6:35am

Thu September 1, 2011
Eastern and Central Kentucky

Growing up Gay in Rural Kentucky

Novelists and psychologists describe the teen years as a tumultuous time of self-discovery. The stress can be even greater for young people who are gay or uncertain about their sexual identity. 

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5:34am

Thu September 1, 2011
Business

In Dispute, 'Financial Times' Pulls App Off iTunes

A major newspaper publisher is refusing to swallow demands from Apple, and it pulled its App off of iTunes. The Financial Times didn't want to pay Apple 30 percent of its revenue from customers who downloaded the App.

5:29am

Thu September 1, 2011
Politics

Obama Changes Speech Date After Dust-Up With GOP

What should have been a simple matter of scheduling turned into a Washington political incident Wednesday. At issue: when and where would President Obama give a policy speech about jobs.

The date and place have been set. But before it was, there was much drama in the nation's capital. All the major players said the matter had nothing to do with politics, and everything to do with logistics.

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4:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
Business

Justice Department Blocks AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

AT&T says it's disappointed by the government's decision to block its acquisition of wireless rival T-Mobile. The Justice Department said Wednesday it would go to court to prevent the two companies from merging. The deal involves the country's second and fourth biggest wireless companies. U.S. officials say the deal would hurt competition and send wireless prices higher.

4:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
Business

The Last Word In Business

Steve Inskeep has the Last Word in business.

4:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
Business

Business News

Steve Inskeep has business news.

4:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
Governing

Panel Finds Widespread Waste By Wartime Contractors

A report by a congressional commission says the U.S. has lost tens of billions of dollars during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan because of waste and fraud in government contracts. The panel offered 15 recommendations to tackle the contracting mess. But one suggested fix — hire more government workers — might not be too popular right now.

4:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
NPR Story

Irene Hits Vermont Right Before Fall Foliage Season

Towns in southern Vermont's Deerfield Valley are slowly getting reconnected with the outside world as road crews repair highways ravaged by Irene. But the resort communities face a harder time re-building their tourism-based businesses. They're worried about getting back on their feet in time for the fall foliage season, and the ski season ahead. John Dillon of Vermont Public Radio reports.

4:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
NPR Story

Rebels Tasked With Ensuring Libyans Security

Nearly all Libyans agree that security should be a top priority for the country's interim government. Some councilmen and rebel commanders say the first step to ensuring security will be to take away the light arms that both sides handed out en masse.

4:00am

Thu September 1, 2011
NPR Story

Europe Pressured To Do More To Help Libya

European powers played a key role in helping Libyan rebels defeat Moammar Gadhafi through the NATO bombing campaign. But now EU policy makers face a huge test in helping Libya secure the peace with humanitarian aid, technical and logistical support.

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