Morning Edition for May 22, 2007
May 22, 2007 — Robots are replacing young boys as jockeys in the ancient sport of camel racing, which is still popular among Arabs in the Persian Gulf. The change puts an end to one of the sport's most objectionable practices.
May 22, 2007 — The Ambassador Bridge, between Detroit and Windsor, Ontario, is the busiest trade crossing between the United States and Canada. A proposal to build another bridge nearby has sparked controversy, raising questions about security and historic preservation.
May 22, 2007 — The United Nations Security Council is discussing a proposal to set the province of Kosovo clearly on the path to independence from Serbia.
May 22, 2007 — Khaled Hosseini's new book, the follow-up to The Kite Runner, the best-selling novel about Afghanistan, is called A Thousand Splendid Suns. The title comes from a 17th-century poem about Kabul.