U.S. News and National Top Stories NPR coverage of national news, U.S. politics, elections, business, arts, culture, health and science, and technology. Subscribe to the NPR Nation RSS feed.

Studs Terkel, Oral Historian And Radio Legend, 96

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/94573985/96404218" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Illegal Campaign Donations Spur Calls For Change

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/96403125/96404216" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Frank Warns Banks Against Misuse Of Bailout Funds

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/96403122/96403093" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Week In Presidential Politics Reviewed

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/96403097/96403085" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Presidential Candidates Take Aim At Each Other

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/96403094/96403084" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Victims Retaliate After Election Sign Thefts

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/96383393/96383366" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Pianist Who Lost Arm Arriving At Supreme Court

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/96383390/96383365" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript