NPR News

For more stories on New York State, check out The Innovation Trail.
President Obama has proposed changing the tax treatment of college savings accounts known as 529 plans. Some are calling this a tax increase on the middle class.
The newly elected leadership in Greece is against budget cuts imposed by the European economic zone in return for bailing it out. Renee Montagne talks to Tom Nuttall of The Economist.
Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder served as a dental assistant in the Army during Wor...
After a long legal battle waged by a family member, the remains of Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder have been identified by the Joint POW/MIA Accounting Command.
Of all the ways to declare a snow day, this may be the best. The Moses Brown school in Providence released a music video with the refrain: "School is closed, school is closed."
A Boy Scout troop in Montana got its camping gear back. After taking items worth about $7,000, the thieves let the scouts know where they could find their belongings.
It's the latest twist in a drama linked to allegations of government corruption and the mysterious death of a prosecutor. NPR's Melissa Block talks about the latest with NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro.