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U.S. Shelves Program Intended To Train Syrian Rebels

The U.S. will shift the focus to training so-called "enablers" in Turkey. Those leaders of opposition groups will gather intelligence and coordinate airstrikes with existing fighters.

Beyond The 'Like' Button: Facebook Comes To Our Emotional Rescue

Facebook reveals new emojis it's testing to expand the iconic "Like" button. All Tech Considered welcomes a new host, who tries to explain her vision for the blog using Facebook's seven "Reactions."

SS United States, Once A Marvel Of Technology, May Be Sold For Scrap

The ship's conservancy has retained a broker to explore the potential sale of "America's Flagship" to a responsible, U.S.-based metals recycler if no investor comes forward by Oct. 31.

California Approves A Sweeping Digital Privacy Law

The bill was signed into law on Thursday by Gov. Jerry Brown. The law requires a warrant before any business turns over clients' metadata or digital communications to the government.

Kevin McCarthy Gone, In 60 Seconds

After McCarthy dropped out of the House speakership race, there was a chaotic outpouring of reaction from Republicans. Listen in like a fly on the wall in that Capitol Hill hallway.

Shooting At Northern Arizona University Campus: 1 Dead, 3 Injured

NAU Police Chief G.T. Fowler says the shooting stems from a conflict that developed between two groups of students, saying that one of the students "produced a handgun" and opened fire.

'We Did It Together,' Says Tunisian Co-Winner Of 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

The National Dialogue Quartet stepped in during the violent summer of 2013, when Tunisia was sliding toward a civil war in the wake of its 2011 Jasmine Revolution.

Remembering Paul Prudhomme, The Louisiana Chef Who 'Made Magic'

The New Orleans chef changed the way the world saw Louisiana cooking. He has died at the age of 75.

On Campus, Older Faculty Keep On Keepin' On

Many professors are postponing retirement, and colleges say it's hurting their efforts to cut costs.

North Charleston Will Pay Walter Scott's Family $6.5 Million

The city has reached a multi-million dollar settlement with the family of the unarmed black man shot and killed by a white police officer in April.