Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson host Here & Now, a live two-hour production of NPR and WBUR Boston.
The Army is meeting its targets, but the man who runs recruiting says finding qualified candidates in the 17 to 24 age group can be difficult.
"Does the clarinet stop a bullet or does it feed a child or does it rebuild a destroyed home?" Kinan Azmeh asks. "Of course it doesn't. But... it can inspire."
U.S. officials have confirmed the authenticity of a video showing the beheading of the American journalist.
The change in the school district's policy is the culmination of a long fight by judges, government officials, advocates and attorneys.