Former Rep. Jane Harman of California became a leading voice on national security following the attacks on Sept. 11. Harman was the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. She talks with Steve Inskeep about the death of Osama bin Laden.
They always had men on the front cover. Tall, handsome, rugged men — their rifles slung across the saddle, looking towards the dusty green, burnt sienna buttes of Colorado or New Mexico.
My uncle Thaddeus kept two stacks on the dinged-up coffee table, and another on the laminated kitchen dinette. Sometimes, I'd slip my hand behind the recliner cushion and find one that had slipped down the back, chased by crinkled candy wrappers.
Embassies of the U.S., Britain and Italy were attacked and burned this weekend after a NATO airstrike reportedly killed one of the sons of Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi. NPR's Lourdes Garcia Navarro says Britain responded to the embassy attacks by kicking out the Libyan ambassador.
Osama bin Laden has been killed in a firefight in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Dan Byman, a senior fellow and director of research at the Brookings Institution's Saban Center for Middle East Policy, talks to Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne about bin Laden's death. Byman was a professional staff member on the Sept. 11 Commission.
A computer programmer who The Associated Press reports is 33-years-old and lives in Abbottabad, Pakisan, Athar tweeted throughout the night about what he was hearing — without realizing for hours what was happening.
Osama bin Laden has been killed by U.S. forces in a firefight in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne talk to Steve Coll of the New America Foundation and NPR's Tom Gjelten about the death of Osama bin Laden.