March 11, 2014 | NPR · The extremists now committing a wave of attacks in Iraq’s Anbar province are significantly better trained, funded and equipped than the al-Qaida-linked groups American soldiers battled there.
March 11, 2014 | NPR · The government wants to build sea walls in northeastern Japan that will stretch for more than 200 miles and be 30-feet high in places. Some say the cost is too high and it will ruin the beaches.
March 11, 2014 | NPR · In an interview, Eric Holder says he’s open to talking with Edward Snowden about terms of surrender. And the attorney general is unhappy with the vote to block a nominee to a top Justice Dept. post.
March 11, 2014 | NPR · Brigid Schulte and her husband planned to have an equal partnership. But years down the road, “I realized that we had both fallen into very traditional roles without even realizing it,” she says.
March 10, 2014 | NPR · On display at South by Southwest is an attempt to create the future of storytelling. HBO is working with Oculus — maker of virtual reality goggles — to put the audience right into Game of Thrones.