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

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.

Rocket Explosion Comes At A Tough Time For NASA

npr.org — Investigators spent the day at a NASA launch facility in Virginia trying to understand why a private cargo rocket exploded moments after liftoff. There were no injuries but the accident is a setback for the company, Orbital Sciences, and NASA. NASA is relying on private contractors to help ferry supplies to the International Space Station.

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Cements Its Dominance

wnyc.org — The U.S. Women's National Soccer team showed why it's the top-ranked squad in the world. It won the CONCACAF tournament Sunday with a near-perfect 6-0 final game against Costa Rica. The U.S. has had an easy run during this World Cup qualifying tournament for the North American, Central American and Caribbean Region.

U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Cements Its Dominance

npr.org — The U.S. Women's National Soccer team showed why it's the top-ranked squad in the world. It won the CONCACAF tournament Sunday with a near-perfect 6-0 final game against Costa Rica. The U.S. has had an easy run during this World Cup qualifying tournament for the North American, Central American and Caribbean Region.

Space Shuttle Discovery Lands For Last Time

npr.org — The Space Shuttle Discovery returned to Earth earlier Wednesday for the last time. It was the final flight for Discovery as NASA winds down its shuttle program with just two more scheduled flights this year. Copyright © 2011 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use.
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Apr 19, 2015

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Apr 18, 2015

One of my favorite things @RocketCenterUSA: the Apollo 16 command module flown to the moon & back in 1972. pic.twitter.com/zxCxzmJvfJ

Apr 16, 2015

$10,000 "@nytimes: News Media to Be Charged for Video of South Carolina Shooting, Publicist Says nyti.ms/1DaZCiq"

Apr 16, 2015

@MimiMM_ Via @nprnews: Miss Piggy Has One. Marilyn Monroe Has One. Why Can't Selena Have One? n.pr/1J05DTr

Apr 16, 2015

Tennessee Lawmakers Debate Making Holy Bible The Official State Book n.pr/1IgXha6 by @chassisk via @nprnews

Apr 16, 2015

Hacked Touchscreen Voting Machine Raises Questions About Election Security n.pr/1J5bFSM by @pamelafessler

Apr 15, 2015

RT @washingtonpost: Should a Fla. newspaper have alerted authorities to a man’s plan to land a gyrocopter on the Capitol lawn? wapo.st/1J59IG2

Apr 15, 2015

Ex-New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin files appeal, wants fraud and bribery conviction thrown out. nola.com/crime/index.ss…

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