Category Archives: News from NPR
More than two years after the luxury liner wrecked off the Italian island of Giglio, it is finally being moved to a salvage yard in the port of Genoa.
In an interview with NPR, Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken endorsed Israel’s demand that before the conflict ends, Gaza must be demilitarized. It’s a demand Hamas is unlikely to agree to.
In its first national day of mourning in more than half a century, the Netherlands came to a standstill as two planes carrying the remains of some victims landed in Eindhoven.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon were in Israel meeting with leaders, attempting to broker a cease-fire.
The recall applies to “certain lots of whole peaches (white and yellow), nectarines (white and yellow), plums and pluots” from a California packing company, the FDA says.
A U.S. spy satellite detected a surface-to-air missile in the area just before the plane went down. Detailed forensic analysis on the wreckage may be complicated; it’s reportedly been cut apart.
A plant in Tonawanda heats coal into material for the iron and steel industries, releasing toxic chemicals into the air. Residents have long blamed the pollution for several health problems.
A pine tree planted in Los Angeles in memory of George Harrison is one of several brought down in Griffith Park by an infestation.
Saying that the world has changed “dramatically,” the report’s authors write that al-Qaida groups have spread, and the threat for cyberterrorism has grown.
Citing a threat to the leader’s dignity, North Korea reportedly asks China to block a video that inserts Kim Jong Un’s image into bizarre situations, all set to a bouncy dance track.