David Greene http://wnku.org en Objects Spotted In Indian Ocean Possibly Linked To Missing Jet http://wnku.org/post/objects-spotted-indian-ocean-possibly-linked-missing-jet Australian officials say they are searching the Indian Ocean southwest of Perth after satellite images found objects that are possibly connected to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Thu, 20 Mar 2014 09:06:00 +0000 David Greene 33604 at http://wnku.org Sen. Durbin Says U.S. Is Ready To Provide Nonlethal Aid To Ukraine http://wnku.org/post/ukraine-sen-durbin-says-us-ready-provide-nonlethal-aid Transcript <p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST: <p>It's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>And I'm David Greene.<p>Just before residents of Crimea voted to break away from Ukraine and join Russia, a group of U.S. senators visited Kiev. They were showing support for Ukraine's new government, and also offering U.S. help. Among them was Illinois Democrat Richard Durbin. We reached him by phone in Chicago, and asked if the U.S. and Europe have to accept that Crimea is now part of Russia.<p>SENATOR RICHARD DURBIN: I don't accept that. I don't think we should. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 08:44:00 +0000 David Greene 33523 at http://wnku.org Clothing Retailer Lands End To Split From Sears http://wnku.org/post/clothing-retailer-lands-end-split-sears Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>NPR's business news begins with a split for Lands' End.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)<p>GREENE: Lands' End, the outdoor clothing retailer, will spin off from Sears Holdings Corporation next month and operate as a standalone, publicly traded company.<p>In its amended filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, Lands' End said stakeholders and Sears will receive about .3 shares of Lands' End Common Stock. Sears sales have declined since it combined with K-Mart in 2005. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 10:27:00 +0000 David Greene 33484 at http://wnku.org For Foster The People Frontman, Fame And Isolation http://wnku.org/post/foster-people-frontman-fame-then-isolation Transcript <p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "PUMPED UP SUP KICK")<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>A few years ago, this song came out of nowhere, "Pumped Up Kicks" from Foster The People, an unsigned band from L.A. It became one of 2011's biggest hits.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "PUMPED UP SUP KICK")<p>FOSTER THE PEOPLE: (Singing) All the other kids with the pumped up kicks, you better run, better run, outrun my gun. All the other...<p>GREENE: Song, as you can hear, has a summer party sound. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:07:00 +0000 David Greene 33474 at http://wnku.org Negotiators Gather In Vienna For Talks On Iran's Nukes http://wnku.org/post/negotiators-gather-vienna-talks-irans-nukes With the clock ticking on a six-month deal to limit Iran's nuclear program in exchange for easing economic sanctions, negotiators from Iran and world powers meet this week in Vienna. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 09:07:00 +0000 David Greene 33479 at http://wnku.org Broken Bells: Life 'After The Disco' http://wnku.org/post/broken-bells-life-after-disco <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhBewKu80Mg</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 07:02:00 +0000 David Greene 32026 at http://wnku.org Broken Bells: Life 'After The Disco' Supreme Court Declines To Consider Arizona Abortion Law http://wnku.org/post/supreme-court-declines-consider-arizona-abortion-law Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>And some news from the Supreme Court this morning: The justices have decided not to intervene in a legal battle over abortion in the state of Arizona. Earlier, an appeals court said the state's law banning most abortions after 20 weeks was unconstitutional. The high court's decision today not to review the case effectively blocks that ban from coming into place in Arizona.<p>NPR's Julie Rovner joins us to talk about the implications of this. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 17:19:00 +0000 David Greene 31267 at http://wnku.org How One D.C. Suburb Set A Gold Standard For Commuting http://wnku.org/post/how-one-dc-suburb-set-gold-standard-commuting It may come as a surprise to riders on Metro's Orange Line in Arlington, Va., just outside Washington, D.C., but the area sets the bar for suburban transit.<p>That's because a risky, expensive decision by local planners in the 1960s as the Washington subway system was about to be built helped this once-sleepy community come alive. It led to an increase in residents and decrease in traffic. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 07:09:00 +0000 David Greene 28563 at http://wnku.org How One D.C. Suburb Set A Gold Standard For Commuting 'Don't Give Up On Us': Puerto Ricans Wrestle With High Crime http://wnku.org/post/dont-give-us-puerto-ricans-wrestle-high-crime <em>Puerto Rico</em><em>'s population is declining. Faced with a deteriorating economy, increased poverty and a swelling crime rate, many Puerto Ricans are fleeing the island for the U.S. mainland. In a four-part series,</em><em> </em>Morning Edition<em> </em><em>explores this phenomenon, and how Puerto Rico's troubles are affecting its people and other Americans in unexpected ways.</em><p>Daysi Pena was selling cosmetics and accessories at the Rio Piedras market in San Juan, Puerto Rico, when she spotted two men getting out of a car. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 08:27:00 +0000 David Greene 19621 at http://wnku.org 'Don't Give Up On Us': Puerto Ricans Wrestle With High Crime Puerto Rico's Battered Economy: The Greece Of The Caribbean? http://wnku.org/post/puerto-ricos-battered-economy-greece-caribbean <em>Puerto Rico</em><em>'s population is declining. Faced with a deteriorating economy, increased poverty and a swelling crime rate, many citizens are fleeing the island for the U.S. mainland. In a four-part series,</em><em> </em>Morning Edition<em> </em><em>explores this phenomenon, and how Puerto Rico's troubles are affecting its people and other Americans in unexpected ways.</em><p>Edward Bonet's mom no longer tries to convince him to join her in Florida. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 07:58:00 +0000 David Greene 19576 at http://wnku.org Puerto Rico's Battered Economy: The Greece Of The Caribbean?