At midnight, three counterterrorism provisions in the USA Patriot Act expire — unless the Senate passes a bill already approved by the House. NPR's David Welna talks with NPR's Linda Wertheimer about what could be a dramatic day.
Iraqi pro-government forces have started efforts to take back parts of Anbar province from the so-called Islamic State. NPR's Linda Wertheimer talks to correspondent Alice Fordham about the military and political challenges ahead.
B.B. King was buried Saturday at his museum in Indianola, Miss. Fans and friends came for a public viewing and memorial service to remember King's journey from the son of poor sharecroppers to an acclaimed musician.