NPR News

Medical journalist Jeanne Lenzer warns that implanted medical devices are approved with far less scrutiny and testing than drugs. As a result, she says, some have caused harm and even death.
Jan. 17, 2018
Over a three-week span in 2015, more than 200,000 saiga antelope suddenly died in Kazakhstan. The animals would be grazing normally, then dead in three hours. A new study points to heat and humidity.
Jan. 17, 2018
Chinese authorities say they've found the Iranian tanker that sank Sunday after a collision and several explosions. The incident left the crew presumed dead — and released two miles-long oil slicks.
Jan. 17, 2018
These shoes are made for taking the metro. They may seem pricey, but they're about a quarter of the cost of an annual transportation pass in Berlin.
Jan. 17, 2018
Dole served more than three decades in Congress, was the Republican presidential nominee in 1996 and was an early supporter of President Trump, who will attend the ceremony.
Jan. 17, 2018
Chronic Wasting Disease, a deadly neurological disorder similar to Mad Cow, has been detected in 24 states. So far it has posed no risk to people, but a new Canadian study has prompted more testing.
Jan. 17, 2018
The two countries will also form a unified women's hockey team to compete in the Winter Olympics in February. The North will send a cheering squad to support its delegation.
Jan. 17, 2018
The online backlash to the president's alleged insult was a wave of photos highlighting the positive side of places he mentioned. Now there's a backlash to the backlash.
Jan. 17, 2018
NPR's Leila Fadel wants to hear from you about the anniversary of the Women's March. She's curious to learn what you think has changed over the past year and what you're marching for this year.
Jan. 17, 2018
Pair skaters Ryom Tae Ok, 18, and Kim Ju Sik, 25, qualified last year for the Winter Games. They'll learn this weekend if they'll compete in Pyeongchang. Their short program is set to a Beatles' song.
Jan. 17, 2018
The space rock punched through the clouds near Detroit just after 8 p.m. with a boom that shook houses and registered magnitude 2.0 on U.S. Geological Survey instruments.
Jan. 17, 2018
The funding freeze comes weeks after the U.S. was soundly rejected in its attempts to block a resolution in the U.N. that called for countries not to move their embassies to Jerusalem.
Jan. 17, 2018
Also: Most of the National Park Service Board quits, angry over government indifference; wintry weather crashes into the East; and a suspected meteor causes quite the sonic boom in Eastern Michigan.
Jan. 17, 2018
Details about the national spirit squad emerged as delegations from North and South Korea meet to discuss how the pariah regime will participate in the Pyeongchang Olympics in February.
Jan. 17, 2018
The Supreme Court hears arguments in a case in which the defendant's lawyer told the jury he was guilty over the defendant's explicit objection.
Jan. 17, 2018
The chairman of the board, former Alaska Gov. Tony Knowles, said in a letter that the Department of the Interior showed no interest in engaging with its members.
Jan. 17, 2018
We got more than 100 letters from our listeners about how y'all feel like fakes. Here are some of our favorites.
Jan. 17, 2018
This week on Ask Code Switch, a question from a Florida high school student who wants to know how to fight against injustice without antagonizing his teachers.
Jan. 17, 2018
Accidental deaths, which include overdoses, have become the third-leading killer for Americans for the first time in more than a century, according to the National Safety Council.
Jan. 17, 2018
GOP lawmakers want a compromise to prevent a shutdown for at least another month. But many Democrats have promised a no-vote unless protections for "Dreamers" are part of the bargain.
Jan. 17, 2018

Pages