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Sat July 23, 2011
NPR Story

Longtime Doorkeeper Of The House Dies At 75

James T. Molloy, a second-generation firefighter and long-time doorkeeper of the U.S. House of Representatives, died on Tuesday. Several years ago, he was interviewed by his friend and fellow Buffalo-native, the late journalist, Tim Russert for StoryCorps — the project that travels the country recording your stories and archives them at the Library of Congress.

6:00am

Sat July 23, 2011
NPR Story

Will Global Warming Cause More Extreme Weather?

As the country continues to bake in record-breaking heat, and in this year of weather extremes, people want to know: Is this all part of an ominous climate change? Host Scott Simon speaks with NOAA meteorologist Martin Hoerling about the situation.

6:00am

Sat July 23, 2011
Europe

Norway Attacks Called Worst Since World War II

More than 90 people are confirmed dead following Friday's attacks in Norway. The capital city of Oslo was hit by a bomb and then a gunman opened fire at a youth camp. Host Scott Simon speaks with Halvard Sandberg, a reporter for the Norwegian broadcasting corporation, NRK, who is following the story from the site of the camp.

6:00am

Sat July 23, 2011
Politics

Different Approach To Hearings On U.S. Side Of Pond

When the U.S. Congress holds an investigative hearing, count on members of Congress to preen and talk and get to a question and then interrupt the answer. As we saw this week when Rupert Murdoch and his son were questioned in the Parliament, the Brits have a very different style.

6:00am

Sat July 23, 2011
Around the Nation

Along Stagecoach Line, Hero Is A Horse

Our summer roadtrip called, "Honey, Stop the Car!" takes us to Northern California's Gold Country, where we find a tribute to a local legend gunned down in a stagecoach robbery in 1901.

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