Chris Hopkins

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Ammon Bundy And 7 Other Militants Arrested; 1 Killed Near Oregon Refuge

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Ammon Bundy, leader of the group of militants that has occupied a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon for weeks, has been arrested along with seven other members of the group, including his brother, Ryan, according to federal and local law enforcement agencies.

In the wake of the arrests, police sharply ...


2 Wild Cards, 2 Home Teams Shut Out: Cubs Blank Pirates To Advance

Wednesday, October 07, 2015

Behind a complete-game shutout thrown by right-hander Jake Arrieta, the Chicago Cubs advanced to the Divisional Series on Wednesday night in Pittsburgh, beating the Pirates 4-0.

Kyle Schwarber had a home run and three runs batted in for the Cubs and Dexter Fowler had three hits and scored three times. ...


Video: Semi Full Of Piglets Flips In Ohio; Police Try To Corral Hundreds

Monday, June 08, 2015

About 2,200 pigs got loose on an Ohio highway Monday evening after the semitrailer carrying them from Indiana to South Carolina struck a guardrail and overturned, the Dayton Daily News reports.

About 300 to 400 of the piglets were killed in the crash in Xenia Township, Ohio, the ...


#NPRreads: Why Black Leadership Didn't Matter In Baltimore

Friday, May 01, 2015

#NPRreads is a new feature we're testing out on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers throughout our newsroom will share pieces that have kept them reading. They'll share tidbits on Twitter using the #NPRreads hashtag, and on occasion we'll share a longer ...


Department Of Transportation Wants Millions More Air Bags Recalled

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a full national recall is needed for driver's-side air bag inflators that have been found to sometimes pepper drivers with metal shrapnel.

Takata, the Japanese auto supplier that makes a third of the air bags used by the industry, so far ...


Hong Kong Clears Part Of Main Protest Camp

Monday, November 17, 2014

With the courts having sided with the government, workers in Hong Kong today began clearing barricades from the main camp student protesters have been operating out of for more than two months, wire services report.

According to The Associated Press, "students, who have been protesting for greater democracy in the ...


A Week Later, Third Victim In Washington School Shooting Dies

Friday, October 31, 2014

Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, one of the students targeted in a shooting Oct. 24 at a high school in Marysville, Wash., has died, according to the hospital where she was being treated.

Chuckulnaskit's death brings the death toll to four, including the shooter.

Reuters reports that two other students ...


World Series: Madison Bumgarner Carries Giants To 3rd Title In 5 Years

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Updated on Oct. 30 at 1:45 a.m. ET.

Madison Bumgarner won Game 1 of this World Series, throwing seven innings and giving up one run on three hits. He won Game 5, throwing a complete game shutout.

And on Wednesday night, completing one of the most impressive postseason pitching ...


Royals Force Game 7, Rest Bullpen In Dominant 10-0 Win

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Jake Peavy is having a rough World Series. The second pitcher in the Giants' starting rotation gave up four runs in the team's 7-2 Game 2 loss to Kansas City. Game 6 went even worse.

On Tuesday night, Peavy gave up five runs after recording just four outs. His series ...


Ford Brothers Lose Toronto Mayor Race, Hold On To Council Seat

Monday, October 27, 2014

Unofficial results Monday night showed the next mayor of Toronto would be John Tory, who topped fellow Progressive Conservative Doug Ford in a race that was upended earlier this year when Ford's scandal-ridden brother, incumbent mayor Rob Ford, left the race after being diagnosed with cancer.

After that announcement, Doug ...


Royals Hang On For 3-2 Win To Take Lead In World Series

Friday, October 24, 2014

Game 3 of the World Series turned into a pitchers-duel-by-committee on Friday, as eight relievers struck out nine in 7 1/3 innings of shutout baseball for the Giants and Royals. Kansas City entered the 7th inning up 3-2, and that's how the game inning.

The Kansas City Star ...


New York, New Jersey Will Quarantine All Travelers With Ebola Contact

Friday, October 24, 2014

Travelers returning to New York and New Jersey from West African nations will be put under mandatory quarantine orders if they may have had contact with Ebola patients, Govs. Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie announced Friday, The Associated Press reports.

The announcement follows the positive Ebola ...


5 Giants Pitchers Give Up 5 Runs In 6th As Royals Even World Series

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

After the Royals' postseason winning streak was snapped Tuesday and the Giants led off Wednesday's game with a home run, one could excuse Royals fans for thinking the glow around this season was finally dimming.

But Kansas City quickly recovered, and had the game even, 2-2, before tearing through Giants ...


Another Man Jumps White House Fence, But Is Stopped On The Lawn

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A month after a man armed with a knife leapt the White House fence and got deep into the first floor of the building, another man made a run across the North Lawn Wednesday night.

His unannounced visit ended much sooner. NPR's Tamara Keith reports via Secret Service ...


Giants Pummel Royals From The Start In Game 1 World Series Win

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Updated at 1:45 a.m. ET, Oct. 22.

Madison Bumgarner continued his dominant run through the playoffs, giving up just three hits and striking out five in seven innings Tuesday, as the San Francisco Giants clobbered the Kansas City Royals in Game 1 of the World Series.

A two-run home run ...


Fashion Icon Oscar De La Renta Dies After Long Cancer Fight

Monday, October 20, 2014

Updated at 3:50 a.m. ET.

Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, 82, died Monday after a decade-long battle with cancer, The New York Times and other media outlets report. NPR has not independently confirmed the news.

A statement from de la Renta's stepdaughter and her husband, Eliza Reed Bolen ...


Supreme Court Blocks Abortion Rules That Closed Most Texas Clinics

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

The Supreme Court has placed a hold on a 2013 Texas law that was threatening to close most of the state's clinics that perform abortions.

NPR's Nina Totenberg reports that the law was already responsible for the closing of nearly 40 clinics across Texas. Nina filed this report for our ...


Vatican Report Expresses More Tolerance For Gays, Unmarried Couples

Monday, October 13, 2014

Halfway through a two-week assembly on family issues for Catholic bishops, the Vatican has released a report that's unusually conciliatory toward gays and nonmarital unions, both long considered contrary to church doctrine.

NPR's Sylvia Poggioli notes that while the report reflects Pope Francis' call for a more merciful ...


Supreme Court Halts Wisconsin Voter ID Law; Texas Law Overturned

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Updated at 7:03 a.m. ET Friday:

After an appeals court put Wisconsin's voter ID law back into effect, the Supreme Court voted to put the law on hold while the justices decide whether to take the case.

Marge Pitrof of Milwaukee's WUWM reports:

"Election leaders here had ...


Cardinals And Giants Advance To NLCS, Will Play Each Other Saturday

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

The St. Louis Cardinals will be playing in the National League Championship Series for the fourth year in a row and the ninth time since 2000 after their 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night.

First baseman Matt Adams cracked a three-run home run for St. Louis ...