Personal tools
You are here: Home Resources

National News From NPR

Zimbabwe Official Calls For Extradition Of American Lion Hunter Walter Palmer 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:48:38 -0400 
    Minister of Environment, Water and Climate Oppah Muchinguri wants Palmer to face justice in Zimbabwe, wire services report. U.S. authorities are investigating whether any American laws were broken.

Juvenile Justice System Failing Native Americans, Studies Show 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:43:06 -0400 
    One report shows that state courts are twice as likely to incarcerate Native teens for minor crimes like truancy and alcohol use. Another, that alternatives like treatment programs are more effective.

Hillary Clinton Releases 8 Years Of Tax Returns 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 17:25:00 -0400 
    The returns show that she and her husband Bill Clinton paid nearly $44 million in federal taxes since 2007, according to her campaign. "We've come a long way," she said.

Justice Report Accuses St. Louis County Family Court Of Racial Bias 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:28:00 -0400 
    A Justice Department report says the St. Louis County Family Court violates the constitutional rights of children and routinely discriminates against black children.

As The West Craves Drought Relief, El Nino May Do More Harm Than Good 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:28:00 -0400 
    There is much hype around a potential El Nino that could help ease the drought on the West Coast. But there are concerns that a deluge of rain could do more harm than good for the long term drought outlook.

Planned Parenthood Controversy Raises Questions About Fetal Tissue Research 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:28:00 -0400 
    A series of sting videos targeting Planned Parenthood is raising questions about the field of fetal tissue research. Companies who buy and sell such tissue defend their work.

As Midwest Dams Reach End Of Life, Soaked States Can't Handle Repair Costs 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:28:00 -0400 
    More than 11,000 dams across the U.S. have protected lives and property from flooding for decades. But age is catching up to them, and many need repairs. Record rain hasn't helped matters this year.

'One Call, That's All': Throwing A Personal Injury Lawyer-Themed Birthday Party 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:28:00 -0400 
    For her son's second birthday, L'erin Dobra of Prairieville, La., chose to throw him a Morris Bart-themed party. Dobra's son is a huge fan of the commercials Bart stars in for a personal injury firm.

Hillary Clinton Knocks Jeb Bush's Slogan At Urban League Conference 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 16:28:00 -0400 
    Presidential candidates Jeb Bush, Ben Carson, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley addressed the National Urban League Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Friday morning.

Pesticide Drift Threatens Organic Farms 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:45:00 -0400 
    Conventional farmers use millions of pounds of pesticides each year to protect crops from weeds and insects. When those chemicals drift to neighboring property, they can ruin crops on organic farms.

The Play's The Thing — High School Productions Down The Decades 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:45:00 -0400 
    Bob Mondello looks at the most-produced shows at high schools through seven decades and ponders what the choices made by drama teachers tell us.

Judge Says Virginia Can Refuse To Issue Confederate License Plates 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:42:00 -0400 
    Citing a June U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the federal judge effectively vacated a 14-year-old state injunction that prohibited officials from refusing to issue such plates.

Hillary Clinton's Doctor Says She's Healthy Enough To Be President 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:13:00 -0400 
    Clinton's physician says she's eating healthily, drinking occasionally, swimming, lifting weights and, yes, doing yoga.

Cheetos, Canned Foods, Deli Meat: How The U.S. Army Shapes Our Diet 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:43:00 -0400 
    Many of the processed foods that we eat — and the way they're made — were invented not for us, but for soldiers, says the author of the new book Combat-Ready Kitchen.

Federal Court Places A Stay On Order Compelling NCAA To Pay Athletes 
  Fri, 31 Jul 2015 14:20:00 -0400 
    The ruling comes nearly a year after a district court judge ruled that the NCAA violated antitrust laws and should let schools pay athletes $5,000.
More Research Help
Have a Question?

Looking for Something?
(Please contact your local library for login information.)
Search the Web