Morning Edition for May 5, 2014
May 5, 2014 — Even where there is peace, there is distrust, as the country divides along ethnic lines. In the government-controlled capital, members of the Nuer ethnic group are seeking protection in a U.N. camp.
May 5, 2014 — The website Unlock Iran documents what life is like for political prisoners in Iran. Activists say that little has changed despite promises by the new Iranian president to overhaul the country.
May 5, 2014 — Going into midterm elections, this key demographic poses a big challenge for Democrats: getting their most reliable female supporters to become more reliable voters.
May 5, 2014 — The award is for politicians who made unpopular decisions but they believed to be right. In 1990, Bush broke his own no new taxes pledge and accepted higher taxes to cut the federal deficit.
May 5, 2014 — Tensions remain high in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine. Violence has led to the worst death toll since February, including more than 30 pro-Russian separatists who died in a building fire.
May 5, 2014 — Maybe it's true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. People are judging your personality from the first word you speak, scientists say. Try it yourself with our quiz.
May 5, 2014 — Brain training has become a multimillion-dollar industry. But if you want to improve your memory, don't waste your time and money on brain games. You'd be better off learning how to quilt.
May 5, 2014 — After this month, officials in Portugal say they will no longer need further assistance form the European Union bailout plan.
May 5, 2014 — Warren Buffett is under fire for not opposing Coca-Cola's executive compensation plan more aggressively. Buffett spoke about his decision at a shareholder meeting for his company Berkshire Hathaway.
May 5, 2014 — David Weil is responsible for enforcing federal protections such as the minimum wage and overtime. Weil, an economist at Boston University, has spent his whole career studying workplace issues.