All Tech Considered
12:46 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Vintage Spy Plane Gives High-Tech Drone A Run For Its Money

The Air Force's U-2 spy plane first took flight in August 1955 and has been in commission ever since.
USAF Getty Images

Originally published on Mon May 28, 2012 3:01 pm

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U.S.
12:27 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

In Sweat Lodge, Vets Find Healing 'Down To The Core'

Veterans make preparations for a sweat lodge ceremony at Salt Lake City's Veterans Affairs center.
Taki Telonidis for NPR

Originally published on Tue May 29, 2012 6:38 am

Substance abuse. Violence. Even thoughts of suicide. These are some of the problems that many veterans returning home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are struggling with.

Today it's called post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, but it has affected veterans going back much farther. While doctors and researchers put enormous efforts into developing new treatments, one group of veterans in Salt Lake City is finding relief in a very old tradition: a Native American sweat lodge.

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Africa
12:09 pm
Mon May 28, 2012

Islamist Tops Egypt's Vote Count, But Run-off Needed

Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood's presidential candidate, was the leading vote getter in Egypt's presidential election last week. But he did not get an outright majority and will face a run-off on June 16-17 against a former prime minister. He's shown here during a campaign rally.
Fredrik Persson AP

The runoff vote for Egypt's next president will pit the Muslim Brotherhood's candidate against the last prime minister to serve under Hosni Mubarak, according to full official results released Monday by the election commission.

Commission chief Farouq Sultan told a news conference that the Brotherhood's Mohammed Morsi and Ahmed Shafiq, a former air force commander and a longtime friend of the ousted leader, were the top two finishers in the first round of voting held on May 23-24.

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Skydiving
10:23 am
Mon May 28, 2012

The Ralph Hall freefall

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ROCKWALL - Ahead of Tuesday’s primary election, 89-year-old Congressman Ralph Hall took time to skydive over the weekend to celebrate Memorial Day.

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Middle East
10:07 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Ex-Mubarak PM, Islamist In Egyptian Runoff

Originally published on Mon May 28, 2012 11:43 am

In Egypt, Ahmed Shafiq and the Muslim Brotherhood candidate, Mohammed Morsi, will face each other in a runoff election next month. David Greene talks with NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson about what these results might mean for Egypt's future.

Memorial Day
9:06 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Thousands of miles walked, thousands raised for Veterans

Participants in the 2011 Carry the Load campaign
Carry the Load

DALLAS - Dozens of walkers participating in a 1,700 mile journey from New York to Dallas were greeted over the weekend as they passed through the region.

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Economic Development
8:56 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Greenville economy on a roll

Cytec

GREENVILLE - After winning their approval over more than ten other competing cities, the City of Greenville prepares for another firm to break ground on a proposed expansion.

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Lakota Ranch
8:01 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Lightning Medicine Cloud's death still a mystery

Chief Hiawatha
Sacred World Peace Church and ALliance

GREENVILLE - It’s been nearly a month since the slaying of a white buffalo and his mother sparked national attention and an outpouring of support for a Hunt County ranch.

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Texas A&M University-Commerce
6:13 am
Mon May 28, 2012

Conference Offers Solution to End Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

COMMERCE - The 2nd Annual Integrated Approach to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 13 and from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 14 on the second floor of the Sam Rayburn Student Center at Texas A&M University-Commerce.

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Around the Nation
5:21 am
Mon May 28, 2012

At Vietnam Memorial, An Unlikely Bond Began

Transcript

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

This is MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. Good morning. I'm David Greene.

The soldier's motto is leave no man behind. And one very visible symbol of that promise is the bracelet worn by many Americans to honor a prisoner of war or a service member missing in action. One bracelet created a rare bond between two people. Both had lost a close family member in service overseas. On this Memorial Day, here's Curt Nickisch of member station WBUR.

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