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December 2013

» NPR Deepening Coverage & Expanding Listener Experience with $17 Million in Foundation and Donor Support

» NPR Music Selects 50 Favorite Albums of 2013

» NPR Books Launches Year-End 'Book Concierge' App

» NPR'S Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt to Reveal the Extraordionary World Behind How Clothes Are Made

November 2013

» John Mayer Interview and Performance: Thanksgiving Day on NPR's All Things Considered

» The NPR Board of Directors Welcomes Four Newly Elected Members

» NPR Music and KCRW Partner to Expand Dance Music Features; Distribute MetropolisNationally

» Money Originating From Anonomyous Sources Sidesteps IRS Regulations, NPR & CRP Report

October 2013

» NPR Music & Neko Case Give Halloween Treat: Live Tiny Desk Concert

» Support For NPR Comes From: Sabrina Farhi

» NPR Music Presents First Listen Live with Arcade Fire, Monday, October 28, 10PM (ET)/7PM (PT)

» NPR News Interview: Secretary of State John Kerry Gives Latest on Syria

» Winning Design In NPR + Threadless Challenge Available Now On A New T-Shirt In The NPR Shop And At

» NPR and The John Alexander Project Select Above the Fray International Reporting Fellow Andrés Caballero

» NPR Music Presents Showcase During CMJ Music Marathon

» Tamara Keith Named NPR White House Correspondent

» NPR News Interviews Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Today on Morning Edition

» NPR News Interviews President Barack Obama Today on Morning Edition

September 2013

» Excerpts of NPR News Interview with President Barack Obama

» NPR News Reports: Justice Department Planning to Sue North Carolina Over State's Voter ID Law

» NPR's All Things Considered Begins Weekend Broadcasts from NPR West with New Host Arun Rath

» NPR Music's Microphone Check Presents "8 Million Stories: Hip-Hop in 1993" Event, September 25 at 7PM (ET)

» NPR Names Paul G. Haaga, Acting President & CEO

» See Ask Me Another Live at NPR with Ian MacKaye

» Nirvana's Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic Tell the Story of Making In Utero on NPR's Music's All Songs Considered

August 2013

» 'Playgrounds for Everyone': NPR News Creates Community Guide to Accessible Playgrounds

» Ari Shapiro Named NPR London Correspondent

» Marian McPartland, Jazz Legend and Host of 'Piano Jazz,' has Died at the Age of 95

» NPR Music Streams First Listens from Neko Case, Frank Ferdinand, Volcano Choir, King Krule and More

» NPR President And CEO Gary Knell To Step Down From Leadership Role

» NPR Executive Producer Teshima Walker has Passed Away After a Two-Year Battle with Cancer

» New Homepage Features Story-Focused Design and Optimizes for Any Screen

» NPR News' Special Series 'The Summer Of '63' Recalls Civil Rights-Era Struggles, 50 Years Later

» NPR Books & Backseat Book Club Stock the 'Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf'

» Threadless to Host T-Shirt Design Challenge with NPR

» NPR News Hires Eric Deggans As TV Critic/Correspondent

July 2013

» NPR Music, Member Stations Broadcast From Newport Festivals

» NPR Kicks Off Community Events at NPR HQ: Screening 'The Black Press: Soldiers Without Swords,' Friday, July 19 at 6PM (ET)

» NPR Music Debuts 'Archway': Commissioned Work by Eli Keszler & So Percussion Uses the Manhattan Bridge as an Instrument

» NPR Names Arun Rath Host of Weekend All Things Considered

» More Midday News: 'Here & Now' Expands to Two Hours in Groundbreaking New Partnership with NPR and WBUR, Boston

June 2013

» Poll: Most African Americans Satisfied with Lives Overall, but Many Have Concerns About Future

» NPR Music Relaunches Tiny Desk Concerts with OK Go in a Special Video, Available Now at

May 2013

» NPR Journalists Selected by Knight-Wallace, Nieman Foundation for 2013-2014 Fellowships

» NPR and Member Station WLRN in Miami Join Forces to Expand Coverage of Latin America and the Caribbean

» In First Broadcast Interview Former Drone Operator Brandon Bryant Discusses Psychological Effects of Missions

April 2013

» NPR Wellness Center in Cooperation with Cigna Brings In-House Healthcare to Employees

» Steve Martin and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings Join NPR News Quiz 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! - LIVE' Cinema Event

» NPR Moves to New Headquarters

» NPR Music and WNYC's Soundcheck Present 'First Listen Live' with Iggy & The Stooges, April 28, 5PM (ET) Live from New York City

» NPR and Radio Diaries Revisit Pioneering 'Teenage Diaries' Series, 6 Years Later

» NPR's Code Switch Explores America's 'Changing Races'

» Senator Rand Paul Discusses Drive to Reconnect Republicans with Minority Voters on NPR's "Tell Me More"

» NPR Music Advance Streams New Releases from The Flaming Lips, Iron and Wine, Ghostface Killah, The Shouting Matches & Shuggie Otis

» Public Radio Music Month Brings Together Fans & Artists in Celebration of Public Stations' Impact on Music Culture

March 2013

» NPR and Boston's WBUR form Strategic Alliance to Build Middle of the Day Programming

» NPR Wins Peabody Award for Syria Coverage

» NPR News and Center for Public Integrity Investigation Finds Regulatory Weakness When Workers "Buried in Grain"

» Vice President Joe Biden Discusses White House's Determination to Curb Gun Violence on NPR's "All Things Considered"

» NPR's 'TED Radio Hour' is Public Radio's Latest Hit Program

» NPR Newscast Editor Brenda Box Has Died at the Age of 58

» NPR Music Live Broadcasts Dave Grohl's SXSW Keynote; Watch: Thursday, March 14, 11AM (CT)

» NPR Music Events During SXSW: Showcases, Interviews and Full Coverage at

» NPR News Confirms President Obama to Nominate Gina McCarthy as EPA Administrator and Ernest Moniz for Energy Secretary

February 2013

» Poll: Many Parents' Views of Children's Weight Not in Line with National Statistics; Healthy Diet and Exercise Difficult

» NPR Labs to Pilot Project of Radio Emergency Alerts for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People in the U.S. Gulf Coast

» Latino USA Becomes First Radio Program To Commence Regular Radio Captioning Distribution

» NPR Music Presents 'First Listen Live' with Josh Ritter, March 4, 8PM (ET), Live from New York City

» NPR Relocates 'Weekend All Things Considered' to NPR West

» NPR Launches Advertising Campaign Focused on Growing Audience

» NPR News Quiz 'Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!' Brings Laughs to the Big Screen

» New NPR Headquarters Nears Completion

» Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta Tells NPR News Exceptions to New Women In Combat Policy Won't "Be That Easy"

January 2013

» NPR News Names Robert Little Senior Editor for Investigations

» NPR Music and Offer Live Video Webcast of Concert Featuring Members of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim; January 29 at 8PM (ET)

» NPR News Special Coverage of 2013 Presidental Inauguration On-Air and Online Beginning at 8PM (ET)

» NPR Correspondent Kelly McEvers Reports from Inside Syria

» NPR Music, WWOZ and WBGO Broadcast SFJazz Center Opening Night Concert, January 23 at 8PM (PT)

» Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor in Multipart Interview with NPR News

» 'Ask Me Another' Launches into a New Season of Laughs

» NPR Hosting News: Michele Norris Takes on Expanded Role for NPR