1:57pm

Mon April 15, 2013
Deceptive Cadence

Remembering Colin Davis, A Conductor Beloved Late In Life

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 11:59 pm

The late Colin Davis conducting the last night of Proms at London's Royal Albert Hall in September 1968.
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1:19pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

2013 Pulitzers Honor Sharon Olds, Adam Johnson, New York Times

Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 6:37 am

The new batch of Pulitzer Prize winners has just been announced, with novelist Adam Johnson winning the fiction prize with The Orphan Master's Son. The winners of the prizes for Americans' best work in journalism, drama, music, and writing also receive a $10,000 cash award.

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12:11pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Germany Braces For Trial Blamed On Right-Wing Extremists

Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 5:20 am

Police in Munich, Germany, stand watch last week as activists protest against right-wing violence. A trial is set to begin next month for men charged in the killings of nine immigrants and a German policewoman.
Johannes Simon Getty Images

Germany is preparing for its most important terrorism trial in decades.

Ten people — eight of them of Turkish descent, one of Greek extraction and one a German policewoman, were gunned down between 2000 and 2007. For years, German authorities failed to see a link between the crimes, even though the same gun was used in all of the shootings. They also rejected any link to right-wing extremism.

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12:11pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Two Explosions Rock Boston Marathon Finish Line; At Least 3 Dead, Dozens Injured

Originally published on Tue April 16, 2013 2:20 am

Medical workers aid injured people at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston on Monday.
Charles Krupa AP

Two explosions rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon this afternoon, leaving at least three dead and dozens injured, the Boston Police Department reports.

The explosions happened in quick succession four hours after the beginning of the race, the world's oldest and one of the most prestigious road races in the world. At that point, the majority of 27,000 runners had crossed the finish line. Thousands, however, were still out on the course.

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12:04pm

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Ford, GM Will Jointly Develop Fuel-Efficient Transmissions

Schematic of the current generation of six-speed transmissions co-developed by GM and Ford.
GM Wieck

Rivals Ford and General Motors said Monday they will work together to develop new transmissions aimed at helping them meet upcoming fuel efficiency standards.

The new 9-speed transmissions for front-wheel-drive vehicles and 10 speeds for rear-drive and SUVs and trucks are expected to reach the market by 2016.

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12:00pm

Mon April 15, 2013
My Mix Tape

"Gypsy" by Fleetwood Mac

Although at times it's hard, Michael Hurley encourages us to never give up on love with this tune. 

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12:00pm

Mon April 15, 2013
My Mix Tape

"I Left My Heart in San Francisco" by Tony Bennett

Hilltops, cable cars, and fog typify San Francisco - the beholder of Tony Bennet’s heart - and remind Leslie Spagnola why she resettled in the Bay Area.

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11:22am

Mon April 15, 2013
The Two-Way

Poll: Vast Majority Of Undocumented Immigrants Have Connection To Citizens

Maglena Gomez waves an American flag as she and others participate in a march that organizers said was an attempt to get the U.S. Congress to say yes to immigration reform on April 6, 2013 in Miami, Florida.
Joe Raedle Getty Images

A vast majority of undocumented Latino immigrants (85 percent) have family connections to U.S. citizens, a new poll finds.

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11:16am

Mon April 15, 2013
The Salt

Sandwich Monday: The Egg Rollie

Originally published on Wed April 17, 2013 12:04 pm

In progress.
NPR

Ever since Neanderthal man first cooked mammoth eggs over a fire, we've been looking for newer and better ways to cook eggs. Finally, the Egg Rollie is here. Take a second to watch the video above, then recoil in horror, then read our review.

Ian: "EGG-cellent!" I love the way it "EGG-scretes" the eggs!

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11:05am

Mon April 15, 2013
Author Interviews

Pretending To Be A 'Good Nurse,' Serial Killer Targeted Patients

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 12:55 pm

In a new book, Charles Graeber tells the story of Charlie Cullen, a registered nurse who was was dubbed "The Angel of Death" by the media after he was implicated in the deaths of as many as 300 patients.
Twelve Books

In 2003, police in Somerset County, N.J., arrested a hospital nurse named Charlie Cullen who was suspected of injecting patients with lethal doses of a variety of medications. Cullen would turn out to be one of the nation's most prolific serial killers, murdering dozens, perhaps hundreds of people in nine hospitals over a 16-year period.

Journalist Charles Graeber spent six years investigating the Cullen case, and is the only reporter to have spoken with Cullen in prison. In his new book, The Good Nurse, Graeber pieces together the elements of Cullen's story.

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