The Two-Way
12:54 pm
Tue February 12, 2013

Syrian Rebels Take Air Base, Dam In Northern Syria

Syrian rebels say they captured an important military air base in northern Syria on Tuesday. Here, rebels sit behind an anti-aircraft weapon in the northern city of Aleppo on Friday.
Abdullah al-Yassin AP

Originally published on Thu March 14, 2013 1:41 pm

After weeks of relatively little movement in the Syrian war, rebel forces have claimed two significant advances in northern Syria in the past two days.

They said they seized the military's Jarrah air base on Tuesday in the northern province of Aleppo after days of clashes with government troops.

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The Two-Way
11:53 am
Tue February 12, 2013

'Zombie Alert' Also Aired In Michigan; Hacking Traced To Overseas Source

OK, we're pretty sure this isn't real. (A 1012 Halloween-related festival in Georgia.)
Erik S. Lesser EPA /LANDOV

Originally published on Tue February 12, 2013 12:07 pm

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The Salt
11:52 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Most Americans Eager To Buy Seafood That's 'Sustainable'

Swordfish from Canada are marked with a label from the Marine Stewardship Council at a Whole Foods in Washington, D.C. The MSC says its label means the fish were caught by a sustainable fishery, but critics says it's not always so clear.
Margot Williams NPR

Originally published on Tue February 12, 2013 12:31 pm

This week, our colleagues Daniel Zwerdling and Margot Williams with NPR's investigations unit have a terrific three-part series on the Marine Stewardship Council. As they report, the MSC's labels tell consumers which seafood is supposed to be good or bad for the environment.

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World
11:44 am
Tue February 12, 2013

World's Eyes On China After North Korean Nuclear Test

Originally published on Tue February 12, 2013 12:01 pm

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NEAL CONAN, HOST:

This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan.

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Sports
11:44 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Sports Fixing: When Gambling And The Game Collide

Originally published on Tue February 12, 2013 12:30 pm

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NEAL CONAN, HOST:

This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan in Washington. If you walk into any clubhouse in organized baseball, from Yankee Stadium to a rookie-league park, you'll see a large poster that specifies the prohibitions against gambling, and they'll specify the penalty. There is only one: a lifetime ban.

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U.S.
11:44 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Looming Cuts Could Mean Big Changes For U.S. Military

Originally published on Tue February 12, 2013 12:01 pm

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NEAL CONAN, HOST:

This is TALK OF THE NATION. I'm Neal Conan, in Washington. If no budget deal is reached by March 1st, automatic, across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester kick in. And that includes the defense budget, which accounts for roughly 20 percent of federal spending.

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Politics
11:36 am
Tue February 12, 2013

"Raising Adam Lanza" on Frontline airs on Thursday, February 21st at 7 pm.

In the wake of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, FRONTLINE investigates a young man, Adam Lanza (shown in 2005), who left behind a trail of death and destruction, but little else.

In the wake of the mass killings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, FRONTLINE investigates a young man and the town he changed forever. Adam Lanza’s motives, and his life, remain largely a mystery. With The Hartford Courant, FRONTLINE looks for answers to the central — and so far elusive — question: Who was Adam Lanza? Also this hour: In the aftermath of the tragedy, President Obama called for a national conversation about guns.

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Politics
11:33 am
Tue February 12, 2013

"The Path to Violence" can be seen on Wednesday, February 20th at 8 pm.

The inside of a locker containing drawings of guns (re-enactment).

Psychologists, working with law enforcement officers, have devised tools to prevent violent attacks. THE PATH TO VIOLENCE details a powerfully effective Secret Service program — the Safe School Initiative — that’s helped schools detect problem behavior. However, shooters like Adam Lanza, Jared Loughner and allegedly James Holmes all executed their attacks after they’d left school.

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Politics
11:29 am
Tue February 12, 2013

"After Newtown: Guns in America" can be seen on Thursday, February 28th at 7 pm.

A firearms instructor at F6 Labs in Hicksville, New York, firing a Glock.

AFTER NEWTOWN: GUNS IN AMERICA is an unprecedented exploration of America’s enduring relationship with firearms. From the first European settlements in the New World to frontier justice; from 19th-century immigrant riots to gangland violence in the Roaring Twenties; from the Civil War to civil rights, guns have been at center of our national narrative. Americans have relied on guns to sustain communities, challenge authority and keep the peace. Efforts to curtail their distribution and ownership have triggered epic political battles.

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Arts
11:25 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Find out about a $400,000 painting on Antiques Roadshow on Monday, February 18th at 7 pm.

Appraiser Debra Force (right) with a guest and his Joseph Henry Sharp oil painting.

In Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg and appraiser Eric Silver visit beautiful Brookgreen Gardens to discuss early 20th-century female sculptors. Appraiser Debra Force discovers a Joseph Henry Sharp oil painting valued at $400,000, leaving the guest feeling as sunny as Myrtle Beach itself!

"Myrtle Beach, Pt. 1" on Antiques Roadshow airs on Monday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m. on channels 3-1 and 3-2.

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