Theater
1:58 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Anna Deavere Smith To Perform At Eccles

Originally aired on January 9, 2013.

Anna Deavere Smith is an actress and playwright perhaps most widely known for her role on the West Wing and for her previous performances in Park City. She’ll appear on the Eccles Center Stage this Saturday, January 12th at 7:30pm. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

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The Two-Way
1:16 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Military Judge Will Likely Announce Manning Verdict Tuesday

Supporters of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning protest his detention by marching around the perimeter and blocking the gates of Fort McNair in Washington, D.C., on the final day of closing arguments in his military trial Friday.
Chip Somodevilla Getty Images

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 5:06 pm

The military judge presiding over the case of Bradley Manning will likely hand down her verdict on Tuesday.

Manning is accused of perpetrating the biggest leak of classified information in the history of the United States. Col. Denise Lind has been deliberating since Friday. The Guardian reports:

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The Two-Way
12:58 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

No Safe Places In Syria: Photographer Abducted At Media Center

Syrians search for survivors under the rubble of a destroyed house after a barrel bomb was dropped from an air force helicopter in Saraqeb on July 20.
Daniel Leal-Olivas AFP/Getty Images

We're catching up with a harrowing story out of Syria about a Polish photographer who was kidnapped last week and is possibly being held for ransom. NPR's Rima Marrouch sent this report.

Photographer Marcin Suder was staying at a media center in the rebel-held town of Saraqeb in Idlib province when a group of masked men reportedly stormed in Wednesday morning. They beat a Syrian media activist, stole equipment and abducted Suder.

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Shots - Health News
12:48 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Boys With Autism Or ADHD More Prone To Overuse Video Games

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that children have no more than two hours a day of "screen time."
Marilyn Nieves iStockphoto.com

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 3:50 pm

Video games can be a haven from the world, and it's easy to imagine that they would appeal to children who struggle with social interaction.

Boys with autism spectrum disorders or with ADHD are both prone to problematic use of video games, according to a study.

The researchers asked the parents of boys ages 8 to 18 to report on their child's video game use, including hours of use and the types of games they play.

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The Two-Way
11:51 am
Mon July 29, 2013

FBI: Operation Rescues 105 Sexually Exploited Children

A screenshot from video of an FBI sting.
FBI

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 12:13 pm

During a 72-hour operation that spanned 76 cities in the United States, the FBI says, agents rescued 105 sexually exploited children and apprehended 150 alleged pimps.

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Arts & Culture
11:43 am
Mon July 29, 2013

This Green Earth - July 9, 2013

Originally aired on July 10, 2013.

Today, Nell Larson and Chris Cherniak have an eye opening discussion on water in Utah (and the lack of), with their guest, Barry Yeoman. In the second half, award-winning author, David George Gordon, talks about his book “Eat A Bug” cookbook.

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