Melissa Block As special correspondent, Melissa Block produces richly reported profiles of figures at the forefront of thought and culture, as well as stories and series on the critical issues of our day. In addition, she is a guest host on NPR news programs.

China Ethnic Unrest Kills 156

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Marines Fan Out In Afghanistan Push

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NPR's Tom Bowman Discusses The Operation On 'All Things Considered'

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House Passes Climate Change Bill

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N.Y. Senate At Standstill Over Defection Drama

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New Revelations In Deadly Afghan Airstrikes

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N. Korea's Private Markets Thrive Despite Regime

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U.S. Eyes Single Bank Regulator

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Sen. Burris Denies Wrongdoing Over Senate Seat

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GM Heads Toward Bankruptcy

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Obama Leans Toward 'Preventive Detention'

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Poem Inspires U.S. Sculptor To Honor Quake Victims

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China Releases Toll Of Children Killed In Quake

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For Parents, Justice Elusive In China School Collapse

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