Morning Edition for Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Displaced Iraqi Citizens Flee Sunni Militants

An estimated 500,000 people have fled Mosul after the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria took control of the city. Humanitarian workers say the displacement could rival the Syrian humanitarian crisis.
Whistleblowers say Customs and Border Protection employees are misusing an overtime program designed for law enforcement emergencies. It's said to be costing taxpayers $40 million a year.
Florida East Coast Railway plans to start construction on an passenger line linking Miami with Orlando. Residents in towns through which the train passes worry about the impact on their communities
The Mouse and the Motorcycle and The Motorcycle Diaries? Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas and Go, Dog, Go!? Members of the NPR Books team explain how they assembled their unconventional summer lists.
Local officials argue that students there should be able to learn everything they need during school hours.
The VA is rethinking its outreach, and is pausing a $4 million ad campaign. The problem: outreach might bring more veterans into a system that's struggling to handle who it is already serving.
Many of Cliven Bundy's supporters are gone, but the rancher is as defiant as ever since an armed standoff with the U.S. government. For now, it feels like each side is waiting for the other to blink.
Huguette Clark secretly spent her last 20 years in a hospital, even though she wasn't ill — all while her three New York apartments were filled with valuable antiques.
After the recession, experts predicted it would take many years for charitable giving to get back to where it was before the economic downturn. But it now appears to be right around the corner.

Dent Guys Chase Hail Storms To Find Repair Work

Paintless Dent Repair technicians follow the hail across the country. They travel the world helping car dealerships and auto body shops deal with the deluge of damage that comes after a hail storm.

Delta Airlines Apologizes For World Cup Tweet

Delta congratulated the U.S. men's soccer team for its victory over Ghana using images: the Statue of Liberty to symbolize America and a giraffe for Ghana. The problem, there are no giraffes in Ghana.
This week we're examining a different aspect of the Iraqi crisis. Renee Montagne talks to Lina Khatib, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center, about the ISIS, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
The crisis in Iraq has become a political problem for President Obama. Analysts say the White House needs to stop Iraq and Syria from becoming safe havens for terrorists.
Australia has a long, dark history of racial discrimination against the Aborigines. A cooking and hospitality program tries to help youth discover their culture and build confidence and competence.

FBI Has Its Own Twitter Slang

A Freedom of Information request has forced the FBI to open its internal guide to shorthand on Twitter and other social media. Which includes LFBBEG: Looking For Big Bad Evil Guy.
San Antonio mayor Julian Castro, 39, is in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, for his first hearing on his nomination to be the secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
The U.S. Men's National Team has beaten Ghana in the group stage of the World Cup in Brazil. The score was 2-1. The U.S. team had lost to Ghana in the previous two World Cups.

The Human Heart And Its Rhythmic Magnificence

Rhythm comes in different forms from music and poetry to those inside our bodies. There's art based on the most primal rhythm of all: the beating of the human heart.
Linda Wertheimer talks to journalist Lynn Sherr about her friendship with the late Sally Ride. Sherr has written a book, Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space.
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