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Governing
8:00 am
Sat June 21, 2014

With IRS, Email Lost Could Be More Alarming Than A Cover-Up

Originally published on Sat June 21, 2014 11:52 am

A former IRS director's missing emails reminded some of the gap on Richard Nixon's Watergate tapes. Columnist Megan McArdle tells NPR's Scott Simon the disappearance indicates bigger problems within the agency.

Iraq
8:00 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Iraq Turmoil Reignites A Decade-Old Debate

Originally published on Sat June 21, 2014 11:52 am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with political correspondent Tamara Keith about the reaction to President Obama's decision to send up to 300 military advisers to Iraq.

Iraq
8:00 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Will U.S. Military Advisers Be Enough To Secure Iraq?

Originally published on Sat June 21, 2014 11:52 am

President Obama says he'll send military advisers to Iraq, but not combat forces. NPR's Scott Simon talks to retired Army Col. Derek Harvey about whether that's enough to help regain stability.

Around the Nation
8:00 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Trump Stands Firm On Giant Chicago Sign

Originally published on Sat June 21, 2014 11:52 am

Donald Trump and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel are warring over a sign on the side of a skyscraper bearing Trump's name. The mayor wants it removed, but Trump has emphatically said no, via the media.

National Security
8:00 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Report Of Drone Crashes A 'Record Of Calamity'

Originally published on Sat June 21, 2014 11:52 am

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