All Things Considered on Wyoming Public Radio http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en The Troubling Implications Of The Celebrity Photo Leak http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/troubling-implications-celebrity-photo-leak To learn more about the recent celebrity photo hack, Melissa Block speaks with Matthew Green of Johns Hopkins University. They discuss how the photos might have been obtained, as well as how you can protect your own material saved to the cloud. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Troubling+Implications+Of+The+Celebrity+Photo+Leak&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjcyMDE0MDEyNzUzOTU1NTMzNmE5NQ010)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:55:00 +0000 editor 63658 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sounds From The First Day Of School http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/sounds-first-day-school The day after Labor Day is traditionally the end of summer break and the start of the school year. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:11:00 +0000 editor 63656 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Sounds From The First Day Of School North Korea Grants Interviews With American Detainees: To What End? http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/north-korea-grants-interviews-american-detainees-what-end Two U.S. news organizations, CNN and the Associated Press, were granted interviews with three men detained by North Korean authorities. To learn more about why, and what North Korea hopes to gain from the publicity, Melissa Block talks with Georgetown professor Victor Cha, the former director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:10:00 +0000 editor 63657 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!) http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/tom-hanks-ipad-app-typewriters-make-triumphant-return-ding Tom Hanks' love affair with typewriters began in the 1970s, with his first proper typewriter — a Hermes 2000. Typewriters are "beautiful works of art," he tells NPR's Audie Cornish. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:03:00 +0000 NPR Staff 63651 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org In Tom Hanks' iPad App, Typewriters Make Triumphant Return (Ding!) Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks? http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/should-local-police-get-militarys-extra-armored-trucks Mine-resistant, ambush-protected troop carriers, known as MRAPs, were built to withstand bomb blasts. They can weigh nearly 20 tons, and many U.S. troops who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan are alive today because of them. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:01:00 +0000 David Welna 63650 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Should Local Police Get The Military's Extra Armored Trucks? State Dept. Officials Work To Verify Islamic State's Beheading Video http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/state-dept-officials-work-verify-islamic-states-beheading-video In a new video released by the militant group Islamic State, American journalist Steven Sotloff appears to be killed by extremists associated with the group. U.S. officials are working to determine the video's authenticity. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=State+Dept.+Officials+Work+To+Verify+Islamic+State%27s+Beheading+Video&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MzM1ODU4MDEzMTg5NjcxOTBkZGJhOA004)"/></div><p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:50:00 +0000 editor 63648 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Golf Course Provides Oasis For Low-Income Kids http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/golf-course-provides-oasis-low-income-kids <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Golf+Course+Provides+Oasis+For+Low-Income+Kids&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>You're listening to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News.<p>CORNISH: All summer, dozens of lower-income kids in Providence, Rhode Island learned golf. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 John Bender 63616 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org On Final Recording, Joe Beck Exposes Possibilities Of The Guitar http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/final-recording-joe-beck-exposes-possibilities-guitar <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=On+Final+Recording%2C+Joe+Beck+Exposes+Possibilities+Of+The+Guitar&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzczMDA2MDEzNTg3ODA1MTAzZjYxNg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 Tom Moon 63617 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org As Casinos Close, Atlantic City Tries To Pivot Focus Elsewhere http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/casinos-close-atlantic-city-tries-pivot-focus-elsewhere <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=As+Casinos+Close%2C+Atlantic+City+Tries+To+Pivot+Focus+Elsewhere&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MjIyMDEyMTY4NDM0NjllZGJiNw004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 editor 63618 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Islamic State Suffers Rare Defeat In Amerli http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/islamic-state-suffers-rare-defeat-amerli <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Islamic+State+Suffers+Rare+Defeat+In+Amerli&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMzY5MzE4MDEzMTE3ODg5NDA4ZjRiNg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>In Iraq, radical Sunni fighters calling themselves the Islamic State or Isis have suffered a rare defeat. Iraqi and Kurdish forces broke a nearly 80-day siege on the town of Amerli, where residents have enough food and water today for the first time in weeks. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:45:00 +0000 Peter Kenyon 63584 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org 'A Thousand Mirrors' Shows Two Views Of One Long, Brutal War http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/thousand-mirrors-shows-two-views-one-long-brutal-war It's hard to comprehend the toll Sri Lanka's civil war took on the South Asian country. The United Nations estimates that between 80,000 and 100,000 people lost their lives in the conflict — all on an island just slightly larger than West Virginia.<p>Ethnic tensions between two main ethnic groups in Sri Lanka — the majority Sinhalese and minority Tamils — simmered through the '60s and '70s. