Category Archives: News from NPR
The movie is the The Ridiculous Six, an apparent spoof of the classic Western The Magnificent Seven. The Native American actors say the movie’s script insults native women, elders and Apaches.
The 27-year-old man faces homicide and human trafficking charges. He says he was only a passenger, but survivors from the disaster that killed at least 700 are likely to testify that he was captain.
The Justice Department had raised concerns over the proposed $45.2 billion merger, which would have brought nearly 30 percent of TV and about 55 percent of broadband subscribers under one roof.
Students sustained minor injuries in the collapse during the musical finale of a stage show in suburban Indianapolis.
Presidents Vladimir Putin of Russia and Francois Hollande of France were among those who attended a ceremony in the Armenian capital. German lawmakers vote to call the event “genocide.”
Some 1.5 million Armenians were killed or deported in the violence unleashed by Ottoman Turks starting in 1915. Turkey and Armenia still disagree on how to define these terrible events.
In some parts of rural China and in Taiwan, hiring strippers to perform at the funeral of a loved one isn’t considered absurd, but a good idea.
The Nasdaq has closed at a new high. It last peaked just before the dot-com crash, and “Nasdaq 5,000″ soon became code for stock market bubble. Does the record hold any of the same warnings today?
Gajendra Singh was found hanging from a tree at a political rally in New Delhi earlier this week. His presumed suicide has become a cause célèbre for the country’s disaffected farmers.
He plays in Cleveland now, but when Dwayne Bowe heard that Betty Johnson, his favorite fan in Kansas City, had died, he flew in to pay his respects.