• By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2017

    QUEBEC ENACTS 'RELIGIOUS NEUTRALITY LAW' THAT CURBS FULL-FACE VEILS IN PUBLIC

    The bill, passed by the province's legislature, would effectively ban face coverings worn by Muslim women while giving or receiving...

  • Yes Or No? Spain Demands An Answer On Catalonia's Independence By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2017

    YES OR NO? SPAIN DEMANDS AN ANSWER ON CATALONIA'S INDEPENDENCE

    After the regional government failed to clarify its stance on secession earlier this week, Madrid imposed a Thursday deadline for it...

  • By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2017

    FEDERAL JUDGE ORDERS GOVERNMENT TO ALLOW ABORTION FOR TEENAGER IN THE U.S. ILLEGALLY

    The case pits the Trump administration and anti-abortion groups against civil libertarians and immigrant rights advocates.

    U.S.
  • Declassified Files Lay Bare U.S. Knowledge Of Mass Murders In Indonesia By NPR   -   Oct 19, 2017

    DECLASSIFIED FILES LAY BARE U.S. KNOWLEDGE OF MASS MURDERS IN INDONESIA

    The Indonesian military systematically killed at least half a million people in the 1960s. Documents released Tuesday show U.S. officials...

    U.S.
  • Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    EMOLUMENTS HEARING HINTS AT WHAT MAY BE AT STAKE: TRUMP'S TAX RETURNS

    If a federal judge lets the plaintiffs proceed with their lawsuit against Trump, the next step would give them access to some of his...

  • Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    EMOLUMENTS HEARING HINTS AT WHAT MAY BE AT STAKE: TRUMP'S TAX RETURNS

    If a federal judge lets the plaintiffs proceed with their lawsuit against Trump, the next step would give them access to some of his...

  • Emoluments Hearing Hints At What May Be At Stake: Trump's Tax Returns By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    EMOLUMENTS HEARING HINTS AT WHAT MAY BE AT STAKE: TRUMP'S TAX RETURNS

    If a federal judge lets the plaintiffs proceed with their lawsuit against Trump, the next step would give them access to some of his...

  • Olympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Says She Was Molested For Years By Team Doctor By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    OLYMPIC GYMNAST MCKAYLA MARONEY SAYS SHE WAS MOLESTED FOR YEARS BY TEAM DOCTOR

    The gold medalist says Dr. Larry Nassar claimed he was giving her "medically necessary treatment." She says the abuse began on a team...

    Olympics, Gymnastics
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    AT RON BROWN COLLEGE PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL, STUDENTS ARE KINGS, NOT KIDS

    Washington D.C. has created a public school designed to meet the needs of young men of color. Reporters from NPR and Education Week,...

  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    MORE RAIN IN PUERTO RICO BRINGS MISERY TO THOSE WITH DAMAGED ROOFS

    Puerto Rico has had steady rain this week, meaning misery for those whose roofs were damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Across...

  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    PRESIDENT TRUMP PIVOTS ON BIPARTISAN HEALTH CARE BILL

    President Trump said he supports a bipartisan effort that would effectively shore up the Affordable Care Act. But he's also distanced...

    Health
  • Veterans, Survivors' Groups Try To Shift The Conversation On Condolences By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    VETERANS, SURVIVORS' GROUPS TRY TO SHIFT THE CONVERSATION ON CONDOLENCES

    "There is the feeling that all of this is diminishing our national character," one support group wrote, as a political debate unfolds...

  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    HOW OTHER TERRORIST ORGANIZATIONS COULD BENEFIT FROM ISIS' LOSS OF RAQQA

    NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Ali Soufan, former FBI terrorism investigator, and author of the book Anatomy of Terror. They discuss...

  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    SINGER GORD DOWNIE OF THE TRAGICALLY HIP DIES AT 53

    The rock singer Gord Downie died today after a long battle with brain cancer. The lead singer of the beloved Canadian band The Tragically...

    World
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    VIRGINIA DEMOCRAT COULD MAKE HISTORY AS FIRST TRANSGENDER STATE LAWMAKER

    If Democrat Danica Roem wins her state house race in northern Virginia, she'll be the first transgender lawmaker in the state. She's...

    Democrats, Republicans, Running
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    HOW FIRE FORENSICS INVESTIGATORS APPROACH THE AFTERMATH OF WILDFIRES

    NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Fire Captain Specialist Ron Eldridge of Cal Fire about fire forensics and what approaches investigators...

  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    DEMOCRATS QUESTION ATTORNEY GENERAL SESSIONS ON RUSSIA AT SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee today. There was no shortage of topics discussed - from...

    Travel, Democrats
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    FEDERAL JUDGE HEARS ARGUMENTS IN EMOLUMENTS CLAUSE LAWSUIT AGAINST TRUMP

    Today, attorneys for businesses saying they are being hurt by the Trump Hotel in D.C. told a federal judge why they should have standing...

  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    A LOOK AT THE PARALLELS BETWEEN U.S. RELATIONS WITH NORTH KOREA AND IRAQ

    NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Charles Duelfer, who led the Iraq Survey Group, about parallels between Saddam Hussein and George W....

    U.S.
  • By NPR   -   Oct 18, 2017

    FORMER SAN FRANCISCO 49ER COLIN KAEPERNICK FILES GRIEVANCE AGAINST NFL

    NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Michael McCann of the Sports and Entertainment Law Institute at the University of New Hampshire...

    Sport, NFL, Entertainment