7:18am

Tue July 19, 2011
Around the Nation

Tar Heel. N.C. Seeks Mayoral Candidates

The current mayor of Tar Hell, N.C., is moving away, and no one in the town of 117 people has filed to run in the next election. All three town council seats are wide open too. One catch: You have to live within Tar Heel town limits to be elected.

7:14am

Tue July 19, 2011
Around the Nation

Some Photo Ops Work Out Better Than Others

Two New Jersey men spotted a police van and climbed in to get a picture while pretending to be arrested. But they locked themselves in and were arrested for real. In California, when I-405 was closed for repairs, three people pretended to have dinner on it. They posted the photo on Facebook sitting around a table with candles in a passing lane.

6:55am

Tue July 19, 2011
The Two-Way

U.K. Tabloid Scandal: How To Watch The Murdochs Testify

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 11:38 am

The scandal in the U.K. over how some News Corp. newspapers invaded the privacy of perhaps thousands of people, from the royals to murder victims, is front-and-center in Parliament this morning as company chief Rupert Murdoch appears before the Media and Sport Committee to answer questions about what his company allegedly did.

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6:53am

Tue July 19, 2011
Asia

Pakistan's Insurgency Begins At Red Mosque

Pakistan faces a devastating insurgency. Pam Constable, a reporter for The Washington Post, recalls the moment when that insurgency began. She talks to Steve Inskeep about clerics preaching against the U.S. and Pakistani governments. By 2007, the Red mosque was stockpiling weapons.

6:47am

Tue July 19, 2011
Around the Nation

Camp Fosters Love For Space Program

Space camp began in 1982, the year after the shuttle first flew. The camp started out small but more than half a million students have graduated from the program. The U.S. Space and Rocket Center, which runs the camp, is building a new simulator to mirror NASA's goals to travel to the Moon, Mars and into deep space.

6:21am

Tue July 19, 2011
Business and the Economy

Lawmakers Tout Job Growth Signs

Homegrown Lexington tech company SIS is expanding, pouring 5.5 million dollars into its operation. And state and local lawmakers are hoping that becomes a trend. In a time when officials are eager to tout job growth, it's no surprise to see ribbon cuttings drawing larger crowds. SIS, a local tech solutions company, celebrated its expansion Monday, along with the addition of 15 new high-tech jobs. And while that number may sound modest, they're the kind of jobs Governor Steve Beshear says signal recovery.

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5:54am

Tue July 19, 2011
Media

CNN's Morgan Breaks Silence On 'News Of The World'

In the mid 90's, Piers Morgan cut his teeth as an editor at Murdoch's London tabloid the "Sun" and then became the top editor of its sister Sunday paper "News of the World." Two of his successors have been arrested and a third lost his job along with his staff when the paper closed.

5:48am

Tue July 19, 2011
Media

Rupert Murdoch To Appear Before Parliament Panel

Rupert Murdoch, his son and the former head of his newspaper business in the United Kingdom are expected to appear before a parliamentary committee Tuesday. They are due to be questioned about the phone hacking-scandal at the News of The World.

4:00am

Tue July 19, 2011
Business

Business News

Mary Louise Kelly has business news.

4:00am

Tue July 19, 2011
NPR Story

N.J. Adopts Curriculum Dealing With Terrorism

In New Jersey, a new curriculum has been designed to help teachers talking about terrorism in class. It's called "Learning from the Challenges of Our Times: Global Security, Terrorism, and 9-11 in the Classroom." Relatives of 9-11 victims helped write the lessons.

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