Morning Edition for December 2, 2009 Hear the Morning Edition program for December 2, 2009

Morning EditionMorning Edition

National Security

Maj. Hasan's File Incomplete Due To FBI Mix-Up

less than 1 min

Hear Dina Temple-Rastin's Report On 'Morning Edition'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/121012705/120997334" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Santa Marta, shown in the foreground, is one of Rio de Janeiro's most notorious slums. Officials are trying to stem crime and violence there through a community-based approach to policing. Peter Breslow/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Peter Breslow/NPR

The Americas

In Brazil's Slums, Police Try A Softer Touch

5 min

In Brazil's Slums, Police Try A Softer Touch

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120997335/121012689" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Relief organizations estimate that 45 percent of the roughly 9,000 people at the Mazrak camp in northwestern Yemen brought livestock with them — mostly goats, sheep, cattle and donkeys. But the sudden change from the cooler mountain climate to the harsh temperatures at Mazrak is taking its toll; one relief group estimates mortality for the animals at about 15 percent. This photo shows a dead baby goat next to a tent housing displaced people. Peter Kenyon/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Peter Kenyon/NPR

Middle East

In Yemen, Animals Among The War's Displaced

3 min

In Yemen, Animals Among The War's Displaced

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/120402162/121012699" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Searching for a song you heard between stories? We've retired music buttons on these pages. Learn more here.

Morning EditionMorning Edition