7:39am

Mon May 13, 2013
Shots - Health News

Teens Who Text And Drive Often Take Other Risks

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 8:21 am

Dylan Young, then 18, posed for a photo as a vehicle cruised by North Arlington, N.J., in June 2012. Young was in a fender-bender accident caused by being distracted while texting and driving.
Julio Cortez AP

Almost half of teenagers cop to texting while driving. And those texting teens are more likely to make other risky moves while in the car, too.

That includes not wearing seat belts, drinking and driving, and riding with a driver who's been drinking, a study just published in the journal Pediatrics finds.

Car crashes have long been the leading cause of death for teenagers, even before texting entered the scene.

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7:38am

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Video Shows Suspect In New Orleans Shootings, Police Say

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 9:40 am

An image taken from a video released by New Orleans Police Monday shows a suspect in the Mother's Day parade shootings that left 19 people wounded.
NOPD

New Orleans police have released images of a suspected gunman in Sunday's shootings that wounded 19 people at a local Mother's Day parade. Authorities are asking for the public's help to identify the man, one of three suspects in the shootings.

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6:36am

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

IRS Targeted Additional Conservative Groups, Probe Shows

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 9:14 am

Dennis Brack Landov

"The Internal Revenue Service's scrutiny of conservative groups went beyond those with 'tea party' or 'patriot' in their names — as the agency admitted Friday — to also include ones worried about government spending, debt or taxes, and even ones that lobbied to 'make America a better place to live,' " The Wall Street Journal reports.

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5:52am

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Britain's Cameron Sees 'A Real Breakthrough' On Syria

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 9:17 am

British Prime Minister David Cameron (left) and Russian President Vladimir Putin viewed the Sochi Olympic Park along the Black Sea coast by helicopter Friday.
Nikolsky Alexei ITAR-TASS /Landov
  • On 'Morning Edition': British Prime Minister David Cameron talks with NPR's Steve Inskeep

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry "made a real breakthrough" last week in talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin when they agreed there will be an American-Russian peace conference on Syria, British Prime Minister David Cameron told NPR on Monday.

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5:16am

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

'I Hope He Rots,' Says Brother Of Cleveland Kidnap Suspect

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 7:24 am

Onil (left) and Pedro Castro in an exclusive interview broadcast Monday morning on CNN.
CNN

Calling his brother a hateful monster, Onil Castro has told CNN he hopes Ariel Castro "rots in that jail."

"I want him to suffer," he said of Ariel, the 52-year-old man accused of holding three young women captive in his Cleveland home for about a decade — years in which Ariel Castro allegedly raped them repeatedly and subjected them to other physical and mental torment.

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4:58am

Mon May 13, 2013
KALW Almanac

Monday May 13, 2013

1918
  • 133rd Day of 2013 / 232 Remaining
  • 39 Days Until The First Day of Summer
  • Sunrise:6:00
  • Sunset:8:11
  • 14 Hours 11 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:8:52am
  • Moon Set:11:25pm
  • Moon’s Phase:13 %
  • 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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4:43am

Mon May 13, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Mich. School System Won't Ban Anne Frank's 'Pornographic' Diary

Anne Frank is seen at Amsterdam Town Hall in July 1941.
AP

The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.

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4:29am

Mon May 13, 2013
Middle East

Cameron: We Have To 'Step Up Our Help' To Syrian Opposition

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 5:41 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting with President Obama at this hour here in Washington. They're at the White House. A big topic on their agenda is what to do about the civil war in Syria. We spoke with Prime Minister Cameron earlier this morning.

Prime minister, welcome to the program.

PRIME MINISTER DAVID CAMERON: Good morning. Great to be on. Thank you for having me.

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4:24am

Mon May 13, 2013
Around the Nation

4-Year-Old Boy Chosen As Mayor Of Dorset, Minn.

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 5:41 am

Transcript

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. What the mayor of Dorset, Minnesota lacks in experience he makes up for with youthful enthusiasm. Mayor Bobby Tufts is four years old. He won his seat by having his name picked out of a hat. That's an annual tradition for the small town of 22. Mayor Tufts is celebrated in town as a singer, a dancer, and a fisherman.

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4:17am

Mon May 13, 2013
Around the Nation

Well, That's One Way To Stop Smoking

Originally published on Mon May 13, 2013 5:41 am

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning, I'm Steve Inskeep.

Etta Mae Lopez needed help. She wanted to quit smoking. She decided she needed to go someplace where she could not go buy cigarettes. And the place that came to mind was jail. Ms. Lopez says this is the reason she went to a jail, walked up to a Sacramento sheriff's deputy and slapped him in the face. The deputy took her inside the jail, where she slapped him again. After pleading no contest to a misdemeanor, she faces 63 smoke-free days.

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