Weekend Edition Sunday http://klcc.org en Aid Workers In Short Supply As Ebola Grips Liberia http://klcc.org/post/aid-workers-short-supply-ebola-grips-liberia Sheldon Yett is UNICEF's lead man in Liberia. Over a long career he's been in the thick of all sorts of crises — wars, earthquakes, epidemics. He's seen firsthand how, when disaster strikes a poor country, aid workers and experts from all over the world flood the zone.<p>But with the Ebola epidemic, almost no one is answering the call.<p>"I'm astounded by how difficult it has been to get the partners we need," Yett says. "People are afraid. I can't convince my own staff to come. It's extremely, extremely difficult. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 16:02:00 +0000 editor 19922 at http://klcc.org Aid Workers In Short Supply As Ebola Grips Liberia Earthquake, Aftershocks Shake Northern California http://klcc.org/post/earthquake-aftershocks-shake-northern-california <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=Earthquake%2C+Aftershocks+Shake+Northern+California&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODg3MTg0MDEyMTg2NTY3OTI5YTI3ZA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>At least 80 people were injured this morning when an earthquake hit Northern California. The epicenter was in the Napa County town of American Canyon. The quake set of significant fires, including one at a mobile home park in Napa. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 15:38:00 +0000 editor 19920 at http://klcc.org An Outcast Teen Attacked With Slurs, Fists, Gasoline And A Match http://klcc.org/post/outcast-teen-attacked-slurs-fists-gasoline-and-match When Darnell Moore was a teenager in the late 1980s, living in Camden, N.J., he didn't know he was gay — but he did know he was an outcast.<p>"At 13 I was a nerd," Moore tells his friend Bryan Epps, during a visit to StoryCorps OutLoud in New York. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 14:11:00 +0000 NPR Staff 19918 at http://klcc.org An Outcast Teen Attacked With Slurs, Fists, Gasoline And A Match 50 Years Before Ferguson, A Summer Of Riots Racked The U.S. http://klcc.org/post/50-years-ferguson-summer-riots-racked-us Fifty years ago this summer — a half-century before the protests in Ferguson, Mo. — riots broke out in seven cities in New York, New Jersey, Illinois and Pennsylvania, sparked by confrontations between black residents and their predominantly white police forces.<p>In Philadelphia, the violence began after dark, in late August.<p>"It was a hot day and just wasn't too much activity in the hood, as they say," remembers Kenneth Salaam, who was 15 years old in 1964.<p>He was hanging out in his North Philadelphia neighborhood with friends when police cars began zipping by one after another. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 13:59:00 +0000 Hansi Lo Wang 19916 at http://klcc.org 50 Years Before Ferguson, A Summer Of Riots Racked The U.S. A Puzzle Hokey Pokey, That's What It's All About http://klcc.org/post/puzzle-hokey-pokey-thats-what-its-all-about <strong>On-air challenge:</strong> Every answer is a made-up, two-word phrase, in which the first word has 5 letters. Drop its last letter and read the remaining 4 letters backward, and you'll get the second word of the phrase.<p>Example: A Scrabble piece used by a select group of people = ELITE TILE<p><strong>Last week's challenge</strong> <strong>from American puzzlemaker Sam Lloyd:</strong> You have a target with six rings, bearing the numbers 16, 17, 23, 24, 39 and 40. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 12:03:00 +0000 Will Shortz 19911 at http://klcc.org A Puzzle Hokey Pokey, That's What It's All About Louise Penny Builds A Magical Ensemble In 'The Long Way Home' http://klcc.org/post/louise-penny-builds-magical-ensemble-long-way-home <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=Louise+Penny+Builds+A+Magical+Ensemble+In+%27The+Long+Way+Home%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MzM1ODU4MDEzMTg5NjcxOTBkZGJhOA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>This WEEKEND EDITION from NPR News. I'm Linda Wertheimer. For those of you treasuring these last days of August, we have good news. Louise Penny has a new book out - a new Chief Inspector Gamache novel. It's the 10th, actually. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:55:00 +0000 editor 19912 at http://klcc.org Giants, 49ers Lack Pre-Season Spark: The Week In Sports http://klcc.org/post/giants-49ers-lack-pre-season-spark-week-sports <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=Giants%2C+49ers+Lack+Pre-Season+Spark%3A+The+Week+In+Sports&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MzU1MzUzMDEzMTkyMzAwMzY5MjY1Mw004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST: <p>Now that rousing song was not written by BJ Liederman, but he did write our theme music. Still it's good to hear this because the drum line means that Mike Pesca, host of The Gist podcast from slate.com, is here to talk sports. Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:55:00 +0000 editor 19913 at http://klcc.org At Life's Last Threshold, Choir Brings Comfort http://klcc.org/post/lifes-last-threshold-choir-brings-comfort The Threshold Choir brings music to those on the threshold of life — people who are dying. The first group started about a decade and a half ago. Now there are choirs in 120 cities, and even a few countries.<p>One of the newer chapters is in Nashville. On a recent day, Tammy Heinsohn and two other choir members were going room to room at a hospice there, introducing themselves and offering to sing some lullabies.<p>They waited at one doorway until 86-year-old Avis Moni told them to come in, then walked to her bedside and began singing.<p>Moni had terminal colon cancer. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 14:56:00 +0000 Emily Siner 19524 at http://klcc.org At Life's Last Threshold, Choir Brings Comfort Police And Protesters Clash Over Curfew In Ferguson http://klcc.org/post/police-and-protesters-clash-over-curfew-ferguson <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 KCUR-FM. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.kcur.org/">http://www.kcur.org/</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Police+And+Protesters+Clash+Over+Curfew+In+Ferguson&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MzM1ODU4MDEzMTg5NjcxOTBkZGJhOA004)"/></div><p> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 editor 19514 at http://klcc.org A Video Game Tribute To Robin Williams http://klcc.org/post/video-game-tribute-robin-williams <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=A+Video+Game+Tribute+To+Robin+Williams&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyMTYxNDU5MDEyOTc4NzE4ODNhY2Q3ZQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>(SOUNDBITE OF COMMERCIAL)<p>ZELDA WILLIAMS: Stop stealing my rubies.<p>ROBIN WILLIAMS: They're mine now - mine.<p>Z. WILLIAMS: It is not over yet.<p>R. WILLIAMS: What move was that? Oh, don't do that. No, no, no.<p>Z. WILLIAMS: It's over. Sun, 17 Aug 2014 12:00:00 +0000 editor 19520 at http://klcc.org