The longtime activist hasn't quite overcome the reputation of his early career, but the Rev. Al Sharpton now commands a uniquely powerful platform.
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Comcast Corp. said Tuesday it will complete its buyout of NBCUniversal from GE for about $16.7 billion, ahead of schedule. Comcast, the nation's largest cable company, has owned 51 percent of NBCUniversal since their $28 billion merger in 2011.
The hype surrounding major storms follows a predictable pattern — plenty of buildup and panic before it peaks, plateaus and peters out. Could this kind of hype cycle have consequences for storm victims?
The hacker-activist group says it took down the U.S. Sentencing Commission website Saturday to avenge the death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz.
The former host of All Things Considered has been charged with producing "signature profiles of leaders in politics, pop culture, business and other fields." Meanwhile, Audie Cornish is now a permanent host of All Things Considered and Rachel Martin is host of Weekend Edition Sunday.
After 126 years, The Sporting News, the wise old man of sports journalism, will cease publishing as of Jan. 1, 2013. The longtime sports newspaper will continue as a digital-only brand.
The first married gay male couple featured in Jet magazine marks a cultural breakthrough for African-Americans, many say.
Hundreds of puppet-loving protesters march on Washington, D.C., to raise awareness for federal financing of public broadcasting.
Madhulika Sikka, executive producer at Morning Edition, will take over the position in January.
Once again, our friends at Weekend Edition want to put your questions to NPR reporters. This weekend they need election-related questions from you.
The 86-year-old North Dakota newspaper columnist become an Internet sensation because of her earnest, positive review of the Olive Garden restaurant in Grand Forks. Back in the '40s, she helped put Al Neuharth on a career track that led him to founding the "nation's newspaper."
The New York Times prospered under Sulzberger's guidance, leading the way in financially difficult times through innovation and savvy management. Under Sulzberger, the paper added sections and editions, won 31 Pulitzer prizes, and played a historic role in defending the First Amendment.
After inadvertently airing live coverage of a car chase that ended with a man's suicide, Fox News has issued an apology to its viewers. The incident occurred as the cable network carried a live feed of a man fleeing police.
The Pew Research Center and its partners studied the way Americans get their news and found some differences depending on where they live.
In a back-and-forth about CNN's decision to report details from slain Ambassador Chris Stevens' journal, State spokesman Philippe Reines and reporter Michael Hastings let loose with some blue words.
Sixty percent of the adults surveyed have little or no faith in the media, the polling firm says. The gap between positive and negative views — 20 percentage points — is the widest yet recorded.
Closer faces fines of $13,000 a day if it does not comply with a French court's order within 24 hours. Photos of the sunbathing Duchess of Cambridge were published last week.
Buckingham Palace is doing what it can to stop further publication of the photos, taken while the woman who some day may be queen was vacationing with Prince William. But they continue to show up in gossip rags.