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Kat Maudru will be hosting the program until Sept. 8, 2014, when Donna Apidone is scheduled to return.
 


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Man Who Tried To Shut Down Boy's Lemonade Stand Investigated

Doug Wilkey of Dunedin, Fla., tried to shut down the stand as an illegal business. The Tampa Bay Times reports officials were tipped off that Wilkey may have a home business without a license.


Officials Try To Lure Birds Away From Blast Site

Workers want to tear down a span of the old Bay Bridge from Oakland to San Francisco. Transportation officials say cormorants are nesting on the span, and efforts to shoo them away have failed so far.


What's In A Name? Former Arthur Andersen Employees Spell It Out

A company called WTAS is reviving the defunct accounting firm's name and hoping clients have forgotten its associations with the Enron scandal.


Cuban Rafters Still Attempt Difficult Journey To The U.S.

This month is the 20th anniversary of the Cuban refugee exodus when 35,000 Cubans fled on rafts to the U.S. There's been a spike this year in Cubans risking their lives on rafts to reach the U.S.


A Photographic Tour Of A Country That Doesn't Like Cameras

Photographer Julia Leeb traveled to North Korea twice on tourist visas and shares her experience with a book of photos called North Korea: Anonymous Country.


Journalist Charles Bowden Dies At 69

Charles Bowden was an investigative journalist who spent much of his career delving into the world of drug cartels along the U.S.-Mexico border. Bowden died on Saturday after an illness.


Israel Claims 988 Acres Of West Bank Land

U.S. U.N. and Palestinian officials have criticized the decision. The land at the heart of the dispute hugs the line separating the West Bank from Israel and reaches in toward Palestinian villages.


Depression-Era Photos Make A Mark In American Photography

A Yale University project has organized and mapped photographs taken for the Farm Security Administration and Office of War Information from 1935 to 1946. Now there's an online tool to explore them.


Jihadi Recruiters Tailor Their Message To Online Trends

Steve Inskeep talks to a Haras Rafiq, a counter-extremism expert about how jihadi recruiters convince young men in Britain and the U.S. to go and fight for ISIS.


Cameron Seeks To Expand Terrorism Laws To Target British Fighters

Prime Minister David Cameron said it was abhorrent that British citizens declared their allegiance to groups like ISIS. He said new rules would allow police to seize passports of suspected militants.



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