8:01pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Out In The Bay

Out In The Bay 7/12/12

DOMA

8:01pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Out In The Bay

Out In The Bay 7/12/12

DOMA

5:00pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: July 12, 2012

The problems of using eyewitness ID's as evidence, a wrongfully convicted man is still fighting to save his name after prison, and how wrongful convictions happen.

4:29pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Britain's National Archives Releases Documents Detailing Work Of 'UFO Desk'

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 5:42 pm

This picture titled "UFO near helicopter" was released by the National Archives.
The National Archives, U.K.

Britain's National Archives has released the ninth tranche of documents about the country's once secret "UFO desk."

According to The Guardian, the documents are the first to detail the inner workings of the team that operated under the country's Ministry of Defence.

The Guardian reports:

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4:25pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Cops & Courts

Criminal Justice Conversations with David Onek: Nancy Mullane, Author, Life After Murder

David Onek and Nancy Mullane in studio.

Nancy Mullane, author of Life After Murder: Five Men in Search of Redemption, discusses the stories of five men at San Quentin prison convicted of murder and then released on parole, how she built trust with these men, the Governor’s unique role in California’s parole process, the extremely low recidivism rates for paroled murderers, and more.

Nancy Mullane Interview Highlights

Mullane on Why She Wrote Life After Murder:

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3:44pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Two-Way

From Our Readers On Dylan's Electric Guitar: 'That Is Chutzpah'

We told readers not to "get excited" in our headline about PBS' History Detectives potentially misidentifying a guitar from Bob Dylan's first electric performance. Our commenters took our advice, but they certainly showed some ire that the guitar, famous or not, would not have been returned to the artist in the first place.

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3:10pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Election 2012

Arizona Tea Party Activists Say They're Back

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 3:37 pm

Arizona businessman Wil Cardon attends a luncheon in Scottsdale. Cardon faces six-term Rep. Jeff Flake in the Republican primary race for U.S. Senate.
Andrea Hsu NPR

Maricopa County, Ariz., where 3 out of 5 Republicans in the state live, has become a hotbed of Tea Party activism.

That's where the head of the Original North Phoenix Tea Party lives. His name is Wesley Harris, and he used to manufacture precision rifle barrels. These days, his son runs the business, while Harris spends most of his time as a full-time Tea Party activist.

Running Against Disenchantment

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3:10pm

Thu July 12, 2012
It's All Politics

Between Touchdowns And Triple Jumps, Politicians Are Popping Up On ESPN

Originally published on Fri July 13, 2012 8:10 am

Will these Green Bay fans be cheering as much as they did during the 2011 Super Bowl when their beloved Packer games are interrupted by local political ads this fall?
Matt Ludtke Getty Images

Along with the highlights, the trade rumors and news of misbehaving athletes, viewers of ESPN's SportsCenter are about to get a bigger dose of politics.

The sports giant says it will sell commercial time to candidates in local markets now instead of just nationally. Executives are selling it as a good fit for politicians.

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3:07pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Opposition Forces Say At Least 100 Killed By Assad Regime In Syria

Al Arabiya is calling it another "massacre." Quoting the opposition, they report that "scores of dead bodies were scattered in houses and in farms in al-Tremsa, while more than 150 dead bodies have been piled up in the al-Tremsa mosque."

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2:36pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Middle East

Report: Violence Against West Bank Palestinians Is Up

Originally published on Sat July 14, 2012 5:47 am

Jewish settlers in the West Bank throw stones during clashes with Palestinians near the city of Nablus on May 19. A new report says violence by settlers directed at West Bank Palestinians is up sharply over the past three years.
Jaafar Ashtiyeh AFP/Getty Images

Farming is the mainstay of the Palestinian communities around the West Bank village of Yanoun. Animals graze the land, and Palestinians make their living by harvesting citrus fruits and olives.

Last Saturday, Palestinians say, a group of Jewish settlers killed some of the sheep belonging to the Bani Jabr family. Palestinians say its part of a regular pattern of harassment in the area by settlers.

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