Russia has reacted angrily to criticism from the U.S. about its air attacks in Syria. Moscow says its planes have been hitting fighters of the Islamic State. Any suggestion otherwise is part of a propaganda war carried out by the U.S., Russia says.
NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Jeff Halverson, severe weather expert for the Capitol Weather Gang. He also teaches meteorology at University Of Maryland, Baltimore County about how and why computer models for hurricane predictions get such different results.
New campaign fundraising numbers are out, and they show Bernie Sanders on pace with Hillary Clinton. For Republicans, Ben Carson was the big winner. NPR's Robert Siegel learns more from correspondent Peter Overby.
The New York Police Department is rolling out a new policy to record officers' use of force. The strategy has already been implemented in L.A. and Seattle. Advocates say it's an effective way to limit force; but cops say it's burdensome bureaucracy, and causes them to lay off potential criminals.
A new study by the Pew Research Center finds digital tools play a significant role in maintaining relationships of young teenagers. Nearly two-thirds of teens say social media makes them feel more connected to what's happening in their significant other's life.