The popular public radio show This American Life has retracted its story about a one-man show concerned with conditions at the Chinese factories that manufacture Apple products. NPR's David Folkenflik talks with guest host Jacki Lyden about the different standards of journalism and theater.
Should the U.S. leave now, go later or reinforce? Just as the nation is divided over the war in Afghanistan, so too is Congress. As usual, Democrats and Republicans are arguing, but this time it's among themselves.
Most of the state holds its caucuses Saturday morning, but the first one in Barry County was a messy event. More than 250 people showed up, many planning to vote directly for the candidates. That was not to be.
The U.S. soldier alleged to have killed 16 Afghan civilians in a nighttime rampage has been identified as Staff Sgt. Robert Bales of Lake Tapps, Wash. The people of Bales' rural community are bewildered; one neighbor describes him as "just one of the guys."
Pentagon officials say Staff Sgt. Robert Bales is the soldier suspected of killing 16 Afghan civilians on Sunday. He was being flown Friday from Kuwait to a military detention center at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. NPR's Tom Bowman talks to Melissa Block about Bales.
Redistricting is forcing a handful of congressional incumbents of the same party to run against each other in primaries. Next Tuesday, two Illinois Republicans square off in a battle of experience versus relative youth, Tea Party versus GOP establishment, and conservative versus conservative.
Mitt Romney and the superPAC that supports him vastly outspent his rivals in Alabama and Mississippi, yet Romney still lost both primaries. This has some political experts wondering: When it comes to TV ads, is there a saturation point?
The stock market hit some major milestones this week: The Standard & Poor's 500 index reached its highest level in more than three years and the Nasdaq rose to its highest level in 11 years. Still, the Federal Reserve has been warning not to get too excited about where the economy is headed next.
Melissa Block talks with Martin Kaste about the status of the U.S. soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians in a rampage near his base. The soldier has not been named, but his lawyer has spoken to the press. On Friday, an Army General spoke to reporters at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, near Seattle.
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