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11:37am

Tue November 22, 2011

11:25am

Tue November 22, 2011
The Two-Way

Seven More Years In Prison For Blagojevich Adviser Tony Rezko

Antoin "Tony" Rezko, who was an adviser and fundraiser for convicted former Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) and also raised money for then-state Sen. Barack Obama before Obama's election to the U.S. Senate in 2004, was sentenced today to serve seven more years in prison.

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11:22am

Tue November 22, 2011
Around the Nation

Asking For Quiet: How To Defuse Thanksgiving Spats

Originally published on Thu November 24, 2011 5:00 am

When families get together for Thanksgiving, spirited discussions can sometimes break out at the table.
Vanda Grigorovic iStockphoto.com

The Thanksgiving holiday offers a chance to connect with family and enjoy a relaxing meal. But it doesn't always happen that way — especially when political arguments break out at the table. We asked our audience to share their stories on NPR's Facebook page, and the responses came rolling in.

Stef Work echoed the sentiment of many, saying, "I don't think I am alone when I find the visits too long and the social graces too few."

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11:14am

Tue November 22, 2011
The Picture Show

Photographer Captures Plight Of The Tiger

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 9:14 am

Dara Arista, 8, holds a photo of Sheila in front of the tiger's cage at the zoo in Jambi, Indonesia. Poachers had slaughtered Sheila during the night.
Steve Winter National Geographic

Showcasing the perils that tigers face today was a challenging assignment for National Geographic photographer Steve Winter — but not for the reason you might think.

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11:08am

Tue November 22, 2011
The Two-Way

Ala. Immigration Law Back In Spotlight After Mercedes-Benz Exec Is Arrested

Originally published on Tue November 22, 2011 11:37 am

Foliage is seen on the engine hood of a Mercedes Benz.
Joerg Sarbach ASSOCIATED PRESS

Last week, a Mercedes-Benz executive was stopped by police in Alabama because his rental car did not have a license plate. He had a German identification card but had left his passport and driver's license at his hotel.

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