Morning Edition for Monday, April 7, 2014

The ethnic slaughter killed nearly a million people. The massacre was born of years of tension between the majority Hutu and minority Tutsi.

Where Does Rwanda Go From Here?

Steve Inskeep talks to journalist Philip Gourevitch about Rwanda 20 years after the genocide. Gouorevitch is the author of We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families.

Former Bank Executive: Women, Ask For A Raise!

As leader of the women's network 85 Broads, Sallie Krawcheck lobbies for better gender equality in boardrooms. She also says women need to negotiate tougher to get there.
It wouldn't be a hockey game without a brawl — even if it's a charity match. Video shows police and firefighters throwing punches at each other. The team of cops beat the firefighters 8-5.
The top-two men's college basketball teams play for the championship Monday night in Dallas. Eighth-seeded Kentucky will face seventh-seeded UConn. Neither team was even in the tournament last year.

Chemo Can Make Food Taste Like Metal. Here's Help

Patients undergoing chemotherapy need to eat to stay strong. But the drugs can cause nausea and damage taste buds. New flavors and spices can help a lot, a chef says.
It's easy to think that a shaking hand could be a sign of Parkinson's disease. But it's more likely essential tremor, an ailment that's not life-threatening but can become debilitating.

Tyson Foods Recalls Frozen Chicken Nuggets

More than 75,000 pounds of frozen chicken nuggets have been recalled. Consumers complained they found small pieces of plastic in their food that caused some minor oral injuries.
Re/code is a new tech site that doesn't charge its readers or expect to make much from ads. Instead, it has a successful conference business. Other media also see potential profits in conferences.

5-Year-Old Boy Exposes Bug In Microsoft's Xbox

KGTV in San Diego says Kristoffer Von Hassel was able to log in to his father's Xbox Live account by entering the wrong password, and then hitting the space bar a bunch of times.

Obama To Circumvent Congress Over Women's Pay

President Obama on Tuesday is expected to order contractors with the federal government to provide information that could be beneficial to female employees.

Welcome To Voting Rights Boot Camp

In the aftermath of a Supreme Court ruling last year, advocates worry that jurisdictions are quietly making changes to disenfranchise minorities. A training program is designed to counter that.
The election is a remarkable exercise in logistics with ballots that will be delivered by elephants, camels, boats, planes and trains. The vote could also end the 10-year rule of the Congress Party.
In New York City, people dressed as superheroes battled villains. Feathers flew in London, Paris, Bucharest and Berlin. In Vienna, one woman described being hit kind of hard in the face.
Massachusetts Republicans have lost the last 92 U.S. House races in a row — the worst GOP losing streak in the country. But Republicans think they've found a candidate who can break the lock.
On Saturday, voters turned out in large numbers despite threats of Taliban violence. It will take weeks to learn who will become Afghanistan's next president. Hamid Karzai can't run for a third term
Several scientific teams are developing sensitive tests for tumor DNA that, when perfected, could be used to diagnose cancer earlier, and more closely monitor the response to treatment.

The Inimitable Mickey Rooney Dies At 93

The 5-foot-3 dynamo poured his uncanny energy into a lifetime of roles alongside Hollywood's biggest stars. Rooney, whose sunny portrayals of youth earned him an honorary Oscar, died Sunday.

'Morning Edition' Listeners Wax Poetic

To kick off Poetry Month, we are crowdsourcing prose poems from our Facebook fans about their favorite neighborhood blocks, from Brussels to Tuscaloosa to the Bronx.
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