• Man Who Sexually Assaulted Airline Passenger Convicted, Could Face Life In Prison By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    MAN WHO SEXUALLY ASSAULTED AIRLINE PASSENGER CONVICTED, COULD FACE LIFE IN PRISON

    It took a jury less than four hours of deliberation to convict a Detroit-area man of sexually assaulting a woman who had fallen asleep...

  • By NPR   -   Aug 20, 2018

    VERMONT LOOKS TO BOOMING HEMP BUSINESS

    Maple syrup, cheese and craft beer. To these Vermont products, now add hemp. Farmers in the state are increasingly growing it to extract...

  • By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    TRUMP REACTS TO REPORT ON WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL COOPERATION WITH MUELLER

    President Trump responds to an article suggesting a White House lawyer is cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

  • ICE Detains Man Driving His Wife To Hospital For Planned C-Section By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    ICE DETAINS MAN DRIVING HIS WIFE TO HOSPITAL FOR PLANNED C-SECTION

    A pregnant woman had to drive herself to the hospital and deliver her baby after U.S. immigration officials took her husband into custody...

    U.S.
  • 6.9-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Indonesia's Lombok Island By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    6.9-MAGNITUDE EARTHQUAKE HITS INDONESIA'S LOMBOK ISLAND

    Sunday's earthquake caused power outages and landslides as the island is still recovering from another quake earlier this month that...

  • Rain Starts To Slow After Flooding Displaces 800,000 In Southern Indian State By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    RAIN STARTS TO SLOW AFTER FLOODING DISPLACES 800,000 IN SOUTHERN INDIAN STATE

    Tens of thousands of people have been rescued, but thousands more are still stranded after massive flooding and landslides in India's...

  • VIDEO: The 7 Dwarfs Whistle While They Work To Fight Malaria By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    VIDEO: THE 7 DWARFS WHISTLE WHILE THEY WORK TO FIGHT MALARIA

    There are two animated anti-malarial videos out there - a new one from the "Wallace and Gromit" team and a 1943 Disney cartoon that...

  • President Trump Attacks Report On White House Counsel's Cooperation With Mueller By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    PRESIDENT TRUMP ATTACKS REPORT ON WHITE HOUSE COUNSEL'S COOPERATION WITH MUELLER

    The New York Times reports that White House counsel Don McGahn met with Robert Mueller's team for dozens of hours as part of his investigation.

  • Why Hospitals Are Getting Into The Real Estate Business By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    WHY HOSPITALS ARE GETTING INTO THE REAL ESTATE BUSINESS

    These days hospitals are looking for ways to improve health in their communities to prevent illness and control costs. One hospital...

    Health
  • HUD Hits Facebook For Allowing Housing Discrimination By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    HUD HITS FACEBOOK FOR ALLOWING HOUSING DISCRIMINATION

    In a formal complaint, HUD says Facebook allows landlords and home sellers to use targeted ads to discriminate based upon the recipient's...

  • By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    POLITICS SUNDAY: DON MCGAHN, MUELLER, BRENNAN

    While President Trump has been attacking the special counsel, Trump's White House counsel granted what is reported to be lengthy voluntary...

  • By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    STEVE BANNON RETURNS WITH NEW FILM

    NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters about the reemergence of former Trump advisor Steve Bannon.

  • By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    THE DEMOCRATS' DIRECTION

    NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Democratic strategists Jeff Weaver and Jennifer Palmieri about the direction of the Democratic Party...

    Election, Democrats
  • Wisconsin Political Activists Hope A 'Silent Canvas' Will Win Back Black Voters By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    WISCONSIN POLITICAL ACTIVISTS HOPE A 'SILENT CANVAS' WILL WIN BACK BLACK VOTERS

    Wisconsin Democrats are trying to re-elect Sen. Tammy Baldwin and unseat Gov. Scott Walker. African-Americans are a key part of the...

    Election, Democrats
  • South Koreans Prepare For Rare Family Reunions With Long-Lost Relatives In The North By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    SOUTH KOREANS PREPARE FOR RARE FAMILY REUNIONS WITH LONG-LOST RELATIVES IN THE NORTH

  • PHOTOS: It's Hard To Grow Up - And Grow Old - In Honduras By NPR   -   Aug 19, 2018

    PHOTOS: IT'S HARD TO GROW UP - AND GROW OLD - IN HONDURAS

    Photographer Tomas Ayuso captures the plight of Honduran youth struggling to survive in a violent country - and thinking about fleeing...

  • Imran Khan Is Sworn Into Office As Pakistan's New Prime Minister By NPR   -   Aug 18, 2018

    IMRAN KHAN IS SWORN INTO OFFICE AS PAKISTAN'S NEW PRIME MINISTER

    Khan inherits several big challenges, including Pakistan's faltering economy, and managing relations with China and the U.S.

    U.S., Economy
  • By NPR   -   Aug 18, 2018

    SECURITY CLEARANCES UNDER THREAT IN THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY

    NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks with former CIA analyst Patrick Eddington about the impact on professional civil servants when their security...

  • By NPR   -   Aug 18, 2018

    MUSLIM WOMEN POISED TO MAKE POLITICAL HISTORY

    NPR's Lakshmi Singh talks with Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib, who won her Detroit-area primary last week and runs unopposed in...

    Running, Congress
  • Millions Of Muslim Worshipers Flock To Mecca For Hajj By NPR   -   Aug 18, 2018

    MILLIONS OF MUSLIM WORSHIPERS FLOCK TO MECCA FOR HAJJ

    The holy event starts Sunday and lasts until next Friday. (Image credit: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images)