Morning Edition for June 20, 2014
Jun 20, 2014 — President Obama plans to slow the momentum of an extremist group that has seized much of northern Iraq. The group has funds that will permit it to sponsor attacks that could be aimed at the West.
Jun 20, 2014 — It's not just unaccompanied, minor children flooding the frontier. Many women with small kids are making the journey in the belief that they are more likely to be allowed in.
Jun 20, 2014 — The prime-time Emmy award nominees will be announced on July 10. Our TV critic points out some under appreciated performances that Emmy voters should recognize.
Jun 20, 2014 — Jersey Boys is based on the music of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. The film deals with the group's turbulent relationships away from the studio as much as the music that flowed out of it.
Jun 20, 2014 — The Washington Post reports that in 2005 a project with the code name Devil Eyes produced action dolls of Osama bin Laden. The project didn't happen, but one doll lives on — at the CIA.
Jun 20, 2014 — After a botched redesign in 2010 caused the ball to behave erratically, independent scientists have carefully studied the new ball.
Jun 20, 2014 — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving perceived death threats on Facebook. The court and the company could have starkly different approaches to identifying credible threats.
Jun 20, 2014 — The release of U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl prompted a firestorm of debate. We step away from that debate to look at what's been learned about the psychological effects of being captured in wartime
Jun 20, 2014 — The state's minimum wage will rise to $9 an hour next year and reach $11 in three years.
Jun 20, 2014 — The Harry Potter attraction at Universal Orlando Resort is expanding with a new, fantastical Diagon Alley. It's complete with a ride, shopping, butterbeer — and an estimated $400 million price tag.