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NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Court Says Idaho Must Provide Gender Confirmation Surgery To Transgender Inmate
Friday a panel of judges ruled that in denying a transgender inmate gender confirmation surgery, the state violated the Eighth Amendment.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

California Says Its Cannabis Revenue Has Fallen Short Of Estimates, Despite Gains
The tepid results have prompted Gov. Gavin Newsom to revise his office's estimates of how much money the state will net from its cannabis industry.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Keystone Pipeline's Alternate Route Gets The Go-Ahead From Nebraska Court
A group of activists, Native American tribes and local landowners had challenged the controversial pipeline's 2017 approval. But the state Supreme Court unanimously rejected that challenge Friday.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Customs Agents Make 'Unusual' Seizure Of Nearly 53,000 Chinese Gun Parts
The illegal stocks, muzzles and other items were intercepted in recent months. "There was no attempt to hide the importation attempt," CPB spokesperson Jaime Ruiz told NPR.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Lengthy Detention Of Migrant Children May Create Lasting Trauma, Say Researchers
The Trump administration is trying to legalize indefinite detention of migrant families. But detention can be emotionally crushing for kids, leading to long-term mental health problems like PTSD.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Work Cultures Clash When A Chinese Company Reopens An 'American Factory'
A new film chronicles what happens when a Chinese billionaire reopens a former General Motors plant in Ohio. John Powers says it's an old-school observational documentary in the very best sense.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

David Koch Dies; Conservative Billionaire Helped Reshape U.S. Politics
Koch and his brother, Charles, built one of the nation's largest private businesses and created a network of secretly funded organizations that attacked Democrats.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

More Rate Cuts? Powell Says Fed Is Ready To Help Economy Grow Amid Trade Tensions
The central bank will "act as appropriate" to sustain the economic expansion as the trade war with China takes a toll on global growth and parts of the U.S. economy, Fed Chairman Jerome Powell says.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Putin To Russian Military: 'Prepare A Symmetrical Response' To U.S. Missile Test
His remarks come after a U.S. Defense Department test of a modified Navy Tomahawk cruise missile, and the demise of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty between Washington and Moscow.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Trade War Heats Up Again As China Sets Tariffs On $75 Billion In U.S. Goods, Autos
China says it will slap tariffs on autos and thousands of other U.S. goods. It's an escalation of a trade war that has rippled through the world economy and raised U.S. recession fears.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Trump Lashes Out At China After Beijing Sets New Tariffs On U.S. Goods, Autos
President Trump promised to respond after China said it will slap tariffs on $75 billion autos and other U.S. goods. And he "ordered" U.S. firms to stop doing business with China. Stocks fell sharply.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

U.S. Central Bankers Meet In Wyoming For Annual Conference
NPR's Noel King talks to Neel Kashkari, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, who is in Jackson Hole for the annual meeting of Fed officials. Chairman Powell is expected to speak.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

More Than 2 Dozen Injured In Sacramento Train Collision
At least 27 people were injured when a passenger train and a maintenance train collided late Thursday. None of the injuries are considered serious, officials say.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

When His Mom Was Deported In 2008, A Certainty Shattered: 'Where Is Home?'
Pedro Lopez, a 24-year-old born in Mexico, recalls when ICE agents raided the meatpacking plant in Iowa where his parents worked. "It was just shattering," he said.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Unsafe Lead Levels Detected In Drinking Water In Newark, N.J.
Residents of Newark are receiving bottled water after elevated lead levels were detected in their drinking water. But there's confusion over who should get the bottled water.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

States-Phone Companies Deal Will Help To Block Robocalls
NPR's Noel King talks to Josh Stein, attorney general of North Carolina, about phone companies teaming up with states and the District of Columbia to eradicate illegal robocalls.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

It was 400 Years Ago That The First Enslaved Africans Arrive In North America
Fort Monroe in Virginia is the site where the first enslaved Africans arrived in English North America in 1619. Back then it was called Point Comfort. Commemoration events will be held this weekend.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

