May 21, 2013 | KGOU · It's been a difficult night for rescuers in the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore. Crews have been digging through what's left of neighborhoods searching for survivors after Monday's deadly tornado.
May 21, 2013 | NPR · IRS and Treasury officials can expect a hard time in their appearances on Capitol Hill Tuesday. A key question that so far has not gotten much attention: How did it come to be that social welfare organizations became vehicles for political activity?
May 21, 2013 | KHN · In Texas, it may be politically unwise to cross the governor, but some politicians and advocates in the poor Rio Grande Valley are starting to speak out in support of expanding Medicaid. Gov. Rick Perry opposes all parts of Obamacare.
May 18, 2013 | NPR · NPR's Ari Shapiro joins host Scott Simon to talk about the Obama administration's week. The president was buffeted by revelations that the IRS had targeted Tea Party groups seeking tax-exempt status and that the Justice Department had subpoenaed reporter phone records. On top of that, Republicans continue to allege that the White House engaged in a cover-up of talking points about the attack in Benghazi, Libya.
May 19, 2013 | NPR · Controversies dominated this past week's political headlines, leaving the Obama White House on the defensive, trying to contain any lasting damage. Host Rachel Martin talks with NPR's Mara Liasson.
Sep 22, 2012 — A big dog celebrates a big birthday this year: Norman Bridwell's beloved Clifford was born in 1962. Bridwell says he was "shocked" when it was accepted for publication. "I'd never written anything before," he says.