11:05am

Tue November 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Church Of England Votes Against Introducing Female Bishops

Rev. Sally Hitchiner stands outside Church House during a lunch break on Tuesday.
Peter Macdiarmid Getty Images

The Guardian, which followed the vote live, says whether to allow female bishops was the Church of England's biggest decision in 20 years.

A majority of the House of Bishops voted yes. A majority of the House of Clergy voted yes. But about 36 percent of The House of Laity, members elected by lay members of the church, voted no.

The measure needed a two-thirds majority in all three houses to pass.

The Guardian writes:

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10:40am

Tue November 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Time Again To Talk Turkey, And Why Frying Can Be Fatal

Originally published on Wed November 21, 2012 5:22 am

Don't try this at home: A fryer that was put in a garage and into which a still-frozen bird was placed. Those are two common mistakes.
State Farm

10:20am

Tue November 20, 2012
The Picture Show

Rockets, Cigarettes And A Lion: Just A Few Of The Things Smuggled Into Gaza

Originally published on Sun November 25, 2012 6:54 am

A worker emerges from one of hundreds of smuggling tunnels that connect the Gaza Strip and Egypt.
Paolo Pellegrin National Geographic

Palestinian militants have fired hundreds of rockets from the Gaza Strip into Israel during the latest bloodletting, and are believed to have thousands more in stock. Where do all these rockets come from, when Gaza is a tiny sliver of land that has no major manufacturing and is constantly monitored by Israel's military?

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10:07am

Tue November 20, 2012
The Two-Way

Talks With Colombian Government Are On A Good Path, Says FARC Negotiator

Originally published on Tue November 20, 2012 11:53 am

Colombian members of FARC, commanders Ivan Marquez, center, and Rodrigo Granda, left, arrive at Convention Palace in Havana for the peace talks with the Colombian government on Monday.
Adalberto Roque AFP/Getty Images

We know all eyes are in Egypt today, where negotiations for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas are ongoing.

But there is another set of talks happening in Havana, Cuba that is worth paying attention to. Those negotiations are happening between the government of Colombia and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the country's Marxist guerilla.

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9:52am

Tue November 20, 2012
Music Reviews

The Insect Trust: An American Band Deconstructed

Originally published on Mon November 26, 2012 8:40 am

The Insect Trust.
Courtesy of the artist

9:52am

Tue November 20, 2012
Shots - Health News

Many Surgical Complications Show Up After Patients Get Home

Originally published on Tue November 20, 2012 10:59 am

Researchers find that more than 40 percent of surgical complications happen after patients leave the hospital.
iStockphoto.com

It's natural for patients returning home from the hospital after surgery to feel a sense of relief that the worst is over. But, research published this week suggests those patients and their doctors shouldn't let their guard down too soon.

More than 40 percent of all patients who experience complications after surgery experience them at home, according to a study in the journal Archives of Surgery. Half of those complications occur within nine days of patients leaving the hospital.

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9:41am

Tue November 20, 2012
Education

Future Of Cash-Strapped Historic Black Colleges

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CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST:

This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Celeste Headlee. Michel Martin is away. Coming up, short-term jitters are leading many small investors to pull their money off of Wall Street. We're going to ask what that could mean for them and the market in the long run. That's just ahead.

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9:39am

Tue November 20, 2012
The Two-Way

In Syria, An Act Of Reconciliation Stirs Fierce Debate

Originally published on Tue November 20, 2012 10:41 am

Supporters of President Bashar Assad speak with U.N. monitors who were arriving in the town in May. The monitors have since left.
Joseph Eid AFP/Getty Images

After 20 months of violence in Syria, acts of reconciliation are scarce.

When one took place earlier this month in the town of Tel Kalakh, near the border with Lebanon, it touched off a fierce debate.

The man at the center is Ahmad Munir Muhammed, the governor of Homs, who has long been known as a loyalist of embattled President Bashar Assad.

However, Muhammed made an official visit to Tel Kalakh, where the majority of neighborhoods are controlled by the rebels.

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9:38am

Tue November 20, 2012
Technology

Gmail Sends Message In Cherokee

Originally published on Tue November 20, 2012 9:41 am

The Cherokee Nation has teamed up with Google to launch Gmail in the Cherokee language. They hope to give young Cherokees a chance to use the language every day. Guest host Celeste Headlee discusses the project with Google Senior Software Engineer Craig Cornelius and Cherokee language expert Joseph Erb.

9:38am

Tue November 20, 2012
Business

Are Stocks Threatened By 'Generation Sell'?

Fewer than 20 percent of Americans now say they're interested in buying stocks. That's according to a survey conducted by the site Bankrate.com. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to Roben Farzad, contributor for Bloomberg BusinessWeek about what this could mean for the market's future.

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