winning concessions, the Walloons say they're now onboard.
Oct. 27, 2016
The May 2015 derailment left eight people dead and more than 200 others injured. Attorneys say the agreement means their clients will receive money more quickly than if the case were to be litigated.
Oct. 27, 2016
Senate GOP leadership has refused to hold hearings or a vote on the moderate judge's nomination. Yet, with the prospect of a Clinton presidency, might conservatives be having second thoughts?
Oct. 27, 2016
A small rock might contain tissue from a 130 million-year-old dinosaur brain. If confirmed, it would be the first bit of fossilized dino gray matter ever found.
Oct. 27, 2016
The risk posed to mammals — and to public health — is well-documented. But for some people, bush meat is an important part of their daily diet.
Oct. 27, 2016
Adam Crapser was adopted by an American couple as a child. They never completed his citizenship papers, and abandoned him into the foster system. Now, despite appeals for help, he is being deported.
Oct. 27, 2016
"Some people cursed the Assad regime. Some invoked God. And others didn't say a word," a witness tells NPR. Schools have been hit repeatedly during Syria's war and this is one of the worst incidents.
Oct. 27, 2016
The U.S. government alleges that a fraud scheme used operators at Indian call centers, impersonating IRS or immigration officials, to scam thousands of people out of more than $300 million.
Oct. 27, 2016
Most research on placebos involves people who think they're getting an active treatment, but aren't. But they may also work when people know full well they're getting a sham treatment.
Oct. 27, 2016
There was some good news in Twitter's third-quarter earnings report, including revenue of $616 million. But to be more efficient, it'll cut around 350 jobs.
Oct. 27, 2016
A subway ride hammers home the reality that many Muslims face: While they fear being hurt by terrorists and vigilantes, others see them as a threat.
Oct. 27, 2016
The European Union is giving the cards to Syrian refugees in Turkey. It's a massive project that will provide about $30 a person per month to the struggling families.
Oct. 27, 2016
A convoy of Russian warships is bound for the Mediterranean, and some were planning to stop for fuel at a Spanish enclave. NATO is concerned the ships are heading to support Russian strikes in Syria.
Oct. 27, 2016
Globally, this humble dish was one of the first ways humans learned to unlock the nutrition in grains. Now, chefs are embracing its sumptuous, delicious possibilities. And no, it's not just oatmeal.
Oct. 27, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both sketched out what they would do during their first few months in the White House, including bills they'd send to Congress and steps they'd take on their own.
Oct. 27, 2016
The Indians are enjoying sellout crowds in Cleveland for Series games against the Chicago Cubs. But where were those enthusiastic fans during 2016 regular season?
Oct. 27, 2016
Aging takes a toll on teeth, but Medicare doesn't cover most dental needs, and private plans often have skimpy coverage. That means people are paying out of pocket for care or going without.
Oct. 27, 2016
The results are mixed for fourth-, eighth- and 12th-graders. More than that, though, experts say the nation's report card may be out of step with the latest goals for science learning.
Oct. 27, 2016
Protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline have been raging. Tribe leader Dave Archambault II says he's telling supporters "not to react to any form of aggression that law enforcement brings."
Oct. 27, 2016
Amazon's new series Good Girls Revolt, set in 1969, was inspired by a landmark gender bias case at Newsweek. Showrunners also hired women at every level of the cast and crew — a Hollywood rarity.
Oct. 27, 2016

Pages