6:27am

Thu July 14, 2011
Middle East

Britain Watches As Others Call For Change In Syria

The Obama administration stopped short of calling for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to resign after Assad loyalists attacked the U.S. Embassy in Damascus. The public posture on Syria is changing as Assad's regime continues its brutal crackdown on protesters. Britain's Foreign Officer Minister Alistair Burt talks to Steve Inskeep about the situation in Syria.

6:22am

Thu July 14, 2011
Africa

Libyan Rebels Fight To Maintain Control Of Gualish

There's been more fighting in western Libya as forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi moved to retake control of a village that fell to rebel fighters earlier this week. As news of the latest attack spread, young rebels in the mountain town of Zintan jumped into cars and trucks heading to the front. Civilians fled in the other direction to escape the bombardment.

4:34am

Thu July 14, 2011
Asia

India Says No Leads In Mumbai Bomb Attacks

No one has claimed responsibility for a trio of bomb blasts in India's commercial capital of Mumbai that killed at least 17 people and wounded dozens, as police sifted through clues Thursday to determine who might have carried out the attacks.

Government officials said they have yet to rule out any group or motive. Despite 2008 attacks by gunmen in the city blamed on Pakistan-linked militants, the officials have been careful not to point fingers at Islamabad for Wednesday's bombings.

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4:00am

Thu July 14, 2011
Media

Will News Corp.'s Scandal Spread To The U.S.?

The phone-hacking charges involving Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. has mostly been a British scandal. But the tentacles of his empire extend far beyond Britain. Ken Auletta, media writer for The New Yorker, talks to Mary Louise Kelly about the scope of the News Corp. media empire.

4:00am

Thu July 14, 2011
Media

Murdoch's News Corp. Still In Damage Control Mode

Rupert Murdoch's media company has been under fire for a phone-hacking scandal in Britain. On Wednesday, News Corp. announced it was withdrawing a bid to buy full interest in the British broadcast company BSkyB. Murdoch has suffered a stunning loss of political influence in Britain.

4:00am

Thu July 14, 2011
Economy

Fed Official: It's Time For Rates To Go Up

As negotiations continue over the nation's deficit and debt ceiling, Thomas Hoenig is calling on the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates. Hoenig, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, says low rates have helped big banks but they're not allowing average people to save. Hoenig talks to Stave Inskeep about his ideas and what they could mean for the economy.

4:00am

Thu July 14, 2011
Business

Business News

Mary Louise Kelly has business news.

4:00am

Thu July 14, 2011
Around the Nation

I-405's Closure Will Be A 'Nightmare' For L.A. Drivers

Southern Californians are calling it Carpacoplypse and Carmagadden. This weekend, Interstate 405 in Los Angeles will shut down completely for construction. The closure is causing a certain amount of panic.

4:00am

Thu July 14, 2011
Space

Astronauts Enjoy NASA's Version Of Shrimp Cocktail

What do astronauts eat aboard the space shuttle? Mary Louise Kelly and Steve Inskeep report on the culinary delights of space.

12:01am

Thu July 14, 2011
Planet Money

Fewer Foreclosures Now. More Foreclosures Later.

Originally published on Mon May 7, 2012 12:43 pm

Joe Raedle Getty Images

The number of homes in foreclosure fell sharply in the first half of this year. But that doesn't mean the housing market is getting better.

It just means the foreclosure process has stalled as lenders and state attorneys general try to work out a settlement over the robosigning scandal.

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