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December 2011

» NPR News Explores Who & What Managed to Have "A Good Year" In 2011

» NPR Music's 'All Songs Considered' Listeners Pick Bon Iver 'Best Album of 2011'

» NPR's Multimedia Transformation Boosted By New, System-wide Training Effort

» NPR and Ford Motor Company to Announce New Digital Initiative at CES On Monday, January 9

» Vice President Biden Tells NPR News That U.S. Expects "Stable, Democtratic Government" In Iraq After U.S. Withdrawal

» NPR News and The Kaiser Family Foundation Survey of Long-Term Un/Underemployed Details Personal, Emotional Hardships

» Lynette Clemetson to Direct StateImpact, NPR's Robust Local-National Journalism Project

» NPR Books Selects Best of 2011

» NPR News Welcomes Steve Henn as Technology Correspondent

November 2011

» Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu December Pick for NPR's Backseat Book Club

» Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar Discusses Impact of NATO Airstrikes On International Relations In First U.S. Interview ON NPR's All Things Considered

» NPR and BBC AMERICA to Bring "Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!" to TV In December

» Gov Scott Walker (R-WI) Discusses Push for Recall Election Over Collective Bargaining Fight In Interview On NPR's 'Tell Me More'

» NPR News and Center for Public Integrity Investigate 'Poisoned Places'

October 2011

» The Darkhorse Battalion: October 30-November 5 On NPR's All Things Considered

» "All Things Considered" Invites Kids to NPR's Back-Seat Book Club

» NPR Presents "Snap Judgment Live!" at Sidney Harman Hall November 12, 2011 at 8:00 PM

» NPR News Investigation Into Native Foster Care, Part 2

» NPR News Exclusive Report: "Native Foster Care: Lost Children, Shattered Families"

» NPR News Series Explores Bicultural Lives of Latinos

» NPR Remembers the Life of Steve Jobs

» NPR to Participate in Republican Presidential Primary Debate

» NPR Names Gary E. Knell President and CEO

September 2011

» Poll: Retirees' Expectations of Golden Years Clash with Realities of Economy, Health Care, Well-Being

» NPR and the John Alexander Project Name Recipient of "Above the Fray" Fellowship

» NPR Music Marks 10th Anniversary of September 11 with Features Exploring Music's Role In the Aftermath and Live Webcasts of Memorial Concerts

» NPR News and the Center for Investigative Reporting Find Private Counterterrorism Efforts Place Seemingly Innocent Americans Under Suspicion

» NPR's "Weekend Edition Sunday" Welcomes Host Audie Cornish On September 4

» Colin Powell On NPR News: 2012 Candidate Would Be Strong On Defense, Understand "Place For Government In Our Lives"

August 2011

» NPR News Special Coverage of 10th Anniversary of September 11

» NPR News Wins Five NABJ 2011 Salute to Excellence National Media Awards

July 2011

» President Barack Obama Discusses Ongoing Debt Ceiling Negotiations In Interview on NPR's 'Tell Me More'

» NPR Music and Stations Present Exclusive Video Webcasts and Broadcasts from George Wein's Newport Folk Festival, July 30-31 and Newport Jazz Festival, August 6-7

» NPR and Public Radio Stations In Eight States Piloting StateImpact

» This Is NPR...An Evening with Planet Money

June 2011

» NPR News Report: FBI Involved Westboro Baptist Church In Training at Military Base

» NPR Explores "Beginnings" — Pregnancy, Birth and Parenting Around the World

» NPR Hosts to Speak at 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival

» NPR Music Picks Favorite Albums of 2011 (So Far)

» Poll Finds Three-Quarters of Americans Support Government Insurance Subsidies for Birth Control Pills

» NPR and the John Alexander Project Accepting Applications for the 'Above the Fray' Fellowship

» NPR Interview with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

May 2011

» NPR Music with KEXP and Partner Stations to Live Webcast and Broadcast 10th Sasquatch! Festival, May 28-30

» NPR News: Report on Upper Big Branch Explosion Blasts Massey for 'Deviance' in Safety Culture

» NPR and to Interview Ben Rhodes Via Twitter Immediately Following President Obama's Speech On Mideast Policy

» This Is NPR...An Evening with Terry Gross

» NPR News Names Audie Cornish Host of "Weekend Edition Sunday"

April 2011

» Edward Schumacher-Matos Named NPR Ombudsman, To Begin Three-Year Term in June 2011

» Okkervil River Debuts New Album During Live Video Webcast from NPR Music and KUT Austin, Wednesday, April 27, at 7PM (ET)

» NPR News Reports: Classified Military Documents Show U.S. Released "High-Risk" GITMO Detainees

» NPR Wins Two RFK Awards for Investigative Series On Campus Rape and Photojournalism Coverage of Haiti Earthquake

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums from Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Thao and Mirah, Times New Viking, and Krallice

» NPR News Wins 2010 Investigative Reporters & Editors Award

» NPR News Investigation Into Fatal April 2010 Massey Mine Explosion Finds Delay In Timely Reporting and Emergency Response to Disaster

March 2011

» NPR Wins Three Peabody Awards for Coverage of Pakistan, and Investigative Series On Bail Bond System and Epidemic of Campus Rape

» NPR Statement Regarding H.R. 1076

» NPR Music Live In Austin: March 16-19 Full Line Ups and More at

» NPR Offers Evidence of Repeated Refusal of "MEAC" Gift

» NPR Statement on Audiotape

» NPR Board of Directors Statement On Resignation of Vivian Schiller, NPR President and CEO

» Statements by Ron Schiller and Vivian Schiller (March 8)

» Updated NPR Statement Regarding Video (March 8; 9 p.m.)

» Updated NPR Statement Regarding Video (March 8; 5:30 p.m.)

» NPR Statement: March 8, 2011

» NPR Music Live In Austin: March 16-20 Full Line Ups and More at

February 2011

» NPR Music Live In Austin: March 16-20 Full Line Ups and More at

» NPR President & CEO Vivian Schiller To Keynote National Press Club Luncheon, March 7

» House Eliminates Funding For Local Public Television and Radio Stations

» Women On The Frontlines: February 21-25 On NPR's Morning Edition

» APTS and NPR Join Forces To Create Public Media Association

» NPR Statement On the President's FY 2012 Budget

» NPR Statement On Proposed Elimination of CPB

» NPR Interviews Mohamed ElBaradei

» NPR Music's Deceptive Cadence Premieres New Choral Works, Inspired By Presidential Words

» NPR Music Advance Streams Entire Albums From Adele and PJ Harvey

January 2011

» NPR, ProPublica AND FRONTLINE Examine "Post Mortem: Death Investigation In America"

» NPR Books Reads "Unbroken" with Author Laura Hillenbrand

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums From Bright Eyes, Earth and Telekinesis

» NPR News Offers Live Coverage of President Obama's State of the Union Address, On-air and Online

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums From Gang of Four, Wanda Jackson and Joyce DiDonato

» NPR Statement Regarding Proposed Legislation, H.R. 68/69

» NPR Announces Completion of Review of The Termination of Juan Williams' Contract

» NPR Music and WNYC to Video Webcast Iron and Wine Surprise Concert Tonight at 8PM

» NPR Music Streams Entire Albums From The Decemberists, Joe Lovano and Wire