Top Stories: Israel, Hamas Trade More Fire; Obama Visits Cambodia | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

NPR : News

Top Stories: Israel, Hamas Trade More Fire; Obama Visits Cambodia

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Pressure For Truce Grows, But Israel And Hamas Continue Firing.

-- U.S. Policy Is To Say 'Burma;' Obama Also Uses 'Myanmar'.

Other stories in the news:

-- "As Coasts Rebuild And U.S. Pays, Repeatedly, The Critics Ask Why." (The New York Times)

-- "Stock Futures Up On Optimism Over Budget Talks." (Reuters)

-- "Petraeus Biographer: Devastated By Affair Fallout." (The Associated Press)

-- "Obama Meets With Cambodia's Longtime 'Strongman.' " (The Associated Press)

-- "Twinkies May Find Buyer, Hostess CEO Says." (ABC News)

-- " 'Elmo' Accuser Flip Flops On Accusation." (New York's Daily News)

Copyright 2012 National Public Radio. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

NPR

Post-Ron Swanson, Nick Offerman Has The 'Gumption' To Be Himself

"I've never accused myself of being manly," Offerman says, noting his real-life persona is different from his Parks and Recreation character. His book is a set of essays about people who inspire him.
NPR

How Dangerous Is Powdered Alcohol?

Last month, the U.S. Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved a powdered alcohol product, making both parents and lawmakers nervous. Some states have already banned powdered alcohol. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Brent Roth of Wired, who made his own powdered concoction and put it to the test.
NPR

Senate Blocks Measures To Extend NSA Data Collection

The Senate worked late into the night but was not able to figure out what to do about expiring provisions in the Patriot Act that authorize the NSA's bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
NPR

The Future Of Cardiology Will Be Shown In 3-D

The Living Heart Project aims to create a detailed simulation of the human heart that doctors and engineers can use to test experimental treatments and interventions.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.