National | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

National

RSS Feed
NPR

The History Behind Sexual Consent Policies

NPR's Arun Rath talks with Kristine Herman about her role in Antioch College's controversial 1991 Sexual Consent Policy and her views on California's recent "affirmative consent" law.
NPR

'You Have The Right To Remain Silent.' Or Do You?

Any devotee of TV crime dramas or police procedural shows hears the phrase regularly. But court decisions in recent years have chipped away at that principle.
NPR

Gabby Giffords' SuperPAC Fights For Her Old House Seat

Sympathy for former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in 2011, helped get her successor elected. Now she lobbies for tighter gun laws, and a tough ad from her PAC has stirred anger.
NPR

Hope For Ebola Treatment Found In Survivors

Health officials are looking to those who have recovered from Ebola to treat new cases. The World Health Organization hopes to find antibodies in the blood of people who have fought off the virus.
NPR

For Now, Court Stays Mum On Gay Marriage Cases

A new Supreme Court term starts Monday. NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with legal affairs correspondent Nina Totenberg about what to expect from the court this year.
NPR

Monument Honors Vets Left With Scars, Physical Or Mental

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial opens Sunday not far from the U.S. Capitol building. The granite and glass monument honors all those permanently wounded in war.
NPR

Berkeley's Fight For Free Speech Fired Up Student Protest Movement

This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Free Speech Movement at the University of California, Berkeley, a protest that would help define a generation of student activism across the country.
NPR

Hazard Duty: Reporting From The Turkey-Syria Border

NPR international correspondent Deb Amos just returned from her three-week trip along the Turkey-Syria border. She talks to NPR's Ari Shapiro about the conflict she has been covering.
NPR

Republicans May Lose Grip On Florida Panhandle House Seat

One of the most competitive House races this year is in Florida's panhandle. Democrat Gwen Graham has made it a tight race in part by attacking Southerland as being out of step on women's issues.
NPR

The Surprising Start To The Never-Ending Pasta Pass

What happens when you partake of the Olive Garden's Never-Ending Pasta Pass? NPR's Ari Shapiro gets the skinny from Hagana Kim and Thomas Reyes about the all-you-can-eat deal.

Pages