From the Top

Subscribe to From the Top feed From the Top
Assorted stories from NPR
Updated: 1 hour 31 min ago

Andrew Sachs, Who Played Beloved Waiter Manuel On 'Fawlty Towers,' Dies

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 2:33pm

The actor is best known for his portrayal of the hapless waiter from Barcelona on the much loved British sitcom. He was 86.

Jury In S.C. Police Shooting Trial Says It Is Struggling To Reach Verdict

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 2:09pm

The jury is considering the case of Michael Slager, who shot and killed unarmed motorist Walter Scott in 2015. Jurors told the judge they could not agree, and the judge told them to try one more time.

Confronting Racism Inside Islam and Islamophobia Outside It

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 1:44pm

Maria Hinojosa talks with Meira Neggaz, executive director of the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding, which finds research-based solutions to problems facing Muslim Americans.

Alianza Islámica: Islam in the Barrio

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 1:44pm

Producers Maryam Jameel and Michael Simon Johnson talk with founder Ramon Ocasio about the rise and fall of Alianza Islamica, the first Latino-specific Islamic organization in the '80s and '90s.

#LatinoMuslims: Finding Community on the Internet

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 1:44pm

Reporter Maryam Jameel was invited to join an internet group chat of fellow Latino Muslims, and over time she realized just how necessary the group was.

From Colombia to Iraq, a Journey to Islam

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 1:44pm

Juan Pablo Osorio migrated to the U.S. at 12, joined the Marines at 18, and was deployed to Iraq at 19. While overseas, he became intrigued by this new religion he was exposed to, and became a Muslim.

5 Fact Checks From Trump's Cincinnati 'Thank-You Tour' Kick-Off

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 1:23pm

Trump brought out a lot of his greatest hits: slamming trade deals, claiming the economy is failing, and touting his poll numbers. But he strayed from the facts several times.

Study: Vast Majority Of People Who Are Depressed Do Not Seek Help

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 1:08pm

In poor countries, only 1 in 27 people received minimally adequate care. In wealthy countries, it's 1 in 5.

Instagramps: Long-Distance Grandpa's Art Carries His Love Across The World

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:58pm

At 75, Chanjae Lee hated the idea of learning this bizarre thing called Instagram. He also hadn't picked up a paintbrush in years. But then, his grandchildren moved away and a baby was born.

Breitbart Calls For Kellogg's Boycott After Company Pulls Ads

Fri, 12/02/2016 - 12:52pm

Several companies announced Tuesday they would pull their advertisements from the right-wing site Breitbart, some claiming they did not even know their ads were appearing there.

Pages

©2016 WLRH PUBLIC RADIO

Address

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

Get Directions

Phone

LOCAL:
(256) 895-9574

TOLL-FREE:
(800) 239-9574