National

RSS Feed
NPR

Paul Ryan: Trade Deal Will Help U.S. 'Set The Standards For The Global Economy'

The Republican House Ways and Means chairman explains to Steve Inskeep why he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, which is now working its way — in fits and starts — through Congress.
NPR

Neil Young Is Displeased That Donald Trump Was 'Rockin' In The Free World'

When Donald Trump announced that he's running for president Tuesday, the soundtrack at the rally was Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World," which was played loudly and repeatedly.
NPR

Storm Pours More Rain On Drenched Texas

Tropical Storm Bill is now a tropical depression. It's churning along a path through Waco and Dallas-Fort Worth, areas with lakes and rivers that already have been swollen with recent heavy rains.
NPR

Concern Grows Over Unregulated Pesticide Use Among Marijuana Growers

Regulators in the 23 states where medical or recreational marijuana is allowed are having a tough time making sure pot buyers don't ingest harmful pesticides.
NPR

'3 ½ Minutes' Chronicles Florida Murder Over Loud Rap Music

A new documentary revisits Florida's loud music murder case. Michael Dunn, a white man, shot 10 bullets into a car with four unarmed young black men during an argument at a Jacksonville gas station.
NPR

FBI Probes How And Why Houston Astros Database Was Breached

The FBI is investigating whether the St. Louis Cardinals hacked into the database of the Houston Astros. Steve Inskeep talks to Derrick Goold, Cardinals beat writer for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
NPR

Dolezal Controvery Sparks Questions About Modern Civil Rights Movement

The controversy over Rachel Dolezal's racial identity has sparked many public conversations, including one about the challenges faced by white people who are activists on racial justice issues.
NPR

Documents Reveal Secret Legal Battle Over Medicare Overbilling

The federal government overpaid for nearly half of the patients of a Medicare Advantage plan, a Medicare audit found. At issue is whether insurers "upcode" diagnoses to reap bigger payments.
NPR

Golden State Warriors Beat Cleveland To Win NBA Championship

In Game 6 of the NBA championship series, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 to capture the NBA title. Stephen Curry and Andre Iguodala each scored 25 points.
NPR

Awards For Athletes Should Honor Unsung Heroes

If ESPN wants to honor selfless players, it should give awards for courage to unknown people who achieve great feats.

Pages