NPR’s daily afternoon news program offers an in-depth presentation of the day’s news, with some of the nation’s best reporting, commentary, and analysis. Hosted locally by Devin Yamanaka with statewide news anchored by Ed Joyce.
Secretary of State John Kerry visits Saudi Arabia to nudge the key U.S. ally to find a way out of a devastating war in Yemen. The United Nations human rights chief is calling for an international inquiry.
Women are the decisive vote in the Pennsylvania Senate race, where Democratic challenger Katie McGinty is seeking to oust GOP Sen. Pat Toomey. They are competing for women voters worried about economic and national security. The battleground is the Philadelphia-area suburbs.
The classic Greek epic poem The Illiad attributed to Homer regales the listener with tales of the siege of ancient Troy. "The World According to Sound" podcast reads the poem how it was intended — aloud and in ancient Greek.
In Syria, the U.S. is backing a Turkish offensive to kick ISIS out of towns in the north. But this comes as a nasty surprise to another U.S. ally in Syria — ethnic Kurds — who have a long enmity with Turkey.