Last Build Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:28:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 18:28:00 -0400A number of major websites, including Twitter, Spotify and Reddit, were knocked out of service for parts of the day in a sprawling, sophisticated online attack.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:58:00 -0400The everyday ant seldom gets close enough to a microphone to be amplified and heard but 'The World According to Sound' podcast manages to let us listen to the insects as they go about their day.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:36:00 -0400Centenarian Virginia Wood has a birthday wish — a World Series title for her Chicago team. But they'll have to defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers before they compete for the top prize.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to actor Mahershala Ali about the complex and nuanced ways his characters exemplify black masculinity - particularly in the new film, 'Moonlight.'
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Hillary Clinton campaigned in Ohio Friday.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Refugees from the soon-to-be-razed squatters camp in Calais are being resettled in reception centers across France. The country has traditionally been a haven for asylum seekers, but resettling the newest wave is dividing communities.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Federal prosecutors allege a former contractor for the National Security Agency stole a massive amount of classified government material. The defendant appeared in court Friday.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Ryan Merritt had only started one game for the Indians before the playoffs. After he helped the team to the World Series — fans showed their support by buying Merritt gifts from his wedding registry.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400After the Supreme Court ruled that mandatory life sentences without the possibility of parole for juveniles were unconstitutional, the Court ordered states to review the cases of prisoners given that sentence. We hear about one prisoner in that situation, Jennifer Pruit, and the connection she made with the judge that sentenced her.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400The Pentagon was expected Friday to announce the identity of an American service member killed in Iraq while helping to support the offensive against Mosul. NPR's Tom Bowman tells us more.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400Florida is home to many Democratic Latinos, but despite the growing Hispanic electorate, it remains highly competitive because it's also home to large numbers of conservative seniors. Many live in Sumter County in Florida, which has the oldest median age of any county in the country.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400A former top staffer to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie testified in Federal court that she told Christie about planned lane closures on the George Washington Bridge weeks before it happened. Christie has long denied any involvement in the closures, which were designed to punish his political opponents.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to former Silicon Valley tycoon Randi Zuckerberg about her new animated children's television show, 'Dot.'
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:19:00 -0400The most rewarding coming-of-age film in many a moon, lyrically luminous Moonlight is the story of a gay African-American youngster in Miami who experiences trouble, trauma and unexpected grace.
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:00 -0400During Wednesday's debate, Donald Trump used the phrase "bad hombres." That got our commentator Domingo Martinez thinking. Who exactly is a bad hombre?