Category Archives: News from NPR
North Korea’s National Defense Commission, which is headed by the country’s leader, Kim Jong Un, said its military was ready to fight America “in all war spaces including cyber warfare space.”
From Japanese protesters self-immolating in Tokyo to species vanishing from Earth, we learn more about the stories that didn’t make headlines in 2014. Share yours using #2014Stories.
Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw in the final of the International Tournament of Brasilia, giving Brazil the first-place finish overall. None of the games was televised in the U.S.
Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who shot two NYPD patrolmen, spoke to people on the street just before the shooting took place, according to a police official.
Days after breaking the siege of Mount Sinjar and freeing trapped Yazidis there, peshmerga forces were pressing an offensive to retake the town itself from the Islamist militia.
The Supreme Court declined to extend a stay on a ruling by U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle, who said in August that Florida’s 2008 ban is unconstitutional. The stay expires in January.
Melissa Block talks to Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton about the cyber attack against his company and the cancellation of the Christmas Day release of The Interview.
It was an honest mistake. But when President Obama said “James Flacco” when referring to James Franco — on a Friday before the holidays, no less — the slip was eagerly received online.
Environmental groups had sought to have coal ash, a byproduct of coal-fired power plants, regulated as hazardous waste.
Weeks after he announced a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in Michael Brown’s death, prosecutor Robert McCulloch explains some of his own decisions in the case.