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The Two-Way
10:30 am
Thu April 14, 2011

FAA's Chief Of Air Traffic Control Has Resigned

The "sleeping air traffic controllers" revelations have cost the head of the Federal Aviation Administration's air traffic control unit his job.

"This morning I met with the head of our Air Traffic Organization, the part of the Federal Aviation Administration charged with operating our air traffic control system," FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt says in a statement the agency just posted online. "Hank Krakowski has submitted his resignation and I have accepted it."

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The Two-Way
10:30 am
Thu April 14, 2011

FAA's Chief Of Air Traffic Control Has Resigned

The "sleeping air traffic controllers" revelations have cost the head of the Federal Aviation Administration's air traffic control unit his job.

"This morning I met with the head of our Air Traffic Organization, the part of the Federal Aviation Administration charged with operating our air traffic control system," FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt says in a statement the agency just posted online. "Hank Krakowski has submitted his resignation and I have accepted it."

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The Two-Way
10:30 am
Thu April 14, 2011

FAA's Chief Of Air Traffic Control Has Resigned

The "sleeping air traffic controllers" revelations have cost the head of the Federal Aviation Administration's air traffic control unit his job.

"This morning I met with the head of our Air Traffic Organization, the part of the Federal Aviation Administration charged with operating our air traffic control system," FAA Administrator Randy Babbitt says in a statement the agency just posted online. "Hank Krakowski has submitted his resignation and I have accepted it."

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Conflict In Libya
4:00 am
Thu March 24, 2011

Facing Deadlock, Libyan Rebels Struggle To Regroup

A Libyan rebel observes at a front-line checkpoint near Zwitina, the outskirts of the city of Ajdabiya, south of Benghazi, eastern Libya, on Thursday.
Anja Niedringhaus AP

Originally published on Thu March 24, 2011 11:49 am

In key Libyan cities, anti-government rebels have been unable so far to dislodge forces loyal to Moammar Gadhafi, despite help from airstrikes and a no-fly zone from the Western coalition. Yet the rebels' provisional body is moving ahead with efforts to build a political structure to better define what the revolution stands for.

Meantime, there's creeping fear and paranoia in the rebel capital that people loyal to Gadhafi are trying to undermine those efforts through violence and intimidation.

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Japan In Crisis
11:16 am
Fri March 18, 2011

U.S. Seafood Industry Braces For Japan Crisis Impact

The earthquake, tsunami and radiation leaks in Japan are having a ripple effect on the trans-Pacific seafood trade.

In Seattle, Sushi Kappo Tamura chef and owner Taichi Kitamura is worried now that a big chunk of the Japanese fishing industry damaged or destroyed by the earthquake and tsunami. Along with sushi, Kitamura's menu also features some traditional recipes that use Japanese fish.

"Consistency in availability is very important because you have a menu and you have to keep certain items on the menu," Kitamura says.

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The Two-Way
9:19 am
Wed March 9, 2011

NPR CEO Vivian Schiller Resigns After Board Decides She Should Go

(5:25 p.m. ET: This post has been given an end-of-day write-through and re-ordering. After the following introduction, it lays out our updates in chronological order.)

Vivian Schiller, NPR's CEO and president since January 2009, left that job today in the wake of the second high-profile controversy to hit the organization in the past six months.

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The Two-Way
8:23 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Update: Latest On Aftermath Of NPR Exec's Comments

Originally published on Wed March 9, 2011 7:03 am

(Since we first published this post, there's been a major development — NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller has resigned. Go here to follow that news.)

Our original post:

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The Two-Way
8:23 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Update: Latest On Aftermath Of NPR Exec's Comments

Originally published on Wed March 9, 2011 7:03 am

(Since we first published this post, there's been a major development — NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller has resigned. Go here to follow that news.)

Our original post:

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The Two-Way
8:23 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Update: Latest On Aftermath Of NPR Exec's Comments

Originally published on Wed March 9, 2011 7:03 am

(Since we first published this post, there's been a major development — NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller has resigned. Go here to follow that news.)

Our original post:

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The Two-Way
8:23 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Update: Latest On Aftermath Of NPR Exec's Comments

Originally published on Wed March 9, 2011 7:03 am

(Since we first published this post, there's been a major development — NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller has resigned. Go here to follow that news.)

Our original post:

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The Two-Way
8:23 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Update: Latest On Aftermath Of NPR Exec's Comments

Originally published on Wed March 9, 2011 7:03 am

(Since we first published this post, there's been a major development — NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller has resigned. Go here to follow that news.)

Our original post:

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The Two-Way
8:23 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Update: Latest On Aftermath Of NPR Exec's Comments

Originally published on Wed March 9, 2011 7:03 am

(Since we first published this post, there's been a major development — NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller has resigned. Go here to follow that news.)

Our original post:

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The Two-Way
8:23 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Update: Latest On Aftermath Of NPR Exec's Comments

Originally published on Wed March 9, 2011 7:03 am

(Since we first published this post, there's been a major development — NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller has resigned. Go here to follow that news.)

Our original post:

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The Two-Way
8:23 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Update: Latest On Aftermath Of NPR Exec's Comments

Originally published on Wed March 9, 2011 7:03 am

(Since we first published this post, there's been a major development — NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller has resigned. Go here to follow that news.)

Our original post:

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The Two-Way
8:23 am
Wed March 9, 2011

Update: Latest On Aftermath Of NPR Exec's Comments

Originally published on Wed March 9, 2011 7:03 am

(Since we first published this post, there's been a major development — NPR CEO and President Vivian Schiller has resigned. Go here to follow that news.)

Our original post:

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