The Two-Way
5:25 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Former CIA Officer Indicted For Allegedly Sharing Secrets With Reporters

Former CIA officer John Kiriakou, leaves federal court in Alexandria, Va., in January.
Jacquelyn Martin AP

Originally published on Thu April 5, 2012 6:49 pm

A federal grand jury in Virginia has indicted former CIA officer John Kiriakou on charges that he violated the Espionage Act by allegedly sharing secret information about some of his colleagues with reporters.

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The Two-Way
5:02 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Obama, Romney Agree On One Thing: Women Should Be Allowed In Augusta

Patrons watch as Henrik Stenson of Sweden, Alvaro Quiros of Spain and Gary Woodland of the United States play the 16th green during the first round of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Thursday.
Streeter Lecka Getty Images

Originally published on Thu April 5, 2012 5:07 pm

Maybe this bipartisan thing will become a trend: As we noted, earlier today President Obama signed the JOBS Act into law flanked by Republican Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor.

And, now there's news that both President Obama and Mitt Romney agree on one thing: They both think women should be allowed to join the Augusta National Golf Club.

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Music News
4:55 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Rock Hall Inductees Offer Two Takes On New York Attitude

The Beastie Boys circa 1987.
Ebet Roberts Getty Images

Originally published on Fri April 6, 2012 12:01 am

A new batch of performers will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame later this month. In the weeks leading up to the induction ceremonies, Morning Edition is visiting the cities that gave birth to the inductees.

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New Tunes at Two
4:33 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Thursday, April 12th: LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III: Older Than My Old Man Now

Monday, April 9th: BONNIE RAITT - Slipstream

Tuesday, April 10th: THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND - Twenty Dozen

Wednesday, April 11th: NANCI GRIFFITH - Intersection

Thursday, April 12th: LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III - Older Than My Old Man Now

 

 

New Tunes at Two
4:32 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Wednesday, April 11th: NANCI GRIFFITH - Intersection

Monday, April 9th: BONNIE RAITT - Slipstream

Tuesday, April 10th: THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND - Twenty Dozen

Wednesday, April 11th: NANCI GRIFFITH - Intersection

Thursday, April 12th: LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III - Older Than My Old Man Now

 

 

New Tunes at Two
4:31 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Tuesday, April 10th: DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND - Twenty Dozen

Monday, April 9th: BONNIE RAITT - Slipstream

Tuesday, April 10th: THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND - Twenty Dozen

Wednesday, April 11th: NANCI GRIFFITH - Intersection

Thursday, April 12th: LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III - Older Than My Old Man Now

 

 

 

Media
4:31 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Murdoch's Unrivaled Hold On The Australian Press

Between 6 and 7 of every 10 copies of national and metro papers sold in Australia are owned by News Ltd., News Corp.'s Australian newspaper arm. The company owns The Australian and The Daily Telegraph; while The Age and The Sydney Morning Herald are owned by rival Fairfax Media.
Rick Rycroft AP

Step up to any newsstand in Australia, like the one in Melbourne's Central Business District, and ask who Rupert Murdoch is, and you might get an appraisal like this one from Tom Baxter, an officer with a local disability foundation: "Long time in newspapers, ruthless; dedicated to their craft; a global citizen."

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New Tunes at Two
4:30 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Monday, April 9th: BONNIE RAITT - Slipstream

Monday, April 9th: BONNIE RAITT - Slipstream

Tuesday, April 10th: THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND - Twenty Dozen

Wednesday, April 11th: NANCI GRIFFITH - Intersection

Thursday, April 12th: LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III - Older Than My Old Man Now

 

 

It's All Politics
4:02 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

South Carolina Gov. Haley: Ann Romney Is Mitt's 'Golden Ticket'

Mitt Romney laughs with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (right) during a campaign event in Greenville, S.C., on Jan. 20. Haley says Ann Romney (left) will be important in helping the former Massachusetts governor appeal to female voters.
Charles Dharapak AP

Originally published on Fri April 6, 2012 8:11 am

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has some unsolicited advice for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on appealing to female voters.

"The golden ticket that people need to see and see more of is Ann Romney," Haley told NPR's Steve Inskeep in an interview set to air on Friday's Morning Edition. Haley was responding to a question about polls that show strengthening support among women for President Obama.

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The Two-Way
3:55 pm
Thu April 5, 2012

Grammy-Winning Singer Youssou N'Dour Appointed Senegal's Culture Minister

Youssou N'dour speaks during a united opposition rally in February.
Gabriela Barnuevo AP

Youssou N'Dour, the Grammy-Award-winning artist best known for his singing in Peter Gabriel's hit In Your Eyes, has been appointed culture minister by Senegal's new government.

NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton reports that N'Dour was disqualified from running from president so he threw his support to the incoming president. Reporting from Bamako in Mali, Ofeibea filed this report:

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