At least 15 people are dead in Syria as a result of a crackdown on demonstrators. The deaths throw into question the credibility of Syria's commitment to the Arab League peace plan. Under the plan, the Syrian government agreed to halt violence against protesters and withdraw its tanks from urban areas.
Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.
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