Home » Archives by category » NPR News

3 American Teens Reportedly Suspected Of Trying To Join ISIS

3 American Teens Reportedly Suspected Of Trying To Join ISISThree teenage girls from the Denver suburbs were taken into custody by German authorities over the weekend at Frankfurt airport while trying to travel to Turkey, U.S. officials reported on Tuesday, according to The Associated Press.

American Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

American Freed By North Korea Arrives HomeJeffrey Fowle, an American held since May in North Korea for allegedly leaving a bible at a club for foreign sailors, has arrived at a U.S. Air Force Base in his home state of Ohio after Pyongyang released him on a "special dispensation."

Watchdog: $7 Billion U.S. Effort Doesn’t Dent Afghan Poppy Production

Watchdog: $7 Billion U.S. Effort Doesn’t Dent Afghan Poppy ProductionThe Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) has some more bad news for U.S. taxpayers: The $7.6 billion the United States has spent on its counternarcotic efforts in Afghanistan has done little to reduce poppy production.

Judge Says 1,000 Potential Jurors May Be Screened For Boston Bombing Trial

Judge Says 1,000 Potential Jurors May Be Screened For Boston Bombing TrialA judge in Boston says that some 1,000 pre-trial jurors may be asked to complete a questionnaire for the trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in January.

Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82

Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta Dies At 82Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who designed gowns for first ladies and for Holluywood stars died Monday. He was 82.

Toyota Becomes Latest Automaker To Issue Recalls Over Faulty Airbags

Toyota Becomes Latest Automaker To Issue Recalls Over Faulty AirbagsA massive auto recall on defective airbags was given fresh urgency on Monday, when the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration encouraged the owners of nearly 5 million cars to get them fixed "immediately."

One Of 7 Northern White Rhinos Left In The World Dies In Kenya

One Of 7 Northern White Rhinos Left In The World Dies In KenyaNorthern white rhinos are one step closer to extinction, after one of only two breeding males known to exist was found dead at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya.

Latest Developments In The Ebola Story

Latest Developments In The Ebola StoryIt's Monday, and Ebola still dominates the headlines. Here's a roundup of some of the latest developments.

A Pumpkin Festival Turns To Mayhem In Keene, N.H.

A Pumpkin Festival Turns To Mayhem In Keene, N.H.An annual pumpkin festival in Keene, N.H., devolved into mayhem as people threw beer bottles, lit fires, overturned at least one car and clashed with police late Saturday into Sunday morning.

Hong Kong’s Renewed Offer Of Talks With Protesters Meets Skepticism

Hong Kong’s Renewed Offer Of Talks With Protesters Meets SkepticismThe pro-democracy activists have called for Leung's resignation and for Beijing to make good on a long-standing promise for an open election to find his replacement.
Page 1 of 163123Next ›Last »