NPR : News

Top Stories: South Koreans Aren't Fazed; Syria Rejects Probe

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- North Korea's Warnings Bore More Than Alarm Those In South

-- Thatcher's Funeral Set For April 17

-- Book News: Margaret Thatcher Authorized A Posthumous Biography

-- 3 Things To Know About Louisville's Basketball Championship

Other stories making headlines:

-- "Syria Rejects Extended Chemical Weapons Probe." (The Guardian)

-- "Kerry, Netanyahu Claim Peace Progress." (The Washington Post)

-- 6.3-Magnitude Quake Shakes Western Iran. (U.S. Geological Survey)

-- "Mitch McConnell Joins Senate Gun Filibuster." (Politico)

-- Parts Of Plains States Getting Buried By Spring Snow; A Food Could Fall On South Dakota. (Argus Leader)

-- "Shooting Spree In Serbia Kills 13." (CNN)

Copyright 2013 NPR. To see more, visit


'Blackacre': A Collection Of Poems About 'Searching And Being Buffeted'

Tess Taylor reviews the poetry collection Blackacre by Monica Youn.

Trick Or Treat? Critics Blast Big Soda's Efforts To Fend Off Taxes

Several U.S. cities have sugary drink taxes on the ballot. As efforts to reduce soda consumption gain traction around the world, critics say the industry is using the tobacco playbook to fight back.

'The Press Has Poisoned The Minds Of Our Voters': Unpacking Trump's Claims

Donald Trump has alleged that the presidential election is rigged because, in part, the news media have "poisoned" the minds of voters. We take a closer look at the claim.

China's Internet Stars Embrace Lowbrow — And Aim For High Profits

China's Internet stars are widely panned as vulgar, vapid and materialistic. But China's fierce demand for online content is helping the newly minted celebs to surpass A-list movie stars in earnings.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.