Listen to NPR Stories Online

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will announce three new top leaders. Scholar Matthew Bowman discusses what the change could mean at a time when social issues challenge the faith.

To the three Rs, the schools in the nation's capital have added a fourth: Riding. Bicycles, that is.

In a conversation with NPR's Scott Simon, Jacques Pépin reflects on his extraordinary 60-year career, his dear friend Julia Child and how not to let good cheese leftovers go to waste.

NPR's Scott Simon talks with correspondent Tom Goldman about the latest on the mass shooting in Roseburg, Ore.

At Umpqua Community College in rural Oregon on Thursday, a shooter killed nine victims, wounded others and killed himself in the rampage. President Obama addressed the shooting in remarks at a press conference Friday.

They ranged in age from 18 to 67. One of them was an 18-year-old soccer player, another, 34, had just enrolled at the college. One victim was 18 and was just about to take his brown belt test.

Pennsylvania has gone more than 90 days without a state budget. An impasse over Pennsylvania's budget is pitting newly elected Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf against a Republican-controlled Legislature.

The president spoke again Friday, one day after the shooting at an Oregon community college that killed nine. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to correspondent Tamara Keith about the president's response.

Investigators say the man behind Thursday's shooting at a community college is also dead — but the local sheriff also says he'll never say the man's name in public. A county commissioner agrees.

The Labor Department says employers added 142,000 jobs last month, and hiring in July and August was revised lower. The jobless rate remained 5.1 percent as more Americans stopped looking for work.




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

Get Directions


(256) 895-9574

(800) 239-9574