KRWG http://krwg.org en U.S. Accuses Russia Of Violating Nuclear Treaty http://krwg.org/post/us-accuses-russia-violating-nuclear-treaty The Obama administration says Russia has violated a 1987 nuclear pact by testing a ground-launched cruise missile.<p>An administration official called the matter "very serious" and says the U.S. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:00:00 +0000 Stephanie Federico 71483 at http://krwg.org LA Judge Rules Sale Of Clippers Can Move Ahead http://krwg.org/post/la-judge-rules-sale-clippers-can-move-ahead A Los Angeles judge has issued a preliminary ruling against embattled LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. The judge decided that Sterling's wife, Shelly, was within her rights to agree to an earlier $2 billion sale of the team. Dan Woike has been reporting on the story for the <em>Los Angeles Register</em>. He speaks with Audie Cornish about the ruling. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 00:55:00 +0000 editor 71482 at http://krwg.org IBM And Apple Team Up To Become Tech's New Odd Couple http://krwg.org/post/ibm-and-apple-team-become-techs-new-odd-couple In a deal that would have been unimaginable 20 years ago, Apple has announced a partnership with IBM. The two companies will work together on a new class of applications for iPads and iPhones, selling Apple devices and IBM software to big businesses. <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=IBM+And+Apple+Team+Up+To+Become+Tech%27s+New+Odd+Couple&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODg3MTg0MDEyMTg2NTY3OTI5YTI3ZA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Audie Cornish & Steve Henn 71481 at http://krwg.org Judge Rules Against Sterling, Allows LA Clippers Sale To Proceed http://krwg.org/post/judge-rules-against-sterling-allows-la-clippers-sale-proceed A probate judge has ruled that Donald Sterling cannot block the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers.<p>Shelly Sterling, his estranged wife, had <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/05/30/317328419/shelly-sterling-l-a-clippers-will-be-sold-to-steve-ballmer-for-2-billion" target="_blank">arranged</a> in May to sell the NBA franchise to former Microsoft executive Steve Ballmer for a record $2 billion.<p>Donald Sterling sued to block the deal. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:41:00 +0000 editor 71480 at http://krwg.org Judge Rules Against Sterling, Allows LA Clippers Sale To Proceed Sandwich Monday: The Korean Steak Sandwich http://krwg.org/post/sandwich-monday-korean-steak-sandwich Ever since we landed in San Francisco and refused to leave, we've heard people talking about the Korean steak sandwich at <a href="http://www.yelp.com/biz/rheas-deli-and-market-san-francisco">Rhea's Deli and Market</a>. People say things like "It's amazing" and "Get away from me, I'm trying to eat" and "Did you just lick a drop of sauce off of my shirt? Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:16:00 +0000 Ian Chillag 71479 at http://krwg.org Sandwich Monday: The Korean Steak Sandwich Retiree Health Care Agency Proposes Solvency Plan http://krwg.org/post/retiree-health-care-agency-proposes-solvency-plan <div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Taxpayers and public employees would chip in more money over three years under a proposal to improve the finances of a program providing health care for retired state and local government workers.</p><p>The Retiree Health Care Authority executive director Mark Tyndall said Monday the Legislature will be asked to approve the proposal when it convenes in January.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:02:10 +0000 KRWG News And Partners 71478 at http://krwg.org New Mexico Capitol Evacuated Due To Threat http://krwg.org/post/new-mexico-capitol-evacuated-due-threat-0 <div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;"><p>Authorities evacuated the New Mexico Capitol after a male caller threatened to kill himself in the building.</p><p>State Police Lt. Emmanuel Gutierrez says the evacuation was ordered around 12:30 p.m. Monday. He says police know the identity of the caller, but haven't been able to locate him.</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:59:29 +0000 KRWG News And Partners 71477 at http://krwg.org New Mexico Capitol Evacuated Due To Threat Margot Adler, A Venerable And Beloved NPR Voice, Passes At 68 http://krwg.org/post/margot-adler-venerable-and-beloved-npr-voice-passes-68 <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=Margot+Adler%2C+A+Venerable+And+Beloved+NPR+Voice%2C+Passes+At+68&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyMjQ1NzYwMDEyMjU5MjA0MjE0Yzg1Mg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:31:00 +0000 David Folkenflik 71476 at http://krwg.org Netanyahu: Israel Is Prepared For 'Long Operation' In Gaza http://krwg.org/post/netanyahu-israel-prepared-long-operation-gaza Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday dismissed international calls for an immediate cease-fire in the country's conflict with Hamas in Gaza.