Child Pornography Bill Makes Privacy Experts Skittish

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/139875599/139925676" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy breaks ice to support scientific research in the Arctic Ocean near Barrow, Alaska, in this file photo from July 2006 provided by the Coast Guard. In addition to the medium-class Healy, the U.S. just has two polar-class icebreakers — one of which will be decommissioned soon. Prentice Danner/AP hide caption

toggle caption Prentice Danner/AP

In The Arctic Race, The U.S. Lags Behind

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/139681324/139777061" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In this July 27 file photo, Sen. Patty Murray speaks as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid listens at a news conference on Capitol Hill. Reid announced earlier this month he's naming Murray to co-chair a powerful supercommittee charged with finding more than $1 trillion in deficit cuts this fall. J.Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

toggle caption J.Scott Applewhite/AP

Can Low-Key Sen. Murray Guide Supercommittee?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/139735105/139735803" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Washington Department of Transportation surveyors Mark McDonald (left) and Richard Torres work atop Alaskan Way Viaduct in downtown Seattle in 2009. The viaduct, which was constructed in the 1950s, is slated to be replaced by a deep-bore tunnel. A 2001 earthquake seriously weakened the structure, and engineers say another hard shake could bring it down. Stephen Brashear/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption Stephen Brashear/Getty Images

Future Of Shaky Viaduct Divides Seattle Residents

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/139639896/139680625" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Lawsuit: Apple, Publishers Colluded On E-Book Prices

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/139517569/139520622" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Today, Seattle's Pike Place Market is a bustling tourist spot — where visitors come to buy lattes at the original Starbucks and watch vendors throw fish. But in the late 1970s, the market was a dicier place. And Lowen Clausen — a Seattle cop turned Seattle crime writer — would know. papalars via Flickr hide caption

toggle caption papalars via Flickr

A Former Cop Sets His Crime Scene In Seattle

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/138957132/138975699" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Preparing For Debt Fallout In The Nation's West

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/138844202/138849202" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Two Washington State Women Weigh In On Debt Talks

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/138761680/138761653" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The Dalles Dam along the Columbia River, in Dalles, Ore. Five wind power companies asked federal regulators June 13 to stop the region's main transmission utility from shutting them down at night. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

toggle caption Rick Bowmer/AP

When Water Overpowers, Wind Farms Get Steamed

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/137589667/137594432" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A screen shot of Google Plus.   hide caption

toggle caption  

Facebook's Newest Challenger: Google Plus

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/137507567/137504389" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In central Idaho, local hostility to wolves expresses itself on signs along the highway. Many residents don't like the wolves because the animals kill elk, livestock and pets. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Martin Kaste/NPR

Gray Wolf In Cross Hairs Again After Delisting

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/137172486/137361323" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Libyans wait in line at a bank in Benghazi in February. The National Transitional Council in the rebel-held city is continuing to pay government salaries and unemployment stipends. Hussein Malla/AP hide caption

toggle caption Hussein Malla/AP

If Gadhafi Falls, Could The Rebels Run Libya?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/136649200/136669835" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

NATO Unleashes Intense Air Strike On Tripoli

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/136620243/136620719" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

At the rebels' outdoor machine shop, they rehabilitate antique automatic weapons and sometimes redesign them. Saleh Likhfayfe shows off the new "grip" welded onto a salvaged machine gun. Martin Kaste/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Martin Kaste/NPR

Libyan Rebels Restore Old Weapons, Wait For New

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/136503968/136587820" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Rebels were trying to keep the world's attention on Libya, with lights aimed at the news media and aid workers in Benghazi on Sunday night. Zintan is a town in western Libya — a region that rebels hope will also soon be out of the Gadhafi regime's control. Jonathan Blakley/NPR hide caption

toggle caption Jonathan Blakley/NPR