Africa
12:41 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

The Two Sudans Appear On The Verge Of War

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir visits the southern town of El-Obeid on April 19 amid rising tensions with South Sudan. The countries have been skirmishing, and there are fears of a full-scale war. Bashir says South Sudan's leaders only understand "the language of the gun."
Ebrahim Hamid AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Tue April 24, 2012 1:16 pm

Sudan and South Sudan are careering closer to a full-scale war, with fighting along their ill-defined border and belligerent rhetoric coming from both sides.

The conflict threatens to cripple the fragile economies in both nations, and it could create new burdens on neighboring countries in east and central Africa, a region prone to humanitarian disaster.

In the latest developments, South Sudanese officials say that Sudan's air force bombed its territory for a second straight day on Tuesday.

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The Salt
12:36 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Poll: Are Your Friends Bombarding You With Food Porn?

NPR's Becky Lettenberger freely admits she is guilty of showering her friends with her food photos.
Becky Lettenberger NPR

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 10:22 am

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Politics
12:32 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Pennsylvania Primary Results

Results from the Primaries being held in Pennsylvania on April 24, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

Politics
12:30 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Rhode Island Primary Results

Results from the Primaries being held in Rhode Island on April 24, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

Politics
12:29 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

New York Primary Results

Results from the Primaries being held in New York on April 24, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

Politics
12:27 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Delaware Primary Results

Results from the Primaries being held in Delware on April 24, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

The Two-Way
12:24 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Diners Not Fazed By Second Collapse At 'Heart Attack Grill;' Would You Be?

One of the Heart Attack Grill's "triple bypass" burgers.
Matt York AP

Originally published on Wed April 25, 2012 5:57 am

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Politics
12:17 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Connecticut Primary Results

Results from the Primaries being held in Connecticut on April 24, 2012 - updated throughout the day as results come in.

The Two-Way
12:05 pm
Tue April 24, 2012

Government Files First Criminal Charges In BP Oil Spill

Fire boats battle a fire at the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon in April of 2010.
U.S. Coast Guard Getty Images

Originally published on Tue April 24, 2012 2:31 pm

"The first criminal charges in connection with the BP oil spill have been filed against a former BP engineer named Kurt Mix," NPR's Carrie Johnson reports exclusively.

Carrie just told our Newscast unit that Mix has been charged with obstruction of justice for allegedly deleting text messages after the spill. The texts were related to the amount of oil gushing into the Gulf. Mix will make his first appearence in court today.

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Law
11:41 am
Tue April 24, 2012

Does Arizona's Immigration Law Have A Chance?

The Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday on Arizona's hotly debated immigration law. The court's decision will affect Arizona and other states that have adopted similar legislation. Host Michel Martin talks with one of its authors, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, and law professor Gabriel Chin.

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