"South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) signed a law Tuesday requiring women to wait three days after meeting with a doctor to have an abortion, the longest waiting period in the nation," The Associated Press reports.
Allied forces carried out a third night of airstrikes in Libya Monday, enforcing the U.N.-sanctioned no-fly zone to stop the advancement of forces loyal to Libyan leader Mohammar Gadhafi.
On today's Fresh Air, George Washington University political scientist Marc Lynch explains how the future of Libya has become a key part in the rapidly changing transformation of the Arab world — and why the United States and its allies decided to intervene.
There's a major fire now raging at Egypt's Interior Ministry in Cairo.
Reuters says the fire is tearing "through a building in the Egyptian Interior Ministry compound in central Cairo ... and a ministry source said it was probably linked to a protest by police over pay and conditions."
There's at least one story every day that's just so weird it gets lots of attention — even if it isn't important in any way, shape or form.
Here's a classic example.
As host Steve Inskeep said on Morning Edition, when a man in San Antonio heard this weekend that the seven Beefy Crunch Burritos he'd just ordered at Taco Bell had gone up in price by 50 cents each, "it was just too much." He allegedly fired an air gun at an employee and then took off.