From the Top

Subscribe to From the Top feed From the Top
Assorted stories from NPR
Updated: 13 min 25 sec ago

Abuse Documented In The Way Prisoners Are Transported Across State Lines

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:02am

David Greene talks to Eli Hager of the Marshall Project about abuse in the private prisoner transportation industry. He co-authored a report published Wednesday in partnership with The New York Times.

Wimbledon Fans Wait To See If It Will Be An All-Williams Final

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:02am

Venus and Serena Williams have both made it to the semi-finals at Wimbledon. David Greene talks to Courtney Nguyen, a writer for WTA Insider, about the possibility of an all-Williams Wimbledon final.

Chilcot Report Details Britain's Role in The Iraq War

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:02am

The long-awaited report of the inquiry into Britain's involvement in the war in Iraq is published on Wednesday.

In Virginia, A Battle To Give Former Felons The Right To Vote

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:00am

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe restored voting rights to more than 200,000 ex-offenders. Now, the state's Republicans are suing the governor, who they say overstepped his authority.

How Teachers Can Help 'Quiet Kids' Tap Their Superpowers

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 4:00am

Remember that quiet kid in class who never spoke up? In New York, teachers are learning how to make sure the ideas of introverts don't get overlooked.

Ripple Effects: Will The Brexit Vote Lead To The Break Up Of The UK?

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:49am

Scotland voted strongly to stay in the European Union, while England and Wales led the successful campaign to exit. Now, some Scots want to rerun their 2014 referendum on independence from Britain.

Dine Like A Soviet Spy: Old KGB Haunt Opens Its Doors Again

Wed, 07/06/2016 - 3:48am

Soviet-era movie stars, cosmonauts and, yes, intelligence agents once socialized at Aragvi over chicken tabaka and Georgian wine. Now the restaurant has reopened for regular diners.




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

Get Directions


(256) 895-9574

(800) 239-9574