The Two-Way
10:38 am
Wed July 18, 2012

ACLU Sues U.S. Government Over Targeted Killing Of Three Citizens

In this image taken from video and released by SITE Intelligence Group, Anwar al-Awlaki speaks in a video message posted on radical websites in November, 2010.
SITE Intelligence Group AP

Originally published on Sun August 26, 2012 3:30 pm

In a lawsuit filed today, the American Civil Liberties Union and the Center for Constitutional Rights allege the United States violated the Constitution's gurantee of due process when it ordered the targeted killing of three United States citizens.

The groups filed the suit against top military and intelligence officials on behalf relatives of the three Americans who were killed in drone strikes in Yemen last fall.

NPR's Carrie Johnson filed this report for our Newscast unit:

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Anti-Government Protests Roil Egypt
10:33 am
Wed July 18, 2012

A Reporter Looks At Where Egypt May Be Headed

Demonstrators chant slogans supporting Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi during a rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo on Friday.
Khalil Hamra AP

Originally published on Thu July 19, 2012 10:03 am

Reporter David Kirkpatrick covered Washington's political scene for many years for The New York Times. But early last year, he decided that he was ready for a change of scenery. Kirkpatrick volunteered to move to Egypt to become the Times' Cairo bureau chief — and boy, was his timing good.

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The Two-Way
10:28 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Reports That Gov. Christie Will Give Keynote Tamp Down Veep Talk

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R).
Paul J. Richards AFP/Getty Images

News that first broke in the New York Post would seem to signal that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn't going to be the Republican Party's vice presidential nominee.

The Post reports that "the word is going out quietly to Republican activists across New Jersey. ... Gov. Chris Christie is going to be giving the keynote speech" at the GOP convention in Tampa next month.

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Manifest Destiny is a three-part series that addresses key concerns about the role the United States should play in the increasingly interconnected world of nations. 

Manifest Destiny can be seen Monday - Wednesday, August 6th - 8th. at 8:00 p.m.

Manifest Destiny is a three-part series that addresses key concerns about the role the United States should play in the increasingly interconnected world of nations. 

Manifest Destiny can be seen Monday - Wednesday, August 6th - 8th. at 8:00 p.m.

From the U.S. television debut of the Beatles in 1964 to the Doors’ infamous one-time-only appearance, “The Ed Sullivan Show” brought the greatest musical acts in the world into America’s living rooms every Sunday night. This new MY MUSIC special features both the Beatles and the Doors as well as memorable performances from other superstars of the 60s pop-rock era, including the Mamas & the Papas, the Rolling Stones, Johnny Rivers, the Beach Boys, Tom Jones and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Ed Sullivan's Top Performers 1966-1969 airs Wednesday, August 15th at 8:30 p.m.

The little girl with a big voice showcases the great songs from the silver screen. Recorded in the movie palace splendor of the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, Jackie puts her unique stamp on audience favorites.

Great Performances "Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies" can be seen Saturday, August 11th at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 19th at 7:00 p.m.

The little girl with a big voice showcases the great songs from the silver screen. Recorded in the movie palace splendor of the Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles, Jackie puts her unique stamp on audience favorites.

Great Performances "Jackie Evancho: Music of the Movies" can be seen Saturday, August 11th at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 19th at 7:00 p.m.

It's All Politics
9:23 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Romney's 'Crony Capitalism' Charge May Ring True For Leaders Of Both Parties

Originally published on Wed July 18, 2012 12:25 pm

Crony capitalism is a term very much in vogue because of Mitt Romney's accusations that President Obama has engaged in the practice, allegedly rewarding the business interests of political supporters with federal taxpayer dollars.

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