NPR News

New research reinforces the role of a human — an adult or older child — when young kids learn from technology.
Jan. 4, 2017
The nearly extinct American religious group with roots in 18th Century England has lost one one of its last remaining members.
Jan. 3, 2017
Some companies in France have already recognized the need to reduce office intrusions into personal and family time. But others worry that the new law, which went into effect Jan. 1, may not work.
Jan. 3, 2017
Democrat Andrew Cuomo says his plan would allow students from families earning less than $125,000 a year to attend state-run schools without paying tuition.
Jan. 3, 2017
Analysts are watching to see whether the Twitter blasts continue and threatened tariffs emerge. The strategies could save jobs or could hurt the economy if other countries retaliate.
Jan. 3, 2017
Senate Republicans introduced a budget resolution that starts the process to defund key chunks of the Affordable Care Act. President-elect Donald Trump says he'll sign a bill.
Jan. 3, 2017
The U.S. "has the highest rate of gun-related deaths among industrialized countries, with more than 30,000 fatalities annually," the study says. Yet funding for gun violence research is limited.
Jan. 3, 2017
George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, also announced Tuesday they would attend, along with the 2016 Democratic nominee and 42nd president.
Jan. 3, 2017
Nationwide, local officials have vowed to defy President-elect Trump should he try to deport immigrants in their cities. Some advocates wish they'd stood up sooner.
Jan. 3, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump hasn't done enough to separate his role as president from his role as businessman, several high-profile conservatives and others wrote in an open, bipartisan letter.
Jan. 3, 2017
Westerners are often looking for short, intense workouts. A new study points out a different path to fitness.
Jan. 3, 2017
Colonists in the new world experimented with new and unfamiliar ingredients for cocktails. The results were Lambswool, Ass's Milk and other innovative drinks, some of which could kill you.
Jan. 3, 2017
Only one member of Congress is religiously unaffiliated, but more than one-in-five Americans are.
Jan. 3, 2017
The sky appears blue at the beginning of the 13-second video, then completely disappears from view in the haze of brown smog. Dozens of Chinese cities are currently under pollution alerts.
Jan. 3, 2017
Ninety young Syrian refugees are teaming up with neuroscientists in Leipzig to figure out the quickest and best way to teach German as a second language. Vocabulary first, or grammar, early on, too?
Jan. 3, 2017
More than 50 inmates died at the remote Anisio Jobim Penitentiary Complex during a grisly, 17-hour standoff believed to have originated as a clash between rival gangs.
Jan. 3, 2017
Robert Lighthizer, 69, has long advocated a tougher stand on trade with China, which is in line with President-elect Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric.
Jan. 3, 2017
Kelly's decision to move to NBC, a network that President-elect Donald Trump and some conservative pundits have branded as "liberal," isn't a complete surprise.
Jan. 3, 2017
NPR's political director gives us the latest on moves by House Republicans to curb an independent ethics watchdog. President-elect Donald Trump has already weighed in.
Jan. 3, 2017
After a late-night vote and an ensuing public-relations debacle, House Republicans reversed themselves on a decision that would have taken the teeth out of the Office of Congressional Ethics.
Jan. 3, 2017

Pages