Morning Edition for August 23, 2013
Aug 23, 2013 — Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was released from prison on Thursday. He is under house arrest at a military hospital in Cairo. Mubarak could go back to prison if he's convicted in the deaths of protesters during the 2011 uprising against him.
Aug 23, 2013 — There are no strings attached. People can spend the money on whatever they want, and they never have to pay it back.
Aug 23, 2013 — Lawrence Cumberbatch's parents thought their 16-year-old son was too young to walk from Brooklyn to the March on Washington in 1963. And enlisting Lawrence's uncle to dissuade him didn't have quite the effect they had hoped for, Lawrence tells his son, Simeon.
Aug 23, 2013 — The life story of Ip Man, Bruce Lee's late martial arts teacher, has been a popular subject in Chinese-language films and television. The kung fu master has been the focus of five films in the past five years, including The Grandmaster, which opens in select U.S. theaters on Friday.
Aug 22, 2013 — For nearly a dozen years now, FBI Director Robert Mueller has started his morning — every morning — with a secret threat briefing. On the eve of his departure, he talks to NPR about what leading the bureau has been like in an age of al-Qaida and more.