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  • 11:24am Jan 21, 2013
    World News World News Politics & Government

    'A Number Of Crises' Facing Obama In W. Africa, Beyond

    Steve Inskeep talks with Michele Flournoy, who served as undersecretary of defense for policy in the Obama administration. Flournoy weighs in on foreign policy challenges facing the president in his second term.
  • 10:01am Jan 21, 2013

    Inaugural Parade Begins At The Pentagon, Moves To D.C.

    After George Washington took his oath of office he was joined by a procession made up of local militias as he made his way from Mount Vernon to New York City. These days, the parade is a colorful blend of marching bands, floats and different organizations — led by ceremonial military regiments.
  • 10:01am Jan 21, 2013

    NASA's 'Mohawk Guy' To March In Inaugural Parade

    The Inaugural parade will have floats and marching bands and for science geeks, a special treat: life-size replicas of the Mars rover, Curiosity and the Orion space capsule. The biggest attraction may be marching along side of the replicas. Bobak Ferdowsi, the go to guy for last years Mars landing, told Wired magazine he'll reveal a special hairstyle just for the parade.
  • 10:01am Jan 21, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Is Joe Biden Eying A Run For The Presidency?

    Vice President Joe Biden first ran for president in the 1980s. He tried again in 2008 before becoming President Obama's running mate. At a weekend inaugural event, Biden declared, "I'm proud to be president of the United States." His son politely corrected him. One persistent question is whether Biden may try one more run in 2016.
  • 10:01am Jan 21, 2013
    Politics & Government Politics & Government

    Crowds Begin Converging On Washington, D.C.

    Morning Edition has a team of reporters spread out across the city, getting a feel for how things are going in different areas. Thousands of people are descending on the nation's capital to be a part of President Obama's second inauguration.
  • 10:01am Jan 21, 2013
    World News World News

    Nightmare Details Emerge After Siege Ends In Algeria

    After the four-day hostage crisis in Algeria, the death toll has risen to at least 81. Algerian forces that were searching the natural gas plant in the Sahara that was taken over by Islamist militants found at least 25 more bodies on Sunday.
  • 10:01am Jan 21, 2013
    World News World News

    Ambassador Huddleston: U.S. Must Save Mali

    The casualties are still being counted from last week's attack on an Algerian gas plant by Islamist militants. The four-day siege left dozens of people dead. The group warned of more such attacks against any country backing France's military intervention in neighboring Mali. For a perspective on Mali, Renee Montagne talks to Vickie Huddleston, who served as the U.S. ambassador to Mali from 2002 to 2005.
  • 10:01am Jan 21, 2013
    World News World News

    During 2nd Term, Obama To Pivot To Asia

    Both India and the U.S. seem disappointed with each other after the high expectations raised by President Obama's election in 2007. India is concerned about the uncertainty in U.S. policy toward China and Afghanistan.
  • 10:01am Jan 21, 2013

    Myrlie Evers-Williams To Deliver Inaugural Invocation

    The widow of a slain Mississippi civil rights leader Medgar Evars will help open the inaugural ceremony Monday. President Obama has selected activist Myrlie Evers-Williams to deliver the invocation. She's the first woman and lay person to have the honor.
  • Hannah and Marty eat watermelon snacks at the Save the Chimps sanctuary.
    Save the Chimps
    10:06pm Jan 18, 2013
    Science Science

    Figuring How To Pay For (Chimp) Retirement

    The National Institutes of Health owns or supports almost 700 chimps. But the question of where they go when no longer needed for research is a thorny one: NIH money to support retired chimps in sanctuaries has been limited by Congress.