New Tunes at Two
8:28 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Thursday, October 4th: TREY ANASTASIO - Traveler

Monday, October 1st:
THE MOUNTAIN GOATS -
Transcendental Youth

Tuesday, October 2nd:
MARY JANE LAMOND & WENDY MACISAAC -
Seinn

Wednesday, October 3rd:
BENJAMIN GIBBARD -
Former Lives

Thursday, October 4th:
TREY ANASTASIO -
Traveler

New Tunes at Two
8:27 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Wednesday, October 3rd: BENJAMIN GIBBARD - Former Lives

Monday, October 1st: THE MOUNTAIN GOATS - Transcendental Youth

Tuesday, October 2nd: MARY JANE LAMOND & WENDY MACISAAC - Seinn

Wednesday, October 3rd: BENJAMIN GIBBARD - Former Lives

Thursday, October 4th: TREY ANASTASIO - Traveler

New Tunes at Two
8:26 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Tuesday, October 2nd: MARY JANE LAMOND & WENDY MACISAAC - Seinn

Monday, October 1st: THE MOUNTAIN GOATS - Transcendental Youth

Tuesday, October 2nd: MARY JANE LAMOND & WENDY MACISAAC - Seinn

Wednesday, October 3rd: BENJAMIN GIBBARD - Former Lives

Thursday, October 4th: TREY ANASTASIO - Traveler

The Two-Way
8:15 am
Mon October 1, 2012

With First Debate This Week, We Really Are In Campaign's Final Stretch

The contenders.
Alex Wong (photo of Mitt Romney); John Gurzinski (photo of President Obama) Getty Images

We're nearly to the last of the many milestones that come along during presidential campaigns.

The primaries? Long over.

The conventions? All wrapped up.

Labor Day, when voters supposedly start paying attention? That was four weeks ago.

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Around the Nation
7:35 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Jack White Disappointed In Fans' Energy Level

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

The Two-Way
7:34 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Bombing Kills At Least 14 In Afghanistan, Including Three NATO Troops

Blood stained the ground at the scene today in Khost, where a suicide bomber struck.
Anwarullah Reuters /Landov

Some of the latest news from Afghanistan, including a grim milestone:

-- "A suicide bombing [today] in the eastern Afghan city of Khost has killed at least 14 people, three of them Nato soldiers, officials say." (BBC News)

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Media
7:30 am
Mon October 1, 2012

'The Onion' Apologizes For Presidential Poll

The satirical news site reported a bogus poll: 77 percent of rural white voters would rather vote for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad than President Obama. The Iranian news agency Fars did not understand it was a joke, and reported the survey as fact.

Middle East
5:20 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Syria Experiences More Bloody Weekend Fighting

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

It's MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Steve Inskeep.

Day after day in Syria, people are being killed, but sometimes it takes a weekend like this past one to remind us just how horrifying the conflict is. Government troops were battling rebels were for control of Aleppo, Syria's largest such city. And as they fought, flames spred through a centuries-old market, burning huge sections to the ground.

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Business
5:13 am
Mon October 1, 2012

Maker Faire Celebrates Do-It-Yourself-Culture

Originally published on Mon October 1, 2012 5:23 pm

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Thousands of people gathered at the New York Hall of Science this weekend for what's called the World Maker Faire. It was the third an annual celebration of 21st century Do-It-Yourself culture, with workshops, speakers and demonstrations.

But, as reporter Stan Alcorn discovered, the main attraction is the makers themselves.

STAN ALCORN, BYLINE: At the center of the World Maker Faire is Katy Perry.

JESSE GREEN: Katy Perry is the unicorn that we made for a friend's wedding.

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