National News

'Steve Jobs' Biopic Releases To Skeptical (And Excited) Silicon Valley

Dawn Chmielewski of Re/code discusses how Silicon Valley may react to the film, which stars Michael Fassbender as the Apple co-founder.

Lawsuit Challenges Transgender Locker Room Access At Planet Fitness

We hear a counterargument to our conversation earlier this week about how to accommodate transgender people in gyms.

New York Attorney General Launches Inquiry Into DraftKings, FanDuel

The fantasy sports companies are under scrutiny after a DraftKings employee won $350,000 on FanDuel's site.

'I Drive Your Truck' Songwriter Now Drives Her Brother's Truck

Like the real-life story that inspired her hit song, Connie Harrington now drives a pickup truck to remember a loved one who died.

Russia Escalates Military Action In Syria

Richard Sakwa, an expert in Russia politics, discusses what Russian President Vladimir Putin is trying to do in Syria.

California Gov. Signs Bills On Drones, Assisted Suicide, Fair Pay

It's a busy time for California Governor Jerry Brown, as several pieces of significant legislation reach his desk.

How To Make Your Own Shrub For Sodas And Cocktails

The vinegar and fruit syrup can be made into a refreshing drink – or even used in sweet and savory dishes.

DJ Session: Reggae That Spans The Globe

Howard "Flagga" Duperly shares a number of artists catching his attention, from Ghana's Rocky Dawuni to British ska group The Dualers.

UAW Sets Midnight Deadline In Fiat Chrysler Negotiations

In the midst of contract negotiations with Fiat Chrysler, the United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike.

Pittsburgh Man Has An Unusual Strategy For Collecting Baseballs

Typically, fans catch balls inside the park. But on the banks of the Allegheny River, Pirates fan Pete Schell has caught hundreds of balls.