4:00am

Mon July 25, 2011
World

Norway Suspect's Hearing Likely Will Be Closed

The man accused of killing more than 90 people on Friday in Norway is expected to be arraigned on terrorism charges Monday. The 32-year-old Norwegian suspect, Anders Behring Breivik, has not pleaded guilty and said he acted alone with no accomplice.

3:37am

Mon July 25, 2011
World

Suspect In Norway Attacks Wants Open Hearing

The man who confessed to the twin attacks that killed 93 people in Norway will be arraigned in court for the first time Monday and has requested an open hearing so he can explain the massacre to the public.

Anders Behring Breivik, 32, has confessed he was behind the bombing in downtown Oslo and shooting massacre at a youth camp outside the capital, but denies criminal responsibility. His lawyer Geir Lippestad told Norwegian broadcaster NRK that Breivik has requested to appear in a uniform during the hearing, but didn't know what kind.

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2:00am

Mon July 25, 2011
Eastern and Central Kentucky

Berea Hate Crime Rallies Residents

Ron Smith WEKU News

An interracial couple in Berea says they’re overwhelmed by community support since they were victimized by a hate crime two weeks ago. Melanie Stamper, who is white, and her African-American boyfriend, Damon Dunson, awoke to find their vehicles spray painted with racial slurs. Stamper says she’s been surprised by the response.

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10:55pm

Sun July 24, 2011
Science/Health

Pressing Need for Pediatric Dentists

A growing shortage of dentists who specialize in the treatment of children worries health experts at the University of Kentucky. Children once waited until they were three years old before they made their first trip to the dentist.  The dean of the University of Kentucky’s College of Dentistry says that first trip should now come at age one.  But, Dr. Sharon Turner is increasingly worried finding a dentist qualified to treat toddlers will grow difficult.  Turner says both U-K and the University of Louisville graduate about eight pediatric specialists each year.

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4:02pm

Sun July 24, 2011
Author Interviews

Yo, Bro! Belly Up To The Bar And Recite 'Broetry'

Bros like beer and sports. But poetry?
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"Broetry is poetry for dudes," Brian McGackin writes in the introduction to his new collection of poems. "It's poetry for people who don't like poetry."

The slim volume draws inspiration from non-broets, McGackin tells Guy Raz, host of weekends on All Things Considered. Even the cover poem mirrors the famous William Carlos Williams work "This is Just to Say;" which Williams wrote as a sort-of refrigerator note to his spouse, apologizing for eating plums left in their icebox.

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3:19pm

Sun July 24, 2011
World

Flow Of Somali Refugees Puts Strain On Kenyan Town

Originally published on Wed May 23, 2012 11:37 am

A Somali refugee woman carries a bag of food aid at the entrance to the registration area of the Dadaab refugee settlement in Kenya. While refugees receive international humanitarian aid, local Kenyans fighting drought get sacks of rice, beans and oil from the government.
Oli Scarff Getty Images

Thousands of refugees continue to flee drought, famine and conflict in Somalia, seeking shelter and food in neighboring Kenya. But Kenya too is suffering from drought in the arid and semi-arid north of the country.

The northeastern Kenyan town of Dadaab is already home to more than 400,000 Somali refugees. Many younger Somalis have never been to Somalia or have spent almost their entire lives in the refugee camps in Kenya. In the past few weeks, thousands more Somalis have crossed the border to escape hunger and famine at home.

Life In Refugee Camps

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3:00pm

Sun July 24, 2011
World

Investigation Of Norway Attacks Continues

A nation mourns as the investigation continues in to the dual terror attacks that killed at least 93 Norwegians. Teri Shultz has the latest from Oslo.

3:00pm

Sun July 24, 2011
U.S.

Same-Sex Weddings Commence In New York

Wedding bells are ringing across New York state for hundreds of gay and lesbian couples as the law legalizing same-sex marriage takes effect Sunday. The first wedding happened just after midnight in Niagara Falls. In New York City, more than 800 couples planned to tie the knot, even as opponents of same-sex marriage vowed to continue their fight. From New York, NPR's Joel Rose reports.

3:00pm

Sun July 24, 2011
Economy

Debt Ceiling Looms Over Congress

Congress is scrambling for a deal Sunday for raising the debt ceiling. Economists warn that if no deal is struck, the U.S. economy could be hit hard. NPR's Andrea Seabrook talks with host Guy Raz from the Capitol.

3:00pm

Sun July 24, 2011
Economy

Lawmakers Craft Alternate Debt Plans

The debt ceiling clock is ticking, and Democrats and Republicans are still struggling to come up with a solution in Washington, D.C. If no deal is struck, the creditworthiness of the United States could be at stake. NPR's Scott Horsely talks with host Guy Raz from the White House.

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