From the Top

Subscribe to From the Top feed From the Top
Assorted stories from NPR
Updated: 1 hour 32 min ago

In Yemen, A Battle Over A Crucial Port

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:58pm

With the battle for a key supply port underway, former U.S. ambassador to Yemen Barbara Bodine tells NPR's Michel Martin why the U.S. is supporting the Saudi-led war on rebels in Yemen.

Protesters March To Texas Site Holding Detained Immigrant Kids

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:58pm

Hundreds of protesters angry over the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents march on a tent city near El Paso, Texas.

House To Vote On 2 Immigration Bills

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:58pm

NPR's Michel Martin looks ahead to votes on immigration this coming week in the House with congressman Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), who's seeking legal protections for so-called Dreamers.

A 50-Year-Old Popcorn Machine Feeds Nostalgia At The Movies

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:58pm

In Lexington, Tenn., a century-old cinema is celebrating an important birthday: The Princess Theatre's popcorn machine is turning 50.

(Image credit: Megan Harris )

U.N. Reportedly In Talks To Take Over Major Port In Yemen

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:52pm

The report comes after U.N. special envoy Martin Griffiths arrived in Sana'a on Saturday to attempt to broker a cease-fire between the Houthi rebel group and the Saudi-led coalition.

(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Stay-At-Home Dads Still Struggle With Diapers, Drool, Stigma And Isolation

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 4:37pm

It's hard to find other stay-at-home dads to hang out with, and working men worry you'll hit on their stay-at-home wives. Meanwhile, bosses still expect new fathers to work full-time. What's changed?

(Image credit: Martín Elfman for NPR)

Trump's Decision To Separate Families Heats Up Immigration Debate

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 12:41pm

House Democrats converged on an immigration detention facility Sunday, as the Trump administration continued to shift blame elsewhere for the growing crisis.

Hundreds March To Texas Tent City Holding Detained Immigrant Kids

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 12:35pm

Rep. Beto O'Rourke organized the Fathers' Day march in just a couple of days. Hundreds of people showed up to protest the Trump administration's policy of separating families at the border.

Rescue Ships Holding More Than 600 Migrants Reach Spain

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 12:02pm

A convoy of rescue ships docked in Spain Sunday, after more than 600 migrants — including children and pregnant women — were turned away by Italy and Malta.

(Image credit: Jose Jordan/AFP/Getty Images)

1 Suspect Dead, 20 Injured After Shooting At Art Event In New Jersey

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 8:50am

The shooting happened at an all-night art festival that was scheduled to go into the next afternoon. At least one other suspect is in police custody as the investigation continues.

Sunday Puzzle: Capital Cities

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:26am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro plays the Sunday puzzle with puzzle master Will Shortz and puzzle winner Gail White.

(Image credit: NPR)

David Lynch On 'Room To Dream'

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:12am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks David Lynch about Room to Dream, the director's new memoir.

The Controversy Over Maple Syrup

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:12am

There's a controversy over how to label the sugar naturally found in maple syrup. The Food and Drug Administration says it should be labeled as "added sugar." Maple syrup producers are balking.

Peru's World Cup Team

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:12am

Peru's underdog World Cup squad lost Saturday to Denmark but has a chance of victory Thursday against France.

An Update On An Asylum-Seeker

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:12am

An update, after this week's new immigration restrictions, on an asylum seeker Weekend Edition has been following for the past year.

Missouri Conservatives And Immigration

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:12am

Ed Martin, former Missouri GOP chairman, tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how grassroots conservatives may lean on lawmakers as they consider immigration proposals in the House.

Republican Voters And Immigration

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:12am

GOP strategist Luis Alvarado tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro how Republicans in districts with large immigrant populations will navigate the November elections.

Sally Hemings Gets New Attention At Monticello

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:12am

Thomas Jefferson owned hundreds of slaves over the course of his life, something long unacknowledged at his Virginia plantation, Monticello. That's changing.

Politics Week Ahead: Trump's Immigration Policies

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:12am

The Trump administration is feeling political heat for its policy of separating migrant children and parents.

Drought And Fire Threat Lead To Forest Closings

Sun, 06/17/2018 - 7:12am

Forest officials closed the San Juan National Forest in southwest Colorado because of "historic levels" of fire danger. The closure will affect local tourism economies.




WLRH Public Radio
UAH Campus
John Wright Drive
Huntsville, AL 35899

Get Directions


(256) 895-9574

(800) 239-9574