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NPR.org Hacked; 'Syrian Electronic Army' Takes Responsibility

npr.org — The Two-Way, NPR.org and some of NPR's Twitter accounts were hacked late Monday by an organization that's said to support Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, as this statement from NPR reports: "Late Monday evening, several stories on the NPR website were defaced with headlines and text that said 'Syrian Electronic Army Was Here.'

Now He Tells Us: 'Tang Sucks,' Says Apollo 11's Buzz Aldrin

npr.org — Hey, we were told in the '60s that we'd grow up to be astronauts if we drank Tang and that our heroes loved it! But the second man on the moon - Apollo 11's Buzz Aldrin - says "Tang sucks."

Breaking News: Mubarak Says He Won't Run Again

npr.org — The dramatic events in Egypt, where for more than a week protesters have filled the streets of Cairo and other cities to demand that President Hosni Mubarak step down, look like they're going to take another dramatic turn shortly.

Jedi? Vulcan? Mind Meld? Mind Trick? What Was Obama Thinking?

npr.org — He can't do "a Jedi mind meld" with Republicans and get them to see his way about taxes and spending, President Obama said Friday. About which CBS News' Mark Knoller immediately tweeted: "Pres Obama Mixed Metaphor of the Day: The 'mind meld' is not a Jedi tool from Star Wars, but a Vulcan ability from Star Trek."

Authorities Make Arrest In Ricin Letters Case

npr.org — Authorities have made an arrest in connection to the suspicious envelopes sent to a senator and President Obama. The FBI identified the suspect as Paul Kevin Curtis. The The Clarion Ledger reports: "The letter, received by [Sen.

'Blade Runner' Oscar Pistorius In Custody After Girlfriend's Shooting Death

npr.org — South African Paralympic and Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius "has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend," The Associated Press reports from Pretoria. Reeva Steenkamp was shot and killed inside Pistorius' home early Thursday, police say. The AP adds that: "Police said a 26-year-old male would appear in court later.

Two Steubenville Girls Arrested After Allegedly Threatening Rape Victim

npr.org — The 16-year-old girl raped by two Ohio high school football players in a crime that has attracted wide attention has also been the victim of online harassment, the state's top prosecutor said late Monday. Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that two Steubenville, Ohio, girls have been arrested and charged with threatening the other girl.

Final 'Iowa Poll:' Obama & Huckabee ahead of rivals

content.usatoday.com — "Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama has widened his lead in Iowa over Hillary Clinton and John Edwards heading into Thursday's nominating caucuses, according to The Des Moines Register's final Iowa Poll before the 2008 nominating contests, our Gannett colleagues at the Register just reported.

Those men in Oregon: Troublemakers, terrorists or something else?

scpr.org — In the week since a group of armed individuals took over buildings on the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeast Oregon, there's been a debate on social media and op-ed pages about what to call them. They refer to themselves as a militia.

Those Men In Oregon: Troublemakers, Terrorists Or Something Else?

kuow.org — In the week since a group of armed individuals took over buildings on the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southeast Oregon, there's been a debate on social media and op-ed pages about what to call them. They refer to themselves as a militia.
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Apr 21, 2016

Minnesota Public Radio's coverage: 'Minnesota music legend Prince dead at 57' mprnews.org/story/2016/04/… via @MPRnews

Apr 21, 2016

The Two-Way's coverage and updates begin here: 'Prince, Musician And Iconoclast, Has Died At Age 57' n.pr/22QLN62

Apr 20, 2016

'Journalism has an editing crisis, but we can do something about it.' By NPR's Alison MacAdam: poynter.org/2016/journalis… via @Poynter

Apr 19, 2016

SDX Foundation declines donation from Stephen Glass. Encourages him to redirect bid at restitution. | spj.org/news.asp?REF=1…

Apr 18, 2016

This kicks off a 3-week project from the NPR Ed Team: 'Why America's Schools Have A Money Problem.' n.pr/1p1NMag


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