Steve Mullis

Steve Mullis appears in the following:

#NPRreads: Rube Goldberg Machine's Dark Origins And Spalding Gray's Last Days

Friday, April 24, 2015

For your weekend reading, our staff also recommends a piece on an HIV outbreak in Austin, Ind.


#NPRreads: From Supreme Court Justice To The Notorious R.B.G.

Friday, March 20, 2015

For your weekend, here are four recommendations: How Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became an Internet meme, how The Great Wave went viral, a profile of Hugh Hewitt and why 4Chan's founder walked away.


Suspect In Copenhagen Attacks Killed, Police Say

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Police in Copenhagen believe they killed the man behind two attacks that killed two people over the weekend, one at cafe and another outside of a synagogue.


More Than Two Dozen Killed In Riot At Egyptian Soccer Match

Sunday, February 08, 2015

A riot outside of a major soccer match broke out in Egypt Sunday night. Authorities said the stampede and fighting between fans and police killed at least 25 people.


Egypt Frees One Of Three Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists

Sunday, February 01, 2015

Australian journalist Peter Greste was detained in December 2013 and imprisoned in June. He is being deported, but the fate of his two colleagues is unknown.


Inventor Ralph Baer, The 'Father Of Video Games,' Dies At 92

Monday, December 08, 2014

Video games have become a ubiquitous, billion-dollar industry, but all of the Playstations, Xboxes and Wiis can be traced back to the work of Robert Baer and his "Brown Box." He died Saturday.


Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Resigns

Saturday, November 29, 2014

Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown nearly four months ago, writes in a resignation letter that he hopes stepping down will "allow the community to heal."


Fans And Colleagues Remember 'Car Talk' Host Tom Magliozzi

Monday, November 03, 2014

Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio's most popular personalities, died on Monday. We are collecting memories and messages from those who knew Tom and whose lives his work affected.


After Pulling Ads, Intel Tries To Stay Out Of #Gamergate Debate

Saturday, October 04, 2014

This week, Intel pulled an ad campaign from a gaming site after an email campaign by #Gamergate supporters. Now it's facing new backlash from critics who say the ad pull backed a sexist movement.


NFL Players Association Files Appeal Of Ray Rice Suspension

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

The NFLPA says the appeal is based on facts it says reveal a lack of a fair and impartial process, including the role of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.


With Minecraft, Microsoft Buys A Doorway To Millions Of Players

Monday, September 15, 2014

Microsoft paid $2.5 billion for Mojang, the company behind the hit building-block video game Minecraft that is played by millions. But it might have gained a lot more than just a popular franchise.


Acclaimed British Actor Richard Attenborough Dies At 90

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Lord Richard Attenborough was an accomplished actor and Oscar-winning director. His six-decade career included roles in The Great Escape and Jurassic Park.


Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The White House says it will look at federal programs begun after Sept. 11, 2001, that have given local law enforcement military-grade weapons and equipment.


Report: Autopsy Shows Michael Brown Shot At Least 6 Times

Sunday, August 17, 2014

In a New York Times report, the private autopsy of the unarmed black teenager shot in Ferguson showed multiple gunshot wounds, including two to the head.


Vigils In Ferguson And Nationwide Stay Calm, But Message Remains

Thursday, August 14, 2014

After four nights of tense clashes with police and several high-profile arrests, protests appeared to calm in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday night, with vigils held in cities nationwide.


Robin Williams, An Avid Gamer, To Be Remembered In World Of Warcraft

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Many people know the late actor and comedian for his film and TV work, but to the gaming community he was a staunch advocate and a fan.


Congress Approves $16.3 Billion VA Health Care Bill

Thursday, July 31, 2014

A 91-3 vote in the Senate will send the landmark VA legislation, meant to address widespread problems in the VA health care system, to President Obama for his signature.


Gaza Conflict: What To Know For Friday

Friday, July 25, 2014

The fighting has claimed the lives of nearly 850 Palestinians, including those killed at a U.N. school Thursday. Israel had lost 32 soldiers and three civilians.


Some Airlines Say They Are Avoiding Ukrainian Airspace

Thursday, July 17, 2014

After a Malaysia Airlines flight crashed in Ukraine, several airlines have said they are now operating with caution in the area. The U.S. believes the plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.


Germany Wins World Cup Over Argentina With Late-Game Goal

Sunday, July 13, 2014

In a tense match that saw a lot of action but no score for more than 90 minutes of play, Germany was finally victorious over Argentina to take home the 2014 World Cup title on Sunday with a 1-0 win.