A week ago, Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor U.S. military training exercises. Correspondent Wade Goodwyn tells NPR's Arun Rath about the origin of the conspiracy theory that fueled fears of a military takeover.
NPR's Arun Rath speaks with correspondent Jason Beaubien in Monrovia, Liberia's capital, about reaction to this milestone. Although Liberians are jubilant, there's still concern about the situation in Sierra Leone and Guinea.
In the wake of an NFL report that the New England Patriots deflated footballs, Boston-based sports blogger Ben Rohrbach says he's come up with examples of cheating - including use of performance-enhancing drugs - for all the other NFL teams.