8:35am

Mon May 20, 2013
The Two-Way

Deborah Turness, Of British ITV, Will Be President Of NBC News

Deborah Turness.
NBCUniversal

NBC announced Monday that Deborah Turness, the former editor of the British ITV News, will become president of NBC News beginning in August.

Turness, the network said, becomes the first woman to head the news division of one of the Big Three television networks in the United States.

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8:01am

Mon May 20, 2013
The Salt

Can A Piece of Hair Reveal How Much Coke Or Pepsi You Drink?

Originally published on Mon May 20, 2013 9:00 am

Carbon isotope analysis: a scientific way to know just how much soda kids are drinking behind parents' backs?
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One way to know how much soda people drink is to ask them.

The problem? We tend to underestimate, lie or forget what we've consumed.

And this is a challenge for researchers who study the links between sugar-sweetened beverages and obesity.

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8:00am

Mon May 20, 2013
The Two-Way

Supreme Court Takes Case On Prayer At Government Meetings

The Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C., earlier this year.
Jonathan Ernst Reuters /Landov

A challenge to the way a western New York State town board has had prayers read before its public meetings has made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

The justices announced Monday morning that they will hear oral arguments in the case of Greece, N.Y. v. Galloway, Susan.

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8:00am

Mon May 20, 2013
The Two-Way

Immigration Officers' Union Will Oppose Senate Bill

U.S. Office of Air and Marine pilot Jake Dreher guards the border along the Rio Grande River in Mission, Texas.
John Moore Getty Images

The union that represents 12,000 officers who process immigration applications said they will oppose a bipartisan bill that seeks to overhaul the nation's immigration policies.

As Fox News reports, The National CIS Council is the second union to oppose the bill being discussed in Congress. The National ICE Council, which represents Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers, has expressed its opposition to the bill for a while now.

Fox reports:

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6:01am

Mon May 20, 2013

5:50am

Mon May 20, 2013
The Two-Way

Pledging Not To 'Screw It Up,' Yahoo Seals Deal For Tumblr

Originally published on Mon May 20, 2013 6:06 am

They're coming together: Yahoo will pay $1.1 billion to acquire Tumblr.
Fred Dufour AFP/Getty Images

The news that broke Sunday is now official.

Yahoo confirmed early Monday morning that it is buying Tumblr in a deal worth about $1.1 billion. "Per the agreement and our promise not to screw it up, Tumblr will be independently operated as a separate business," Yahoo added.

In its statement announcing the deal, Yahoo says that:

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5:45am

Mon May 20, 2013
KALW Almanac

Monday May 20, 2013

1916
  • 140th Day of 2013 / 225 Remaining
  • 32 Days Until The First Day of Summer
  • Sunrise:5:54
  • Sunset:8:17
  • 14 Hours 23 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:3:35pm
  • Moon Set:2:48am
  • Moon’s Phase:76 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • May 24 @ 9:27pm
  • Full Flower Moon
  • Full Corn Planting Moon
  • Full Milk Moon

In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time.

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Mon May 20, 2013
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