NPR News http://krwg.org en New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna http://krwg.org/post/new-us-rules-protect-giant-bluefin-tuna In an effort to reduce the number of giant <a href="http://www.fishwatch.gov/seafood_profiles/species/tuna/species_pages/atl_bluefin_tuna.htm">bluefin tuna</a> killed by fishing fleets, the U.S. is putting out new rules about commercial fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and parts of the western Atlantic. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:44:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 73860 at http://krwg.org For Men's Rights Groups, Feminism Has Come At The Expense Of Men http://krwg.org/post/mens-rights-groups-feminism-has-come-expense-men This summer, a few hundred men and a handful of women gathered in a VFW hall near Detroit to attend what organizers billed as the first International Conference on Men's Issues.<p>The crowd wasn't huge, but it was enthusiastic. The event was a real-world gathering organized by the website A Voice for Men, part of an informal collection of websites, chat rooms and blogs focused on what's known as the men's rights movement. Speaker after speaker insisted that history would remember this moment.<p>"It's happening here. It's happening now. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:42:00 +0000 Joel Rose 73866 at http://krwg.org For Men's Rights Groups, Feminism Has Come At The Expense Of Men Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks? http://krwg.org/post/should-local-police-get-militarys-extra-armored-trucks Mine-resistant, ambush-protected troop carriers, known as MRAPs, were built to withstand bomb blasts. They can weigh nearly 20 tons, and many U.S. troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan are alive today because of them. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:35:00 +0000 David Welna 73867 at http://krwg.org Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks? Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola http://krwg.org/post/another-american-doctor-liberia-tests-positive-ebola Another American missionary doctor has tested positive for Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia. He is the third American health care worker to contract the virus.<p>The name of the doctor, who worked for the Christian aid group SIM, has not been released. But the group said in a <a href="http://www.simusa.org/content/ebolacrisis/4572/sim_missionary_doctor_in_liberia_tests_positive_for_ebola">statement</a> that he did not treat Ebola patients. Instead, he saw obstetrics patients at the organization's main ELWA hospital, which is separate from its Ebola isolation unit. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:29:00 +0000 Linda Poon 73861 at http://krwg.org Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola Detroit's Fiscal Future Rests With A Federal Judge http://krwg.org/post/detroits-fiscal-future-rests-federal-judge <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Detroit%27s+Fiscal+Future+Rests+With+A+Federal+Judge&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA5Njc0ODg4MDEzNDA5MTE5NDRhNDMzYw004)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:08:00 +0000 Quinn Klinefelter 73862 at http://krwg.org Faced With Ukrainian Turmoil, NATO Considers New 'Rapid Reaction Force' http://krwg.org/post/faced-ukrainian-turmoil-nato-considers-new-rapid-reaction-force <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Faced+With+Ukrainian+Turmoil%2C+NATO+Considers+New+%27Rapid+Reaction+Force%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA5Njc0ODg4MDEzNDA5MTE5NDRhNDMzYw004)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:08:00 +0000 editor 73863 at http://krwg.org Changes At The 'Post' Mark A Break From Paper's Storied Past http://krwg.org/post/changes-post-mark-break-papers-storied-past Tech billionaire Jeff Bezos, owner of <em>The Washington Post</em>, has announced he's replacing the paper's current publisher with Frederick Ryan, one of the founders of Politico. Katharine Weymouth's departure represents the end of a storied connection between the Graham publishing family and the <em>Post</em>. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:08:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 73864 at http://krwg.org Islamic State Video Appears To Show Beheading Of A New U.S. Journalist http://krwg.org/post/islamic-state-video-appears-show-beheading-new-us-journalist <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Islamic+State+Video+Appears+To+Show+Beheading+Of+A+New+U.S.+Journalist&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA5Njc0ODg4MDEzNDA5MTE5NDRhNDMzYw004)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:08:00 +0000 Melissa Block 73865 at http://krwg.org Homes On The Grange: The Storied Tents Of A Pa. Fair http://krwg.org/post/homes-grange-storied-tents-pa-fair <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Homes+On+The+Grange%3A+The+Storied+Tents+Of+A+Pa.