Erosion exposes Enbridge oil pipelines near river in NW Minn. Flooding has uncovered three of seven Enbridge Corporation pipelines that cross the river, pipes that largely carry crude oil from Canada across Minnesota. Although the pipelines generally are buried three to four feet below ground, in some places erosion has exposed them to the elements.7:20 a.m.
Eric Clapton and J.J. Cale: Notes on a friendship "The Breeze: An Appreciation of J.J. Cale," will be released next week. It's an all-star tribute to Clapton's late friend, the guitarist and singer-songwriter from Tulsa, Okla. J.J. Cale deeply inspired Clapton and wrote two of his biggest hits, "After Midnight" and "Cocaine." He spoke with NPR's Eric Westervelt.8:49 a.m.
In 'Ghost Month,' A Murder-Mystery Tour Of Taipei
In Taiwan, August is the month ghosts return from the afterlife. Linda Wertheimer talks to author Ed Lin about his mystery Ghost Month, set largely in the night markets and food stalls of Taipei.
Brothers Exploit Loopholes In Airbnb, Kickstarter
Two brothers rented a condo in Palm Springs and began claiming tenants' rights after 30 days, then threatened to sue the owner for negligence, claiming the tap water damaged their espresso machine.