Latest News from NPR

on:

NCPR is supported by:

 
Hourly Newscast
4 min., 45 sec.

Programs

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
April 23, 2014 | NPR · They say they were placed on the list for refusing to inform on other Muslims. The suit is part of a broad wave of cases challenging the secretive no-fly list and U.S. counterterrorism strategies.
 
Courtesy of Sertoma Centre
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Activists say a federal law that allows employers to pay people with disabilities pennies per hour is out of date and should be changed. But some say the law is a lifeline for the disabled.
 
AP
April 23, 2014 | NPR · Shakespeare's Globe Theater aims to take the Bard's iconic play to every country in the world. It will perform everywhere from prestigious theaters to Pacific island beaches.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Latest Features:
April 22, 2014 | NPR · Washington Gov. Jay Inslee offers an update on the deadly mudslides near the town of Oso in March. President Obama is visiting Oso on Tuesday.
 
AP
April 22, 2014 | NPR · The Army plans to take all Apache attack helicopters from the National Guard. The Guard says that's an insult, but Army leaders say it's not personal — it's just about saving money.
 
April 22, 2014 | NPR · The White House named Neil Eggleston its new top lawyer. He'll have to muster his legal and political skills to deal with a divided Congress and multiple investigations of the Obama's administration.
 

Latest Saturday rundown




WE Saturday Feature

April 19, 2014 | NPR · The search continues for hundreds of people, mostly students, who were on board a South Korean ferry when it sank this week. Correspondent Anthony Kuhn shares the latest with NPR's Wade Goodwyn.
 

Latest Sunday rundown


WE Sunday Feature

April 20, 2014 | NPR · Monday is the 2014 Boston Marathon. Security will be tight, and this year's race will be an emotional event that will be about more than who wins.
 

Latest program rundown

Coming up:

Fort Hood shootings

Apr 9, 2014 — For the second time in five years, President Obama delivered a message of resilience and service at a memorial service for slain soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas.
Launch in player | Comments |
Apr 7, 2014 — Army officials say Spc. Iván López opened fire after a dispute over his request for leave. Within eight minutes, López allegedly fired 35 shots.
Comments |
Apr 5, 2014 — The soldier who is believed to have killed three others in a shooting spree at Fort Hood, Texas, reportedly argued with fellow soldiers over paperwork shortly before violence erupted.
Comments |
Apr 4, 2014 — Authorities said an argument may have led to the shooting rampage. The family of Spc. Iván López issued a statement saying they were troubled and surprised by his alleged actions.
Comments |
Apr 4, 2014 — Wednesday's shooting rampage, which left three victims dead and another 16 wounded, ended when Spc. Ivan Lopez reportedly killed himself. The officer had drawn her weapon and engaged the gunman.
Comments |
Apr 3, 2014 — In Killeen, Texas, another mass shooting had some asking, "Again?" The flags flew at half staff as the community began to pick up the pieces.
Launch in player | Comments |
Apr 3, 2014 — The soldier who has been identified as the man who killed three people and wounded 16 before apparently taking his own life Wednesday was an Army truck driver who was being treated for depression.
Comments |
Apr 3, 2014 — Also: Secretary of the Army says background checks on the soldier who killed at least three people and wounded 16 before taking his own life showed "no involvement with extremist organizations."
Comments |
Apr 2, 2014 — The suspected shooter at the Texas Army post is Ivan Lopez, a Pentagon official tells NPR. Authorities say he was being evaluated for PTSD and treated for depression.
Comments |
Aug 28, 2013 — Former Army psychiatrist Nidal Hasan was found guilty last week of killing 13 people in a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, in 2009. During his trial, Hasan represented himself and called no witnesses.
Comments |
more Fort Hood shootings from NPR