You are here: Home Useful Links & Library Resources for YOU! Book Suggestions & Readers' Resources

National News From NPR

Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:54:40 -0400 
    Bypassing commercial sperm banks, thousands are logging on to websites where women can connect with men at no cost. Anecdotes abound, but the scope of the unregulated activity is unclear.

CDC Closes Two Labs After Anthrax, Flu Scares 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:03:08 -0400 
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will close the laboratories after last month's possible exposure of dozens of workers to anthrax and the discovery of a vial of smallpox this week.

Utah Seeks To Block Benefits To Married Same-Sex Couples 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:53:00 -0400 
    The state says it will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a federal appeals court order that it provide spousal benefits.

Brooklyn DA Shifts Stance On Pot, But That Won't Impact NYPD 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:04:00 -0400 
    District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Violence In Chicago 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 08:03:00 -0400 
    Chicago's July 4th weekend was an especially bloody one. It was covered like another grim day. But the way we look at shootings in that city obscures the complexity of its tragedies.

Governors Talk Infrastructure At Annual Meeting 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:36:00 -0400 
    The National Governors Association held its annual summer meeting in Nashville, Tenn. this week, and the collapsing highway trust fund was the centerpiece issue.

Kerry Struggles To Resolve Election Crisis In Afghanistan 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:36:00 -0400 
    Secretary of State John Kerry is in Kabul to try to resolve an election dispute threatening to derail the country's democratic process. NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Kabul correspondent Sean Carberry.

What Could $100 Million Buy You — Besides Campaign Ads In Kentucky? 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:36:00 -0400 
    Spending on the Kentucky Senate race might reach $100 million. So what else could that get you in the Bluegrass State? NPR's Tamara Keith finds out when she calls up some local business owners.

How Private Colleges Are Like Cheap Sushi 
  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 05:37:00 -0400 
    Fifty percent off? That doesn't sound like such a good deal for sushi or a college degree. We ask some economists: Why not?

Feds Tighten Lab Security After Anthrax, Bird Flu Blunders 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 18:06:00 -0400 
    The sloppy handling by federal scientists of the world's scariest germs must stop, says the dismayed head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Are his new rules enough?

Veterans Kick The Prescription Pill Habit, Against Doctors' Orders 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:59:00 -0400 
    There's overmedicating and self-medicating, but some vets are "de-medicating." Prescribed multiple drugs to deal with PTSD and pain, they've stopped taking them — without authorization.

Florida Ruling Is A Primer On Redistricting Chicanery 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:55:00 -0400 
    What makes the judge's opinion such fun reading for students of politics is the highlighting of how political operatives tried to avoid leaving fingerprints on the maps.

House GOP Plows Forward With Plans To Sue Obama 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:35:00 -0400 
    While House Republicans move ahead with their lawsuit alleging executive branch overreach, Obama is using the challenge to score political points of his own.

Fate Of The New N.C. Voter ID Law Now Rests In A Judge's Hands 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:18:00 -0400 
    North Carolina's voter ID law has come under fire in the courts. A judge will soon decide whether parts of the law should be implemented or delayed.

Newspaper Editor, Activist John Seigenthaler Dies At 86 
  Fri, 11 Jul 2014 16:38:00 -0400 
    He worked for The Tennessean and took leave to assist Robert F. Kennedy in the White House and during the senator's 1968 presidential campaign. He later helped shape USA Today.
Library Catalog

Advanced Search
Your Account
New York Times Book Reviews
[see more]
Search the Web

Local News From OPB
[see more]
National News From NPR
Looking For Free Sperm, Women May Turn To Online Forums  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:54:40 -0400
CDC Closes Two Labs After Anthrax, Flu Scares  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:03:08 -0400
Utah Seeks To Block Benefits To Married Same-Sex Couples  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 09:53:00 -0400
[see more]
World News From BBC
Israel hits Gaza in fresh raids  Sun, 13 Jul 2014 04:44:16 GMT
Gunmen kill 29 in Baghdad attack  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 22:56:17 GMT
Germany and Argentina set for final  Sat, 12 Jul 2014 20:54:11 GMT
[see more]
Staff Login