WWNO http://wwno.org en Obama Turns To Gov. Perry In Seeking A Solution To Border Crisis http://wwno.org/post/obama-turns-gov-perry-seeking-solution-border-crisis After a meeting with Texas Gov. Rick Perry, President Obama addressed the influx of migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico border. He signaled his openness to Perry's solutions, saying he'd consider deploying the National Guard, but also called on Congress to offer solutions of its own. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Obama+Turns+To+Gov.+Perry+In+Seeking+A+Solution+To+Border+Crisis&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAwMTM1NDgzMDEyMzg2MDcwMzJjODJiYQ004)"/></div><p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 00:29:00 +0000 Robert Siegel 64170 at http://wwno.org Congress Has The Ability To Fix Immigration Crisis, Obama Says http://wwno.org/post/congress-can-deal-immigration-crisis-obama-says President Obama said Wednesday that Congress has the ability to address the problem of thousands of unaccompanied children and teenagers illegally crossing the border from Mexico into the U.S.<p>"Right now, Congress has the capacity to work with us, work with state officials, local officials and faith-based groups and non-for-profits who are helping to care for these kids," he said in Dallas.<p>Obama added that it is unlikely the minors will be allowed to stay in the U.S.<p>"We intend to do the right thing by these children," he said. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:29:00 +0000 Krishnadev Calamur 64166 at http://wwno.org Interpreting The IRS Emails, Washington-Style http://wwno.org/post/interpreting-irs-emails-washington-style Here's the biggest recurring theme in the IRS controversy — the one about alleged targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.<p>Throughout the yearlong investigation, congressional Republicans and Democrats have not only highlighted their own evidence but also taken the same evidence and drawn diametrically opposed conclusions.<p>The latest example came Wednesday afternoon, at a subcommittee hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Officially, the subject was a separate IRS issue. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:25:00 +0000 Peter Overby 64169 at http://wwno.org For Kids In Immigration Court, Legal Counsel Is Catch As Catch Can http://wwno.org/post/kids-immigration-court-legal-counsel-catch-catch-can The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups sued the federal government Wednesday for its failure to provide legal representation to immigrant children in deportation proceedings.<p>The <a href="https://www.aclu.org/blog/immigrants-rights/children-shouldnt-be-left-alone-immigration-court">class-action lawsuit</a> was filed on behalf of eight immigrants — ages 10 to 17 — who the ACLU says have not been able to find a lawyer. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:25:00 +0000 John Burnett 64168 at http://wwno.org Last-Resort Antibiotics In Jeopardy As Use Rises Globally http://wwno.org/post/last-resort-antibiotics-jeopardy-use-rises-globally The total doses of antibiotics sold in clinics and pharmacies around the world rose 36 percent from 2000 to 2010, scientists reported Wednesday.<p>The finding, <a href="http://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/issue/current">published</a> in <em>The Lancet Infectious </em><em>Disease,</em> comes from the first study to look at global antibiotic consumption in the 21st century. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 23:18:00 +0000 editor 64167 at http://wwno.org An Actor, A University And A Famous Name Lead To A Lawsuit http://wwno.org/post/actor-university-and-famous-name-lead-lawsuit What do you think of when you hear the name Duke? That question is at the heart of a legal dispute between Duke University and the estate of John Wayne.<p>Fans of the late film star will recall that he went by the nickname "Duke," which his <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/30/books/review/scott-eymans-john-wayne-the-life-and-legend.html" target="_blank">biographers have pointed</a> out he picked up in childhood from a dog. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:47:00 +0000 Alan Greenblatt 64164 at http://wwno.org Report Says FBI, NSA Spied On American Muslims http://wwno.org/post/report-says-fbi-nsa-spied-american-muslims Reporters Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain say, <a href="https://firstlook.org/theintercept/article/2014/07/09/under-surveillance/">in the online news website Intercept</a>, that based on information provided by Edward Snowden they have evidence that<strong> </strong>the FBI and NSA used covert surveillance on the email accounts of 202 American Muslims.<p>The five men named in the story include a lawyer, Asim Ghafoor, a GOP operative named Faisal Gill, Rutgers University professor Hooshang Amirahmadi, activist Agha Saeed, and Nihad Awad, the executive director of the Council of American-Isl Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:45:00 +0000 NPR Staff 64165 at http://wwno.org Should President Obama Visit The Texas Border? http://wwno.org/post/should-president-obama-visit-texas-border Much of President Obama's presidency currently falls into the category of damned if he does, damned if he doesn't.<p>That certainly is true on the question of whether he should visit the U.S.-Mexico border during his two-day visit to Texas.<p>Some have even taken <a href="http://onpolitics.usatoday.com/2014/07/07/cuellar-obama-immigration-border-katrina/">to asking</a> if this isn't Obama's "Katrina moment," an allusion to President George W. Bush's 2005 failure to immediately visit the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast once the storm had passed. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:07:00 +0000 Frank James 64161 at http://wwno.org Former Mayor Nagin Gets 10 Years For Corruption http://wwno.org/post/former-mayor-nagin-gets-10-years-corruption <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Former two-term New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for corruption. The term is half of what prosecutors wanted.</p><p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:06:39 +0000 Eileen Fleming 64159 at http://wwno.org On Calif. Cattle Ranch, Students Wrangle With Meaning Of Manhood http://wwno.org/post/calif-cattle-ranch-students-wrangle-meaning-manhood <em>For </em>All Things Considered<em>'s </em>"<a href="http://www.npr.org/series/323986426/men-in-america">Men in America</a>"<em> series, NPR's Kelly McEvers sent this report on Deep Springs College — the all-male college that her husband attended, and where he and McEvers have both taught. </em><p>About a hundred years ago, a man named L.L. Nunn was building power plants in the American West. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:52:00 +0000 Kelly McEvers 64160 at http://wwno.org