Sign in with Twitter

Username:

News. Arts & Life. Music & more. This is NPR. 🕵️ Securely send us news tips: https://t.co/LPkf6Tsozm

70,249 Following   8,133,172 Followers   196,592 Tweets

Joined Twitter 4/22/07


Caribou said he's grateful for the music and limitless positivity of Glenn Copeland. @npratc asked Copeland if that… https://t.co/iTTPgrn8grYour pets are probably a bit freaked out, too. For dogs at least, going back to the obedience-school basics can hel… https://t.co/OG0YRZQTLO🎬 Review: As reminiscent of Guy Ritchie or Quentin Tarantino, the gory black comedy "Why Don't You Just Die!" drips… https://t.co/mh66I6zpqLBernie Sanders didn't emerge as the Democratic nominee in either of his presidential bids — but his campaigns have… https://t.co/FEYooDmUeZ"Social distancing ... is impossible to achieve in a place like Sing Sing and most prisons around the nation," an i… https://t.co/0QMZbMwMKDYou may not know Tom Papa's face, but there's a good chance you know his voice — he's a regular on @waitwait and… https://t.co/dZMwGfoOlKThe band Wall of Voodoo is mostly known for its 1983 hit "Mexican Radio." But take a moment to listen to its cover… https://t.co/7vXA79OA8rLed by its chapter in China, Columbia's medical school alumni association raised over $1 million to buy PPE for med… https://t.co/eKkwngucMPThe EU's finance ministers have reached a deal on a $590 billion rescue plan to support the continent's coronavirus… https://t.co/q2WMSLrCNhMap: There are now more than 461,000 reported cases of the coronavirus in the U.S., with the death toll surpassing… https://t.co/pCfjoT3HZBLincoln Center says it's canceling its summer programming, adding that it intends to host a "free pop-up festival"… https://t.co/ynha124m1CWatch Imogen Heap reimagine "Hide and Seek," the song that made her a household name, at the Tiny Desk. https://t.co/DY21xH7RlB
Retweeted by NPRNew York's leaders are cautiously optimistic about the effectiveness of social distancing. https://t.co/2k0VWiTA2kAfter 13 years, a new Half-Life video game is finally here — and it's one of the first big-name titles for virtual… https://t.co/qLX0Tz2ixmMore than 1.5 million cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed globally, with over 94,000 people killed. Our… https://t.co/srIQPq6wTOIs it safe to eat takeout right now? "From what we know currently about the virus, it's safe to eat food prepared… https://t.co/rC724o9Sy4As local governments turn to virtual town halls to reach their residents, they're increasingly being "Zoombombed" w… https://t.co/Zh3HceyLloAs the first anniversary of the Notre Dame fire nears, the archbishop of Paris says he wants to send a "message of… https://t.co/BaA13c4Xt8Here's what each U.S. state is doing to contain the spread of coronavirus. https://t.co/Xm0dvSbRwzNoticing a lot more food scraps from cooking lately? Try composting! Here are some tips on getting started, includi… https://t.co/eeNwLI9S3uSo far, coronavirus has hit hardest in colder areas throughout the winter. Scientists are researching whether heat… https://t.co/rHnkrI6egGPresident Trump said more oil producers are "getting close to a deal" to try to stabilize prices as demand for ener… https://t.co/WxDRf3LnleRichard Teitelbaum, an electronic music pioneer who created what became known as "brainwave music," has died. He wa… https://t.co/a7675WFeNz
4/10
2020
In California, inmates released early due to the pandemic lack adequate transportation, support and housing once th… https://t.co/y3oREDxSCBUPDATE: The Trump administration had planned to end federal support for community-based coronavirus testing sites a… https://t.co/ZzdB2rS6GfAn inmate describes packed conditions at Sing Sing — where "guards were approved to wear masks, but not prisoners."… https://t.co/exDEbKpyCvIn the U.S., essential workers include supermarket employees, pharmacists and postal workers. In France — which co… https://t.co/tszlUqAy1NThe number of patients being treated at overflow hospitals in New York City has more than doubled in the last 2 day… https://t.co/tXaoblHfNcA sailor from the coronavirus-stricken USS Theodore Roosevelt became the first crew member to be hospitalized in in… https://t.co/tHyDmNAZ3cThe psychiatric wards at Columbia have all been converted to beds for COVID-19 patients, one psychiatrist tells NPR… https://t.co/Uf4q8OsLC5The first words of Bernie Sanders' "political revolution" when he launched his first presidential bid from outside… https://t.co/1lC9bAkwm1Due to the coronavirus epidemic, Lincoln Center has canceled all of its performances until the end of August, inclu… https://t.co/z6Ug7WuOqb
