Last Build Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:46:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 19:46:00 -0400U.S. health officials are advising pregnant women to postpone travel to parts of Southeast Asia because of the risk of catching Zika. Recent outbreaks have occurred in Singapore and Thailand.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:46:00 -0400Patrick Meier pioneered the field of crisis mapping during the 2010 Haiti earthquake, compiling information to create a real time map of damage. Now he's focusing on humanitarian uses of drones.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 18:03:00 -0400The National Park Service "acted to move Don Neubacher from his role" as it carries out an investigation, a spokesman says.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:52:00 -0400According to a new study, only a third of blacks and nearly three-quarters of whites say police in their communities do an excellent or good using appropriate force.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:00:29 -0400A film about the voluble Danny Fields, a music industry executive who managed the Ramones from 1975 to 1980, manages to be "candid yet unrevealing."
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:00:28 -0400A Swedish curmudgeon slowly comes to accept the help of his neighbors in this familiar, crowd-pleasing film shot through with bracing moments of dark comedy.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:00:28 -0400Director Peter Berg's movie about the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico ratchets up the cinematic tension, but quickly devolves into rote disaster-movie clichés.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 17:00:28 -0400Tim Burton's latest is a dreamlike and visually striking fable; the presence of a satisfyingly eerie Eva Green keeps its overcomplicated story from sinking into muddled incoherence.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:53:00 -0400It's been eight months since Justice Antonin Scalia died unexpectedly, leaving the Supreme Court short-handed and its future up for grabs in the presidential race.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:33:44 -0400NPR's Robert Siegel talks to radio historian Frank Absher about the heyday of CBS Radio, which is now up for sale. CBS was one of the first networks to truly realize the power of news and develop its use.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:33:44 -0400A century ago, people relied on nature to make basic things: toothbrushes were made of silver, combs were made of ivory, and clothes were made of cotton. In a lot of ways, life as we know it today, is possible because of plastic. We can now afford phones, computers and medical devices in part because of one chemist's discovery a century ago. But his descendants have some regrets.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:33:44 -0400NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Ingrid Jacques of the Detroit News editorial board about the paper's endorsement of libertarian candidate Gary Johnson.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:33:44 -0400NPR's Robert Siegel talks to the mayor of Hoboken, N.J., Dawn Zimmer, about the commuter train crash on Thursday that killed one person and injured more than 100.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:33:44 -0400A commuter train crashed into a rail station during morning rush hour in Hoboken, N.J., Thursday killing at least one person and injuring more than 100. Trains are among the safest modes of transportation in the world, and crashes in the U.S. are rare. Crash investigators explain what might have gone wrong.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:33:44 -0400Gary Bryner tells Studs Terkel about being a union member and working in an auto factory for General Motors. About 40 years later, he reflects on how factory work and the role of unions have changed.