Morning Edition on WEKU http://weku.fm en Charity Will Benefit If Mayweather Reads 'Harry Potter' http://weku.fm/post/charity-will-benefit-if-mayweather-reads-harry-potter <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=Charity+Will+Benefit+If+Mayweather+Reads+%27Harry+Potter%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NTY5MTc2MDEzMDY5NDU2MjQ3NDZhOA001)"/></div><p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:07:00 +0000 64175 at http://weku.fm Author And His Daughter Cook Around The Word And You Can Too http://weku.fm/post/author-and-his-daughter-cook-around-word-and-you-can-too <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=Author+And+His+Daughter+Cook+Around+The+Word+And+You+Can+Too&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEyNDE4NDgyMDEzODIwMjkwMTE0MzcxYg001)"/></div><p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:56:00 +0000 64172 at http://weku.fm Outside Groups Mirror Successful Strategies Of Political Parties http://weku.fm/post/outside-groups-mirror-successful-strategies-political-parties <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=Outside+Groups+Mirror+Successful+Strategies+Of+Political+Parties&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MjgzNjQ1MDEzMTc5MzUzNzIxNjNmZg004)"/></div><p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:56:00 +0000 64173 at http://weku.fm Protests In Ferguson Cause Some Kids To Suffer Emotional Distress http://weku.fm/post/protests-ferguson-cause-some-kids-suffer-emotional-distress <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=Protests+In+Ferguson+Cause+Some+Kids+To+Suffer+Emotional+Distress&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDExMDYyODYyMDEzNjM2MjM1Mzk2NWY3OQ004)"/></div><p> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:56:00 +0000 64174 at http://weku.fm Bank Of America Settles Mortgage Case For $16.65 Billion http://weku.fm/post/bank-america-settles-mortgage-case-1665-billion <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=Bank+Of+America+Settles+Mortgage+Case+For+%2416.65+Billion&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Bank of America agreed to pay more than $16 billion to settle charges that it defrauded investors about the quality of mortgage assets it's sold in the run-up to the financial crisis. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:07:00 +0000 Jim Zarroli 64140 at http://weku.fm Hamas Senior Leaders Killed In Predawn Israeli Airstrike http://weku.fm/post/hamas-senior-leaders-killed-predawn-israeli-airstrike <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=Hamas+Senior+Leaders+Killed+In+Predawn+Israeli+Airstrike&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Now another place the Obama administration is monitoring closely is Gaza, where a cease-fire has broken down again. The violence we've seen between Israel and Hamas followed the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers earlier this summer. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:45:00 +0000 Philip Reeves 64132 at http://weku.fm George Bush Challenges Bill Clinton To Ice Bucket Challenge http://weku.fm/post/george-bush-challenges-bill-clinton-ice-bucket-challenge <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=George+Bush+Challenges+Bill+Clinton+To+Ice+Bucket+Challenge&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm David Greene. Former president George W. Bush has responded to the Ice Bucket Challenge.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF TV SHOW, "TODAY SHOW")<p>PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:06:00 +0000 64125 at http://weku.fm Oslo Police Arrest Intoxicated Segway Driver http://weku.fm/post/oslo-police-arrest-intoxicated-segway-driver <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=Oslo+Police+Arrest+Intoxicated+Segway+Driver&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm Kelly McEvers Norwegian police made an arrest last night in Oslo. The crime - driving a Segway while intoxicated. This comes a little over a month after the country's officials lifted a ban on the standup motor device. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:55:00 +0000 64126 at http://weku.fm As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy http://weku.fm/post/news-out-eastern-ukraine-battle-zone-hard-confirm The Ukrainian government claims its armed forces have recaptured a large part of the eastern city of Luhansk following fierce battles Wednesday with pro-Russian separatist fighters.<p>This is part of a broader campaign by the Ukrainians that has been marked by a number of successes recently. But as is often the case here, it's impossible to independently verify what either side says. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 NPR: Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 64118 at http://weku.fm As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy Other Hostages Are In Danger, White House Official Says http://weku.fm/post/deputy-national-security-advisor-ben-rhodes-weighs-iraq-syria <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=Other+Hostages+Are+In+Danger%2C+White+House+Official+Says&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MTExMzYxMDEzMTU0MTU2MDdlYjM2Nw004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>Next we're going to talk about the foreign policy challenges facing the Obama Administration in the wake of the brutal killing of an American journalist and the advance of the militant group known as the Islamic State. