WYPR http://news.wypr.org en Detroit Bankruptcy Battle Begins In Federal Court http://news.wypr.org/post/detroit-bankruptcy-battle-begins-federal-court Detroit's historic bankruptcy case is entering the home stretch. The crucial, final trial phase begins Tuesday in a Detroit courtroom.<p>The trial will decide the fate of a plan to wipe out billions of dollars in debt, and help Detroit emerge from bankruptcy a new, revitalized city.<p>This trial is a big deal, but don't expect anything with lots of courtroom drama. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:31:00 +0000 Sarah Cwiek 35226 at http://news.wypr.org Detroit Bankruptcy Battle Begins In Federal Court As The U.S. Draws Down, Afghan Fighting Is Heating Up http://news.wypr.org/post/us-draws-down-afghan-fighting-heating As U.S. and NATO troops draw down in Afghanistan, Taliban fighters are growing bolder. They have been massing in larger and larger numbers and taking on Afghan forces across the country.<p>NPR producer Sultan Faizy and I spent a recent day making calls to ordinary Afghan citizens in some of the country's hot spots.<p>First, we reached Ahmadullah, who like many Afghans, goes by one name. He's a shopkeeper in the restive Sangin District in the southern province of Helmand. Sangin has been one of the bloodiest and most contested districts in the country. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:28:00 +0000 Sean Carberry 35227 at http://news.wypr.org As The U.S. Draws Down, Afghan Fighting Is Heating Up Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank http://news.wypr.org/post/eric-cantor-joins-wall-street-investment-bank Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor this week begins working at the boutique investment bank Moelis & Company.<p>Cantor will serve as vice chairman and managing director, and will also be elected to the firm's board of directors.<p>Cantor, 51, and firm founder Ken Moelis announced the decision in a joint interview on Monday.<p>A statement on the<a href="http://www.moelis.com/News/SitePages/news-feed-details.aspx?feedId=248"> Moelis website</a> said, "Cantor will provide strategic counsel to the firm's corporate and institutional clients on key issues. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:36:00 +0000 Doreen McCallister 35225 at http://news.wypr.org Eric Cantor Joins Wall Street Investment Bank NATO To Create New 'Spearhead' Force For Eastern Europe http://news.wypr.org/post/nato-create-new-spearhead-force-eastern-europe NATO leaders are expected to set up a rapid-response force to deploy quickly to eastern Europe to defend against potential Russian aggression at their meeting in Wales later this week.<p>The force of about 4,000 troops will be ready to move on 48 hours notice from a station in a member country close to Russia, <em>The</em> <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/02/world/europe/nato-to-create-a-rapid-response-force-for-eastern-europe-officials-say.html" target="_blank"><em>New York Times</em></a> reported.<p>The "spearhead" force would be defensive in nature and able to respond "to Russia's ag Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:49:00 +0000 editor 35224 at http://news.wypr.org NATO To Create New 'Spearhead' Force For Eastern Europe Guns Boom In 2014 Campaign Ads http://news.wypr.org/post/guns-boom-2014-campaign-ads <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIJORBRpOPM</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0I2z9cCC9zs</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3mG9fNOZp4</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOoXJI4vBns</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGZimq-sxnE</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuFdkSt8-8o</p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:06:00 +0000 Don Gonyea 35223 at http://news.wypr.org Guns Boom In 2014 Campaign Ads On Final Recording, Joe Beck Exposes Possibilities Of The Guitar http://news.wypr.org/post/final-recording-joe-beck-exposes-possibilities-guitar <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=On+Final+Recording%2C+Joe+Beck+Exposes+Possibilities+Of+The+Guitar&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDEwNzczMDA2MDEzNTg3ODA1MTAzZjYxNg004)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 Tom Moon 35222 at http://news.wypr.org Analyst: Response To Russian Incursion Will Be 'Defining Moment' For NATO http://news.wypr.org/post/analyst-response-russian-incursion-will-be-defining-moment-nato <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Analyst%3A+Response+To+Russian+Incursion+Will+Be+%27Defining+Moment%27+For+NATO&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 Michele Kelemen 35221 at http://news.wypr.org 40 Years After 'Working,' A View From The Driver's Seat http://news.wypr.org/post/40-years-after-working-view-drivers-seat In the early 1970s, radio host and oral historian Studs Terkel went around the country with a tape recorder, interviewing people about their jobs. He collected more than 130 conversations with a variety of people, including a waitress, a car parker, a jockey, a baseball player, a farm worker, a press agent and a sports team owner.<p>The result was <em>Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do</em>. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 editor 35220 at http://news.wypr.org 40 Years After 'Working,' A View From The Driver's Seat Golf Course Provides Oasis For Low-Income Kids http://news.wypr.org/post/golf-course-provides-oasis-low-income-kids <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Golf+Course+Provides+Oasis+For+Low-Income+Kids&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA3NzMxMTkxMDEzMDkyOTU3ODRmYjc2Mg001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>You're listening to ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News.<p>CORNISH: All summer, dozens of lower-income kids in Providence, Rhode Island learned golf. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:20:00 +0000 John Bender 35219 at http://news.wypr.org Why Do We Blindly Sign Terms Of Service Agreements? http://news.wypr.org/post/why-do-we-blindly-sign-terms-service-agreements <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. 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