It was 400 Years Ago That The Fist Enslaved Africans Arrive In North America
Fort Monroe in Virginia is the site where the first enslaved Africans arrived in North America 400 years ago. Commemoration events will be held this weekend.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Tide Rolls Back In: Alabama Hopes To Not Squander Last Year's Championship 'Failure'
Clemson walloped the University of Alabama in college football's national championship last season. Now perennial powerhouse Alabama is trying to learn from the loss.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Nation's Largest Hispanic Journalist Group Drops Fox News Sponsorship
The conservative network ignored the group's concerns about its immigration coverage, NAHJ says. The break came when a Fox pundit compared migrants to Nazis who invaded Europe.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 23, 2019

Nation's Largest Hispanic Journalist Group Drops Sponsorship By Fox News
The conservative network ignored the Hispanic journalists group's concerns about its immigration coverage, NAHJ says. The break came when a Fox pundit compared migrants with Nazis who invaded Europe.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

A Dead Cat, A Lawyer's Call And A 5-Figure Donation: How Media Fell Short On Epstein
Why did it take some of the nation's biggest news organizations so long to take seriously the accusations against the late Jeffrey Epstein? Allegations about his behavior go back more than a decade.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

FBI, Local Police Arrest Dozens Of People In Effort To Avert Potential Mass Shootings
The FBI and others have arrested dozens of people across the country in efforts to avert potential mass shootings. The crackdown follows deadly attacks in California, Texas and Ohio.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

How To Achieve Optimal Cooling And Energy Efficiency When It's Really Hot Out
If you're worried about saving energy and money on your utility bill, while maintaining a comfortable temperature at home, Energy Star has some recommendations.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

Mental Health Experts Warn About Impacts New Regulations Could Have On Migrant Children
The Trump administration's regulation allows the longterm detention of migrant children. But immigration and health experts warn this could have devastating impacts on the children's mental health.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

Immigration Attorney Discusses Challenges To Trump's Migrant Detainment Regulations
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with lawyer Holly Cooper, who is challenging the Trump administration's new regulations that would allow families with migrant children to be held in detention indefinitely.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

Trump Administration Releases Final Text For New Migrant Detainment Regulations
On Thursday, the Trump administration released the final text of proposed regulations that would allow the government to detain migrant children and families indefinitely.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

Police Seize Rifles, High-Capacity Magazines From Man Wanting To 'Shoot Up' Workplace
Authorities say Rodolfo Montoya, 37, told a co-worker at the Long Beach Marriott that he was planning a mass shooting there.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

Puerto Ricans Hold Town Assemblies To Figure Out Next Steps Following Rosselló's Exit
After Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló left office, the protesters who forced him out are trying figure out what's next. They're organizing "people's assemblies" on town squares across the island.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

70 Mayors Reject Trump Food Stamp Proposal, Saying It Puts Kids At Risk
Mayors from 70 American cities send a letter to the Trump administration, saying a plan to push millions of people out of the federal food stamp program would punish some of the country's neediest.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

In Vermont, A Case of One Man Whose Gun Was Seized Under Red Flag Law
While the political focus may be on mass shootings, states are far more often using red flag laws to prevent cases of individual gun violence, including suicide.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

Mental Health Toll Of Hurricane Maria Still Palpable In Puerto Rico
More than three million Puerto Ricans saw their communities — and families — devastated by the deadly Category 4 hurricane. Many people here are still emotionally fragile.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

Activists Push Democrats On Climate Change, A New Priority For Party's Base
The Sunrise Movement is holding rallies and registering voters, aiming to boost turnout among young voters. For the first time, polls show climate change is a top priority for the party's base.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

Trump Policy Would Allow Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Families, Children
NPR's David Greene talks to Elora Mukherjee, director of the Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Columbia Law School, about the new U.S. policy to detain migrant families indefinitely.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

Morning News Brief
The Congressional Budget Office revises its federal deficit estimate. New policy would allow the government to indefinitely detain children with their families. And, the results of a DNA experiment.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 22, 2019

News Brief: Federal Deficit, New Immigration Policy, DNA Experiment
The Congressional Budget Office revises its federal deficit estimate. New policy would allow the government to indefinitely detain children with their families. And, the results of a DNA experiment.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Iceland's Prime Minister To Skip Meeting With VP Mike Pence
Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir denies she means to snub Pence. Her scheduling decision was made before President Trump canceled his trip to Denmark.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Robert Cameron, New CFPB Student Loan Watchdog, Is A Former Industry Executive
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is getting a new student loan watchdog. Robert Cameron is a former top official at one of the large student loan servicing companies the CFPB once policed.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Trump Signs Executive Order Forgiving All Federal Student Loan Debt For Disabled Vets
President Trump has signed a presidential memorandum that is designed to increase the number of "permanently disabled veterans" who erase their federal student loan debt.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Trump Softens Support For New Background Check Laws After Call With NRA Head
President Trump is softening his support for new background checks for gun buyers after a phone conversation with the head of the NRA. Although the group is in turmoil, it retains its influence.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Immigration Advocate Weighs In On Trump Administration's Move To End Flores Agreement
NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Wendy Young, president of the child advocacy organization KIND, about President Trump's moves to change requirements for the detention of migrant children.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Miami Police Arrest Suspect In Shooting After He Reports His Gun Was Stolen
Police say Carlints St. Louis went to a police station hoping to create an alibi for a shooting he allegedly committed, but he ended up setting the stage for his own arrest.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Native American Tribes Say Indian Horse Relays Are America's First Extreme Sport
One of the ways Native tribes in the West celebrate their history and culture is through annual summer horse races. They're known as Indian Relays, and tribes call them America's first extreme sport.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Wildlife Staff Outside Denver Work To Stop The Spread Of Plague Among Prairie Dogs
An outbreak of plague has struck a prairie dog population outside of Denver. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with research wildlife biologist Dean Biggins about the risks to the region's ecology.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer On His Vision For Gun Control
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer about his vision for more effective gun control and his desire to meet with President Trump during his Louisville visit.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

How Red Flag Laws Are Used In Vermont
Recent mass shootings have accelerated calls for more "red flag" or "extreme risk" laws. But they're far more likely to be used in cases of threatened suicide.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Teen Gets Life Sentence For Killing Police Officer In Baltimore County
Dawnta Harris was 16 when the stolen Jeep he was driving ran over Officer Amy Caprio, 29, in the spring of 2018. Harris will be able to seek parole.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Outlook Uncertain On Gun Policy As Trump Signals Openness — With NRA In His Ear
Trump and the White House aren't closing the door to new background checks for gun buyers or other shifts in policy — but it isn't clear how close they'll ever get to Democrats' proposals.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Indian Relay Celebrates History And Culture Through Horse Racing
One of the ways Native tribes in the West celebrate their history and culture is through annual summer horse races. They're known as Indian Relays, and tribes call them America's first extreme sport.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Trump Administration Moves To Permit Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Children
The Trump administration issued a rule Wednesday that would allow it to detain migrant children and families longer than is currently allowed. NPR speaks with Politico's Ted Hesson about the change.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

New Trump Policy Would Permit Indefinite Detention Of Migrant Families, Children
The new policy would end the Flores Settlement and allow the government to hold families with children without a deadline, in a change from the way cases are handled today.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Trump Says Russia Should Be Allowed Into G-7, Moscow Wants Talks To Continue
"I think it's much more appropriate to have Russia in," President Trump told reporters. In Russia, the foreign ministry spokeswoman said discussions should move from the media "to the expert level."

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Trump Says Russia Should Be Allowed Into G-7; Moscow Wants Talks To Continue
"I think it's much more appropriate to have Russia in," President Trump told reporters. In Russia, the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said discussions should move from the media "to the expert level."

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

March For Our Lives, No Longer Protesting In Streets, Unveils Gun Control Plan
The group says its plan could prevent 200,000 gun deaths over 10 years. It calls for creating a national registry and starting a buyback program and creating a national gun czar.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Ride-Hailing Revolution Leaves Some People With Disabilities Behind
Disability rights advocates say transportation giants Lyft and Uber are not doing enough to ensure equal transportation access as required under federal law.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

More U.S. Towns Are Feeling The Pinch As Recycling Becomes Costlier
The U.S. recycling industry is facing a quandary: Too much of the plastic we use can't be recycled, and taxpayers increasingly are on the hook for paying for all that trash to hit the landfills.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Texas Emerges As A Battleground State Ahead Of 2020 Elections
Republican retirements from the House have given Democrats hope of expanding their gains next year in Texas, where changing demographics in suburbs have reshaped the electorate in some districts.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Buoyed By Fresh Support, Rep. Al Green Plans New Call To Impeach Trump
Green says he'll bring his articles of impeachment to the House floor for a fourth time. More than 120 House Democrats now say they support an inquiry.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Florida Could Serve As Example For Lawmakers Considering Red Flag Laws
Florida adopted a red flag law last year after the shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Since then, courts there have approved about 2,500 risk protection orders.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 21, 2019

