Tuesday, October 9, 2012 | Categories: Episodes
* Pakistan Girl Shot. The Taliban attempts to assassinate a 14-year-old activist in the Swat Valley for speaking out for schools for girls.
* Ireland Mortgage. A young homeowner hopes proposed government legislation will keep a roof over her family's head.
* Zetas Leader Death. Mexico's Marines have killed Heriberto Lazcano - leader of one of Mexico's two largest and deadly drug cartels.
* American Britishisms. Our guest is spot on about the creeping influence of so-called "Britishisms" in U.S. English.
* Amber Spider. A 100-million-year-old piece of amber reveals a perfectly preserved spider, attacking a perfectly preserved wasp.
* Israel Academic Freedom. A dean at an Israeli University says some programs may be shut down because they present ideas at odds with those of PM Benjamin Netanyahu.
* On the winged and derrièred. Editors of the Oxford English Dictionary put out a public appeal for information pertaining to the "blue-arsed fly".