News: U.S. and World News Headlines NPR news, audio, and podcasts. Coverage of breaking stories, national and world news, politics, business, science, technology, and extended coverage of major national and world events.

L.A. Fire Chief Steps Down Amid Race Scandal

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6568581/6568586" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Groups Take Aim at Marijuana-Flavored Candy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6562717/6563139" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Trip to Religious School Offers Window on Pakistan

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567426/6567580" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Jet-Setters Who Flock to Mall of America

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567205/6567206" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Homeland Security Assigns Ratings to Travelers

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567202/6567203" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Boston Bus Reminds a City of Young Gun Victims

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567199/6567200" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Still Ill, Castro Will Miss Birthday Party After All

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567196/6567197" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Calderon's Swearing-In Marred by Violence

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567193/6567194" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Ending Delays, L.A. Police Finally Get Car Cameras

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567187/6567188" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Beirut Demonstrators Call for Widespread Ouster

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567181/6567182" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Almond Rustlers Nabbed in California

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567178/6567179" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Congress Plans to Address Electronic Voting

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567175/6567176" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Iraqis Split on Sectarian Lines; Hospitals Follow

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567172/6567173" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Air, Ground Forces Repel New Raids in Baghdad

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/6567169/6567170" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript