Morning Edition for June 23, 2014
Jun 23, 2014 — Two journalists in Cairo got seven years in prison and third received 10 years. Egypt's government accused them of helping the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
Jun 23, 2014 — Renee Montagne talks to David Greene about his recent trip to Cuba, where the government and people are experimenting with looser economic and social restrictions.
Jun 23, 2014 — After years of cutbacks, Milwaukee Public Schools are re-hiring teachers for classes beyond the basics. They are hoping to retain students as well as boost attendance and test scores.
Jun 23, 2014 — The WNBA launched its Pride initiative on Sunday, officially embracing the LGBT community. In addition to supporting its gay players and fans, the league stands to make some money off the move.
Jun 23, 2014 — During Handel's Messiah, people at a concert hall in Bristol, England, were told to act like it was a rock concert. But David Glowacki went to far, he was thrown out for crowd surfing.
Jun 23, 2014 — Mexico and Croatia square off today in World Cup play. On the sidelines, both nations are among the targets of a FIFA probe into alleged homophobic and racist chants.
Jun 23, 2014 — After a suicide, family members are often devastated. Depression rates are much higher than when a loved one dies naturally. But Sandy Bem's family says her approach to suicide helped them mourn.
Jun 23, 2014 — J.K. Rowling's new book, The Silkworm, has been caught up in Amazon's ongoing fight with publisher Hachette Book Group. Amazon has been delaying delivery on more than 5,000 of Hachette's titles
Jun 23, 2014 — When a company announces that millions of cars have a defect, there's an upside — for dealerships, at least. Car recalls can lead to more profit, and, counterintuitively, to more brand loyalty.
Jun 23, 2014 — The former lead singer of The Police told Britain's Mail on Sunday that his offspring won't be inheriting any of his estimated $300 million fortune.