• By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    APPLE BUYS SONG-RECOGNITION APP SHAZAM

    Tech giant Apple is buying Shazam, an app that can identify songs playing near a user's phone. Apple Inc. issued a statement describing...

    Tech
  • By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    TIMELINE: HOW PAUL MANAFORT GOT CAUGHT UP IN THE RUSSIA INVESTIGATION

    How did the ex-Trump campaign manager get indicted in Robert Mueller's Russia investigation? It's a study in how political power can...

    World
  • San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dies At Age 65 By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    SAN FRANCISCO MAYOR EDWIN LEE DIES AT AGE 65

    Mayor Edwin Lee was not known to be ill; he reportedly died at a San Francisco hospital in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

  • By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    ALABAMA'S SPECIAL ELECTION IS NOW UP TO THE VOTERS

    Rachel Martin has been talking to voters about the state's Senate race. A church pastor explains why he's backing GOP candidate Roy...

    Election
  • DOT Suspends Proposed Rule That Would Force Airlines To Show Baggage Fee At Booking By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    DOT SUSPENDS PROPOSED RULE THAT WOULD FORCE AIRLINES TO SHOW BAGGAGE FEE AT BOOKING

    Late last week the Department of Transportation announced it would withdraw proposed measures that would require airlines to show the...

  • By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    TOP STORIES: ALABAMA SENATE ELECTION; NATIVE AMERICANS' VIEWS ON HEALTH CARE

    Also: The latest on southern California wildfires; France hosts a world climate summit and President Trump isn't invited; and "The...

    World, Health, Election
  • By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    NEWS BRIEF: ROY MOORE VS. DOUG JONES IN ALABAMA SPECIAL ELECTION

    Voters in Alabama are choosing who will fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions. GOP candidate Roy Moore is trying to rebound...

    Election
  • A Timeline Of Plot Twists And Bombshells: How We Got To Election Day In Alabama By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    A TIMELINE OF PLOT TWISTS AND BOMBSHELLS: HOW WE GOT TO ELECTION DAY IN ALABAMA

    Yes, the race is between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones. But this contest touches on scandals involving sexual misconduct,...

    Democrats, Election, Republicans
  • What To Watch And What's At Stake In The Alabama Senate Race By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    WHAT TO WATCH AND WHAT'S AT STAKE IN THE ALABAMA SENATE RACE

  • Parents Worry Congress Won't Fund The Children's Health Insurance Program By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    PARENTS WORRY CONGRESS WON'T FUND THE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM

    The federal funding of the program lapsed in September. States have been burning through leftover funds, or borrowing from other accounts,...

    Health, Congress
  • Native Americans Feel Invisible In U.S. Health Care System By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    NATIVE AMERICANS FEEL INVISIBLE IN U.S. HEALTH CARE SYSTEM

    About a quarter of Native Americans report experiencing discrimination in health care, according to a poll by NPR, the Robert Wood...

    U.S., Health
  • Deadline Is Friday For Most ACA Insurance Sign-Ups, With Important Exceptions By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    DEADLINE IS FRIDAY FOR MOST ACA INSURANCE SIGN-UPS, WITH IMPORTANT EXCEPTIONS

    Some people looking for 2018 insurance under the Affordable Care Act may have a little longer to sign up - for example, in states and...

    U.S.
  • What To Watch And What's At Stake In The Alabama Senate Race By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    WHAT TO WATCH AND WHAT'S AT STAKE IN THE ALABAMA SENATE RACE

  • By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    FIREFIGHTERS IN CALIFORNIA TAKE ADVANTAGE OF MILDER WINDS

    After losing some ground to the massive Thomas Fire north of Los Angeles over the weekend, firefighters on Monday managed to bring...

  • Amnesty International: Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL: EUROPE COMPLICIT IN LIBYAN MIGRANT ABUSES

    The rights group to stop illegal migration, EU governments work with Libyan authorities who they know hand over refugees to criminal...

    Europ
  • Charles Jenkins, Cold War Defector To North Korea, Dies At 77 By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    CHARLES JENKINS, COLD WAR DEFECTOR TO NORTH KOREA, DIES AT 77

    Stationed at the DMZ, the sergeant made a fateful decision in 1965 to cross over to North Korea. He spent the next four decades as...

  • As A New Gandhi Takes Over, Can India's Opposition Find Its Footing Again? By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    AS A NEW GANDHI TAKES OVER, CAN INDIA'S OPPOSITION FIND ITS FOOTING AGAIN?

    Rahul Gandhi, the 47-year-old scion of the Nehru-Gandhi family, takes over the Congress party from his mother. Will the generational...

    Congress
  • Does Preschool Pay Off? Tulsa Says Yes By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    DOES PRESCHOOL PAY OFF? TULSA SAYS YES

    Tulsa, Okla., has been the focus of much debate over the long-term benefits of preschool. The most recent findings by Georgetown University...

  • Macron Awards U.S. Climate Scientists Grants To 'Make Our Planet Great Again' By NPR   -   Dec 12, 2017

    MACRON AWARDS U.S. CLIMATE SCIENTISTS GRANTS TO 'MAKE OUR PLANET GREAT AGAIN'

    A day before an international summit on the climate, the French president offers some researchers an opportunity to make France a "second...

    U.S.
  • After Court Ruling, Military Will Accept Openly Transgender Recruits As Of Jan. 1 By NPR   -   Dec 11, 2017

    AFTER COURT RULING, MILITARY WILL ACCEPT OPENLY TRANSGENDER RECRUITS AS OF JAN. 1

    A federal judge upheld a temporary injunction against President Trump's ban on new trans troops in the military. Now, the Pentagon...