Originally published on Wed March 20, 2013 12:25 pm
Who or what caused a takedown of computer systems at banks and broadcasters in South Korea on Wednesday is still a matter of speculation, but suspicion immediately and unsurprisingly fell on Seoul's archenemy to the north.
If true, it wouldn't be the first time that North Korea, often regarded as technologically backward, has successfully wielded the computer as weapon.
Originally published on Fri March 22, 2013 6:07 am
As the Affordable Care Act nears its third birthday this Saturday, a poll finds the public actually knows less about the law now than when it passed in 2010. Oh, and a lot of what people think they know just isn't so.
Sat. 3/ 23 2p: My first assignment with Raices took me to a B-Side Players show that was "gateway", in Spanish. Karlos Paez and the Players live south of no north. They bring big border attitude, crazy Latin ritmos, their latest CD "Revolutionize", and a message of peace and community to RAICES. Minutes before a performance, Karlos talks with us in a conversation recorded out behind Low Spirits. We have all the high-lights... and all the details of the B-Side Players´return for a live performance April 6 at 20th annual Cesar Chavez celebration at the NHCC. RAICES will be there too!
This is TELL ME MORE, from NPR news. I'm Michel Martin. Today, we are going to spend some time across North Africa and the Middle East. It's the first day of spring, and that means it's the Persian New Year. We are going to celebrate Nowruz later in the program, with a comedian who's putting a new spin on the holiday. That's in just a few minutes.
Originally published on Wed March 20, 2013 10:03 am
A lot of photographers are revisiting 2003 this week — the year the U.S. invaded Iraq — and sharing photos from the years of war that followed. Even more literally, Associated Press photographer Maya Alleruzzo revisited various sites photographed during the war to see what has changed and what hasn't.
One scene speaks volumes: Today, shoppers pass through a busy shopping district in Baghdad. But in the 2008 photo, taken by Hadi Mizban for AP, the sidewalk is covered in fresh stains from a bombing that killed 22 people.