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Amid Search For Missing Airliner, EgyptAir Resumes Flights From Paris

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 11:18am

Mary Louise Kelly talks with Associated Press reporter Raphael Satter, who's at the airport in Paris where Flight 804 took off Wednesday bound for Cairo. It's believed to have crashed into the sea.

EgyptAir Flight 804 Reportedly Swerved And Spun Before Disappearing

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 11:00am

NPR's Russell Lewis, who covers aviation, and Emily Harris in Cairo have the latest on the airliner that went missing en route from Paris with 66 people aboard.

EgyptAir Flight 804 Was Being Tracked As It Descended And Fell Off Radar

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 10:27am

Aviation analyst Alex Macheras in London and NPR's Emily Harris in Cairo have the latest on the missing airliner that's presumed to have crashed into the ocean.

Missing EgyptAir Flight 804: Investigations Under Way In Cairo, Paris

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 10:24am

David Kirkpatrick of the New York Times in Cairo and NPR's Eleanor Beardsley in Paris have the latest on the missing EgyptAir airliner.

Search Is On For Missing EgyptAir Flight 804

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 7:40am

Egyptian officials warn reporters that the plane is "missing" and not to assume anything else. For more of what's going on in the Egyptian capital Cairo, Renee Montagne talks to Emily Harris.

EgyptAir Officials Gather Clues About Planes Disappearance

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 7:17am

Egypt and French officials offer condolences to families. Renee Montagne talks to NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and H.A. Hellyer at the Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East at the Atlantic Council.

EgyptAir Flight That Vanished Off Radar Likely Crashed Over Water

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 7:00am

Greece's defense minister says its air traffic controllers tracked the plane as it fell before it disappeared. Mary Louise Kelly talks to NPR's Russell Lewis and aviation analyst Alex Macheras.

Missing EgyptAir Plane Was Damaged And Lost, French President Says

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 6:38am

Francois Hollande said the details available to French authorities confirm that the plane crashed. Mary Louise Kelly talks to NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Tarek El-Tablawy, who reports for Bloomberg.

Postal Workers In Finland Offer Lawn Mowing Service

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 6:18am

With so many people emailing and texting, mail carriers in Finland found themselves with time on their hands. Their monthly lawn mowing service starts at $75 and goes up if you have a big yard.

Zoo In Taipei Releases Proof-Of-Life Photo Of Panda Rumored To Be Dead

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 6:14am

Chinese newspapers have reported that 11-year-old Tuan Tuan died of distemper. Not so, the Taipei Zoo says — releasing photos of the panda, complete with recent newspapers, as evidence.

Flight From Paris To Cairo Vanished From Radar In Egyptian Airspace

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

A flight from Paris to Cairo disappeared from radar after arriving into Egyptian airspace. Renee Montagne talks to Todd Curtis, of the website AirSafe, and NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Russell Lewis.

Airbus A320 Used By EgyptAir Disappears On Flight From Paris To Cairo

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

Renee Montagne talks to NPR's Russell Lewis and Eleanor Beardsley — as well as Declan Walsh, who is "The New York Times" bureau chief in Cairo.

Search Mounted For Missing AirEgypt Flight

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

Sixty-six people were on the plane when it disappeared during a flight from Paris to Cairo. Renee Montagne talks to NPR's Eleanor Beardsley and Russel Lewis and Alex Macheras, an aviation analyst.

Veterans Choice Program Will Get Better, VA's Shulkin Says

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

Renee Montagne talks to David Shulkin, under secretary for Health for the Department of Veterans Affairs, about how the VA plans to fix the Veterans Choice Program.

'Britain's Schindler' Is Remembered By Those He Saved From The Nazis

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

More than 600 Jewish children owe their lives to Nicholas Winton, who saved them from Czechoslovakia on the eve of WWII. Winton died last year at 106. A memorial is being held in London on Thursday.

TV Networks Reveal New Shows Hoping To Attract Advertisers

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

Television networks present their fall schedules to advertisers this week at the "upfronts" in New York. New shows and strategies will be revealed.

Nevada's Democratic Party Convention Highlights Turmoil Between Sanders, Clinton Supporters

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

Tensions are simmering between Democratic Party leaders and Senator Bernie Sanders over the behavior of his supporters, especially at the Nevada State Democratic Party's convention over the weekend. Mary Louise Kelly talks to Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri, who is backing Hillary Clinton in the presidential race.

Budget Shortfalls Affect National Parks' Maintenance, Cleaning

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

There are about 250 toilets on the North Carolina side of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and a small number of people to clean them. With decreasing budgets, employees are doing more with less.

Rain Barrels Are Now Legal In Colorado

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

Who owns rain that falls from the sky? In the West, this is a topic of serious discussion and lawmaking. This summer, after much debate, Colorado will allow homeowners to use rain barrels.

Association Helps Schools Navigate Transgender Bathroom Guidelines

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 4:18am

Mary Louise Kelly talks to Francisco Negron of the National School Boards Association, about how local school districts are handling the new federal guidance on transgender students.

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