8:34am

Mon December 3, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Turnstyle: Self-taught teenage engineer builds radio station from scrap metal

If you haven’t already met 15-year-old Kelvin Doe, it’s time. The kid will no doubt be a household name in the U.S. within a decade.

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8:30am

Mon December 3, 2012
NPR Story

MILLENNIAL WOMEN CONFIDENT AT WORK

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 9:13 am

Telecommuting and flexible schedules are the latest tools for establishing work-life balance. 'Generation Y' women are taking greater advantage of them. Host Michel Martin talks to Laura Sessions Stepp, who has written about the career choices of millennial women in this week's Washington Post Magazine.

8:30am

Mon December 3, 2012
Law

Is The Voting Rights Act Outdated?

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 9:13 am

Transcript

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Coming up, we will speak with the author of a new study that offers some intriguing insights about why some people move up in the workplace more quickly than others. That conversation is coming up in a few minutes.

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8:30am

Mon December 3, 2012
Race

WHY YOU NEED A WORK 'SPONSOR'

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 9:13 am

Transcript

MICHEL MARTIN, HOST:

I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We're going to spend the next few minutes talking about the world of work. Later, we take a look at this week's Washington Post Magazine and we'll speak with a writer who says that the so-called millennial generation, especially the women, really are changing what work looks like.

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8:21am

Mon December 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Catherine, Duchess Of Cambridge, Is Pregnant

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 10:23 am

April 29, 2011: Their Royal Highnesses Prince William, Duke of Cambridge and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge kiss on the balcony at Buckingham Palace after their wedding.
Peter Macdiarmid Getty Images

Here's the news you've been waiting for, royal watchers:

"The Duchess of Cambridge is expecting a baby, St James's Palace has announced." (BBC News)

That would be Catherine, wife of Prince William (the Duke of Cambridge). They, of course, are the potential future king and queen.

The BBC adds that:

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8:05am

Mon December 3, 2012
The Salt

Caught: Lobster Cannibals Captured On Film Along Maine Coast

Originally published on Thu December 6, 2012 6:08 am

Maine scientists catch an adult lobster eating baby lobster for dinner.
Courtesy of Noah Oppenheim.

Step back, lobsters coming through!

This summer lobsters exploded in number along the Maine coast. There were so many crustaceans crawling along the ocean floor – and into fishermen's traps – that lobster prices plummeted. Many fishermen tied up their boats, and a price war even broke out between Canadian and Maine seafood distributors.

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8:04am

Mon December 3, 2012
The Two-Way

A Syrian Tank Shells Turkey, Yet The Response Is Silence. Why?

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 9:28 am

Turkish soldiers stand guard in the town of Akcakale, just across the border from Syria, on Oct. 4. The Turks have often issued stern warnings and retaliated when shooting from the Syrian war has come across their border. But Turkey did not respond to an incident over the weekend.
Bulent Kilic AFP/Getty Images

Whenever the Syrian military fires across the border into Turkey, it threatens to ignite a major confrontation.

But sometimes the Turks choose to play down cross-border attacks on their territory, and an episode Saturday shows how complicated these shootings can be in a war that continues to evolve.

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6:20am

Mon December 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Murdoch's News Corp. Shuts Down 'The Daily'

Originally published on Mon December 3, 2012 7:01 am

News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch in February 2011, when The Daily was launched. Now, it's in shutdown mode.
Spencer Platt Getty Images

Saying that "we could not find a large enough audience quickly enough to convince us the business model was sustainable in the long-term," News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch said this morning that The Daily will "cease standalone publication" on Dec. 15.

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5:32am

Mon December 3, 2012
The Two-Way

Top Stories: 'Fiscal Cliff' Talks Continue; Clinton Warns Syria

Hundreds of supporters of Egypt's president Mohammed Morsi protested outside a top Egyptian court Sunday in Cairo.
Mahmoud Khaled AFP/Getty Images

5:15am

Mon December 3, 2012
KALW Almanac

Monday December 3, 2012

1999 - Tori Murden rows the Atlantic (highlighted story below)
  • 338th Day of 2012 / 28 Remaining
  • 18 Days Until The First Day of Winter
  • Sunrise:7:08
  • Sunset:4:51
  • 9 Hours 43 Minutes of Daylight
  • Moon Rise:9:40pm
  • Moon Set:10:38am
  • Moon’s Phase: 77 %
  • The Next Full Moon
  • December 28 @ 2:22 am
  • Full Cold Moon
  • Full Long Nights Moon
  • During this month the winter cold fastens its grip, and nights are at their longest and darkest.
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