From the Top

Subscribe to From the Top feed From the Top
Assorted stories from NPR
Updated: 45 min 38 sec ago

Airplane Makes Emergency Landing After Worker Trapped in Cargo Hold

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:56pm

Alaska Airlines Flight 448 returned to Seattle, after the pilot heard "banging from beneath the aircraft." It turned out that a ramp agent had fallen asleep in the cargo hold.

» E-Mail This

Take It From David Brooks: Career Success 'Doesn't Make You Happy'

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:40pm

The New York Times columnist wrote The Road to Character after seeing the gratitude for life of people who tutor immigrants. He thought, "I've achieved career success ... but I haven't achieved that."

» E-Mail This

Rubio 'Very Confident' He's Ready To Be President On 'Day Number One'

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:39pm

The Florida senator could be the youngest Republican in the presidential field, but he is fully confident he has the experience to lead.

» E-Mail This

Kitchen Science: We Used Peeps To Calculate The Speed Of Light

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:35pm

There's a new use for those stale Easter marshmallows you still have lying around: calculating a constant that governs the universe.

» E-Mail This

Clear Fruit Brandies Pack An Orchard Into A Bottle

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:23pm

French-style eaux de vie have made a comeback in the U.S. thanks to the farm-to-table movement. Dozens of distilleries are now crafting dry, fragrant spirits from fruits that might have been wasted.

» E-Mail This

After Years Of GOP Support, Cuban-Americans Become More Democratic

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 4:11pm

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Guillermo Grenier, a sociology professor at Florida International University.

» E-Mail This

Jordan Spieth's Masters Win Signifies Bright Future For American Golf

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:56pm

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to golf writer Ron Sirak about 21-year-old Jordan Spieth, whose record-breaking win at the Masters Sunday is causing many to call him the next Tiger Woods.

» E-Mail This

Peter Wolf On Mountain Stage

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:47pm

The J. Geils Band frontman makes a surprise appearance onstage in West Virginia.

» E-Mail This

'Overly Attached Girlfriend' Meme Star Turns Online Fame Into Comedy Career

Mon, 04/13/2015 - 3:43pm

Laina Morris is the real person behind the Internet meme known as the "Overly Attached Girlfriend."

» E-Mail This

Pages

©2015 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