Inside the quiet at Best Buy: Company's founder prepares 'due diligence' Best Buy has fallen out the headlines lately. Things quieted after founder Dick Schulze and the company's board agreed on a process that would allow Schulze to make an offer to buy Best Buy outright and take the company private. Despite the silence, there's a great deal of work going on behind the scenes.4:49 p.m.
Walz and Quist meet for first debate A first debate between Congressman Tim Walz and his Republican challenger, former state Rep. Allen Quist, included feisty exchanges on the economy, jobs and the Affordable Care Act.5:19 p.m.
Netanyahu Renews Calls For 'Clear Red Line' On Iran
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas addressed the UN General Assembly on Thursday. Netanyahu called for clear red lines on Iran. Abbas accused Israel of carrying out terrorist attacks by destroying settlements in the West Bank.
Questions Still Linger After U.S. Consulate Attack
Two weeks after the attacks that killed the U.S. Ambassador to Libya and three other Americans, there is still confusion about what exactly happened and whether the United States might have prevented the tragedy. Critics of the Obama administration accuse the White House of dissembling about the attack. NPR's Dina Temple-Raston talks to Melissa Block.
Catholic Bishops Ramp Up Same-Sex Marriage Fight
When the archbishop of Newark, N.J., said that people who support same-sex marriage should refrain from communion, he was just one of several bishops taking aim at such unions. His comments came on the heels of the Bishops' campaign about contraception and they have led some see to see it as a political move.
American Airlines Fliers Fed Up As Labor Clash Rages
It hasn't exactly been a barrel of fun flying American Airlines lately. The carrier, which is in bankruptcy, is in a bitter contract dispute with its pilots union. Its on-time performance has plummeted while cancellations are way up. Meanwhile, some of American's best customers are rethinking their loyalty.
'Angry Birds' Spinoff Flies To Top Of iTunes Charts
On Thursday, Rovio — the company behind the hit mobile game "Angry Birds" — released a new game. "Bad Piggies" is a spinoff of "Angry Birds" and its already among the top downloads in the iTunes App Store. Robert Siegel talks to Ina Fried, senior editor at All Things Digital about how profitable "Angry Birds" has been and whether Rovio can replicate its success.
Aurora, Colo., Tries To Capitalize On Its Ethnic Riches
The city is surprisingly diverse, with more than 90 languages spoken in its public schools. Local officials and residents are working to turn that diversity into an economic advantage — but creating a sense of community among such diverse groups is no small challenge.
Health Benefits Of Tea: Milking It Or Not
In many cultures, milk and tea are natural pairs, while in others, not so much. But if you're drinking tea for health, you might want to hold the milk, because there is some evidence it diminishes the benefits.
Romney Talks Economy, Military Cuts In Virginia
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney campaigned with veterans in Northern Virginia on Thursday. And like President Obama, he was in territory that voted for the opposite party four years ago.