National

RSS Feed
NPR

TSA's Head Of Security 'Removed' From Office, Says House Panel

The Oversight Committee has criticized TSA for giving Kelly Hoggan bonuses despite security problems under his leadership. The agency has also been under fire for long screening lines for travelers.
NPR

U.S. Supreme Court Decides 3 Cases Involving Race

The justices ruled against a white jury in a Georgia murder case; for minority plaintiffs who challenged voting districts in Virginia; and for a postal employee who said he lost his job due to race.
NPR

Bank of America $1.2 Billion Mortgage 'Hustle' Penalty Thrown Out

An appeals court says the government didn't prove that Countrywide intended to defraud investors.
NPR

As Their Anchors Sink, Malls Try To Present Retail 'Experience'

With more department stores closing, some owners are trying to make malls "more experiential," adding gyms and theaters. One developer is targeting Hispanics with regular concerts and festivities.
NPR

GOP Convention Loses Corporate Sponsors Over Donald Trump

Donald Trump called the last GOP convention boring. Now he's causing conflict, as liberal groups urge companies not to donate because of him.
NPR

In New Age Of Interrogations, Police Focus On Building Rapport

NPR's Kelly McEvers talks with investigative journalist Robert Kolker, whose article in Wired explores the new police interrogation technique called rapport-building.
NPR

Bayer Makes $62 Billion Play For Monsanto

Germany's Bayer corporation says Monsanto is worth $62 billion. That works out to a 37 percent premium over Monsanto's stock price from a few days ago. Bayer is sending a signal it is serious about taking over Monsanto, and it's willing to take on a lot of debt in order to do so.
NPR

General Election Polls Show Tightening Race Between Trump, Clinton

Polling shows a tightening race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in head-to-head matchups. Bernie Sanders shows more strength against Trump in such polls, but there are important caveats.
NPR

Red Light Camera Use Declines After Public Outrage

Red light cameras increase safety at intersections at no cost to taxpayers, but over the last several years, the number of communities using red light cameras has fallen. Community outrage is one of the main reasons there are fewer cameras. Meanwhile, safety advocates are trying to increase the number of cameras by better educating local governments on how to use them.
NPR

As Primary Drags On, Sanders Supporters Grow More Opposed To Clinton

As Bernie Sanders fights on against Hillary Clinton, he has some goals short of the nomination in sight, while his supporters remain relatively reluctant to support Clinton.

Pages