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NPR's Neal Conan reflects on his 11 years of hosting Talk of the Nation and thanks some of the influential contributors to the show along the way. After 36 years at NPR, Conan signs off.
When it comes to buying cars, there has been a growth in lending to people with sub-prime credit. Lenders are also extending loan terms. But both could be signs of danger.
"Do I spend my time raising money, or do I spend my time raising hell?" the Maryland Democrat asked, announcing she will not seek a sixth term in the Senate.
The Government Accountability Office says the federal government should take steps to reduce the number of prescriptions for dementia patients who don't reside in nursing homes.
He once said: "Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." That quote often comes up in the context of new technology.
NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Ari Shavit of Haaretz about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, where he'll make his case against an American nuclear deal with Iran. Shavit says that while Israelis share Netanyahu's concerns about Iran, they worry his approach and visit to Congress will erode relations with the U.S.