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:33:00 +0000 NPR Staff 63581 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org 'A Thousand Mirrors' Shows Two Views Of One Long, Brutal War Ty Segall Rocks Out — Acoustic-Style, And With More Polish http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/ty-segall-rocks-out-acoustic-style-and-more-polish If there's a Mozart of garage rock, it's Ty Segall. He's put out at least a dozen albums of face-melting, critic-adored low-fi rock, in the style of bands like The Troggs or <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15157974/the-stooges">The Stooges</a> — not to mention his work with other bands and in other styles.<p>But his newest album, <em>Manipulator</em>, is different: more produced and polished. Segall came to NPR West to talk about the album with NPR's Arun Rath — and play a few songs for us.<p>Hear the conversation at the audio link. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:33:00 +0000 editor 63582 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Ty Segall Rocks Out — Acoustic-Style, And With More Polish X Prize Competition Could Make 'Tricorder' A Reality http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/x-prize-competition-could-make-tricorder-reality <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=X+Prize+Competition+Could+Make+%27Tricorder%27+A+Reality&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4NjIwNTkwMDEzMjI4NDY0MjY4ZTBlNA004)"/></div><p> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:33:00 +0000 editor 63583 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Other Rock History http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/other-rock-history <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUdmLXq695E</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vktyEV1yrCk</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0TJhKaVMqg</p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:48:00 +0000 editor 63557 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Other Rock History When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/when-wildlife-documentaries-jump-shark This summer's Shark Week on the Discovery Channel was the highest-rated in the special's 27-year history. But that success has also brought complaints.<p>The network has been criticized for pushing entertainment at the cost of science, with "documentaries" that advance dubious theories — or are entirely fake. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:37:00 +0000 editor 63555 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org When Wildlife Documentaries Jump The Shark Beware: Your Uber Ride May Come With A Side Of Oversharing http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/beware-your-uber-ride-may-come-side-oversharing <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Beware%3A+Your+Uber+Ride+May+Come+With+A+Side+Of+Oversharing&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzk4NjQwMDEzNTkxNDE0MTg3ZGYxMA004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:29:00 +0000 editor 63552 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Len Elmore: Black Athletes Need To Speak Out About Ferguson http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/len-elmore-black-athletes-need-speak-out-about-ferguson <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Len+Elmore%3A+Black+Athletes+Need+To+Speak+Out+About+Ferguson&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3OTk3MDc5MDEzMTM2MjU1NzMyZGE4NA004)"/></div><p> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:29:00 +0000 editor 63553 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Savvy PR Campaign Has Lured Many To Fight In Syria's Civil War http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/saavy-pr-campaign-has-lured-many-fight-syrias-civil-war <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Savvy+PR+Campaign+Has+Lured+Many+To+Fight+In+Syria%27s+Civil+War&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MjMxOTIyMDEzMTcxNjAzMzFmMjBhZQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ARUN RATH, HOST: <p>Douglas McCain was 33-years-old, an American citizen raised in Minnesota and until recently living in San Diego. But this week, U.S. officials confirmed that he was killed in Syria in combat, fighting on the side of the so-called Islamic State or ISIS. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:29:00 +0000 editor 63554 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Federal Judge Blocks Texas Abortion Restrictions http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/federal-judge-blocks-texas-abortion-restrictions Regulations passed in Texas, which affected clinics that perform abortions there, were set to go into effect on Sept. 1. On Friday, a federal judge blocked those regulations, on the grounds that they unconstitutionally restricted access to legal abortion. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Federal+Judge+Blocks+Texas+Abortion+Restrictions&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 23:10:00 +0000 Melissa Block 63529 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New Orleans Enters The Charter School Era http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/new-orleans-enters-charter-school-era On Aug. 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans and gutted most of its public schools. Even before the storm, the district was one of the most troubled in the nation.<p>Today, the New Orleans school system is unlike any other anywhere in the U.S. More than 9 in 10 students this fall are attending charter schools run by dozens of private, nonprofit organizations. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:44:00 +0000 Claudio Sanchez 63527 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org New Orleans Enters The Charter School Era Legal Questions Loom As Obama Weighs Military Action In Syria http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lawmakers-demand-say-obamas-decisions-syria The White House is working behind the scenes to develop a strategy for fighting the Islamic State in Syria, a strategy that could include airstrikes and other military action there. But there are already lots of questions in political and national security circles about the legal authority the Obama administration might use to justify those actions.<p>In the days after the Sept. