NPR News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
All the news we couldn't fit anywhere else.
Bill reads three news-related limericks: Snack Attack Prevention; A Martian Belch; Kringle's Informal Wear.
Our panelists predict who will be appointed as Ambassador to Cuba.
Timothy Spall says he had to use a lot of empathy to play a character like M...
Spall plays J.M.W. Turner in the new film Mr. Turner; Ken Tucker says Black Messiah is as adventurous as any fan could hope for; Cleese'smemoir, So, Anyway..., covers his boyhood and early career.
The Arab Spring began in Tunisia in 2011 with the ousting of a dictator. But youth in that country are unenthused about elections on Sunday.
With the help of U.S. air strikes, Iraqi Kurdish forces have made significant advances against the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS.