Morning roundup

Top Stories: Afghan Attack; Russian Verdict; South African Violence

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Two U.S. Troops Killed By Afghan Police Officer; Latest 'Green On Blue' Attack.

Women In Russian Punk Band Found Guilty Of Hooliganism.

And we've updated a post we first published last evening:

South African Police Open Fire On Striking Miners, More Than 30 Killed.

Other stories in the news:

— "Iran's Ahmadinejad Says No Place For Israel In New Middle East." (Reuters)

— "Obama Offers Romney A Deal On Tax Releases." (USA Today's The Oval blog)

— "Obama To Stick With Biden As Veep." (The Hill)

— U.K., Sweden Criticize Ecuador For Giving Asylum To Julian Assange. (BBC News)

— "U.S. Reliance On Oil From Saudi Arabia Is Growing Again." (The New York Times)



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor

Support comes from