Home » Entries posted by NPR News (Page 5)

Two More NFL Players Placed On ‘Exempt List’ Over Domestic Violence

Two More NFL Players Placed On ‘Exempt List’ Over Domestic ViolenceTwo more players were benched by NFL teams on Wednesday over allegations of domestic violence.

BP Lawyers Use Old-School Trick; Judge Not Amused

BP Lawyers Use Old-School Trick; Judge Not AmusedBack in school, did you ever fudge the spacing on a report to meet the teacher's page-length requirement?

Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In Iraq

Dempsey Says If Needed He Would Recommend Ground Forces In IraqDempsey and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined the White House plan to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the Islamic State.

Boeing And SpaceX Win $6.8 Billion In NASA Contracts

Boeing And SpaceX Win $6.8 Billion In NASA ContractsNASA has chosen Boeing and SpaceX to build the vehicles that will transport its astronauts to the International Space Station.

Belgium Agrees To Euthanize Man Convicted Of Murder, Rape

Belgium Agrees To Euthanize Man Convicted Of Murder, RapeThe case of a Belgian man who sees himself as a threat to society — and wants to die — is putting new focus on Belgium's health care and justice system, as well as its laws allowing euthanasia.

Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State Militants

Leaders Meet In Paris To Forge Fight Against Islamic State MilitantsWorld leaders and diplomats from more than 20 countries have gathered in Paris to discuss strategies for defeating the Islamic State insurgency.

Renewed Fighting Threatens Truce In Eastern Ukraine

Renewed Fighting Threatens Truce In Eastern UkraineA cease-fire in eastern Ukraine is looking increasingly fragile amid renewed shelling in some areas.

500 Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks In Mediterranean

500 Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks In MediterraneanPeople smugglers reportedly rammed and sank their vessel, according to the International Organization for Migration.

U.S. Says Allies In Middle East And Elsewhere Want To Help Fight ISIS

U.S. Says Allies In Middle East And Elsewhere Want To Help Fight ISISSeveral Arab states are reportedly willing to participate in strikes on ISIS.

San Diego School District’s New 18-Ton Armored Vehicle Creates Stir

San Diego School District’s New 18-Ton Armored Vehicle Creates StirThe San Diego Unified School District has acquired an MRAP, or mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle.