Potential Republican presidential contender Donald Trump has been talking about it a lot lately, so stories about those who still insist there are questions about whether President Obama was born in Hawaii have been back in the news.
The president's half-sister, Maya Soetoro-Ng, says it's time for such talk to stop.
As we learn more about just where the $38 billion in fiscal year 2011 federal budget cuts will come from, news stories are making it appear that the spending reductions will be less historic than both the White House and congressional leaders from both parties have been advertising.
Iman al-Obeidi has now had the chance to speak with journalists — without officials from Moammar Gadhafi's regime listening in — about the rapes and torture she says she endured at the hands of men loyal to Gadhafi.
NPR's Lourdes Garcia-Navarro, accompanied by a correspondent from The Associated Press, interviewed Obeidi in Tripoli on Monday and reported about the conversation on Morning Edition today.