In a new book, the CNN anchor tells the story of Combat Outpost Keating. The ill-fated American military base was in a remote Afghan valley, and on Oct. 3, 2009, it became the site of one of the deadliest attacks against U.S. troops in the history of the war in Afghanistan.
Pakistan's Karachi Literature Festival wrapped up earlier this week amid fresh reports of sectarian violence between Sunni and Shiite Muslims. NPR's Steve Inskeep says that despite the violence, the festival was an intensely relevant and vibrant discussion of Pakistan's troubled path.
Renee Montagne gets an update from New York Times correspondent Lydia Polgreen on the bail hearing for South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius. He is charged with murdering his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.
The Olympic and Paralympic sprinter is accused of murdering his girlfriend. He says it was a terrible mistake — that he thought there was an intruder in his home. At a bail hearing, the case is taking shape.
Pollsters still do surveys for private clients, but are banned from publishing any results. Some websites have found coded ways to report survey results. A gambling site reports polls disguised as fake horse racing results, with horses named after political parties.
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