12:49pm

Tue October 2, 2012
The Two-Way

Pope's Butler Professes Innocence, But Says He Betrayed Pontiff

Originally published on Tue October 2, 2012 5:14 pm

Pope Benedict XVI and his former butler, Paolo Gabriele (center), are shown at the Vatican in this file photo. The pope's private secretary, Georg Gaenswein, is on the left.
Andrew Medichini AP

Pope Benedict XVI's former butler took the stand at his trial Tuesday and offered a somewhat contradictory message: He declared himself innocent of stealing papal documents, but acknowledged betraying the trust of Pope Benedict XVI.

As NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports, Paolo Gabriele, 46, is charged with stealing documents pointing to corruption and power struggles with the church. Prosecutors say Gabriele has confessed to giving the material to an Italian journalist, and that his motive was to expose "evil and corruption" in the church.

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12:23pm

Tue October 2, 2012
The Fresh Air Interview

Paul Thomas Anderson, The Man Behind 'The Master'

Originally published on Tue October 9, 2012 9:38 am

Paul Thomas Anderson (left) works with actor Joaquin Phoenix on the set of The Master.
Phil Bray The Weinstein Co.

For Paul Thomas Anderson, moviemaking is not just an art; it's also about time management.

"At its best, a film set is when everybody knows what's going on and everybody's working together," he tells Fresh Air's Terry Gross. "At its worst, [it's] when something's been lost in communication and an actor's not sure how many shots are left or what's going on, and the makeup department's confused."

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12:16pm

Tue October 2, 2012
The Two-Way

House Committee: Washington Denied More Security For Libyan Consulate

Originally published on Tue October 2, 2012 1:00 pm

The U.S. Consulate in Benghazi after an attack by an armed group.
Esam Omran Al-Fetori Reuters /Landov

Before the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, the U.S. mission had made "repeated requests" for more security at the compound.

According to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform those requests by U.S. mission in Libya were denied by "officials in Washington."

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12:08pm

Tue October 2, 2012
Law

Judge Postpones Pennsylvania's Voter ID Law

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

A judge in Pennsylvania has blocked a key part of that state's new voter ID law, a law that's caused controversy. Now, come Election Day, voters showing up at the polls can still be asked to show a government-issued photo ID, but they will not be prevented from voting if they don't have one. NPR's Pam Fessler has been covering the story and she joins us now. Good morning.

PAM FESSLER, BYLINE: Good morning.

MONTAGNE: So, remind us what this Pennsylvania law is - you know, why it's been making national news.

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11:46am

Tue October 2, 2012
The Two-Way

Weather Channel Will Start Naming Winter Storms

A person uses cross country skis to get up 26th Street NW near P Street in the snow in Washington in 2010.
Alex Brandon AP

For a long time now, winter storms that cause significant headaches are named posthumously. Think about the Knickerbocker Storm of 1922, which got its name after it collapsed the roof of the Knickerbocker Theater in Washington, D.C, or the School House Blizzard of 1888, which killed hundreds, including many students making their way to school.

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10:40am

Tue October 2, 2012
Your Money

Can Saving Money Cost Money?

Originally published on Wed October 3, 2012 8:55 am

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CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST:

I'm Celeste Headlee and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Coming up, style maven Stacy London tells us about the psychology of fashion and what messages you're sending with your choice of clothing. That's in a few minutes.

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10:40am

Tue October 2, 2012
Middle East

Syria, Bahrain Still Feel Arab Spring Aftershocks

Originally published on Wed October 3, 2012 8:55 am

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CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST:

I'm Celeste Headlee and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Michel Martin is away. Coming up, can saving money now actually cost you money in the long run? We'll take a look at the effects of historically low interest rates in just a few minutes. But first, let's turn to the Middle East.

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10:01am

Tue October 2, 2012
10:01 Spotlight

10:01 Spotlight: How Can I Keep From Singing?

Bill Beckett talks David Hobson, Director of Centenary Choir and Music Minister at First United Methodist Church about "How Can I Keep From Singing" a choral concert featuring Centenary College’s Choir and Camerata, the First United Methodist Church Chancel Choir, area church choir members and directors, the First United Methodist Brass, and organist Ray Peebles, all under the direction of Dr. Eric Nelson. How Can I Keep from Singing is a beautiful hymn text that lifts the spirit through song as an expression of the deeper soul. The experience will feature classic and new sacred anthems as well as favorite hymn arrangements of the congregation. You can find out more by visiting Centenary College  or  First United Methodist Church.

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10:00am

Tue October 2, 2012
Pop-Up Politics

Pop-Up Politics: Beyond The Speeches

Originally published on Tue October 2, 2012 11:55 am

Pop-Up Politics
NPR

If you want a little background and perspective to what the presidential candidates are saying — as they're saying it — then our "Pop-Up Politics" videos are for you. As VH1 did with music videos, we've added pop-up bubbles and animation to stump speeches to give context to the candidates' statements on the war in Afghanistan, energy and the economy.

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9:59am

Tue October 2, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

How Some Parents Could Learn Adult Daughters' Birth Control Habits

Originally published on Thu October 4, 2012 8:53 am

An insurer's note could tip parents to their adult daughter's use of the pill.
iStockphoto.com

The 2010 health law removes one of the big barriers to contraception for many young women: cost. But if they don't feel confident that the care they will receive is confidential, these women may not take advantage of it.

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