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In Scotland History Is Made... But At A Golf Club

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews voted to allow women for the first time in its 260 year history.

Billionaire GOP Donor Finally Opens Checkbook For 2014

Sheldon Adelson, the Las Vegas casino magnate, is giving $20 million to GOP-oriented "social welfare" groups for use in midterm campaigns.

The Complicated Southern History Of Teddy Roosevelt

A Ken Burns documentary airing on GPB–TV this week spans a hundred years of history focusing on the remarkable legacy of the Roosevelt family. GPB's Bobbie Battista sat down with Burns to talk about the Roosevelt's connection to Georgia.

Senate Approves Measure To Arm And Train Syrian Rebels

The measure, approved in rare bipartisan fashion by both chambers, is now headed to President Obama's desk.

In Sierra Leone, A Lockdown ... Or A Time To Reflect?

Sierra Leoneans scramble for supplies as a three-day, countrywide lockdown approaches. International medical professionals doubt the move will do much to halt the spread of Ebola.

A Coastal Paradise Confronts Its Watery Future

With rising seas, cities like Satellite Beach, Fla., are debating options: defend the shoreline to avoid destruction, or retreat, withdrawing homes and businesses from the water's edge.

Larry Ellison Steps Down As Oracle's CEO

Safra Catz and Mark Hurd will be co-CEOs. Ellison, who co-founded Oracle in 1977, was named executive chairman of the board and Oracle's chief technology officer.

Court Says Navy Investigators Illegally Scan Civilian Computers

At issue is a Navy investigation that snagged a civilian trading in child porn. The appeals court said the actions violated the Posse Comitatus Act, which bars the military from enforcing state laws.

Breaking A Song Apart, Note By Note

"It's about us breaking up as a couple and also about changing weather," Phil Elverum says of "I Want Wind To Blow," the opener from The Microphones' 2001 album, The Glow Pt. 2.

Look, Mom, I Finally Made It To Broadway!

NPR's Michel Martin will sit down with a panel of award-winning playwrights to ask about diversity in theater. Follow here or join us on Twitter on Friday at 7 p.m. ET, using #NPRMichel.

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