Last Build Date: Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:00:02 -0400Copyright: Copyright 2016 NPR - For Personal Use Only
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 15:00:02 -0400The Pentagon is predicting big victories soon over ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Even if that happens, the next U.S. leader will have figure out how to deal with a weakened, but still dangerous group.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 14:48:00 -0400AT&T has agreed to terms with Time Warner to buy the media giant for more than $80 billion, according to both The Wall Street Journal and Reuters.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:57:00 -0400"We were told we should be raising children instead," Junko Tabei said of the all-female expedition she helped lead on Everest in 1975.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:22:00 -0400Travelers had crowded onto the train because a section of the main road between Cameroon's two largest cities had collapsed.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 10:09:02 -0400Kids may be little. But the cost of paying for someone to take care of them is really big. Stressed-out parents are pinching pennies, driving for Uber and putting off saving and having more kids .
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:49:00 -0400In the first week of an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, the effort is slow and fraught with danger. While officials say the operation is on track, citizens who've witnessed the casualties disagree.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:24 -0400The military spends $4.3 billion a year to move troops from one assignment to another, but the Pentagon doesn't keep very good data on how it spends that money and why.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Anne Carson's book of poems come in a clear plastic box where they 'float,' which is also the title of her new collection. NPR's Scott Simon talks with the poet about her work.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Will the Chicago Cubs beat the Dodgers to advance to the World Series? Will the Cleveland Indians bring home the city's second championship this year? Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400NPR's Scott Simon talks to Bill Burton, former National Press Secretary for the Obama '08 Presidential Campaign, about whether Hillary Clinton should pursue votes in these states to build on her lead.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Metlife is firing Snoopy. The insurance company is saying goodbye to Snoopy and the Peanuts characters as its mascots, ending a three decade relationship.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400The strike of the SAG-AFTRA union went into effect Friday after failed negotiations between the union's voice actors and video game employers, particularly over compensation and secrecy.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Early voting is underway in 37 states and the District of Columbia. NPR's Scott Simon talks to James Huffman, Dean Emeritus at the Lewis and Clark Law School, about the downsides of early voting.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the U.S. this week. Cornell University Professor Thomas Pepinsky talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the implications.
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 08:10:00 -0400NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports writer and philanthropist Mitch Albom about his orphanage in Haiti, the presidential candidates, and finding inspiration during an election year.