Morning Edition for Friday, April 4, 2014

Attention is focused on the mental state of Army Specialist Ivan Lopez, who's accused of killing 3 people and injuring 16 at Fort Hood on Wednesday. A verbal altercation may have lead to the shooting.
Since 2007, more Marines from the Twentynine Palms Marine base in California have died in the U.S. than in the war-torn Middle East. Steve Inskeep talks to reporter Brett Kelman of The Desert Sun.
The National Civil Rights Museum will reopen this weekend. Its new exhibits are especially designed to inspire the conscience of a younger generation born after the civil rights movement.
As details emerge about GM's handling of an ignition switch recall, a question is raised again: What is the relationship between regulators and the regulated, and the revolving door between the two?
Instead of taking down trial testimony, he typed over and over, "I hate my job, I hate my job." The New York Post reports he did that in 30 case before he was caught. He was fired.

Erroll Morris Makes Rumsfeld Story Film Friendly

The latest documentary from filmmaker Errol Morris is called The Unknown Known. It is an interview with former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. Morris also directed Fog of War.
With the Crimean peninsula effectively controlled by Russia, Ukrainian officials worry about another Black Sea port, Odessa. Ukraine fears this area with a Russian minority could be a tempting target.

Ukrainians Disagree Over Sniper Inquiry

A Ukrainian police medic and a protester differ over whether their country should probe who committed crimes during February's violence in Kiev.
Brendan Eich is a co-founder of Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser. But his personal donation to an anti-gay-marriage campaign means he's no longer CEO.
Watching a great gamer is like watching a tennis or baseball pro: "If they're really good then you can watch and learn," says Megu Kobayashi, who watches gamers on a site called Twitch.

App Calculates TV-Watching Time

A new app, tiii.me, tells you how much time you've spent watching TV. Tell it which shows you've watched, and the app calculates how much of your life you spent.
Morning Edition co-host Renee Montagne is in Afghanistan following the leading candidates in Saturday's presidential election. The top-two contenders are: Zalmai Rassoul and Abdullah Abdullah.

2 AP Journalists Shot By Afghan Police, 1 Dies

The AP reports Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed. Reporter Kathy Gannon was wounded. The two were in Khost province in eastern Afghanistan ahead of Saturday's election.
The Senate Intelligence Committee has voted to ask the CIA to declassify portions of a committee report detailing the agency's interrogation of terrorism suspects after Sept. 11, 2001.
The monthly unemployment report is out Friday morning. Analysts think the economy added about 200,000 jobs in March.
Aidan Seeger was 7 when he died of a genetic disorder known as ALD in 2012. Now New York state requires newborn screening for the disorder, thanks to "Aidan's Law."

Shop Owner Refuses To Spring Forward

This past weekend, most of Europe moved the clocks forward for Daylight Saving Time. A shop owner says she needs her sleep and will "no longer take part in this circus."
Cold Food Day in China commemorates a hermit who 2,600 years ago refused wealth and power. His ruler tried to smoke him out of his mountain hideout, but ended up burning him to a death.
We all know .com and .edu, but now hundreds of new Internet domain names like .fish and .xyz are available. If all these new domains take off, what will become of .com?
It's been the home of the Cubs since 1916, and in all that time, the team has never won a World Series. So why do fans keep showing up? Locals say Wrigley's hallowed status isn't just about baseball.

David Letterman To Retire From CBS In 2015

Letterman has hosted the Late Show on CBS since 1993. He reshaped late-night TV, succeeding as an edgy outsider more interested in making fun of show business than participating in it.
"Nobody from hip hop was supposed to go to Harvard without a degree," says 9th Wonder, a respected producer who's turned out to be a born teacher.
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