Neil Young is as busy this year as any other: two 2012 releases with Crazy Horse (Americana, and his brand new Psychedelic Pill), a huge autobiography (Waging Heavy Peace), and various ongoing projects from designing an electric car, to inventing a new listening format, to caring for his son and ranch. We celebrate his birthday today by revisiting his 1974 album "On the Beach" for your Spindale Cycle. Not a favorite among critics back then, but one of Neil's favorites, and nowadays a favorite of his hardcore fans.
David Petraeus, while he was the top commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan, and Paula Broadwell in July 2011. He resigned from his post as CIA director because of an extramarital affair they had.
Originally published on Mon November 12, 2012 3:16 pm
At Arlington National Cemetery on Sunday, President Obama expressed the nation's gratitude to its veterans.
"Whenever America has come under attack, you've risen to her defense," he said. "Whenever our freedoms have come under assault, you've responded with resolve. Time and again, at home and abroad, you and your families have sacrificed to protect that powerful promise that all of us hold so dear –- life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."
It's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.
The nation's capital this morning is trying to make sense of the sudden resignation last week of CIA director David Petraeus. More details are emerging about the extramarital affair that brought Petraeus down. It came to light following an FBI investigation that was not focused originally on the CIA director, but which soon led straight to him.