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  1. 15 Years After Columbine, Are Schools Any Safer?

    The mass shooting at Columbine High School spurred schools to adopt "zero tolerance" policies. Do they work? NPR Education Correspondent Claudio Sanchez and former principal Bill Bond discuss.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  2. Tens Of Thousands Of Alpacas Die In Peruvian Cold Snap

    Peru's government has declared a state of emergency in the southern Andes, where brutally cold temperatures have killed the animals and threatened farmers living at high altitude.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  3. Colorado Pushes For Concealed Guns In K-12 Schools

    Similar legislation has been proposed in North Dakota and Wyoming to allow concealed firearms on K-12 school grounds and college campuses, as a part of a larger effort to expand gun owners' rights.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  4. Texas May Be Denying Tens Of Thousands Of Children Special Education

    Texas school officials have until early November to explain why they placed a limit on the percentage of children enrolled in special education, as a Houston Chronicle investigation revealed.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  5. 'Pandemic' Asks: Is A Disease That Will Kill Tens Of Millions Coming?

    Author Sonia Shah says that urbanization and air travel put the global population at an increased risk for disease. "Zika is a great example of how new pathogens are emerging today," she says.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  6. More Than A Year After Spill, Colorado's Gold King Mine Named Superfund Site

    Thirteen months after an Environmental Protection Agency mistake sent millions of gallons of bright orange wastewater into a Colorado river, the agency has announced a cleanup for the Gold King Mine.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  7. A Year After San Bernardino And Apple-FBI, Where Are We On Encryption?

    The shooting a year ago started a heated debate about government access to secured devices. As such access keeps getting more restricted, calls for "back doors" continue and questions remain.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  8. Wells Fargo CEO To Forfeit Tens Of Millions In Stock Awards Amid Scandal

    Wells Fargo says John Stumpf and the former retail-banking head will forfeit stock awards worth about $60 million combined, after employees opened unauthorized customer accounts to meet company goals.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  9. 100 Years After Jack London's Death, Hearing His Call

    Jack London died 100 years ago this week, worn out from drink, disease and overwork — but he left behind a prolific body of work that considers the vast scope of human experience and suffering.
    CPR News · NPR Story
  10. After A Sour Decade, Florida Citrus May Be Near A Comeback

    Recent scientific advances have offered some hopes of recovery to Florida's citrus industry, which has been declining over two decades due to a horrible bacterial disease called citrus greening.
    CPR News · NPR Story

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