These authentic news sites offer audio (meaning listening) and video options.
The audio news stories have a "play-the-sound" button to start the sound. These are called "Play" buttons. Play buttons usually have a triangle on them. Examples you will see include:
The video news stories will have Closed Captioning, meaning transcripts in the video. You will need to turn Closed Captioning on. Closed Captioning buttons are usually at the bottom of the video player and have a CC on them. Examples you will see include:
Listen, watch, and read along to Think Out Loud, OPB's daily conversation covering news, politics, culture and the arts. Watch (with closed captioning) shows about Oregon's history (Oregon Experience), Oregon's outdoors (Oregon Field Guide), and Oregon's art scene (Oregon Art Beat).
Domestic (American) and national news as well as stories about American and world music, culture, and life. NPR may be most popular with college-educated Americans. You can also see transcripts of news stories to read while you listen.