Morning Edition for April 25, 2014
Apr 25, 2014 — Some analysts say Russia would have to act soon, while its overall military readiness is fairly good. But despite strides in improving the military, Russia still has a shortage of combat-ready troops.
Apr 25, 2014 — Football players at Northwestern University are scheduled to vote Friday on whether to unionize. The outcome of the vote won't be revealed until an appeal by the university is heard.
Apr 25, 2014 — Steve Inskeep talks to Raza Rumi, editor of the Pakistani newspaper Friday Times, about the rise in attacks against journalists. Rumi fled Pakistan after surviving an assassination attempt last month.
Apr 25, 2014 — Check out NPR Music's latest batch of favorite new songs, including music from tUnE-yArDs, Dan Croll, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib, SZA, Dana Falconberry, Ernest Ranglin and more.
Apr 25, 2014 — Santa Rosa Supervisor Efren Carrillo is accused of being a peeping Tom. He says while it was true that he was only wearing socks and underwear at the time, he says he wasn't looking in windows.
Apr 25, 2014 — Beekeepers in California have been urged to pull their hives from almond groves following huge die-offs — likely from pesticides and fungicides from the groves and neighboring fields.
Apr 25, 2014 — The innovative drama directed by Steven Knight takes place over the course of a tense, riveting car ride. Locke is an exploration of how one decision can lead to the complete collapse of a life.
Apr 25, 2014 — Dr. Jerry Umanos worked at the Lawndale Christian Health Center for more than 15 years before he and his wife moved to Afghanistan so that he could train doctors in the war-torn country.
Apr 25, 2014 — Opponents of affirmative action have often touted alternatives, like socio-economic based admissions, or targeted outreach. David Greene talks to University of Washington professor Mark Long.
Apr 25, 2014 — After two days of negotiations, U.S. and Japanese officials say they're closer to an agreement to bring Japan into the Trans-Pacific Partnership — a proposed trade deal with 12 Pacific rim nations.