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:42:00 +0000 Carrie Johnson 63526 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Legal Questions Loom As Obama Weighs Military Action In Syria 'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential' http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/i-am-not-inmate-i-am-man-and-i-have-potential If you want to know how prison can shape a man, talk to Dan Huff. He's spent more than half of his 59 years locked up. He says he was "raised by the state of California."<p>"Even judges, when they would send me away — looking back at it now — they [were] kind of more like a father figure sitting up there," he says. "Closer to fatherly than any father that I ever had."<p>Those judges had plenty of reason to be concerned about him: Huff used heroin. He committed robberies.<strong> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:29:00 +0000 editor 63521 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org 'I Am Not An Inmate ... I Am A Man. And I Have Potential' Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/zero-tolerance-policing-not-racism-say-st-louis-area-cops The protests that followed the shooting death this month of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., have rekindled long-standing complaints about racist policing, especially in the St Louis area.<p>Many male African-American residents there say police scrutinize them unfairly. "Every time you see a cop, it's like, 'OK, am I going to get messed with?' " says Anthony Ross. "You feel that every single time you get behind your car. Every time."<p>Now, police officers in and around St. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Martin Kaste 63480 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Zero-Tolerance Policing Is Not Racism, Say St. Louis-Area Cops What's A Writer Gotta Do To Get A Little Health Care Around Here? http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/whats-writer-gotta-do-get-little-health-care-around-here In my teens, I stumbled onto the wide trail of "the writer's bildungsroman," the coming-of-age stories that often gave me too much to identify with. That whispered clear messages while I slept and while I tried to imagine a life far, far outside the heat and farmlands of where I grew up.<p>Why I so readily identified with J.G. Ballard in a Japanese prison camp in <em>Empire of the Sun,</em> or A.E. Hotchner on the streets of Depression-era St. Louis in <em>King of the Hill,</em> I couldn't have told you at the time. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:22:00 +0000 Domingo Martinez 63486 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org What's A Writer Gotta Do To Get A Little Health Care Around Here? Foley's Mother: We Didn't Want Him To Go Back To Syria http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/foley-his-family-letter-love-memorized-and-retold The mother of slain journalist James Foley says in an interview with NPR's <em>All Things Considered</em> that the family did not want him to return to Syria after a brief trip back to the United States in 2011.<p>"We really did not want him to go back," Diane Foley tells host Melissa Block. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:45:00 +0000 editor 63487 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Foley's Mother: We Didn't Want Him To Go Back To Syria In Settlement, Homeland Security Agrees To Reform 'Voluntary Departures' http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/settlement-homeland-security-agrees-reform-voluntary-departures The Department of Homeland Security is settling a lawsuit with the ACLU, which deals with immigrants who were improperly pushed to leave the country. The suit alleged that DHS agents coerced immigrants living in the U.S. illegally to take part in a process called "voluntary departure." <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:20:00 +0000 John Burnett 63428 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/life-after-ice-buckets-als-group-faces-94-million-challenge The ALS <a href="http://www.npr.org/2014/08/23/342652065/weekend-host-accepts-ice-bucket-challenge">ice bucket challenge</a> continues to bring in huge donations this summer for efforts to cure and treat what's commonly known as <a href="http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html">Lou Gehrig's disease</a>. As of today, the viral campaign has raised more than $94 million for the ALS Association. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:12:00 +0000 Pam Fessler 63430 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge Freemasonry Still Alive And Well, And (Mostly) Men-Only http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/freemasonry-still-alive-and-well-and-mostly-men-only The members of the Queen Anne Masonic Lodge near downtown Seattle are on the young side. The guy in charge is 26.<p>Danny Done, the lodge's worshipful master, is lounging on his designated chair in the room reserved for private ceremonies.<p>His title comes with a top hat, though he avoids putting it on — he says it makes him look dorky. But he does like other aspects of Masonic regalia, like his Templar sword. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:10:00 +0000 Martin Kaste 63429 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Freemasonry Still Alive And Well, And (Mostly) Men-Only The Calamity Of The 'Clam,' Every Musician's Headache http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/calamity-clam-every-musicians-headache <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=The+Calamity+Of+The+%27Clam%2C%27+Every+Musician%27s+Headache&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>We wrap up this hour with a bit of musical Trade Lingo. We've been asking about words that are terms of the trade in a particular line of work - words that might stump anybody else. And today, our trade lingo is offered up by musician and producer Don Was. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:09:00 +0000 editor 63425 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Meet The Squirrel Whisperer Of Happy Valley http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/meet-squirrel-whisperer-happy-valley <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Meet+The+Squirrel+Whisperer+Of+Happy+Valley&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODM0MTAzMDEyMTY4NDEzNjUxZmMzYQ004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>Now a story about squirrels at college with a wildly-popular Facebook page. At Penn State, one student's collection of photos of squirrels wearing costumes has gotten four-times as many likes on Facebook as the school's mascot. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:09:00 +0000 editor 63426 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org