Kurdish General Slams U.S.-Syria Policy; Gen. Petraeus Calls Withdrawal 'A Betrayal'

KURDISH GENERAL SLAMS U.S.-SYRIA POLICY; GEN. PETRAEUS CALLS WITHDRAWAL 'A BETRAYAL'

Two days into a cease-fire, clashes continue along Syria's northern border. Petraeus, who once commanded U.S. forces in the region,...

Chile's Capital Engulfed In Chaos As Metro Protests Intensify

CHILE'S CAPITAL ENGULFED IN CHAOS AS METRO PROTESTS INTENSIFY

What started as a fare-dodging protest by students turned violent in Santiago on Friday, as metro stations and buses were burned and...

 
 
 
U.K. Parliament Votes To Delay Vote On Johnson's Breakthrough Brexit Plan

U.K. PARLIAMENT VOTES TO DELAY VOTE ON JOHNSON'S BREAKTHROUGH BREXIT PLAN

The Letwin Amendment, approved 322 to 306 on Saturday, will force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to request an extension to the...

Congo's KOKOKO! Makes Joyful Dance Music From Instruments Made Of Junk

CONGO'S KOKOKO! MAKES JOYFUL DANCE MUSIC FROM INSTRUMENTS MADE OF JUNK

The band couldn't afford instruments. So they made their own out of scavenged items, like kitchen pots and air-conditioner parts. On...

 
 
 

WEEK IN POLITICS

White House disarray deepened the Ukraine scandal this week and affected America's standing abroad.

WHAT OLIGARCH DMYTRO FIRTASH HAS TO DO WITH THE UKRAINE SCANDAL

NPR's Scott Simon interviews Time reporter Simon Shuster about Dmytro Firtash, a Ukrainian oligarch fighting extradition to the U.S....

 
 
 

WHERE THE 2020 DEMOCRATS STAND ON FOREIGN POLICY

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Susan Glasser of The New Yorker about the Democratic presidential candidates' foreign policy positions.

Impeachment Inquiry Update: What The Past Week Revealed About The Ukraine Affair

IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY UPDATE: WHAT THE PAST WEEK REVEALED ABOUT THE UKRAINE AFFAIR

President Trump commissioned Rudy Giuliani as his top guy for Ukraine and the White House also appointed "three amigos" to carry out...

 
 
 
California Can Expect Blackouts For A Decade, Says PG&E CEO

CALIFORNIA CAN EXPECT BLACKOUTS FOR A DECADE, SAYS PG&E CEO

PG&E is under fire for its management of last week's planned power outages that left about 800,000 customers in the dark. CEO Bill...

Boeing Pilots Detected 737 Max Flight Control Glitch Two Years Before Deadly Crash

BOEING PILOTS DETECTED 737 MAX FLIGHT CONTROL GLITCH TWO YEARS BEFORE DEADLY CRASH

One pilot messaged that the problem was "egregious" and he had "basically lied to the regulators " when he had told the FAA that the...

 
 
 
White House Adviser Peter Navarro Calls Fictional Alter Ego An 'Inside Joke'

WHITE HOUSE ADVISER PETER NAVARRO CALLS FICTIONAL ALTER EGO AN 'INSIDE JOKE'

Peter Navarro, a key architect of President Trump's trade policy, made up one of the people the adviser repeatedly quotes in his nonfiction...

JACK KEANE, RETIRED 4-STAR GENERAL, ON TRUMP'S STRATEGY ON SYRIA, ISIS AND TURKEY

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Jack Keane, a retired Army four-star-general, about President Trump's strategy on Syria, ISIS and Turkey.

 
 
 

A LOOK AT THE ETHICAL CONFLICTS TRUMP'S CHILDREN HAVE FACED

President Trump's impeachment inquiry was kicked off by his efforts to dig up compromising information on Joe Biden's son. But Trump's...

'We Didn't Believe We Would See The Sun Rise': Refugees From Syria Arrive In Iraq

'WE DIDN'T BELIEVE WE WOULD SEE THE SUN RISE': REFUGEES FROM SYRIA ARRIVE IN IRAQ

More than 2,000 refugees have crossed into Iraq since Turkey began its assault on northeastern Syria last week. Aid groups are bracing...

 
 
 

GOP REP. FRANCIS ROONEY SAYS HE SEES QUID PRO QUO IN TRUMP'S ACTIONS TOWARD UKRAINE

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Rep. Francis Rooney, R-Fla., member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. Rooney says he sees a clear...

