I am NPR's Southern U.S. Bureau Chief. Usually in Birmingham. Often in DC. Other times: ATL, Tokyo, Port-au-Prince, London, Tacloban, São Paulo, Kathmandu, Doha

Fearing Aftershocks, Thousands Stream Out Of Kathmandu

Fearing Aftershocks, Thousands Stream Out Of Kathmandu

npr.org — Tens of thousands of people are leaving the Nepali capital. Some are returning to villages to try to find family missing since the earthquake. Others are scared of the threat of aftershocks.

With Only One Runway, Kathmandu's Airport Hinders Earthquake Relief

npr.org — There's a lot of aid headed toward Nepal. But it's not getting there as fast as people would like. The reason: There aren't enough runways. The country's only international airport is Tribuhavin International Airport in Kathmandu. It's tiny. It just has one runway. So it can't accommodate all the planes flying in.

Kathmandu's Sole Airport Hinders Arrival Of Earthquake Relief

npr.org — Military and commercial flights have been streaming into Nepal almost non-stop since Saturday's deadly earthquake. Nepal has just one international airport and it only has one runway. That has complicated efforts to get goods and supplies into the country and helping evacuate people who want to leave.

Remembering Apollo 13, NASA's Most Famous 'Successful Failure'

npr.org — Space travel is never routine or easy and the Apollo 13 mission to the moon proved that point. An explosion aboard the spacecraft 55 hours after liftoff forever changed NASA.

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Finishes Second In Brazilian Tournament

kuow.org — The U.S. Women's National Soccer team finished its 2014 season with a second-place finish Sunday in the rainy final of the International Tournament of Brasilia. Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw. The U.S. wanted a better result.

U.S. Women's Soccer Team Finishes Second In Brazilian Tournament

npr.org — The U.S. Women's National Soccer team finished its 2014 season with a second-place finish Sunday in the rainy final of the International Tournament of Brasilia. Brazil and the U.S. played to a 0-0 draw. The U.S. wanted a better result.

Proposal Would End Football At University Of Alabama-Birmingham

wnyc.org — Alabama is a state known for its college football. But a move to scuttle the football program at the state university in Birmingham is drawing fire from fans, students and athletes alike.

Proposal Would End Football At University Of Alabama-Birmingham

Proposal Would End Football At University Of Alabama-Birmingham

npr.org — Alabama is a state known for its college football. But a move to scuttle the football program at the state university in Birmingham is drawing fire from fans, students and athletes alike.
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May 21, 2015

@CallerCrow I hope you don't float away today. That's a lot of rain in one hour!

May 21, 2015

@KirkSiegler Ha! You only need to use the period when your starting a tweet with someone's username. Like: .@KirkSiegler Did you see that?

May 21, 2015

Baltimore state attorney to make grand jury announcement in Freddie Gray case. Follow @PKBNews & watch: youtube.com/watch?v=njkRzh…

May 21, 2015

The president of the Boy Scouts called for an end today on its ban of gay adult leaders. Watch: youtube.com/watch?v=nAr0XR…

May 21, 2015

Ombudsman: (Not) By The Book: On NPR Authors And NPR Airtime n.pr/1EkfqQb by @ejensenNYC via @nprnews

May 20, 2015

There's been another officer-involved shooting in North Charleston, SC. State authorities investigating. postandcourier.com/article/201505…

May 20, 2015

Death toll from the earthquakes in Nepal has reached 8,624. @NEoCOfficial

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