U.S. News and National Top Stories NPR coverage of national news, U.S. politics, elections, business, arts, culture, health and science, and technology. Subscribe to the NPR Nation RSS feed.

One Man's Holiday Stand: A Giant Lawn Grinch

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4195594/4195595" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Chicago Sells City Relics in Online Auction

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4195592/4195593" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

America Needs Focus on AIDS Crisis Among U.S. Blacks

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4195590/4195591" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

California Pension Chief Ousted

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4195584/4195585" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Government Proposes Cuts in Fish Habitats

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4195582/4195583" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Provo City Resident Exceeds Two-Pet Limit

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4195578/4195579" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

High Court Upholds Damage Cap on Loan Agreements

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4194512/4194513" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Alleged Immigrant Smugglers on Trial

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4194510/4194511" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

NAACP President Steps Down

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4194508/4194509" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Taser Stun Guns Make a Comeback

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4194502/4194503" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Notre Dame Coach Willingham Fired

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4194500/4194501" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Analysts: Economic Factors Could Affect Defense Policy

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4194494/4194495" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Challenges Remain for Ridge's Successor

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/4194492/4194493" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">