Employers Struggle With Hiring Undocumented Workers: 'You Cannot Hire American Here'
Unauthorized immigrants often do manual, low-paying jobs, and employers say they have no choice but to hire them. But the White House and advocates for lower immigration say the law is the law.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross Abruptly Resigns
An aide to Philadelphia's mayor said Ross failed to act on allegations of sexual, racial and gender harassment and discrimination in his department.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

Former Arkansas VA Doctor Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter In 3 Deaths
A former pathologist was under scrutiny after being found drunk on the job. A review of his work found more than 3,000 misdiagnoses of patients.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

How The Flying Shame Movement Got Off The Ground
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Umair Irfan, who covers climate change and the environment for Vox, about the flying shame movement and what can be done about carbon emissions from air travel.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

When Texas Legalized Hemp It Forced Some Counties To Change How They Prosecute Pot
Some counties in states that have legalized hemp, but not marijuana, are having to stop prosecuting low-level crimes because labs to test the difference between the substances are hard to come by.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

Trump Administration Faces Class Action Lawsuit Alleging Health Care Failures By ICE
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Lisa Graybill of the Southern Poverty Law Center about its new class action alleging deficient health care in ICE detention facilities.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

Study Shows Red Flag Laws Might Help Prevent Violence
A new study on red flag laws, which help remove guns from people deemed a safety risk, shows the laws might help prevent violence. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Dr. Garen Wintemute, the study's author.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

What The Firing Of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo Means For Police Nationwide
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Patrick Yoes, president of the National Fraternal Order of Police, about national implications of the firing of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

Eric Garner's Daughter Reacts To NYPD's Firing Of Officer Involved In 2014 Death
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Eric Garner's daughter, Emerald Garner, about the firing of the New York City police officer involved in her father's death.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

2 Condos Were Illegally Converted Into 18 Micro Apartments In NYC
"The ceiling heights were 4.5 feet to 6 feet tall on each level, depending on where you were standing," says a spokesperson for the New York Department of Buildings.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

22 Texas Towns Hit With Ransomware Attack In 'New Front' Of Cyberassault
Investigators haven't identified who or what is behind the attack that took systems offline, but the Texas Department of Information Resources says the evidence points to "one single threat actor."

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

23 Texas Towns Hit With Ransomware Attack In 'New Front' Of Cyberassault
Investigators haven't identified who or what is behind the attack that took systems offline, but the Texas Department of Information Resources says the evidence points to "one single threat actor."

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

NYPD Officer, Who Used Banned Chokehold On Eric Garner, Is Fired
NPR's Noel King talks to Cindy Rodriguez of member station WNYC and legal scholar Paul Butler about whether the family of Eric Garner has received justice for his death in 2014.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

Helicopter Visit Is Not Welcomed In Florida Community
Kfir Baranes wanted to surprise a friend with a visit on her birthday. He dropped by her backyard in Coral Springs in a helicopter. Police were called. Baranes faces a fine for a code violation.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

The Case For Summer Vacation
Economists have long criticized summer vacation as economically inefficient. But one has come to its defense.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

Alaska Wildfires Damage The State's Major Highways, Force Evacuations
Wildfires near Anchorage have burned buildings, forced evacuations and blocked highway traffic. Unusually dry weather has fueled the fires in what's typically one of the region's wettest seasons.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

California Tightens Standard For Police In Lethal Force Instances
California will have one of the strictest laws in the country detailing use-of-force standards for police. But law enforcement says proper training remains the key. The law takes effect Jan. 1.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

Perfect Storm Hits U.S. Recycling Industry
Since Woodbury, N.J., began the nation's first mandatory curbside recycling program, the industry is in trouble. China has stopped taking all the plastic so facilities are overwhelmed.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

News Brief: NYPD Firing, China Social Media Accounts, Red Flag Laws
NYPD fires officer who used banned choke hold in Garner case. China is accused of using fake social media accounts to try to disrupt Hong Kong protests. And, poll results on red flag gun laws.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 20, 2019

