NPR News

Syndicate content News
NPR news, audio, and podcasts. Coverage of breaking stories, national and world news, politics, business, science, technology, and extended coverage of major national and world events.
Updated: 27 min 33 sec ago

The Key Sticking Points In The Iranian Nuclear Talks

Mon, 2014-06-16 07:44

Iran and six world powers have set a July 20 deadline for reaching a deal on Iran's nuclear program. With the clock ticking, here's a look at the main obstacles.

» E-Mail This

Tony Gwynn, San Diego Padres Hall Of Famer, Dies

Mon, 2014-06-16 07:28

Gwynn, known as "Mr. Padre," flirted with a .400 batting average in 1994. Over his career, he earned eight National League batting titles and had 3,141 hits. He was 54.

» E-Mail This

Garage Where 'Post' Reporter Met Deep Throat To Be Demolished

Mon, 2014-06-16 06:58

The Arlington County, Va., board voted unanimously to approve the plan to demolish two buildings that stand atop the garage where secrets related to the Watergate scandal were revealed.

» E-Mail This

Militants Attack Kenyan Town, Leaving Dozens Of People Dead

Mon, 2014-06-16 05:37

The government blamed al-Shabab, Somalia's al-Qaida-linked terror group, which claimed responsibility for last year's attack at a Nairobi mall in which 67 people were killed.

» E-Mail This

Starbucks Will Pay For Employees To Complete College

Mon, 2014-06-16 05:03

An online bachelor's degree from Arizona State University for every barista.

» E-Mail This

Formula One Great Michael Schumacher Comes Out Of Coma

Mon, 2014-06-16 04:19

The racing legend left a French hospital for a facility in Switzerland where he will continue his rehabilitation. A skiing accident in December left Schumacher in a coma.

» E-Mail This

In Escalation, Russia Cuts Gas Supplies To Ukraine

Mon, 2014-06-16 03:37

Russia announced the move after the two sides failed to come to an agreement over the price of natural gas.

» E-Mail This

Lights, Lights, Lights, Action! A Crazy New Light Projector

Mon, 2014-06-16 03:03

What if you could turn your finger into a paintbrush and, in real time, draw anything on any surface (even in the air), then turn your creation into a moving figure? No, don't imagine. Watch this.

» E-Mail This

Lights, Lights, Lights, Action! A Crazy New Light Projector

Mon, 2014-06-16 03:03

What if you could turn your finger into a paintbrush and, in real time, draw anything on any surface (even in the air), then turn your creation into a moving figure? No, don't imagine. Watch this.

» E-Mail This

Militant Group Advances In Iraq, Taking Northern Iraqi Town

Mon, 2014-06-16 02:50

The Iraqi government was trying to verify a claim by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria that the group had killed hundreds of Shiite security forces.

» E-Mail This

A Chinese Chemical Company And A 'Bath Salts' Epidemic

Mon, 2014-06-16 02:13

When the drugs first appeared, U.S. law enforcement officials had a tough time figuring out what they contained and where they came from. One source was a lab in Shanghai.

» E-Mail This

Police: Dozens Killed In Terrorist Attack On Kenyan Town

Mon, 2014-06-16 01:04

Somali extremists wielding automatic weapons attacked a small Kenyan coastal town for hours on Monday, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire and spraying bullets into the street.

» E-Mail This

Power To The Health Data Geeks

Sun, 2014-06-15 23:52

There's a gold rush on in health information technology. Entrepreneurs and venture capitalists are betting on companies that aim to help consumers, insurers and providers save money.

» E-Mail This

Hunting For Alien Bug And Seed Invaders At Baltimore's Port

Sun, 2014-06-15 23:51

A few weeks ago, U.S. Customs and Border Protection spotted an unfamiliar moth in a shipment of organic soybeans. It was a small victory in the effort to prevent the spread of exotic pests.

» E-Mail This

Father Devises A 'Bionic Pancreas' To Help Son With Diabetes

Sun, 2014-06-15 23:50

Insulin monitors and pumps are getting better, but a person with diabetes will tell you they're far from ideal. Potential solutions include one that delivers two hormones to control blood sugar.

» E-Mail This

Kaymer Closes Out Wire-To-Wire U.S. Open Win

Sun, 2014-06-15 22:07

The trophy Martin Kaymer won is all he needed to prove he's anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the two years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the skepticism.

» E-Mail This

Medtronic To Buy Irish Medical-Device Manufacturer

Sun, 2014-06-15 22:02

U.S. medical device manufacturer Medtronic announced Sunday night that it has agreed to buy Ireland-based competitor Covidien for $42.9 billion in cash and stock.

» E-Mail This

Home, Food Or Health Care: A Choice Many Renters Can't Afford

Sun, 2014-06-15 13:40

As of 2012, rentals made up 35 percent of American households. Their numbers are growing, but the demand isn't easing rental rates. Many renters now pay more than 50 percent of their income on rent.

» E-Mail This

From Resumes To Romance, Giving Young Dads The Skills To Succeed

Sun, 2014-06-15 13:11

The L.A. Fathers Program at Children's Hospital Los Angeles helps fathers of all ages learn job and parenting skills to support their children.

» E-Mail This

U.S. Faces Long Odds In First World Cup Match

Sun, 2014-06-15 12:55

NPR's Arun Rath speaks with sports correspondent Tom Goldman about the U.S. national team's first game of the World Cup. The team faces off against Ghana in what promises to be a tough match for the Americans.

» E-Mail This


KBBI is Powered by Active Listeners like You

As we celebrate 35 years of broadcasting, we look ahead to technology improvements and the changing landscape of public radio.

Support the voices, music, information, and ideas that add so much to your life.Thank you for supporting your local public radio station.


Drupal theme by ver.1.4