May 24, 2013 | NPR · President Obama discussed America's counter-terrorism strategy — including the use of drones and the prison at Guantanamo Bay — during an address at the National Defense University on Thursday. He rejected the idea that the country can fight an open-ended "global war on terror."
May 24, 2013 | NPR · In Massachusetts, what's been a relatively lackluster campaign to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State John Kerry is heating up. Veteran Democratic Rep. Ed Markey is running against Republican Gabriel Gomez, a businessman and former Navy SEAL. Gomez is a political newcomer.
May 24, 2013 | NPR · David Greene talks to filmmaker Alex Gibney about the new documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks. In 2006, Julian Assange launched WikiLeaks and encouraged anyone in the world to pass on information that might expose government secrets.
May 26, 2013 | NPR · The Department of Veterans Affairs is being criticized for the shortfall in care for almost a million veterans who can't get timely compensation and have been waiting hundreds of days for help, often to no avail. But the agency says it's making progress.
May 26, 2013 | NPR · President Obama was in Moore, Okla. Sunday, surveying the damage wrought by the deadly tornado that stuck last week. He promised the federal government will be there to help during the lengthy rebuilding process.
May 26, 2013 | NPR · The heart of Tornado Alley is home to one of the fastest-growing Latino populations in the country. After last week's devastating twister, the community faces some unique challenges — including protecting vital documents and overcoming the fear of asking for help.
May 26, 2013 | NPR · When Hurricane Sandy swept through New Jersey last year, it destroyed homes and businesses. It also obliterated boardwalks — the center of social and economic life in the towns. In the months since, towns have rushed to rebuild their boardwalks, but not everyone thinks the money is well spent.
Nov 25, 2012 — The momentous life of Pulitzer Prize winner William Styron is now chronicled in more than 1,000 of his letters compiled by his widow, Rose Styron. The collection is called, Selected Letters of William Styron.