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All Things Considered
Tuesday, February 13, 2007

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  • House Hears Members' Views on Iraq Resolution
    The House of Representatives begins debate on a Democratic resolution objecting to President Bush's proposed troop buildup in Iraq. Many Republicans say they aren't being permitted to offer amendments, but a considerable number in the party still plan to vote in favor of the resolution.
  • Libby and Cheney Won't Take Stand in Leak Case
    In the Lewis Libby perjury trial, neither the defendant nor his former boss, Vice President Cheney, will take the witness stand, according to Libby's lawyer, who plans to rest his defense without testimony from either man.
  • At Arizona Snowbowl, a Battle Over Fake Snow
    As its snowfall diminishes each year, the Arizona Snowbowl, north of Flagstaff, is stuck in a long-running dispute with a local Indian tribe over whether the skiing facility can begin making snow. The tribe says that the ski area is on a sacred Indian mountain, and that snowmaking would harm the environment.
  • Remembering Softball's Flame-Throwing King
    Softball pitcher Eddie Feigner struck out more than 140,000 batters in his career. The man who could throw a softball more than 100 miles per hour died last week at 81. Robert Siegel talks with his widow, and former teammate, Anne Marie Feigner.
  • Teen Gunman Identified in Salt Lake City Shootings
    Police say Salt Lake City, Utah, teenager Sulejmen Talovic killed five people and wounded four others at the Trolley Square Mall before he was confronted by an off-duty officer. Tolovich was shot to death by police.
  • Where the Millions Go in a Presidential Campaign
    A new president will emerge next year after one of the longest and most intense campaigns that America has ever seen. And that means it will also be one of the costliest. The election is 20 months away, but the candidates have already begun spending money.
  • Bank Defends Credit Cards for Illegal Immigrants
    Bank of America is now issuing credit cards to customers who don't have Social Security numbers. The bank acknowledges that many of the target customers are illegal immigrants, but it defends the program.
  • Cookbook Author Explains Mysteries of Chocolate
    Just in time for Valentine's Day, cookbook author Dorie Greenspan offers her advice on baking with chocolate, a notoriously finicky ingredient. She explains how chocolates are like wines, and shares ideas for using all that sweet stuff.
  • Getting Some Self-Help from St. Valentine
    Commentator Megan Griswold is trying to get through this Valentine's Day with a little help from her local self-help bookstore.
  • Romney Announces His Candidacy for 2008
    Speaking at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich., former Massachusetts Gov. Republican Mitt Romney announces his candidacy for the 2008 presidential race. He introduced himself as a political outsider with the managerial skills necessary to fix a flawed government.

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