LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
NEWSCAST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

National News from NPR

President Obama, accompanied by Vice President Joe Biden, spoke about U.S. ties with Cuba during remarks Wednesday in the Rose Garden of the White House.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 11:00

The two countries have agreed to reopen embassies in Washington and Havana. President Obama calls it a historic step forward after 50 years of hostilities.

Carli Lloyd (right) celebrates with Morgan Brian during the U.S. match against China at the FIFA Women's World Cup 2015.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 10:40

There were a number of hero narratives around Tuesday night's takedown, which gives the U.S. a place in the Women's World Cup final in Vancouver on Sunday.

First lady Michelle Obama announces the change in policy.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 08:04

The lifting of the decades-old ban was announced on Instagram by Michelle Obama. The White House urged people to share their experience using the hashtag #WhiteHouseTour. Selfie sticks aren't allowed.

Marta Elsie Leveron, 19, (left) and her brother Freddy David Leveron, 18, have not seen their father since he left El Savador to work in California in 1999. A new U.S. program allows families to reunite if one parent is a legal U.S. resident. The girl in the middle is Liliana Beatriz Leveron, 16, a cousin of the other two. Her parents are in the U.S. and she's seeking to reunite with them as well.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 07:55

Unaccompanied minors surged across the U.S. southern border last year, fleeing violence in Central America. This year the Obama administration hopes to forestall a new wave with a quiet new program.

Samar Minallah Khan was honored by Vital Voices for her documentaries on the injustices faced by Pakistani women.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 07:47

Samar Minallah Khan makes documentaries about the Pakistani custom of handing over a daughter to settle a score. Her films have convinced the government to ban the practice.

Carlos McKnight waves a flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the Supreme Court.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:59

Advocates concede it may be more challenging to rally public support and dollars for causes that may be less obvious or visceral than marriage.

Ten-year-old Jake Herrera and his Los Angeles team run around the diamond as a warmup for baseball practice.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:59

In NPR's most recent poll, a majority of American adults say they played sports in their youth. Many say they encourage their kids to play, too, and see health benefits as well as life-long lessons.

Mindy Przeor founded an after-school and summer running club in Mesa, Ariz.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:59

Mindy Przeor founded an after-school program in Mesa, Ariz., to get elementary school kids up and running.

Toyota Motor Corp's Managing Officer and Chief Communications Officer Julie Hamp speaks to media during a news conference in Nagoya, central Japan, in this photo released by Kyodo on June 18.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 06:17

Julie Hamp was accused of importing the prescription painkiller oxycodone in violation of the country's narcotics laws. She was arrested June 18 but has not been charged.

Pensioners holding their queue numbers try to enter a bank in Athens. The government ordered about 1,000 bank branches around the country to reopen Wednesday to help desperate pensioners without ATM cards cash up to $134 from their retirement checks.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:55

Greek voters on Sunday face a referendum on further austerity measures in exchange for bailouts. But the unstated question is whether Greece should give up the euro.

Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:47

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras insisted a rejection of creditors' proposals for a bailout did not mean Greece would leave the eurozone. Greece officially missed a loan payment to the IMF.

Panama City's skyline.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 05:18

Panama's economy, while cooling in recent years, is still growing at astonishing rates compared to its neighbors. But environmental damage and huge government debt are part of the package.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson (right) stars opposite Rob Corddry in the HBO series <em>Ballers</em>.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 04:55

A flood of some 120 series, both new and returning, are coming to TV sets this summer. So, how to choose which ones to binge-watch by the pool? Our TV critic picks his four favorite new shows.

Donetta Held unloads needles and pipes confiscated from a contaminated meth home. She owns an environmental decontamination company and says meth tests are their most demanded service.
Wed, 07/01/2015 - 04:50

The residue from meth labs can cause health problems, but people aren't always told that the house they're buying is contaminated. An Indiana law requires disclosure but not mandatory testing.

Univision dropped its broadcasts of Miss USA and Miss Universe, pageants that Trump co-owns.
Tue, 06/30/2015 - 19:37

In the suit, Trump claims Univision is attempting to suppress his freedom of speech by dropping coverage of the Miss Universe Pageant, which Trump co-owns.

Pages

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)
contact@kansaspublicradio.org