Home » Archives by category » NPR News (Page 6)

In Syria, Archaeologists Risk Their Lives To Protect Ancient Heritage

In Syria, Archaeologists Risk Their Lives To Protect Ancient HeritageAcademic "Monuments Men" have donned disguises and dodged snipers to help save their country's cultural riches from looting and destruction. Heritage experts warn the losses so far are incalculable.

FDA Tests Turn Up Dairy Farmers Breaking The Law On Antibiotics

FDA Tests Turn Up Dairy Farmers Breaking The Law On AntibioticsRandom tests of milk reveal that a few farmers are treating dairy cows with antibiotics that aren't supposed to be used on them. The FDA is now considering tighter controls to prevent such practices.

Google Thinks We’re Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To Help

Google Thinks We’re Clueless About Cocktails, And It Wants To HelpThe world has been Googling up a storm on how to make cocktails like the Moscow Mule, Mojito and Whiskey Sour, according to the tech giant. So it created a new feature to bring you that info faster.

Hillary Clinton Asks State Dept. To Release Her Emails To The Public

Hillary Clinton Asks State Dept. To Release Her Emails To The PublicThe State Department says it will review thousands of messages for possible release. Clinton announced her intentions Wednesday, after a House panel issued a subpoena for some of the emails.

At Boston Marathon Bombing Trial, ‘Graphic And Grueling’ Testimony

At Boston Marathon Bombing Trial, ‘Graphic And Grueling’ TestimonyOn the second day of Dzhokar Tsarnaev's trial, an amputee wept as she recalled seeing her foot just barely dangling from her leg. Tsarnaev could face the death penalty if convicted in the 2013 attack.

Michael Brown’s Family Will File Civil Suit Over His Death

The news comes a day after the Justice Department cleared Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed Brown, in a civil rights probe — and gave a scathing appraisal of the Ferguson Police Department.

Injured Workers Suffer As ‘Reforms’ Limit Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Injured Workers Suffer As ‘Reforms’ Limit Workers’ Compensation BenefitsOver the past decade, states have slashed workers' compensation benefits, denying injured workers help when they need it most and shifting the costs of workplace accidents to taxpayers.

India Bans Film About Infamous 2012 Gang Rape

India Bans Film About Infamous 2012 Gang RapeThe government also says it will investigate how the makers of India's Daughter got permission to interview one of the men convicted of the brutal rape and killing of a 23-year-old woman in New Delhi.

McDonald’s Says It Won’t Be Serving Chicken Raised On Antibiotics

McDonald’s Says It Won’t Be Serving Chicken Raised On AntibioticsOver the next two years, McDonald's will transition its U.S. restaurants to a new antibiotics policy. Several of the chain's competitors have also committed to curb antibiotics in their supply chain.

Putin Speaks About The Killing Of Kremlin Critic Boris Nemtsov

Putin Speaks About The Killing Of Kremlin Critic Boris NemtsovRussia's president said Nemtsov's death was a shameful tragedy. Nemtsov was gunned down near the Kremlin on Friday. His supporters blame the Russian authorities.