Retweeted by NPRThe United States has a long history of reacting badly to African Americans based on things like wearing a mask or… https://t.co/O6Z0yhhGwLWith the risks health care workers are facing, many hospitals are telling them not to speak to the press or post th… https://t.co/XY5ClJTwpIWATCH LIVE: Get the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak from the White House. https://t.co/QPuw0tcmzrNew York City could need another 45,000 medical workers by the end of April to help reinforce hospitals already str… https://t.co/JUhTdQ2RRHMusician John Prine died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, at the age of 73. On this special edition of @AllSongs, we look… https://t.co/zYnEUqL3tYOne financial planner is telling people to do things she's never advised before: "Defer as many payments as possibl… https://t.co/VdevsPOptlNo matter what, we will be here, reporting the news, providing context and keeping you connected to what’s happenin… https://t.co/BDoUDv9zCgSmall-town hospitals were already closing at an alarming rate before the pandemic. Now, the trend appears to be acc… https://t.co/sLHHOPQcSxThe World Bank has projected that a recession is coming to sub-Saharan Africa for the first time in 25 years, drive… https://t.co/DSM4mu4bVg @NPR The FEMA report is just one of a number of accounts issued by various government agencies and officials warnin… https://t.co/ho1EwiyMk1In a remarkably prophetic report last summer, FEMA accurately predicted that a nationwide pandemic would result in… https://t.co/JsnAGxquIqEarlier this week, the Prime Minister of New Zealand declared the Tooth Fairy an essential worker. But how much is… https://t.co/bC4WUrBGoz"I am worried by the hypocrisy of certain political personalities who speak of facing up to the crisis…but in the m… https://t.co/XfjZfBzwD7To maximize the number of severe COVID-19 cases that can be treated, many hospital pulmonologists are acting as cli… https://t.co/h6Xv2GxxobAs local governments turn to virtual town halls, Zoombombing is becoming more and more common. One Pennsylvania of… https://t.co/MYojFXz47WBoris Johnson is out of intensive care. https://t.co/2yUjxXjC8LAfter President Trump threatened "retaliation," India reversed its export restrictions on the anti-malaria drug hyd… https://t.co/7GgT7MeAEFOut-of-work fitness instructors are doing tricky math: whether to offer at-home workouts for free online. "This i… https://t.co/4liGvvoIJxOverall, 41% of teenagers in the U.S. say they haven't attended a single online or virtual class, according to a re… https://t.co/qhE6fP8Iy4After admonishing Ugandans for exercising outside amid the pandemic, President Yoweri Museveni promised to drop his… https://t.co/dIDIqODqGPThe coronavirus crisis is leading to a spike in issues around anxiety, depression and addiction in the U.S. So mor… https://t.co/XVex2SQXjDMore and more people are deciding to grow out their "quarantine beards." The mere presence of facial hair won't pu… https://t.co/QTLKESrJ9DKayleigh McEnany is now President Trump's fourth press secretary. In recent years, she gained prominence as a comba… https://t.co/gvV3ji0Qf9Last week, 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits. In the past three weeks, a total of nearly 17 mil… https://t.co/SG9Sz0RPRaCurious about how to start composting? Here are some tips and resources to get you started, even if you live in a t… https://t.co/3PJVvynyOKFrance has more than 30,000 independent bakeries — and the country consumes around 10 billion baguettes every year.… https://t.co/FQGoscN7LPLast week the Army scrambled to set up a 250-bed field hospital next to Seattle's baseball stadium. This week, the… https://t.co/WUcGC3RaxCNearly a month into the declared pandemic, some health care workers say they're burning out. Many are questioning h… https://t.co/1IkV4TJ6SmPope Francis said the coronavirus crisis is exposing what he calls "functional hypocrisy" at the highest levels of… https://t.co/YS5JyFefprThe IRS is under pressure to quickly disperse payments promised to most people in the $2.2 trillion coronavirus rel… https://t.co/0JqfeqC0FDRussia officials reported 1,459 new coronavirus cases in a single day, bringing the country's total to more than 10… https://t.co/9LJAf0qZkDSenate Democrats blocked a GOP effort to add $250 billion in small-business loans. Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., called… https://t.co/OEUIXYULL9Dr. Anthony Fauci says social distancing and other restrictions have sharply reduced projections of the death toll… https://t.co/UkIzYGvBRuKayleigh McEnany, Trump's new press secretary, has suggested Americans should turn to Trump for coronavirus guidanc… https://t.co/L2TQZyq6GIMore than 100 inmates staged a protest at a Washington state prison after several fellow inmates tested positive fo… https://t.co/UTAwJd52o9If you're stuck at home, it might feel like you've been doing a lot more cooking. Here are some tips for how to co… https://t.co/a6hXhgBuKKBy this time next week, one rural county in Tennessee will have lost its only hospital. It's already begun layoffs.