National | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

National

RSS Feed
NPR

Could Finland Teach The U.S. A Lesson On Guns?

Host Michel Martin looks at gun culture in the America and abroad, and asks two experts what the U.S. can learn from how other countries handle firearms.
NPR

Obama Rules Out Troops In Iraq But Says U.S. Is Weighing Other Options

The president said any action in Iraq will be "targeted and precise" but must be accompanied by political action by Iraqis. The comments come as extremists seized control of parts of Iraq.
NPR

Critics Renew Calls For More Diverse Video Game Characters

Women make up a significant proportion of dedicated gamers, but they were hardly represented on stage and in games previewed at a big game industry trade event in Los Angeles.
NPR

Crazy Bad Luck: It's Friday The 13th With A Full Moon

The next time this phenomenon will happen is Aug. 13, 2049.
NPR

Dancing On A Lark: Gov. Christie Struts His Stuff On 'Tonight Show'

The New Jersey governor showed the Evolution of Dad Dancing with Jimmy Fallon, the show's host.
NPR

Bergdahl Back In The U.S. To Continue Recovery

The Army sergeant spent five years as a captive of the Taliban. He arrived at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio early this morning after spending nearly two weeks recuperating in Germany.
NPR

FBI To Auction Off Confiscated Cyber Currency

Authorities seized $17 million worth of bitcoins from the illegal online drug market Silk Road. This virtual liquidation could cause the value of bitcoins to fall but the FBI says everything must go.
NPR

George H.W. Bush, 90, Jumps Out Of A Helicopter

The former president had vowed on his 85th birthday that he would repeat a parachute jump on his 90th. Thursday's jump was his eighth.
NPR

The Challenges Behind Accurate Opinion Polls

This week's stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor came after his internal polls showed him winning — instead he lost by double digits.
NPR

Sioux Reservation Has Mixed Feelings About Obama Visit

President Obama will go the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation which straddles the border between North and South Dakota. It's his first visit to an Indian reservation since becoming president.

Pages