+Fair&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEyMzg0OTk0MDEzODE1MjM2ODE2ODgyMg004)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:08:00 +0000 Emily Reddy 73868 at http://krwg.org When A Home Poses Health Risks, The Floor May Be The Culprit http://krwg.org/post/when-home-poses-health-risks-floor-may-be-culprit Most of us overlook the ground beneath our feet. But when Gayatri Datar, 28, looks at the floor, she sees an opportunity to improve public health.<p>A research trip to Rwanda last year, when she was a Stanford University M.B.A. student, transformed Datar's perspective. "I kept seeing dirt floors," she recalls.<strong> </strong>For those who had to live and sleep on them, "it was clearly an unsanitary environment. Dust is kicked up in the dry season. In the rainy season, there are puddles. It's a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:57:00 +0000 Hannah Bloch 73846 at http://krwg.org When A Home Poses Health Risks, The Floor May Be The Culprit Islamic State Claims It Has Beheaded Second American Journalist http://krwg.org/post/reports-islamic-state-claims-it-has-beheaded-second-american-journalist An Islamic radical group released a video on Tuesday that purportedly shows the beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff.<p>The Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, had threatened Sotloff's life when it <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/08/20/341836683/video-purports-to-show-beheading-of-u-s-journalist-by-militants">released a video showing the beheading of American journalist James Foley</a> two weeks ago.<p>At the time, the militants said Sotloff's life depended on the actions of the U.S. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:47:00 +0000 editor 73847 at http://krwg.org Islamic State Claims It Has Beheaded Second American Journalist Celebrity Photo Leak Puts Spotlight On The Cloud, And Security http://krwg.org/post/celebrity-photo-leak-puts-spotlight-cloud-and-security The FBI and Apple are looking into how private photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrities were stolen, in an apparent breach of security that is raising new questions about storing personal information online.<p>"This is a flagrant violation of privacy," Lawrence's spokeswoman said Sunday, after nude images of the actress and others began to emerge online. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:06:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 73845 at http://krwg.org Using Technology To Counter Police Mistrust Is Complicated http://krwg.org/post/using-technology-counter-police-mistrust-complicated Outfitting police officers with body cameras seems to be the most concrete solution to come out of the police misconduct accusations in Ferguson, Mo. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:10:00 +0000 Elise Hu 73842 at http://krwg.org Using Technology To Counter Police Mistrust Is Complicated Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin's 'I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks' Quote http://krwg.org/post/kremlin-disputes-veracity-putins-i-can-take-kiev-two-weeks-quote The Kremlin is disputing the context of a controversial quote attributed to Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p><a href="http://www.repubblica.it/esteri/2014/09/01/news/ucraina_il_ricatto_di_putin_sul_vertice_europeo_se_voglio_prendo_kiev_in_due_settimane-94791280/?ref=HRER1-1">As Italy's La Repubblica reported</a>, Putin allegedly issued a defiant warning to European Commission President José Manuel Barros during a phone call.<p><a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/09/01/putin-russia-kiev-ukraine_n_5747362.html">According to a translation by the Huffington Post U.K.</a>, Barros first Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:06:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 73838 at http://krwg.org Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin's 'I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks' Quote Sharing Risk Can Help Tame The Cost Of Infertility Treatment http://krwg.org/post/shared-risk-programs-help-tame-cost-infertility-treatment Infertility treatment is a numbers game in some respects: How many treatments will it take to conceive a child? And how much can you afford?<p>Even as insurance plans are modestly improving their coverage of such treatments, clinics and others are coming up with creative ways to cover the costs to help would-be parents reduce their risk for procedures that can run tens of thousands of dollars. