News : NPR
Once Teased For Her Love Of Bugs, 8-Year-Old Co-Authors Scientific Paper
Sophia Spencer was extremely fond of bugs, especially grasshoppers. Her peers didn't always appreciate her interest. Entomologists on Twitter, on the other hand, were huge fans of her passion.
Equifax Confirms Another 'Security Incident'
Equifax is already struggling to retain public trust after it waited at least a month to disclose a cyberattack that potentially impacted the personal information of millions of people.
Tell Us Your Maria Story
NPR is working to bring you the latest news about Hurricane Maria, which is striking Caribbean islands already working to recover from Hurricane Irma.
After Trump's U.N. Speech, Some Senators Look To Reinforce War Powers
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker says his committee is considering narrowing the president's ability to launch wars without congressional approval.
Fox News Fights Back On Lawsuit Filed Over Seth Rich Story
Fox News denies that a source in its story about Rich's murder was defamed. Rod Wheeler alleges the network put words in his mouth to prop up what he characterized as a fraudulent story.
Trump, And Most Black College Presidents, Absent From Annual Meeting
This week the White House hosted historically black colleges and universities. But many HBCU presidents stayed away, arguing that the administration is not interested in the issues HBCUs face.
Obama's White House Counsel Weighs In On Trump's Lawyers
President Obama's top lawyer opened up about his relations with Congress, legal controversies and the chaos in the Trump administration in a recent talk at Columbia University.
Refugees Invited By Charity Make Themselves At Home In Trump's Childhood Abode
Oxfam brought four refugees to tour Trump's boyhood home in Queens, N.Y., which had been available for rent through Airbnb to make a point about immigration.
41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids
The states' attorneys general are banding together to investigate the makers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that have led to a spike in opiate addictions and overdose deaths.
Powerful Earthquake Devastates Central Mexico, Leaving Over 100 Dead
Thirty-two years after a deadly earthquake, a magnitude 7.1 temblor rattled Mexico City and surrounding areas. Residents had marked the anniversary of the 1985 quake earlier in the day with drills.
Women's Roles In Gangs
One teenager reveals how the possibility of power drew her in.
Latest GOP Effort To Replace Obamacare Could End Health Care For Millions
Republicans are taking one last shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But the new plan isn't much different fr the last one that failed.
Could The Trump Presidency Lead To An Era Of Democratic Renewal?
Journalists E.J. Dionne and Norm Ornstein say that a new wave of political activism springs from the fact that Trump is unfit for office. Their new book (with Thomas Mann) is One Nation After Trump.
Once A Contender, Angela Merkel's Main Rival Stumbles As Election Approaches
Martin Schulz's main handicap is that his party spent eight of the past 12 years in coalition with the German chancellor's party, so their policies are barely distinguishable from each other.
Days After Police Shooting, 3 Arrested Amid Violence At Georgia Tech Vigil
By Monday's end, three people had been arrested and two officers were recovering from minor injuries. The unrest comes after an LGBTQ campus leader was shot and killed in a confrontation with police.