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Friday, May 24, 2013

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  • Obama: Sexual Assault Has No Place In The Military
    President Obama delivered the commencement address at Annapolis on Friday, challenging the U.S. Naval Academy graduates to help redefine national defense in the 21st century.
  • Week In Politics: Obama And Drone Strikes
    Melissa Block speaks with political commentators E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss highlights from the national security speech delivered by President Obama on Thursday.
  • Battered Jersey Shore Pins Recovery Hopes On Summer Season
    Seven months after Hurricane Sandy slammed into the Jersey Shore, Asbury Park is still waiting for insurance and federal aid money. In the meantime, it borrowed $10 million to repair the waterfront in time for the critical Memorial Day weekend.
  • History Makes Hiring Household Help A Complex Choice
    Many black women in the U.S. have or know someone who has done domestic work. With an expanding black middle class, some find themselves conflicted: To hire help or not?
  • Book Review: 'Love Is Power, Or Something Like That'
    Alan Cheuse reviews a collection of short stories called Love is Power, Or Something Like That by A. Igoni Barrett
  • Moore, Okla., Homes Lacked Improvements After 1999 Tornadoes
    Melissa Block talks with Timothy Marshall, a civil engineer and meteorologist who has been tracking tornado damage in Moore, Okla., over the past 15 years.
  • Tornado Safe Rooms In Schools A Popular, But Costly Idea
    In the aftermath of the destruction in Moore, Okla., residents throughout Tornado Alley want storm shelters installed in schools. Some schools in the region already have them, but funding to build new ones is hard to come by.
  • New York City Hopes Bikesharing Will Make Streets Safer
    Citi Bike, the country's largest urban bike-sharing system, will soon be rolling in New York City after almost a year of delays. The idea has worked elsewhere, including Paris, Washington, D.C., and Montreal. But critics wonder if it's safe to add tens of thousands of new cyclists to the crowded streets of New York.
  • Horror Film Takes Cues From Roman Catholic Church
    Horror director Rodrigo Gudino grew up Roman Catholic in Mexico, but now he calls Canada his home. He's no longer a practicing Catholic, but he's brought the aesthetics of his childhood into his movies, including his latest, The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh.
  • German Soccer Teams Face Off For League Championship
    Robert Siegel speaks with sportswriter Stefan Fatsis about soccer news and Saturday's unlikely Champions League final between two German teams — Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium in London.

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