Category Archives: News from NPR
Police say Frein opened fire on two state troopers more than a month ago, and they’ve been searching for him since. The Pike County district attorney says he intends to seek the death penalty.
An NPR investigation revealed how the emergency organization funneled its resources away from storm victims to create an “illusion of mass care.” The Red Cross tells PBS NewsHour that’s not true.
Israel’s foreign minister says diplomacy is “more complicated than … furniture from Ikea.” His Swedish counterpart responds that diplomacy, like Ikea furniture, needs “a partner … [and] a manual.”
Described as a hard-nosed, old-school pragmatist, he was diagnosed with cancer shortly after leaving office in January.
Obese occupants of a vehicle are up to 78 percent more likely to die in a car crash than someone of average weight, says the CEO of Humanetics, the world’s largest maker of crash test dummies.
The economy performed better than expected in the July-September period, after making a 4.6 percent jump in the second quarter of the year.
Israel closed the Temple Mount, holy to both Muslims and Jews, following an assassination attempt against a Jewish activist who wants Jews to be able to pray at the site. The site will be open Friday.
The Pulitzer Prize winner has died at the age of 87. In his deceptively simple poetry and in his activism, Kinnell sought to broaden his audience, even while grappling with difficult themes.
Kaci Hickox, who tested negative for Ebola and says she is asymptomatic, defied Gov. Paul LePage by setting off on a morning bike ride with her boyfriend.
The head of the world’s most iconic technology company says that although his sexual orientation has been no secret among friends and colleagues, now is the time to publicly acknowledge it.