Morning Edition for March 25, 2014
Mar 25, 2014 — President Obama attends the Nuclear Security Summit in The Hague on Tuesday. With relations between the U.S. and Russia at a critical point, there are doubts that much progress can be achieved.
Mar 25, 2014 — Linda Wertheimer talks to former Supreme Allied Commander in Europe, Admiral James Stavridis, about NATO's role in the Ukraine-Russia crisis.
Mar 25, 2014 — Over 20 years, the average burden for a four-year college graduate in the U.S. has gone from $9,000 to $30,000. The percentage of students with debt has shot up from about half to nearly 70 percent.
Mar 25, 2014 — Ireland's Golden Shears World Championships has 5,000 sheep so far but a thousand more are needed. So organizers are making farmers an offer.
Mar 25, 2014 — The free pizza coupons the company offered Bobtown, Pa., residents after a nearby natural gas well explosion killed a worker have been criticized as paltry, but some in the town don't feel that way.
Mar 25, 2014 — At a rural high school outside El Paso, Texas, the principal tries to inspire poor immigrants or kids of immigrants to go to college, though many have never seen one.
Mar 25, 2014 — A federal court jury in New York found 5 of Bernard Madoff's former employees guilty of fraud. They were accused of enriching themselves by helping the imprisoned financier carry out a Ponzi scheme.
Mar 25, 2014 — Alibaba handles more transactions than Amazon and eBay combined. What does Alibaba do, and why has it chosen to list its shares in New York rather than Hong Kong?
Mar 25, 2014 — Maker is the leading network for YouTube content creation. The Walt Disney Company will acquire it for $500 million.
Mar 25, 2014 — Rescue and recovery efforts continue where a massive mudslide killed at least 14 people, with many more missing. Emergency workers in the region are being hampered by still-dangerous conditions.