News: U.S. and World News Headlines NPR news, audio, and podcasts. Coverage of breaking stories, national and world news, politics, business, science, technology, and extended coverage of major national and world events.

News

A man searches for people in the rubble of a destroyed building in Gaziantep, Turkey, on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. Mustafa Karali/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Mustafa Karali/AP

Here's what we know about what caused the Turkey earthquake

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1154913148/1154976459" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Southwest canceled more than 16,700 flights over several days in late December, leaving thousands of travelers stranded for days. Now lawmakers are attempting to hold airlines to account for disruptions and cancellations with a new Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption

toggle caption
David Zalubowski/AP

Oleksandr Fedun, 24, holds onto railings as he practices walking on his prosthetics at Medical Center Orthotics & Prosthetics (MCOP) in Silver Spring, Md., on February 2, 2023. MCOP is working with several charities and organizations to help fit Ukrainian soldiers with prosthetics after they've been injured in combat. Eric Lee for NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Eric Lee for NPR

Ukrainian soldiers benefit from U.S. prosthetics expertise but their war is different

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1153472827/1155014940" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Tom Brady attends the Los Angeles Premiere of Paramount Pictures' 80 For Brady presented by Smirnoff ICE at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles. Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures hide caption

toggle caption
Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures

Tom Brady ends his football playing days, but he's not done with the sport

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1154788388/1154789540" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Customers are waiting up to eight weeks to get replacement credit cards because of ongoing chip shortages. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Rogelio V. Solis/AP

Need a new credit card? It can take almost two months to get a replacement

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1153724823/1154927507" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Someone in Washington state overcame steep odds Monday night, Feb. 6, 2023, to win an estimated $747 million Powerball jackpot. Lottery officials did not immediately make an announcement of a winner. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Keith Srakocic/AP

People walk by the AMC 34th Street theater on March 5, 2021, in New York. AMC Theaters, the nation's largest movie theater chain, on Monday unveiled a new pricing scheme in which seat location determines how much your movie ticket costs. Seats in the middle will cost a dollar or two more, while seats in the front row will be slightly cheaper. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Evan Agostini/Invision/AP

A sign for the Food and Drug Administration is seen outside of the headquarters in White Oak, Md., on July 20, 2020. The FDA announced a recall of hundreds of ready-to-eat food products. Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images

Rescue workers carry a boy they recovered from the rubbles of a building after an earthquake in Dana, a town in rebel-held Idlib, early Monday morning. Aaref Watad/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Aaref Watad/AFP via Getty Images

A demonstrator holds up a sign that reads "HANDS OFF OUR STATE COURTS!" during a December 2022 rally in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Andrew Harnik/AP

A screenshot of one of the 'He Gets Us' campaign advertisements, this one on Reddit. Patrick Wood/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Patrick Wood/NPR

The 'He Gets Us' commercials promote Jesus. Who's behind them and what is the goal?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1154880673/1154897624" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

Gaziantep Castle, a historic site and tourist attraction in southeastern Turkey, sustained significant damage in Monday's earthquake. Mehmet Akif Parlak/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Mehmet Akif Parlak/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images