Morning Edition for February 25, 2014
Feb 25, 2014 — Venezuela's president is asking opposition leaders to join him in a peace conference on Wednesday. David Greene talks to reporter Girish Gupta in Caracas about the deadly anti-government protests.
Feb 25, 2014 — Juan Requesens is one of the main leaders of the student movement in Venezuela. He says the student protesters are fighting for quality of life, justice, liberty and democracy.
Feb 25, 2014 — Chicago authorities say drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman was one of the major villains in the city's heroin epidemic, and a debate is brewing about how his arrest will affect the drug trade in the city.
Feb 25, 2014 — In the world of social media research, danah boyd is a star. She says most adults misread and overreact to the online lives of teenagers. But as the title of her new book suggests, It's Complicated.
Feb 25, 2014 — Ramos was famous for films including Caddyshack, Groundhog Day, Gostbusters and National Lampoon's Animal House. He died Monday in Chicago of an autoimmune disease.
Feb 25, 2014 — After his debit card was declined at an Applebee's, Michael Williams pulled out the big bucks. He tried to pay with a $1 trillion bill. The U.S. has never issued such a bill.
Feb 25, 2014 — A federal commission to prevent children's deaths from abuse and neglect held its first meeting on Monday. Figuring out the extent of the problem is just one challenge facing the new commission.
Feb 25, 2014 — Democratic Rep. John Dingell of Michigan is the longest-serving member in the history of Congress. The 87-year-old announced on Monday that he will step down at the end of this term.
Feb 25, 2014 — The Democrat has won some conservatives in the state with her strong defense of the oil industry. But her support for Obamacare may sink her.
Feb 25, 2014 — LinkedIn's English site has been available in China for years. The company hopes to draw 140 million new users with its Chinese-language site, according to The Wall Street Journal.