Unanswered Questions Leave Californians Worried About Fire Season
Warm temperatures have Californians again bracing for wildfires. But to better prepare, the residents of Ventura say they need a clearer picture of what went wrong in the destructive 2017 Thomas Fire.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

Obesity Medicine Specialist Discusses New WW App For Kids
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Dr. Fatima Cody Stanford, who specializes in obesity medicine, about a new app from WW — formerly Weight Watchers — that targets children.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

California Residents Say They Need More Information On Previous Wildfires To Prepare
Warm temperatures have Californians again bracing for wildfires. But to better prepare, the residents of Ventura say they need a clearer picture of what went wrong in the destructive 2017 Thomas Fire.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

California's New Law Says Police Can Use Lethal Force Only When 'Necessary'
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a new bill to update standards for police use of deadly force. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with California assembly member Shirley Weber, the bill's author.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

California's New Law Says Police Use Only Use Lethal Force When 'Necessary'
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a new bill to update standards for police use of deadly force. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with California assemblymember Shirley Weber, the bill's author.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

50 Years Later, Virginia Recalls The Devastation Caused By Hurricane Camille
Fifth years ago, Hurricane Camille slammed into the eastern United States, killing hundreds of people and leaving behind a wake of devastation.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

People On Both Sides Of Immigration Debate Meet At The Border To Have A Conversation
The surge of migrants crossing the Southern border has abated somewhat. But tens of thousands continue to come every month — more than 80,000 in July. The debate still rages over what to do about it.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

'Stand Your Ground' Trial Begins In Florida A Year After Unarmed Black Man Is Killed
Michael Drejka who is white, says he feared for his life after Markeis McGlockton, who is black, pushed him to the ground in a dispute over a handicapped-accessible parking space in 2018.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

NYPD Officer Involved In The Chokehold Death Of Eric Garner Fired By The Department
The officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner has been fired by the New York City Police Department.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

Planned Parenthood Out Of Title X Over Trump Rule
The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes under the Trump administration.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Program Over Trump Rule
The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes that prohibit its grantees from providing or referring most patients for abortion.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Program Over Trump Abortion Rule
The organization says it is leaving the federal family planning program because of rule changes that prohibit its grantees from providing or referring most patients for abortion.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

New California Law Says Police Should Kill Only When 'Necessary'
The new law is a response to police killings of unarmed black men such as Stephon Clark. But critics say it doesn't go far enough.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

In Congo, Even Ebola Can't Stop Lovers From Dancing
The city of Goma is trying to keep the Ebola outbreak at bay. But as night falls, Congolese rumba fills the air, and people dance close together.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

NYPD Fires Daniel Pantaleo, Who Used Banned Chokehold On Eric Garner Before His Death
Garner's dying words, "I can't breathe" were captured by on video and became a watershed moment in the Black Lives Matter movement.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Saying Fed Must Help The Economy
The Trump administration pushed back hard against warnings of an economic slowdown. But the president is also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to help boost growth.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

Trump Dismisses Recession Fears, Says Fed Must Help The Economy
The Trump administration pushed back hard against warnings of an economic slowdown. But the president is also calling on the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again to help boost growth.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

The End Is Nigh For FogCam, Billed As The Internet's Oldest Running Webcam
The webcam has been in operation at San Francisco State University since 1994. Now, its creators say they plan to sunset the Internet landmark by the end of the month.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

Spicy With A Twist: Nearly 4 Tons Of Pot Found In Jalapeno Shipment
Hundreds of bulky green packages were discovered amid the spicy chilies. The drugs seized at a San Diego cargo facility were valued at $2.3 million.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

U.S. Gives Huawei Another 90-Day Reprieve Amid Concerns Of Rural Service Disruptions
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the decision was made in part to minimize disruption in parts of America that rely heavily on Huawei's equipment to serve remote areas.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

Tenants Pushed Out As Developers Buy Single-Room-Occupancy Properties
Single room occupancy housing, or SROs, have been a crucial place to live for low-income renters. The units are being threatened by developers looking for more profitable buildings.

NPR U.S. News
Aug 19, 2019

Russian Sailor's Message In A Bottle Washes Up In Alaska
Tyler Ivanoff was gathering firewood in Alaska when he found a Russian sailor's letter written more than 50 years ago during the Cold War, KTUU-TV reports. Russian state media tracked down the writer.

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