NPR News

[title_1]
The Trump administration made the declaration after Beijing allowed its currency to drop sharply. China's move triggered a sell-off on Wall Street.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
Cesar Sayoc blamed his attempted bombing spree on his mental illness and excessive use of steroids. His attorneys said he was obsessed with President Trump.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
In a rare political post-presidency statement, former President Barack Obama called for tighter gun laws after the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton. "We are not helpless here," he said.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
"I want to praise the defendant's grandmother, who saved lives by interrupting this plot," said a federal prosecutor. She was able to persuade her grandson to go to a hospital.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
As more cities and states try to cut carbon emissions, natural gas is becoming a target. The city of Berkeley, Calif., just became the first to ban it in new homes, but it may not be the last.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
"At some level firing 8chan as a customer is easy," Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince said. Before the Texas shooting, the suspect is believed to have posted a white nationalist, anti-Hispanic screed.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
The national average in the U.S. is 4.43 deaths per 100,000. By contrast, in Canada, the figure is 0.47 per 100,000. In Bangladesh, it's 0.07 deaths per 100,000.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
Turns out the departing "visitor" wasn't a woman at all – but a drug trafficker sentenced to decades in prison and boldly trying to escape. He was reportedly caught because he was acting nervous.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
Many advocates for changing America's gun laws spoke out on Sunday with a simple command to their public servants: "Do something!"
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
World stock markets saw sharp sell-offs after China let its currency slide, the latest move in its trade war with the United States. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed down 767 points, or 2.9%.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
Nobody else has ever tried to cross the body of water by hoverboard, which is powered by a backpack full of fuel. The last time he tried, he plunged into the sea.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
The number of girls in the juvenile justice system has been rising because of arrests for low level offenses like running away or violating curfew. Kentucky is now taking a different approach.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
Studies show poor children living in "high opportunity" areas have a better chance at success. A program in the Seattle area to help families move to better neighborhoods has seen promising results.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
President Trump delivered remarks from the White House in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend, one potentially linked to white nationalism.
Aug. 5, 2019
[title_1]
As millennials continue to fuel the decline in wine sales, some alcohol brands are making health claims as a way to attract consumers. But this has scientists and health researchers on edge.
Aug. 5, 2019

Pages