… https://t.co/IaR2NTOYHcThe Federal Reserve has announced new lending programs aimed at pumping an additional $2.3 trillion into the U.S. e… https://t.co/A518LRakr3"It's like walking into Chernobyl without any gear," one doctor in New York City says about her emergency room. At… https://t.co/QRWdSNldL6Russia officials have reported 1,459 new coronavirus cases in a single day, bringing the country's total to more th… https://t.co/0mCGFzpRxBNEW: Another 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits this past week. A total of about 17 million peop… https://t.co/ubdH35lCtcExperts say it could take months for everyone to get checks from the coronavirus relief bill — with certain people… https://t.co/gH3vR9ztL3Unveiling a plan to radically reshape voting to respond to the coronavirus crisis, Sen. Elizabeth Warren said that… https://t.co/cMIfjHoWPAUsing the pandemic to score political points is dangerous and will cost lives, said the head of the World Health Or… https://t.co/1az35EsFqz"I keep having people say, 'Gee, it's like we're living in a Stephen King story,'" Stephen King tells @nprfreshair.… https://t.co/7AbWS4xAXnMore and more of daily life is moving to Zoom and FaceTime. That includes partying — like this group of coworkers w… https://t.co/LHpDSumpCDFrom virtual dates to getting stuck together on a boat, @WBEZCuriousCity takes a look at how the home-bound are nav… https://t.co/gtUYDjPFvBFred Astaire and Ginger Rogers made the world's troubles vanish — at least for a couple of hours — for Depression-e… https://t.co/D8tRqeqAp1Brothers Rich and Chris Robinson talk about the tensions that led to the The Black Crowes breakup in 2015, and how… https://t.co/pNeTa5KO3qWatch King Princess perform three songs from her late 2019 album, "Cheap Queen," at a (remote) Tiny Desk. "I'm bac… https://t.co/B5IdafRo5AMore than 1.5 million cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed globally, with over 87,000 people killed. Our… https://t.co/sz6EvUBpkiThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has temporarily suspended trading of shares of Wellness Matrix Group, w… https://t.co/hn00QPJLptMap: There are now more than 430,000 reported cases of the coronavirus in the U.S., with the death toll surpassing… https://t.co/9dDFLO93fbHere's what each state is doing to battle the spread of the coronavirus — from statewide stay-at-home orders to cou… https://t.co/qEF4PFPd3cCasey Schwartz writes about her realization that the focus Adderall brought her was not genuine, but leaves readers… https://t.co/StnmXXFhxiThe Seattle area had the country's first big coronavirus outbreak. It mostly gotten has things under control since… https://t.co/rNZE9XqNdGBroadway will now remain closed until at least June 7th. https://t.co/3JTBUHnpK9The federal government has issued new guidelines for when people in critical infrastructure roles can return to wor… https://t.co/GdPvZywyarThe federal government will end funding for coronavirus testing sites on Friday. While some sites will transition t… https://t.co/VL9cqgy569
Retweeted by NPRPresident Trump and congressional Democrats are haggling over the size of the next bill designed to help Americans… https://t.co/0eSkDkUjfXSequestering is getting old, right? And so are reruns of every sitcom you've ever watched. Maybe it's time to face… https://t.co/DdX8UCIUJB
Retweeted by NPRNew York State reported its highest number of COVID-19-related deaths in a single day on Wednesday. But Dr. Anthony… https://t.co/VZrqblJF7x
4/9
2020
Exports of personal protective equipment will now be detained at U.S. ports, where CBP will work with FEMA to decid… https://t.co/fpxoTVTGR4One reason health officials are especially concerned about the impact of COVID-19 in African countries is the limit… https://t.co/DgRoy5qrd6Pisso Nseke left his apartment in Wuhan, China — the first time since the city went under lockdown nearly three mon… https://t.co/sAz5gJ385q @NPR The White House and FEMA have faced fierce criticism from some governors and others for not doing more, faster… https://t.co/49G8aQIfegNEW: Linda Tripp, the government employee whose secret recordings with Monica Lewinsky helped lead to the impeachme… https://t.co/3VO692Vu0AJoin the @NPR Film Club with Here & Now's @TonyaMosley this Friday! 🎥 She'll be chatting with the co-directors of… https://t.co/0fK2A8IYw5
Retweeted by NPR
4/8
2020

0