June 19, 2013 | NPR · Now that the U.S. military has officially agreed to allow women into combat roles, let's examine how quickly the various branches are moving to make that happen. The overall process is expected to take years.
June 19, 2013 | NPR · The conventional shorthand for the IRS scandal is that employees "targeted" conservative groups for extra scrutiny in the applications for tax-exempt status. Except, as an inspector general's report showed, it wasn't just conservative groups that got extra scrutiny. Plenty of liberal groups had to produce extensive documentation answer dozens of questions, too.
June 19, 2013 | NPR · A keen eye and extensive knowledge of feathers allows forensic ornithologist Carla Dove (yes, that's her name) figure out from feather and bone fragments which type of bird crashed into a plane or was eaten by a snake. But the expertise has an uncertain future.