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The former secretary of defense says that even stepping up the rules of engagement for U.S. troops in Iraq might not keep ISIS in check. "There's no certainty about any of this," he says.
At least 43 people were killed in what is being described as the worst gun battle with drug gangs in recent memory.
Bikers claim that many who were arrested in the Waco, Texas, brawl last week were simply in the wrong place at the wrong time. But police say the bikers were "known criminal gang members."
Yet another English monarch might be buried underneath an English parking lot. Scott Simon has more.
The recall of Takata airbags this week was the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. NPR's Scott Simon talks to correspondent Sonari Glinton about how and when companies announce a recall.
Results are coming in from Ireland's vote on same-sex marriage. It's not just a referendum on gay rights; it's also a litmus test for how much this socially conservative country has changed recently.
Josh Duggar of TLC's 19 Kids and Counting admitted "wrongdoing" amid media reports that he allegedly fondled underage girls as a teenager. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with TV critic Eric Deggans.