Weekend Edition Sunday http://www.kunc.org en Aid Workers In Short Supply As Ebola Grips Liberia http://www.kunc.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 15:44:00 +0000 59764 at http://www.kunc.org Aid Workers In Short Supply As Ebola Grips Liberia An Outcast Teen Attacked With Slurs, Fists, Gasoline And A Match http://www.kunc.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 59762 at http://www.kunc.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://www.kunc.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 59763 at http://www.kunc.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://www.kunc.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 12:27:00 +0000 Will Shortz 59758 at http://www.kunc.org A Puzzle Hokey Pokey, That's What It's All About The Private Eye Who Made Cool Jazz His Calling Card http://www.kunc.org/post/private-eye-who-made-cool-jazz-his-calling-card <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZ7RJj725iw</p> Sun, 24 Aug 2014 11:55:00 +0000 59759 at http://www.kunc.org The Private Eye Who Made Cool Jazz His Calling Card