Morning Edition for June 13, 2011 Hear the Morning Edition program for June 13, 2011

Morning EditionMorning Edition

Wind turbines along the Columbia River Gorge near Goldendale, Wash. The Obama administration is hoping that a bet on green technologies will create the jobs of the future. Rick Bowmer/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Rick Bowmer/AP

Is Obama's Bet On Green Jobs Risky?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/137141008/137146149" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

An X-ray shows the dual turbinelike blood pumps that replaced Craig Lewis' heart. These devices were used in a last attempt to save his life. Courtesy of the Texas Heart Institute hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the Texas Heart Institute

Heart With No Beat Offers Hope Of New Lease On Life

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/137029208/137146154" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

By juicing up special cardiac stem cells, researchers hope to find a way for human hearts to heal when they're injured by a heart attack. PRNewsFoto/Zygote Media Group, Inc. via AP hide caption

toggle caption
PRNewsFoto/Zygote Media Group, Inc. via AP

All Pumped Up: Can Stem Cells Fix Human Hearts?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/137106353/137146155" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A vegetable seller waits for customers at Ataba market in Cairo. Tourism has dropped since the revolution that removed President Hosni Mubarak from office, and Egypt's economy is sagging. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Arab Spring Leaves Egypt In An Economic Slump

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/137008515/137146205" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Trent Fucci and Nancy King fill out lottery tickets for The Book of Mormon in front of a Broadway theater. The play has been sold out since previews. Margot Adler/NPR hide caption

toggle caption
Margot Adler/NPR

'Book of Mormon' Draws Hopefuls Into Ticket Lottery

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/137104823/137146207" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

A line worker checks vehicles at GM's Hamtramck assembly plant in Hamtramck, Mich. With potential buyers on a waiting list for its electric Chevrolet Volt, GM is building a new plant in Maryland. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Paul Sancya/AP

Can Electric Cars Put A Jolt In The Job Market?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/137044209/137146208" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

With its upward-sloping wings, the new Southern Ute Museum and Cultural Center is designed to resemble an eagle, a sacred symbol for the tribe. Courtesy of the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the Southern Ute Cultural Center and Museum

Colorado Tribe Puts Cultural Riches On Display

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/136931185/137146212" 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