NPRNational Public Radio,即美国国家公共电台的简称。虽然名称是“公共”电台,但是它实际上是一个完全独立的广播实体。

NPR成立于1970年,节目以新闻及综述为主,是美国国内收听率最高的广播电台,面向美国民众广播。NPR每周和860多个加盟的地方电台一起为大约两千六百万美国人,也就是全国总人口的大约10%,提供广播服务。

NPR在线收听:Week In Politics: Obama On Gun Control, GOP Presidential Race2016-01-03
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Eliana Johnson of the National Review about the week's political news. They discuss President Obama's announcement to take executive action on gun control, and the state of the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
NPR在线收听:Can Psychology Teach Us How To Stick To New Year's Resolutions?2016-01-03
Research out of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania suggests that people see New Year's Day, their birthdays and even the start of a new month or week as temporal landmarks an imaginary line demarcating the old inferior self from a new and improved version. That explains why we often fail at resolutions our new selves are usually not much better than the old ones. But it also suggests how we might stick to our resolutions use more temporal landmarks to reach our goals.
NPR在线收听:What Does The 2016 Campaign Roadmap Tell Us?2016-01-02
Candidates have split time in a handful of early states. So what does where they've been tell us about where they're going?
NPR在线收听:Thousands Evacuated As Floodwaters Rise In The Midwest2016-01-02
Floodwaters continue to rise in the Midwest where thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes. Nine states have declared a state of emergency.
NPR在线收听:Record Water Levels Shut Down Miles Of Mississippi River2016-01-02
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Mike Steenhoek, executive director of the Soy Transportation Coalition, about the effect of historic flooding on the Mississippi River on corn and soybean farmers.
NPR在线收听:Bill Cosby Lawyer Says Charges Are Politically Motivated2016-01-02
Bill Cosby's attorney says the comedian and actor will fight criminal charges filed against him and predicted he will be exonerated. She also said the charges are politically motivated.
NPR在线收听:Top Ben Carson Staffers Resign Amid Campaign Makeover2016-01-02
Two top aides for Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson have quit the campaign. The retired neurosurgeon has seen his fortunes wane since national security took center stage on the campaign.
NPR在线收听:Puerto Rico Faces Uncertain Future Amid Debt Crisis2016-01-02
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Puerto Rico Rep. Luis Vega Ramos about what will happen when the commonwealth defaults on its nearly $37 million worth of debt.
NPR在线收听:Fight Over Control Of Western Lands Heats Up In Congress2016-01-02
A Utah legislative commission has voted to move forward with suing the federal government in an attempt to seize control of millions of acres of federal land.
NPR在线收听:Immigration Activists Hope To Maintain Momentum For Reform2016-01-02
Immigration activists go into 2016 hoping to maintain momentum in their campaign for reform. The new year promises a major Supreme Court ruling on President Obama's executive actions.
NPR在线收听:With The Birkin Bag, Hermes Plays Hard to Get2016-01-02
There are luxury goods, and then there is the Birkin bag from the French company Hermes. It has been an elusive status symbol for 30 years, but it is also always mysteriously out of stock.
NPR在线收听:Brussels Cancels New Year's Celebrations Amid Security Threat2016-01-02
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with reporter Teri Schultz about the security alert in Brussels after police arrested six more people suspected of plotting a terrorist attack.
NPR在线收听:First Mention: Wikipedia2016-01-02
We dig into the NPR audio archives for another installment of a our feature First Mention to hear the initial use on air of the term Wikipedia.
NPR在线收听:Europe's Refugee Crisis Pales In Comparison To World War II Aftermath2016-01-02
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Ben Shephard, author of The Long Road Home: The Aftermath of the Second World War, about how today's crisis compares to the number of displaced people after World War II.
NPR在线收听:Lawyer For Some Bill Cosby Accusers Reacts To Criminal Charges2016-01-01
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Joseph Cammarata, the lawyer representing seven women who say they were assaulted by Bill Cosby.
NPR在线收听:As Rivers Swell In Missouri, A Look Back At The Great Floods Of 19932016-01-01
NPR's Robert Siegel talks to Steve Ehlmann, county executive for St. Charles County, to find out what has happened in Missouri since the floods of 1993.
NPR在线收听:Floodwaters Continue To Rise After Torrential Rain In Missouri2016-01-01
The rain has stopped for now, but the floodwaters in Missouri continue to rise. The Mississippi, Missouri and Meramec rivers are swelling, and the crests could exceed the record floods of 1993.
NPR在线收听:Encore: How Life In The Motor City Shaped Ben Carson's Conservative Views2016-01-01
Republican presidential candidate and former neurosurgeon Ben Carson was born and raised amid the tumult of Detroit in the 1960s. Even as a young man, Carson sought a different path from his peers.
NPR在线收听:U.S. High Schools Employ Mixed Strategies To Raise Graduation Rates2016-01-01
NPR explores what is behind rising high school graduation rates and the methods schools use to increase these rates.
NPR在线收听:Despite 'Star Wars' Success, Disney Stock Drops2016-01-01
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Ben Fritz of the Wall Street Journal about Disney stock dropping, despite enormous Star Wars success.
NPR在线收听:Bill Cosby Faces Criminal Charge In Relation To Sexual Misconduct Allegations2016-01-01
After years of civil lawsuits against him, comedian and actor Bill Cosby now faces a criminal charge in relation to allegations of sexual misconduct. The Montgomery County, Penn., district attorney charged Cosby Wednesday with felony aggravated indecent assault.
NPR在线收听:Need To Break-Up With Someone? Call The Shop2016-01-01
For a fee, you can hire someone to do anything, including end your relationship. NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Mackenzie Keast, co-founder of the Breakup Shop, about his business of breaking hearts.
NPR在线收听:As TV Streaming Rises, So Does Internet Piracy2016-01-01
TV viewers are streaming their favorite shows more than ever. They are also stealing them more than ever. Why is this happening? NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Paul Tassi who covers technology and the Internet for Forbes to find out.
NPR在线收听:Doctors Look To Prevent Abuse In Midst Of Opioid Epidemic2016-01-01
The U.S. is in the grips of a prescription drug epidemic, fueled in part by an explosion in opioid prescriptions over the past several decades. Roughly half of those prescriptions are written by primary care doctors. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Dr. Wanda Filer, president of the American Academy of Family Physicians, about her experience prescribing opioids and what doctors can do to prevent abuse.

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