NPR News http://kgou.org en Chuck Foley, Co-Creator Of Twister, Dies At 82 http://kgou.org/post/chuck-foley-co-creator-twister-dies-82 One of the men responsible for getting people tied up in knots while they played Twister has died.<p>Charles "Chuck" Foley died earlier this month in St. Paul, Minn. He was 82.<p>Foley and his business partner Neil Rabens invented the game for Milton Bradley in 1966. Fri, 12 Jul 2013 13:22:00 +0000 NPR News 9468 at http://kgou.org Chuck Foley, Co-Creator Of Twister, Dies At 82 Putin: NSA Leaker Is A 'Free Person' At Moscow Airport http://kgou.org/post/putin-nsa-leaker-free-person-moscow-airport Russian President Vladimir Putin appeared to rebuff the United States when he said NSA leaker Edward Snowden was in Moscow but is a "free person" who is "entitled to buy a ticket and fly to wherever he wants."<p>Snowden, Putin said, is in the transit zone of Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport and has neither crossed the Russian border nor "committed any crime" on Russian soil.<p><a href="http://rt.com/news/putin-snowden-moscow-extradition-220/">According to a report from the RT network</a>, which is financed by Russian government, Putin made the comments in Finland during a joint news conference wi Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:57:55 +0000 NPR News 8479 at http://kgou.org Putin: NSA Leaker Is A 'Free Person' At Moscow Airport Obama In Oklahoma: 'You Are Not Alone' http://kgou.org/post/obama-oklahoma-you-are-not-alone President Obama toured the devastation in Moore, Okla. Sunday afternoon, comforting some victims and pledging federal support. He said that he came to city as a representative of the American people.<p>"I'm just a messenger here," Obama said, "letting everybody know that you are not alone."<p>Obama spoke in front of the pile rubble that used to be Plaza Towers Elementary School. Sun, 26 May 2013 18:43:00 +0000 NPR News & Eyder Peralta 6687 at http://kgou.org Obama In Oklahoma: 'You Are Not Alone' As Recovery Continues, Obama Heads To Oklahoma http://kgou.org/post/recovery-continues-obama-heads-oklahoma President Obama is scheduled to visit the city of Moore, Okla., today, to survey the devastation left behind by by a monster EF-5 tornado.<p><a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-to-visit-oklahoma-will-see-storm-recovery-meet-with-families-and-first-responders/2013/05/26/f6525dc4-c5e0-11e2-9cd9-3b9a22a4000a_story.html">The AP reports</a>:<p><blockquote><p>"Obama plans to meet with affected families and thank first responders during a visit Sunday to Moore, Okla. Sun, 26 May 2013 12:44:36 +0000 NPR News & Eyder Peralta 6677 at http://kgou.org As Recovery Continues, Obama Heads To Oklahoma A New 'Smart Rifle' Decides When To Shoot And Rarely Misses http://kgou.org/post/new-smart-rifle-decides-when-shoot-and-rarely-misses <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoMAiYnJOBM</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 21:50:22 +0000 NPR News 5971 at http://kgou.org A New 'Smart Rifle' Decides When To Shoot And Rarely Misses Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy Decision And Weighing Cancer Risks http://kgou.org/post/angelina-jolies-mastectomy-decision-and-weighing-cancer-risks On Wednesday's <em>Morning Edition</em>, David Greene talks with writer and breast cancer survivor <a href="http://peggyorenstein.com/bio.html">Peggy Orenstein</a> about actress Angelina Jolie's decision to have a double mastectomy to reduce her risk of breast cancer.<p>Jolie, whose mother died at 56 from ovarian cancer, has a <a href="http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/BRCA">genetic variant</a> that puts her at high risk for ovarian and breast cancer. Wed, 15 May 2013 15:19:32 +0000 NPR News 5935 at http://kgou.org Angelina Jolie's Mastectomy Decision And Weighing Cancer Risks With No Unified Database, Many Murder Victims Remain Nameless http://kgou.org/post/no-unified-database-many-murder-victims-remain-nameless A serial killer who committed suicide in an Alaska jail last year confessed to murdering at least 11 people across the country. But Israel Keyes didn't name names, and investigators trying to figure out who he killed are running into a major stumbling block: There is no unified, mandatory national database for missing persons.<p>One of the few known victims was Anchorage resident Samantha Koenig. She was selling coffee at an espresso stand outside a gym when Keyes abducted and killed her. Wed, 15 May 2013 03:45:43 +0000 NPR News 5901 at http://kgou.org With No Unified Database, Many Murder Victims Remain Nameless In Somalia, Surviving A Kidnapping Against 'Impossible Odds' http://kgou.org/post/somalia-surviving-kidnapping-against-impossible-odds In 2011, Jessica Buchanan was an aid worker in northern Somalia, helping to raise awareness about how to avoid land mines. The north was the relatively safe section of the country; that October, she traveled to the more dangerous southern region for a training. The night before she left, she texted her husband, Erik Landemalm, also an aid worker in Somalia. She asked him a question: "If I get kidnapped on this trip, will you come and get me?"<p>On the trip back from the training, Buchanan and a colleague found their convoy surrounded by armed Somalians. Tue, 14 May 2013 12:18:35 +0000 NPR News 5823 at http://kgou.org In Somalia, Surviving A Kidnapping Against 'Impossible Odds' Anti-Drug PSAs: Do They Work? http://kgou.org/post/anti-drug-psas-do-they-work <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKLtVsRXGnI</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7aHf-GfvWQ</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zbsq5tmz6Lo</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ub_a2t0ZfTs</p> Sun, 28 Apr 2013 20:27:00 +0000 NPR News 4775 at http://kgou.org