<p>"We need to be prepared for a long operation until our mission is accomplished," Netanyahu said in televised remarks.<p>He defined that mission the same way Israeli officials have since launching a ground offensive in Gaza: taking out the tunnels Hamas uses to infiltrate Israel.<p>"Israeli citizens cannot live with the threat from rockets and from death tunnels — death from above and from below," Netanyahu said, adding that Israelis would Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:26:00 +0000 Alan Greenblatt 71474 at http://krwg.org Netanyahu: Israel Is Prepared For 'Long Operation' In Gaza "Dig" To Film In New Mexico http://krwg.org/post/dig-film-new-mexico <p align="left" style="line-height: normal; font-family: Tahoma, Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 11pt; margin-bottom: 0px;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 20.909090042114258px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>SANTA FE</strong>&nbsp;- New Mexico Film Office Director, Nick Maniatis, announced today that the Universal Cable Productions television event series "Dig," premiering on USA Network this fall, starring Jason Isaacs<em>&nbsp;(Awake</em><em>)</em>&nbsp;and Anne Heche&nbsp;<em>(</em><em>Save Me</em><em>)</em>, will be partially fil Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:08:03 +0000 News Editor And Partners 71473 at http://krwg.org "Dig" To Film In New Mexico It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks http://krwg.org/post/its-boom-times-pop-shops-mobile-shopping-clicks Fast-rising mobile technology is making buying stuff with a tap of an app easier than ever, and shifting the way we shop. What were once permanent, brick-and-mortar stores, where shoppers look at items in a physical space, are now often pop-ups first — shops that last for a limited time only.<p>Pop-up shops are temporary retail spaces that spring up in unused premises. Leases can last as short as a single day, when brands use the spaces for a promotional event instead of testing out a market.<p>"As long as they can change it back, they can do whatever they want," says Joe LaPadula. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:05:00 +0000 Elise Hu 71475 at http://krwg.org It's Boom Times For Pop-Up Shops As Mobile Shopping Clicks Settlement Requires Feds To Review Pesticide Impacts http://krwg.org/post/settlement-requires-feds-review-pesticide-impacts <p>The Center for Biological Diversity reached a&nbsp;<a href="http://www.biologicaldiversity.org/species/amphibians/California_red-legged_frog/pdfs/RFL2-order_entering_settlement.pdf" target="_blank">settlement</a>&nbsp;today requiring the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to analyze the impacts of five common pesticides on endangered wildlife across the nation. The pesticides up for review — carbaryl, chlorpyrifos, diazinon, malathion and methomyl — have all been found to be toxic to wildlife and may pose a health risk to humans.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 21:04:50 +0000 Center for Biological Diversity 71472 at http://krwg.org Taliban In Pakistan Derail World Polio Eradication http://krwg.org/post/taliban-pakistan-derails-world-polio-eradication Last January Salma Jaffar was shot while she was going door to door in Karachi, giving children drops of the polio vaccine.<p>"Even when they took out the pistol, I couldn't understand why he was taking out the gun," Jaffar says of the two men who pulled up on a motorcycle and started shooting at the vaccination team.<p>"But when he opened fire, that is when I thought it was the end of the life," she says. "My first thought was that I won't be able to see my children again."<p>Jaffar was shot four times: twice in her arm and twice in her chest. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:40:00 +0000 Jason Beaubien 71466 at http://krwg.org Taliban In Pakistan Derail World Polio Eradication Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York http://krwg.org/post/teacher-tenure-challenge-spreads-california-new-york Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.?<p>That question is at the center of the heated debate about teacher tenure. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:31:00 +0000 Anya Kamenetz 71467 at http://krwg.org Teacher Tenure Lawsuits Spread From California To New York In Colo., An Effort To Ease Court Confusion Over Same-Sex Marriage http://krwg.org/post/colo-effort-ease-court-confusion-over-same-sex-marriage The Colorado attorney general has asked the state's Supreme Court to stop same-sex marriages. As Colorado Public Radio's Megan Verlee reports, he's trying to have the matter both ways — dropping his opposition to lawsuits against the state's gay marriage ban, while still pushing the courts to continue enforcing it. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 Colorado Public Radio. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:27:00 +0000 editor 71459 at http://krwg.org After 5 Weeks Of Haggling, Congress Inks Bipartisan VA Bill http://krwg.org/post/after-5-weeks-haggling-congress-inks-bipartisan-va-bill <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.npr.org/">http://www.npr.org/</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=After+5+Weeks+Of+Haggling%2C+Congress+Inks+Bipartisan+VA+Bill&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NTY5MTc2MDEzMDY5NDU2MjQ3NDZhOA001)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:25:00 +0000 Quil Lawrence 71460 at http://krwg.org Sometimes You Feel Like A Nut, Sometimes You Just Drive One http://krwg.org/post/sometimes-you-feel-nut-sometimes-you-just-drive-one After graduation, Mason Kerwick landed a nutty job — quite literally. For the next year, he'll drive the Planters Peanut Nutmobile, marketing the peanut brand. His first assignment? Driving the peanut-shaped truck into New York City for Macy's July Fourth parade. <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=Sometimes+You+Feel+Like+A+Nut%2C+Sometimes+You+Just+Drive+One&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjI2NzUxMDEyNzQyMTY5MjQ2YzkwNA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:23:00 +0000 editor 71470 at http://krwg.org House Votes To End Full-Fare Rule For Airline Tickets http://krwg.org/post/house-votes-end-full-fare-rule-airline-tickets The House voted Monday to allow airlines to advertise lower prices for their routes.<p>The Transparent Airfares Act, which was approved with minimal debate, would overturn a <a href="http://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2011/04/25/2011-9736/enhancing-airline-passenger-protections#h-42" target="_blank">2012 rule</a> that requires airlines to post the full price of tickets, including taxes and fees.<p>Shoppers are smart enough to figure out the price of an airline ticket without federal regulation, said Oregon Democrat Peter DeFazio, a bill co-sponsor.<p>"Talk about the nanny state," he said. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:16:00 +0000 Alan Greenblatt 71461 at http://krwg.org House Votes To End Full-Fare Rule For Airline Tickets International Court Rules Against Russia In $50 Billion Decision http://krwg.org/post/international-court-rules-against-russia-50-billion-decision Russia says it will appeal an unfavorable decision by a court in The Hague. The Permanent Court of Arbitration awarded $50 billion to shareholders of the defunct Yukos oil company. Russia seized the company in 2003 and put owner Mikhail Khodorkovsky in jail on tax and fraud charges. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:13:00 +0000 Jim Zarroli 71462 at http://krwg.org 'Like' Something? Social Networks Would Like You To Buy It Too, Please http://krwg.org/post/something-social-networks-would-you-buy-it-too-please <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=%27Like%27+Something%3F+Social+Networks+Would+Like+You+To+Buy+It+Too%2C+Please&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NDQ0NzQzMDEzMjA3NjYzMThiMzQ4ZQ004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 editor 71469 at http://krwg.org Teacher Tenure Fight Spills Into N.Y., Where A New Lawsuit Brews http://krwg.org/post/teacher-tenure-fight-spills-ny-where-new-lawsuit-brews <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=Teacher+Tenure+Fight+Spills+Into+N.Y.%2C+Where+A+New+Lawsuit+Brews&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyNDY5MjM1MDEyODE2MzMyMTZmZDQwMg001)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 editor 71465 at http://krwg.org A Deal Between 'Dollar' Stores Raises The Stakes Against Wal-Mart http://krwg.org/post/deal-between-dollar-stores-raises-stakes-against-wal-mart <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=A+Deal+Between+%27Dollar%27+Stores+Raises+The+Stakes+Against+Wal-Mart&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MDc0NDkyMDEzMTQ4ODU0MTE0OGNiNg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 Sonari Glinton 71463 at http://krwg.org Tales Of Migration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys And 'Hyphenated Identities' http://krwg.org/post/tales-immigration-explore-modern-day-odysseys-and-hyphenated-identities For many writers, the migrant's journey is a storytellers' dream. The transition from one part of the world to another is filled with anticipation, conflict and inherent literary drama. