National

  • 7:22pm Jun 02, 2016
    National National

    Gitmo Detainees Likely To Be Released Under Parole Board Panels

    The Obama administration is accelerating the process by which it screens Guantanamo detainees for possible release, part of its concerted strategy to empty the prison and, if it can, close it down. One such panel convened on Thursday, and NPR joined observers at the Pentagon.
  • 4:59pm Jun 02, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Paul Ryan Endorses Donald Trump

    The House speaker acknowledges he has had his differences with his party's presumptive nominee, but writes that Trump can help House Republicans enact their policy agenda if elected.
  • 4:36pm Jun 02, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    House Speaker Paul Ryan Endorses Donald Trump

    After holding back his support, House Speaker Paul Ryan now says he will vote for the presumptive GOP nominee for president, Donald Trump.
  • 4:29pm Jun 02, 2016
    National National Arts

    U.S. Agency Tries Radical Rehab Technique On Aging Government Buildings

    Love them or hate them, modernist buildings of the 1960s and '70s are beginning to need renovation, and the U.S. General Services Administration is trying something unusual — putting a 32-story office tower under glass. The double wall exterior will not only save energy but protect the inhabitants from a bomb blast. NPR explores whether the repairs are worth the $120 million and if the outer wall will ruin the original architecture design.
  • 4:29pm Jun 02, 2016
    National National Politics & Government

    Generation Politics: 65-Year-Olds Share Experiences That Shaped Their Views

    NPR's Robert Siegel speaks to a group of 65-year-old voters as part of a radio series where he explores the generational differences between how 25, 45 and 65-year-olds think about politics. He finds that this group of 65-year-olds were born into a structured world, which, for many, resembled The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. But later, their outlook was rocked by a series of assassinations of political figures, anti-war and civil rights protests.