Islamist fighters have been playing a larger role in the Syrian conflict, and the most prominent single group is Jabhat al-Nusra. One of its fighters sat down with NPR and spoke about the group.
Carl reads three news-related limericks: Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite; Safety Pants; The Flat Pack Hotel.
Our panelists tell three stories about attempts to improve your commute.
Our panelists answer questions about the week's news: Herbie, The Hate Bug.
More questions for the panel: The Beercliner; and The Holiest Jeans.
Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: The Chatty Senator; The Worm and The Dear Leader; and Fly the Friendly and Knife-y Skies.
Our panelists predict, who will be the next person to filibuster and why?
Baxter is billed by his makers as a "collaborative manufacturing robot." It can work alongside humans to do simple, repetitive tasks. While some analysts fear that automation like this will kill jobs, Baxter's inventor says such robots could preserve jobs by helping the U.S. remain competitive.