Listen to NPR Stories Online

Millions of people in Yemen and sub-Saharan Africa are facing food shortages and severe malnutrition. Host Audie Cornish talks with Justin Forsyth of UNICEF about the crisis.

Legislatures and city halls are battling over who gets to set the minimum wage, and increasingly, the states are winning. Business groups argue that complying with disparate city laws is too complex.

Special counsel Robert Mueller may be a long way from charging anyone with wrongdoing, let alone the president. But a debate has raged since the country's founding about indicting a sitting president.

The Knightscope K5 is a state-of-the-art machine, a patrol bot built to rove complexes in search of "unusual activity." But on Monday, it appeared to have a little trouble with stairs.

Author Joshua Green says that although Steve Bannon was instrumental to Donald Trump's election, it now appears that the president lacks the ability to implement Bannon's nationalist vision.

Hospitals and pharmacies are required to toss expired drugs, no matter how expensive, vital or scarce. And that's even though the FDA has long known that many remain safe and potent for years longer.

Michigan's Debbie Stabenow says apparent defeat of Republicans' health care effort in the Senate is "great news," but notes that earlier attempts have been forsaken and rebooted.

Republicans Sen. Mike Lee and Jerry Moran have put their names in the no column, bringing to four the GOP senators opposed. As it stands, there aren't enough votes for an Obamacare replacement.

A number of writers, editors, photographers and illustrators are still waiting to be paid by the magazine for work that was published in February. The owners say they will "honor [their] commitment."

Jay Sekulow, President Trump's attorney, is a major figure in the conservative Christian political movement. But there are very big ethical questions about the two charities he's involved in.




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

Get Directions


(256) 895-9574

(800) 239-9574