Skip to main content

National

Tease photo for story

Trump Orders Rule Allowing Military Academy Grads To Defer Service To Play Pro Sports

June 26
Bobby Allyn / NPR

Under Department of Defense policy established in 2017, those enrolled in military academies couldn't play sports before serving at least two years in the armed forces.

Tease photo for story

The Argument For — And Against — Publishing The Traumatic Photo From Mexican Border

June 26
Emily Bogle / NPR

While the graphic image has news value, news organizations are concerned that its overuse will lessen its impact and unnecessarily upset the intended audience.

Tease photo for story

1st Democratic Debate: Live Analysis Of Night 1

June 26
NPR Staff / NPR

While you watch the presidential candidates, follow NPR reporters for extra context and fact checks. The two-hour debate begins at 9 p.m. ET, with 10 candidates Wednesday night and 10 on Thursday.

Tease photo for story

FAA Finds New Problem With 737 Max Jets, Delaying Their Return To Flight

June 26
David Schaper / NPR

Southwest, American and United Airlines have already pulled the aircraft from their schedules through Labor Day weekend. Two of the planes crashed within five months, killing hundreds of people.

Tease photo for story

Turmoil At The NRA: TV Channel Ends, Lobbyist Resigns, A New Hill Probe Begins

June 26
Sasha Ingber / NPR

National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre announced NRATV will stop production. A top lobbyist for the group also stepped down and allegations persist of financial misconduct.

Tease photo for story

Reddit Has 'Quarantined' Popular Pro-Trump Forum Over Violent Threats

June 26
Bobby Allyn / NPR

The violations include threats of violence directed toward officials in Oregon, where legislators are locked in a partisan standoff over proposed climate change legislation.

Tease photo for story

Senate Passes $4.6 Billion Emergency Border Funding Bill Signalling Battle With House

June 26
Vanessa Romo / NPR

The sweeping 84-8 vote came minutes after the Senate handily rejected the House's humanitarian assistance bill, signalling what will likely be a contentious battle to reconcile the competing bills.

Tease photo for story

Trump Campaign Counterprograms Democratic Debate With Pricey YouTube Ad Buy

June 26
Tamara Keith / NPR

President Trump's campaign bought the masthead ad on YouTube, an expensive ad buy that could reach many more voters than the debate.

Tease photo for story

People Are Trying To Donate To Detained Migrants. Border Patrol Won't Accept It

June 26
Ryan Poppe / NPR

After hearing claims that detention centers are housing migrant children in unsanitary conditions, people are attempting to provide them with supplies.

Tease photo for story

Louisiana's Novel 'Subscription' Model For Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Gains Approval

June 26
Selena Simmons-Duffin / NPR

Certain high-cost drugs are straining state budgets. A new deal approved Wednesday allows Louisiana to spend a fixed amount for unlimited access to a costly cure. Other states may try to follow suit.

Older Stories ›