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:04:00 +0000 editor 73832 at http://krwg.org Sharing Risk Can Help Tame The Cost Of Infertility Treatment 32 Teens Escape From Nashville-Area Detention Center http://krwg.org/post/32-teens-escape-nashville-area-detention-center Police near Nashville spent the night raking the city with dogs and helicopters in search of 32 teens who escaped from a detention center in Bordeaux, Tenn.<p>Blake Farmer of NPR member station WPLN tells our Newscast unit that 17 of them are still on the loose. Blake sent this report:<p><blockquote><p>"Young men were found hiding in drainage pipes and in bushes, according to WZTV. The mass exodus started around 11 p.m. during a shift change. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:45:00 +0000 editor 73828 at http://krwg.org Targeting Al-Shabab Leadership, U.S. Launches Airstrikes In Somalia http://krwg.org/post/targeting-al-shabab-leadership-us-launches-airstrikes-somalia The United States conducted airstrikes in Somalia late Monday, targeting the leadership of the al-Qaida affiliate al-Shabab.<p>Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John F. Kirby <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/02/world/africa/us-undertakes-military-operation-against-shabab-in-somalia.html?hpw&rref=world&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=HpHedThumbWell&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well&_r=1">tells <em>The New York Times</em></a> that the U.S. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:50:00 +0000 editor 73823 at http://krwg.org Man Who Tried To Shut Down Boy's Lemonade Stand Investigated http://krwg.org/post/man-who-tried-shut-down-boys-lemonade-stand-investigated <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Man+Who+Tried+To+Shut+Down+Boy%27s+Lemonade+Stand+Investigated&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm David Greene. Last week, we told you about a spat between a 12-year-old boy selling lemonade and his 61-year-old neighbor. Doug Wilkey of Dunedin, Florida, said young T.J. Guerrero's lemonade was an illegal business. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:03:00 +0000 editor 73820 at http://krwg.org Officials Try To Lure Birds Away From Blast Site http://krwg.org/post/officials-try-lure-birds-away-blast-site <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Officials+Try+To+Lure+Birds+Away+From+Blast+Site&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyMTc0MTg1MDEyNTUxMTQxMDRkODNiYw004)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:56:00 +0000 editor 73819 at http://krwg.org A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras http://krwg.org/post/photos-north-koreas-former-leaders-are-ominipresent German photojournalist Julia Leeb made two trips inside North Korea in 2012 and 2013, and she took photos that offer a glimpse into perhaps the most isolated and mysterious country in the world.<p>She's collected some of what she saw in a new book of photographs called <em>North Korea: Anonymous Country</em>. She hoped to capture life as best she could, given the restrictions on her travel.<p>On both trips, Leeb traveled on tourist visas, and she had to sign an agreement that she was there as a tourist and not for any other purpose. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:07:00 +0000 editor 73817 at http://krwg.org A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras Journalist Charles Bowden Dies At 69 http://krwg.org/post/journalist-charles-bowden-dies-69 <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Journalist+Charles+Bowden+Dies+At+69&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNzgwMzIyMDEyMTQ4NzkxNDM0OWYxYg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: <p>Next, we'll remember an influential writer on the borderland between the United States and Mexico. Charles Bowden had died. He was an investigative reporter who covered the region's drug wars. In 2010, he spoke with MORNING EDITION about his new book "Murder City," about Juarez, Mexico. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:07:00 +0000 editor 73818 at http://krwg.org As The U.S. Draws Down, Afghan Fighting Is Heating Up http://krwg.org/post/us-draws-down-afghan-fighting-heating As U.S. and NATO troops draw down in Afghanistan, Taliban fighters are growing bolder. They have been massing in larger and larger numbers and taking on Afghan forces across the country.<p>NPR producer Sultan Faizy and I spent a recent day making calls to ordinary Afghan citizens in some of the country's hot spots.<p>First, we reached Ahmadullah, who, like many Afghans, goes by one name. He's a shopkeeper in the restive Sangin District in the southern province of Helmand. Sangin has been one of the bloodiest and most contested districts in the country. