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Amid The Chaos In Somalia, Al-Shabab Expands Its Terrorist Reach

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Al-Shabab's deadly attack on a college in Keyna illustrates the changing face of the militants. Experts describe al-Shabab as a trans-national network across East Africa.

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After Retaking Tikrit, Shiite Militias Accused Of Violence Against Sunnis

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

As the U.S. continues airstrikes in Iraq on the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, one major concern is the conduct of de facto U.S. allies in that fight: Shiite militias.

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In NPR Interview, Obama Answers Critics Of Iran Nuclear Framework

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Critics of a framework agreement on Iran's nuclear plan say it would make the world a more dangerous place. President Obama sat down with Steve Inskeep at the White House, to lay out his argument against those skeptics, and he dips a toe into the 2016 presidential fight.

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Emanuel, Garcia Face-Off In Chicago's First Mayoral Runoff

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Chicago voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide if Mayor Rahm Emanuel will get another term in office. He faces Cook County Commissioner Jesus "Chuy " Garcia in a closely watched runoff.

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Activists Urge U.S. To Evacuate Yemeni-Americans From Yemen

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

The U.S. pulled out its diplomats and security personnel as Iranian-backed rebels advanced. Saudi Arabia is leading Arab airstrikes to counter those rebels and civilians are caught in the middle.

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Rand Paul To Follow Father's Lead; Run For GOP Presidential Nomination

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:13am

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky is expected to throw his hat in the presidential ring on Tuesday. His father Ron Paul ran for the nomination as the standard-bearer for the Libertarian wing of the party.

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Obama Compares Iran Deal To A House Under Contract, Awaiting Appraisal

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:11am

The president tells NPR's Steve Inskeep the U.S. and other countries have have a solid plan to keep Iran's nuclear program under control.

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Transcript: President Obama's Full NPR Interview On Iran Nuclear Deal

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:03am

Steve Inskeep interviews President Obama on the framework recently agreed to by Iran, which will see the nation reduce its nuclear capacity in exchange for the lifting of some international sanctions.

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Breast Milk Sold Online Contaminated With Cow's Milk

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:03am

We're not talking about just a smidge. Roughly 10 percent of samples tested contained at least 10 percent cow's milk. Doctors say the diluted milk could be dangerous for babies for several reasons.

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Obama To Scott Walker: 'Bone Up On Foreign Policy'

Tue, 04/07/2015 - 4:03am

The president weighed in on the 2016 presidential race in an interview with NPR, taking aim at GOP upstart Scott Walker for saying he would revoke any Iran deal on Day 1 of his presidency.

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