All Things Considered Weekend http://delmarvapublicradio.net en The Troubling Implications Of The Celebrity Photo Leak http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/troubling-implications-celebrity-photo-leak To learn more about the recent celebrity photo hack, Melissa Block speaks with Matthew Green of Johns Hopkins University. They discuss how the photos might have been obtained, as well as how you can protect your own material saved to the cloud. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Troubling+Implications+Of+The+Celebrity+Photo+Leak&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjcyMDE0MDEyNzUzOTU1NTMzNmE5NQ010)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:55:00 +0000 editor 60513 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Sounds From The First Day Of School http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/sounds-first-day-school The day after Labor Day is traditionally the end of summer break and the start of the school year. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:11:00 +0000 editor 60511 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Sounds From The First Day Of School North Korea Grants Interviews With American Detainees: To What End? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/north-korea-grants-interviews-american-detainees-what-end Two U.S. news organizations, CNN and the Associated Press, were granted interviews with three men detained by North Korean authorities. To learn more about why, and what North Korea hopes to gain from the publicity, Melissa Block talks with Georgetown professor Victor Cha, the former director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:10:00 +0000 editor 60512 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/should-local-police-get-militarys-extra-armored-trucks Mine-resistant, ambush-protected troop carriers, known as MRAPs, were built to withstand bomb blasts. They can weigh nearly 20 tons, and many U.S. troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan are alive today because of them. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:09:00 +0000 David Welna 60507 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks? In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!) http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/tom-hanks-ipad-app-typewriters-make-triumphant-return-ding Tom Hanks' love affair with typewriters began in the 1970s, with his first proper typewriter — a Hermes 2000. Typewriters are "beautiful works of art," he tells NPR's Audie Cornish. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:03:00 +0000 NPR Staff 60508 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!) State Dept. Officials Work To Verify Islamic State's Beheading Video http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/state-dept-officials-work-verify-islamic-states-beheading-video In a new video released by the militant group Islamic State, American journalist Steven Sotloff appears to be killed by extremists associated with the group. U.S. officials are working to determine the video's authenticity. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=State+Dept.+Officials+Work+To+Verify+Islamic+State%27s+Beheading+Video&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MzM1ODU4MDEzMTg5NjcxOTBkZGJhOA004)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:50:00 +0000 editor 60506 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Golf Course Provides Oasis For Low-Income Kids http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/golf-course-provides-oasis-low-income-kids <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Golf+Course+Provides+Oasis+For+Low-Income+Kids&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>You're listening to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News.<p>CORNISH: All summer, dozens of lower-income kids in Providence, Rhode Island learned golf. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 John Bender 60456 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net On Final Recording, Joe Beck Exposes Possibilities Of The Guitar http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/final-recording-joe-beck-exposes-possibilities-guitar <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=On+Final+Recording%2C+Joe+Beck+Exposes+Possibilities+Of+The+Guitar&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzczMDA2MDEzNTg3ODA1MTAzZjYxNg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 Tom Moon 60461 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net As Casinos Close, Atlantic City Tries To Pivot Focus Elsewhere http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/casinos-close-atlantic-city-tries-pivot-focus-elsewhere <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=As+Casinos+Close%2C+Atlantic+City+Tries+To+Pivot+Focus+Elsewhere&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjIyMDEyMTY4NDM0NjllZGJiNw004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 editor 60462 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Islamic State Suffers Rare Defeat In Amerli http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/islamic-state-suffers-rare-defeat-amerli <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Islamic+State+Suffers+Rare+Defeat+In+Amerli&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMzY5MzE4MDEzMTE3ODg5NDA4ZjRiNg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>In Iraq, radical Sunni fighters calling themselves the Islamic State or Isis have suffered a rare defeat. Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege on the town of Amerli, where residents have enough food and water today for the first time in weeks. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:45:00 +0000 Peter Kenyon 60426 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net 'A Thousand Mirrors' Shows Two Views Of One Long, Brutal War http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/thousand-mirrors-shows-two-views-one-long-brutal-war It's hard to comprehend the toll Sri Lanka's civil war took on the South Asian country. The United Nations estimates that between 80,000 and 100,000 people lost their lives in the conflict — all on an island just slightly larger than West Virginia.<p>Ethnic tensions between two main ethnic groups in Sri Lanka — the majority Sinhalese and minority Tamils — simmered through the '60s and '70s. