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2:30pm

Tue May 24, 2011
World Cafe

Buddy Miller's Majestic Silver Strings On World Cafe

Buddy Miller's Majestic Silver Strings band appeared on World Cafe.
Michael Wilson

When you're one of the best guitarists in Nashville, you've achieved something of a legendary status in the music world — and that's exactly what Buddy Miller has done. The singer-songwriter has produced, written, recorded and played so much great music, Steve Earle and Emmylou Harris call him one of the greatest musicians alive.

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1:46pm

Tue May 24, 2011
The Two-Way

Prosecutor: Mubarak To Be Tried For Protesters' Deaths

Jan. 29, 2011: Protestors carry an injured man away from Tahrir Square in Cairo, where police had cracked down on demonstrators.
Peter Macdiarmid Getty Images

"Egypt's ex-President Hosni Mubarak will stand trial on charges of conspiring in the deadly shootings of protesters during the uprising that ousted him," The Associated Press reports.

The wire service adds that the prosecutor-general's decision is "a major step in a country still rattled by protests and demands for justice."

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1:27pm

Tue May 24, 2011
The Two-Way

Palestinian Official Calls Netanyahu's Speech A 'Declaration Of War'

The outlines of a peace deal described today by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are a "declaration of war" in the view of Palestinians, Nabil Shaath, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, tells The Associated Press.

As the AP puts it:

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1:10pm

Tue May 24, 2011
The Two-Way

A Little Pink Is OK: USDA Revises Cooking Temperature For Pork

Pork cut up for a customer sits in a tub at the Elma Locker and Grocery in Elma, Iowa.
Scott Olson Getty Images

The U.S. Department of Agriculture released new recommendations for cooking pork today: The Department now recommends that like beef, veal and lamb, whole cuts of pork should be cooked to 145 degrees Fahrenheit, then allowed to sit for three minutes.

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12:59pm

Tue May 24, 2011
The Two-Way

Reports: U.N. Watchdog To Detail Syrian And Iranian Nuclear Ambitions

Iran and Syria are about to come under renewed focus for their nuclear ambitions.

According to The Associated Press and the BBC, the International Atomic Energy Agency will soon officially report that it believes a target that Israeli warplanes bombed inside Syria four years ago was indeed a secret nuclear reactor site.

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