About Discover Search
Log In or Register
NPR News Headlines from The Two-Way, syndicated automatically via RSS

Showing @npr's posts tagged with #npr

Harvard Law Professor Crowdfunds $1 Million, Launches Presidential Bid

Lawrence Lessig is running on a singular platform. If elected, he vows to expand voting access, ban gerrymandering and institute campaign finance reform — then resign.

DislikeComment
Frustrated By Corruption, Guatemalans Vote On New President

Days after President Otto Pérez Molina resigned and was jailed for alleged corruption, polling for a new leader is underway. One contender, a comic actor, has the slogan: "Not corrupt, not a thief."

DislikeComment
Thailand's Draft Constitution Rejected By Council

The National Reform Council, handpicked by the military junta, spent nine months working on the new charter only to vote it down in what some see as a move to further delay elections.

DislikeComment
French Agent Apologizes For Blowing Up Greenpeace Ship In 1985

The Rainbow Warrior, on a mission to protest French nuclear testing in the Pacific, was destroyed by an underwater mine in New Zealand's Auckland harbor.

DislikeComment
Trainloads Of Migrants Begin Arriving In Germany

Thousands of refugees, mainly escaping conflict in Syria and Iraq, began arriving in Munich after transiting through Austria.

DislikeComment
Thai Police Still Looking For Main Accused In Shrine Blast

Two people have been arrested in the bombing of the Erawan shrine in Bangkok last month that killed 20 people. But authorities now say neither is the prime suspect.

DislikeComment
Kim Davis Supporters Rally In Front Of Detention Center

Christians many of them said are under attack and Davis is a victim. Supporters prayed and called on the governor to step in.

DislikeComment
Fire At Washington State Planned Parenthood Clinic Deemed Arson

The blaze broke out at about 3:30 a.m. on Friday at the Planned Parenthood clinic in Pullman, which had been targeted by anti-abortion protesters last month.

DislikeComment
Coast Guard Reopens Section Of Mississippi After Collision, Spill

Two tow boats hit each other near Columbus, Ky., on Wednesday. One of them released an unknown quantity of potentially toxic clarified slurry oil.

DislikeComment
Supporters Of Jailed Kentucky Clerk To Hold Prayer Rally

Kim Davis was put behind bars earlier this week for refusing to comply with a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

DislikeComment
Japan Reopens Town Shuttered By Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

The town of Naraha, which had 7,400 residents, was evacuated in the wake of a massive earthquake and tsunami in 2011 that triggered the release of radiation at the power plant.

DislikeComment
Migrants Arrive In Austria, Germany After Being Bused To Border

The refugees from Syria, Iraq and elsewhere have been blocked for days from leaving Hungary.

DislikeComment
Aretha Franklin Blocks Premiere Of Concert Film 'Amazing Grace'

A documentary about Franklin's famous 1972 live album Amazing Grace has suffered years of delays due to technical and legal challenges.

DislikeComment
Deputy Goforth Is Mourned And Buried In Houston

Lt. Roland De Los Santos said that Ryan Goforth, 5, and his father had bought matching Captain America T-shirts — and that while Ryan has his on today, "underneath his uniform, so does Darren."

DislikeComment
Attorneys For Kim Davis: Marriage Licenses Issued Friday Are 'Void'

After spending the night in jail, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis tells her lawyers, "All is well," adding that she slept well. She also says she is prepared to stay in jail.

DislikeComment
French Investigators Confirm Wing Fragment Came From Flight MH370

French authorities say they know "with certitude" that a piece of debris found in July is from the Malaysian Airlines plane. But the reason why the Boeing 777 disappeared remains a mystery.

DislikeComment
#NPRreads: Senator In Prison, Pitchers Who Hit, Ice Cream, And Overwork

This week's selection of what NPR correspondents, editors and producers are reading online includes a prison story and a baseball tale.

DislikeComment
Drone Crash At U.S. Open; New York City Teacher Arrested

The black, shoebox-sized drone flew over the court at Louis Armstrong Stadium during a second-round match and then crashed into empty seats and broke apart.

DislikeComment
Obama Posts Comment On 'Humans Of New York' Photo Of Iranian Father And Son

A Facebook post on the popular photo blog caught the eye of the president, who called it "inspirational."

DislikeComment
Drowned Syrian Boy's Father: 'We Are Human Beings, Just Like Westerners'

Abdullah Kurdi, whose 3-year-old son Aylan's lifeless body was photographed face down on a Turkish beach, says: "I hope the world will learn something from it."

DislikeComment