Egypt http://news.stlpublicradio.org en NPR's Andy Carvin Talks Revolutions: Journalism, Social Media And The Arab Spring http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nprs-andy-carvin-talks-revolutions-journalism-social-media-and-arab-spring <p>NPR's senior social media strategist Andy Carvin was our sole guest today on "St. Louis on the Air."&nbsp;</p><p>Carvin&nbsp;touched on his beginnings, his role as a "information DJ" and how he pieces together truth in real time.</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">How does he describe his job?</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Carvin said one of the best ways he can think of to describe what he does is a "journalistic test pilot."</span></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:26:38 +0000 Kelsey Proud, Alex Heuer, Don Marsh & Mary Edwards 10383 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org NPR's Andy Carvin Talks Revolutions: Journalism, Social Media And The Arab Spring Akin calls for suspension of aid to Egypt http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/akin-calls-suspension-aid-egypt <p>Missouri Rep. Todd Akin says the U.S. should suspend aid to Egypt because of the attack on the U.S. embassy and the repeated burning of American flags by Egyptians.</p><p>Akin said in a statement Thursday that the fact that the embassy attack occurred on Sept. 11 suggests it was planned and not spontaneous. He said if Egypt were a good ally, it should have better protected the U.S. embassy.</p><p>Akin said U.S. aid to Egypt should be suspended "until the Egyptian government takes corrective action to restore its relationship with the United States."</p> Thu, 20 Sep 2012 20:10:53 +0000 The Associated Press 4664 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Akin calls for suspension of aid to Egypt Judge rules 3,200-year-old mummy mask can stay in St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/judge-rules-3200-year-old-mummy-mask-can-stay-st-louis <p>A 3,200-year-old mummy mask at the center of an&nbsp;international dispute will remain in St. Louis following a ruling&nbsp;by a federal judge.</p><p>The U.S. government <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-attorney-seeks-forfeiture-egyptian-mask-art-museum">sought to return</a> the funeral mask of Lady&nbsp;Ka-nefer-nefer to Egypt, claiming it had&nbsp;been stolen before the St. Louis Art Museum purchased it from a New&nbsp;York art dealer in 1998. But U.S. District Judge Henry Autry in St.&nbsp;Louis ruled on March 31 that the mask can remain with the art&nbsp;museum.</p> Thu, 05 Apr 2012 17:08:06 +0000 The Associated Press 3437 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Judge rules 3,200-year-old mummy mask can stay in St. Louis Morning headlines: Monday, August 22, 2011 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/morning-headlines-monday-august-22-2011 <p><strong>Critics challenge Mo. measure to limit payday loan interest</strong></p><p>The proposed ballot measure would cap interest, fees and charges for payday and car title loans at 36 percent per year.</p><p>Critics of the proposal filed a lawsuit in the state Capitol&#39;s home of Cole County. The suit contends a ballot summary for the proposal is inadequate and unfair and that the cost estimate for the proposal does not address all the possible costs.</p> Mon, 22 Aug 2011 14:18:10 +0000 Julie Bierach & The Associated Press 1915 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Morning headlines: Monday, August 22, 2011 U.S. Attorney seeks forfeiture of Egyptian mask at Art Museum http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/us-attorney-seeks-forfeiture-egyptian-mask-art-museum <p>The U.S. Attorney&#39;s office is demanding that the Saint Louis Art Museum give up an<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/24/world/africa/24iht-loot.1.18094900.html"> Egyptian mask</a> because it&#39;s stolen property.</p> Wed, 16 Mar 2011 21:52:33 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 741 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org U.S. Attorney seeks forfeiture of Egyptian mask at Art Museum NPR Coverage of Developments in Egypt http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/npr-coverage-developments-egypt <p>For the latest developments in Egypt, <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/133370727/anti-government-protests-roil-egypt">here is NPR's coverage</a>.<!-- START NPR NEWSCASTS MODULE CODE --><!-- END NPR MODULES CODE --></p><p>NPR's "The Two Way" also has a live blog of the coverage, which you can <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2011/02/11/133675132/live-blog-latest-on-events-in-egypt">see here.</a></p> Fri, 11 Feb 2011 17:08:26 +0000 Kelsey Proud & WUIS 513 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org NPR Coverage of Developments in Egypt