Brian Naylor

Brian Naylor appears in the following:

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Endorses Ted Cruz, Praises Donald Trump

Friday, April 29, 2016

The Texas senator hopes the endorsement will give him a boost in the critical Indiana primary on Tuesday. But that could be undercut by Pence's kind words for Trump.


After Dividing For Decades, Highways Are On The Road To Inclusion

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Highways are supposed to help get people from one place to another, but Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx says that in many cases they have also divided neighborhoods. He's trying to change that.


Obama Urges Opening Cable TV Boxes To Competition

Friday, April 15, 2016

The FCC says it costs subscribers an average of $231 a year to rent the boxes that enable them to watch cable TV. The president supports making it easier for viewers to buy the boxes instead.


IRS Head Says Cybersecurity Problems Leave Taxpayers Vulnerable

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

With taxes on the minds of many Americans this week, a Senate committee looks at how vulnerable taxpayers' information is to cyber theft. The head of the IRS testifies on Capitol Hill.


TSA Administrator On What U.S. Travelers Can Expect This Summer

Friday, April 08, 2016

TSA administrator Peter Neffenger was in Belgium during last month's terrorist attack at the Brussels airport. He talks about that experience with NPR, and about what U.S. travelers can expect regarding airport security and screening lines this summer.


Trump Backtracks On Comments About Abortion And 'Punishment' For Women

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

In an interview set to air on MSNBC Wednesday night, Donald Trump upset both abortion rights advocates and opponents and drew criticism from the rest of the presidential field.


Border Patrol Union Endorses Donald Trump

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

National Border Patrol Council said Trump is the "the only candidate who actually threatens the established powers that have betrayed this county."


Corey Lewandowski, Trump's Campaign Manager, Charged With Battery

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The charge and a new video tape come after Lewandowski allegedly grabbed a reporter following a Trump campaign rally earlier this month.


Wisconsin Gov. Walker Endorses Ted Cruz, But Will It Help?

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

The former presidential candidate has thrown his support behind Cruz ahead of the Wisconsin primary April 5.


Trump's Threat To Sue Over Louisiana Delegates Reveals Organizational Weakness

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Trump beat Ted Cruz in the state's March 5 primary, but he may get fewer delegates because he lost the inside game there.


Trump's Promise To 'Open Up' Libel Laws Unlikely To Be Kept

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Public figures face high bar to prove libel, and the GOP Presidential candidate will have to overcome decades of precedent to overturn law


Donald Trump Wants To 'Open Up' Libel Laws So He Can Sue News Outlets

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Donald Trump says he wants to open up libel laws, and he says should be allowed to sue news outlets that publish stories he deems are wrong. But libel laws are well established in the U.S. and have been upheld by liberal and conservative justices.


FCC Proposal Would Let Consumers Weigh In On Internet Privacy

Thursday, March 17, 2016

The Federal Communications Commission is proposing privacy regulations for Internet service providers. The goal is to let consumers decide what information about them gets collected and how it's used.


MLB Hopes New Openness Will Ease Players' Path From Cuba To The Majors

Saturday, March 05, 2016

When President Obama heads to Havana later this month he is expected to take in a baseball game featuring the Cuban national team against the visiting Tampa Bay Rays. Cuba has long been a hotbed of the sport and more than a dozen Cuban-born players are now on major league ...


MLB Paves Way For Cubans To Play In The Big Leagues

Friday, March 04, 2016

One of the benefits of improved U.S.-Cuba relations is being played out on the baseball diamond. President Obama is expected to attend an exhibition game in Havana later this month, a...


In Apple-FBI Fight, Congress Considers Aggressive And Measured Approaches

Thursday, February 25, 2016

National security hawks want a bill that would order tech companies to open phones for law enforcement; other legislators think a panel should dig into the subject and make recommendations first.


Trump Calls For Apple Boycott, But Lawmakers Don't See Clear Path In iPhone Case

Friday, February 19, 2016

As Apple and Justice Department lawyers duke it out in court over the government's attempts to force the tech company to unlock the iPhone of one of the San Bernardino killers, there are calls for a legislative solution in the debate that pits privacy against national security concerns.

But the ...


FCC Wants To Force Cable Companies, And Their Set-Top Boxes, To Adapt

Thursday, February 18, 2016

A proposal being launched Thursday could result in boxes that subscribers could buy, not just rent, and that could provide streaming online content alongside traditional cable channels.


Body Scanners And Explosives: TSA Starts Academy For Screeners

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

After reports last year showed that auditors had easily smuggled fake explosives through security checkpoints, TSA has stepped up training for new hires.


New Hampshire Secretary Of State Defends Primary's First-In-The-Nation Status

Monday, February 08, 2016

Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the New Hampshire primary. NPR talks to New Hampshire's secretary of state, who for four decades has defended the primary's first-in-the-nation sta...