Dana Farrington

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#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Check Out This Weekend

Saturday, January 09, 2016

Read about how robots could save the Great Barrier Reef, why Americans work so much, and what art projects veterans are making to help them recover from post-traumatic stress disorder.


PHOTOS: Scenes From San Bernardino, Calif.

Thursday, December 03, 2015

At least 14 are dead and 17 wounded after a shooting at a California social services facility on Wednesday.


Photos: Friday Night's Attacks In Paris

Saturday, November 14, 2015

A series of shootings and explosions killed more than 120 in and around the French capital on Friday night. This is what Paris looked like in the immediate aftermath.


After Earthquake In Afghanistan, A Complicated Rescue Mission

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

More than 300 people are dead in Afghanistan and Pakistan the day after a quake hit the Hindu Kush mountains. Remote landscapes prone to landslides and home to militants are making relief difficult.


Death Toll In Powerful Afghan Quake Climbs Past 260

Monday, October 26, 2015

The magnitude 7.5 earthquake caused evacuations from buildings in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan. The Associated Press reports more than 228 deaths and 1,000 injured in Pakistan alone.


Whale-Watching Boat Sinks Off British Columbia; Officials Say 5 Dead

Monday, October 26, 2015

The tour boat had 27 people on board when it went down on Sunday afternoon, officials say. The Canadian transportation safety board will investigate the cause.


Caitlyn Jenner At ESPYs: Transgender People 'Deserve Your Respect'

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Jenner, who made her transition to becoming a woman public earlier this year, accepted the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the sports ceremony Wednesday night.


American League Wins All-Star Game, World Series Home-Field Advantage

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

The American League beat the National League 6-3 Tuesday night in a game that started with a homer right off the bat.


NYC Settles With Family Of Eric Garner For $5.9 Million

Monday, July 13, 2015

The family's attorney confirms the settlement to NPR. Garner died after a police officer wrapped his arm around his neck last July in Staten Island, N.Y., during an arrest that was captured on video.


U.S. And India Announce New Ties On First Day Of Obama's Trip

Sunday, January 25, 2015

President Obama will be in India for three days; he is the first president to visit the country twice while in office. Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi also discussed defense and climate change.


Demonstrators March In NYC After Mayor's Call To Suspend Protests

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio asked people to wait until after the funerals of two officers who were killed on Saturday. Activists say their protests against police brutality aren't linked to the deaths.


Comet Lander Sends Back Data, Settles In For A Potentially Long Nap

Friday, November 14, 2014

Mission Control re-established contact with the Philae lander today, but its bumpy landing left it in the shadow of a cliff — a bad spot when you're relying on solar power.


'Muffled' Alerts, Personal Calls: Report On White House Fence Jumper

Thursday, November 13, 2014

One Secret Service officer was on his cellphone when a man jumped the fence and made his way into the mansion in September. A review finds gaps in communication and training in the security response.


Attacker Made Video Of Himself Before Shooting, Canadian Police Say

Monday, October 27, 2014

Police say they have "persuasive evidence" the shooting at a war memorial and Parliament building was ideologically and politically driven. The video, under analysis, will not be released for now.


Student Who Was Hospitalized After School Shooting In Washington Dies

Monday, October 27, 2014

A student opened fire in a cafeteria in Washington state on Friday, killing another student. A second wounded teenager died on Sunday, hospital officials said.


Frank Mankiewicz, Aide Who Announced Robert Kennedy's Death, Dies

Friday, October 24, 2014

The journalist, political aide and author was Kennedy's press secretary when he died in 1968. Mankiewicz also ran Sen. George McGovern's presidential campaign. He died Thursday night at the age of 90.


Oscar Pistorius Gets 5 Years In Prison For Killing Girlfriend

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Olympian was convicted of culpable homicide last month — rather than a more serious charge of premeditated murder — for the 2013 fatal shooting of Reeva Steenkamp in his home.


Facebook Apologizes For Name Policy That Affected LGBT Community

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The social networking site will not change its requirement for people to use "real" names on their profiles, but it will adjust how alleged violations are reported and enforced.


Facebook Requires Real Names. What Does That Mean For Drag Queens?

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Dozens of queens' profiles were deactivated recently because they used stage names. Facebook says requiring real names curbs abuse, but LGBT groups say it's restricting — for drag queens and others.


Charter Plane Carrying Americans Ordered To Land In Iran

Friday, September 05, 2014

A senior State Department official says the flight from Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan was rerouted because of a "bureaucratic issue." The State Department says the plane has now landed in Dubai.