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 64119 at http://weku.fm Female Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis Is A Hit At Little League World Series http://weku.fm/post/female-pitcher-mone-davis-hit-little-league-world-series <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=Female+Pitcher+Mo%27Ne+Davis+Is+A+Hit+At+Little+League+World+Series&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTc3MDEzMjAzMzEyMDA3Njc1Nw004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>This week, pitching sensation Mo'ne Davis became the youngest athlete ever to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated. And last night, the youngest has suffered the SI Jinx, which holds that being on the cover doesn't bode well for you next time on the field. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 NPR: Tom Goldman 64120 at http://weku.fm 'Awesome Mix' Is No. 1 On Billboard 200 Album Chart http://weku.fm/post/last-word-business-371 <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=%27Awesome+Mix%27+Is+No.+1+On+Billboard+200+Album+Chart&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA5MTc0MDI0MDEzMzE4MjI4ODdlOTk4MA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>And our last word in Business is - awesome. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 64121 at http://weku.fm China Investigates Lexus For Anti-Monopoly Violations http://weku.fm/post/business-news-295 <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=China+Investigates+Lexus+For+Anti-Monopoly+Violations&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3OTAzNzgzMDEzMTIyMTYyODIxZDdjYg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>We begin NPR's Business News in China's foreign car market. Toyota, the Japanese automaker, said today that it will lower prices of auto parts for its luxury Lexus models in China. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 64122 at http://weku.fm Liberia Blocks Off Neighborhood In Ebola Quarantine, Sparking Riot http://weku.fm/post/liberia-blocks-neighborhood-ebola-quarantine-sparking-riot <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=Liberia+Blocks+Off+Neighborhood+In+Ebola+Quarantine%2C+Sparking+Riot&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyNDY5ODMwMDEyMjg3NjMzMTE1ZjE2MA001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Liberia has been overwhelmed by the Ebola outbreak. This country has seen the highest number of deaths so far. Late last night, Liberia's president announced a 9 p.m. curfew in the capital, Monrovia. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:52:00 +0000 David Greene 64085 at http://weku.fm Missing: Bag Of Money Left On Roof Of Armored Car http://weku.fm/post/missing-bag-money-left-roof-armored-car <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=Missing%3A+Bag+Of+Money+Left+On+Roof+Of+Armored+Car+&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjI2NzUxMDEyNzQyMTY5MjQ2YzkwNA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm David Green. Gamblers are usually thrilled when a casino loses money. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:04:00 +0000 64077 at http://weku.fm Hello Kitty Joins The Space Race http://weku.fm/post/hello-kitty-joins-space-race <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=Hello+Kitty+Joins+The+Space+Race&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjI2NzUxMDEyNzQyMTY5MjQ2YzkwNA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm Kelly McEvers. Hello Kitty is taking one small step for man, one giant leap for cats. Japan's favorite mouthless feline is currently orbiting the Earth on a government-funded space mission. The Hello Kitty project is part of a push to promote Japan's high-tech industry. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:24:00 +0000 64075 at http://weku.fm Vodquila Gets Attention From Prestigious Competition http://weku.fm/post/last-word-business-370 <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=Vodquila+Gets+Attention+From+Prestigious+Competition&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwMzQ0NTcxMDEzNTE2Mjg4MDQ3OGJiOA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>And our Last Word in business today is Vodquila.<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>What?<p>MCEVERS: Think about it. It's a hybrid. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 64078 at http://weku.fm Chicago's All-Black Little League Team Enhances City's Image http://weku.fm/post/chicagos-all-black-little-league-team-enhances-citys-image <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=Chicago%27s+All-Black+Little+League+Team+Enhances+City%27s+Image&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwMzQ0NTcxMDEzNTE2Mjg4MDQ3OGJiOA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>OK, the most important thing in the world is happening right now, that is if you're a Little League baseball player.<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>The Little League World Series is underway in Williamsport, Pennsylvania and the championship is this weekend. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 64072 at http://weku.fm Malls Find New Ways To Draw Shoppers http://weku.fm/post/malls-find-new-ways-draw-shoppers <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=Malls+Find+New+Ways+To+Draw+Shoppers&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjI2NzUxMDEyNzQyMTY5MjQ2YzkwNA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Kelly, you grew up in the '80s like I did. You went to the mall a lot, right?<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>Yeah, what else are you going to do when you're 13?