Originally published on Mon June 10, 2013 8:56 am
With three minutes left in the third quarter Sunday night, the San Antonio Spurs were ahead of the Miami Heat by a point.
Originally published on Mon June 10, 2013 10:21 am
Edward Snowden, the 29-year-old former CIA technical assistant who has stepped forward to say he's the source of explosive leaks about government surveillance programs was among "thousands upon thousands" of such analysts hired to manage and sift through "huge amounts of data," NPR's Tom Gjelten
Originally published on Tue July 2, 2013 5:05 pm
The story of Venezuela's Eloisa Barrios is especially revealing because so many of her relatives have been killed. Revealing because of who she believes pulled the trigger.
Some weeks ago, Barrios climbed into our van for a drive to a cemetery. The burial ground is outside a village in the Venezuelan countryside. We went there to visit the Barrios family dead.
She told us nine relatives had been killed in shootings over the past 15 years. All nine were young men.
Originally published on Mon June 10, 2013 7:44 am
The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.
Originally published on Mon June 10, 2013 11:39 am
Winners of 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition were announced Sunday night in Fort Worth, Texas. The competition was held over 17 days.
Vadym Kholodenko, 26, of Ukraine, won the top prize of $50,000, but he said the rankings don't mean that much.
"It's kind of fun for audience, for press. It's interesting to put first, second, 10th and so on. But in life, not so important," Kholodenko says.
And, he says, so much of life involves competing no matter what you're doing.