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 editor 71458 at http://krwg.org Tales Of Migration Explore Modern-Day Odysseys And 'Hyphenated Identities' Box Office Wallows In A Summer Slump, And Some Seek To Find Out Why http://krwg.org/post/box-office-wallows-summer-slump-and-some-seek-find-out-why <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=Box+Office+Wallows+In+A+Summer+Slump%2C+And+Some+Seek+To+Find+Out+Why&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NDQ0NzQzMDEzMjA3NjYzMThiMzQ4ZQ004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:11:00 +0000 editor 71457 at http://krwg.org An Uneasy End To Ramadan In Gaza, Where Fighting Intensifies Once More http://krwg.org/post/uneasy-end-ramadan-gaza-where-fighting-intensifies-once-more <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=An+Uneasy+End+To+Ramadan+In+Gaza%2C+Where+Fighting+Intensifies+Once+More&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MDc0NDkyMDEzMTQ4ODU0MTE0OGNiNg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 71464 at http://krwg.org Book Review: 'A Replacement Life' http://krwg.org/post/book-review-replacement-life <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=Book+Review%3A+%27A+Replacement+Life%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwMzIzNDMxMDEzNTEyMDg4NzFlOTllMw004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST: <p>Boris Fishman is a writer who was born in Russia and once worked at a magazine in New York. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Alan Cheuse 71456 at http://krwg.org Medicare's Costs Stabilize, But Its Problems Are Far From Fixed http://krwg.org/post/medicare-costs-stabilize-its-problems-are-far-fixed Medicare's Hospital Insurance Trust Fund, which finances about half of the health program for seniors and the disabled, won't run out of money until 2030, the program's trustees said Monday. That's four years later than projected last year, and 13 years later than projected the year before the passage of the Affordable Care Act.<p>But that's not the case for the part of Social Security that pays for people getting disability benefits. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:43:00 +0000 editor 71468 at http://krwg.org Jenny Lewis' 'The Voyager' Is An Album To Spend Time With http://krwg.org/post/jenny-lewis-voyager-album-spend-time <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=Jenny+Lewis%27+%27The+Voyager%27+Is+An+Album+To+Spend+Time+With&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>TERRY GROSS, HOST: <p>This is FRESH AIR. Our rock critic Ken Tucker has a review of the new album by Jenny Lewis called "The Voyager." Lewis began her career as a child actress. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:30:00 +0000 Ken Tucker 71452 at http://krwg.org From 'Star Trek' To LGBT Spokesman, What It Takes 'To Be Takei' http://krwg.org/post/star-trek-lgbt-spokesman-what-it-takes-be-takei Many fans know George Takei from his role as Mr. Sulu on the 1960s show <em>Star Trek</em>. But in the past decade, he has drawn followers who admire him because of who he is — not just who he has played. Now, the new documentary <a href="http://tobetakei.com/">To Be Takei</a> may interest more people in Takei's life.<p>Takei's personal story offers insights into a couple of key chapters of American political and cultural history.<p>After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941, Takei and his family were among the 127,000 Americans of Japanese descent forced into internment camps. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:30:00 +0000 editor 71451 at http://krwg.org From 'Star Trek' To LGBT Spokesman, What It Takes 'To Be Takei' Rob Reiner Reflects On Making Movies From 'And So It Goes' To 'Princess Bride' http://krwg.org/post/rob-reiner-reflects-making-movies-and-so-it-goes-princess-bride Whether as an actor in the classic 1970s show &#8220;All in The Family,&#8221; or as the director of films such as &#8220;When Harry Met Sally,&#8221; &#8220;This is Spinal Tap&#8221; and &#8220;The Princess Bride,&#8221; <strong>Rob Reiner</strong> has been making people laugh for decades.<p>His latest film is the romantic comedy &#8220;And So It Goes,&#8221; a sort of &#8220;When Harry Met Sally&#8221; for the senior citizen set starring Michael Douglas and Diane Keaton.<p>Reiner said in his romantic comedies he explores what he&#8217;s come to know about the relationships between women and Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:26:00 +0000 editor 71453 at http://krwg.org Rob Reiner Reflects On Making Movies From 'And So It Goes' To 'Princess Bride'