Jon Lee Anderson of The New Yorker traveled through Syria recently, speaking with government officials, rebel officers, Syrian soldiers, businessmen and civilians. Host Rachel Martin talks with Anderson about what he found.
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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