NPR News

Doctors, hospitals and insurers are balking at a Covered California proposal to eject providers of care that have inordinately high costs and low quality from its networks.
March 18, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winner Jonathan Gold is as much a culinary anthropologist and cultural philosopher as he is a food critic. A new documentary follows him across Los Angeles.
March 18, 2016
The rapper presumably meant to tag his location as Bogotá, Colombia, but instead checked in at Bogata, Romania, a small village which had some fun with the mistake.
March 17, 2016
The latest missile firing comes amid heightened tensions on the peninsula, following wide international condemnation for the North's January nuclear test.
March 17, 2016
Angelo Bruno, known as the "Gentle Don," ran the Philadelphia Mafia in the 1960s and 1970s. He was shot and killed outside of his home in 1980.
March 17, 2016
The Democrat eked out a slim victory of just 1,531 votes over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who said he wouldn't ask for a recount in the state's primary.
March 17, 2016
Republican members of Congress are intervening in a lawsuit in Texas over President Obama's executive actions on immigration. They argue that he can't block deportations that the law requires.
March 17, 2016
After the killing of nine African-Americans in a South Carolina church last year, there's been a renewed push to take down Confederate symbols across the South. Still, not everyone agrees.
March 17, 2016
The chief judge of the federal district court in Washington retired under a disability statute, the same day a Utah woman sued him for over sexual relations they had in 1981, when she was 16.
March 17, 2016
Berta Cáceres' family says Honduras is a repressive regime that doesn't deserve U.S. help. But driving a wedge between two long-time allies is a Herculean task.
March 17, 2016
Republicans remain steadfast in their refusal to consider any nominee to the Supreme Court during an election year. President Obama told NPR that argument is "puzzling."
March 17, 2016
A study looked at students who ate breakfast at school versus those who ate at home, at both places, or not at all. One of these groups had a higher risk of obesity, and it's not the one you'd think.
March 17, 2016
The folks at Guinness have a polite request: Don't slurp the foamy head off their beer. It's essentially a nitrogen cap, they say, that's protecting the flavors underneath from being oxidized.
March 17, 2016
Because really, Delhi's system does everything right that the nation's capital is doing wrong.
March 17, 2016
A 1-year-old, blue-eyed German shepherd mix named Luna fell off a fishing boat, swam to shore and survived on mice. She was found near a U.S. naval facility on an island off California.
March 17, 2016
Children may not be able to put their emotions into words, says psychologist Vittoria Ardino. But give them crayons and they can reveal their feelings in pictures.
March 17, 2016
Radar scans add weight to the claim that there are secret chambers in King Tut's tomb. One theory: This is the secret, final resting place of Queen Nefertiti.
March 17, 2016
Washington Post reporter Robert O'Harrow dissects Trump's acquisition of the Taj Mahal casino/hotel, which went into bankruptcy a year after it opened.
March 17, 2016
The patron saint of Ireland was born to high status in England, then stolen away by pirates as a teen. It's a life story with plenty of fodder to cook up an unexpected, historically inspired menu.
March 17, 2016
Standing desks have been touted as the answer for health problems caused by sitting all day. But the evidence that the high desks improve health — or that they are even used much — is weak.
March 17, 2016

Pages