Every year, commentator Catherine Newman dresses up in scarves and hoop earrings, sets out the tarot cards and tells fortunes at her kids’ school carnival. She doesn’t know a thing about tarot, but she’s good at it.
Monique Pressley is called “masterful” in her public message. She hits the spotlight of the Bill Cosby case after a career as a defense attorney, prosecutor and religion-based broadcaster. Cosby and his wife live in Shelburne Falls, Mass.
The former New York governor never caught fire in the crowded GOP race and failed to even make the primary ballot in several key nominating states.
A grand jury declined to indict Timothy Loehmann, who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November 2014. Tamir had been in a park in Cleveland, playing with a borrowed air gun.
The president will address the nation Sunday night at 8 p.m. with an update on the recent mass shooting in California — and the issue of terrorism more broadly.
NPR’s special coverage of the president’s remarks will air on the NEPR News Network. You can stream that coverage online or listen on 91.7FM in Franklin County, 89.5FM in Southern Berkshire County or 98.9FM in Northern Berkshire County. AM640 is currently experiencing technical difficulties.
Four of the eight alleged masterminds are on trial for the theft of almost $21 million worth of gems and other valuables. A reporter covering the case details the story’s peculiar developments.
Led by Kurds, the coalition could receive U.S. air support in the fight against both President Bashar al-Assad and ISIS. Its members also include Arabs and Assyrian Christians.
The U.S. said it would work with the victims and the family of the dead to determine the appropriate payment. The U.S. will also pay for the repair of the hospital.
Our commentator will miss many things about the region, from its plethora of festivals to maple syrup.
How do families decide what kind of college to attend: Private? Public? Community college? Three college students explain why they went for the big state school: The University of Maryland.
We do more and more of our reading on screens. But when commentator Beverly Fitzsousa had to decide whether to use virtual textbooks with her students, she consulted current research on virtual reading.
The spill on Wednesday sent heavy metals, arsenic and other contaminants into a waterway that flows into the San Juan National Forest. Estimates of the spill’s size have risen sharply since then.
In the prime-time Republican presidential debate Thursday, the candidates bragged about their records as governors and in the private sector, but the facts didn’t always add up.
The anniversary of the devastation wrought by the first military use of an atomic weapon comes as Japan’s government is pushing an expanded role for its military.
Donald Trump is on top, followed by Jeb Bush and Scott Walker. Chris Christie and John Kasich barely make it in, while Rick Perry misses the cutoff for the main debate stage.