NPR : News

Top Stories: North Korea; Obama's Budget; Gun Legislation

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- 'Very High' Chance North Korea Will Soon Test Fire Missile

-- Students Stopped The Stabbing Suspect At Texas College

-- 8 For 8: Connecticut Wins Another Women's Hoops Title

-- New Editor Named At 'New York Times Book Review'

Other stories making headlines:

-- "Obama's Budget: What To Expect." (It's All Politics)

Related: "Obama Reaches For Middle Ground With New Budget Plan." (The Wall Street Journal)

-- "Immigration Overhaul 'Feels Unstoppable Now,' Backers Say." (It's All Politics)

-- Senators Manchin And Toomey "Prepare To Unveil Gun Deal." (Roll Call)

-- "Cuba Returns Two U.S. Children Who Were Abducted In Tampa ... Parents Face Charges." (Miami Herald)

-- Former Rep. Anthony Weiner's "Post-Scandal Playbook" Has The Democrat Eyeing Run For Mayor Of New York City. (The New York Times Magazine)

Copyright 2013 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

NPR

Oliver Sacks, Renowned Neurologist And Author, Dies At 82

His book Awakenings, about reviving patients from a catatonic state, was turned into a 1990 film. He also wrote more than a dozen other books, including The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat.
NPR

Correction: Italians And Celiac Disease

A correction to our story about gluten-free options in Italy, the land of pizza and pasta. Italian children are not routinely tested for celiac disease, as we incorrectly reported.
NPR

Obama Gets One More Vote Closer To 'Yes' On Iran Deal

Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announced he's backing the Iran deal despite "significant shortcomings." It brings Obama within three votes of sustaining a veto against congressional disapproval.
NPR

China Arrests Nearly 200 Over 'Online Rumors'

The rumors ranged from a man leaping to his death in Beijing over stock losses to highly inflated death tolls in the Tianjin industrial blasts.

Leave a Comment

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