Monday, May 02, 2011


The public death of a public enemy. Almost ten years after the attacks of September eleventh, 2001, American forces kill Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan.

Compound interest. Residents of Abbottabad, Pakistan, are stunned to find the leader of Al Qaeda was living in a bunker in their community.
In the dark. According to a Pakistani official, his country's intelligence agency played no role at all in the operation.
Reaping the whirlwind. An Alabama woman starts a Facebook page to help people find the photographs torn from them by tornadoes.

Coal comfort. A study of the heart rates of firewalkers and their family members is surprising -- partly because somebody did the study at all.

And...nobody knows the dribbles it's seen. A fire at a New Brunswick YMCA reveals what may be Canada's first-ever basketball court.

As It Happens, the Monday edition. Radio that finds hoop springs eternal.

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