FLORIDA REPUBLICAN REP. FRANCIS ROONEY EXPRESSED CONCERNS OVER MULVANEY'S COMMENTS

Florida Republican Rep. Francis Rooney has expressed concerns about acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's comments about...

 
 
 

CRITICISM FOLLOWS ANNOUNCEMENT THAT 2020 G7 SUMMIT WILL BE HELD AT TRUMP RESORT

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Washington Post reporter David Farenthold about criticism following news that the 2020 G7 summit will...

RECAPPING THE WEEK OF DEVELOPMENTS AND TESTIMONY IN THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

NPR's Audie Cornish wraps up a fast-moving week of developments and testimony in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump and looks...

 
 
 

HOW MUCH DO AMBASSADORS WHO WERE POLITICAL DONORS ACTUALLY INFLUENCE FOREIGN POLICY?

Every administration uses ambassadorships to reward big political donors. But unlike other political appointees, donors don't always...

WEEK IN POLITICS: CEASEFIRE IN NORTHERN SYRIA AND THE IMPEACHMENT INQUIRY

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post, and David Brooks of The New York Times about the ceasefire in northern...

 
 
 



U.K. Parliament Votes To Delay Vote On Johnson's Breakthrough Brexit Plan

U.K. Parliament Votes To Delay Vote On Johnson's Breakthrough Brexit Plan

The Letwin Amendment, approved 322 to 306 on Saturday, will force British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to request an extension to the Oct. 31 no-deal deadline. Read more ...

New Orleans to use explosives to remove cranes from collapsed Hard Rock Hotel

New Orleans to use explosives to remove cranes from collapsed Hard Rock Hotel

Authorities in New Orleans will use explosives to take down two cranes atop the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel. Officials are racing against the clock to remove the cranes... Read more ...

Sooner Schooner flips in scary crash during Oklahoma-West Virginia game

Sooner Schooner flips in scary crash during Oklahoma-West Virginia game

The Sooner Schooner, Oklahoma's horse-drawn wagon, crashed during Saturday's game against West Virginia. Read more ...

Molly McCann won on her 'worst day' after sickness struck at UFC on ESPN 6

Molly McCann won on her 'worst day' after sickness struck at UFC on ESPN 6

BOSTON - Molly McCann beat Diana Belbita with a unanimous decision Friday on the preliminary card at UFC on ESPN 6 at TD Garden in Boston. Take a look inside the fight with... Read more ...

NASCAR starting lineup at Kansas: Daniel Hemric wins pole, field set for...

NASCAR starting lineup at Kansas: Daniel Hemric wins pole, field set for Hollywood Casino 400

Kevin Harvick did not turn a qualifying lap, after first failing inspection, then finding a mechanical problem. He will start 40th. Read more ...

Titans activate top pick Simmons after torn ACL in February

Titans activate top pick Simmons after torn ACL in February

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Titans have activated first-round draft pick Jeffery Simmons , giving him a chance to make his NFL debut Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers. Read more ...

Video shows former Oregon receiver Keanon Lowe stopping high school gunman

Video shows former Oregon receiver Keanon Lowe stopping high school gunman

Keanon Lowe was able to disarm a gunman at a Portland high school earlier this year, and surveillance video captured the moment. Read more ...

UFC on ESPN 6 winner Maycee Barber agrees with Ben Askren: I'll ruin Paige...

UFC on ESPN 6 winner Maycee Barber agrees with Ben Askren: I'll ruin Paige VanZant's Instagram career

BOSTON - Maycee Barber turned heads Friday night when she brutalized Gillian Robertson with a standing TKO at UFC on ESPN 6. It took Barber less than three minutes to finish... Read more ...

Justin Amash Claims 'Hillary Clinton Is A Donald Trump Asset'

Justin Amash Claims 'Hillary Clinton Is A Donald Trump Asset'

The Michigan congressman rebuked Clinton's suggestion that Tulsi Gabbard is a Russian asset, warning it helps Trump. Read more ...

Everton beats West Ham 2-0 to end losing streak

Everton beats West Ham 2-0 to end losing streak

LIVERPOOL, England - Bernard scored from a tight angle in the first half and substitute Gylfi Sigurdsson added a late second from distance as Everton beat West Ham 2-0 Saturday... Read more ...