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NFL Player Laremy Tunsil Loses Millions In Draft After Twitter Hack

Friday, April 29, 2016

Last night before and during the NFL Draft, the Twitter and Instagram accounts of Laremy Tunsil, one of the draft's top prospects, were hacked and used to tweet a damaging video and screenshots.


All Eyes Are On Colombia: Will Zika Trigger A Spike In Microcephaly?

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Researchers say Colombia offers a chance to learn more about Zika's possible link to microcephaly. If the country sees a sudden rise in cases as Brazil did, that's stronger evidence of a connection.


Venezuela Won't Talk To Colombia About Zika — And That's A Problem

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Colombia would like to coordinate with Venezuela to fight the virus. That's not happening. Meanwhile, Venezuelans who cross the border may be bringing Zika with them.


Colombian Clinic Probes A Mystery: Is Zika Triggering A Rare Disorder?

Friday, February 19, 2016

Since the fall, Colombia has seen about 100 cases of Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Most of the patients reported they'd had Zika virus. Researchers are trying to figure out what's going on.


With Zika Looming, What's It Like At A Maternity Clinic In Colombia?

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

More than 5,000 pregnant women appear to have fallen sick with the virus. But there are no good tests for the birth defect possibly linked to this disease.


Powerball Dreamers Flood 'Lucky' Stores In Los Angeles

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Ahead of Wednesday night's Powerball drawing for about $1.5 billion dollars, people waited in line down the block at a so-called "lucky" lottery retailer near Los Angeles.


#NPRreads: 4 Of The Week's Most Compelling Stories

Saturday, December 19, 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. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.

From All Things Considered assistant producer ...


'Star Wars' Superfan Describes Episode VII As 'The Movie We Always Wanted'

Friday, December 18, 2015

Sixteen years ago, Daniel Alter was first in line to see Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. NPR tracked him down to get his thoughts on the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.


Deaths Persist In Youth And Student Football Despite Safety Efforts

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

At least 19 young football players have died so far in 2015. Pediatricians are calling for changes in the way the game is played, including a move to non-tackle games.


The Sounds Of James Bond, From The Editors Who Created Them

Friday, November 06, 2015

Karen Baker Landers and Per Hallberg won the Oscar for their sound work on Skyfall. Now they're back with the new James Bond movie, Spectre. NPR's Becky Sullivan talks to the pair abo...


What Happens When Your 'Jeopardy!' Response Goes Viral

Monday, October 26, 2015

It's not every Final Jeopardy response that goes viral. Mine did. And let me tell you, it is very weird.

I was a contestant on Jeopardy! last Friday. Heading into Final Jeopardy, things were looking grim for me. Even though one of my competitors had to sit out the final ...


NPR Producer's Incorrect Answer To Final Jeopardy Goes Viral

Monday, October 26, 2015

NPR's Becky Sullivan was on Jeopardy! Friday, and her incorrect answer to Final Jeopardy went viral.


The Trademark Woes Of Michael Jordan (And Many Others) In China

Sunday, August 16, 2015

The NBA superstar's brand is one of many mired in copyright trouble in China. An unrelated shoe company with an Air Jordan-esque name and logo is making millions — and under Chinese law, it's legal.


Alison Brie's Breakout Role On 'Mad Men' Looked Like A Bit Part

Sunday, August 16, 2015

When Mad Men first started airing, Brie remembers saying, "I don't think it's gonna last very long." Even when the show was a hit, she kept looking for other work — and landed a role on Community.


A Rage For The Ages: The Unforgettable 'Pine Tar Game'

Sunday, July 26, 2015

In the 1983 game, the Yankees were holding a trump card: an obscure rule that turned the Royals' game-winning home run into a game-loser, inspiring one of the most epic tantrums in baseball history.


Once Immune To Cord-Cutting, 'King Of Live Sports' Finds Throne Shaken

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Even as other channels tried to adapt to a new TV landscape, ESPN seemed to be impervious for one reason: People want to watch sports live. But ESPN has shed 3.2 million subscribers since May 2014.


A Bar, Blackjack And Best-Sellers: One Author's Big Break

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Ben Mezrich had been a struggling author, without a regular job and knee-deep in debt. But that all changed at a dive bar in Boston, when Mezrich saw a local college student whip out a $100 bill.


Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns Is No. 1 NBA Draft Pick

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The 2015 NBA Draft took place Thursday night in Brooklyn's Barclay Center. Karl-Anthony Towns from the University of Kentucky was the first pick, drafted by the Minnesota Timberwolves, a team that ended last season with a 16-66 record. Nineteen-year-old, 6-foot-11 Towns only played one year at Kentucky, but during that ...


An Ohio Couple Would Like To Forget 'A Gronking To Remember'

Saturday, May 02, 2015

A lawsuit alleges that the popular erotica e-book — which centers on Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski — used an engagement photo on its cover without permission.


NFL Holds First-Ever Scouting Combine For Veteran Players

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

The NFL recently hosted its first-ever scouting combine for players with NFL experience. Just 107 players made the cut out of 2,000 applicants.