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Obama's NSA Speech: Just What Eisenhower Warned About? — On Jan. 17, 1961, President Eisenhower used his farewell address to warn Americans that: "We must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist."

A 'Numb' Colleague On Hetherington, Hondros And What Photojournalists Do — Our NPR colleague David Gilkey is among the best photojournalists in the world, as his honors (including a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the 2011 "still photographer of the year" award from the White House News Photographers Association) attest.

As Obama Works Out, Our Intrepid Reporter Spots 'Barack The Barbarian' — When President Barack Obama went to work out at a gym in Des Moines this morning, the "pool" of journalists who followed along included NPR's Ari Shapiro. The reporters and photographers were sent to a nearby shop - Coffee + Comics - to hang out while POTUS (president of the United States) worked up a sweat.

Syria Resolution Will Hit Mark, Obama Predicts — Congress is going to consider the president's request for the OK to take military action. Obama says he's confident the resolution will allow the type of strike that cripples the Assad regime's ability to use chemical weapons against its own people. House Speaker Boehner is supporting the president.

'Give It To Your Woman, It's Her Job' Laundry Tag Doesn't Wash With Many — When Emma Barnett saw the laundry tag in her boyfriend's pants she was shocked. "Give It To Your Woman," it read. "It's Her Job." So Barnett did what you would expect the digital media editor of The Telegraph would do. She posted the photo online and started tweeting.

Supreme Court Upholds Warrantless Collection Of DNA — By a 5-4 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld a Maryland law that allows police to collect DNA, without first getting a warrant, from persons who are arrested. Hacked; 'Syrian Electronic Army' Takes Responsibility — The Two-Way, 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 — 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 — 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? — 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."
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Jul 22, 2016

'At Least 3 Dead From Shooting In Munich, German Authorities Say.' The Two-Way's coverage starts here: 

Jul 19, 2016

RT @davidfolkenflik: Roger Ailes being ousted as chairman/CEO of Fox News, two sources at Fox News channel tell NPR. No official confirmation to NPR yet.

Jul 19, 2016

Jim Memmott: 'Where have middle initials gone?' In which @RSiegel47 explains why he isn't Robert C. Siegel:  @DandC

Jul 15, 2016

RT @arishapiro: Coming up on @npratc, the latest on reports of an attempted coup in Turkey--an unfolding story that we'll be updating throughout the night.

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