Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
On day two of the government shutdown, the effects are starting to be felt around the country.
One struggle for states is how to keep doors open at clinics that administer food assistance to some 9 million low-income women and children.
NPR’s Allison Aubrey joins us to talk about the shutdown’s affect on federal food assistance and other health and nutrition programs.
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.