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Car Bomb Kills at Least 20 in Kirkuk

At least 20 people are killed when a car bomb explodes near a crowd of men seeking jobs with the Iraqi National Guard in Kirkuk. It's the latest in a series of attacks targeting Iraq's nascent security forces. Hear NPR's Scott Simon and Rajiv Chandrasekeran of "The Washington Post".

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Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.