Subscribe: NPR Topics: News
http://www.npr.org/rss/rss.php?id=1001
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade A rated
Language: English
Tags:
choice  health  information  life study  life  mental health  news  pearl harbor  people  president  school choice  school  study  trump   
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: NPR Topics: News

News : NPR



NPR news, audio, and podcasts. Coverage of breaking stories, national and world news, politics, business, science, technology, and extended coverage of major national and world events.



Last Build Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:00:18 -0500

Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
 



At 93, Diana Kennedy Still Reigns As Mexico's Feistiest Food Expert

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:00:18 -0500

The cookbook Nothing Fancy, first published in 1984, has just been re-released — and is the closest thing to a memoir that the formidable "Julia Child of Mexico" has ever written.



As He Leaves The Senate, Harry Reid Says He's 'Hopeful' On Trump

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:39:00 -0500

Reid, the Nevada Democrat, is wrapping up a 30-year run in Congress. "I agree with the American people - I don't have a real high regard for Congress either, because we're not getting things done."



Life Expectancy In U.S. Drops For First Time In Decades, Report Finds

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:02:00 -0500

Overall, U.S. life expectancy dipped in 2015 — the first drop since 1993. That's because the death rate went up between 2014 and 2015, driven by an increase in mortality among people younger than 65.



Diver's Ambassador Life Showed Bigotry Is Never Far From The Surface

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:42:00 -0500

Years after Pearl Harbor and decades before a proposed "Muslim registry," Sammy Lee tried to "prove that in America, I could do anything." America hasn't always been convinced.



Deadly Fire In Oakland May Spark Crackdown On Off-The-Grid Artists' Spaces

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:17:00 -0500

Rents in the Bay Area are among the highest in the country, pushing many artists into illegal work/live spaces like the Ghost Ship, where a fire left 36 dead. Now, officials vow to step up regulation.



Behind Trump's Taiwan Phone Chat, A Veteran Washington Insider

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:52:00 -0500

Former GOP senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole helped Taiwan connect with the Trump transition team. Federal disclosure reports show Dole has lobbied for Taiwan for nearly two decades.



Information Overload? Not Everybody Is Feeling It, Pew Study Says

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:25:00 -0500

A Pew Research Center study finds that people do not feel as overloaded by information as they did a decade ago. In fact, people with more access to information find it helps them simplify their life.



Study: Child Laborers In Bangladesh Are Working 64 Hours A Week

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:17:00 -0500

A new report from the Overseas Development Institute finds that impoverished children are working long hours in violation of the country's labor laws.



School Choice 101: What It Is, How It Works And Does It Work?

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:16:00 -0500

President-elect Donald J. Trump said on the campaign trail that school choice is "the new civil rights issue of our time." But talk of school choice is, at best, confusing.



Mental Health Care Gets A Boost From 21st Century Cures Act

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:08:00 -0500

Early intervention for treating psychosis and grants to train more psychologists and psychiatrists are just some of the ways the legislation would change mental health services.



Pearl Harbor 75 Years Later: U.S. Recalls A Shocking Attack

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:02:00 -0500

America remembers the fallen — and how the nation responded to what President Franklin Roosevelt called a "date which will live in infamy."



Energy Giant Shell Inks Oil Deal With Iran

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:00:00 -0500

Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to develop oil and gas fields in Iran, despite the nuclear deal's uncertain future. It's the largest energy company to return since sanctions were lifted.



Trump Tags Former Wrestling Magnate To Head Small Business Administration

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:49:00 -0500

Linda McMahon is the co-founder of the pro-wrestling enterprise World Wrestling Entertainment. The Republican twice ran to become the first female U.S. senator for Connecticut, but lost both bids.



A Brighter Outlook Could Translate To A Longer Life

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:29:00 -0500

This study doesn't prove that optimism actually causes better health or postpones death. But it joins a growing body of evidence suggesting that they're fellow travelers.



Trump's Pick For Education: A Free Market Approach To School Choice

Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:18:00 -0500

Betsy DeVos is the president-elect's candidate for Secretary of Education. The Michigan philanthropist favors a free-market competition and choice approach to school reform.