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:33:00 +0000 NPR Staff 60423 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net 'A Thousand Mirrors' Shows Two Views Of One Long, Brutal War Ty Segall Rocks Out — Acoustic-Style, And With More Polish http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/ty-segall-rocks-out-acoustic-style-and-more-polish If there's a Mozart of garage rock, it's Ty Segall. He's put out at least a dozen albums of face-melting, critic-adored low-fi rock, in the style of bands like The Troggs or <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15157974/the-stooges">The Stooges</a> — not to mention his work with other bands and in other styles.<p>But his newest album, <em>Manipulator</em>, is different: more produced and polished. Segall came to NPR West to talk about the album with NPR's Arun Rath — and play a few songs for us.<p>Hear the conversation at the audio link. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:33:00 +0000 editor 60424 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Ty Segall Rocks Out — Acoustic-Style, And With More Polish X Prize Competition Could Make 'Tricorder' A Reality http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/x-prize-competition-could-make-tricorder-reality <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=X+Prize+Competition+Could+Make+%27Tricorder%27+A+Reality&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NjIwNTkwMDEzMjI4NDY0MjY4ZTBlNA004)"/></div><p> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:33:00 +0000 editor 60425 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Other Rock History http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/other-rock-history <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUdmLXq695E</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vktyEV1yrCk</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0TJhKaVMqg</p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:48:00 +0000 editor 60395 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net The Other Rock History When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/when-wildlife-documentaries-jump-shark This summer's Shark Week on the Discovery Channel was the highest-rated in the special's 27-year history. But that success has also brought complaints.<p>The network has been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with "documentaries" that advance dubious theories — or are entirely fake. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:37:00 +0000 editor 60393 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark Len Elmore: Black Athletes Need To Speak Out About Ferguson http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/len-elmore-black-athletes-need-speak-out-about-ferguson <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Len+Elmore%3A+Black+Athletes+Need+To+Speak+Out+About+Ferguson&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3OTk3MDc5MDEzMTM2MjU1NzMyZGE4NA004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:29:00 +0000 editor 60390 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Beware: Your Uber Ride May Come With A Side Of Oversharing http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/beware-your-uber-ride-may-come-side-oversharing <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Beware%3A+Your+Uber+Ride+May+Come+With+A+Side+Of+Oversharing&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:29:00 +0000 editor 60391 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Savvy PR Campaign Has Lured Many To Fight In Syria's Civil War http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/saavy-pr-campaign-has-lured-many-fight-syrias-civil-war <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Savvy+PR+Campaign+Has+Lured+Many+To+Fight+In+Syria%27s+Civil+War&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MjMxOTIyMDEzMTcxNjAzMzFmMjBhZQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>Douglas McCain was 33-years-old, an American citizen raised in Minnesota and until recently living in San Diego. But this week, U.S. officials confirmed that he was killed in Syria in combat, fighting on the side of the so-called Islamic State or ISIS. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:29:00 +0000 editor 60392 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Federal Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Restrictions http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/federal-judge-blocks-texas-abortion-restrictions Regulations passed in Texas, which affected clinics that perform abortions there, were set to go into effect on Sept. 1. On Friday, a federal judge blocked those regulations, on the grounds that they unconstitutionally restricted access to legal abortion. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Federal+Judge+Blocks+Texas+Abortion+Restrictions&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:21:00 +0000 Melissa Block 60364 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net New Orleans Enters The Charter School Era http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/new-orleans-enters-charter-school-era On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans and gutted most of its public schools. Even before the storm, the district was one of the most troubled in the nation.<p>Today, the New Orleans school system is unlike any other anywhere in the U.S. More than 9 in 10 students this fall are attending charter schools run by dozens of private, nonprofit organizations. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:44:00 +0000 Claudio Sanchez 60362 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net New Orleans Enters The Charter School Era Legal Questions Loom As Obama Weighs Military Action In Syria http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/lawmakers-demand-say-obamas-decisions-syria The White House is working behind the scenes to develop a strategy for fighting the Islamic State in Syria, a strategy that could include airstrikes and other military action there. But there are already lots of questions in political and national security circles about the legal authority the Obama administration might use to justify those actions.<p>In the days after the Sept. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:42:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 60361 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Legal Questions Loom As Obama Weighs Military Action In Syria 'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential' http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/i-am-not-inmate-i-am-man-and-i-have-potential If you want to know how prison can shape a man, talk to Dan Huff. He's spent more than half of his 59 years locked up. He says he was "raised by the state of California."