National

RSS Feed
NPR

Stories Of Your First Thanksgiving In The U.S.

Not surprisingly, many of the stories we heard from you were about food. You had issues roasting the turkey. Your mom found, um, a creative solution to making your bird golden-brown.
NPR

Millennial Doctors May Be More Tech-Savvy, But Is That Better?

Text messages from your doctor are just the start. Millennials are the next generation of doctors and they're not afraid to say "chillax" in a consultation or check Twitter to find medical research.
NPR

In Ferguson And Across The Country, Protests Are More Subdued

Only about 30 demonstrators were out Wednesday night in Ferguson, NPR's Elise Hu reports, and there were only a handful of sizable protests across the country.
NPR

Judge Rules Fewer Political Groups Can Keep Their Donors Secret

The ruling targets the funders of campaign issue ads that encourage viewers to choose a specific candidate. The FEC now must decide whether it will appeal the ruling or require more disclosure.
NPR

Jacksonville Split Over Joining A Southern Port Dredging Frenzy

Jacksonville, Fla., is racing to find funds to deepen its port. If it can't accommodate newer, bigger cargo ships from Asia, the city says, it will lose out to Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C.
NPR

Gravy And Gallstones: Your Memorable Thanksgiving Grace Moments

Especially at Thanksgiving, saying grace is a family ritual for many Americans. We asked you to share your stories and traditions — and they ran the gamut, from heartwarming to horrifying.
NPR

Texas Execution Nears For Murderer Whose Competence Was Debated

Next week, Texas is slated to execute Scott Panetti for murder. He has a long history of mental illness but was allowed to defend himself at trial, where he insisted he was a movie character.
NPR

Justice Ginsburg Expected Back On The Bench Soon After Surgery

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had surgery for a coronary blockage on Tuesday night and had a stent placed in an artery. The 81-year-old justice had felt discomfort while exercising.
NPR

Wintry Weather Means Slow-Going For Many Holiday Travelers

A nor'easter is likely to make a mess of roads in the Northeast on one of the busiest travel days of the year.
NPR

'Undocumented' Stigma A Barrier In Asian-American Communities

In Monterrey Park, Calif. — home to the fastest growing population of Chinese immigrants in the U.S. — community leaders are trying to get the word out about "deferred action" eligibility.

Pages