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In Iraq, the battle for control of Mosul, the country's second largest city, has been raging for almost a week. There are differing narratives coming from the Pentagon and the front lines.
Oct. 22, 2016
Julia Shearson of CAIR, former Ohio state senator Nina Turner, Akron Honey Company CEO Wesley Bright, and Brad Whitehead of the Fund for Our Economic Future discuss race relations in Cleveland, Ohio.
Oct. 22, 2016
It emerged Saturday that AT&T is set to buy Time Warner for about $85 billion. If approved by federal regulators, the merger would create a mammoth media and telecommunications company.
Oct. 22, 2016
The Pentagon is predicting big victories soon over ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Even if that happens, the next U.S. leader will have figure out how to deal with a weakened, but still dangerous group.
Oct. 22, 2016
AT&T has agreed to terms with Time Warner to buy the media giant for more than $80 billion, according to both The Wall Street Journal and Reuters.
Oct. 22, 2016
"We were told we should be raising children instead," Junko Tabei said of the all-female expedition she helped lead on Everest in 1975.
Oct. 22, 2016
In the first week of an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, the effort is slow and fraught with danger. While officials say the operation is on track, citizens who've witnessed the casualties disagree.
Oct. 22, 2016
Travelers had crowded onto the train because a section of the main road between Cameroon's two largest cities had collapsed.
Oct. 22, 2016
The strike of the SAG-AFTRA union went into effect Friday after failed negotiations between the union's voice actors and video game employers, particularly over compensation and secrecy.
Oct. 22, 2016
Kids may be little. But the cost of paying for someone to take care of them is really big. Stressed-out parents are pinching pennies, driving for Uber and putting off saving and having more kids .
Oct. 22, 2016
In the first week of an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, the effort is slow and fraught with danger. While officials say the operation is on track, citizens who've witnessed the casualties disagree.
Oct. 22, 2016
The military spends $4.3 billion a year to move troops from one assignment to another, but the Pentagon doesn't keep very good data on how it spends that money and why.
Oct. 22, 2016
Anne Carson's book of poems come in a clear plastic box where they 'float,' which is also the title of her new collection. NPR's Scott Simon talks with the poet about her work.
Oct. 22, 2016
Will the Chicago Cubs beat the Dodgers to advance to the World Series? Will the Cleveland Indians bring home the city's second championship this year? Scott Simon talks with ESPN's Howard Bryant.
Oct. 22, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks to Bill Burton, former National Press Secretary for the Obama '08 Presidential Campaign, about whether Hillary Clinton should pursue votes in these states to build on her lead.
Oct. 22, 2016
Metlife is firing Snoopy. The insurance company is saying goodbye to Snoopy and the Peanuts characters as its mascots, ending a three decade relationship.
Oct. 22, 2016
The video game industry faces a strike by actors who provide voices for characters. Scott Simon talks to voice actor Jen Hale about her frustration with the way voice actors are currently paid.
Oct. 22, 2016
Early voting is underway in 37 states and the District of Columbia. NPR's Scott Simon talks to James Huffman, Dean Emeritus at the Lewis and Clark Law School, about the downsides of early voting.
Oct. 22, 2016
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced his "separation" from the U.S. this week. Cornell University Professor Thomas Pepinsky talks to NPR's Scott Simon about the implications.
Oct. 22, 2016
NPR's Scott Simon talks to sports writer and philanthropist Mitch Albom about his orphanage in Haiti, the presidential candidates, and finding inspiration during an election year.
Oct. 22, 2016

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