The Two-Way
11:12 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Survey Shows Uncertainty In Reporting Suspicious Activity

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 2:17 pm

At airports, train stations and other public places across the nation, the Department of Homeland Security's "See Something, Say Something" campaign has encouraged people to report suspicious activity in an effort to prevent terrorist attacks. But a recent government survey found citizens are not jumping in to report others.

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Politics
10:45 am
Wed April 25, 2012

As Gingrich Fades, Eyes Turn To VP Picks

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 12:06 pm

Mitt Romney swept all five primaries on Tuesday, solidifying his hold on the GOP presidential nomination. Newt Gingrich made a last stand in Delaware, but came up short and aides to the former House speaker say he plans to suspend his campaign soon and will likely endorse Romney.

Education
10:41 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Parents Hold Bake Sales To Pay Teachers

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 12:06 pm

After years of cuts to public school budgets across the country, many districts are relying on parents to pay for classroom supplies, extracurricular activities and even teacher salaries. But some worry that uneven distribution of funds will widen disparities between schools and between districts.

Europe
10:41 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Andres Breivik Awaits Sentence In Norway

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 12:06 pm

Anders Breivik testified that he was sane during his shooting and bombing spree, but argues that he did not commit a crime. He hoped they would force Norway to change its policy on immigration. Peter Talos, a reporter for the Norwegian News Agency, talks about what this case has meant for Norway.

The Two-Way
10:37 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Women's Rights Group Protests Facebook's All-Male Board

A group of women's rights activists are descending on Facebook's New York offices, today, to deliver what it says is an online petition from 53,000 people that demands Facebook add a woman to its board of directors before the company goes public.

In its petition, UltraViolet says that 58 percent of Facebook users are women, yet "despite the fact that women are responsible for most of Facebook's revenue and activity there currently is not a single woman on their board."

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The Two-Way
10:31 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Justices Signal Support For Arizona Immigration Law

The U.S. Supreme Court building.
Karen Bleier AFP/Getty Images

The early analyses of this morning's Supreme Court hearing on parts of Arizona's controversial immigration law are in, and the consensus is that the majority of justices will likely uphold the state's effort to reduce the number of people within its borders who may be there illegally.

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The Salt
10:02 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Mad Cow Disease: What You Need To Know Now

Cattle feeding practices have been changed in an effort to halt the spread of mad cow disease.
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Originally published on Thu April 26, 2012 7:29 am

Mad cow disease has been detected in a cow in California, the first time since 2006 that the deadly disease has surfaced in the U.S.

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The Two-Way
9:54 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Al Gore Put In Internet Hall Of Fame

Former Vice President Al Gore.
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We're sorry to be a day late — you'd think in the Internet age we would have been more on top of this.

Former Vice President Al Gore (D) is among the inaugural inductees in the Internet Hall of Fame.

He's been lauded by the Internet Society for being "a key proponent [as a senator and vice president] of sponsoring legislation that funded the expansion of and greater public access to the Internet."

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Radiolab Host on CNN
9:36 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Radiolab's Jad Abumrad on CNN "The Next List" - This Sunday

This Sunday, CNN's The Next List will profile Radiolab co-host Jad Abumrad. Jad tells The Next List about the changing face of radio, dissects the show's unique storytelling methods, and how he felt when he was told he would be named a MacArthur "Genius".  

The Next List airs Sundays at 2p ET on CNN.

The new season of Radiolab begins Saturday May 5 at 10:00 am, on Northwest Public Radio's NPR News Service.

The Two-Way
9:31 am
Wed April 25, 2012

U.K. Back In Recession, After First Quarter Contraction

After its economy shrunk by 0.2 percent in the first three months of the year, Britain was officially dragged backed into recession. As the AP reports, " two consecutive quarters of negative growth are required for a country to be officially deemed to be in recession."

What does this mean? It depends on which economist you talk to.

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