• The CIA Introduces Gina Haspel After Her Long Career Undercover By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    THE CIA INTRODUCES GINA HASPEL AFTER HER LONG CAREER UNDERCOVER

    Most stories about Haspel, the nominee to lead the agency, focus on her controversial role in the CIA's waterboarding program. The...

  • How Medicare's Conflicting Hospitalization Rules Cost Me Thousands Of Dollars By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    HOW MEDICARE'S CONFLICTING HOSPITALIZATION RULES COST ME THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS

    NPR correspondent Alison Kodjak's mom was admitted to the hospital for four nights after a fall. Because the hospital said she was...

  • 19 Years Ago, Columbine Felt Like A Galvanizing Moment For Gun Control By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    19 YEARS AGO, COLUMBINE FELT LIKE A GALVANIZING MOMENT FOR GUN CONTROL

    Nineteen years ago today, it felt like a similar galvanizing moment forgun control activists.- after students were gunned down at Columbine...

  • Swaziland Gets A Name Change: Call It eSwatini Now By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    SWAZILAND GETS A NAME CHANGE: CALL IT ESWATINI NOW

    King Mswati III said the name change is intended to shed vestiges of the country's colonial past. In the Swazi language, eSwatini means...

  • Men Arrested At Philadelphia Starbucks Speak Out; Police Commissioner Apologizes By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    MEN ARRESTED AT PHILADELPHIA STARBUCKS SPEAK OUT; POLICE COMMISSIONER APOLOGIZES

    Commissioner Richard Ross said he was taking responsibility for making the incident "worse," after initially saying officers did nothing...

  • By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    WELLS FARGO HIT WITH $1 BILLION IN FINES OVER CONSUMER ABUSES

    The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says it's punishing the banking giant's actions in its mortgage and auto loan businesses.

  • 8 Years After Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Is Another Disaster Waiting To Happen? By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    8 YEARS AFTER DEEPWATER HORIZON EXPLOSION, IS ANOTHER DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN?

    Eight years after the deadly Deepwater Horizon explosion, a safety watchdog aims to prevent another disaster. But it faces multiple...

  • 2 Sheriff's Deputies Are Killed While Eating In A Florida Restaurant By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    2 SHERIFF'S DEPUTIES ARE KILLED WHILE EATING IN A FLORIDA RESTAURANT

    Sgt. Noel Ramirez, 30, and Deputy Sheriff Taylor Lindsey, 25. were shot through a window. The gunman was later found dead nearby. (Image...

  • For One Fine-Dining Chef, Cutting Food Waste Saves The Planet And The Bottom Line By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    FOR ONE FINE-DINING CHEF, CUTTING FOOD WASTE SAVES THE PLANET AND THE BOTTOM LINE

    After nearly going bankrupt, chef Tim Ma cut costs by cooking creatively with every last bit of ingredients. Some dishes born of frugality...

    Food
  • By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    HOW EVENTS SHAPE, OR DON'T SHAPE, POLITICAL WORLDVIEWS

    Analysts suggest gun control rallies and walkouts represent a moment of political awakening for Gen Z, a new generation of first-time...

  • By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    A BABY ON THE SENATE FLOOR

    Sen. Tammy Duckworth made history on Thursday. After a change in the Senate rules, the Illinois Democrat became the first U.S. senator...

    U.S., Democrats
  • National Teacher's Union Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo Over Bank's Ties To NRA, Guns By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    NATIONAL TEACHER'S UNION CUTS TIES WITH WELLS FARGO OVER BANK'S TIES TO NRA, GUNS

    The American Federation of Teachers, the largest teacher's union in the country, says it's ending its relationship with Wells Fargo...

    Industry
  • National Teacher's Union Cuts Ties With Wells Fargo Over Bank's Ties To NRA, Guns By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    NATIONAL TEACHER'S UNION CUTS TIES WITH WELLS FARGO OVER BANK'S TIES TO NRA, GUNS

    The American Federation of Teachers, the largest teacher's union in the country is ending its relationship with Wells Fargo because...

    Industry
  • An Anti-Immigration Speech Divided Britain 50 Years Ago. It Still Echoes Today By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    AN ANTI-IMMIGRATION SPEECH DIVIDED BRITAIN 50 YEARS AGO. IT STILL ECHOES TODAY

    Half a century after Enoch Powell delivered the most incendiary political speech in Britain's recent history, his dire vision of race...

  • By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    REP. ADAM SCHIFF ON COMEY MEMOS

    NPR's David Greene talks with Rep. Adam Schiff about the significance of James Comey's memos that detail his interactions with President...

  • By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    GOP GROUP URGES SUPPORT FOR MUELLER INVESTIGATION

    NPR's David Greene talks with Sarah Longwell of the group Republicans for the Rule of Law, which is airing ads in support of the Mueller...

    Republicans
  • 8 Years After Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Is Another Disaster Waiting To Happen? By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    8 YEARS AFTER DEEPWATER HORIZON EXPLOSION, IS ANOTHER DISASTER WAITING TO HAPPEN?

    Eight years after the deadly Deepwater Horizon explosion, a safety watchdog aims to prevent another disaster. But it faces multiple...

  • How Pokemon Inspired A Citizen Science Project To Monitor Tiny Streams By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    HOW POKEMON INSPIRED A CITIZEN SCIENCE PROJECT TO MONITOR TINY STREAMS

    How do we accurately forecast the amount of water that will be available any given year? It's not easy. But some Colorado scientists...

  • By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    REPORTS: WELL FARGO TO BE FINED $1 BILLION

    Federal regulators will reportedly fine Wells Fargo $1 billion for forcing consumers to buy insurance policies they didn't need and...

  • IRS Computer Glitch Caused By 'Master File' Issue By NPR   -   Apr 20, 2018

    IRS COMPUTER GLITCH CAUSED BY 'MASTER FILE' ISSUE

    For nearly 11 hours on the busiest tax day of the year, the agency was unable to accept tax returns. (Image credit: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty...