KRCC http://krcc.org en New U.S. Rules Protect Giant Bluefin Tuna http://krcc.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 24119 at http://krcc.org For Men's Rights Groups, Feminism Has Come At The Expense Of Men http://krcc.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 24125 at http://krcc.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://krcc.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 24126 at http://krcc.org Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks? Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola http://krcc.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 24120 at http://krcc.org Another American Doctor In Liberia Tests Positive For Ebola Homes On The Grange: The Storied Tents Of A Pa. Fair http://krcc.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 24127 at http://krcc.org Islamic State Video Appears To Show Beheading Of A New U.S. Journalist http://krcc.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 24124 at http://krcc.org Changes At The 'Post' Mark A Break From Paper's Storied Past http://krcc.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 24123 at http://krcc.org Faced With Ukrainian Turmoil, NATO Considers New 'Rapid Reaction Force' http://krcc.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 24122 at http://krcc.org Detroit's Fiscal Future Rests With A Federal Judge http://krcc.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 24121 at http://krcc.org When A Home Poses Health Risks, The Floor May Be The Culprit http://krcc.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 24117 at http://krcc.org When A Home Poses Health Risks, The Floor May Be The Culprit Islamic State Claims It Has Beheaded Second American Journalist http://krcc.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 24118 at http://krcc.org Islamic State Claims It Has Beheaded Second American Journalist Celebrity Photo Leak Puts Spotlight On The Cloud, And Security http://krcc.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 24116 at http://krcc.org Using Technology To Counter Police Mistrust Is Complicated http://krcc.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 24115 at http://krcc.org Using Technology To Counter Police Mistrust Is Complicated Ending Decades Of Family Leadership, 'Washington Post' Names New Publisher http://krcc.org/post/ending-decades-family-leadership-washington-post-names-new-publisher Ending decades of family leadership, <em>Washington Post</em> owner Jeffrey Bezos announced on Tuesday that Frederick J. Ryan Jr. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:53:00 +0000 editor 24114 at http://krcc.org Ending Decades Of Family Leadership, 'Washington Post' Names New Publisher Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin's 'I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks' Quote http://krcc.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 24113 at http://krcc.org Kremlin Disputes Veracity Of Putin's 'I Can Take Kiev In Two Weeks' Quote After Just Two Years, Huge Atlantic City Casino Shuts Down http://krcc.org/post/after-just-two-years-huge-atlantic-city-casino-shuts-down After operating for only two years, the Revel Casino Hotel has closed down, part of a trend that will reportedly shutter a third of Atlantic City's big gambling halls by the end of September. It cost $2.4 billion to build the Revel facility.<p>"It's a tragedy," massage therapist Lori Bacum, who worked at the resort's spa, tells <a href="http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2014/09/revel_casino_closes.html">NJ.com</a>. "There were some warnings, but none of us thought it would happen. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:48:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 24112 at http://krcc.org After Just Two Years, Huge Atlantic City Casino Shuts Down Sharing Risk Can Help Tame The Cost Of Infertility Treatment http://krcc.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 24111 at http://krcc.org Sharing Risk Can Help Tame The Cost Of Infertility Treatment 32 Teens Escape From Nashville-Area Detention Center http://krcc.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 24110 at http://krcc.org The Politics Of Calling In Sick http://krcc.org/post/politics-calling-sick Got the flu? Or a new baby? Perhaps a little one with chicken pox? In most countries, your employer must pay your wages if you stay home sick or to care for others. Not in America.<p>But a growing grass-roots movement aims to change that — starting with paid sick leave.<p>Already the movement has met some success. This past weekend, California became the second state in the country to mandate sick leave for employees.<p>Others may join soon. Sick-day measures are on at least a half-dozen ballots in November, including in Massachusetts, Oakland, Calif., and a few cities in New Jersey. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:01:00 +0000 editor 24108 at http://krcc.org The Politics Of Calling In Sick Targeting Al-Shabab Leadership, U.S. Launches Airstrikes In Somalia http://krcc.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 24109 at http://krcc.org Man Who Tried To Shut Down Boy's Lemonade Stand Investigated http://krcc.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 24107 at http://krcc.org Officials Try To Lure Birds Away From Blast Site http://krcc.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 24106 at http://krcc.org Journalist Charles Bowden Dies At 69 http://krcc.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 24105 at http://krcc.org A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras http://krcc.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 24104 at http://krcc.org A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras What's In A Name? Former Arthur Andersen Employees Spell It Out http://krcc.org/post/whats-name-former-arthur-anderson-employees-spell-it-out Arthur Andersen is back. Or at least the old accounting firm's <em>name</em> will be, for the first time since its association with accounting scandals at Enron more than a decade ago.<p>The firm was criminally convicted — a decision that was later overturned, although that came too late to save the company.<p>As of Monday, a company called WTAS is adopting the Andersen name and, in doing so, hopes clients will have forgotten the bad associations.<p><strong>'That Was The End'</strong><p>Mark Vorsatz recalls his day at Andersen on March 14, 2002. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:07:00 +0000 Yuki Noguchi 24103 at http://krcc.org What's In A Name? Former Arthur Andersen Employees Spell It Out Detroit Bankruptcy Battle Begins In Federal Court http://krcc.org/post/detroit-bankruptcy-battle-begins-federal-court Detroit's historic bankruptcy case is entering the home stretch. The crucial, final trial phase begins Tuesday in a Detroit courtroom.<p>The trial will decide the fate of a plan to wipe out billions of dollars in debt and help Detroit emerge from bankruptcy as a new, revitalized city.<p>This trial is a big deal, but don't expect anything with lots of courtroom drama. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:31:00 +0000 editor 24101 at http://krcc.org Detroit Bankruptcy Battle Begins In Federal Court As The U.S. Draws Down, Afghan Fighting Is Heating Up http://krcc.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 24102 at http://krcc.org As The U.S. Draws Down, Afghan Fighting Is Heating Up Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank http://krcc.org/post/eric-cantor-joins-wall-street-investment-bank Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor this week begins working at the boutique investment bank Moelis & Co.<p>Cantor will serve as vice chairman and managing director, and will also be elected to the firm's board of directors.<p>Cantor, 51, and firm founder Ken Moelis announced the decision in a joint interview Monday.<p>A statement on the<a href="http://www.moelis.com/News/SitePages/news-feed-details.aspx?feedId=248"> Moelis website</a> said, "Cantor will provide strategic counsel to the firm's corporate and institutional clients on key issues. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:36:00 +0000 editor 24100 at http://krcc.org Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank As Casinos Close, Atlantic City Tries To Pivot Focus Elsewhere http://krcc.org/post/casinos-close-atlantic-city-tries-pivot-focus-elsewhere <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=As+Casinos+Close%2C+Atlantic+City+Tries+To+Pivot+Focus+Elsewhere&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjIyMDEyMTY4NDM0NjllZGJiNw004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:36:00 +0000 Emma Jacobs 24099 at http://krcc.org On Final Recording, Joe Beck Exposes Possibilities Of The Guitar http://krcc.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 24098 at http://krcc.org