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The CIA and its defenders disagree with the Senate Intelligence Committee report on whether enhanced interrogations prevented a group of 17 Pakistanis from attacking the U.S. just after Sept. 11.
The agreement comes as several "multi-employer" pension plans are insolvent. The federal government guarantees those plans' benefits, but might not be able to handle all of them failing at once.
Material tacked onto the authorization bill adds 250,000 acres of new wilderness, expands national parks, and moves toward a national women's history museum. 'Ethically, it stinks,' says Sen. Coburn.
Utilities say consumers who put solar panels on their roofs should help pay to maintain the lines that carry the power they sell back into the system. Panel leasing firms say that's anti-competitive.
Deep Down Dark by Hector Tobar...
Welcome to the first meeting of NPR's new book club! We're reading Hector Tobar's account of 33 men who were trapped for 69 days in a Chilean mine. Send us your questions; we may read them on-air.
Johnnie Walker Black Label has teamed up with an Edinburgh university to invent cloth that emits a subtle aroma of liquor, a scent the researchers say some find attractive.