Barbara Campbell

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Kansas Votes More Money For Public Schools To Avert Shutdown

Friday, June 24, 2016

Legislators, pressured by the state Supreme Court, passed a $38 million package for the state's underfunded schools. Justices had threatened to close all public schools in Kansas after this month.


Government Goes After Insurance Payout Of San Bernardino Shooter

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Federal prosecutors say, under law, the more than a quarter-million-dollar proceeds from two life insurance policies should not benefit Syed Rizwan Farook's chosen beneficiaries. A court will decide.


O'Keeffe Museum Acquires Rarely Seen Work By The Famed Artist

Thursday, May 26, 2016

An atmospheric image of barns in Lake George, N.Y., is joining the collection at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M. The painting reveals a lesser-known genre of the artist's work.


Government Drops Another Demand For Apple's Help With Unlocking An iPhone

Friday, April 22, 2016

As it did with the San Bernardino terrorist's phone, the Justice Department has told a court it no longer needs Apple to intervene to bypass a device's security. Someone has provided the passcode.


Uber Settles 2 Lawsuits, Won't Have To Treat Drivers As Employees

Friday, April 22, 2016

The company has agreed to settle two class action suits for $84 million — and more if Uber goes public and its value increases by a certain amount. Uber won't have to pay drivers benefits.


Donald Trump's Campaign Manager Won't Be Prosecuted For Battery

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Corey Lewandowski had been charged with simple battery after apparently pulling the arm of a reporter. She later showed bruises to police. Trump denied his aide had done anything wrong.


Earl Hamner, Creator Of 'The Waltons,' Dies At 92

Friday, March 25, 2016

The long-running television show set in the Depression-era Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia told a story based on Hamner's youth through the characters of John Boy Walton and his loving family.


Man Wanted In Idaho Pastor's Shooting Is Arrested In Washington, D.C.

Tuesday, March 08, 2016

A man suspected of shooting an Idaho pastor who led a prayer at a Ted Cruz campaign rally has been arrested in Washington, D.C.

Coeur d'Alene police say Kyle Andrew Odom was arrested at the White House on Tuesday at 8:27 p.m., after Secret Service personnel saw him throwing objects ...


'Prince Of Tides' Author Pat Conroy Dies At 70

Saturday, March 05, 2016

Novelist Pat Conroy, who announced last month that he was suffering from pancreatic cancer, has died, according to a statement from his publisher. Conroy was 70.

He announced his diagnosis on Facebook almost three weeks ago, saying "I intend to fight it hard."

Today's statement from Todd Doughty, executive ...


LA Schools To Reopen Wednesday After Threat Spurs Daylong Search

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Los Angeles public schools will reopen on Wednesday after an emailed threat caused officials to cancel classes on Tuesday.

Authorities haven't given details of the threat but school Superintendent Ramon Cortines said the text referred to "backpacks, talked about other packages."

School Board President Steve Zimmer said at a news ...


'It Was Unspeakable': San Bernardino Officer Says Of Shooting Scene

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Lt. Mike Madden of the San Bernardino police was on his way to lunch when a dispatcher sent out word of an active shooter at the Inland Regional Center.

Madden is a police administrator, and dispatch is one function he oversees. He could tell from the dispatcher's voice that "this ...


Mali Hunts More Suspects In Extremists' Deadly Attack On Hotel

Saturday, November 21, 2015

One day after gunmen attacked the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital and killed at least 19 people, the authorities are looking for at least three suspects, in addition to the two who died Friday.

Jihadist group al-Mourabitoun says it is behind the attacks, and that it conducted the operation ...


#NPRreads: French Civilization, 15-Minute Appointments And Palestinian 3G

Friday, November 20, 2015

#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. On Fridays, we highlight some of the best stories.

This week, we bring you four ...


Texas Governor Joins Dozens Of Others Saying No To Syrian Refugees

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The number of states resisting refugees from Syria has now reached 31. "We're not going to accept any more refugees from this dangerous zone of Syria into the state of Texas," Gov. Greg Abbott said on Fox News on Tuesday.

Texas has had 238 Syrian refugees resettle there in ...


U.S. Airstrike Targets 'Jihadi John' In Raqqa, Syria

Thursday, November 12, 2015

The Department of Defense says U.S. forces conducted an airstrike targeting an Islamic State figure known as "Jihadi John," who has appeared in videotaped murders of Americans and other hostages. Officials have not said whether the attack Thursday on a location in Raqqa, Syria, killed "John," whose real name is ...


Plane Crashes Into Residential Area In Akron, Ohio

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Authorities confirm at least two people died Tuesday when a chartered jet crashed into a small apartment house, in Akron, Ohio. Another house nearby caught fire.

No one on the ground is reported injured.

The plane went down as it approached a general aviation airport.

Tim Rudell of member station ...


Heading Is On The Way Out For The Youngest U.S. Soccer Players

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

There are new safety rules this week targeting concussions in youth soccer. As part of a lawsuit settlement, the United States Soccer Federation has announced new restrictions on striking the ball with the head.

The new rules eliminate heading for players 10 and under, and limit heading in ...


U.S. Will Keep More Troops In Afghanistan Than Planned

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Senior administration officials say President Obama will announce Thursday that he will keep a larger military presence in Afghanistan than he had planned. The president had hoped to whittle the U.S. forces down to just 1,000 by the time he left office.

The officials say 9,800 troops will stay in ...


Jury Says Gun Shop Must Pay Wounded Officers Nearly $6 Million

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

A jury today ordered a Milwaukee gun store to pay nearly $6 million to two city police officers who were shot in the face with a weapon bought at the shop. The jurors agreed with the officers, whose lawsuit accused Badger Guns of selling the gun despite signs that the ...


Black-Footed Ferrets Have 'Big Bad Teeth' And A New Home

Monday, October 05, 2015

Black-footed ferrets have "a lot of hair, big bad teeth and a bad-boy attitude," says Kimberly Fraser. She and other federal wildlife officials are re-introducing the rare creatures to the prairie in a suburb of Denver.

"They're a native species. They belong here," says Fraser, an outreach specialist with a ...