<p>"Even judges, when they would send me away — looking back at it now — they [were] kind of more like a father figure sitting up there," he says. "Closer to fatherly than any father that I ever had."<p>Those judges had plenty of reason to be concerned about him: Huff used heroin. He committed robberies.<strong> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:29:00 +0000 editor 60359 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net 'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential' On Ferguson's Streets, Echoes Of Another Fatal Shooting http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/fergusons-protests-fade-locals-wonder-about-way-forward <em>Myles Bess, a reporter and producer with Youth Radio, has been reporting in Ferguson, Mo., where Michael Brown was shot by a police officer on Aug. 9. Bess lives in Oakland, Calif., and in 2009, he lived through the aftermath of the police shooting of another unarmed young black man, Oscar Grant. </em><p>I was 14 years old when Oscar Grant was killed just a few miles from where I live. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:07:00 +0000 editor 60356 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net On Ferguson's Streets, Echoes Of Another Fatal Shooting Climate Policy Takes The Stage In Florida Governor's Race http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/climate-policy-takes-stage-fla-governors-race Florida is getting ready for an unusual governor's race. Like incumbent Rick Scott, a Republican, Charlie Crist is running for a second term as governor. In his first term, Crist was also a Republican.<p>Four years after leaving the executive mansion in Tallahassee to run for the Senate, Crist is back as a Democrat. Crist says one of the important issues in the race is who will better protect the state's natural resources. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:07:00 +0000 Greg Allen 60357 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Fear Not The Chesapeake Bay Bridge http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/fear-not-chesapeake-bay-bridge <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Fear+Not+The+Chesapeake+Bay+Bridge&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM1Njk5MDEyMTY5MDg4MzEyOTc5Ng004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>Now a story about travel and fear. The Chesapeake Bay Bridge connects the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore areas to summer vacation destinations like Ocean City and Assateague Island. For those afraid of bridges, crossing the span is a daunting task. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:07:00 +0000 editor 60358 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Foley's Mother: We Didn't Want Him To Go Back To Syria http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/foleys-mother-we-didnt-want-him-go-back-syria The mother of slain journalist James Foley says in an interview with NPR's <em>All Things Considered</em> that the family did not want him to return to Syria after a brief trip back to the United States in 2011.<p>"We really did not want him to go back," Diane Foley tells host Melissa Block. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:36:00 +0000 editor 60305 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Foley's Mother: We Didn't Want Him To Go Back To Syria Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/zero-tolerance-policing-not-racism-say-st-louis-area-cops The protests that followed the shooting death this month of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing, especially in the St Louis area.<p>Many male African-American residents there say police scrutinize them unfairly. "Every time you see a cop, it's like, 'OK, am I going to get messed with?' " says Anthony Ross. "You feel that every single time you get behind your car. Every time."<p>Now, police officers in and around St. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Martin Kaste 60300 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops What's A Writer Gotta Do To Get A Little Health Care Around Here? http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/whats-writer-gotta-do-get-little-health-care-around-here In my teens, I stumbled onto the wide trail of "the writer's bildungsroman," the coming-of-age stories that often gave me too much to identify with. That whispered clear messages while I slept and while I tried to imagine a life far, far outside the heat and farmlands of where I grew up.<p>Why I so readily identified with J.G. Ballard in a Japanese prison camp in <em>Empire of the Sun,</em> or A.E. Hotchner on the streets of Depression-era St. Louis in <em>King of the Hill,</em> I couldn't have told you at the time. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:22:00 +0000 Domingo Martinez 60307 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net What's A Writer Gotta Do To Get A Little Health Care Around Here? In Settlement, Homeland Security Agrees To Reform 'Voluntary Departures' http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/settlement-homeland-security-agrees-reform-voluntary-departures The Department of Homeland Security is settling a lawsuit with the ACLU, which deals with immigrants who were improperly pushed to leave the country. The suit alleged that DHS agents coerced immigrants living in the U.S. illegally to take part in a process called "voluntary departure." <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:20:00 +0000 John Burnett 60233 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/life-after-ice-buckets-als-group-faces-94-million-challenge The ALS <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/08/23/342652065/weekend-host-accepts-ice-bucket-challenge">ice bucket challenge</a> continues to bring in huge donations this summer for efforts to cure and treat what's commonly known as <a href="http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html">Lou Gehrig's disease</a>. As of today, the viral campaign has raised more than $94 million for the ALS Association. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:12:00 +0000 Pam Fessler 60235 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge