Morning Edition for Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Ford, General Motors and Chrysler are offering a multimillion dollar donation toward a deal to ease pension cuts for retirees, and preserve the lucrative collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts.
Virginia is dependent on coal mining and export, but it also faces routine flooding from rising sea levels. That irony is a very real, day-to-day problem for residents.
NPR's Steve Henn, along with two tech experts, allowed Internet traffic through his laptop and cellphone to be monitored. If someone tapped your Internet connection, what would they find out?

We Said 'Tie', Listeners Told Us We Were Wrong

On Monday's show, we mentioned a tie in soccer. Listeners let us know it's not a tie, it's a draw. Also, it's not 2 goals to nothing, it's 2 to nil.
Militants are attacking a security training facility at the Karachi airport. This incident comes less than 2 days after gunmen killed more than a dozen people during an attack on the Karachi airport.
NPR's Renee Montagne sat down for a conversation with Hillary Clinton. Clinton's new book, "Hard Choices," will be published on Tuesday, June 10.

Supreme Court Rules BP Must Keep Paying For Spill

Under a legal settlement, BP has been sending money to businesses affected by the 2010 Gulf of Mexico spill. BP filed at the end of May to freeze payments but the court ruled BP must continue to pay.
Every year, gamers turn their eyes to Los Angeles for E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo. It's the annual video game industry convention.
Some of the best paying jobs in the American West are in the oil and gas industry. But only 18 percent are held by women, and many of those are office jobs which pay considerably less.
On top is the traditional suit jacket but down below instead of longs pants, there are shorts to match the jacket.

Obama Acts To Ease Student Loan Payments

President Obama signed an order on Monday that expands the number of Americans whose student loan payments will be capped at 10 percent of their monthly incomes.
David Greene talks to financial aid expert Mark Kantrowitz about proposals to mitigate student loan debt from the White House and in the Senate. Kantrowitz is the founder of the website finaid.org.
We'll hear how some communities are experimenting with free community college. We go to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where students can get two years of higher education for free.
Introducing the humble date to the U.S. over decades in the 20th century required dangerous Middle Eastern adventures, harem pants and a little bit of sex. Hollywood helped with movies like Cleopatra.

Love Locks Weigh Paris Bridge Down

The bridge closed briefly after part of it crumbled under the weight of thousands of padlocks hooked there to symbolize endless love.
Pluck the silk of a spiderweb and it vibrates like a guitar string, scientists say. By strumming the strands and detecting the tune via sensors in its legs, a spider gets key information.

Study: Rats Experience Regret

New research from the journal Nature Neuroscience has shown that rats, like humans, experience regret.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, under fire for failing to investigate use of force along the border, ousted its longtime head of internal affairs. The new man in charge is an FBI official.
Over the weekend, hundreds of children traveling solo across the U.S. border were transferred to a detention center in Nogales, Arizona. David Greene talks to Los Angeles Times reporter Cindy Carcamo.
Steve Inskeep talks to Michael Waldman president of NYU Law School's Brennan Center for Justice about his new book, which is a biography of the second amendment.
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