KMUW http://kmuw.org en A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone http://kmuw.org/post/plan-untangle-our-digital-lives-after-were-gone Ancient peoples sent their dead to the grave with their prized possessions — precious stones, gilded weapons, and terracotta armies. But unlike these treasures, our digital property won't get buried with us. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:34:00 +0000 Molly Roberts 37901 at http://kmuw.org A Plan To Untangle Our Digital Lives After We're Gone White House Adviser: Cease-Fire Should Include Demilitarization Of Gaza http://kmuw.org/post/white-house-adviser-cease-fire-should-include-demilitarization-gaza A top White House adviser says any cease-fire agreement between Israel and Palestinians must include the demilitarization of Gaza.<p>In an interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep, White House adviser Tony Blinken said "that needs to be the end result."<p>"There has to be some way forward that does not involve Hamas having the ability to continue to rain down rockets on Israeli civilians," Blinken said.<p>Steve then asked if this means the U.S. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:01:00 +0000 editor 37899 at http://kmuw.org White House Adviser: Cease-Fire Should Include Demilitarization Of Gaza Many Kids Who Are Obese Or Overweight Don't Know It http://kmuw.org/post/many-kids-who-are-obese-or-overweight-dont-know-it Kids can be cruel, especially about weight. So you might think overweight or obese children know all too well that they're heavy — thanks to playground politics. But that's not necessarily so, according to government data covering about 6,100 kids and teens ages 8-15.<p>About 30 percent "misperceived" their weight status (underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese), according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:58:00 +0000 Katherine Hobson 37898 at http://kmuw.org Many Kids Who Are Obese Or Overweight Don't Know It Dutch Day Of Mourning, As Remains Of Some MH17 Victims Come Home http://kmuw.org/post/dutch-day-mourning-remains-some-mh17-victims-come-home When the two military planes land at the Eindhoven airport, The Netherlands will come to a standstill.<p>King Willem Alexander, Queen Maxima and Prime Minister Mark Rutte will be waiting at the airport along with relatives of the 193 Dutch residents who died after Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was downed over eastern Ukraine.<p>Almost a week after the tragedy and after a protracted international scramble to remove bodies and evidence from a war-zone in Ukraine, there will be some closure today.<p><a href="http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2014/07/dutch_declare_wednesday_offici.php">DutchNe Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:49:00 +0000 Eyder Peralta 37897 at http://kmuw.org Dutch Day Of Mourning, As Remains Of Some MH17 Victims Come Home A Dazzling Spectrum of Floating Color http://kmuw.org/post/dazzling-spectrum-floating-color <p>Working on the installation <em>Sen</em> by artist <a href="http://www.lisasolomon.com/">Lisa Solomon</a> was an all-hands-on-deck affair at the Ulrich Underground. I was one of many on the team and its completion was nothing short of a Herculean effort.</p><p>The title, <em>Sen</em>, is the Japanese word for ‘one thousand’. Most literally, this title describes the 1,000 hand-made doilies pinned to the wall. These doilies were made by participants from around the world.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:16:33 +0000 Lindsey Herkommer DeVries 37895 at http://kmuw.org A Dazzling Spectrum of Floating Color Gaza Conflict Day 16: Here's What You Need To Know http://kmuw.org/post/gaza-conflict-day-16-heres-what-you-need-know Amid another day of fighting, Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Tel Aviv on Wednesday and began a whirlwind session of shuttle diplomacy.<p>As NPR's Michele Kelemen, who is traveling with Kerry, tells our Newscast unit, Kerry is "trying to talk to everybody" to see if he can broker a cease-fire and perhaps lay the groundwork for longer-term negotiations over the future of Gaza.<p>The Israeli offensive against Hamas in the Gaza Strip is now entering its 16th day. Here's what you need to know:<p>-- Kerry has already met with U.N. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:11:00 +0000 editor 37896 at http://kmuw.org Gaza Conflict Day 16: Here's What You Need To Know How A Chokehold, Aka Neck Restraint, Is Supposed To Work http://kmuw.org/post/how-chokehold-aka-neck-restraint-supposed-work After a New York man died during a police takedown, police trainers say properly administered "neck restraint" moves do not result in choking and are safer than alternatives like Tasers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:10:00 +0000 Martin Kaste 37894 at http://kmuw.org Conflicting Obamacare Rulings Set Stage For Supreme Court Face-Off http://kmuw.org/post/conflicting-obamacare-rulings-set-stage-supreme-court-face Two federal appeals courts issued conflicting views of the subsidies available under Obamacare. The problem is the language in one subsection of the 950-page law — boiling down to just three words. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:10:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 37893 at http://kmuw.org Measles: What To Know During Local Outbreak http://kmuw.org/post/measles-what-know-during-local-outbreak <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kansas Department of Health and Environment has reported 11 cases of measles in Sedgwick County. Outbreaks have been reported in a number of states. According to the Center for Disease Control, the disease has seen very low infection rates since the early 2000’s, but this year, cases have nearly tripled. This has brought the spotlight back onto vaccinations. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">A Vaccination Clinic</strong></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Sean Sandefur & Abigail Wilson 37843 at http://kmuw.org Measles: What To Know During Local Outbreak 5 Managers Detained In Shanghai Expired-Meat Scandal http://kmuw.org/post/5-managers-detained-shanghai-expired-meat-scandal Chinese regulators suspended operations at Shanghai Husi Food, owned by Illinois-based OSI group. State media reported that stale meat was packaged for sale under "tacit approval" of senior managers. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:56:00 +0000 editor 37890 at http://kmuw.org