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:28:00 +0000 Sean Carberry 73814 at http://krwg.org As The U.S. Draws Down, Afghan Fighting Is Heating Up NATO To Create New 'Spearhead' Force For Eastern Europe http://krwg.org/post/nato-create-new-spearhead-force-eastern-europe NATO leaders are expected to set up a rapid-response force to deploy quickly to eastern Europe to defend against potential Russian aggression at their meeting in Wales later this week.<p>The force of about 4,000 troops will be ready to move on 48 hours notice from a station in a member country close to Russia, <em>The</em> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/02/world/europe/nato-to-create-a-rapid-response-force-for-eastern-europe-officials-say.html" target="_blank"><em>New York Times</em></a> reported.<p>The "spearhead" force would be defensive in nature and able to respond "to Russia's ag Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:49:00 +0000 L. Carol Ritchie 73811 at http://krwg.org NATO To Create New 'Spearhead' Force For Eastern Europe Erratic Schedules A Challenge For Part-Time Workers http://krwg.org/post/erratic-schedules-challenge-part-time-workers There are 27 million part-time workers in America today. To get more bang for their buck, some businesses are using sophisticated &#8220;just in time&#8221; scheduling software that allows them to call in workers when they&#8217;re most needed. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:18:52 +0000 editor 73810 at http://krwg.org Erratic Schedules A Challenge For Part-Time Workers Detroit Defends Bankruptcy Plan http://krwg.org/post/detroit-defends-bankruptcy-plan After a long and painful year of negotiations, officials for the city of Detroit head to court tomorrow to defend the city&#8217;s plan to exit bankruptcy.<p>Detroit has struggled to find a way to pay off the $18 billion it owes to various entities and individuals, including city retirees, who once feared they&#8217;d lose up to a third of their pensions.<p>City leaders are counting on something called the grand bargain: the retirees accept pension cuts, which allowed non-profits to step forward to set up a trust to protect the city&#8217;s valuable art collection. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:18:36 +0000 editor 73809 at http://krwg.org Breastfeeding Gets A Boost From Philadelphia Hospitals http://krwg.org/post/breastfeeding-gets-boost-philadelphia-hospitals All of Philadelphia&#8217;s major birthing hospitals have now stopped giving out discharge bags filled with formula to new moms. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:18:23 +0000 editor 73808 at http://krwg.org Breastfeeding Gets A Boost From Philadelphia Hospitals Guns Boom In 2014 Campaign Ads http://krwg.org/post/guns-boom-2014-campaign-ads <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIJORBRpOPM</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I2z9cCC9zs</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3mG9fNOZp4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOoXJI4vBns</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGZimq-sxnE</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuFdkSt8-8o</p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:17:50 +0000 Don Gonyea 73806 at http://krwg.org Guns Boom In 2014 Campaign Ads First Listen: Robert Plant, 'Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar' http://krwg.org/post/first-listen-robert-plant-lullaby-and-ceaseless-roar The Irish poet William Butler Yeats once famously evoked the drift of time through the image of <a href="http://www.poetryhttp//www.poetry-archive.com/y/the_old_men_admiring_themselves.html-archive.com/y/the_old_men_admiring_themselves.html">old men</a> gazing at their own watery reflections. "Everything alters, and one by one we drop away," Yeats' elders say as they themselves sit solidly at the shore. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:17:08 +0000 Ann Powers 73807 at http://krwg.org First Listen: Robert Plant, 'Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar' On Final Recording, Joe Beck Exposes Possibilities Of The Guitar http://krwg.org/post/final-recording-joe-beck-exposes-possibilities-guitar <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=On+Final+Recording%2C+Joe+Beck+Exposes+Possibilities+Of+The+Guitar&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzczMDA2MDEzNTg3ODA1MTAzZjYxNg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:36:00 +0000 Tom Moon 73805 at http://krwg.org Analyst: Response To Russian Incursion Will Be 'Defining Moment' For NATO http://krwg.org/post/analyst-response-russian-incursion-will-be-defining-moment-nato <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Analyst%3A+Response+To+Russian+Incursion+Will+Be+%27Defining+Moment%27+For+NATO&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:36:00 +0000 Michele Kelemen 73799 at http://krwg.org