Listen to NPR Stories Online

With this year's destructive wildfires, lawmakers and land managers are looking for new ways to reduce the risk of fire. But the answer, fire ecologists say, may be a hard one to accept.

The Catalan parliament met in Barcelona after another day of political chaos in the fight between the Spanish government and secessionists pursuing independence for Catalonia.

Twitter has said it will ban all ads from Russian news agencies effective immediately. The company made the decision as a result of role these agencies had in interfering with the 2016 election.

Jared Kushner is both a Senior Advisor and son-in-law to President Trump, and, like the president, he and his family were in the real estate business before getting into politics. The Kushner Companies' troubled development on 5th Avenue in New York City shows how politics have complicated that business.

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to attorney Amy Oppenheimer about what kinds of policies can prevent sexual harassment in the workplace — and whether the ones already implemented have done any good.

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks to food critic Brett Anderson of The Times-Picayune about his reporting regarding sexual harassment in the prominent Besh Restaurant Group in New Orleans.

Today, Kenya re-ran its presidential election despite the electoral chief saying the polls couldn't be free and fair, and the opposition candidate boycotting the vote. The weeks leading up to the vote have been marked by threats and violence.

The White House will declare a public health emergency, not a national one, to address the crisis. Steve Inskeep talks to Dr. Rahul Gupta, West Virginia's public health commissioner.

The White House says it will declare a public health emergency in response to the opioid crisis, as opposed to a national emergency. Many are disappointed with a plan that does not allocate new funds.

The White House has briefed reporters on its plan to address the national opioid crisis. It plans to announce a public health emergency. This falls short of declaring a national emergency.

Pages

©2018 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