<p>GREENE: Well, these days, there seem to be other options. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 64073 at http://weku.fm Latest Cease-Fire In Gaza Collapses http://weku.fm/post/attacks-resume-gaza-cease-fire-ends <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=Latest+Cease-Fire+In+Gaza+Collapses&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwMzQ0NTcxMDEzNTE2Mjg4MDQ3OGJiOA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>The latest cease-fire between Israel and Hamas has now collapsed. Since fighting resumed yesterday, Palestinian officials say 11 people have been killed - and that includes children. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 64074 at http://weku.fm Legendary Skateboarder Jay Adams Dies At 53 http://weku.fm/post/skateboarder-jay-adams-dies-53 <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=Legendary+Skateboarder+Jay+Adams+Dies+At+53&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NDQ1MjMzMDEzMjA3NzExMTA5OTU5Yw004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>If you know anything about skateboarding, you know that skaters have lost an icon. Jay Adams is known for taking skateboarding from the streets of LA to the world of extreme sports. Adams died on Friday at the age of 53. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:01:00 +0000 64028 at http://weku.fm Rare Good News Regarding 5 Ebola Patients In Nigeria http://weku.fm/post/rare-good-news-regarding-5-ebola-patients-nigeria <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=Rare+Good+News+Regarding+5+Ebola+Patients+In+Nigeria&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NDQ1MjMzMDEzMjA3NzExMTA5OTU5Yw004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>We are reporting this morning on some rare good news about the Ebola virus outbreak in Africa. It has not so far become a widespread epidemic in Nigeria as some had feared. Five patients in that country have even been released from the hospital out of 12 confirmed cases. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:01:00 +0000 64029 at http://weku.fm In Ferguson, Family Takes Turns Guarding Front Door http://weku.fm/post/ferguson-family-takes-turns-guarding-front-door <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 KWMU-FM. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.stlpublicradio.org">http://www.stlpublicradio.org</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=In+Ferguson%2C+Family+Takes+Turns+Guarding+Front+Door&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNzgwMzIyMDEyMTQ4NzkxNDM0OWYxYg004)"/></div><p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 09:01:00 +0000 64030 at http://weku.fm Mr. T Not Picked To Serve On Jury http://weku.fm/post/mr-t-not-picked-serve-jury <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=Mr.+T+Not+Picked+To+Serve+On+Jury&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:44:00 +0000 63984 at http://weku.fm Running Late, Pope Skips Evening Prayers In South Korea http://weku.fm/post/running-late-pope-skips-evening-prayers-south-korea <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=Running+Late%2C+Pope+Skips+Evening+Prayers+In+South+Korea&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>Good morning. I'm Kelly McEvers. Finding time to pray is a big deal when you're the worldwide leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, who reportedly wakes up at 4:30 in the morning to make sure he isn't rushed. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:44:00 +0000 63985 at http://weku.fm Thoughts Of Fall Butt Into Lazy Day Of Summer http://weku.fm/post/thoughts-fall-butt-lazy-day-summer <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=Thoughts+Of+Fall+Butt+Into+Lazy+Day+Of+Summer&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAzNTg0OTAyMDEyOTc4NzIxNTYxN2U1Yg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:25:00 +0000 63977 at http://weku.fm How Does Winning Math's Fields Medal Affect Productivity? http://weku.fm/post/how-does-winning-fields-medal-effect-mathematicians-productivity <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=How+Does+Winning+Math%27s+Fields+Medal+Affect+Productivity%3F&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MTczMTM4MDEyNzM1OTUxMzg5ZDUyMw004)"/></div><p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:25:00 +0000 63978 at http://weku.fm No Cease-Fire In Sight For Eastern Ukraine http://weku.fm/post/no-cease-fire-sight-eastern-ukraine <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=No+Cease-Fire+In+Sight+For+Eastern+Ukraine&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjI2NzUxMDEyNzQyMTY5MjQ2YzkwNA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:25:00 +0000 63979 at http://weku.fm Getty Photographer Witnesses Attack On Ebola Quarantine Center http://weku.fm/post/getty-photographer-witnesses-attack-ebola-patients <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=Getty+Photographer+Witnesses+Attack+On+Ebola+Quarantine+Center&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMjMzNDA2MDEyOTc4NzE1NzhiYWUyMA004)"/></div><p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:25:00 +0000 63980 at http://weku.fm Mom's App Gets Revenge On Kids Who Ignore Messages http://weku.fm/post/last-word-business-369 <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=Mom%27s+App+Gets+Revenge+On+Kids+Who+Ignore+Messages&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MTAzMDEyMTY4NDEzNjUxZmMzYQ004)"/></div><p> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:25:00 +0000 63982 at http://weku.fm