Last Build Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:29:00 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:29:00 -0400The smartphone chipmaker has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. The deal allows Qualcomm to rely less on the smartphone industry. NXP makes semiconductors for cars.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:19:00 -0400Voters can amend their state's constitution: Think legalization of pot. But some Coloradans say citizen initiatives are out of control, and a well-funded push is underway to raise the bar.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:13:09 -0400Dawes, Lydia Loveless and more also joined NPR's Ann Powers and Jewly Hight for intimate rounds of storytelling and music at Nashville's Union Station Hotel during AmericanaFest 2016.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:50:00 -0400NPR's Kelly McEvers talks to Washington Post reporter Alyssa Rosenberg, who has written a series for the paper about how Hollywood and pop culture has influenced the way the public perceives police.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:38:00 -0400These birds fly from Europe to sub-Saharan Africa, but they don't touch down on the continent. Researchers say new findings raise questions about "when and to what extent swifts need to sleep."
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:14:00 -0400Protecting decades-old systems from hackers is like "trying to put air bags into an old car," the government's chief information officer says. The administration proposes $3.1 billion in upgrades.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:10:00 -0400Police officers, some of them in riot gear, confronted people protesting a pipeline in North Dakota after protesters refused to leave private land where the pipeline is supposed to be built.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:00:23 -0400In Jim Jarmusch's jagged documentary, Iggy Pop reflects on the necessary recklessness that made The Stooges punk legends.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 17:00:22 -0400After three adaptations, including The Da Vinci Code and Angels & Demons, the lively heresies of Dan Brown's bestselling thrillers have sunk into timid incoherence.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:30:41 -0400Each year, the Chronicle of Philanthropy publishes a list of the biggest charities in the U.S. This year, there has been a change in the No. 1 spot that philanthropy watchers call "stunning."
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:30:00 -0400When Falsettos first premiered in 1981, this frank, funny musical about gay, Jewish life in New York City was covering new territory. Now a revival is in the works, but will it still feel resonant in an age where gay rights have become mainstream?
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:30:00 -0400U.S. Ambassador to China, former Montana Sen. Max Baucus, urges the U.S. to "draw some lines" and show that "we're not going to get bullied," while remaining upbeat overall about U.S.-China ties.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:30:00 -0400Control of the Senate will come down to just a handful of races, and Nevada is the only seat Republicans have a real chance of flipping. Three-term Republican Sen. Joe Heck is running almost even with Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto. The race could come down to Hispanic voters, and Heck has tried to distance himself from Trump.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:30:00 -0400House Speaker Paul Ryan faces a number of political pressures after Election Day. Ryan is campaigning to hold the Republican majority in Congress after abandoning any efforts to help Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump win the White House.
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 16:30:00 -0400A year and a half after it began, the race for president is beginning to wear on many voters. A growing number say they are fed up and fatigued by the especially bitter campaign and are taking extreme measures to block it out. But others are tuning in even more as the race enters the homestretch.