10:41am

Tue July 24, 2012
The Two-Way

Gun Sales Are Up Sharply In Colorado Since Theater Shootings

Originally published on Tue July 24, 2012 1:04 pm

iStockphoto.com

Sales of guns have risen strongly in Colorado since the early Friday shootings at a movie theater near Denver that left 12 people dead and 58 wounded.

The Denver Post reports that:

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10:03am

Tue July 24, 2012
The Two-Way

Nothing To Report Yet, 'Disappointed' Amelia Earhart Searchers Say

Google honors Amelia Earhart today, on her 115th birthday.
Google.com

The team of searchers and scientists who were hoping to find pieces of aviator Amelia Earhart's plane off an island in the mid-Pacific report being "disappointed that we did not make a dramatic and conclusive discovery."

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10:00am

Tue July 24, 2012
-Tuned To Yesterday

Tuned to Yesterday

# 610, Broadway, Campbell Playhouse “Show Boat” 3/31/39  \

Tuned To Yesterday features programs from radio's golden era. Drama, Comedy, Western, Sci-Fi and more. Produced by Mark Lavonier. 

9:51am

Tue July 24, 2012
The Torch

Let's Catch Up: Olympic Coaches Won't March; North Korea Wants Games On TV

London Underground employee John Light (!) carries the Olympic torch onto a train at Wimbledon Station.
LOCOG

Good morning. With three days until the official opener of the 2012 London Games, here's a summary of the news coming out of the Olympics:

  • U.S. (and other) coaches will not be walking in Friday's Opening Ceremonies, because Olympic honchos wanted to shorten the ceremony. Some don't even have tickets.
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9:41am

Tue July 24, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

HIV Testing Goes Mobile In Rural South Africa

Originally published on Tue July 24, 2012 11:16 am

A Doctors Without Borders counselor tests a South African woman for HIV.
Jason Beaubien NPR

Across South Africa there's a push to get more people tested for HIV.

Nationwide, roughly 18 percent of adults are infected with the virus, but many of them don't know it. And that information gap enables the spread of HIV.

In a rural part of the province of KwaZulu-Natal, Doctors Without Borders is setting up mobile testing centers in tents. Teams are also going door to door offering HIV tests on the spot.

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9:08am

Tue July 24, 2012
Business

'News Of The World' Editors Charged In Hacking

Originally published on Wed July 25, 2012 10:30 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

We've been following some big developments today in the News of the World phone-hacking scandal in Britain. Prosecutors are charging eight people - including a former top aide to Prime Minister David Cameron - and a woman who was Rupert Murdoch's top lieutenant. NPR's Philip Reeves reports.

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9:08am

Tue July 24, 2012
The Two-Way

Post-Hinckley Changes Make Insanity Defense Hard For Colo. Suspect

Originally published on Tue July 24, 2012 10:30 am

James Holmes in a photograph taken by police during his booking.
Arapahoe County Sheriff

Whether James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater will mount an insanity defense isn't yet known.

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9:06am

Tue July 24, 2012
Regional Coverage

Same sex marriage celebrates its first anniversary

  • Same sex marriage celebrates its first anniversary

It's been a year since gay marriage became legal in New York state.  Since the initial rush the Syracuse City Clerk's office says it has seen a steady number of same sex licenses applications. Through Mid-July, that means 135 marriage licenses issued to gay and lesbian couples.

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8:01am

Tue July 24, 2012
The Two-Way

VIDEO: After Trade, Ichiro Says Sayonara To Seattle With Hit As A Yankee

Now batting for the Yankees, Ichiro Suzuki.
Otto Greule Jr. Getty Images

Baseball fans love perfect moments.

-- Babe Ruth hitting his "called shot."

-- Ted Williams homering in his last at-bat (and not tipping his cap).

-- Willie Mays and "the catch."

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7:22am

Tue July 24, 2012
The Two-Way

Former Murdoch Editors Face Criminal Charges In U.K. Phone Hacking Scandal

Originally published on Tue July 24, 2012 8:05 am

Rebekah Brooks, who has now been charged in the phone hacking scandal.
Leon Neal AFP/Getty Images

Two former top editors at News Corp.'s now defunct News of the World tabloid in the U.K., including a man who later became a spokesman for Prime Minister David Cameron, now face criminal charges related to the so-called hacking scandal.

The BBC writes that "eight people, including Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, will face a total of 19 charges relating to phone hacking, the Crown Prosecution Service" announced today. Coulson, after leaving Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., worked for Cameron.

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